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Transferring domains to another registrar, host, DNS provider, or party. Please do not include the 'transfer' tag since that's already implied.

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Transferring domain registration to new registrar and switching email hosting at the same time?

I need to transfer an existing domain that's currently with SiteGround to Porkbun. I also need to move the existing custom email addresses from SiteGround to Zoho Mail. I'm not sure if I should ...
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Can I access my old server after domain transfer?

I need to migrate my web sites to another host, the domain name remains the same, but I need to access my files on the old server after I changed the nameservers, is that posiibile? I have shared ip ...
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Does a domain sale share the owner’s contact info?

I am selling a domain online and my registrar uses privacy protection which is automatically enabled. Behind the privacy protection, I have myself listed as all 3 contacts, along with my personal ...
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Easiest and most affordable webhost to transfer and host the domain of an existing .php website to another existing domain name? [duplicate]

I've had a friend of mine create a .php website for me that he hosts on a personal raspberry pi server. It looks fantastic and works great. However, I already have a website and domain that was hosted ...
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Not receiving some emails after domain transfer [closed]

I transferred my wife's web hosting, domain & email from One.com over to Fasthosts. I'd used fasthosts for 2 other email only hosting accounts with no problem at all. When it transferred it seemed ...
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What happens if a domain registrar transfer is not complete when the outgoing registrar closes down?

Over the last few days I've been working on the migration of a website to a new host. The domain is registered with the hosting provider, so the new provider will be the new registrar for the domain ...
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Can I transfer a domain out of Route 53 (AWS) where it was purchased?

The keyword here is completely. I'd like to move a domain purchased at AWS to Whois.com, partly for convenience and partly to get away from AWS. But I'd think twice about moving it if I have to log ...
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How to transfer domain when reseller is down?

I have a personal domain name registered as example.com it is down for whole one day. The reseller website is also down and their customer care is also not responding. Thus I can't access my domain ...
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How to play musical chairs with registrars for a .tech domain?

Every registrar I've looked at seems to charge a bit much for a dormant .tech domain I have registered. There's no web hosting. I happen to use the e-mail service which comes with the domain ...
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How are GoDaddy DNS settings manually configured?

What are the mechanical or technical steps to use GoDaddy strictly for domain registration for a dormant domain? At present, not looking for hosting. E-mail service is preferred, I'm currently using ...
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Is it possible to use godaddy only for domain registration or transfer?

In migrating a domain to godaddy from ionos, is it required to also create a web page? I'm only interested in maintaining the registration and wouldn't even want an "under construction" ...
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To disable the domain transfer lock, first deactivate the private registration

I'm looking to migrate from ionos to godaddy or similar. Referencing: https://www.ionos.com/help/domains/set-up-and-manage-an-external-domain-at-11-ionos/removing-an-external-domain/ and, presumably, ...
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Godaddy expired domain transfer

My domain recently expired on 12/05/2021 and I wanted to transfer it to a new registrar. So I initiated the transfer. Unlocked the domain and got the transfer auth key and initiated the transfer at ...
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Does the listed price for domain transfer include registration for one year?

My website freelensia.com is currently hosted at GoDaddy. The renewal period has come and we are looking at different options since it seems GoDaddy increased its price by quite a bit. 32 USD for 2 ...
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Offered equivalent .com domain to purchase, what is going on, and how to proceed?

A quick bit of background: I run a small (single person) software company, and operate under a .com.au domain that I have had for around 8 years. There has always been a .com domain of the same name, ...
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My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks - can I transfer it instead of renewing it?

My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks. I do not want to renew with the same company. If I wait until the expiration date, can I renew with a different company? Is the domain instantly released the ...
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Is the EPP/Auth code confidential? Support rep asking for it to disable domain privacy

I have a domain name registered with Bluehost having their Domain Privacy enabled. The control panel is bugging and won't let me disable it, so I contacted the support via chat and they're asking me ...
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Does the .co.uk registry (Nominet) have a 60 day waiting period for domain transfer?

Do .co.uk domains have a 60 day waiting period to transfer a domain? Also, is there a waiting period for any domain for which we use IPS Tag for domain name transfers?
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What happens when you release an expired domain?

I've got a domain on a registrar, which is in its grace period. I'd like to move it to a new registrar, so I think releasing it will be the best option. I had the impression releasing a domain name ...
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Theft Protection during domain transfer from to a different registrar

I recently transferred to a different registrar. The transfer is under process. Before proceeding with the transfer, I turned off the Theft Protection on at the origin so that the transfer could ...
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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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Registering a domain as an individual and then assigning it to a company?

When registering a domain name contact information should be given about the owner (address, city, country, phone number etc.) If I register a domain using my personal information and then after ...
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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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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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Domain Transfer - Years locked in?

Wondered if anyone could help? I transferred a domain name (.co.uk) for a customer over to Enom. All went well, no issue. Now its renewal time, they state that they brought 2 years on the domain name (...
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Transfer Domain name from one hosting to another [closed]

Good day! When I was just in college, I created my very own website, bought a domain name from namecheap then hosted it to my friends server(sentora). Now that I have graduated, I have created my ...
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Get authorization code for transfer domain: is the provider obliged?

