Shorter domain name is always better

Started by EJASNathan, Oct 21, 2022, 12:38 AM

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The significance and purpose of words persists, even in lengthy designs, and needs to be reiterated. While emoticons, abbreviations, and short forms have their place, certain things are better communicated through complete words.

A convenient neighborhood may not always be crucial; it is diversity that fosters better communication and comprehension.

Effective domain names with clear messages can yield desired results. It is important to note that the explanation of appeal must be precise.

Wishing you the best of luck in your career pursuits.


Long web addresses can be difficult to recall, whereas shorter ones are more easily remembered. When selecting a domain name, it is essential to ensure that the combination of letters is phonetically pleasing. This way, verbally conveying the website's address won't pose any issues. Hyphens may be used to separate the names of two or three words.

Although some short domains can be less memorable than longer ones, particularly if they contain numerous consonant letters. This can also prove problematic for those who wish to include their company's abbreviation in the web address. In such cases, it may be beneficial to forego concision for an extended domain that more accurately reflects the organization's activities. Abbreviations should only be employed if they are widely familiar. An optimal domain length ranges between 8-14 characters.

From personal experience, I recommend avoiding complex and convoluted domain names as they can detract from a website's brand appeal. Additionally, including meaningful keywords can improve search engine optimization (SEO) and help prospective customers locate your business online.


I concur that shorter domain names are superior. Users find it easier to recall and enter them into browsers, resulting in higher user engagement. Ideal domains incorporate no more than two simplistic words. However, very short domains that include an abbreviation can be arduous to remember. Consequently, the optimal length should be between 6-12 characters.

Including numbers in the company name is permissible, and they may be used in the domain name to reduce its length. Although occasionally, letters may be supplanted by numbers that bear resemblance, such as using 0 instead of O or 6 instead of G.

Though such a practice allows for registering an already-occupied domain in its original spelling, users may become perplexed and veer off course.

In addition to the above, I recommend that businesses consider seeking professional consultation when selecting their domain names. Doing so will guarantee that the branding strategy remains effective and maximizes SEO. Furthermore, it would be wise to monitor domain names regularly for copyright violations and other infringements.


I completely agree with the previous comments, a short domain is more memorable for the user, the time spent on entering it into the search line is correspondingly less, which is also an advantage.