21 Aug '14, 8pm

Domain name search is much improved (at some registrars)

Domain name search is much improved (at some registrars)

A look at how major domain registrars are handling domain search in the wake of new TLDs. I’ve written a couple times about the state of registrar search as registrars grapple with an onslaught of new TLDs, most recently at the end of February. There’s good news for TLD registries: search is getting a lot better. Let’s run through the registrars I checked last time for an update. (For this article, I chose to search for “valleyview construction” for three reasons: The second word exactly matches a new TLD, that new TLD has several similar alternatives, and the .com is taken.) GoDaddy GoDaddy still defaults to tacking .com on the back of whatever search term you put in. That makes sense because most people are looking for it. Last time I searched, GoDaddy was pulling up TLDs related to the search topic but was not “spanning the dot”. For example, if you searched for Valleyv...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2014/08/21/domain-name-search/

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