Domain Overview

REI BlackBook makes it easy to manage both imported and purchased domains. The Domain page  houses both imported and domain names purchased through REI BlackBook. You will also be able to manage your domain(s) from this page. You can forward domains, manage renewals, and purchase new domains from this page. To see everything that can be done inside the Domain page in your REI BlackBook account check out the article below. 

  1. To access domains, click on Web Tools and select Domains from the drop down menu as shown below. 

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    Once you are on the domain page you will see the following options for managing your domain(s). 

  2. Add New - This option allows you to purchase or import a domain name. 
    1. Add New Domain - select this option to purchase a new domain name. Follow the instructions in the How to Purchase a Domain if you need further assistance with purchasing a domain name. 
    2. Import Domain - select this option to add your existing domain name to your REI BlackBook account. Follow the instructions in the article How to Import a Domain if you need further assistance on importing a domain name.  

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    3. Search - This option will help you quickly find a specific domain name from your list of domains. 

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    4. Screen_Shot_2019-07-16_at_23.33.04.png icon - This indicates if the domain name was imported into your REI BlackBook account from another provider. 

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    5. Domain name - Lists the domain names you own. This list includes both purchased and imported domain names. 

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    6. Expire Date - Shows the date the domain name is set to expire. You can renew the domain name, and if you do it will not expire. 

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    7. Status - Shows whether the current status of the domain name. The most common statuses you will see are Active or Expired, but if your domain name expired, and is going through redemption (the process to get your domain name back after the expiration date) you may see other statuses like Pending_Redemption. 

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    8. Auto Renew - Shows whether or not you have opted to have the domain name renew automatically on its expiration date. It is recommended that you set up the automatic renewals on the domain names you plan to keep, so you don't risk losing the domain name by not renewing by the expiration date. 

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    9. Privacy - Shows whether or not your domain name is private. Domain name privacy means that your personal information, such as the domain name owner, is not shared in the public records. Privacy is an additional fee on top purchasing/renewing a domain name. 

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    10. SSL Cert - Shows whether or not the website associated with your domain name is secured. When activated, the padlock icon or secured sign will be seen beside the website's URL on the browser's address bar. All domains purchased through REI BlackBook will automatically have the SSL Cert added to the domain name at no additional cost to you. If you import a domain name you can add the SSL Cert to the domain name. To learn how to add the SSL Cert to an imported domain name please follow the instructions in the article How Do I Secure My Website(s) In My REI BlackBook Account?.

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    11. Forwarding - Shows whether the domain name is forwarded to a webpage or landing page or if it has been assigned to a website or landing page.

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    12. Actions
      1. Edit Info - shows the information submitted to Whois as a domain name owner. You can update and verify if the information here is correct, click on save for any changes made.
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      2. Manage Forwarding - access this option when you want the domain name to be forwarded to a webpage or landing page. 
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      3. Manage DNS - access this section when setting up your GSuite account, or if you need to add the MX records or modify the TXT or CNAME records for your domain name. To learn how to create a professional email through GSuite review the article How To Create A New Custom Professional Email
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      4. View Nameservers - Shows the current nameservers of the imported domains. Only imported domain names will have this option, and if the nameservers need to be updated you will have to update them through the domain registrar you purchased the domain from. 
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      5. Delete Domain - Removes the imported domain name from your list of domains. 
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      6. Clear Cache - Refreshes the global changes that have been made to your domain.
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There are various options you have to manage both imported and purchased domain names inside your REI BlackBook account. You now have a better understanding of the different options available in the domain page. If you have any questions or concerns about the information above please contact us at support@reiblackbook.com

 

 

 

 

 

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