- Where can I see a list of domain backorders I have requested?
To view a list of your pending domain backorder requests, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Marketplace" from the left-side menu bar and "Backorder Requests" in the drop-down. Your backorder request(s) are listed on this page. You can also remove a backorder request on on this page if you are no longer interested. Learn more about our backorders Learn how to place a backorder request
- How do I remove a backorder request for a pending delete domain?
You should be able to remove a backorder request on a pending delete domain in our drop catch as long as the domain has not yet dropped. To remove a backorder request for a pending delete domain, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Marketplace" from the left-side menu bar and click "Backorder Requests" from the drop-down. Check the box next to the domain name(s) you wish to cancel. Press the "Delete Request" button to cancel your backorder request. Please note that when you placed your backorder, you agreed to pay for it. Any backorder requests that you do not remove will require payment or you risk being banned from our auctions. Learn more about our backorders or how to place a backorder request.
- What is a backorder (drop catch)?
After a domain expires and passes its renewal grace period and redemption period, the domain is "dropped" or re-released to the public for registration. Before it is re-released, you can use a drop catch or backorder service to place a request to register the dropping domain. Then, the backorder service will attempt to register the domain for you as soon as it drops. Most domains are dropped from the central registry 75 days after their expiration date. Dynadot Backorders If a domain receives one or more backorder requests, our drops system will try to catch it for you. If we are successful and you were the only backorder request, an order will be created for you and the domain will be placed into your account after the order is completed. If there are multiple backorder requests, there will be a backorder auction for the domain. To place a domain backorder request with us, the following is required: You must have recent order history with Dynadot. This means either having a balance of, or making a payment, that meets the minimum amounts listed below. If you are new to Dynadot, the easiest way to fulfill this requirement is by creating a prepay order. You must not be banned from our auctions. You will also need to set up your marketplace default payment settings in your account. Minimum payment/balance amount is $5 USD, or its equivalent. While conversion rates do fluctuate, that will be around 4.25 Euros, 35 RMB, 6.25 CAD, 100 MXN, or 3.75 GBP. These currencies cannot be combined. We support drop catch on the following top-level domains: .COM .NET .ORG .CO .TV .CC .US .BIZ .INFO .MOBI .PRO .RED .BLUE .BLACK .PINK .GREEN .KIM .ORGANIC .LGBT .POKER .BET .VOTE .VOTO .PROMO .ARCHI .BIO .SKI .IO .ME This list is subject to change, please check our backorder page under the TLD drop down to see the most up-to-date list of available TLDs.
- What is a domain marketplace?
A domain marketplace is a platform where you can buy and sell domains. Sellers can list their domains for sale at a certain price or at "make offer" and buyers can either purchase or make an offer on a domain they want. Domain marketplaces can be a great way to find a good domain name that you won't be able to find by doing a simple domain search. The prices are higher in a domain marketplace, but they vary depending on the value of a domain. Ready to find your next great domain? Check out our domain marketplace or learn how to list your domains for sale in it. We also have two other great places to find domains: Expired Auctions and Backorders.
- How do I view my Marketplace listing?
Our Marketplace is the place to buy and sell domains! Once you've set your domain for sale, you can easily view your listing from within your Dynadot account without having to try and find it on our Marketplace page. To view your listing, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select “My Marketplace” from the left-side menu bar, then click "Active listings". In the "Quick Info" column, click on the "view listing" link. Your marketplace listing will open up in a new window. To make changes to your listing, you can edit it by clicking on the domain under the "Domain Name" column.
- Can I list my .IN domain in the Marketplace?
Unfortunately, you cannot list your .IN domain in our Marketplace. The .IN registry does not allow it. What is a Marketplace domain? How do I list my domain for sale in your Marketplace?
- How do I place a backorder request for a pending delete domain?
Dynadot has a domain backorder service available in our marketplace. You can place a backorder on a pending delete domain and we will try to catch it for you as it "drops" or is re-released to the public for registration. To place a backorder request, you must first meet the following requirements: You must have $5 in account balance or have successfully completed an order of $5+ in the last 365 days. If you are new to Dynadot or do not have a recent order history, the easiest way to fulfill this requirement is by creating a prepay order. You cannot be banned from our auctions. You must set your marketplace default payment settings in your account. You are now ready to place a backorder request. Here is how it works: If there is only one backorder placed, an order will be created and we will do our very best to catch the domain for you. Please understand there is no guarantee we will be successful. These domains are being dropped by the central registry and there may be competition from other domain registrars. If there are multiple backorders for the same domain, a backorder auction will be held. The starting bid will be $5 over the backorder price and will be placed for the customer who first placed the backorder. Learn more about our backorders or how to place a bid in our backorder auctions.
- 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.
- 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
- How do I list my domain for sale using your "For Sale" landing page?
Our new "For Sale" landing page is a great tool to help sell your domains! Setting your domain to use it is easy - just 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 you wish to list for sale. Select "Sell Domain" from the "Bulk Action" drop-down menu. Choose "Marketplace" from the drop-down. Your domain will be defaulted to "make offer" for the listing. If you want to set a certain price for the domain, you would first need to unlock your account. You can also set a category, sub-category and description for your domain using the corresponding drop-down menus and text box. Check the “For sale landing page” option, and select the template you would like to use. Please note that this will override any DNS or name server settings currently being used, but the current settings will stay saved in your Dynadot account. Press the "Save Settings" button to list your domain for sale. IMPORTANT: The marketplace listing fee is 5% of the listing price. There is no minimum listing fee at this time. The processing period will take 5-20 days. Domain sale proceeds are given in account credit by default. This credit can be used as payment for any future orders placed at Dynadot. Dynadot now supports Payouts.