.com: Taking its name from the abbreviation of the word commercial, .com means commercial and is a top-level generic domain extension generally used for commercial and individual transactions. It is also the most widely used extension type in the world.

.net: One of the top-level generic domain names. It is an extension used as an English abbreviation of the word “network”. It is a domain extension mostly used by businesses serving in online areas and in the technology sector.

.org: .org, which is among the top-level generic domain names, is a domain extension created with the abbreviation of the English word “organization”. Being used since 1985, the .org extension has international recognition. It is generally preferred by foundations, associations, organizations and non-profit non-governmental organizations.

.info: It is the abbreviation of the English word “information”. It is preferred for domain names with information content.

.pro: It comes from the English word “professional”. It is a domain extension specially produced for use in the professional world.

*.me: It is the country code top-level domain (ccTLD) of Montenegro. Since 2008, it has been used worldwide. It is a globally registrable extension without any restrictions.

.com domain name: Although it has no restrictions, as the name suggests, it is mostly used for websites where business transactions are conducted. Due to its popularity and prestige, it is also often preferred by blogs, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations and individual sites.

.info domain name: It has no restrictions in terms of use. It can be used for any purpose that aims to provide information flow. It is suitable for different professional groups and business lines that will create informative content within the domain name. As it is frequently preferred by companies, it is also popular for individual use.

.pro domain name: It is mostly used by large companies and experts in their field. It is especially preferred by organizations in the branding process. .pro extension is among the popular choices of holding companies and professional institutions and organizations.

*.me domain name: .me, a special domain name extension, is preferred by both companies and individuals. Many companies choose .me for its phonetic appropriateness and meaningful unity. In addition, with the spread of remote and freelance work culture, it has become frequently preferred in professions such as designers, developers and technologists.

The advantages of a .com domain name: Whether you’re building a new company website or a personal blog and regardless of the industry you work in, a “.com” domain name adds value to your business or brand with its prestige. Because it is a familiar extension, it makes websites memorable and easy to find. The extension of your website with a .com extension increases your visibility on the internet and helps you to reach more people. It is a reliable choice in terms of being widespread, allowing your customers or users to log in to your website with peace of mind. The .com extension, which is the most preferred extension among top-level domains (TLDs), contributes to the sales of companies in a supportive way thanks to its ability to indicate that it offers sales services, especially for sites established for commercial purposes. In addition, the .com extension, which finds a place for itself in every field in terms of having a wide usage volume, is also practical and useful for your users who want to make mobile transactions.

The advantages of a .net domain name: It is one of the most widely used domain name extensions in the world. Actively used since 1985, this extension leaves a reliable impression on users thanks to its wide usage volume. This extension, which means network and organization, is generally preferred by people and institutions operating in the IT sector. Although it is a domain extension that anyone can register, domain names with the .net extension are a good option for users in the application and technology sector to show themselves. It is also very advantageous in terms of strengthening the brand positioning of users who want to make a name for themselves in such areas.

The advantages of a .org domain name: First of all, the .org domain extension is a reputable extension with high recognition. Just like the .com extension, it creates a prestigious impression on users. Unlike other domain extensions, .org domain names can be organized for a specific purpose. This purpose can be the dissemination and announcement of charity associations, cultural and artistic organizations, non-profit organizations and projects. Domain name users in these sectors can easily reach their target audience by choosing the .org extension. In this way, it has a reliable and functional extension.

The advantages of a .info domain name: It gives domain names the feature of being understood as informative. It helps to create an informed visitor and user audience. For this reason, from public organizations to the private sector, from scientific studies to commercial transactions; .info is used in many areas. It offers a use suitable for the field of study. As well as being advantageous in terms of awareness and reliability, it is also important in terms of increasing and expanding internet visibility.

The advantages of a .pro domain name: It is a very efficient extension in terms of increasing visibility in search engines and creating an image. It is a supportive extension for branding, awareness and reliability. It is useful for creating sites where business-related information and sharing will be made. It is preferred in terms of being SEO compatible and forming a whole with the words added in front of it.

The advantages of a *.me domain name: The .me extension is different from other country code top-level domains (ccTLD) because it has international recognition and reliability. This difference allows it to be used just like a top-level generic domain extension. Since the .me extension evokes the word “me” in English, it forms a meaningful whole with many words added in front of it. This provides an efficient use in terms of both SEO and Google visibility.

Domain names with .com and .net extensions are operated by Verisign with the authorization from ICANN. Verisign is the registration authority for domain names with extensions such as .com, .net, .org as well as .tv. In addition, Verisign sells domain names through ICANN accredited companies instead of registering them directly to the end user.

Domain names with .org extension are operated by Public Interest Registry (PIR) with the authorization from ICANN. In addition, Public Interest Registry (PIR) sells domain names through ICANN accredited companies instead of registering them directly to the end user.

.com: As the most preferred domain extension, .com allows you to project a trustworthy image to your users. In addition, domains with .com extension are managed by ICANN. Since METUnic has ICANN accreditation, it provides .com extensions in accordance with all policies and procedures within this framework. Accordingly, it provides a reliable .com service.

.net: The widespread use of this extension is important in order to clarify the field of activity and promote the service. Domain names with the .net extension allocated by ICAAN are strong in terms of reliability. Available through ICANN accredited companies such as METUnic, .net is allocated in accordance with all policies and procedures.

.org: One of the most widely used domain names in the world. In this respect, its recognition and prestige creates a safe impression by users. In addition, domain names with .org extension are managed by ICANN. The extensions you will receive from registrars serving under ICANN are reliable. METUnic, with its ICANN accreditation, provides .org extensions in accordance with all policies and procedures within this framework. Accordingly, it provides a reliable .org extension domain name registration service.

