Why is my new domain not loading?

The domain name registration probably hasn't propagated yet. It takes approximately 24 - 72 hours for newly registered domain to be visible on the Web. During this period, information about the domain name (including information about its name servers, registrar, and contact information) is being sent to every name servers in the world. Your domain will be inaccessible until every name server lying between your local computer and your server have received and processed this information.

A similar process occurs when a domain is renewed after its expiration date. If you renew your domain before its expiration date, however, there will be no downtime.

To check the status of your domain name registration, perform a WHOIS search on the Internet.
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