Why choose a .boston domain?
From the Red Sox to its famous baked beans, Boston is a city to be proud of. And now it has its very own TLD! A .boston domain extension is the perfect way to share your local pride and connect with other Bostonians. And the best part? You don’t even need to be based in Boston to register this domain!
.boston facts, stats & history
Even though it refers to a city, .boston’s not a restricted domain extension. Instead, it’s a geographic top-level domain (TLD) managed by Nominet and the Boston Globe, a daily newspaper headquartered in Boston. .boston is perfect for businesses wanting to reach a Bostonian audience, whether or not they’re physically based in Beantown.
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Is .boston right for you?
Wherever your business is located, a .boston domain name lets everyone know that Boston is the center of your world. It’s the ideal choice for any business that wants to put their Bostonian connections front and center and position themselves as a local business—especially if the .com extension for their brand is already taken
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Whether you’re a Beacon Hill coffee shop, a Southie diner, or a burgeoning downtown start-up, a .boston domain extension is a perfect fit. It’s also great for businesses that don’t have a physical presence in Boston but are connected to the city in some way.
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FAQ - Learn more about .boston domains
.boston is a geographic top-level domain (TLD). It’s best suited for Boston-based organizations and businesses trying to reach local Bostonians.
A .boston domain extension makes your local connections loud and clear. It’s a great way to build trust with your target consumers before they even visit your site.
Anyone can buy a .boston domain name as long as it hasn’t already been registered.
Yes! You can buy a .boston domain name on Shopify today.
If you buy your .boston domain through Shopify, you’ll get a free SSL certificate. Otherwise, SSL certification can cost you hundreds of dollars every year.