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How Do Domain Renewals Work?

Domain renewals like all other renewals are automatic, the invoice for them would generate 30 days before the domain is due, on that due date payment will be automatically pulled.   Why is the Due Date and Expiration Date Different? Registrars depending on the demand of a domain can sell/auction them off before a domain…

How Do I Change Domain Contact Info?

To update the contact info for your domain(s), you would need to first login to your  Client Area Once there click on the Domains tab and then “My Domains.” Click on the wrench icon to the right of the domain. On the new page, you will want to scroll over to the options under the…

How Do I Keep My Domain From Renewing?

By default, all domains registered with Hoswinds will automatically renew on their expiration dates. This way, you never have a disruption in your website due to the domain having expired. Sometimes, however, you no longer need a particular domain to renew on its expiration date. Hostwinds allows you to disable the auto renewal for domain…

How Long Does it Take to Process Domain Registrations?

First Domain Registration If this is your first time registering a domain with Hostwinds, it is possible that you may have to wait up to 24 hours after payment has been processed for the domain to become active. We have a handy Domain Registration Tool that can help in pricing and checking the availability of…

Set a Temporary (302) Redirect Using .htaccess

There are two types of redirects, a permanent and temporary redirect. We will be taking a look at temporary redirects. If you’d like to learn how to utilize a permanent redirect, please consult our guide which covers this in detail: Set a permanent (301) redirect using .htaccess How do I create a temporary redirect? The first…

How to Get the IP Address of Your Domain

How do I Find the IP Address Assigned to my Domain? There are a few ways to find the IP address that has been assigned to your domain. This article will cover 3 methods that you can use to find this information quickly. To utilize the steps outlined in this article you’ll need to ensure…

How to Set rDNS?

What is rDNS?   A Reverse DNS lookup (also called rDNS) is where the DNS of an IP address is checked to see what domain name is attached to that IP. This is the opposite (or reverse) of what normally happens, when a domain name is checked for which IP is assigned to it (called…

How to Set the Correct Nameserver to Your Domain

How do I Setup Nameservers? This guide will walk you through how to change your Domain Name Server and point it towards the right location, whether you want to point the DNS to Hostwinds servers or another 3rd party location. To change or set the DNS for your domain, follow these steps:   Log in…

How do I Get My Domain’s EPP Code?

What is an EPP Code An EPP code is a transfer secret or also known as authorization code. This code is a generated by your domain registrar and is tied directly to your domain name as an extra layer of protection. This provides an additional layer of security to prevent unauthorized transferring of your domain…

How do I Find out Where my Domain is Currently Registered?

You can find out who your domain is registered with by putting your domain into the search box on this WhoIs search. It will say “Sponsoring Registrar: Name of Registry Here”. If you do not have privacy protection, it will also show you as the owner, the creation date and all other basic information about…

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