Purchasing any service that Hostwinds offers gives you the opportunity to join the Hostwinds family. During checkout is when you are able to create your account. This is to ensure that you manage your account and have all of the support and services from your Client Area that you need to be successful.
How To Register a Hostwinds Account
Step One: Select Get Hosted or Order Package for the service that you would like to purchase. These will be displayed next to the corresponding plan. Here is an example that includes a Shared hosting plan as well as a Cloud VPS plan,
Step Two: Selecting any of the buttons will take you to a Sign up / login page where you can create a new account before proceeding to select the additional details of your new Hostwinds service.
Step Three: After the last step, the account should be now created. You will be able to proceed through the checkout process, filling in the rest of the necessary information.
After your account is created, you will be able to log into your Client Area from https://clients.hostwinds.com anytime you choose, or just visit Hostwinds.com and use the link for Client Login at the top of the page.