Who owns the Domain Name when I register with American Discount Web Hosting?
You are the rightful owner or registrant of your domain. Keep in mind that that you only own the lease on this domain. ICANN is the governing authority and they regulate who gets to use a domain.
We will do the actual registering of your domain when you sign up for an account with us. You will be registered with American Discount Web Hosting as the Owner and Billing Contact and we will be listed as the Technical Contact for the domain.
What if someone has a Trademark on a name used in my Domain Name?
American Discount Web Hosting will register almost any name that is not already taken. It is up to the person registering the domain to be sure they are not infringing on anyone else’s trademark by either using their exact name or close similarities.
How long will it take to register my new Domain Name?
Depending on the amount of traffic American Discount Web Hosting is currently dealing with, your site will be registered within a few minutes.
How long before the world can connect to my Domain Name?
Your domain name should be available within a couple of days after American Discount Web Hosting has confirmed the registration of your domain. Please be patient whereas updates to different parts of the world may take longer than others.
What is the process to sign up or transfer a domain to American Discount Web Hosting?
Signing up with American Discount Web Hosting is easy, just click here, go through the registration process, and we will take care of the rest, such as registering your domain and sending you confirmation when your account is ready.
If you are transferring a domain you will need to provide us with an authorization code then we will submit a transfer request to American Discount Web Hosting for you. Shortly after you have signed up, American Discount Web Hosting will send you a Domain Transfer Agreement. Just follow the directions in the email to give to give us permission to transfer the domain. The transfer process takes about 10 days to complete.
All domains are registered with American Discount Web Hosting as the technical contact and the customer as the billing and Owner contact.
What happens if I let my domain registration expire?
You can still renew your registration for the normal registration fees for 40 days. At day 41 your domain goes into redemption.
What happens if my domain registration expires and goes into redemption?
It may be possible to recover your domain for another 30 days, but it will cost a redemption fee of $180 and there are no guarantees that your domain will be recovered. In this case you should contact American Discount Web Hosting.
Where can I get more information on Domain Names and related resources?