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What is a .co.uk domain?
Competitive prices at IONOS
Benefit from the competitive prices IONOS has to offer. With such affordable prices for domain registration, website hosting and domain hosting, you can get the complete package, making your decision to register a .co.uk domain a piece of cake.
At IONOS, you run the show. If you prefer to register a domain us, but host your website yourself, it's completely up to you. Thanks to our large customer base we can offer great value for money without compromising on product quality, top security features and user experience.
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.co.uk domain feature list:
- Create a professional email address
- Unlimited email forwarding
- Advanced DNS management
- 24/7 customer support
- A wide selection of domains, including new domains
- Fast and simple domain setup
- Secure your domain with Domain Lock
- Regular offers exclusive to IONOS customers
Anyone can register a .co.uk domain name. This includes companies, non-profit organisations and individuals – there are no restrictions. You don't need a website in order to register a .co.uk domain, and you don't have to live in the UK. Register your .co.uk domain now.
Registering your .co.uk domain only takes a few seconds. If you don't already have an existing domain name you wish to use, you're free to come up with one for your .co.uk extension.
The IONOS domain registration tool can also help you find a suitable domain name by suggesting variations of your domain name searches. Choose your preferred domain name and click check.
That's it! If you decide to have IONOS host your domain and website, you can choose one of the many packages offered directly after having registered your .co.uk domain. Don't be disappointed by other domain registrars – do it right and register your domain with IONOS!
The .com domain is the most commonly used domain extension worldwide (with more than 118 million registered domains).
The domain name ".com" is an abbreviation of "commercial" and it was originally used by commercial organisations. But with the opening of unrestricted registrations, this initial distinction disappeared. Today, a lot of websites with no commercial background own a .com domain, so new website owners have to ask themselves which domain better suits their needs — .com or .co.uk?
The answer depends on the purpose of your website. If your main target audience is located in the UK, .co.uk is a great choice. This domain extension emphasises your local credentials. However, a .com domain has greater acceptance worldwide and helps you appeal to an audience beyond the borders of the United Kingdom. For maximum outreach, use the .com and the .co.uk domains simultaneously. IONOS offers great prices for both domain extensions.
Yes. Transferring an existing .co.uk domain to IONOS is simple. In contrast to domains like .com, .org or .info, UK domains (.co.uk or .org.uk) do not require authorisation codes. Instead, they use IPS tags, which were implemented by the UK registry (Nominet) in order to control domain name transfers. There is a step by step guide on our help centre page for transferring your domain to IONOS.
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