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The .expert domain extension is relevant for individuals, businesses or organizations looking to establish themselves as authorities or leaders in their respective fields.

The .expert domain extension was introduced in 2014 to offer a specific and authoritative web address option. It added a new layer of specialization to the existing list of top-level domain (TLD) options.

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Why use a .expert domain extension?

  • Establishes authority: The .expert extension showcases expertise, enhancing the perceived credibility and authority of your website in a specialized field or industry.

  • Memorability and recall: The domain's distinctiveness aids in easy recall, ensuring visitors can readily remember and locate your website.

  • Industry focus: It signals a specific focus on expertise, making it a fitting choice for professionals, consultants or businesses aiming to highlight their specialized knowledge and skills.

When to use .expert vs .com?


  • Ideal for professionals showcasing their expertise.

  • Suitable for consultants, specialists and businesses emphasizing their authority in a specific domain.

  • Enhances branding for businesses providing expert services.


  • Universal and widely recognized.

  • Suitable for a broad range of businesses and organizations.

  • When a brand name without a specific professional emphasis is desired.


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How to register .expert domain extensions

01. Choose a domain registrar

Choose a domain registrar that can register .expert domain extensions. Wix is one example.

02. Check domain name availability

Check the availability of your chosen domain name, using the registrars domain name search tool

03. Provide the necessary information

Complete the necessary registration forms, providing accurate and up-to-date contact and other required information.

04. Choose registration period

Choose the registration period (usually in yearly increments) and any additional services you may need.

05. Make payment

Finalize the registration process by making the required payment through the chosen registrar.

When building a website with Wix, domain name registration is included with a premium plan as well as an automatic domain renewal to avoid domain expiration.

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.expert domain extension FAQ

Can anyone register a .expert domain?

Yes, .expert domains are available for registration by individuals, businesses and organizations globally.

Are there any restrictions on the use of .expert domains?

Generally, there are no specific restrictions, but it's advisable to check with your chosen registrar for any additional requirements.

Can I transfer my existing domain to .expert?

Yes, you can transfer an existing domain to a registrar that supports .expert extensions. Follow the registrar's transfer process.

Is .expert suitable for e-commerce websites?

.expert is more geared towards showcasing expertise. For e-commerce, consider .com, .store, .shop, .online or other relevant extensions.

How long does it take for a .expert domain to become active?

The activation time can vary, but it typically takes a few hours to a couple of days for a .expert domain to become active after registration.


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