What is Hosting Expiry Date?

Every web hosting will have an expiry date based on how long the hosting service or package is registered for. You are required to renew your hosting service prior to the expiry date in order to maintain your website and email accounts (if you setup one). Otherwise, your hosting service will expire and your website will go offline and emails will not work.

If your hosting service has expired for more than 30 days, the content for your website and emails be deleted and will not be restorable.

What is a Hosting?

Hosting is normally refer to a web hosting or website hosting. A web hosting service is a service that allow you to have a space in the internet to build and upload your website. Simply put, if you want to have a website for your domain name, you will need to purchase web hosting service or package for your domain. GetYour.iD offers one of the best hosting service and package starting from just $1 dollar per month.

What is MX record?

MX record is a mail exchanger record that exists as a type of resource record in your domain DNS record. This record is to specify a mail sever responsible for accepting email messages on behalf of a recipient’s domain. It has a priority value to prioritize the mail delivery if you are operating with multiple mail servers.

What is CNAME record?

CNAME record or a Canonical Name record is a type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS). CNAME record is used to specify that a domain name is an alias for another domain. For example, if you have a server where you maintain an online blog, you can specify blog.myprimarydomain.com to myblogdomain.com

What is a TTL for DNS record?

TTL stands for Time to Live that indicates how long it will take before the DNS information is refreshed. This time to live is defined in seconds and it is available on your DNS zone record. Generally, DNS propagation takes 24 to 48 hours to complete whenever any changes are made to your domain DNS zone file. The lower the TTL value, the lesser time for your DNS to be fully propagated throughout the internet world.

What is a DNS Zone Record?

DNS zone record is a zone file that contains the mapping between the domain and sub-domain to an IP address or other resources that is organised in the form of text representations of resource records. There various type of zone records widely supported such as A for IPv4 address, AAAA for IPv6 address, CNAME, MX, NS, SOA, PTR, TXT, SRV and many more. If you wish to find out the details about the list of types supported, please go to https://doc.powerdns.com/md/types/