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How can a domain be showing as pendingDelete & redemptionPeriod, but not expire for another year?

I'm looking to buy a domain that's currently showing as pending delete, but also showing that it's in the redemption period. The strange thing is that it's showing the expiry date as next year, ...
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Domain Renewal - Unable to contact current registrar

I have a domain name which was registered with a registrar called enameco. It is due for renewal soon. Apparently the original registrar - enameco - do not exist anymore - atleast the original site ...
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Understanding the cost of a domain under a “premium” TLD such as .rich, .inc, .auto, .car, or .pr

We (a newly created startup) came up with a great name and we were looking to start our brand on a matching domain. We found our name fits perfectly with one of those "premium" top level domains that ...
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Google sites + custom domain DNS configuration

I have a google site and I have a domain. The domain is registered with GoDaddy and points to DreamHost (I host other sites on this DH account so it is not dedicated for this site). Because it's a ...
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Transferring a domain name that's about to expire

I have a bunch of domain names that I wish to transfer to a different registrar. They are about to expire in about 38 days from today. Is there any guideline in place from ICANN about the number of ...
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Is there a way to re-acquire an expired domain without paying the huge fees for a “Premium” domain?

I have a few domains that I had registered and used a long time ago, and then I let them expire. I want to start them up again and now I am told the cost is as much as $40,000 because it is a "Premium"...
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Our domain was suspended by registry due to “potential abuse”

We have been using the domain cdn4.website for our Content Delivery Network (CDN) for a couple of years. It is used by all the webshops we support. On the 28th of February all our webshops started ...
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Who owns the domain name after a transfer?

I recently bought a .com domain name from a local registrar and I would like to transfer it to GearHost. This is the first time I've owned my own domain name, so there are still a lot of questions and ...
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Are some TLDs more expensive than others?

The registration price for domains containing "hot" keyphrases in a domain name (such as seo) is often automatically higher as these considered premium by a pricing algorithm (and its developers). I ...
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Can I transfer registrar and owner email in the same auth code?

I have one .com domain name that's created and owned by a company we hired 5 years back. Now I decided to take things under my control so I asked the company to transfer the domain ownership to me. ...
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Should renewal price of gTLD will always be identical to the price of purchase?

This question is a follow up for this question As far as I understand, the Israeli Internet association (ISOC-IL), always sold domains with Israeli ccTLDs (.*.il), whether directly or indirectly (...
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Why aren't gTLD domains sold in a unified price?

As far as I understand, the Israeli Internet association (ISOC-IL), always sold domains with Israeli ccTLDs (.*.il), whether directly or indirectly (through its representatives or through the ...
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Registering an Iranian domain as an American citizen

I'd like to register a .ir domain for a neat domain hack, but it seems to be quite difficult as it's Iranian. Every site I've seen requires either an Iranian National ID (which I don't have) or ...
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Transfer .ac.uk domain to new owner and registrar

Can .ac.uk domain names be transferred to a new owner and registrar in much the same way other domains are handled? Are there any restrictions on this? I'm aware there are certain eligibility ...
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Changing name when a domain holder is a citizen of one country; possible problems

I am a citizen of Israel and I desire to generally cut all ties with it besides generally with family, friends and job. Currently I live in another state as a temporary resident. I consider changing ...
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Redirect root domain to path

Searched all questions by redirect keyword (e.g. 1, 2) but none of them fit my case. I want to redirect my domain (www.example.com) to another (sub-)domain including path and query if possible: www....
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Can my domain registrar requests high price for renewal if my domain became famous?

If I ordered a domain from a registrar company for 2 years, then my domain became very famous and it's market value increased very much, what prevents the registrar from asking for very high fees for ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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Does domain registrar performance matter?

Can performance matter between multiple domain registrars? What should one measure to determine which registrar is more performant? The shared hosting will be at a separate provider so I will use the ...
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How can i register domain, with no personal info provided [duplicate]

I want to register a domain for my hosted website and hosted e-mail. I am concerned that if i provide personal info my data will be used by spammers, identity thieves. or other attackers. I don't ...
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How can Name.com sell .CA domains without being CIRA-certified?

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) manages the .CA top-level domain. They maintain a list of registrars who are certified with CIRA to sell .CA domain names. I have registered a .CA ...
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Why would a registrar not allow transfer-in of .ca domains?

I started at a company that had domain name registrations scattered among several different registrars. I wanted to consolidate all of these registrations to a single registrar to simplify management ...
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Best way to handle email address for use with domain registration?

I have registered a domain that I use exclusively for email. In addition to my main email address (foo@example.com), I have companyA@example.com, companyB@example.com, justforfriends@example.com, etc....
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Long propagation times after transferring a domain name and changing the NS records without disabling DNSSEC

I recently made the mistake of transferring a domain to a new registrar and changing name servers without disabling DNSSEC at the old registrar and have seen rather lengthy propagation times as a ...
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Using multiple Nameservers to use different services

Well, my question is pretty simple, but I don't know what to do exactly because I don't know my possibilities. I bought a domain at name.com. This website also provides a DNS resolving service. I ...
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Has the owner ignored the domain for 9 years?

