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What is a blockchain domain?
A domain asset on a blockchain. New extensions (like .com or .info) launched as smart contracts on public blockchains. Domains are stored by their owners, no third party can take them away.
What are the advantages blockchain domains have over traditional domains?
Blockchain domains have two unique advantages over traditional domains. One, they can replace cryptocurrency addresses with human readable names. Two, they can enable censorship resistant websites.
What is the difference between a .crypto and a .zil domain?
.crypto is a domain extension on Ethereum blockchain. .zil is a domain extension on the Zilliqa blockchain. Both extensions work with every cryptocurrency and serve the primary use cases of replacing crypto addresses with a human readable name and can be used to build censorship resistant websites.
How do I store my blockchain domain?
Domains are stored in your crypto wallet, just like you store cryptocurrencies. When you control your private keys, you have full custody over your domain. To add a wallet to your Unstoppable Domains account please go to Account Settings.
How can I use my blockchain domain for payments?
You can use your blockchain domain for payments by adding cryptocurrency addresses from any crypto wallet to your domain. When someone wants to pay you, they simply type in yourname.crypto into a supporting wallet and press send. Here is a video with a live example!
Which cryptocurrency addresses can I add to my domain?
We currently support over 50 different cryptocurrencies and plan on adding support for the top 100 cryptocurrencies. Our full list of supported currencies is available here.
Which wallets allow you to send cryptocurrency to a .crypto or .zil domain?
A full list of supporting wallets is available on our homepage.
Can I transfer a blockchain domain?
Yes, a blockchain domain can be permissionlessly transferred, anywhere in the world, in minutes.
Do blockchain domains resolve in traditional browsers?
Currently, only Opera on Android resolves blockchain domains natively (.crypto only). To resolve .crypto and .zil domains on Chrome and Brave, you can install our Unstoppable Browser Extension. We expect to see more native integrations in the future.
Are blockchain domains part of ICANN and traditional DNS?
No. Blockchain domains are what’s called alternate roots. They are not part of the current DNS.
How can I make an Unstoppable website?
Our template builder allows launching a website on IPFS in just a few minutes. If you prefer launching your own template, you can upload it directly to our IPFS File Uploader.
What does it mean when a domain is labeled as Protected or Premium?
Protected names are reserved for brands and trademark owners. Premium domains are of great interest to the community and expected to release in the near future. The best way to keep track of a premium domain is to watchlist it.
Do .crypto or .zil domains have a renewal fee?
No, it is a one time payment. No renewal fees. Pay once and you own the domain for life.