IEEE domain naming conventions for webmasters
Websites using “IEEE” in the domain must adhere to established IEEE branding and design standards to maximize IEEE brand impact.
Subdomain URLs of IEEE.org (such as spectrum.ieee.org, standards.ieee.org, or ieeexplore.ieee.org) are reserved for major IEEE products and initiatives.
Standalone domains are an option for IEEE conferences, geographic units, and other IEEE entities. Standalone domain names should include the IEEE Master Brand initials plus the entity name or acronym initials in either dashed or mashed-up form such as: ieee-icra.org, ieee-my-geounit.org, ieeeicra.org, or ieeemygeounit.org.
Standalone domain names should be reusable year-over-year and should not include numeric year indicators, such as icra2021.org or microwave-conference-2022.org. Yearly subsites should be accommodated using either subdomains (2026.ieee-icra.org) or subdirectories (ieee-icra.org/2026).
IEEE IT Security will purchase and maintain the ownership of domain names for IEEE entities. They will assign appropriate “A Record” or “CNAME” values for site-hosting platforms, whether internal or external.
- To request an IEEE domain name, submit the request form at IEEE Website and Social Media Site Registration Form and choose “New domain establishment” as the topic of your request.
- Review the IEEE domain guidelines.
- If you have questions, email David Goessling at email@example.com for more information.