Google has announced that their domain registry, Google Registry will now provide a new domain name extension “.page” for webmasters to start registration.
The new domain extension which is a “top-level domains” (TLDs) is initially only available through select registrars via the Early Access Program.
That’s means, for extra fee users can register a perfect “.page” domain from these participating registrars before standard registrations open.
The standard registrations for .page domains will begin on October 9.
“TLD refers to the last part of a domain name after a .DOT, such as .com .in . org etc.”
With security being a top priority for domains from Google Registry, all .page websites will require an SSL (HTTPS) certificate for a secured connection.
In addition to .page, the .app domain name extension which was launched in May will also need SSL to move the web to an HTTPS-everywhere future.
Google is also one of the participating tech firms that have been supporting initiatives, such as “Let’s Encrypt” to help those who can’t but an SSL certificate use the free HTTPS for their websites.
Google discussing the new domain said, “The .page TLD is a new opportunity for anyone to build an online presence.”
“Whether you’re writing a blog, getting your business online, or promoting your latest project, .page makes it simple and more secure to get the word out about the unique things you do.”
Those interested to buy a .page domain can check the availability of their desired name at the get.page.
In order to make a momentum around the .page domain, Google said that some high-profile entities, including actress and producer Ellen Page have already set up their .page domains.
Google also listed out some of the most sought-after combinations are already taken, like