Suffixes are the last part of a domain name and can describe the type of business it represents, or a suggestion of where the business is located. When you register a domain name, you must choose a suffix (or extension as they are also called) to go at the end, such as a .com or .co.nz. Some customers purchase their domain name with multiple suffix types, which helps prevent others registering them and directing customers away from the business' website.
To understand which suffix(es) to choose for your domain name, we've put together a list of the most popular suffixes and what they tell you.
When registering a domain, you must also choose a suffix for it. Here are some of the most common suffixes and what they represent:
More explanatory suffixes include .shop .click .work . auction .bargains .boutique .builders .dating .delivery .fashion .kiwi .shoes
A complete list of the domain suffix options that we support can be found here on our website.
Once you've chosen the first part of your domain name, next comes the extension or suffix. For many, the suffix will simply be a country one, such as .co.nz. For some though, that may be unavailable or they would like something more specific and memorable. If this is you, consider these tips when picking your domain extension:
So, where to next? Head over to our free domain checker, where you can learn if your chosen domain and suffix is available. To learn what your domain extension options are, take a look at our current list of suffixes we can register for you.
Posted: Wednesday 30 June 2021