I'm interested in a domain that already has an owner. I checked with Whois , and Whois reports that the domain has Creation Date and Updated Date of 5/15/2010. On the other hand, the Registration ...
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Can a domain registrar register any country's TLD?

Are there any restrictions on what country TLD names a registrar can offer based on their country of business? Or can any domain registrar offer any TLD name considering it's available.
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Showing domain name available for purchase when it is already owned?

I have already visited these question about domain value and ownership of the domain. As these question weren't able to sort the answer i was looking for, so here's my question. I own a premium ...
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Old registrar had DNSSEC enabled and after transferring, the new registrar doesn't support it. Now the site won't load

I made a domain transfer with DNSSEC enabled to an operator that does not support DNSSEC. The first operator has no option to disable DNSSEC, and I did not think about it anyway. And now I have a ...
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Private transfer of a domain name to a new owner

I am a member of a forum. The current owner of the forum does not want to run it any longer. He wishes to transfer the forum to me. The former owner does not wish to reveal his name to me and I don't ...
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Domain registered through third party which is now defunct

A client's website is registered on a domain which has a protected whois. The website and domains were setup via a third party company which went under years ago but we are unsure if the company was ...
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Firebase hosting: www.example.com redirect to example.com not working

I have bought a domain from GoDaddy, and I want to host a static website using firebase hosting. When connected to firebase, example.com works. But when I want to redirect www.example.com to example....
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point custom .com.ar domain to github pages

...yet another question about github pages and custom domains, sorry. I couldn't find a solution in other questions, I think that's very specific to my registrar. Also, I'm not a webmaster or sysadmin,...
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Should I bother with clientDeleteProhibited status for my domain?

I was reading EPP Status Codes documentation page. Now I think that there are some statuses that sound useful, for example clientDeleteProhibited that seems to make more complicated to cause domain-...
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Does the given fields of WHOIS information change per registrar? What are the differences?

Do certain registrars have the power to say, exclude an email address, but keep name, location, etc in the WHOIS? If so, I would like to see how differently the top registrars do WHOIS (what ...
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When should I bid on an obscure domain name that is up for auction? [closed]

A variant of my domain name is up for auction by the registrar, who caught the name after a cybersquatter allowed it to expire (as is this very "popular" registrar's policy for expiring domain names). ...
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Why is RDAP so poorly supported by domain name registries?

Looking at the DNS bootstrap for RDAP, it appears that the only supported TLDs are: .com .net .ar .cr .cz .br As RDAP gives similar data to WHOIS, but in a structured form, and accessible in a ...
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Why does the 60-day “Change of Registrant lock” exist after changing a domain's contact details?

There are few circumstances, enumerated by ICANN at https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/name-holder-faqs-2017-10-10-en in the Why is my registrar refusing to transfer my domain name? section, in ...
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Predicting future domain registration fees

With gTLDs, there are many top-level domains to choose from. I can buy a domain on .us for $7.88/year or a .ai domain for $68.88/year. However, as far as I can tell, the TLD operator can charge ...
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Can I delete or transfer a domain registration after signing up with a web host then canceling service?

I signed up for a webhosting service for 1 year and for a domain name. The webhosting firm is a reseller, and I am not sure if a registrar owns this reseller. I canceled within the money back ...
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How to automate custom top level domain registration for SaaS?

I am developing a SaaS that will offer clients the ability to create a corporate identity website (insert content, upload logos, pick certain colors, and select from predefined themes). The website ...
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How to register domain for 15 years?

I have heard that Google trust that website which has long expiry date. that want to know how can I register my domain for a long period.
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Can we check if a parked domain is getting hits?

Is there a way we can check if parked domain is receiving hits. We have some parked domains that we are not using or are not being forwarded to other domain can we check if some one is checking ...
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Using Different Host than Registrar for Subdomain

I purchased a domain through Moniker: mysamplewebsite.com. I would like to have it hosted through freehosting.com. I would like to have a subdomain (sub.mysamplewebsite.com) point to my synology NAS ...
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After a domain name expired and goes into a grace period, what happens to the WHOIS information on it?

I have a domain name that is expiring in a few weeks. I want to delete the domain name right now, but the Registrar company will only let me delete it by letting it expire. I have purchased a WHOIS ...
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After transferring the domain to another registrar, sub domains stopped working. NS is still same

This is kind of a mystery to me. I have recently transferred a domain name from GoDaddy to NameCheap. The DNS I am using is CloudFlare. Since the time transfer has completed, I see that while the ...
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Can a domain be obtained and used without a domain registrar?

I guess the greater question should be Why is a domain registrar necessary, but does one for ease of the average man. I understand that the purpose of a registrar is so that way all people have to do ...
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Transfer domain from missing web host

I registered a domain through WebhostFive in March. The company has since ceased to exist. I would like to transfer my domain to another registrar but not sure how this would work as I cannot log into ...
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What prevents an organization from creating and owning any unused, specific domain, i.e. .edu

We recently received an email at work from an .edu site that seemed to be phishing. However, I didn't want to ignore a possible legitimate email from a customer without due diligence. I started ...
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Where can I find the “codeword” for my reg.ru domain registration account?

My Reg.ru account is suspended for logging in from different IP. I have submitted a ticket to fix my account and they're asking for my 'codeword'. I've asked them what is codeword and they haven't ...

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