Very few of you must have heard about domain transfer. Domain registration is a quite popular term though. The following article explains what web domain transfer is, in brief.
Presuming that you know what a website is, let us explore domain registration in a bit detail. When you create a website, you select a name or title for it. You need to register it online from a domain registrar. You select the best deal for buying your domain name or names and its extensions after inquiring at various domain registrars for their offers. Once you book your domains, you get into a contract with the registrar for at least a year or till your domain registration expires after stipulated span of time you have registered for. You also tend to buy multiple domain extensions for each domain name since you get discounts for bulk buying. But usually you realize that you may not get the same deals again after the contract period is over. So you start looking for some solution for your increased domain holding costs.
Transfer your domain
This is the right time for transfer of domain.You must start searching for domain registrars, other than the ones with you are already registered with, who offer transfer of domain. It is like changing your coach while you play the same sport for better results. You don't need to make any changes to your domain name.
There are a few things which you have to consider before thinking about transferring your domain. First of all you cannot change it often. It is necessary that you stay with your older domain registrar for at least for two or more months.
How to transfer a domain?
Enter the domains which you want to transfer in the 'domain transfer' section of the desired registrar following to which you receive an email on your administrator Email id. Click the provided link to verify your identity and confirm the transfer of your domains. You must also check if your domain names aren't locked by your previous registrar or else the domain transfer may take more time. After that you again receive an email from your older registrar to confirm your domain transfer request which usually needs a response within 48 hours. If you fail to reply this email, your registrar denies your request and cancels the transfer of domain.