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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

There are a few ways to find the IP address that has been assigned to your domain. This article will cover 4 methods that you can use to find this information quickly. To utilize the steps outlined in this article you’ll need to ensure that your computer has access to the internet, and that you…

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 Nameserver 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 that was registered with Hostwinds, follow these…

API Actions

The following API Actions are available from the Hostwinds domainsResellerAPI.   RegisterDomain This command is used to send a Register command to the registrar.   Request Parameters   Name Type Required? Description sld String Yes Domain name tld String Yes Suffix attached to domain name regperiod Number Yes Registration period nameserver1 String No First nameserver…

API Introduction

Your WHMCS can communicate with our system by using the Domains Reseller API. It allows you to:   Register domains Transfer domains Release domains Renew domains Delete domains Grab EPP codes Modify contact details Get and save DNS records Get and save nameservers Register nameservers Modify nameservers Delete nameservers Registrar lock Get and save email…

Domain Reseller Setup Guide

How Do I Get Setup For Reselling Domains? You can get everything setup for reselling domains with Hostwinds by following these steps:   Download the Module Packages Get API details here (If you don’t have one, click Generate Key) Unzip the files and put them in WHMCS root directory Activate the Addon Module Select your…

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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