You need to check whether the domain name you want to use has been registered by someone else. For this process, you can check availability from the “domain name query” section on the METUnic home page. If the domain name you want to register is not in use, you can easily make your register.

Domain names with *.me extension also have a premium list. Different registration procedure and price policy are applied for those on the premium .me domain names list. For domain names in this category, transactions cannot be made directly from our panel yet. If you want to get information about the pricing and registration of the domain name, you need to create a support request by specifying the domain name you want to register.

The gTLD domain name system works on a “first come, first served” principle. For this reason, if the domain name you want is registered before you, there is no service you can receive from METUnic for this domain name. In this case, you can apply for a different domain name.
  • You should make sure that it has 2-63 characters.
  • You can use characters from the letter A to the letter Z, from the digit 0 to the digit 9, and you can also use the hyphen (-) sign. However, you are not allowed to use a hyphen (-) at the beginning or end of the domain name.
  • You should choose a catchy name that is relevant to your website content.
  • You should check the history of the name and the content of similar names.
  • You should choose a domain name that points to your content and is compatible with SEO.
  • You should pay attention to avoid confusion of English and Turkish characters.
  • You should choose a domain name that is easy to write and read and avoid spelling mistakes.
  • If you are going to create a site that you will support with different areas such as social media, you should also review its compliance with their criteria.

You can access our current price list by clicking here.

If the domain name is available for registration, you will be directed to the payment stage by the system after your application. At this stage, you can make the payment for your domain name with your debit/credit card.
According to ICANN regulations, a gTLD domain name can be registered for a period of one to ten (1-10) years and is active only for the period of registration. You can also renew your domain name corresponding to maximum of ten (10) years usage time.

Domain names with gTLD extensions are registered without any criteria in accordance with the “first come, first served” principle.

You can view your application status in the “My Domains” tab under active, pending, and canceled status. Your pending domain name will be switched to an active domain name in fifteen (15) minutes. In case of any problem, you can contact us via the Help/Support page and obtain detailed information about the subject.

You should determine for what purpose you will use the domain name you registered. You should choose the company you will receive hosting services from and create the site content. Domain name registration is just one of the things you need to have an active website.

For domain names that have expired and have been deleted on the thirtieth (30th) day due to non-payment, you can reverse the deletion by paying a restoration fee. If you want to continue using the domain name, you must follow the steps below:

  1. Go to the “Invoices” section of your control panel and find your domain name.
  2. Click the “Restore” button on the right side of your domain name.
  3. On the page that opens, check the boxes for the domain name you want to recover and click the “Restore” button again.
  4. On the payment page you will be directed to, select the payment option and enter your payment information.
  5. Complete the transaction by clicking the “Review and Confirm” button.
  6. Your domain name will become active shortly after.

In case of any problem, you can contact us via the Help/Support page and obtain detailed information about the subject.

Domain name transfer is the process of transferring your domain name from the registrar where it is currently located to another registrar. If the transfer conditions specified by both registrars are met, it is possible to make your transaction easily. By managing all of your domain names from METUnic, you can have a secure and organized management opportunity. You can review the relevant stages for your transfer transactions by clicking here.

You can use your domain names in an uninterrupted and reliable way by transferring them to our company METUnic, which has ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) accreditation. METUnic, which was established under the roof of METU Development Foundation with the experience of METU, one of Turkey’s leading universities in the field of informatics, is a local and national company working with the principles of affordable price policy and reliability and provides a quality service to its users in domain name registration.

You can transfer during this period, but a possible failure during the process may force you to restart the process. In this case, your domain name may remain pending and will not be transferred. For this reason, we recommend that you transfer your domain name at least one (1) month before the renewal period.

During domain name transfer transactions, it is possible for users to unintentionally cancel their transfer transactions. This situation will usually be due to reasons such as following the transfer stages of the registrars, or choosing rejection in confirmation mails. In order to avoid unwanted cancellations, you can get help from your current registrar or METUnic regarding the transfer stages.

Before the transfer, you should check the details of your domain name’s additional services such as DNS servers, URL forwarding, etc. It is seen that free additional services received from some registrars are paused after the transfer. In order to avoid such problems, you should contact your current registrar and confirm whether there will be any changes regarding such services after the transfer.

The domain name must not be locked for transfer operations. For this reason, you will need to remove the lock on your domain name before placing the transfer order. After logging into your user panel, you can request the transfer code by finding your domain name from the list under the “My Domains” heading and clicking the “Information” and then “Settings” buttons to unlock the transfer of the domain name.

*In some cases, a waiting period of sixty (60) days is applied depending on the registration authority.

In order for your gTLD domain name to be transferred from a different operator, it must comply with certain conditions and have a transfer code (authcode). These passwords consist of a minimum of six (6) and a maximum of twenty-three (23) characters, and must contain letters, numbers and special characters.

After logging into your user panel, you can request the transfer code by finding your domain name from the list under the “My Domains” heading and clicking the “Information” and then “Settings” buttons to unlock the transfer of the domain name.

ID protection (whois hiding) is a service that prevents the ownership information of domain names from being seen by third parties. You can ensure the confidentiality of your domain name by activating the whois hiding feature through your control panel in order to prevent your personal information such as name, surname, address, telephone and e-mail address that may require confidentiality from appearing in this information.

Find your domain name under the “My Domains” heading in your control panel and click on the “DNS” button on the right side. In the window that opens, enter your naemserver information in the sections reserved for domain name server options. Finally, click on the “Update Domain Name Servers” button.

You can click here to learn how to benefit from the URL forwarding service for your domain name.