Understand Domain Basics

Reporting abusive websites

All websites must adhere to Tucows legal policies. Our compliance team will take down any website reported for abusi...

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Domain owner support

There are multiple organizations, entities, and businesses that each have responsibilities with domain management. C...

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Communications at OpenSRS

Messaging Overview for Resellers | The Importance of the Tech Contact | Domain Owners of Tucows Inc. In the follow...

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Registry premium domains guide

Registry premium domain names are unique names for purchase at a non-standard price set by the registry. Registry pr...

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New TLD Launch Phases

Upcoming While not a real "phase" of a New TLD Launch, the term "Upcoming" is used to describe new TLD...

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Synchronous vs. Asynchronous Registries

Domain registrations may be done through one of two different types of top-level domain registries: synchronous and ...

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Aftermarket Premium Domains

Most premium domains fall into the aftermarket category. This guide will explain what an aftermarket premium is, and...

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Domain name auctions

Once a domain name has expired, OpenSRS may list the domain name in an online auction marketplace. We have par...

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Leap year registrations

Domain name registrations that are made on February 29 must be assigned a future expiry date. Each registr...

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Trademark Claims Notifications

Since December 2013, many new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) have become available for registration such as ....

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Parked Pages Program

The Parked Pages Program is an excellent way for you to generate revenue from domains that are currently not i...

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WDRP - Whois Data Reminder Policy

The Whois Data Reminder Policy is an ICANN requirement. The policy states that all Registrars must, at least...

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