.cx Domain Name Registration

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.cx Domain Name Registration

Why choose a .cx domain?

.cx overview

.cx is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Christmas Island, an Australian territory located in the Indian Ocean. Registering a .cx domain name is a great way to reach locals on this small inhabited island, however, it's also commonly used by cryptocurrency businesses.

.cx facts, stats & history

.cx is administered by the Christmas Island Internet Administration (CIIA), a community-run non-profit organization that also provides internet subscription to the island’s residents. Registrants of this domain must use between 3 and 63 characters for the URL name. .cx also offers domain hacking opportunities for businesses operating in the cryptocurrency or customer experience space.

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.cx benefits

A .cx domain name isn’t just a great choice for companies located on Christmas Island. Global retailers, wholesalers, and dropshippers looking to reach Christmas Island consumers may also register a .cx domain name to establish their local presence.

Ideas for your .cx domain

A .cx domain name can be used for a wide range of businesses targeting Christmas Island residents, but it's equally useful for businesses in the cryptocurrency space or those offering customer support, as "cx" is often used an abbreviation for customer experience.

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FAQ - Learn more about .cx domains

  • .cx is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Christmas Island. It’s mainly used by businesses located in Christmas Island or those looking to reach local Christmas Islanders.
  • A .cx domain extension is ideal for businesses in Christmas Island or those expanding their reach to the Australian territory. .cx is also a great option for cryptocurrency businesses as it evokes the idea of a "crypto exchange." Similarly, it can be used by businesses that offer customer support given that "cx" is a common abbreviation for customer experience.
  • Any individual or business can register and use a .cx domain extension, regardless of where they're located in the world.
  • Yes! You can buy a branded .cx domain name on Shopify.
  • Each domain bought via Shopify comes with a free SSL certificate—on other platforms, SSL can cost you hundreds of dollars annually.