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Difference between a Domain and a Web Site

Domain name And Web Hosting Explained To simplify: It, is like the lease/title to your home; Web hosting on the other hand, is the space of your house where you place your furniture; Your IP address is the address to which your Domain name points/Web host listens. Instead of street name and area code, set…

How Do I Keep My Domain From Renewing?

To prevent a renewal for a domain, you would need to do the following: Login to your Client Area and click on the Domains tab and then selecting “My Domains.” To the right of your listed domain, next to the wrench icon, click on the arrow button. This opens a drop-down menu and from it,…

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…

Creating a Virtual Server Alias in Virtualmin

The open source control panel Virtualmin uses virtual servers as a way to separate user accounts and websites. This method of separation and organization allows for some pretty cool customization possibilities, such as each virtual server using a different version of PHP, which can come in handy when managing multiple websites. A common practice when…

How to Set rDNS?

Reverse DNS (rDNS) is a way to resolve an IP address to a domain name and is sometimes referred to as a PTR record. In order to get rDNS initially setup for your IP address and Domain Name, you would need to submit a support ticket while logged into your client area and requesting that…

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 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…

Can I Host a Domain with Hostwinds that is Registered Somewhere Else?

Yes, you can host a domain that you registered somewhere else. You’ll just need to setup nameservers with your registrar. The nameservers you need to change to are included in the email you received with your account information. You can also login to your client area with us and go to Services > My Services…

How do I Register a Domain?

Registering a domain simply requires finding a domain name you want that’s available and registering it. We offer domain registration for numerous TLDs. This will give you ownership of the domain for one year. When it’s almost been a year, you’ll be reminded to renew it if you wish to keep it. If you plan…

How do I Change My Main Domain Name?

To change your main domain name, you’ll need to contact us through Live Chat on our site or put in a ticket here. Remember that most of our shared and all of our shared business hosting plans include the ability add addon domains to your account, too. Basic hosting: No addon domains Advanced hosting: 3…