Assert your expertise with a .news domain name
One of the most evocative terms on the internet the world over, .news immediately brings to mind headlines and investigative reports. It also enjoys a high level of trust: a site that uses a .news domain name is generally perceived as a trusted source of information. Buying a .news domain name, then, is a way for news entities to boost their credibility.
Bring together your community with a .news domain name
The .news domain ending is considered a generic domain ending. Available to individuals as well as organizations, you can use yours to share different types of news — in real time or after the fact:
- Current events
- Conferences ;
- Job offers
- A social media livestream
Your website becomes a space for centralizing and sharing information with your community.
A .news domain name: an option open to everyone
The .news domain ending is popular because domain name registrants get a short, impactful, and streamlined URL that's easy to remember. Registering a .news domain name works on the usual "first come, first served" system and it only takes a few minutes to buy a .news domain name.
.news domain prices
- For 1 year:
- From 2 to 10 years: HK$262.16
Rules and particularities of .news domain names
.NEWS domain names at Gandi.netAccreditation: Gandi has been accredited by Donuts since November 2013
Terms and ConditionsAssigning: .NEWS domain names are open to everyone
Syntax: from 1 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first and last place)
IDN (accented domain names): yes
Registration period: 1 year during the Sunrise and Landrush periods, from 1 to 10 years during the geneal opening
Second-level extensions: no
ProceduresRenewal: 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, will not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by e-mail) and renews the domain for 1 year
Change of Ownership: available on our interface
Deletion process: quarantine of 45 days, see this table
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