Why choose a .sc domain?
.sc is a country code top-level domain (ccTLD) that's primarily used for the country Seychelles. While both South Carolina and Scotland have actively promoted .sc to their local businesses, registration is regulated by Seychelles. The .sc domain extension is also popular among businesses with the initials S.C., or with names that end in 'sc,' and can be used as a domain hack or to shorten the domain name.
.sc facts, stats & history
.sc opened registration in 1997. In the past, it wasn’t as easy to register a .sc domain name as it is today, but recently the ccTLD has opened up to an international audience. Some industries, like the sciences, actively use .sc to represent the science abbreviation.
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Is .sc right for you?
.sc is a great choice for any website based in Seychelles, as well as in South Carolina, Scotland, organizations in the science industry, or used as a "domain hack" for a brand name that ends in "sc."
Ideas for your .sc domain
You can build any type of website with a .sc TLD. For instance, you can start a local business, show the local roots of your brand, a tourism or fishing website, farming business, an online store for your manufacturing business, or a science-themed website. The possibilities are endless.
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FAQ - Learn more about .sc domains
.sc is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the country of Seychelles, an archipelago of 115 islands located in the Indian Ocean.
Local businesses, organizations, or individuals living in Seychelles might use a .sc domain extension to reach locals. Outside of Seychelles, you may use the .sc domain as an abbreviation for South Carolina, Scotland, or as a suffix for your brand name.
A .sc domain name can be purchased and registered by anyone via Shopify, as long as the name you want is still available.
Yes, you can buy your branded .sc domain names through Shopify.
Shopify offers free SSL for all the domains registered through our platform. SSL certificates can cost you hundreds of dollars each year.