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Domain search progressing, but still not ready for new top level domain names

Domain search progressing, but still not ready for new top level domain names

Registrars are slowly improving their search results to show new top level domain name options, but the experience is far from ideal. Earlier this month I wrote about how domain name search at major registrars wasn’t ready for new top level domain names. I admitted it was early, as Donuts’ domain names had just come on to the market. It represented the first batch of English-language domains to become available. Now a few weeks later and over 100,000 new TLD registrations made, is search any better? Let’s take a look. GoDaddy GoDaddy has made strides in search. On February 5th it didn’t show any suggestions related to the terms used in the search. Nor did it list any new TLDs in its suggestions. Now the registrar is showing relevant domain names. Today I searched for “PlumbingGuru”. PlumbingGuru.com was taken, but here are the first four suggested alternatives: I couldn’t ...

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