Being the leader in both the domain name and hosting arena is the biggest reason which pushed me towards GoDaddy. Till 2000, Network Solutions was the only place to register a domain name. In 2001, the domain name registration market opened for competition. In 2005, within 4 years GoDaddy surpassed Network Solutions as the largest domain name registrar. In 2010, GoDaddy was managing more than 45 million domain names with 4 times in size of the its nearest competitor.
Backorder is used to get a domain name which is currently with some other owner. It gives a possibility to acquire the domain name if its current owner does not renew it next time.
However, backorder is not as simple as it looks. First you have to understand the process of expiration of a domain name.
Once a domain name registration period comes closer to ending. The domain owner is given reminder to renew it. Due to some reason if the registrant forgets to renew the domain name, the registrar waits for renewal confirmation for some days (40 days for .com). This waiting period is called Grace period. During this period, the DNS, mail and other features of the domain will not work. If registrant renew during the grace period, he will not be charged any extra amount as the late fine.
Domain name is the most important part of your website. Normally, people remember websites by domain names only. A domain name helps a lot in advertisement by mouth or any other form of advertisement. Yahoo, Google, Facebook is remembered by its domain name only. In the overcrowded web world, it is very hard to find […]