ID Protect WHOIS Privacy Protection

What is ID Protect? ID Protect is a service that prevents your private information from being displayed publicly in the global WHOIS database. ID Protect can be applied to most domain names, but registry rules prohibit the masking of WHOIS data for .us, .ca, .uk, .de, .eu, and some other country-code TLDs. Why Purchase ID Protect? […]

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What Is WHOIS Privacy?

International rules require that valid contact information—known as WHOIS—be available for every domain name. ID Protect cloaks your identity and provides proxy contact information in the WHOIS database. ID Protect also reduces spam. In your cloaked WHOIS information, we provide a proxy email address that changes several times a year. We forward email sent to […]

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What Are the GreenGeeks Name Servers (DNS)?

The GreenGeeks name server (DNS) settings are: Primary: chi-ns1.greengeeks.com (99.198.112.83) Secondary: chi-ns2.greengeeks.com (69.175.59.162) Changing the DNS settings for your domain name at the registrar where you purchased the domain is typically a fairly simple process. The registrar should have a control panel where you can change the name servers for a domain. The setting is often […]

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If GreenGeeks Registers My Domain, Who Owns It?

You own your domain name, even if we register it. GreenGeeks will be the provider of your domain name, and we will register or transfer it according to your needs, but you will be the sole owner of the domain name. By default, the contact information used when you open your hosting account is used […]

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Free Domain for Life Explained

Free Domain For Life Program Ends. Due to the continued rise in domain registration costs, effective October 31st, 2016, GreenGeeks no longer provides a Free Domain Name for Life. Domains will be included for the first year at no additional cost where advertised. Subsequent years will renew at the regular rate for the specific domain […]

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Ordering Additional Domains

How to order You can order any of the domain extensions below by logging in to GreenGeeks, clicking “My Domains” in the navigation, then clicking “Domain Registration Request.” That link will take you to a domain search page. Once you’ve found the perfect domain, complete the form and click the “Purchase Domain” button. To transfer an existing domain to GreenGeeks, […]

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