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Domain Name Registration - Frequently Asked Questions

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What is a domain name?
It is your web address on the internet. e.g. www.yourcompany.co.uk. It also allows for email addresses such as (you@yourcompany.co.uk), web site addresses personal and business.

What does it mean to register a domain name?
When you register a domain name it is assigned/licensed to you and associated with a (DNS) computer on the internet. It means noone else can register this name.

How long can a domain name be?
The new long format allows for a minimum of 2 characters up to 63 characters plus the extension. Valid characters are (a-z) and (0-9) and the dash (-) as long as it is contained with in the other characters. It can not be a leading or trailing character.

What are the prices to register a domain name?
Please see our pricing page here : Domain Names Prices

How long does it take to register a domain name?
It should only take a few minutes to complete. Once your application has been processed and approved your domain name is registered and owned by you.

Are their any additional domain name registration charges or fees?
NO! None at all.

What happens after 2 years?
You will have to pay another 2 years registration fee at the current prices.

Could my name be misspelled?
Your information will be submitted to the registry exactly the way you entered it. (Make ensure you do not make any mistakes during the domain registration process.)

What domain extensions are available for registration by me or my business?
The following domain names are available for registration by anyone: .co.uk, .org.uk, .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .us and .tv
The following domain names are available for registration by:
.ltd.uk - Limited Companies Only. (Company Registration Number must be supplied upon registration.)
.plc.uk - Public Companies in the UK. .me.uk -
Personal Domain Names Only. .name - Personal Names Only.

Do I have control of my domain names?
Yes, Full Control.

What is email forwarding?
For example sales@yourcompany.co.uk is forwarded to a pop3 mailbox called yourcompany@btinternet.com

What is web forwarding?
For example If you type in www.yourcompany.co.uk and you are instantly sent to www.btinternet.com/jo-Bloggs/index.html

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