User Guide

Modified on: Fri, 9 Dec, 2022 at 4:27 PM

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What is an Web3 domain?Send Crypto to a Domain
Search for DomainBuild a Decentralized Website
Buying a DomainSurf the Dweb
Connect a Wallet with Your AccountTransfer Domains
Mint Your DomainSell Your Domain
Add Crypto AddressesCreate a Domain Profile


Embark on your Unstoppable journey with our guide:

Our domains are new extensions (similar to .com or .net) launched as smart contracts on public blockchains. 

All our Web3 domains are ERC-721 (NFTs) on the Ethereum and Polygon network. 

While traditional domains are leased by a single authority, Web3 Domains are self-stored in a wallet by the owner, much like a cryptocurrency, and no third party can take them away or take-down its content. Our domains need no renewals; you can own them for life. 

self-custody solution is possible because your domain is an asset on the blockchain and stored like a cryptocurrency in your wallet. This custody method gives your Web3 domain “super-powers” that traditional domains do not have.

Due to the self-custody nature of your Web3 domain it:

  • Can be used as a universal username across apps and websites.

  • Cannot be seized by a third party.

  • Can deploy decentralized websites.

  • Can be transferred around the world in seconds without needing permission from any third party.

  • Gives the owner sole control and access to domain management features - adding crypto addresses for simplifying payments and pointing website content to your domain.

Click here to find what applications currently support Unstoppable Domains for each use case.

Now that you know what an Web3 Domains is, it’s time to get started!

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You can search for a domain using the search function on our homepage.

  • Use English characters and numbers only, no spaces.
  • Learn how to bulk search by uploading a CSV file here.
  • You can watchlist unavailable domains on our site and be notified via email when it’s released to the public.

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 Pay once, and you own the domain for life, with no renewal fees.

  • Here you can find the current pricing tiers for available domains.
  • We currently have 4 payment methods: Credit card, Paypal, pay with crypto (BTC, BCH, ETH, DAI, LTC, USDC), and pay.

    If you are sending a crypto payment from an exchange please be sure you are sending enough to cover the cost of fees and still have enough to pay for your order. 

    Some exchanges will take the fees from the amount you wish to send, which means if you do not cover these costs your order will be Underpaid.

Note: For payments with crypto, use Main chains only.

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For our platform to display minted domains in My Domains, the wallet where they are minted needs to be connected in Account Settings.

  1. In your Account Settings, click Add Wallet.

  1. Sign with the wallet that contains the domains that you wish to appear in your account.


Every update on Ethereum based domains currently requires users to pay gas fees.

Our Layer 2 scaling solution, launched November 2021, allows our members to mint to Polygon. This means Unstoppable Domains now offers free minting and managing for domains on Polygon! 


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Minting is the process of registering your domains onto the blockchain. Your domain will be minted automatically to a UD wallet once purchased and will be waiting to be transferred into your chosen self-custody cryptocurrency wallet. 

  1. After purchasing your domain, it will register to a UD wallet and appear under the My Domains section of our website.
  2. Click the Manage button on the domain you wish to transfer to your non-custodial wallet.
  3. Enter your 2FA verification code.
  4. Choose how to connect your wallet. (Check all suitable wallets here)
  5. Confirm and sign the transaction. 


Domains will not be functional until you transfer them to your wallet, but you can hold them in the UD wallet at your convenience with no expiration date. 


Any funds you receive will be routed into these addresses. Check all the supported coins here

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  1. Go to My Domains.
  2. Click on Manage.
  3. Add your cryptocurrency addresses in the correct field.
  4. Save and sign with your Wallet.

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For domains to work as replacements for crypto addresses, the funds must come from integrated wallets. Find which wallets, exchanges, and applications are currently live with Unstoppable here

  1. Go to the integrated wallet or exchange.
  2. Type the domain name in the recipient address field.
  3. Send the funds.

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  • You can create a website using our easy-to-use website templates and tools.

  • Alternatively, you can use a third party such as Mobirise (it's free), then save the website to your hard drive, then upload the files to and link the IPFS hash with your domain.

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  • We recently announced that Brave and Opera natively support our .crypto domains on Ethereum. We are actively seeking further implementations from big browser companies. For now, you will require our browser extension to view domains on Polygon and other TLDs on Ethereum.

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  • When managing your domain, you can click the Transfer tab to enter a wallet address to send the domain. We strongly recommend sending domains only to supported wallets.

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You can tag domains for sale on our site, along with a contact email address but actual sales are made via the 3rd party sites like,, or Mintable.

  • Marketplaces typically require gas fees for listing assets and charge around 2.5% of the price when sold.

  • Unstoppable Domains is not responsible for any pricing on secondary markets. 

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Your Domain Profile is a fast, simple, and convenient way to start sharing your digital identities across web3! In your Profile section you can: 


How to get involved

If you love the idea of a more decentralized internet, JUMP IN, and be part of the Unstoppable Community:

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