|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 Name Registrations
More and more people use mobile devices to access web content, so the need for mobile-friendly websites is constantly increasing. To fulfill this demand, the body that administers the generic domain name extensions, ICANN, introduced the dot MOBI domain extension in 2005. The first registrations were enabled in September 2006, and the notion behind this domain extension is that all websites that use it need to comply with special restrictions. In other words, all dot MOBI websites must be built to be opened correctly by mobile devices in agreement with the so-called “MWI Best Practices for mobile content” formulated by the W3C Mobile Web Initiative (MWI) in partnership with the .MOBI Registry. These have to do with how a website is being navigated, the way it is being displayed (form and size), etc.
The requirements have provoked some questions given that the generic top-level domain name extension is the only one that specifies what devices need to be able to open a website and the way in which this needs to happen, breaking the so-called principles of device independence, according to which a web page should be built in such a way as to be viewed by the majority of Internet browsers and devices, be they mobile or stationary.
Taking into consideration that the dot MOBI Registry organization does not sell domains directly, you can register a dot MOBI domain with any 3rd-party firm, such as ours. If you have an already active domain, you can also move it over to our company if you get its EPP transfer authorization key from your present registrar. If you do that, you’ll be able to administrate your domain(s) and hosting account from a single place – our Hepsia Control Panel tool.
.MOBI Domain Name Management with FlashBuilder
And if you opt to open a hosting account with FlashBuilder, the tailor-made Web Hosting Control Panel will help you manage both your domain(s) along with your site(s) effortlessly from one and the very same place.