A .ly domain is a top level domain administered by the North African country of Libya. This domain is internationally recognized and can be used by anyone.
A .ly domain can be used for a variety of purposes, but it is most often used for short and concise web addresses. These can contain single words or short phrases that are easy to remember. Also for Url-shortcuts, social networking links and other Online Marketing-campaigns, the .ly domain frequently used.
Advantages and disadvantages of use
One of the biggest advantages of using .ly domains is that they are easy to remember. Since they are short and concise, they can be easily forwarded to the right address. In addition, a .ly domain be registered inexpensively and quickly. The disadvantage of using a .ly domain is that it is difficult to index it in search engines, because most search engines do not consider the domain valid.
The registration of a .ly domain costs on average about $10 per year. However, it may vary depending on the domain registrar.
Seriousness & Registration
A .ly domain is a completely reputable domain.
To create a .ly domain you need to go to a registered domain name provider (DNP), which charges a fee after registration. There are a number of DNP that offer .ly domains, including GoDaddy, Namecheap, Domain.com and some others.
The .ly domain is an internationally recognized and reputable top level domain that can be used for short and concise web addresses. It is a cheap and fast way to get a short and easy to remember web address. However, one disadvantage is that it is difficult to get it indexed in search engines. All in all the .ly domain a good option for those who need a short and easy to remember domain.« Back to Glossary Index