FAQ for Managing Domain Names
No. A hosting account is not required for For Sale pages. Our For Sale page services include the hosting required to create a one-page website. See Setting Up a Domain For Sale Page for more [...]
A "DOMAIN FOR SALE" page for your parked domain name is the perfect way to let others know that the domain name is for sale. When potential buyers type in your domain name to see if it’s available, the professionally designed parked page displays with your email address so they [...]
Visitors want to see your site as quickly as possible. If your site loads slowly, they might leave never to return.
You can make modifications to your site that improve performance. Some of these changes are easy to manage while others might take some time to figure out.
Here are four things [...]
There are three different roles that participate in the domain name registration process: The registry, registrar, and registrant. The following information breaks down each role and how they work with one another:
Registry: A domain name registry is an organization that manages top-level domain names. They create domain name extensions, set [...]
When creating website content for your .MOBI domain, you must comply with the requirements and recommended best practices laid out in mTLD’s (the global registry for the .MOBI top-level domain) dotMobi Mobile Web Developers Guide. You must create and log in to your account on the dev.mobi website before you [...]
The process we, the registrar, follow for expired domain names depends on your domain name extensions and their renewal settings. Prior to expiration, we send multiple emails to remind you to renew your domain names.
If you set your domain names to automatically renew, we attempt to renew the registrations [...]
A Starter Web page is a customizable parked page available with every domain name registered through us.
You can build a simple Web page using one of our templates and a super-quick wizard. You can customize the page with your own header, text, graphics, and links.
NOTE: At the bottom of the [...]
Go Daddy Diagnostics processes requests first come, first serve. Depending on server load, the request can take anywhere from 60 seconds to 24 hours. Because Go Daddy Diagnostics runs on our servers, you can close the browser and return later to see the results.
If the scan takes longer than 24 [...]
Go Daddy Diagnostics looks at your domain’s publicly available information, similar to the way a search engine analyzes your site for content. In addition to looking at your site, we pull information from the public Whois database, check for secure connections to your site, and run standard performance tests. [...]
Search engines use proprietary ranking algorithms, and Web directories rely on human editors. There is no guarantee that submitting your website to a particular search engine or directory produces a high ranking.
There are several things you can do that might increase your search engine ranking:
Use clear, concise title, description, and [...]