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 **International Domain Names in cPanel** **International Domain Names in cPanel**
  
-International Domain ​Name (IDN) are written using the unicode ​character set that is not supported by DNS and many systems. As a result the domain must first be converted to ASCII before it can be used. This converted text is referred to as Punycode. cPanel can support the Punycode version (IDNA encoded version) of an international domain name (IDN) but will give and error when trying to create an account using a unicode character or character from the extended ascii table such as ñ (Extended ASCII #​164). ​+International Domain ​Names (IDN) are domain names written in languages with non ASCII special characters such as those of non-roman character sets like Cyrillic or those with accented letters. IDN domains ​are written using unicode ​which is not supported by DNS and many systems. As a result the domain must first be converted to ASCII before it can be used. This converted text is referred to as Punycode. cPanel can support the Punycode version (IDNA encoded version) of an international domain name (IDN) but will give and error when trying to create an account using a unicode character or character from the extended ascii table such as ñ (Extended ASCII #​164). ​