Domain Name Life Cycle

October 1, 2009 · Leave a Comment  

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1. Available – Never registered before or expired.
2. Registered – 1-10 years.
3. Expiration Period – Auto renew grace period 0-45 days + 30 day Redemption grace period.
4. Pending Delete – 5 days, then it drops.
5. Available – After the The Drop the domain is available to be registered again.

Pre-release – Backorder companies (Namejet, Snapnames, etc) list domains to be backordered and then auctioned off.

Backorder - Any registered domain can be backordered from registration through The Drop.


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