Today’s post isn’t anything technical; it’s somewhat of a public service announcement instead.
Your domain registrar likely emails you when your domain is nearing the end of its life (at least the end of its life in your possession). What if that email is caught in your spam filter or goes to a non-existent address? Well hopefully you keep tabs on your domains enough so that this doesn’t matter, but accidents do happen.
A customer went to visit a site they run the other day only to have a link farm come up in its place. Ouch! That prompted me to just jot down this little reminder for everybody to be sure they’re keeping watch over their digital assets so this doesn’t happen to you. :)
You don’t need to login to your registrar’s control panel to get this information. You can get this from the whois information. Just type:
You’ll find everything you need to know right there in one place.