Static IP vs Dynamic IP

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I have read somewhere that a dynamic IP address negatively affects a websites ranking. Is mine static or dynamic? I also remember paying for a service to hide my personal details. Can't remember what that was and how it works. Could someone please explain this to me.
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Hi Michael,

The product you bought that hides your details is Private Registration for domain purchases.

When you register a domain name, the registrant’s address, e-mail and phone number are published in a public WHOIS database, as required by ICANN.

When you add Private Registration to a domain name, alternate contact information displays in the public WHOIS database listing. Yola serves as a gatekeeper, filtering out spam and unsolicited direct mail, and then forwarding only important messages and mail.

With regards to the difference between dynamic and static IP addresses, I have shared this helpful link for you to take a look at.

Your site will use a static IP address.

I hope this helps. If you're still unclear about anything, feel free to reply or comment below.