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5 new TLDs on the market!

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1/23/2024
5 new TLDs on the market: .diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle and .vana

On January 24, 2024, five new top-level domain extensions (TLDs) entered their Sunrise Phase: .diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle and .vana. All five domain extensions will be available at Openprovider. In this article, you will learn more about each new domain extension, plus practical information about launch phases, registration requirements, and pricing.

Who are these TLDs for?

.diy is a domain extension for those who love to craft, build, and make. Whether you are creating a website for your business or simply sharing the things you make with your audience online, .diy is a great fit!

.food was created for everyone in the food industry: from supermarkets, restaurants, and chefs to food bloggers sharing their favorite spots with their audiences online. It is also a great choice for educational websites about nutrition.

.living and .lifestyle are two closely related TLDs for anyone creating lifestyle content online or running a business about lifestyle. From health or travel to interior design, these extensions are great picks for a wide variety of niches!

.vana is a blockchain domain. The first of its kind, this domain seamlessly integrates with both the Domain Name System (DNS) and the Web3 space, while following all the rules and regulations set by ICANN. This sets it apart from existing Web3 domain extensions, that are not available at regular domain registrars like Openprovider. Best of all, it is suitable for anyone, as you do not need any specialized APIs or blockchain knowledge to register a domain name with this extension.

How do I register my domain?

The launch of these five domain extensions will be held in three phases: Sunrise Phase, Early Access Period (EAP), and General Availability. If you are not familiar with these terms, this practical guide explains the different launch phases of new TLDs.

Registrations during the Sunrise Phase are only open to holders of TMCH-verified trademarks. To register your own or your customers’ trademark(s) during the Sunrise Phase, this is what we need from you:

  • SMD file from TMCH.
  • Domain name(s) to register.
  • Acknowledgment of Sunrise pricing, as seen in the table further down this article.

After the Sunrise Phase is finished, registrations will be open to anyone on a first-come, first-serve basis.

To register a domain name, it should be between 1 and 63 characters in length. You can register a domain name with any of these TLDs for anywhere between 1-10 years.

Launch phases and pricing – save up to 17% as a Member!

You can find the calendar for the different launch phases of .diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle, and .vana below:

  • Sunrise Phase: January 24, 2024 – February 28, 2024.
  • Early Access Period: February 28, 2024 – March 6, 2024.
  • General Availability: March 6, 2024 onwards.

All phases will start at 16:00 UTC and end at 15:59 UTC.

We have gathered the prices for all five TLDs below. As an Openprovider Member, you get to save up to 17% on these new domains!

Sunrise Phase pricing

Domain extensionMember priceNon-Member price
.diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle$30 + $2,000 application fee$2,450
.vana$2,000 + $1,000 application fee$3,600

Early Access pricing – .diy, .food, .living and .lifestyle

DatesMember priceNon-Member price
February 28 – March 1$25,030$27,599
March 1 – March 2$10,030$11,399
March 2 – March 3$5,030$5,599
March 3 – March 4$2,530$2,899
March 4 – March 5$1,030$1,199
March 5 – March 6$530$599

Early Access pricing – .vana

DatesMember priceNon-Member price
February 28 – March 1$27,000$29,699
March 1 – March 2$12,000$13,199
March 2 – March 3$7,000$7,699
March 3 – March 4$4,500$4,949
March 4 – March 5$3,000$3,299
March 5 – March 6$2,500$2,749

General Availability – Member pricing

Domain extensionRegistration, renewal, and transferRestore
.diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle$30$70 (+$30 renewal)
.vana$2,000$70 (+$2,000 renewal)

General Availability – Non-Member pricing

Domain extensionRegistration, renewal, and transferRestore
.diy, .food, .living, .lifestyle$45$85 (+$45 renewal)
.vana$2,225$85 (+$2,225 renewal)

All prices mentioned in this article are in USD and exclude the ICANN fee.

If you have any further questions about the launch of these five TLDs, please contact our support team.

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