It’s the 7th anniversary of .xyz’s launch and today we celebrate you, our .xyz community. We’re incredibly proud of the many innovators, creators, and makers achieving their dreams with .xyz domains. Members of the .xyz community are creating breakthrough technologies, influential works of art and entertainment, and inspiring projects aimed at making a positive impact on the world. We see you and applaud all that you have accomplished!
Some .xyz websites that stood out to us this year include:
We are so grateful for the support and enthusiasm of our partners who have made it possible for everyone around the world to find their own .xyz. Thanks to our global network and their customers across the globe, worldwide adoption has made .xyz a top choice for 3 million domains and counting. To name a few, GoDaddy, Namecheap, Onamae, and Alibaba have helped us spread the message that .xyz truly is “for every website, everywhere®.”
We are pleased to report that .xyz continues to be one of the most popular domains in China, with adopters ranging from small businesses, individuals, and organizations. And earlier this year, eight more of our TLDs joined .xyz in achieving MIIT accreditation. We are so proud that any owner of a .Rent, .College, .Monster, .Baby, .Security, .Protection, .Storage, or .Theatre domain in China can publish their site live to a global audience.
This year the XYZ family of domain names has continued to grow by leaps and bounds! We proudly introduced the first-ever domain names made for the beauty industry: .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, and .Makeup. These domains were made available for only $15-20/year MSRP (depending on the retailer), a near 99% drop from the $8,000 price tag of the previously launched .Makeup TLD. We also launched .Quest, the generic domain name made for gurus, experts, and authorities in any field. We are thrilled to bring these new domains to the market to provide relevant options, and to serve new industries that have yet to have domain names designed specifically for them! These new domains can help anyone, including beauty brands, professionals, fans, and gurus, launch affordable, memorable websites that match their brand name, first and last name, social handle, or creative idea.
We’ve also been gearing up for the relaunch of our latest domain names, .Homes, .Autos, .Motorcycles, .Boats, and .Yachts, with another innovative price drop and rebrand. These domains make it easy for anyone to create memorable domains that match what their audiences are searching for. Beginning June 14 the cost will be reduced by up to 80% for consumers, down to $19.99/year MSRP. This price drop affords individuals the opportunity to acquire a variety of domain names for their projects for the previous price of one. We can’t wait to see the inspired results!
The XYZ Team thanks our worldwide community for helping us reach the 7-year mark stronger than ever and looks forward to sharing many more milestones together. We couldn’t have done it without you!
Today is a big day for XYZ. Eight of our TLDs joined .xyz in achieving MIIT accreditation in China! You may remember .xyz’s accreditation in China in 2016, which allowed .xyz community members there to publish their sites live to the world. We’ve focused our efforts on continually pursuing accreditation for our whole family of TLDs as it expands, with the same perseverance that helped .xyz become one of the first new domains in the world to receive MIIT accreditation. We’re now proud to say that any owner of a .Rent, .College, .Monster, .Baby, .Security, .Protection, .Storage, or .Theatre domain in China can publish their site live to a global audience.
.XYZ continues to enjoy its position as one of the most popular domains in China. We’ve seen many beautifully designed websites launch on their .xyz domains; from startups, individuals, and organizations. You can get to know some of our favorite Chinese .xyz users yourself, as we have featured many of them on gen.xyz/live. Read our blog to hear first hand from .xyz adopters and discover their impressive websites for yourself.
The diversity of innovation shown by .xyz adopters in China is truly remarkable. From inspiring companies and makers to unique apps and communities, .xyz community members in China exemplify the spirit shared by .xyz owners around the world. Some of our team’s favorite .xyz adopters in China include $20 million manufacturing giant ForeSee.xyz, 3D camera and A.I. company Percipio.xyz, and Yours.xyz, creators of China’s first autonomous delivery vehicle.
