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  • 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 country code domain extensions (ccTLDs) does Dynadot support?

    We support several country code top-level domains (ccTLDs) from around the world. Each country is given their own code based on ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 country codes (in most cases, there are a few exceptions). North America: .US - The United States' domain. .CA - Canada's domain. .MX - Mexico's domain. Central & South America: .CO - Colombia's domain. .BZ - Belize's domain. Caribbean: .SX - Sint Maarten's domain .AG - Antigua & Barbuda's domain .LC - Saint Lucia's domain .VC - Saint Vincent & Grenadines' domain Europe: .DE - Germany's domain .UK - The United Kingdom's domain .IM - The Isle of Man's domain .ME - Montenegro's domain .NL - The Netherlands' domain .AT - Austria's domain .BE - Belgium's domain .PL - Poland's domain .LT - Lithuania's domain Asia: .CN - China's domain (Latin version) .中国 - China's domain (Chinese version) .IN - India's domain .भारत - Devanagari version of .IN* .ভারত - Bengali version of .IN* .இந்தியா - Tamil version of .IN* .భారత్ - Telugu version of .IN* .ਭਾਰਤ - Punjabi (Gurumukhi) version of .IN* .ભારત - Gujarati version of .IN* .بھارت - Urdu version of .IN* .PH - The Philippine's domain .LA - Laos's domain .MN - Mongolia's domain Africa: .SO - Somalia's domain .SC - Seychelles' domain .IO - British Indian Ocean Territory domain .AC - Ascension Island domain .SH - Saint Helena Island domain Oceania: .TV - Tuvalu's domain .WS - Samoa's domain (formerly Western Samoa) .PW - Palau's domain .FM - Federated States of Micronesia's domain .CC - Cocos Islands' domain If you're looking for more general geographic TLDs, we also offer some such as .COUNTRY. We also support city TLDs and regional TLDs. If you'd like to see what domain extensions we support by area, simply click on the title of the area for more info. See our full list of TLDs that we support. Please note that some country codes are restricted (.CA owners must meet Canadian Presence Requirements), while others are marketed for use beyond their country (.ME is used for personal websites around the world). You can see the TLD restrictions by clicking on the list of TLDs link above or going to the individual TLD page of the TLD you're interested in (i.e. click on the ccTLD above). *These Indian language domain extensions all mean "India" in their stated language, but are not official ccTLDs of India.

  • 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?

  • 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.

  • How do I mark my domain for deletion?

    If you don't want to keep your domain name, you can mark it for deletion. This is different from a grace period deletion and you will not receive any account credit if you choose to delete your domain this way. To mark your domain for deletion before the expiration date, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "Manage" from the "Domains" drop-down menu. In the "Domain Name" column, click on your domain name (which should be a link). Scroll down to the bottom of the page and find the "Request Deletion" section. Click on the confirm check box, and then click the "Request Deletion" button. If the "Request Deletion" button is not present, you may need to unlock your domain first. If your domain is set to auto-renew, please disable those settings. The domain will be deleted 30 days after your request, so if you change your mind, you will need to cancel your deletion request before then. If your domain is close to expiration, you can also choose to set your domain to "do not renew" and let it naturally expire. NOTE: .EU, .BE, .UK, and .AT domains cannot be marked for deletion. For .AT domains, only a signed document from the .AT registrant can cancel the registration.

  • Who has the rights to a .UK domain?

    Direct registrations on .UK officially launched on June 10, 2014 08:00 UTC. Prior to this date, there were only a few registrations that had been allowed on .UK. As a courtesy to .CO.UK domain owners, they have the first rights to their domain name on .UK. If you are a .ORG.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns your domain name on .CO.UK. If you are a .ME.UK owner, you have first rights to your domain name on .UK only if no one owns either the .CO.UK or the .ORG.UK. The only exception to the above break down of first rights is if the higher priority domain was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the lower priority domain was purchased before this date. For example, if the .CO.UK domain name was purchased after 10/28/13 23:59 UTC and the .ORG.UK was purchased before that date, then the .ORG.UK owner has the rights to their domain name on .UK. All owners have the rights to their .UK domain name until 6/10/19 07:59 UTC. If you are unsure if you have the rights to your domain name on .UK, you can check using the rights checker on dotuklaunch.co.uk. If you would like to purchase a .UK domain name that you have the rights to, you must use the same registrant name that you used for your .CO.UK, .ORG.UK, or .ME.UK domain name. Please note that in order to register a .UK domain, you must also have an admin in the UK as .UK domains are restricted. NOTE: If you do not have the rights to the .UK domain you ordered, we will be forced to cancel your order. .UK domains that have a right of registration will be marked in our search results.

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