What is a WhoisGuard?

What is a WhoisGuard?

WhoisGuard is a special service offered by Namecheap. The sole purpose of the WhoisGuard company is to provide Whois privacy protection for the domain owners who are interested in keeping contact details private.

What is DNS registrant?

Registrant. A registrant is the registered holder of a domain. A registrant holds the “rights” to a domain for the duration of the registration period. A domain’s registration can be renewed indefinitely, up to 10 years at a time.

WHOIS redacted for privacy?

“Redacted” Redacted is similar in functionality to WHOIS Privacy with a few notable differences: When a domain is redacted, we’ll send the domain’s registry your personal data; whereas when WHOIS Privacy is turned on, we won’t send that personal data to the registry.

Is WhoisGuard free on Namecheap?

Now Free Forever When you register an eligible new domain name or transfer an existing eligible domain to Namecheap, you’ll receive WhoisGuard privacy protection absolutely FREE for as long as you keep your domain with Namecheap.

Do I need WhoisGuard?

Do I need WhoisGuard privacy? If all you care about is your privacy, then WhoisGuard is a must have service. If you don’t want your private details displayed on the Whois database, you could simply head to WhoisGuard and activate their service on your domain name.

Do you need domain guard?

The simple answer is no. As a website owner, you do not need to purchase domain privacy. However, the service offers a number of important benefits, including reducing spam and unwanted solicitations. We think any website owner will be better off for making a small investment in his or her privacy.

What is the role of a registrant?

The registrant is the registered name holder of a domain. This person or entity owns the rights to use the domain for their website and email, as long as they pay the domain fee every year. When you host a domain at one.com, you are the registrant.

What is registrant and registrar?

A ‘Registrant’ is the person or company who purchases a domain name. For example, Jessica Smith (registrant) registers the name jessicasmith.com through Register365.com (registrar) who in turn writes the name to the central database (Registry).

Why is Whois redacted?

WHOIS redaction removes most contact information categorized as personal data (such as registrant name, email address, postal address) from the published WHOIS record for a domain. These fields will read Data Redacted . The nameserver, domain lock information, and date records for a domain are still available publicly.

How do I remove my personal information from Whois?

If you want personal data to be removed from the whois, you should file a complaint with the data controller: the registry. Contact details may be found on the registry’s websites. An easier way of removing personal data is using our Whois Privacy Protection services, if it’s available for that specific extension.

How do I keep my domain registered privately?

About privacy protection

  1. Go to Domain ending (TLD) reference.
  2. Click your domain ending and go to the DNS reference section.
  3. Go to Allows WHOIS privacy.
  4. Go to WHOIS privacy provider for details on which company provides the privacy service for your domain ending.

Why Namecheap is better than GoDaddy?

It’s easier to manage your domain names with Namecheap, too. Free backups and SSL certificates make it better value than GoDaddy. GoDaddy’s plans may offer more storage, but it’s way more than most users will ever need, so you’re better off with Namecheap for its service and support.