XYZ is committed to offering choice and innovation to internet users around the world. As the registry continues to expand its domain portfolio, customers can trust that XYZ will pursue MIIT accreditation for future domain extensions. We are looking forward to pursuing further accreditation for the 10 new domains we welcomed to the XYZ family of TLDs in 2020: .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, .Makeup, .Quest, .Homes, .Motorcycles, .Yachts, .Boats, and .Autos.
We can’t wait to see what our XYZ TLD adopters in China have in store for their websites! Get inspiration for your site from .xyz users in China and around the world at gen.xyz/live, or register the XYZ domain that’s perfect for you from anywhere in the world!
Our mission at XYZ has always been to help you, the next generation of internet users, get online with memorable domain extensions to brand your online presence. We’re very excited to announce another huge step in fulfilling that mission.
Today, we are changing the face of the beauty industry online forever. We’re launching attractive domain names that just make sense – the ultimate opportunity for individuals and brands to share their passion with the world.
The five newest members of the XYZ family of TLDs are now available for anyone to register: say hello to .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, .Makeup, and .Quest! Today – the first day open to the public with standard, affordable pricing – is the day of max availability for these beautiful domains. Don’t wait to get yours!
These new generic extensions are completely unrestricted, like all XYZ TLDs. That means no matter who you are, what you do, or how you want to make your impression online, you can start today with the perfect .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, .Makeup, or .Quest domain. Choose a registrar below or see our full list to find your preferred retailer. Ditch the status quo, and show how extraordinary you are.
The world of online beauty has never had a branding opportunity like this. You deserve valuable domain names at affordable pricing! This once in a lifetime moment delivers a worthy online home to the explosive innovators of the beauty community. .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, and .Makeup are the new domains here to serve all members and fans of the beauty industry around the world.
How .Beauty, .Hair, .Skin, and .Makeup make a brand’s online presence flawless:
Word is already spreading that these extensions are the future of online naming for the beauty industry. Want proof? See if you recognize some of the early adopters of these domains below.
Gurus, experts, and authorities in any field now have the perfect domain to show their website has the answer to their audience’s search with .Quest. Guide your audience to the solution they seek on your website by showing them you are the destination at the end of their quest.
Ways to create an expert online presence with .Quest domains:
Modern gurus are already on board as .Quest begins its journey, with Twitch co-founder Justin Kan launching Justin.Quest as the dedicated home for his podcast The Quest. Today marks the first time that all thought leaders are able join him with their own unforgettable .Quest domains.
Members of the beauty industry and experts everywhere now have the perfect domain extensions to create memorable websites and connect directly with their target audiences.
Announce your online presence and join the next generation of online naming.
On behalf of the entire XYZ team, we hope you and your loved ones had a safe and happy Thanksgiving! In our new normal, it’s more important than ever to have a reliable way of connecting with friends and family online. Keep in touch with your personal and professional groups on a platform that gives you control and creative freedom: your own website.
Through XYZ’s Black Friday & Cyber Monday sale, you can get .xyz for as low as $0.50, plus deals on .College, .Monster, .Baby, and .Rent domains too. Claim the perfect domain to stay in touch with family, promote your business, launch your latest project or app, and even build a personal portfolio for up to 95% less than standard retail price.
Not sure what domain name you should get first? Take inspiration from industrial designer SamLavoie.xyz and get your FirstNameLastName.xyz. Get a head start on buying gifts for the holidays by getting members of your family their own FirstNameLastName.xyz domains as well. Your website is your own piece of the internet, and giving the gift of a FirstNameLastName.xyz lets your loved ones share their passions, professional work, and ideas with the world.
Been working on a new hobby or side hustle this year? Follow the example of full time healthcare professional and part time painter TheLudicCreative.xyz by giving it a proper home online with YourProject.xyz or YourHobby.xyz. Are you a member of a dedicated interest group or community? Set up a webpage to organize meetings and events with YourOrganization.xyz, like the developer community of Bytesized.xyz. Want to widen your business’ digital footprint? Give your brand a global reach by adopting a .xyz, like fashion brand DAMOWANG.xyz. Whatever you’re most passionate about, you can connect with it more deeply by sharing it with a global audience on your .xyz website.
