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Domains Defined

Amongst the fundamentals you need so as to own an online portal is a domain name. This is the URL your web page visitors will type in their browsers to get to your web portal and it is one of the features they will identify you with. That's why you should go for a domain name that is appropriate and explanatory, but it should also be easy to remember.

Registries - The Actual Domain Name Caterers

Each domain name extension, or TLD (Top-Level Domain), is handled by a Registry. This is the top-level organization that manages all domain name registrations and imposes the criteria for a particular TLD. A variety of domain name Registrars work under the Registry. These are authorized corporations that furnish the very domain name registration service, deal with any supplementary registration stipulations and bill the end clients.

Generic or Country Code Top-Level Domains?

When selecting a domain, you should contemplate about its top-level domain name. Whether it will be a generic Top-Level Domain such as .com, .net, .name, or a country code top-level domain name such as .de, .es or .jp, depends on the target visitors and on the aim of your weblog, but also on your liking, so when you are searching for a domain name registration company where you can register your domain name, make certain that you pick one with a great variety of domain extensions. Thus, you can rest assured that you will make the very best choice and if you register a number of domain names for your family-oriented or corporate web page, they all will be in one single place, not disseminated across several different domain registrars.

Registrants - The Authentic Domain Name Possessors

When you register a domain name, you become the domain Registrant, or its owner. You can specify a different individual as the Administrative or Technical Contact for the domain if someone else takes charge of your online portal, which will permit you to deal exclusively with matters regarding the ownership or specific payment questions.

Domain Name Registration Periods: One to Ten Years

The majority of domain names are registered for a term of 1 to 10 yrs, but certain specific Top-Level Domains can be registered for at least 2 yrs, or for no more than 5, for instance. You can also transfer your domain name between different domain registrars and once again, different Top-Level Domains involve different requirements for that. Prior to registering your domain, it is advisable to inquire what specific criteria there are for the specific Top-Level Domain that you've picked. An apt illustration is the domain names table at our website where you can explore quite a large list of supported domain extensions and extensive information regarding the transfer and pre-registration preconditions involved, as well as the registration period for some of the more characteristic TLDs.

Redemption Grace Periods (RGP): Thirty to Forty Five Days

Always be certain to have a peek at the renewal procedure details before your domain name registration ceases. Certain domains cannot be renewed after they run out, and for others you have 1 month after the expiry date to renew them. The general scenario is that when a domain name runs out, it is either deleted after a given time, or the registrar acquires possession of the domain name on condition that you, the holder, have not manifested any intention of registering it again. That is the reason why you should always monitor the expiry date of your domain names or you will risk losing them. For particular TLDs such as .com or .net, you have thirty days after the expiration date, whereas with others, like .eu - you lose proprietorship of the domain name as soon as it runs out and you need to wait thirty to forty five days before you can re-register it.

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With us at ClearHosting.no, you can register or transfer your domain name, manage their contact information, and receive timely warnings so that you will not miss the renewal deadline. If you decide to purchase a dedicated server package as well, you even obtain a cheap domain name registration.