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  • How long do I have to restore my domain after it has been deleted?

    If the grace renewal period of your domain has already passed, you may still be able to restore the domain. Unfortunately, this is not guaranteed and will cost more because the domain has already been deleted. Most top-level domains (TLDs) offer a restore period and in most cases it's 30 days. To see what the restore period is for a certain domain, you can visit the domain's TLD page (click on the individual domain extension from this page) and look under the "Restore Period" column in "Domain Information" section.

  • What Central & South American domain extensions does Dynadot support?

    We support country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) for Africa, but do not have any regional or city TLDs for the region yet. ccTLDs: .CO - Colombia's domain. .BZ - Belize's domain. Regional: .LAT - The domain for Latin America. In addition to these geographically focused TLDs, we also offer several Spanish TLDs. If you want to see more ccTLDs that we support, simply click on the title. You can also check out our full list of TLDs that we support.

  • What African domain extensions does Dynadot support?

    We support country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) for Africa, but do not have any regional or city TLDs for the region yet. ccTLDs: .SC - Seychelles' domain .SO - Somalia's domain In addition to these geographically focused TLDs, we also offer several Arabic TLDs and French TLDs. If you want to see more ccTLDs that we support, simply click on the title. You can also check out our full list of TLDs that we support.

  • How do I generate a new auth code for my domain?

    In most cases, you shouldn't need to generate a new authorization code for your domain just to transfer it. However, sometimes if there is an issue with your transfer, generating a new auth code can help solve the issue. Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "Manage" from the "Domains" drop-down menu. Click on the domain name you want to transfer (it should be a blue link). Scroll down to the "Transfer Lock & Auth Code" section. If you have already begun your transfer, your domain should say "No" next to "Transfer Lock." If it's not, this is likely the problem. You need to unlock your domain and you probably don't need to generate a new auth code. To access your auth code and generate a new one, you will need to unlock your account using the "unlock your account" link. Once your account is unlocked, your should see your domain's current authorization code. Click on the "Generate New Auth Code" button to generate a new code to replace the current one. If you are in the middle of a transfer, you will need to update your pending transfer with the new auth code.

  • What business related domain extensions does Dynadot support?

    We support several domain extensions that fall under the business category. Many of them were recently released or are about to launch. .AGENCY .ASSOCIATES .BIZ - short for "business" .BUSINESS .BZ - short for "business" .CAREER - perfect for your careers site! .CAREERS - perfect for your careers site! .CENTER .CEO .CO - popular alternative to .COM .COM - the most popular TLD, short for "commercial" .COMPANY .CONSULTING .DIRECTORY .ENTERPRISES .GLOBAL .GMBH - GmbH is the abbreviation for Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung, which is German for "company with limited liability." .INDUSTRIES .INFO .INTERNATIONAL .INVESTMENTS .LGBT - Make your business a part of the LGBT community online! .LIMITED L.LC & P.LC - used for Limited Liability Companies (LLCs) and Public Limited Companies (PLCs) .LTD - Abbreviation for limited. .MBA .MANAGEMENT .ME - popular with start-ups .MOBI - For mobile websites .NET - popular alternative for .COM .ORG - Mainly used for non-profits or other organizations .PW - "Professional Web" .PARTNERS .REPORT .TRAINING .SARL - French language version of LLP, stands for Société à responsabilité limitée .SERVICES .STORE .TEAM .TEL - "Your Online Business Card" .WORK .WORLD Many businesses also choose to use their country's domain extension (ccTLD) for their business website. Germany's .DE and the United Kingdom's .UK, for example are very popular in their home countries. See our full list of ccTLDs. We also have regional domains and city domains that may be good for businesses targeting a certain area. There are also many TLDs that can be used for any website, including business websites. See our list of generic TLDs that are similar to .COM. You can also check out our career/professional TLDs as well as the following list of TLDs focused on certain industries: adult entertainment fashion investment legal/law military photography politics real estate restaurant/food sports/fitness technology travel See our full list of TLDs that we support.

  • Why were 2 years added to my .EU domain after I restored it?

    After your .EU domain expires, it is deleted and placed into a quarantine status at the end of the month. If you choose to restore your .EU domain after this deletion, the system will add 2 years to your domain expiration date. If you have chosen to delete your domain before its expiration date and then decide to restore it, the system will only add 1 year to your domain expiration date.

  • How do I remove a domain from my watch list?

    A domain watch list is a list of domains that someone wants to track. To remove a domain from your watch list, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Watchlist" tab in the main menu. Check the box next to the domain name(s) you want to remove. Click on the "Remove From Watchlist" button to save your changes. How do I add domains to the watch list?

  • What are the Pending Delete Domain Evaluations?

    Pending Delete Domain Evaluations (also known as IPS reports) are a set of valuable data points to help you evaluate domain names that are pending deletion in our backorders. These reports include information such as average monthly traffic, domain rank, popularity score, inbound and outbound links, and much more. NOTE: The Pending Delete Domain Evaluation reports are only available to accounts that qualify for Bulk or Super Bulk Pricing. Where do I find the Pending Delete Domain Evaluations?

  • Can I get my $10 late renewal fee waived?

    As of April 15, 2017, domains in their last 10 days of grace renewal period will be charged a $10 late renewal fee. Since this is a new policy, this fee may be waived once per account at our discretion during the transition period. The transition period will run from April 15, 2017 - December 31, 2017. Please contact us for more information at info@dynadot.com.

  • How can I use DKIM with my domain?

    You can use DKIM by adding a TXT record to a subdomain. If you are using Google as your email provider, that subdomain will likely be "google._domainkey". The actual values will be given by your email provider. To enter in the record, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "Manage" from the "Domains" drop-down menu. Check the box next to your domain name(s) and click on the "Name Servers" icon. Click on the "DNS" tab. Look for the "Subdomain Records (optional)" section. Enter your subdomain in the box provided. Under the "Domain Record" section, select "TXT" from the drop-down menu. Enter the value given by your email host in the "IP Address or Target Host" box. Click on the "Use Dynadot DNS" button at the bottom of the page to save your changes. Your settings should look similar to what is shown here:(click on it to see it larger) A Record Example Please note: You must enter a Domain Record type (A/AAAA/CNAME/Forwarding) if you want to use a TXT Record.

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