Why choose a .xyz domain?
Looking for a domain name with endless opportunity? .xyz is versatile, bold, and fiercely independent. With no country association or obvious creative domain hacks, .xyz offers a blank slate for individuals and brands to show off their rebellious side and set themselves apart. It’s no wonder .xyz is one of the most popular domain extensions available.
.xyz facts, stats & history
Show that your site exists out-of-the-box with a .xyz domain name. With more than 3.5 million .xyz domain names registered around the world, this bold extension has proven its popularity a few million times over. .xyz first earned widespread attention when Alphabet Inc. (yep, that’s Google’s parent company) used www.abc.xyz since the traditional .com alternatives were already taken.
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Is .xyz right for you?
All types of people looking for a unique extension without a country code flock to .xyz. And its independence doesn’t end there. The generic top-level domain (TLD) is also multi-generational—Gens X, Y, and Z all feel some affinity to the extension.
Ideas for your .xyz domain
Maybe your brand is a bit rebellious and you want a domain extension that packs a punch. Maybe you want to emphasize that you don’t have any regional affiliation. Or maybe you’re a retailer targeting Gen X, Y, and Z.
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FAQ - Learn more about .xyz domains
.xyz is a generic top-level domain (TLD) that’s been publicly available since 2014. It’s operated by XYZ.com and CentralNic, which have sold more than 3.5M .xyz domains to date.
People choose .xyz to show that their brand has an edge and to separate themselves from the .com and .co pack. Since Google treats all generic TLDs the same, choosing a .xyz domain extension can help you get your first choice of a domain name without sacrificing SEO.
Anyone can buy a .xyz domain name—no exceptions!
Yes, you can buy your branded .xyz domain names through Shopify.
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