I need to transfer my domain. This domain was registered by others some years ago, purchased within package all-inclusive "website ready-to-go + domain + hosting". Now i need to move the domain from ...
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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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Can we use Google Search Console to merge 40 high authority domains into one?

We have 40 domains that each have high page authority and domain authority. We redirected 301 all the domains to the main website. Is there any way in Google Search Console to tell Google that these ...
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How to migrate from the old domain to the new domain?

I just got finished with moving my site from one domain name to another. All old links on social media and search engines are broken. If I click on a link from reddit or Facebook it still points to ...
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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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Transferring domain from Ipage to Bluehost and want to keep old email

I'm transferring two .com's that were originally setup on Ipage. I initiated the transfer on Bluehost for the domains to and have created a email account with the same address as the email he wants ...
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Transferring a domain that is managed by Cloudflare to another registrar

I'm planning on switching from OVH to Gandi in the coming weeks/months (domain first, hosting later). However, I'm not sure what the process is exactly, given I'm also using Cloudflare and none of the ...
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Behaviour of domains when transferred, that do not use auth codes [closed]

I am currently working on a feature for an existing project that enables the user to initiate a transfer out of domains. As stated by this Google Spreadsheet, which is I hope somewhat correct, most ...
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What is the process for selling a domain to a stranger? [closed]

I have what I believe is a legitimate offer for a domain I own, and am considering accepting it, but I'm not sure how to proceed in a way that ensures that both parties get what they agree to (control ...
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Can I transfer a high-cost premium level domain to take advantage of new lower prices for that TLD?

I purchased a premium tld last year from a registrar, let's say I got mysite.awesome. At that time, .awesome tld was going for $200/year. Time to renew has come, and .awesome sites have dropped to $...
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What happens to my custom domain email address after website expires? [closed]

I'm considering of transferring my domain to another host. I have a custom domain email address(ex. [email protected]) which is at the old host. If I end up transferring my domain to another host ...
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How do I add a main domain to my new hostgator hosting account?

I have a domain which is with different account and I want to use this domain as a main domain for my new hosting account. How do I do that?
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How do I transfer a Finland based domain from Google Sites to another hosting service?

I have searched Google Accounts and Google Sites services. Nowhere was I able to find anything relating to any domain settings. Only thing I found about domain transfer was in Google Domains, but it ...
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Can I buy a domain from myself if WHOIS privacy is enabled? [closed]

I have a domain with Hosting Company A, and I want to move it to Hosting Company B. I have tried to disable the WHOIS privacy on Hosting Company A's web application, but it appears not to have worked. ...
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How can I transfer a domain from get.blog to another registrar?

I've registered a .blog domain on http://get.blog, now I want to transfer it to another registrar, how can I do that? I can't find any option on the control panel to generate the Authorization Code or ...
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Error 2400 when trying to transfer domain to joker.com registry

I am trying to transfer a domain I bought to my domain name registry (joker.com). I have received the AUTH-ID from the other party. The domain is not locked. After a few minutes of finishing the ...
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Transferring from GoDaddy to Namecheap I'm getting, "Awaiting release from previous registrar."

I have a domain on GoDaddy and I'm transferring it to Namecheap, during the process Namecheap shows this information, Domain is with another registrar. Awaiting release from previous registrar. ...
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Website down after doing a domain transfer

We have a domain which was hosted with a provider. We asked for a domain transfer, using the AUTH CODE, from our new provider. Now the situation is that the site is down, because the DNS do not point ...
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Changing domain name and analytics

We are changing domain name but the website is staying exactly the same. We are 301 redirecting every page. We believe that we wouldn't have to create a new property in analytics or tag manager as ...
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Is there a Auth-Code Format Standard for .NET, .ORG and .COM?

I'm attempting to transfer a .net domain from 123-reg to GoDaddy but encountering a problem. As you know whenever transferring a top level domain you need a AUTH code, often referred as the EPP code, ...
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Transferring GoDaddy domain to AWS Route53 issue,

I would like to find out if it is possible to transfer the domain bought from GoDaddy to AWS Route 53 when the domain name is not included in the list of supported TLD in Route 53? e.g. GoDaddy ...
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Do Domain transfer to another registrar all details of related to domain record

We need to transfer domain from another registrar to network solution, when domain transfer is initiated and completed will domain transfer to done with all the details like www,MX, A SPF record or we ...
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Transfer domain if old registrar doesn't provide Auth code

A few years ago, I registered a domain with a small local domain registrar. I've since become quite dissatisfied with their service and want to switch. The domain expired a week ago (despite their ...
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Any suggestions for overcoming registrar's barriers to transferring out domains?

The registrar for some of my domains and my clients' domains, Arvixe, has put up a new domain admin page without links for removing private registration and obtaining authorization codes. After asking ...
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