Why choose a .blog domain?
Create a digital destination for your blog. Whether you’re launching a personal blog to share your experiences or building out a blog for your business as a means to share your expertise and grow inbound traffic, a .blog extension can be a game changer. Use this domain as the main homepage of your new digital publication or as a subdomain on your resources hub to help readers find (and trust) your content faster.
.blog facts, stats & history
.blog was added to the Domain Name System in 2016 and was intended for bloggers looking to build an easily identifiable home for their digital content. Shortened from “web log,” the popularity of blogs took off in the early 2000s as a means for writers, media outlets, businesses, and more to share their perspectives with an engaged readership.
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Is .blog right for you?
a .blog domain name can help make your site’s purpose known, or it can be used to keep your blog content separate from your main website homepage. This can help with everything from brand recognition to simple navigation and improved user experience.
Ideas for your .blog domain
Independent bloggers or publications may choose a .blog domain name to emphasize what their site is all about. Meanwhile, many larger companies .blog to separate their digital resources from their main website.
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FAQ - Learn more about .blog domains
.blog is a generic top-level domain (TLD) that’s been available for registration since 2016.
Site owners of all types—from independent bloggers to corporate marketing teams—use .blog domain names to easily classify their online publication or resource hub.
Anyone can buy a generic .blog domain name, however there are some restrictions when it comes to registering trademarked names.
Yes! You can buy your branded .blog domain names through Shopify, as long as you have trademark permission.
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