Requirements for Registering A .US Domain

Prospective Registrants in the .us TLD must fall into at least one of three categories and must certify that they have a “bona fide presence in the United States.” By agreeing to the policies of the registry, Registrants agree that they meet at least one of the requirements below. Category one A natural person who […]

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My Domain Has Expired, What Should I Do?

When your domain name expires it enters a three-stage Redemption Grace Period (RGP). During RGP you are able to renew the domain before it is deleted and re-enters the market. Auto-Renew Grace Period For about 29 days* after the expiration date, your domain name can be renewed at standard rates. In order to renew your […]

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How Do I Renew My Domain Name?

All hosting services offered by GreenGeeks automatically renew on their anniversary date unless a cancellation request is placed. For domain registration, you will receive email notification 15 days before the domain expiration and again seven days before expiration. Can I renew my domain early? For information on early domain renewal, please contact a member of […]

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Registrant’s Benefits and Responsibilities

Domain Name Registrants’ Rights Your domain name registration and any privacy/proxy services you may use in conjunction with it must be subject to a Registration Agreement with an ICANN Accredited Registrar. You are entitled to review this Registration Agreement at any time and download a copy for your records. You are entitled to accurate and […]

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Does ID Protect Help Reduce Spam?

Yes! The domain name WHOIS database is a source of email addresses for spammers. If your domain name is protected by ID Protect, the WHOIS email address is changed several times a year. So even if spammers harvest and use the WHOIS email address, when the address is changed, that source of spam is cut […]

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Why Is My Personal Information Available When I Purchase a Domain Name?

International rules require that valid contact information is provided for all domain names and that the information is accessible worldwide. GreenGeeks offers ID Protect, a WHOIS privacy service that shields your personal details. ID Protect provides valid contact information that satisfies the international requirements without exposing your personal contact information. Learn more about ID Protect […]

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