Domain names

Make your online project real

It includes :

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

The largest domain names offering

  • Over 700 extensions

    Our powerful search and suggestion tools help you choose the perfect domain name among 700+ extensions.

  • 2 mailboxes included with each Domain

    2 mailboxes with 3GB storage each. Unlimited email forwarding and aliases.

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  • Multi-device support

    Our slick and intuitive interface lets you manage your domain names and other products seamlessly on all your devices.

Domain names pricing

TLDsRegisterRenewTransfer
.com£13.86£13.86£9.90
.co.uk£8.87£8.87FREE
.uk£8.87£8.87FREE
.io£38.63£38.63£37.30
.net£17.64£17.64£14.04
.fr£12.00£12.00£12.00
.club
Promo
  £17.28   £2.88
£17.28£14.64
.me
Promo
  £18.48   £4.20
£18.48£18.48
.org
Promo
  £15.84   £9.19
£15.84£11.88
.eu
Promo
  £12.00   £4.80
£12.00£12.00
.app£20.54£20.54£17.40
.online
Promo
  £42.72   £6.00
£42.72£36.19
.shop
Promo
  £40.70   £10.43
£40.70£34.49
.page£13.79£13.79£11.69
.info£22.74£22.74£19.27
.art
Promo
  £15.89   £3.00
£15.89£13.46
.us£12.60£12.60£12.60
.link
Promo
  £12.82   £5.39
£12.82£10.86
.tv£31.42£31.42£27.46
.tw£19.22£19.22£16.30
.tech
Promo
  £50.26   £6.00
£50.26£50.26
.xyz£14.59£14.59£12.37
Pricing Options Prices for United Kingdom, Taxes included, in £ (GBP)

Everything you need comes with your domain name

Over 700 extensions

One of the largest offers of new extensions added each week.
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Free SSL Certificate

Each domain name registration comes with a free 1-year Standard SSL certificate.

2 email mailboxes

1000 alias included, forwards, redirection…
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Gandi Corporate Services

Get help from a dedicated account manager, protect your brand and enjoy special corporate services.
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See our Reseller service details

Sell our products on your platform through our powerful APIs, enjoy dedicated tools, and increase your revenue.
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Data privacy

We can send an obfuscated version of your email to the registries (if applicable), so it is never public if you don't want it to be.
Our whois is also 100% GDPR compliant.

Unlimited support

Highly-trained support ready to help you

DNS management

Manage your DNS on a fast and secure interface. Our LiveDNS tool allows instant record changes.

DNSSEC

Available for the most popular extensions, and new ones are continually being added.

Detailed documentation

Tutorials and guides to help you get started and then go further
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Connect to your third party apps in 1 click

Link your domains to your favorite services

Manage your products on all devices

Manage all your Gandi products from your computer, tablet, or smartphone

Domain names: an essential element for any website

When you are considering the creation of a new website, a domain name is quite often the first thing that comes to mind.

In the beginning, the Internet relied solely on IP addresses to identify web pages, which worked at the time because there were relatively few websites and they were not accessible to a wide audience. The format we all know today was created to replace this system because strings of digits were complicated for humans to memorize.

Today, websites usually use an address that starts with "www" followed by a domain name and its domain name extension, or TLD – Top Level Domain (‘.com’, ‘.de’, ‘.co.uk’, etc.)

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How domain names work

What is a domain name?

Used as a starting point to all website pages, a domain name often corresponds to the name of the company or brand which owns the site. It takes the shape of ‘example.com’, ‘example.fr’, etc. While there are no restrictions as to the name itself, this approach is the most widely observed.

When you purchase and register a domain name (such as ‘example.fr’), you create a unique and unalterable address. Modifying the slightest element in this domain name is indeed equivalent to creating a second one. Even a different extension leads to a unique domain name. Thus, ‘example.fr’ and ‘example.com’ may direct the users to two distinct websites belonging to two different people and dealing with completely unrelated topics.

Domain name availability

For all the many websites on the Internet to be identified, every single domain name must be unique and needs to be registered through a registrar. When you purchase a domain from Gandi, it will be considered ‘unavailable’ to anyone wishing to register the same domain name for a minimum of one year. This domain name is reserved for you and you are free to use it for your own site without running the risk of it no longer being available.

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Domain name renewal

It is possible to reserve a domain name before even beginning to use it. Similarly, renewing it when it is about to expire (usually after one year) is just as important. If you allow your domain to expire, it will become available to other Internet users once more. However, Gandi does offer automatic renewal.

What is the role of a domain name?

Central to your website’s URL (or address), this element is used to identify your online presence and allows Internet users to find you within the worldwide web.

A domain name is the name you select to represent you on the Internet. Users can therefore continue to access your website by typing in the same address even if its hosting situation were to change.

Domain name transfer

Just as you may change your hosting service, it is also possible to opt for a different domain name registrar. If you already own a domain name, transfering it allows you to make Gandi your new registrar.

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Frequently asked questions

Check Gandi's domain name price list and see all available domain endings to find the best price:

You can migrate to a new domain name. Here's how:

  1. Choose a domain ending that's geo-localized (.us, .ca, .uk, .nyc, or .london), linked to what you do (.org, .tech, .store, .site), or targeted by product or services (.gay, .best, or .art)
  2. Choose a short and easy-to-remember domain name that uses keywords, or references your brand name or industry
  3. Choose a domain that already has some history (a reserved domain, an expired domain, etc.) to take advantage of the SEO that Google gives to sites that have been online for a few years. Use Gandi.net's WHOIS to find who owns a domain that's already registered
  4. Add an SSL certificate to your domain for prioritization over sites that lack SSL

There are 2 different options for getting a domain name at Gandi :

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