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'''.wedding''' is a [[GTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. It was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014.</ref>  
 
'''.wedding''' is a [[GTLD]] that was proposed in [[ICANN]]'s [[New gTLD Program]]. It was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014.</ref>  
  
===Intended Use===
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==Intended Use==
 
.Wedding is a new generic top-level domain targeted to the wedding industry, including couple registries and personalize websites, photo and video services, brands, and wedding industry vendors.  
 
.Wedding is a new generic top-level domain targeted to the wedding industry, including couple registries and personalize websites, photo and video services, brands, and wedding industry vendors.  
  
===Delegation===
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==Delegation==
 
.wedding was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014.</ref>
 
.wedding was delegated to the [[Root Zone]] of the [[DNS]] on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.<ref>[http://newgtlds.icann.org/en/program-status/delegated-strings ICANN delegated strings] Retrieved 5th December 2014.</ref>
  
===Current Applicant===
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==Current Applicant==
 
# [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] (TLDH), .wedding is one of 68 TLDs that the company has filed for on its own behalf.<ref>[http://www.tldh.org/2012/06/gtld-application-update-92-applications-submitted/ gTLD Application Update 92 applications submitted, TLDH.org]</ref> This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1544 here].
 
# [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] (TLDH), .wedding is one of 68 TLDs that the company has filed for on its own behalf.<ref>[http://www.tldh.org/2012/06/gtld-application-update-92-applications-submitted/ gTLD Application Update 92 applications submitted, TLDH.org]</ref> This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/1544 here].
  
===Previous Applicants===
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==Previous Applicants==
 
# [[Wedding TLD LLC]]
 
# [[Wedding TLD LLC]]
 
# [[Donuts]] (Wild Madison, LLC), one of 307 TLDs applied for by Donuts. This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/702 here].
 
# [[Donuts]] (Wild Madison, LLC), one of 307 TLDs applied for by Donuts. This applicant submitted a [[PIC|Public Interest Commitment]], which can be downloaded [https://gtldresult.icann.org/application-result/applicationstatus/applicationdetails/702 here].
  
===Private Auction===
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==Private Auction==
 
TLDH announced in a press release on 25 February 2014 that it has won the rights to the .wedding string in a [[private auction]] conducted by [[Applicant Auction]]. The sale price was not disclosed, but was over USD$2.2 Million.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/15896-wedding-and-green-gtld-auctions-raise-millions .wedding and .green Auctions Raise Millions, DomainIncite] Retrieved 25 Feb 2014</ref>
 
TLDH announced in a press release on 25 February 2014 that it has won the rights to the .wedding string in a [[private auction]] conducted by [[Applicant Auction]]. The sale price was not disclosed, but was over USD$2.2 Million.<ref>[http://domainincite.com/15896-wedding-and-green-gtld-auctions-raise-millions .wedding and .green Auctions Raise Millions, DomainIncite] Retrieved 25 Feb 2014</ref>
  
===TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding===
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==TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding==
 
On February 26 2013, [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] announced that it had entered into a funding agreement worth $15 million to be used in the case of auction for a specific unnamed TLD. The investor will not receive ownership of the TLD but a share of future revenues. TLDH did not name the TLD that the funds are directed for, and it is in 11 head to head contentions and 12 featuring more than one contender.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2013/02/26/tldh-gets-up-to-15-million-for-a-single-top-level-domain-name-auction/ TLDh Gets 15 Million for A Single Top Level Domain Name Auction, DomainNameWire.com] Published and Retrieved 26 Feb 2013</ref>
 
On February 26 2013, [[Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd.]] announced that it had entered into a funding agreement worth $15 million to be used in the case of auction for a specific unnamed TLD. The investor will not receive ownership of the TLD but a share of future revenues. TLDH did not name the TLD that the funds are directed for, and it is in 11 head to head contentions and 12 featuring more than one contender.<ref>[http://domainnamewire.com/2013/02/26/tldh-gets-up-to-15-million-for-a-single-top-level-domain-name-auction/ TLDh Gets 15 Million for A Single Top Level Domain Name Auction, DomainNameWire.com] Published and Retrieved 26 Feb 2013</ref>
  
===Contract signed===
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==Contract signed==
 
On the 24th April 2014, [[Top Level Domain Holdings]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .wedding after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 05 December 2014</ref>
 
On the 24th April 2014, [[Top Level Domain Holdings]] received a [[Registry Agreement]] signed by [[ICANN]] for .wedding after passing the [[Initial Evaluation]].<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries Registry Agreements, ICANN.org] Retrieved 05 December 2014</ref>
  
===References===
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==References==
 
{{reflist}}
 
{{reflist}}
  
 
[[Category:TLD]]
 
[[Category:TLD]]
 
[[Category:Lifestyle New gTLDs|wedding]]
 
[[Category:Lifestyle New gTLDs|wedding]]
 
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Revision as of 22:11, 17 November 2017

Wedding.png
Status: Delegated
country: International
Registry: Top Level Domain Holdings
Registry Backend: Nominet
Type: Generic
Category: Lifestyle
Website: mmx.co
Priority #: 130 - WhatBox? (Wedding TLD LLC)
402 - Donuts (Wild Madison, LLC)

459 - Top Level Domain Holdings
nTLDStats
Registrations: 18,191
Parked Domains: 7,044
Parked Domain %: 38.72 %
Important Dates
Delegation: 15 October 2014
General Availability: 08 April 2015

More Information: NTLDStatsLogo.png

.wedding is a GTLD that was proposed in ICANN's New gTLD Program. It was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[1]

Intended Use

.Wedding is a new generic top-level domain targeted to the wedding industry, including couple registries and personalize websites, photo and video services, brands, and wedding industry vendors.

Delegation

.wedding was delegated to the Root Zone of the DNS on the 15th October 2014, completing the successful application for the string.[2]

Current Applicant

  1. Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. (TLDH), .wedding is one of 68 TLDs that the company has filed for on its own behalf.[3] This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Previous Applicants

  1. Wedding TLD LLC
  2. Donuts (Wild Madison, LLC), one of 307 TLDs applied for by Donuts. This applicant submitted a Public Interest Commitment, which can be downloaded here.

Private Auction

TLDH announced in a press release on 25 February 2014 that it has won the rights to the .wedding string in a private auction conducted by Applicant Auction. The sale price was not disclosed, but was over USD$2.2 Million.[4]

TLDH & $15mm Auction Funding

On February 26 2013, Top Level Domain Holdings Ltd. announced that it had entered into a funding agreement worth $15 million to be used in the case of auction for a specific unnamed TLD. The investor will not receive ownership of the TLD but a share of future revenues. TLDH did not name the TLD that the funds are directed for, and it is in 11 head to head contentions and 12 featuring more than one contender.[5]

Contract signed

On the 24th April 2014, Top Level Domain Holdings received a Registry Agreement signed by ICANN for .wedding after passing the Initial Evaluation.[6]

References