With the Indian market booming with the use of net, .in domain has been introduced and already there are many takers for this domain. It is indeed a domain solely created for India. It gives many facilities for Indians, be it a business house, institutions, organizations or individuals. Indian government had the .in registry which gives a list companies authorised to sell the .in domains.
Choose a name
Launching a professional website with .in domain name is not very different from other domains. Choose a domain name that is appropriate for your work and register. Generally a fee will have to be paid for the registration. For each level there is a domain registration charge. The registration can be done for a period of minimum 1 year and a maximum for 10 years. Some authorised .in domain sellers offer free registration. You do not have to pay for a year. Government of India has reserved some names for its use and these names cannot be used.
The next step is hosting which is also followed like any other hosting companies. Here too there are many big players who are offering the hosting of website also free of cost for one year. Getting a domain name is akin to getting your company registered with the government body. Hosting is like renting a place to run your business. The host company stores all the matter for the world to see.
Design your page
To design the web pages professional help can be taken or you can use a website builder. To encourage more Indians into this domain some of the big accredited sellers of the domain offer to develop the web pages also free of cost. You can avail this opportunity or create the web pages with the help from the professionals. As soon as the web pages are designed a trial run of the pages must be done before the final hosting.
Once this is done make the website SEO enriched. There are many tips for making your website search engine optimized and you can follow that after the launch of your website with .in domain. There are some rules to be adhered to while hosting a website with .in domain.
The domain names should have minimum 3 characters and a maximum of 63 characters. The names can have digits, letters and hyphens but the name cannot begin or end with a hyphen. There are unreserved zones and reserved zone in .in domain. Some of the unreserved registrations are .in, .co.in, org.in, com.in, firm.in, gen.in and ind.in. Gen.in is for general category and ind.in is for individuals.
Name transfer within these unrestricted zones is permitted. But you cannot do it in the restricted area. The restricted areas are ac.in for academics, res.in for research institutes, edu.in for colleges and universities, gov.in for government and mil.in for military. All these names are only for India while the unrestricted zones names are available for anyone in the world.
All facilities like other domain are available here too, the only difference being it is India friendly. Many businesses and individuals have registered with this domain and many more are to add their names soon.