How do I choose my first Web3 name for TLDs or domains?

web3 name

Web3 names are gaining in popularity as Web3 development continues to evolve. As a consequence, multiple blockchain domain name service (DNS) systems are developing.

Many current website owners striving to remain technologically relevant are researching methods to integrate decentralization into their business strategies and websites. A natural way to do this would be to create a Web3 name or domain and develop a Web3 website. Moreover, it also allows you to integrate your classic Web2 sites.

Web3 name and domains are multi-utility NFTs (non-fungible tokens) or “digital certificates” that are publicly viewable on the blockchain. As unique assets, Web3 domains operate as a gateway to decentralized websites and services, while offering a straightforward method to transfer and receive payments. For anyone wishing to create their Web3 website, it will first start with obtaining a Web3 domain name.

A Web3 name or domain is an identity, but also an address for your digital home on Web3.

Web3 domains let users create a presence on the decentralized web and the metaverse, and Freename offers top-level domains like .xxx, .moon, and .token as well as a wide range of other potent choices for users to choose from.

Levels in Domain

Second-level domains (SLDs) and top-level domains (TLDs) are the two primary components of domain names.

Top-level domains are specified extensions, whereas second-level domains are made up of words or phrases. As an illustration, the second-level domain in send.token is the send and the .token is the top-level domain.

The most well-known Web2 TLDs include the .com, .net, and .org to mention a few. As you may anticipate, Web3 domains include many TLDs, and some typical examples include:

.metaverse, .moon, .chain, .airdrop, .young, .free .xxx, .layer, .hodl, .lambo, .token etc

The Reasons you should own a Web3 TLD

  • Getting your distinctive Web3 name is important for branding.
  • Royalties from selling the right to use your Web3 name of TLD.
  • To bring together your credentials, wallets, and NFTs for Web3 as a single identity.

Choosing your best TLD

It would be wise to give this decision some thought rather than merely selecting the first TLD that grabs your interest.

The part of a web address that comes right at the end is known as a TLD, or Top Level Domain, for short. In the case of Freename.io, the TLD is the .io suffix. There are hundreds of TLDs available to create and mint on Freename with no renewal fees coupled with ease to register. Additionally, you can create or mint any TLD of your choice on Freename.

The process of choosing your website’s second-level domain name—the word or phrase that comes before the TLD—can be straightforward. Your chosen domain name will shortly have a variety of TLDs applied to it. How do you choose from a vast array of options? Should you choose a .eth or .crypto suffix because they are popular, or a phrase that describes your use case or identity?

For instance, although certain TLDs might be confusing to your potential visitors, others have unique meanings or implications. When selecting the best TLD for your website, you should bear the following factors in mind.

  • Think about whether a TLD applies to your specific niche. Consider choosing a TLD that is related to your specific use case, such as .airdrop, a Web3 site intended for crypto airdrops.
  • To come up with a distinctive and memorable domain name, think about creating a new one that hasn’t been used before. This gives you an advantage and also you could earn royalties from it once users start registering on it. A typical platform that offers this feature is Freename.
  • Consider your target market; for instance, if you are offering a product that will only be marketed in the US, choosing the regional ccTLD is a preferable option. In this instance, the .US. This type of TLD is not advisable because it is going to restrict you to users in the US alone.
  • Consider SEO before making decisions. Avoid obvious spam TLDs to prevent your website from receiving worse search engine rankings.

TLDs with Potentials

Although all TLDs serve the same function, they are not equal in value. Some typical TLDs have the potential of rising above others and also in value, these TLDs are the most common of all TLDs that people would register most likely under. 

These TLD extensions have inherent characteristics that enable them to find applications or use cases in the developing Web3 internet. Such extensions would be directly associated with top players or influencers in the development of Web3.

Examples of such TLD are as follows;

    • .metaverse, for metaverse platforms.
    • .token, which can be used to designate tokens associated profiles.
    • .hodl, for hold on your dear life.
    • .wallet, for a wallet address.
  • .airdrop, for airdrop purposes.

The list above is not exhaustive, but it at least provides oversight as to what TLDs have the potential of rising and are suitable for investors.

One other thing you should note is, TLDs trademarked by Freename have high-rise potential.

Things you should do when creating your Web3 name

1. Try to keep it simple

Pick a memorable domain name that is easy to remember. It would be a shame if you forget how to spell uncommon words, also known as gibberish.

2. Select the ideal length (at the best price)

Shorter domains are simpler to remember, but if the price of the domain name you want is prohibitive, consider adding a word or a few numbers at the end.

