|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 Names
The .FR country-specific domain extension is the most widely used one among speakers of French and if you possess a website in French, such a domain will be a wonderful choice to get through to tens of millions of web users, given the fact that a dot FR domain is more probable to have higher French search engine positions. This doesn’t include only France, but also countries with significant French-speaking communities, such as Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and a number of countries in Northern and Central Africa. People from all these countries frequently use French email providers and search online for French websites, so this is an ideal way for you to get in touch with them them.
The top-level domain was launched in 1986, but registrations were limited to persons and firms based in France until 2011 when the process was loosened. In the present day, a .FR domain can be reserved by anybody from the EU, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland. With more than 2.5 million active domains, the dot FR top-level domain name extension is among the most widespread country-specific extensions. And this number has expanded with a whole million over the past several years.
If you wish to book a dot FR domain, you can do it through our company and it will go live almost immediately. AFNIC, the Registry organization that controls this TLD, has specific terms about certain records that the name servers of a .FR domain need to have, and we meet these requirements, so you will not encounter any problems to get your site up and running in a matter of minutes. Many web hosting firms, above all resellers, don’t offer the full set of records, so you can’t really host a dot FR domain with them. You will have full control over your domain through our Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to change the WHOIS information at any time, to create and to change Custom DNS records, to park domains, etc.
.FR Domain Names with W3 Hosting
The Domain Manager interface created by W3 Hosting is the perfect home for your next .FR domain name. It is both fully featured and straightforward, so that it can be used by both advanced users and web hosting first-timers. You will enjoy instant access to crucial DNS settings and, with just a mouse-click, you will be able to set up an URL redirection. The Domain Manager furthermore allows you to control a variety of domain names at the same time comfortably. As free gift, if you are looking to extend your online presence, you'll be able to take advantage of our limitless domain name parking option.
If you have a hosting account with W3 Hosting, you can manage both your websites plus your domain names from the same Control Panel - our Web Hosting Control Panel. You won't need to switch between a variety of web site management and domain management interfaces any more.