Domain Name FAQs

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Domain Name FAQs

Domain Name FAQs

What domain do you register?

We do international domain names registration like .com, .org, .net, .info, .biz

And also local domains ( ccTLD ) like .ke for kenya, .ug for uganda, .tz for tanzania, .rw for rwanda and .bi for burundi. Apart from .rw and .bi, others are available in second level domain extensions like .co.ke, .or.ke, .ac.ke, sc.ke, go.ke, .co.ug, or.ug, .ac.ug, .sc.ug, .co.tz, .or.tz, .sc.tz. Most people are fans of domain extension .com and .org whose registration is open to all globally.

What is a domain name?

A domain or domain name or also domainname is a web address. Its also sometime referred as website name or url. The domain usually spell out the identity of the individual or organization. You can have several domain names depending on you needs. . In a domain, there is the name and the extension. Like adeahost.com, adeahost is the name and .com is the extenstion.  A domain with .com extension is commercial and one with .org is not-for-profit. No domain name is supposed to have spaces.

What is domain registration?

This is the process of registering your name using the preferred extension through a domain registrar. Registration of domain names is done in a few minutes. At adeaHOST, we register domain for Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. You register a domain to enhance your identity online.

How is domain registered?

At domain registration, we send the client’s information to registra and a confirmation for the domain to be registered. This process takes a few minutes.

Who is domain registrar?

Domain registrar is the only authority in registering domains. Each domain extension has its own domain registra like .com and .net are enom and .ke extensions are KENIC. This registrar of domain registers on behalf of the owners. He is an agent.

Which domain registrar can i use?

It all depend on the domain extension you want to register. You can register your domain with any of registra or their agents. You can check our Domain Page for the extensions we can register for you.

Are there free domains?

Its very hard to get a free domain name. Whether .com, .org or even country based domain. Unless you get someone to pay and sponsor you. This is unlike hosting where you can offer free hosting alongside the paid. In domains, what you can get free are domain forwarding, DNS management, domain privacy or email forwarding.

What is domain renewal?

A domain is register for specific period; 1 year through to 10 years. After the period, it need to be renewed for another preferred period.

What is domain expiry?

If you do not renew your domain, it expires. As domain expires, it takes 30-45 days where you can renew then it move to redemption stage.  A domain from redemption stage takes 5-7 days to be deleted from the registrar servers. Then its available again for registration.

 

What is domain transfer?

You might feel unhappy with your domain management and feel you need to change. Then you can transfer your domain to us.

How to manage domain?

Domain management is not hard. It involves checking the server redirections and renewal. Actually, one your register, redirect to a hosting server and remember to renew, your domain management work ends. Unless you will want to change hosting.

Is my domain safe?

The servers at domain registry are secure.

Where is domain located?

A domain name is registered and maintained in a remote rigistrar’s server. Then its pointed to the preferred hosting server. The domain is redirected to website hosting through A records and to email hosting through MX records.

How domain work?

Once you type a domain on web browser, the browser identify the DNS address of domain registra server and moves there. The server then redirects to the pointed web and email hosting servers where the website or emails are found.

Domain search

To lookup for a domain, you have to search it. This search lookup reveals the available domain names ready to be registered. If a domain is registered, you can check its details at domain whois.

Why register with adeahost?

•             We ensure that domain registration is done fast.

•             You can get a domain at any time.

•             Be it domain registration or transfer, we assure you reliability.

•             Our domain is bundled with hosting product.

•             As domain registra, we advice on domain that sell. Those that are unique.

•             We are proud to be your domain registra.

•             adeaHOST provides superb services right from domain and hosting to SSL certificates and SEO optimization.

•             Get your domain today! Be domain compliant.

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