These Black Friday & Cyber Monday deals are available right now, so don’t wait to get the name you want!
Today marks the 6th anniversary of .xyz’s launch. We’ve had an amazing journey so far, all thanks to you, the .xyz community. We would not have come this far without you. For six years and counting, all you innovators, creatives, entrepreneurs, and leading startups have chosen .xyz. You are our inspiration. Here are a few of our team’s favorites:
The .xyz community gives us many opportunities to share success stories. We have been tracking the startups launched by those who use XYZ Registry domains, cheering along these past 12 months as they secured more than $75 million for their companies. They have been featured in the news on TechCrunch, Forbes, The Verge, CNET, and Boston Globe. We had the chance to feature 52 new and innovative .xyz case studies at length through our #WebsiteWednesday series, published each week. In the past 12 months alone we’ve discovered and shared .xyz end users over 600 times. To this hard-working and incredibly fascinating .xyz community, thank you for all of the opportunities to sing your praises.
Thanks to our partners and their customers across the globe, worldwide adoption has kept .xyz as the most popular new domain name by usage. We have seen strong adoption in major emerging internet markets like Indonesia, Bangladesh, and Vietnam. Adoption in countries with massive internet audiences like India, the United States, China, Japan, Australia, and Brazil, continues to grow.
We would not be where we are without the support and enthusiasm of our registrar partners. They have made it possible around the world for anyone to find their own .xyz. We are grateful to partners like GoDaddy, Namecheap, Dynadot, and Uniregistry, among many others, for the opportunity to spread the message that .xyz truly is for everyone, everywhere. We have you, our global .xyz community, to thank for giving us hope for a bright future full of innovation.
Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at XYZ! Now that Turkey Day is in the rearview mirror, it’s time to shake off that tryptophan-fueled food coma, fire up your web browser, and get incredible deals on .xyz domains. During this year’s XYZ Black Friday Cyber Monday sales, you can get your hands on memorable .xyz domains for as low as $0.50!
Want to get the perfect domain name for your side hustle or business? Register YourBrandName.xyz. Looking to launch a personal portfolio to show off your work or to stand out to potential employers? Grab YourFirstName.xyz. Been working on something cool all year that you can’t wait to share with the world? Launch it on YourIdea.xyz. Whether you want to secure a few domains for yourself or a handful of domains as gifts for the holidays, there’s no better time to get the .xyz domains you want at super-low prices.
Can’t think of what you might do with your .xyz? No problem! Check out our #WebsiteWednesday series for inspiration from .xyz users, discover members of the XYZ community from around the world, or learn how to start building your website in our How-to blog series. You can also take advantage of the helpful tips we’ve been giving all year for how to get your business online in each issue of our XYZ Quarterly.
Simply find your preferred registrar below and click through to take advantage of their Black Friday Cyber Monday sales.
It’s hard to believe that five years ago today .xyz became available to all internet users. At the start of 2014 there were a limited selection of good domains to choose from, and many of the best domain names were already taken. This left users trying to start websites and coming online for the first time frustrated and dissatisfied with their options. Who wants to search ten times to finally settle on a sub-par domain name?
On June 2nd, 2014 .xyz successfully hit the reset button on the internet, allowing internet users around the world new memorable and affordable domain options. As we gained distribution from hundreds of enthusiastic registrar partners, .xyz quickly gained momentum and became the world’s favorite new domain. Five years later, we continue to serve creators and innovators, paving the way for the future of the internet.
