Why choose a .yt domain?
.yt is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mayotte, a French island located in the Indian Ocean. Of course, .yt is a great choice for any business targeting the people of Mayotte, but it's also commonly used by organizations that have some connection to the abbreviation 'yt,' such as yoga teachers and youth theaters.
.yt facts, stats & history
.yt was first introduced in 1997 and is managed by the French registry, AFNIC. Registrations of .yt were suspended at one time but resumed in December 2011. Though intended for local Mayotte businesses, .yt is occasionally registered by people and organization connected with YouTube, as well as yoga teachers, youth theaters, and more.
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A .yt domain name is a great way to establish yourself as a business based in Mayotte. It's also a great domain hack for businesses that can be abbreviated to "yt."
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A .yt domain name is the perfect choice for businesses based in Mayotte. But it's also ideal for yoga teachers, youth theaters, and YouTubers.
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FAQ - Learn more about .yt domains
.yt is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Mayotte. It's ideal of businesses targeting locals from the Indian Ocean country, as well as a domain hack for businesses with the abbreviation "yt."
A .yt domain extension tells your audience that you're connected to Mayotte. It's also a great domain hack for non-Mayotte brands.
Only individuals and companies domiciled in the European Union, Norway, Iceland, Switzerland, or Liechtenstein can register a .yt domain name.
Yes, you can buy a branded .yt domain name on Shopify.
All Shopify domains come with a free SSL certificate, including .yt domain names. Domains bought via other platforms may require you to purchase SSL certification separately, which can cost hundreds of dollars.