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.SHOP Top-Level Domain Available Now

The .SHOP domain names are available for registration. You can now search and order your desired .SHOP domains through our on-line order system. Please click the button below to see the regulations and prices for the .SHOP names.

.SHOP - general information

The .SHOP extension is expected to embrace domain registration by businesses, entrepreneurs and individuals seeking to enhance their shopping-related identity on the Internet.

The new .SHOP domain is intended for e-commerce business as well as main street retailers. The .SHOP extension is expected to be one of the more sought after gTLDs owing to the constantly growing amount of online retailers and e-commerce websites. Businesses seeking to enhance their online presence and boost their website traffic should consider the new .SHOP name-place. It will clearly identify the character of your website and send a meaningful message to Internet users before they enter your website. Navigation is also sure to be easier and more efficient. Good domains that will distinguish your business among the competition are hard to find yet the .SHOP extension will certainly give businesses the opportunity to establish a more desirable presence.

.SHOP is a new generic Top-Level Domain (E-commerce & Consumer Niche gTLD) announced by ICANN, the Internet domain authority. The New gTLD Program`s goal is to enhance competition, innovation, and consumer choice. You can see it as your opportunity to get that perfect domain which has been taken by someone else. The introduction of .SHOP domain extension is divided into three phases: Pre-registration, Sunrise and Landrush. After Landrush period, the .SHOP domain will become public and registrations will be available to everyone (General availability).

Pre-registration
(active for non-trademark holders till General availability)
A free and non-binding way to get a head start securing the new domain name. Indication of an interest in a given domain and eventually registering name(s) in .SHOP when registration becomes available.
Sunrise
(approx duration 30-60 days)
Time at the launch of the .SHOP domain before public domain registration for the .SHOP begins, allowing brand/trademark owners to register, or block related domain names. See our Managed TMCH Submission service.
Landrush
(approx duration 30 days)
The initial launch phase for broad general distribution when anyone (usually companies) can submit a request for a domain name under the .SHOP. Landrush registrations are typically NOT first-come, first-served. Duplicate requests are auctioned between the parties desiring an identical name.
General availability
(perpetual after Landrush)
Finally, domain names under the .SHOP will be available to the general public, at normal retail prices on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants may attempt to register previously pre-registered domains within .SHOP. When a domain is registered, it is officially reserved and registered in real time.

If you are not a brand owner, before General availability you are allowed to take part only in the first phase and pre-register your desired domain names within .SHOP. The use of our gTLD pre-registration module is free of charge and without any obligation to buy later on. We will keep you updated on future developments related to your preregistered domains, including information about pricing and regulations, once these have been announced by the registry responsible for a given gTLD. Please note that pre-registration of .SHOP is not a queue. Although we will try our best, we cannot provide any kind of guarantee that pre-registration will eventually lead to successful registration of your chosen domain within the .SHOP extension.
If you wish to secure your rights to a specific domain name, please choose our Managed TMCH Submission service which offers trademark owners a simple yet efficient way to monitor and protect their brands. It is also the only way by which trademark owners can participate in designated Sunrise periods.
For non-trademark holders Pre-registration of .SHOP will be available until General availability.

Why .SHOP?

The Digital Revolution has changed the modern world, bringing more than 2.4 billion Internet users under one virtual roof. As people connect mainly for commercial, social, cultural, and educational purposes, the right name-space has become increasingly important. Landing that perfect domain name in the dynamic e-market may take any .SHOP ahead of the competition. New gTLDs are perfect alternatives for businesses, entrepreneurs, and individuals seeking to break out from the limited space of .COM, .NET or .ORG. Not only do new domains allow for more creative use of descriptive names but also create a safer and more efficient Internet. What better way is there to promote your .SHOP than with its website address? Domain names such as MARIASFLOWER.SHOP, PARISBEAUTY.SHOP or KIDSSHOES.SHOP clearly show what the websites refer to before visitors even enter the website.

From all-in-one to niche .SHOP(s), businesses can embrace the new domain in the way that best suits their needs. Whether it is books, cosmetics, pet food, software, antiques or fishing equipment, .SHOP extension is there to help reach your target audience and generate more online traffic. While online shopping has become the norm, .SHOP domain is expected to become the commercial platform for both sellers and buyers with easy and efficient navigation.

Now is the time to select the .SHOP domain name that will best suit your commercial activities and to take advantage of the exciting changes coming to the Internet.

Frequently Asked Questions for .SHOP domain names and E-commerce & Consumer Niche
What are new gTLD's?
A gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) is the set of characters following the dot at the end of a website address. Hundreds of new domain extensions (new gTLDs), such as .SPORT, .ART, or .WEB, are being introduced to the Internet as an alternative to web addresses where .COM or .NET would normally be.
Why should I register .SHOP domain name?
You are free to choose from hundreds of domain extensions tailored to your website's needs to give it a unique virtual identity. Furthermore, with .SHOP extension your website is likely to turn up in more searches and generate more online traffic.
When will .SHOP be available?
The dates of each phase depend on the Registry managing the new gTLDs. In the case of .SHOP, the specific dates will be published as soon as they are available to the public. At the moment, the following information is available:
General Availability/Go Live: 26 Sep 2016
Why should I pre-register .SHOP now?
We will keep you updated on any developments related to your pre-registered .SHOP domain, including information about pricing and regulations, once these have been announced by the registry responsible for .SHOP.
Does it cost anything to pre-register .SHOP?
The use of our gTLD pre-registration module is free of charge and without any obligation to a future purchase. Please note that pre-registration of .SHOP is not a queue. Although we will try our best, we cannot provide any kind of guarantee that pre-registration will actually lead to the successful registration of your chosen domain within .SHOP.
Are there any limitations on .SHOP pre-registrations?
No, with Web Solutions you are free to pre-register as many [new gTLDs] as you wish free of charge. However, although we will try our best, we cannot provide any kind of guarantee that pre-registration will lead to the successful registration of your chosen domain within .SHOP.
Are trademarks usable in .SHOP domain registration?
If you are a brand owner, it is important that you register your trademark(s) with the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) prior to the release of .SHOP. Brands are protected by the TMCH in two ways: with a Sunrise Service and a Trademark Claims Service. Web Solutions further offer a Managed TMCH Submissions service. Click here to read more.
Am I obligated to register a .SHOP I pre-registered?
Pre-registration of .SHOP names with Web Solutions is free of charge and with no obligation to buy the domain name later on. By expressing your interest in a .SHOP name and pre-registering it, you can be assured of our assistance in keeping you up to date on any developments regarding .SHOP.
Why would I want to pre-register .SHOP with Web Solutions?
Founded in 1998, Web Solutions is an established domain registrar and an accredited agent of the Trademark Clearinghouse with a solid track record and a large number of satisfied customers. Should you need more information regarding the pre-registration process, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Team at support@web-solutions.eu or by calling on +44 (0) 208 133 3994.
Can anyone register a .SHOP domain name?
The registration requirements may differ for each new extension depending on the category they belong to and the registry offering them.
How do I host my .SHOP domain name?
Web Solutions' services include hosting and email service for .SHOP. To order hosting, email service and SSL certificates, click here or contact our Support Team at support@web-solutions.eu or via phone on +44 (0) 208 133 3994.
Do I have to configure my DNS?
All the .SHOP domain names may be hosted on your own name servers. If you specify no name servers, we will provide DNS for your .SHOP domains free of charge.
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Need more information?

If you would like more information about the .SHOP domain ending, have other questions about the E-commerce & Consumer Niche domains or our pre-registration service, please don't hesitate to contact us at relations@web-solutions.eu or via phone: +44 (0) 208 133 3994