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RGP status means that the domain name is locked by the domain registrar. A Basically, they have secured the rights to the domain name and are holding it for up to 90 days (or longer). After the domain has reached RGP status, domain renewal is significantly higher than normal rates (up to 30 times regular [...]continue reading
1. The domain name that you choose should be short. It should be easy to remember as well, so people will be less likely to misspell it. 2. Your domain name should be simple. Try not to include special characters like hyphens or underscores. These things are easy for people to forget to include. 3. [...]continue reading
The minimum period for which a domain name can be registered is 1 year, and the maximum you can register is up to ten years. You need to make sure to renew a domain name before it expires, or you may lose it to somebody. As the expiration date nears, you should contact the domain [...]continue reading
Domain name masking allows you to show one URL in the browser’s address bar, while another website’s content is actually loaded. For example, when somebody opens your website, you can have yourdomain.com shown in the browser’s address bar, while the actual site loaded will be yourotherdomain.com.continue reading
The restricted top-level domains .mil, .gov, .edu, .aero, .coop, .museum, and .pro. These domain extensions require the registrant to be member of, or affiliated with, specific communities, and are therefore not accessible to the general public. The .aero TLD, for example, requires the registrant to prove membership of the aviation community. Similarly, .gov and .mil [...]continue reading
To qualify for a .us domain name you must meet one of the following Nexus Requirements. The U.S. Nexus Requirement is intended to ensure that only those individuals or organizations that have a substantive connection to the United States are permitted to register for .us domain names. To be in compliance with the U.S. Nexus [...]continue reading
The .com, .info, .net, .org, and .ws TLDs are globally available and unrestricted. Traditionally, however, .net domains have been used by organizations involved in Internet infrastructure activities, typically ISPs (Internet Service Providers), while .org is frequently used by noncommercial organizations. .biz is available to businesses only. While unrestricted, usage of the .info TLD implies that [...]continue reading
• .com – (“commercial”) The most common extension for domain names. Often represents companies or for-profit organizations. Most personal websites also use this extension. • .net – Generally represents Internet Service Providers (ISPs). • .org – Usually represents non-profit organizations or groups. • .biz – (“business”) Reserved for use by businesses. • .info – Made [...]continue reading