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Frequently asked questions about .CAM domains

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What is a domain name?

A domain name, a series of textual characters that identifies a specific IP address, uniquely identifies a website on the Internet. Domain names locate businesses, organizations, or other entities on the Internet. Domain names are easy to remember, easy to type alternatives to obscure URL's that you receive with free website hosting services. Using a domain name allows you to receive more visitors, less bounced emails, and the chance to make a lasting impression on the Web. A great benefit of using your domain name is that regardless of how many times you change your access provider, your Email and website address will always remain the same.

What characters are allowed in a domain name?

Regardless of the extension, all domain names must follow the same character rules... Therefore, for .cam gTLD you can use letters (abc), numbers (123) and dashes/hyphens (---). Spaces are not allowed and the domain can't begin or end with a dash. A little known fact is that you CAN have multiple dashes right next to each other. (e.g. domain--name.cam) Opened up a few more possibilities?

Can I pay by means other than a credit card?

You can pay by credit card using PayPal even if you don't have a PayPal account. We also offer the possibility to pay by bank transfer.

How much does it cost to register a domain name?

Each domain name is subject to an annual maintenance fee which which currently is $1.49 for a .CAM domain on it's first year of registration, and a fee of $18.90 for any subsequent years in an initial multiple year registration. Of course there may be premium domains that have a different pricing. The price of a domain will be shown when you search for it.

What type of domain names can I register at domain.cam?

You can currently register only .cam domain names at domain.cam.

How long will it take to register my domain name?

Your domain name is registered in a matter of minutes, provided the registration form is filled out correctly.

Why choose a .cam domain?

The choice of a .cam domain can offer distinct advantages, especially for professionals in photography, camera-related industries, live streaming, or webcam services. Opting for a .cam domain can enhance your website's visibility, making it more memorable for your target audience. Moreover, it can convey a sense of professionalism and industry relevance.

How do I buy a .cam domain?

Acquiring a .cam domain involves identifying a domain registrar offering this specific extension. Once you identify an available domain, you can proceed with the purchase through the registrar's website by following their specific payment and registration instructions.

How do I transfer a .cam domain?

For transferring a .cam domain, the typical process involves unlocking the domain with your current registrar, obtaining an authorization code, initiating the transfer with your new registrar, and completing the transfer according to the new registrar's guidelines.

What is the registration term allowed for .cam domain names?

The registration term for .cam domain names typically spans from 1 to 10 years, contingent on the policies of the registrar. Registration timeframes vary based on the registrar and registration procedures, usually culminating within a few minutes post-domain selection and payment finalization.

How long does it take to register a .cam domain name?

The duration for registering a .cam domain name varies based on the registrar and registration process. Typically, the registration process can be completed in a matter of minutes once you select an available domain name and fulfill the necessary payment and registration procedures.

Can I hide my registration information?

Yes, you can, safeguarding data protection constitutes a paramount concern within our company. We diligently adhere to the legal stipulations governing data protection, notably the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), during the course of information processing. That's why, all the whois output is automatically masked for all domain registrations.

What is the grace period for .cam domain names?

The grace period for .cam domains permits owners to renew domains post-expiration without incurring penalties, with the duration subject to the registrar's policies.

Who is the registry that manages .cam domain names?

The registry overseeing the management of .cam domain names is CAM Connecting SarL, and it's using CentralNIC, which serves as the backend registry provider for the .cam top-level domain.

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