There are many times that knowing when a domain name is going to expire is useful. This can be determined by finding the expiration date and calculating how long it is until that date.
Checking the expiration date of a domain name is an easy process, by using the whatsmydns.net domain name expiry checker tool you can quickly and easily see the expiry date of a domain.
The domain expiry tool provides the specific date which a domain name will expire as well as automatically calculates how many years, months and days this will be.
Most domain names can be checked, however in some cases it is unknown for various technical reasons.
There are many reasons that you may wish to know when domain name is going to expire. Some of these reasons may include:
Depending on the type of domain name, they can take different periods to expire after registration or renewal. Some domain names have a minimum registration period of 2 years, however it is most common that they are registered for only 1.
Many domain names can be registered for longer than the minimum period and can even be renewed for up to a maximum of 10 years.
When a domain name expires, it will typically stop operating and any associated services will cease to function. This may include website access as well as the sending and receiving email.
Typically, you have a period from 30 to 90 days to re-activate an expired domain name before it is released to be registered again. However, it should be known that in most cases it can be a costly and sometimes lengthy process and is cheaper to make sure to renew before expiry.