3. Be dependable

The simplest way for you to transition from Web2 to Web3 might be to use your username from other social media platforms (Email, Twitter, Discord, etc).

4. Aim for greatness rather than perfection

We didn’t promise you the ideal domain when we said we’d help you find one. Don’t spend hours coming up with the ideal name when you could be yield farming or shilling NFTs instead. Just get going, and secure your seats for the journey ahead!

Every address or URL entered into a user’s browser is translated by domain names into an IP address that corresponds to a server or other internet location.

Advantages of Web3 domains

  •       Although ownership is the primary distinction between Web2 and Web3 domains, NFT domains also thrive in other aspects. NFT domains provide purposes beyond just serving as a website address.

Unlike Web2 domains, Web3 domains on Freename only have a one-time purchase fee without fees for renewals.

  • Additionally, you may convert your wallet address into an easy-to-share-and-remember NFT domain. They do more than just show your content; they also serve as a gateway to decentralized applications (dApps).

Conclusion

A domain name’s main purpose is to use a name to represent your brand. This name is crucial since it will impact how many people will be intrigued enough to visit your website.

We advise keeping an open mind when it comes to new TLDs. There are a plethora of options available, each with a specific purpose that can be a better fit for your use

It’s simple to choose the first domain that comes to mind without thinking about TLD choices. Since this choice cannot be changed, it is important to pick the appropriate TLD that best describes what you are for.

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Why do i Need a Wallet?

Freename domains are blockchain-based assets and would be minted and stored using a wallet. Users are required to mint and manage their domains using a Metamask or Coinbase-configured wallet. It must be a non-custodial wallet, meaning that one must own the private keys to the wallet in order to approve transactions via a signature.

To benefit from Freename Web 3 domains/TLDs, you must have a wallet. This is because Web 3 domains/TLDs are blockchain-based assets. Users can mint and manage their domains using Metamask or Coinbase-configured wallets.

Keep in mind that it must be a non-custodial wallet. You own the private keys to the wallet (in order to approve transactions via a signature).

Are the Domains Associated with ICANN?

ICANN does not manage freename.io domains. Freename.io believes their TLDs/domains must allow customers to operate independently. Freename.io wants to build a utility infrastructure, allowing customers to use their services for valuable and generative purposes. By leveraging blockchain technology, Freename Web 3 domains/TLDs have no centralized authority imposing rules and regulations.

What is a Wallet?

Every blockchain user requires a wallet in order to interact with the network. A wallet is essentially an account on the blockchain where transactions can be sent and received. It is also where one can store blockchain assets such as cryptocurrency or NFTs (non-fungible tokens). There is no personal information associated with a wallet and none is required to create one. A wallet consists of a public key and a private key. The public key can be safely shared with anyone who wishes to send assets to the corresponding wallet, however, the private key should not be shared and is the key to accessing the wallet in the event where access is lost or to create another instance.

A crypto wallet (cryptocurrency wallet) is software or hardware that enables users to store and use cryptocurrency. With cryptocurrencies, there isn’t any actual money to carry around in a wallet. They exist on the blockchain. Similarly to traditional bank transfers, crypto wallets enable users to send and receive cryptocurrencies, NFTs, etc.

A wallet consists of a public key and a private key. To receive assets, you share your public key associated with your wallet. You should NEVER share your private key.

How do i Claim my Earnings from Freename

ou can withdraw revenues generated passively through a cryptocurrency transfer. Connect your cryptocurrency wallet and, once your withdrawal request is confirmed, the desired amount is pulled from Freename’s reserves and conveniently delivered to you!

Claim your earnings by following these steps:

  1. Connect your cryptocurrency wallet to Freename.io
  2. Request a withdrawal
  3. Receive request confirmation
  4. Receive withdrawal directly to your wallet.

Can i Transfer Domains?

Yes. The domain is stored in your cryptocurrency wallet and can be transferred by you after you have minted it. Access your portfolio, select the TLD or Domain you wish to transfer and type the recipient’s address. Afterwards, you must paste the OTP code you received by mail to confirm the transaction. Keep in mind that currently, it is not possible to import the domain that has been transferred, but it will be possible soon!

Yes. Domains are transferable ONLY after a TLD/domain has been minted and stored in a user’s wallet.

To transfer the TLD (or domain), the user must:

  • Access their wallet
  • Select the item they want to transfer
  • Enter the recipient’s address.
  • Confirm the transaction by pasting the OTP received by email

In the future, Freename.io will support importing domains that have been transferred.

What about Trademarks?

