Frequently Asked Questions
The NearlyFreeSpeech.NET FAQ
How do I change the name servers of a domain registered here?
What are the steps involved in an inbound domain transfer?
I let my domain expire a while ago. Now I'm trying to renew it and I get "renewal failed." Why?
I have a domain with a proxy privacy registration service. Can I transfer it to NearlyFreeSpeech.NET?
I want to transfer a domain to NearlyFreeSpeech.NET. Will my site/DNS/email go down if I do?
What happens to my domain's name server settings during a transfer?
Can I add or remove RespectMyPrivacy on a domain I already registered here or transferred?
Is NearlyFreeSpeech.NET an ICANN-accredited registrar?
Will you remind me before my domain expires?
If I still have time left on my existing domain registration with another registrar, can I keep that time if I transfer the domain to NearlyFreeSpeech.NET?
Why is my domain transfer taking so long?
What happens to my domain after it expires?
Why is the domain I transferred to NearlyFreeSpeech.NET not pointing to my site?
Why am I still paying for RespectMyPrivacy service on my expired domain?
Can I create child name servers (glue records) within my domain?
What does the error "The name server modification failed." mean?
What's the maximum number of years for which I can register a domain name?
How I do I get the transfer code for a domain registered here?
What is whois verification?
Will you be adding additional top-level domains to register?
Where are the actions for editing my registered domain?
Do I need to put valid contact information on my domain registration?
What happens if my domain transfer fails?
Can you send the domain transfer approval to a different email address?
I have a bunch of domains to register/renew/transfer. Can you help?
How do I renew my domain name?
How long does it take to transfer a domain away from NearlyFreeSpeech.NET?
What top-level domains do you support for registration?
How do I transfer a domain registration away from NearlyFreeSpeech?
When should I renew my domain name?
How do I get rid of a registered domain I no longer want?
Why does domain registration have different Terms of Service than NearlyFreeSpeech.NET hosting?
Why did my domain transfer fail?
I renewed my expired domain. Why is it still parked?
Why does my domain registrar show as "external?"
What are the steps of a domain registration?
I deposited funds for my domain registration renewal but it hasn't been renewed. What's wrong?
What does the error "the contact information you entered was not accepted by the registry" mean?
I don't want to keep my domain. How do I stop receiving emails that it's going to expire?
When is RespectMyPrivacy enabled during domain registration?
Why doesn't the domain name I just renewed show up in the renewal monitor?
Why do I get "Invalid URL" when I click the email link to approve or cancel a domain transfer or verify a domain contact?
Does NearlyFreeSpeech allow managing DNSSEC (DS) records?
How do I update the public WHOIS contacts for a domain registered here?
What are ccTLDs, and why don't you support registering them?
How does manual registration of domains work for subscription members?