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Get a top-level .blog domain with IONOS and create your own dynamic platform

Your blog is special, unique and personal, and when registering a new .blog domain with IONOS you tell your readers exactly what to expect. Distinguish yourself from the world of inflexible forums and eShops by promoting the unique features and qualities that your blog has to offer. With IONOS's domain registration services, you are free to select the perfect new top-level domain for whatever area you happen to specialise in, while also ensuring that your content remains relevant and recognisable. Your area of expertise will be highlighted in your new .blog domain, ushering the right audience directly to you. For example, if your site is www.wine.blog, you are sure to have wine aficionados guided straight to the full-bodied, inspiring content of your wine blog.

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Register unforgettable websites on IONOS with new .blog domains

Bloggers who have previously been limited to .com and .co.uk extensions will be instantly recognisable with the new .blog and .chat domain names. Long and clumsy web addresses are a thing of the past as a huge choice of new top-level domains become available at IONOS. Fashionistas are sure to keep up with all the latest gossip by following www.fashion.chat and, when you register with IONOS you are sure to receive all the latest news and updates regarding the ever changing world of top-level domains. This means you will be among the first to create a unique and unforgettable web address.

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FAQs - Frequently asked questions

The new .blog domain is an excellent option for any blog project and really helps it to stand out from the mass of other blogs out there. With the new blog domain extension, your platform and services will be easily distinguished from your competitors. By creating specialised domain names for your respective services, you will have a clearer message showing in the search engine results, informing your audience about the content of your site. With so many vague and misleading domain names to filter through, your readers may get lost on the way to your valuable content.

However, when you buy a new, specialised blog domain from IONOS, you choose a name that suits you best and that your readers will recognise and remember. For example, football fans need simply click on www.football.talk for all the latest results and news from their favourite club, without any doubt as to what is on this site. Specialised .blog domains ensure that you become an instant authority in your field. Finally, compared to the classic TLDs already registered millions of times, the younger .blog domains offer significantly more combinations of attractive domain names for your project. This way, you are sure to get a blog domain that suits your project perfectly, without having to compromise.

Starting your own blog and securing a distinctive .blog domain is easy with IONOS. You simply need to acquire webspace, choose and install your desired content management system (CMS), and register your own .blog domain. The blog creator from IONOS is easy for both beginner and experienced bloggers to use, allowing you to design your site with just a few clicks of your mouse. IONOS also offers many industry specific templates and intuitive web apps to help you form an attractive and functional base-design for your blog, which you can then customise. Once you have your basic design layout, you can then install your desired CMS with either 1-click or manual installation. Choose a more popular CMS like WordPress, or install a less mainstream CMS if that is what you prefer to work with.

Finally, IONOS also offers you a comprehensive webhosting package that makes managing your blog just as easy as the setup. Just one more thing that makes creating your blog with IONOS easy. If you do need help at all with designing your blog or registering your .blog domain, you can contact us at any time. Our customer support representatives are available 24 hours a day to answer any of the questions that you may have.

Yes, the .blog domain was officially released on the 21st November 2016. Now the new TLD is available to all interested parties. However, .blog domains, like all TLDs and nTLDs, are only available on a first-come, first-served basis. This means that whoever registers the blog domain first acquires it, so registering early is the only way to ensure that your desired .blog domain combination isn't picked up by someone else. Want to know if your desired .blog domain address is still available? Simply enter it into the IONOS Domain Checker tool and hit enter. You will automatically see whether it's still available, and if it has already been assigned, you will be offered similar alternatives that may also suit your project. Find the right nTLD and strengthen your website with a professional .blog domain address today!

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