|TLD||1 Year||2 years||3 years||4 years||5 years||6 years||7 years||8 years||9 years||10 years|
|Sole .MOBI registration||$20.00||$40.00||$60.00||$80.00||$100.00||$120.00||$140.00||$160.00||$180.00||$200.00|
|TLD||Registrar-Lock||Transfers||Edit WHOIS||ID Protect||Registration Period|
|.MOBI||yes||yes (EPP)||yes||no||1-10 years|
.MOBI Domain Names
More and more people use mobile gadgets to access online content, so the demand for mobile-friendly websites is ever growing. To meet this demand, the establishment that controls the gTLDs, ICANN, introduced the .MOBI domain extension in 2005. The first registrations were allowed in September 2006, and the intention behind this TLD is that all websites that use it are required to comply with specific restrictions. In other words, all .MOBI websites have to be built to be opened correctly by mobile devices in accordance with the so-called “MWI Best Practices for mobile content” created by the W3C Mobile Web Initiative (MWI) in cooperation with the .MOBI Registry organization. These have to do with how a website is being navigated, the way it is being displayed (form and size), and so on.
The restrictions have induced some questions in view of the fact that the top-level domain extension is the only one that specifies what devices should be able to access a website and the way in which this has to happen, breaking the so-called principles of device independence, according to which a website should be created in such a way as to be accessed by the majority of Internet browsers and devices, be they mobile or stationary.
Given that the .MOBI Registry does not register domains directly, you can order a .MOBI domain with any third-party company, such as ours. If you have an already active domain, you can also transfer it to our firm if you get its EPP transfer code from your current registrar firm. If you do that, you’ll be able to control your domain(s) and web hosting account from a single place – our Hepsia Control Panel tool.
.MOBI Domain Name Management with Tugoats
With Tugoats's custom-developed Domain Manager (available in Tugoats's Web Hosting Control Panel), you'll be able to administer all your .MOBI domain names seamlessly. You'll be able to effortlessly modify the WHOIS information and the DNS settings. You can also swiftly lock and unlock a domain name and take full advantage of our thorough instructional tutorials and professional round-the-clock customer support.
In case you also have a web hosting account with Tugoats, our state-of-the-art Web Hosting Control Panel will permit you to manage both your domains and your sites.