Registering a trademark on your Freename Web3 TLD will allow you to protect your web3 TLD and your logo worldwide juridically.

From the moment you deposit a trademark request, your web3 TLD will be protected worldwide for 6 months awaiting for the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property (IGE.ch) to confirm and register the availability of your TLD.****

A trademark is any symbol, phrase, or word that allows customers to identify a company’s goods or services. Freename is a web3 domain/TLD provider that also provides trademark registration.

A user must reach out to the trademark department to register a trademark. To get your trademark filed for review at the Swiss Federal Institute of Intellectual Property, a user must provide the following:

  1. Complete a Know your customer (KYC)
  2. A list of TLDs they wish to trademark
  3. Proof of payment

Once these conditions are met, it takes one week for the trademark to be reviewed and logo/TLDs to be provided with six months of worldwide protection.

Is Minting the same as Buying?

Purchasing a TLD (or domain) on Freename and minting it on the blockchain are two distinct steps. When you purchase a TLD (or domain), the transaction is recorded in Freename’s database and not on the blockchain. Minting a TLD (or domain) on the blockchain requires a second step: log into the user’s personal area, select the TLD (or domain) and press “mint TLD” (or domain): done! Don’t worry, once you have purchased a Freename domain, no one can take it away from you!

No. Buying and Minting a TLD/domain are two different things.**

Buying **is the process of recording a transaction on Freename’s database and not on the blockchain.

Minting is the process of pushing a user’s domain from Freename.io data onto the public ledger of a blockchain and into a user’s wallet. Giving the user full control over the TLD/domain.

It is very easy to mint a domain/TLD once you purchase it. Simply:

  • Log into your personal area
  • Select the TLD (or domain)
  • Press “mint TLD” (or domain)

What is Domain Minting?

Minting is the process of publishing a Freename domain (or TLD) on the blockchain via your wallet to gain full custody of the domain. This means that the only person that has control over the domain (or TLD) is the person who controls (has access to) the wallet.

Minting is the process of pushing a user’s domain from Freename.io data onto the public ledger of a blockchain and into a user’s wallet. Giving the user full ownership over the domain.

Minting on Freename.io is as simple as the following steps:

  1. Go to the Freename.io website
  2. Enter the TLD/domain you want to buy in the search bar
  3. Add the TLD/domain to your cart
  4. Go to checkout
  5. Create a Freename.io account
  6. Purchase the TLD/domain with cryptocurrency or a credit card
  7. Go to “portfolio and incomes.”
  8. Click on mint TLD/domain

Which domains are Protected?

Protected domains and TLDs are domains and TLDs that we’ve detected are associated with a brand, organization, or notable person. We believe it is important to increase adoption for the next generation of the internet by helping to onboard brands into the Web3 era. If you are interested in applying for a Protected domain, please contact us.

TLDs/Domains associated with a notable person, brand or organization are considered Protected Domains. Protected domains help onboard brands in Web 3 increasing adoption. Protected domains also protect users from others impersonating/stealing their domains.

Reach out to Freename.io to apply for a protected domain.

Why use Freename?

Freename domains are unique by their very nature: only with Freename you can register domains with unique TLDs for your digital identity while passively earning money!

Freename.io is not only the leading TLD and Domains platform in Web 3, but also lets users generate passive income!

Owning a Freename Web 3 TLD entitles users to receive passive income whenever a domain is bought on their TLD. Users can register and mint TLD/domains of their choice if available.

What is a Domain?

A domain name is a string of letters and/or numbers that points to the IP address of the corresponding website. Generally, it is easier to remember a name than a long string of numbers.

A domain name is an address that people type into a browser bar to find a website. It consists of a Top-Level Domain (TLD), everything that comes after the dot, and the Second-Level Domain (SLD), everything that comes before the dot.

For example, “Freename.io” is the domain name, “Freename” is the SLD and “io” is the TLD.

Which Chains are Supported?

Freename has a multi-chain approach. You can choose on which Blockchain to mint your Web3 Domains and TLDs ranging Among Polygon, Cronos, and Binance.

A user can mint a Freename.io domain/TLD on the following blockchains:

  • Polygon
  • Cronos
  • Binance

Freename plans to expand its multi-chain approach by adding blockchains upon which domains can be minted.

Are there Renewal Fees?

No! Once you’ve bought a Freename Domain or TLD, it’s yours forever, no renewal fees ever!

No. There are no renewal fees on Freename.io. Once a user has paid a one-time payment for a domain/TLD, they own it. Forever.

This is the significant advantage of Web 3 domain/TLD over traditional alternatives.

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