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One of our TLD favorites! The .IO domain extension is hugely popular amongst geeks, developers and internet startups. Ever wondered where .IO domains come from? It's the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of the British Indian Ocean Territory, a small uninhabited island situated between Africa and Indonesia. So if you always wanted to have an exotic and unique domain name, you should purchase your own .IO domain today.

.IO can stand for Input/Output and is often used for domain hacks such as or You could also register a .IO web address if you are an alien from Jupiter's moon Io, but we highly doubt this is the case. However, please let us know if you are visiting our website from outer space and we will enable SpacePal payments as an alternative payment method for your account.

Purchase your own dot IO domain now!

As a customer, you benefit from the following services:

  • Easy and user-friendly domain name management
  • Simple setup for the best web apps and services
  • Full ownership and DNS control over your domain
  • Free WHOIS privacy to hide your personal contact details
  • Fast, friendly and personal customer support

You might also be interested in: .IO domain offers, .IO domain transfers

The domain management dashboard for your dot IO domains

Clean, simple and intuitive management interface — we help you to configure your domain names.

Domain management dashboard

Domain management dashboard

Real-time DNS manager

Real-time DNS management

Easy domain setup for popular web apps

1-Click domain setup for popular web apps

Domain setup example for Tumblr

Domain setup example for Tumblr

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