.blog domain names


.BLOG is a generic extension which aims is to be used as an intuitive online namespace providing consumers quality blogging services.

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • 2 free mailboxes with 3GB of storage
  • -50% off your first web hosting purchase

Why .blog?

The advantages of a .blog domain name

One of the domain endings created in response to the overcrowding of traditional domain endings like .com and .net, .blog is also adapted for specific content. Similarly to .info or .page, .blog indicates the type of content that internet users will find on your site, specifically, blog articles, which might serve to promote yourself or your business.

A .blog domain especially adapted to written content

Since .blog was only recently created and since it's devoted to specialized content, it's that much easier to find a domain name you'll like. The term "blog" is also understood in many languages, making .blog clearly identifiable and easy to remember for an international audience. Finally, since it's possible to write blogs on any subject, you can just a .blog domain name for a wide variety of content.

Promote your business with a .blog domain name

By adopting a .blog domain name, you have the ability to speak to a targeted audience of readers and cultivate your company's image with them. People looking to get informed about your business sector will be able to easily find your site by searching in their preferred search engine.

.blog domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $53.70
Pricing Options Prices for Canada, Taxes excluded, in $ (CAD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .blog domain names

Technical operator
Creation date
May 2016

Related Contract

View the .blog contract

.BLOG domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Knock Knock Whois There since August, 2016.
Assigning: .BLOG domain names are open to everyone.
Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place and third and fourth place)
IDN (accented domain names): No.
Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability,
1 year during Sunrise period and Landrush
Second-level extensions: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration. It is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date
Disputes: URS and UDRP
Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domain name owner. The expiration date is unchanged
Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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