Short Domain Name vs Long Domain Name

The quest to have the best website start with the domain name selection and hosting but many free hosted site especially on blogspot or wordpress do usually have long domain name and they are doing well in terms of traffic, seo, money making etc.

Either short domain name like the .com, net or .org all have their own advantages while some long domain names site also get significant result from search engines due to its seo reasons

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Both Long or Short Domain names due to not determine the site traffic or popularity but the originality of content, creativity, designs and many more.

In my own opinion, shorter domain names are user friendly while longer domain names are search engine friendly but Google is fast appreciating sites that are user friendly and recommendation.

Advantage of shorter Domain Names
1. Its user friendly
2. Visitors finds it easy to pronounce
3. Its easy to type
4. Its easy to refer
5. User can easily remember
6. It may also be search engine friendly if keyword is good.

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While some long Domain name are also search engine friendly and user freindly. For instance, and you can see the difference. But its does not matter anyway because contents is the key for any site to get traffic and popularity.

If you are a new website owner, then the ball is in your court to choose the best out of this two long or short domain names which depends on the title of the site and its contents. Thanks.


  1. Well ! Its really one of the informative article. Before selecting a domain name , you have to remember the following aspects :

    1. It should be short and easily memorable by the website visitors.
    2. Avoid hyphens in your domain name.
    3. Avoid punctuation marks.
    4. It should be in between 3-8 characters long.
    5. It should be related with your website content.
    6. Extensions are more essential for each and every domain name. So, choose a good domain name with nice extensions such as .com,.net,.org etc.

    After selecting a good domain name, you can check whether the domain name ( what you have chosen ) is already registered by someone or not by using . Before buying a domain name from domain provider, you have to check the following factors:

    1. Company existence
    2. Customer support


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