|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||no||yes (EPP)||yes||no||1-10 years|
.MOBI Domain Name Registrations
More and more people use mobile devices to access online content, so the need for mobile-friendly websites is steadily growing. To meet this demand, the entity that administers the gTLDs, ICANN, established the dot MOBI domain name extension in 2005. The first registrations were allowed in September 2006, and the intention behind this TLD is that all websites that use it must comply with certain restrictions. In other words, all .MOBI websites have to be designed to be accessed 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. These involve how a page is being navigated, the way it is being displayed (form and size), etc.
The restrictions have raised some questions given the fact that the TLD is the only one that specifies what devices ought to 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 web page should be designed in such a way as to be opened by the majority of browser applications and devices, be they mobile or stationary.
Taking into consideration that the dot MOBI Registry does not offer domains directly, you can order a .MOBI domain with any 3rd-party provider, such as ours. If you have an already registered domain, you can also transfer it to our company if you acquire its EPP transfer authorization code from your current registrar firm. If you do that, you’ll be able to administer your domain(s) and hosting account from one place – our Hepsia Control Panel interface.
.MOBI Domains with Shadow Engine
Discover how easy it is to administer .MOBI domains with Shadow Engine. Our in-house developed Domain Manager, available in our unique Web Hosting Control Panel, is the best .MOBI domain management tool. For instance, editing the WHOIS data or modifying the DNS resource records takes only a few clicks and you can swiftly lock/unlock your .MOBI domain name(s) whenever needed.
And in case you've got a cloud hosting account with us, you can seamlessly administer both your domain names and your web sites.