- How do I register a domain name?
Well, you've come to the right place! Dynadot is an ICANN-accredited domain registrar and we've got everything you need to register an awesome domain name - including over 400 domain extensions! To register a domain name, please follow these steps: Go to our Domain Name Search page. Enter the domain name you wish to register in the search bar. You can choose to enter your domain name with or without a domain extension. Once you've found the one, select the domain name(s) you want to register by clicking the check box next to it. If you want to add domain privacy to your domain(s), click on the check box next to "Add Domain Privacy." Click on the "Add" button to add the domain(s) and privacy (if it's checked) to your shopping cart. The item(s) should briefly appear at the top right-hand corner of the page as they're added to your shopping cart. To checkout, click on the shopping cart and then click the "Check Out" button. Our system will take you through the check out process to submit your order. You will receive an "Order Complete" email from us when your order has finished processing and your domain is registered! Please note that the Domain Name Search page is not the only page where you can search for the domain of your dreams. Most of our pages feature a domain search bar at the top (in fact, the help files are one of the few sections that doesn't feature it!). We also have a few additional searches that can help make it easier to find your dream domain. These include: Advanced Search: allows you to select multiple domain extensions you want to search. Bulk Search: allows you to search for multiple domain names at once. IDN Search: allows you to target your search for Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs). (You can search for IDNs in any of our searches and our system will automatically take you to this page for the results.) Bulk IDN Search: allows you to search for multiple IDNs at once.
- How do I set up Afternic?
Afternic is one of our domain marketplace partners. If your domain has not been added to Afternic yet, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Afternic account. Go to "Sell Domains," then "Add Domains to Sell." Enter your domain(s) in the text area and click "Continue to Step 2". For the "Promotion Level", choose "DLS Premium". Enter the selling price for the domain and click "Continue to Step 3". Click on the "Finished" button. NOTE: It may take a few days for your domain to be active in Afternic DLS. To confirm on the Dynadot side, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to the domain name(s) requiring confirmation. From the "Bulk Action" drop-down menu, choose the "Set Afternic" option. Select "Confirm Afternic" from the drop-down list. Click on the "Save Settings" button. NOTE: You will not be able to list domains registered with us until they qualify for transfer. Domains registered or transferred in the last 60 days will not qualify.
- I do not want to lose my domains. What is the best way to keep domains from expiring?
Ensuring you do not lose your domains is important. Here are a couple of suggestions to help you keep your domains from expiring: Keep your email address up to date: This is where we will send those domain expiration notices as well as other important account information. Domain expiration notices are sent out starting 60 days before the expiration date. You can also set a renewal email, so you can receive notices at two emails to make sure you don't miss them! Use our domain auto-renewal service: Once you set up auto-renew for your domain, our system will automatically renew the domain for you 15 days before the expiration date. Just make sure you have an up-to-date payment method selected. Register your domain for up to 10 years: Many of our top-level domains (TLDs) allow you to register your domain name for up to 10 years. You can take advantage of this to ensure that your domain will not expire any time soon. Just remember to renew at the end of 10 years (or well before)! Find out how many years you can register your domain. Domain already expired? Don't worry you may have a renewal grace period that will allow you to keep your domain.
- How do I remove SedoMLS from my domain in my Dynadot account?
Sedo is one of our domain marketplace partners. To remove SedoMLS from a domain name, please use the following steps: Log into your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to the domain(s) you want to remove from SedoMLS and click on the "Bulk Action" button. Choose "Set SedoMLS" from the "Bulk Action" list. Select "Delete from SedoMLS" from the drop down list. Click on the "Save Settings" button. Looking to add SedoMLS to your domains instead? Learn how
- What North American domain extensions does Dynadot support?
We support several country code top-level domains (ccTLDs), as well as regional and city TLDs. Some TLDs may have recently launched or will be launching soon. ccTLDs: .CA - Canada's domain. .MX - Mexico's domain. .US - The United States' domain. Regional TLDs: .QUEBEC - Regional domain for Quebec, Canada's predominantly French-speaking province. City TLDs: .LA - City domain for Los Angeles, CA. .NYC - City domain for New York City, NY. .VEGAS - City domain for Las Vegas, NV. In addition to these geographic TLDs, we also offer several Spanish TLDs and French TLDs. If you want to see more ccTLDs, regional TLDs, or city TLDs that we support, simply click on the title. You can also check out our full list of TLDs that we support.
- What if the domain I want is is taken?
Have you ever searched for a domain and discovered that it has already been "taken" or registered by someone else? If this has happened to you, check out our list of ideas and infographic below, and learn how to get the domain you really want! Try out our Suggestion Tool. Our suggestion tool is one of the hidden gems of Dynadot. Here, you just simply type keyword(s) into the search bar and watch endless combinations of .COM, .NET, .CC, and .TV domains instantly appear. This tool is great because it yields results of the domain names you may have never thought of, and could even generate a result that is better than your "taken" domain. Please note this tool can only be used for .COM, .NET, .TV, and .CC. If your domain name is taken, why not try a different top-level domain (TLD)! Our TLD page offers an assortment of domains. We have hundreds of TLDs to choose from, such as your country's ccTLD, .CO, .ME, .NET, .XYZ, .BIZ, .ORG or .INFO. Additionally, check out our Domain Categories to get more information about domains to choose from. Check our Whois Lookup and see if it is possible to contact the current owner of the domain. If the owner's contact information is available, you can send them a direct message to inquire about purchasing the domain. If the owner's contact information is not available and they use our privacy service, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org with a completed email note, and we can forward your request to the domain owner. If you choose to contact the domain owner, please keep in mind that there is no guarantee that you will receive a response. Track the domains you are interested in with our Watch List feature. When you use Watch List, you can keep track of the status of a domain you want to purchase. If any changes occur with a domain in your Watch List, we will notify you with an email. Learn more about how to add domains to your watch list. Another option is to check out domain aftermarkets, such as Dynadot's domain marketplace, Afternic, and Sedo. Domain marketplaces easily connect domain buyers and sellers together. If you are set on a certain domain owned by someone else, try using a third party agent. Third party agents come in handy because they take out the complication of negotiating with a domain owner. If you're interested in a third party, try Domain Agents. This third party service will help you with domain negotiations and making an offer.
- How do I access the IP lookup tool?
To do an IP lookup, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Click on the down arrow next to the domain name you want to check. Choose "ip lookup" from the list. The IP lookup will load in a new browser tab.
- How do I connect my domain to Microsoft Office 365?
To connect your domain to Microsoft Office 365, please refer to the steps in their help section. You will need the values provided to you by Microsoft.
- What money or investment related domain extensions do you support?
We support several domain extensions that are money or investment related. All of them were recently released or are about to launch. .ACCOUNTANT .ACCOUNTANTS .AUCTION .BET .BID .CAPITAL .CASH .CLAIMS .CREDIT .CREDITCARD .EXCHANGE .FINANCE .FINANCIAL .FUND .HOLDINGS .INSURE .INVESTMENTS .LOAN .LOANS .MONEY .MORTGAGE .PLUS .TAX .TRADE .VENTURES See 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: .SO - Somalia's domain .SC - Seychelles' domain .IO - British Indian Ocean Territory domain .AC - Ascension Island domain .SH - Saint Helena Island 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.