How long before i can transfer my domain away from yola?

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Hi there I'm just curious as to how long you have to have your domain name tied to yola ?

Is there a time limit?

Say after the first year i transfer my domain to godaddy hosting, will i still be able to keep my website? if i transfer it?
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oh and if i can keep the website, After the first year for example will it put back on the website all the yola branding that yola silver removes if i decided to host with another provider?
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Hi Marcus,

If you believe there was some wrong doing that involves a Yola website, please report it to our Abuse team here: http://www.yola.com/report-abuse

That said, this is not an appropriate place for accusations or personal attacks so I am going to hide your comments.
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Hi Justin,

There's a minimum of 60 days after initial registration that a domain cannot be transferred away. Think your past this period now. You will have to pay for the first year of registration when the new registrar accepts the transfer even if the domain has 10 months of value left..

The transfer takes up to 2 weeks and your domain is inaccessible in that period.

You can republish your current site to a free yolasite at anytime and the branding will return when your silver expires, but the site will stay indefinitely. You don't have to publish your file as a site and this file also will be retained and in such a case wouldn't be published.
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Cheers Gop.

So basically i am asking for a friend who is looking to create a site and they asked and i didn't know the answer. (my sites are staying with yola)

so basically if assuming they get yola silver for the first year, then after that year decide to host elsewhere the yola branding would return but they can still keep there website exactly how it is? obviously taking in to account the 2 week transfer.
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No. You can transfer the domain but you can't transfer the site.

When silver subscription finishes then they would automatically be downgraded. If they had no yolasite sub-domain then their site would cease to be published but the site file would remain in their account and then they could only publish to a yolasite sub-domain. You need a hosting plan and domain with or pointed to Yola to publish a site to a domain.

The domain transferred would only be a place that they could then build and publish a site from somewhere else but not Yola.
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ah i see.... i am definitely staying with yola but i will advise my friend to do the same :-) thankyou
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justin fantham

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that's not on my website? lol
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Oops. I wondered where it had gone