TLD .p is invalid on Cloudflare

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What is the domain name?


Have you searched for an answer?

Yes, it doesn’t exist, I wasn’t able to find another instance using any search query.

Please share your search results url:

When you tested your domain using the Cloudflare Diagnostic Center, what were the results?
Couldn’t use, can’t add this domain.

Describe the issue you are having:
When I try to add my domain to Cloudflare “null.p” I am told it’s an invalid domain.

What error message or number are you receiving?
“Invalid Domain”

What steps have you taken to resolve the issue?

  1. Searched for this topic
  2. Didn’t find anything
  3. Wrote this post

Was the site working with SSL prior to adding it to Cloudflare?

What are the steps to reproduce the error:

  1. Add a new site
  2. Enter URL “null.p”

Have you tried from another browser and/or incognito mode?
No, the site doesn’t recognize the TLD.

Well, it’s not a valid TLD, so the message is spot on.

And no, Cloudflare does not support custom TLD platforms but only ICANN approved TLDs, respectively those listed at

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.p is a Handshake TLD. Cloudflare doesn’t currently support alternative root zones.

Hope it helps!

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That explains it…thanks guys!

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