When buying and registering domains not all users have a rational approach to the matter, neglecting information preparation and the technical side of the issue. Meanwhile, from time to time the work of the domain may stop or break due to some problems. And if you do not take urgent certain measures, it can lead to the termination of the resource and serious financial losses. In this article, we'll understand what Domain Status is, what they are, and what they signal.
Information about domains can be found at specialized services - for example, whois.net, which greets us with a concise search box with an invitation "Enter domain here". In this field you should enter the domain of interest, after which the site will give detailed information about it - whether it is busy, how much it costs to rent, who registered it, when, until what time, etc. There are many such resources on the Internet, so you can use any other.
Free domains are displayed as "is available", i.e. "available for registration". If necessary, you can buy a domain name. This can also be done through our portal during domain registration:
To begin with, let's look at the statuses of top-level domains in the .us zone - these are absolutely all resources registered in the US. The main statuses are five:
Now consider the global list of statuses that are relevant to international domain names:
Thus, if you want to buy a domain name and plan to develop a web resource for a long time, you do not need to know all the statuses of international domains. It is enough to know the deciphering of the most basic statuses, and in the case of unknown status information about it can always be found on the Internet. If you encounter something unknown, you can consult the HostZealot specialists.
The Whois registry provides detailed information on domains. On this resource, as we have noted previously, you can see the status of verification, contact information, etc. information in the domain zone ru. Let's look in detail what the status of domains in each field:
Here is an example of what will look like the response service Whois for the domain name of our company: