Inventory of wonderful domain names:the first one to apply for the Guinness Book of World Records?

Industry Information 24 Aug 2023 06:34:59 AM By:DN domain name editor
Abstract:

I've previously introduced many excellent domain names in the domain industry, each with its own unique charm. Today, let's take a different approach and explore some of the most unconventional domain names that exist!

I've previously introduced many excellent domain names in the domain industry, each with its own unique charm. Today, let's take a different approach and explore some of the most unconventional domain names that exist! This will help everyone expand their knowledge and learn about some of the quirkiest domain names out there.

Inventory of wonderful domain names:the first one to apply for the Guinness Book of World Records?

The Longest Domain Name in History

The domain name "Thelongestdomainnameintheworldandthensomeandthensomemoreandmore.com" was registered in April 2000 and consists of 63 characters. Apparently, the owner of this domain name once applied to the Guinness World Records for the "world's longest domain name," but the request was politely declined. Considering that it's a stack of 63-character phrases, it's quite understandable. The website associated with this domain name hosts a simple page, presumably to claim the title of the world's longest domain name.

The Most Unimpressive Domain Name

The story of microblogging guru Du Zijian using the domain name "jianhuo.com" left everyone surprised. The reason was that the domain name had the meaning of "cheap goods." However, at least it's a double-pin domain. Later on, Du Zijian used the domain name "j.mao2.cn," which was equally unexpected. However, Du Zijian wasn't bothered and even stated, "I just like trashy domain names. If you disagree, feel free to criticize me." Now, he even uses "hebugou.com," which translates to "not enough to drink." He's certainly quite unconventional.

The Most Eccentric Domain Name

During a smartphone launch event at Smartisan, Luo Yonghao took the spirit of non-mainstream to the extreme with the domain names Smartisan.love and piaoliang.smartisan.com. These two domain names left many people stunned. Some even joked that the domain name Smartisan.com could be phonetically translated as "killing Matt people." Now, we have "Love for Matt People" and "Beautiful Matt People."

The Most Frequently Changing Domain Name

Back in 2010, during the intense rivalry between Qihoo 360 and Tencent QQ, the domain name fuckqq.com suddenly appeared. Opening this domain led directly to a 360 page. Many believed that 360 was intentionally provoking Tencent. However, this wasn't the case, and Zhou Hongyi even clarified on Weibo: "360 is not responsible for this."

Later, the domain redirected to an adult website: faqqw.com. Tencent filed a lawsuit, and in 2018, they finally regained control of the domain name. This domain name witnessed a dramatic chapter in internet history; quite an unexpected journey.

The Most Playful Domain Name

Since domain owners can easily set up redirects, many playful redirect domain names have emerged. For instance, domains like baidutama.com and baidutaba.com, which clearly mimic Baidu, redirect to online gambling platforms.

It seems that to prevent malicious use of brand-related domain names that could harm a company's image, it's wise to acquire a significant number of brand-related domains and ensure they remain out of the hands of competitors.

After reading about these domain names, are you surprised? As the saying goes, "A good horse needs a good saddle." In this rapidly evolving era of the internet, a domain name is crucial for a website. Having a strong domain name is the key to attracting substantial traffic. While unconventional approaches might create a buzz, they might not provide significant help to a website that aims for stable growth.

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Inventory of wonderful domain names:the first one to apply for the Guinness Book of World Records?