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Domain expired. How do I get site back up?

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  1. Newff

    Newff Regular Member

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    My domain expired but I renewed the day after. I'm with namecheap for my domain, HostGator for hosting.

    So my domain still has the hostgator nameservers set the same..but it's been a day now and the site is not back up and running? What am I missing here? Doi I have to do something else to get it back?
     
  2. Mjdaran

    Mjdaran Regular Member

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    It should be in your hosting, must be some DB issues. Contact Hostgator customer support.
     
  3. drogon

    drogon Elite Member Premium Member

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    Clear your cache and cookies or try from another computer. might be live but your PC showing the expired page.

    If still not showing, check your hosting has not expired too LOL. And also apply the host nameservers again in namecheap Dashboard.
     
  4. wizard04

    wizard04 Elite Member

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    OP don't worry everything OK

    Namecheap has the slowest NS propagation time I have ever seen. It will need a 2-3 days to propagate completely.
     
  5. keropikero

    keropikero Regular Member

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    yes, clear your cache and cookies in browser to check again. Also, you can use websites like "is it down for everyone" etc to check if it's just you. Next, you can try to access the website using the actual IP address from hostgator, then you can find out if it's just being propagated.
     
  6. SearchEngineWays

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    It's take a time 2 or 3 business days to update NS.

    Also you should try to clear your brower cookies,caches and DNS caches.

    DNS cache clear format,

    Go to command prompt run mode to enter : ipconfig/flushdns

    Then check again and start your journey with creative ideas. :ebay:
     
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    neu009 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    To check briefly you may also just point your site to the ip of your server using your hosts file. If it has been such a short period chances are all is still there as ppl posted above.
     
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    nayan234 Newbie

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    This is a nice question. I am also wanted to know about it. Thanks.
     
  9. infoking1

    infoking1 Junior Member

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    Check whether namecheap DNS is set or not, some Registrar after expire they remove dns info
     
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    educatedfool Supreme Member

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    It's just cache and cookies issue IMO. Clear and check as suggested by members above.
     
  11. Newff

    Newff Regular Member

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    I cleared chache and cookies and also tried on another computer and it's not working. I guess it's no propagated
     
  12. bermanHost

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    You are facing this issue might be due to the DNS propagation. Normally in order to increase the browsing speed, ISP caches all their DNS records. That means When the customer sends the request for any website, ISP look in the local files instead of passing the request to the internet.

    Unfortunately, we can't reduce the DNS propagation delay. Usually it takes 36 to 72 hours to take effect the change across the globe.
     
  13. SEOking222

    SEOking222 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yes, it will be recovered soon, I had same issue in the past and it was resolved in 3-4 days. For the next time, renew your domain before time :)
     
  14. innosoft

    innosoft Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    namecheap usually does it instantly. i have over 10 domains with them.. try some ping sites to get the exact status. (IP Ping sites..)
     
  15. peepin2me

    peepin2me Regular Member

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    Don't worry. It takes up to 48 hours for nameservers to propagate.