XYZ is universally known as the last three letters of the alphabet, and it makes sense to end your domain the same way. That is why thousands of entrepreneurs, small business, and creators choose .xyz to end their domain search. As one the fastest growing new domain endings, .xyz websites aren’t only appearing online, but they can be seen in print magazines, billboards, and radio ads. .xyz is a domain ending that you simply can’t forget, and it is quickly becoming the universal choice for internet users.
Have you ever given a cassette tape to a child and asked them to play it? Their perplexed stare is amusing yet understandable. Technology changes at the blink of an eye, and the next generation of domain names is now here to provide greater choice and innovation. If you ask a child, how would you prefer to end your domain name? The answer may surprise you. .xyz is a bold, fresh new domain ending that is preferred by people of all ages.
2019 is a big year for us in terms of growth and usage. We are expanding our marketing initiatives to increase awareness of .xyz as the #1 choice for your internet presence. The next generation of internet users want a global, memorable domain ending and we will continue to provide them with the best choice: .xyz.
The new domain ending for scary good ideas®, .Monster, has just been uncaged.
The only limit to what you can do with a .Monster domain is your fiendish imagination. Ready to take a bite out of the most exciting new domain on the internet? Then get your .Monster domain now!
The fun doesn’t end today, though. We are expecting the latest member of our family, .Baby, tomorrow.
To celebrate, we will release over 50,000 .Baby names at standard pricing on relaunch tomorrow, April 2nd, at 14:00 UTC. While you’re waiting, you can prepare by browsing the list of .Baby names dropping tomorrow so you get the ones you want right when they become available!
This week we’re excited to announce partnerships with two organizations whose missions XYZ is proud to support: Urban TXT and Generation Girl. Together with these organizations, we are helping teens and young people make the most of their internet experience and set themselves up for success in the digital world.
Urban TXT is a Los Angeles based youth development program that teaches coding to young men of color who come from low income communities, greatly assisting them in going on to attend college and pursue careers in computer science.
You may remember Urban TXT from their hackathon Hustle N’ Code, which XYZ supported 2 years ago. Since then, Urban TXT has grown to now boast over 1,500 program participants per year, along with a spiffy new hackerspace in which those students can learn, complete with computer monitors donated by XYZ. We will be supporting the Hustle N’ Code hackathon again this year (stay tuned to our social media to follow along) and we look forward to helping them build out their new hackerspace into a bed of innovation and education for young men from south LA to follow their dreams of learning to code.
Generation Girl is XYZ’s newest partner, and one that matches the international reach of .xyz. Generation Girl is a non-profit in Indonesia that aims to inspire young girls to become leaders in the traditionally male-dominated STEM fields.
Through our partnership with Generation Girl, we will support their upcoming Winter Club program and 2019 Summer Club program, and will provide .xyz domains for the young girls enrolled so they can develop their newfound interests and share their innovative ideas with the world. Keep an eye on our social media, because you may see us highlighting sites the girls in Generation Girl’s program have made!
The mission of .xyz has always been, and always will be, to support the next generation of creators, inventors, artists, dreamers, and leaders across the globe. We’re proud to announce these partnerships, introduce you to these organizations, and share in their mission to advance #GenXYZ’s opportunities now and in the future.
Happy Thanksgiving, #GenXYZ! We hope you enjoyed your celebration with friends and family as much as the XYZ team enjoyed ours.
We all know, though, that the only thing more exciting about this holiday than taking the first bite of your Thanksgiving feast is going on a shopping spree of Black Friday-Cyber Monday deals! Luckily our registrar partners have delivered yet again this year, and you can get all the .xyz domains you want for as low as 50¢!
You can grab a .xyz domain for your blog or business, get a head start on your New Year’s resolution by getting a domain for that idea you promised to work on, or secure FristNameLastName.xyz domains to give your loved ones the gift of their own personal website this Holiday Season.
The turkey is finished. The deals are set. Are you ready to get the .xyz domains you’ve been waiting for at an unbeatable deal? Then head to www.gen.xyz/BlackFriday now and find your preferred registrar’s current sale!