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Some Advice for registering Domains =================================== Register more than one Domain suffix: We would recommend registering a Business Name in at least .com and .co.uk suffixes, which will help protect your name against: * O...
Yes - we can host your domain on any of our accounts without you having to transfer it to us. Note that this will mean you continue to pay your old host for domain fees etc, and pay us seperately for the Hosting. The current price for "Hosting Only" on ou...
I cannot take credit for these helpful tips, they were emailed to me some time ago by an associate. Useful reading for those considering a new domain name registration. 13 general DO's and DONT's of domain names. 1. DO know the domain name format....
If you already have a Global domain registered with another company (.com, .org, .net), then you can transfer these to NSDesign and take advantage of our services. This can be a slightly more complicated process than with UK domains, and can also take lon...
If you already have a UK domain (.co.uk, .org.uk, .ltd.uk, .plc.uk, .net.uk or me.uk) registered with another company then you can transfer it to NSDesign and take advantage of our services. This is a straight forward process, and can normally be achieved...
The details associated with Domain Name registration is public information. As such, there is always a "database" of domain information that is available to the public. This is typically called a "whois" database... (kind of like if you own a car, your ...
It's important to choose the right domain name. Choose a name that people will remember. After all, the right domain name will increase visibility, inspire trust and attract customers. Here are some great tips to help you through this process. 1. Choo...
NSDesign are able to register the majority of UK and Global Domains, including: UK Domains Standard UK domains are registered through our Nominet Membership Account. All domains are subject to Nominet's Terms and Conditions(http://www.nic.uk/ref/ter...
Please note that deletion procedures for .Com and .Net domains have changed. Due to a recent policy change by Verisign, an additional Redemption Grace Period has been added for .Com and .Net domain registrations. Upon the deletion due to non-renewal, the...
Once your domain name has been registered (or transferred, if applicable), it usually takes between 1 - 2 hours before it becomes active, however it can take as long as 48 hours (especially when the domain is transferred). All internet providers must ...
Nominet are the UK Domain Authority, and all .uk domains are registered by them (via Nominet Members or "tag holders" such as NSDESIGN). To help explain their role in more detail, please see the following extract from their own literature:An introduction...
At NSDesign, we always register any new domain in your (or your company's) name. You are therefore free to Transfer it at any time without charge. There are some "budget companies" that will register a domain in their own name, but we always list YOU ...
While you are legally the 'registrant' of the Domain Name, the actual domain name should be considered 'leased' from the relevant Naming Authority (the Registry). So long as the domain fees are paid to the Registry (which we do on your behalf), you wi...