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ⓘ .sh




.sh
                                     

ⓘ .sh

.sh is the Internet country code top-level domain for Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, British Overseas Territories. Registrations of internationalized domain names are also accepted.

On 22 February, 2010 the ISO 3166-1 code for Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha changed to reflect the SH used for the ccTLD.

                                     

1. Second level domains

There are seven second level domains:

  • co.sh – commercial entities
  • com.sh – commercial entities
  • org.sh – non-profit organizations
  • nom.sh – non-island Internet sites
  • edu.sh – educational institutions
  • gov.sh – government departments and agencies
  • net.sh – network service providers
                                     

2. Top level domains

A majority of sites under the.sh domain have nothing to do with Saint Helena, Ascension or Tristan da Cunha.

Members of DeviantArt are able to go to their "stash," a service where digital media can be uploaded, stored and published. The DeviantArt "stash" uses the.sh top level domain sta.sh.

Ian Hecox and Anthony Padilla use smo.sh domain name to link to addresses on their Web site, Smosh.com from their YouTube channel, Smosh.

Skillshare uses the domain hack skl.sh to redirect to their website.

Since the.sh filename extension is also used by Unix shell scripts, this domain has been used for websites about command-line interface programs such as Homebrew.

SH is the official abbreviation for the German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein and the.sh domain is used for sites like nah.sh, a public transportation site as well as the Verbraucherzentrale verbraucherzentrale.sh, the SPD party spd.sh and for some subpages by the official Schleswig-Holstein government e.g. wahlen.sh.

The rhythm game osu! uses the.ppy.sh domain, such as osu.ppy.sh or new.ppy.sh.

The main fork of the popular movie torrent freeware program Popcorn Time is hosted at a.sh domain.

There are more words ending in sh which are used for sh domains, such as flash, splash and fish.