Choosing domain names

If you're not sure which domain names to register, we've put together a few hints and tips to help you choose.

Quick tip: Our domain name search tool will suggest a list of available domain names based on phrases or keywords you enter.

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  • Domain names can be any length between 3 and 67 characters.
  • Domain names are not case sensitive.
  • Use hyphens to make domain names easier to read, e.g.
  • If your preferred domain name has already been registered, our domain name search tool will provide with some great alternatives for you to consider.
  • It's a good idea to register similar domains. For example, if you've already registered you could also register and to ensure that no one else takes them.
  • You could also consider registering domain names with common spelling errors or typos to capture as large an audience as possible.
  • You don't need a separate website for each domain name that you register. With UKreg, several domain names can easily be forwarded to the same website. Free website forwarding

Which is the right domain name extension for me?

Different domain name types are used for different circumstances. For example, if your website or business is aimed at a UK audience, it makes sense to choose

If you want your website to reach an international audience, you should consider registering your domain name in formats such as .eu and .com. In fact, we suggest you secure your domain name in as many available formats as you can!

More about the different domain extensions

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