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    phub_dorji
    Getting Started

    GoCentral Account

    I built a website on GoDaddy for a friend but inadvertently built it through a trial GoCentral business plan.

    1. What if I don't buy this plan and it expires? I read somewhere that my site would go dark, is that true? Even if I bought the domain?
    2. What if I downgrade the plan to the personal plan? Would I lose all the features of the business plan?
    3. GoCentral Business Plan comes with a free domain, but I already bought one for this site. If I end up buying the business plan, will I get a refund for the domain?
    4. How can I give access to the site to my friend?
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    DocTony
    Helper IV

    1. <<What if I don't buy this plan and it expires? I read somewhere that my site would go dark, is that true? Even if I bought the domain?>>

    Yes, if you do not renew, the site goes down. After a certain time it is deleted from the server and cannot be restored. In some cases after expiration there is also a restore fee to get it back online.

     

    1. <<What if I downgrade the plan to the personal plan? Would I lose all the features of the business plan?>>

    Correct.

     

    1. <<GoCentral Business Plan comes with a free domain, but I already bought one for this site. If I end up buying the business plan, will I get a refund for the domain?>>

    Most likely, you will not get a refund. The free domain offer applies only at time of purchase.

     

    1. <<How can I give access to the site to my friend?>>

    You really can't unless you give him access to your GoDaddy account. To my recollection, you cannot move a GoCentral account from one to another.

     

    I would call support and get some further insight if you still have questions.

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    DocTony
    Helper IV

    1. <<What if I don't buy this plan and it expires? I read somewhere that my site would go dark, is that true? Even if I bought the domain?>>

    Yes, if you do not renew, the site goes down. After a certain time it is deleted from the server and cannot be restored. In some cases after expiration there is also a restore fee to get it back online.

     

    1. <<What if I downgrade the plan to the personal plan? Would I lose all the features of the business plan?>>

    Correct.

     

    1. <<GoCentral Business Plan comes with a free domain, but I already bought one for this site. If I end up buying the business plan, will I get a refund for the domain?>>

    Most likely, you will not get a refund. The free domain offer applies only at time of purchase.

     

    1. <<How can I give access to the site to my friend?>>

    You really can't unless you give him access to your GoDaddy account. To my recollection, you cannot move a GoCentral account from one to another.

     

    I would call support and get some further insight if you still have questions.

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