. ph is the country code top -level domain ( ccTLD) of the Philippines. It was introduced on 14 September 1990 and is managed by the PH Domain Foundation headquartered in Metro Manila. The contracting authority shall publicly branded dotPH Direct.


In 2004, the Government of the Philippines claimed control of the top-level domain, but could not prevail against the existing contracting authority itself. It was then decided in 2005 that dotPH no longer allowed to occur simultaneously as registry and registrar - since then, the contracting authority is limited to the former function. According to research by McAfee in 2008 belongs. Ph after. Cn the most dangerous Asian top- level domains.

Overall, a. Ph domain may be between three and 63 digits long and contain only alphanumeric characters. Domains, which consist exclusively of numbers, is not possible.