|Sole .FR registration||$11.00|
|.FR with hosting||FREE|
|TLD||Registrar-Lock||Transfers||Edit WHOIS||ID Protect||Registration Period|
|.FR||no||yes (EPP)||yes||no||1 Year|
The Dot FR country-code top-level extension is the most popular one among speakers of French and if you possess a website in French, such a domain name will be a top choice to contact tens of millions of WWW users, having in mind that a dot FR domain is more probable to have higher French search engine rankings. This doesn’t include only France, but also states with sizeable French-speaking communities, such as Canada, Switzerland, Belgium and quite a few of the countries in Northern and Central Africa. People from all these countries regularly use French email providers and search online for French websites, so this is a great way for you to get in touch with them them.
The TLD was created in 1986, but registrations were restricted to individuals and businesses based in France until 2011 when the process was liberalized. Today, a .FR domain can be registered by anybody from the European Union, Liechtenstein, Switzerland, Norway and Iceland. With over two and a half million functioning domains, the .FR TLD is amongst the most widely used country-code domains. And this number has risen with a whole million over the past couple of years.
If you want to obtain a .FR domain, you can do it through our company and it will be operational more or less instantly. AFNIC, the Registry organization that administrates this TLD, has special terms about certain records that the name servers of a dot FR domain must have, and we meet these requirements, so you will not have any problems to get your site up and running in a matter of minutes. Many web hosting companies, above all resellers, don’t offer the full set of records, so you can’t really host a .FR domain name with them. You will have full control over your domain through our Hepsia Control Panel – you’ll be able to update the WHOIS contact details at any time, to create and to change Custom DNS records, to park domains, etc.
.FR Domain Names with Provident Host
With Provident Host, you can administer your .FR domain(s) effortlessly using our astonishing Domain Manager. Included in our user-friendly Web Hosting Control Panel, it allows you to effortlessly administer one or multiple .FR domains. You'll be able to update the DNS records or the WHOIS details with several clicks. Detailed help articles and a round-the-clock client support service are included too.