|Sole .FR registration||$11.00|
|.FR with hosting||$7.00|
|TLD||Registrar-Lock||Transfers||Edit WHOIS||ID Protect||Registration Period|
|.FR||no||yes (EPP)||yes||no||1 Year|
.FR Domain Registration
The .FR country-code top-level domain extension is the most widely used one among French speakers and if you possess a website in French, such a domain name will be a wonderful choice to connect with tens of millions of Internet users, given that a dot FR domain is more probable to have better French search engine rankings. This doesn’t include only France, but also countries with large French-speaking communities, such as Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and lots of the countries in Northern and Central Africa. People from all these countries usually use French electronic mail providers and search online for French websites, so this is a wonderful means for you to get in touch with them them.
The domain name extension was established in 1986, but registrations were limited to individuals and companies situated in France until 2011 when the process was loosened. Nowadays, a .FR domain can be bought by anybody from the EU, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland. With more than two and a half million active registrations, the dot FR top-level domain name extension is one of the most widely used country-specific domains. And this number has expanded with a whole million over the past several years.
If you would like to purchase a .FR domain, you can do it through our company and it will be operational nearly immediately. AFNIC, the Registry that handles this TLD, has precise terms about certain records that the name servers of a dot FR domain should have, and we meet these requirements, so you will not come across any problems to get your site up and running in a matter of minutes. Many hosting providers, above all resellers, don’t offer the full set of records, so you can’t really host a .FR domain name with them. You will have full control over your domain through our Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to modify the WHOIS info at any time, to create and to update Custom DNS records, to park domains, etc.
.FR Domain Names with Souq Hosting
The Domain Manager interface designed by Souq Hosting is the best home for your next .FR domain name. It is both fully featured and intuitive, so that it is suitable for both advanced users and website hosting newbies. You will have instant access to the basic DNS settings and, with just a single click, it is possible to set up an URL redirection. The Domain Manager also helps you take care of multiple domain names at once without difficulty. As free gift, if you are looking to expand your online presence, you'll be able to benefit from our limitless domain name parking option.
In case you also have a hosting account with Souq Hosting, you can manage both your sites plus your domain names from the exact same Control Panel - the Web Hosting Control Panel. It's not necessary to switch between separate site management and domain name management interfaces anymore.