One of the most unique domains available for open registration, .PR is the perfect domain for anyone associated with the Public Relations industry or with the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
The ccTLD .PR is the top-level domain (ccTLD) for Puerto Rico, an unincorporated territory of the United States in the Caribbean Sea. Home to millions of internet users, many with a connection to the United States, Puerto Rico’s economy is growing every year. This means that it’s a great time to get your very own .PR domain! With .PR, you can show off your Puerto Rican pride or establish trust and credibility with over 3 million potential Puerto Rican customers.
But its usage is not just limited to the Carribean island! PR also stands for Public Relations so .PR is the perfect domain for a unique website for any public relations professional or business! If you work in PR, then a .PR email address or .PR website is the perfect investment to help build your reputation. Registration for a .PR domain is open to anyone, so register your personal or business website today!
While the .PR domain is intended for those with a relationship with Peurto Rico, registration is now open to anyone. As a consequence, the domain has also become very popular with the public relations industry. It’s also a great tool to create a separate web presence for corporate PR departments.
Examples of .PR Websites:
Yes! You can upload your websites files and database to your new hosting plan with Blacknight or, if you don’t have the time we’ll do it for you. Talk to our migration team today about moving your website.
No. We are more than happy to offer domain registration services only.
Blacknight is a full-service domain registrar and hosting company, and for optimum convenience we recommend you use us as a one-stop shop! However, it is not necessary to have your domain registration and hosting with the same company.
The term ‘generic Top-Level Domains’ (gTLDs) describes long-established domains such as .COM, .NET, .ORG, and .BIZ, as well as hundreds of ‘new gTLDs’ which have appeared in recent years, such as .BLOG, .IRISH, .DESIGN or .ROCKS.
These types of domains are called ‘generic’ to distinguish them from ‘country-code TLDs’ (ccTLDs) such as .IE or .FR.
The main benefit to choosing a new gTLD (generic Top-Level Domain) such as .BLOG, is availability. The older long-established domains like .COM have millions of registered domain names, and it can be difficult to find a memorable, meaningful name which has not already been registered by someone else. The new gTLDs have opened up hundreds of new namespaces, with new opportunities for great domain names.
The second benefit of new gTLDs is that many of the new domain extensions are valuable keywords in their own right, and not merely a redundant suffix. A new gTLD is a more efficient. Compare BlueSuedeShoes.com with BlueSuede.shoes.
Yes, Google and other search engines rank new gTLDs the same way as the ‘old’ gTLDs.
The general rule is to make sure it’s relevant to the business, service or information you’re providing. So if you’re selling shoes, something like yourcompany.shoes would be a good start.
The question of whether to migrate an established website to a new domain is one that requires careful consideration and planning. If your website is established and you’ve put a lot of effort in promoting your current domain name then we would not advise you to suddenly switch your website to a new domain, irrespective of the TLD. You could start by simply redirecting the new TLD to your current domain name and move to the new TLD once a proper migration plan is in place.