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.xyz domains. is it worth buying them?

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by greggarai, May 4, 2016.

  1. greggarai

    greggarai Newbie

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    Hey guys,

    Is it worth buying those cheap af .xyz domains at all? Cause I registered some site last week with a .space domain, but it just got blocked by facebook. Not sure if it's about the domain extension or some wordpress plugin I used. Since the content was safe for sure.

    I know that facebook was blocking .tk domains back then.
    So I want to set up a few dozens of sites with .xyz domain. But most of them will be promoted through facebook, so I really need to know that my work won't be in vain only because of the extension.

    Any advice would be most welcome.

    Greg
     
  2. soccerlover

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    Even I got issue with .science and .xyz domain.
    I guess fb is blocking direct url's, now I'm using Google URL Shortner and everything is working fine.
    Try to do that once?
     
  3. greggarai

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    Well I want them to have sharable articles and post them as a facebook page mostly. So URL Shorteners ain't gonna work, I think. Since people can't use facebook share buttons on the site.
     
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    .XYZ isn't as good .IO.

    You read stories how often .XYZ's get blocked from Facebook. These domains get spammed to death with borderline unlawful websites.
     
  5. JabbaTheHutt

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    .xyz extension gives a spammy look to domain IMO. I have never bought these.
     
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    .xyz domain usally adults site
     
  7. ija61

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    Not sure what is the feedback on using the new domain extensions for SEO or ranking but I can say that I got some problem on using them on mailing.

    Some spam filters see them as spam and some mx servers don't accept connections from them. When I contacted the admins, they told me that there are many situation when they fail because some database are not updated yet and/or they are commonly use for "blackhat" so they block them by default since there are low chances that they block some good/genuine servers/visitors... etc.

    As mentioned I don't really know the implication on SEO and rankking.

    Thank you.
     
  8. stevenvega

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    I run mail servers for my job by day, we don't accept any of the new TLDs. They are just filled with spam.
     
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    abc.xyz is not adult.
     
  10. chris barker

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    from my exp .xyz is an best option for lot of experiment...G treat xyz and com as same be honest interms of indexing and ranking.
     
  11. Stoned Nerd

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    Oh really? I own badbitch.xyz which looks like a good name for the adult niche. Hehe, I'll keep it and see if I get an offer for the name sometime in the future.
     
  12. Stitches and Burns

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    Bought an .xyz and used it as a URL shortener for my blog. I'll just wait and see if it can be used for full-blown sites. Well, Google has an .xyz domain (alphabet.xyz) so I think they some potential in it.
     
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    bought one .xyz domain and now my site is not shareable on facebook. subdomain which end with .com is better.
     
  14. WebTG

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    i will not waste my time on .xyz as there are few buyers for that, it is just time consuming.