Internet Domain Registration Top 10 Most Frequently Asked Questions on Domain Name Registration

Written by John Leong

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A: WHOIS tools are meant to showrepparttar nameserver / contact information for domain names held by a particular ICANN registrar. They are typical not updated in real-time and thus are not good indicators of current domain registration status.

Q7. How will I know if a Internet domain registration attempt has been successful?

A: WHOIS tool takes anything up to 48 hrs to be updated so can't be relied on. A better indicator is whether you receive a confirmation e-mail fromrepparttar 145909 domain registrar. You could also try registeringrepparttar 145910 name again. By doing so,repparttar 145911 registrar will do a "live" availability check onrepparttar 145912 name, which will indicate to you whetherrepparttar 145913 name has been registered or not. This is notrepparttar 145914 same as a WHOIS look-up.

Q8. How long do domain names take to be active after registration?

A: Approximately 24 - 48 hrs, though because nameservers work as a distributed network, it can take up to 72 hrs or more before your domain name is accessible to all Internet users worldwide.

Q9. Can I register a Internet domain for later use?

A: There is no problem in registering domain names first, and using them later on. In fact, it is estimated that among 80% to 90% of all domain names are "idle".

Q10. Can I get a refund if I make a mistake & registerrepparttar 145915 wrong name?

A: Nearly all domain registrars operate a strict no refund policy. This is because they are charged a non-refundable fee byrepparttar 145916 registry to performrepparttar 145917 registration.

John Leong is the webmaster at Internet Domain Registration Guide where you will find the latest news and information on domain name registration. John also operates an e-portal for MP3 music lovers at Free MP3 Music Download Directory.

The Big Secret of Fabulous and Mediocre Web Site Hosting Companies

Written by Paul Kelly

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6) A web site hosting service that gives yourepparttar 145696 possibility to trackrepparttar 145697 results of all your advertising campaigns like banner ads, eZine ads, ads in pay per click engines like Google Adwords or Overture. By using such a feature you will know exactly how many visitors you are receiving from each source, but also how many sales you are receiving from each source. This information will help you make better decisions what to optimize and what to dump. 7) A web site hosting service that gives yourepparttar 145698 possibility to sell multiple items from your web site using a shopping cart that calculate things like taxes and shipping costs in real time!

8) A web site hosting service that helps you protect your download page if you want to sell digital products like e-books or software from your site. Or protect your members only site or signup page so that only legitimate customers can download your products or sign up for your membership site.

9) A web site hosting service that helps you set up junk mail filters so that any junk mail that you receive is filtered out before they reach your account.

10) A web site hosting service that contains a built-in anti-virus software so that any virus containing emails you receive will be automatically deleted.

11) A web site hosting service that has great costumer support. Fast response is important is this field. A good web site hosting service respond to you within 24 hours.

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