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WHOIS Domain Privacy for domains registered with HostMonster
Maintaining your domain registration and hosting services within the same account allows you to manage both services with only one login password, making it easier for you to stay on top of everything related to your website. This article explains the process to transfer your domain to [% provinfo.n
How can I change the primary domain name on my account?
How do I make a sub directory (or sub folder) act as the public_html for your main domain?
This article explains how to prepare your domain to be transferred from HostMonster to a new registrar. You'll initiate the transfer itself with the gaining registrar, but there are a few things you can do to ensure the process goes smoothly.
Transfer Domain Registration: When a domain registration is transferred to us, we must register the domain name for a minimum of one (1) year. We only accept registrations for the .com, .net, .org, .
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Getting Started Wizard How to obtain a Transfer Authorization ( EPP ) Code If you want to transfer your .com, .net, .biz, .us, .org or .info domain, you will need to contact your current registrar an
How to modify name servers with bought domain through HostMonster.
Frequently Asked Questions about Managing your Domain Names
Redirects allow you to make a specific web page redirect to another page and display the contents of that page. Learn how to setup a Permanent (301 or Termporary (302) redirects.
This article explains how to select and register a domain name.
Can I make subdomains for my addon domains on the account?
Can I have multiple domains pointing to my site or to a directory on my site?
This article explains what happens after a domain expires and how domain registration can be renewed.
What is Domain Name Pricing Structure?
Once I Register a Domain, How Long Does it Take to Become Active?
What is an Addon domain?
In December 2016, ICANN implemented a few amendments to their <a href="https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/registrars/transfers-en">Transfer Policy</a>. In addition to regulating inter-registrar transfers for general top-level domains (gTLDs), the updated policy sets new requirements for domain tr
What is the difference between a domain and web hosting?
What is the difference between parked domains and addon domains?
How do I FTP to my addon domains and subdomains without interfering with my main account.
To view your stats, scroll down to the Logs section of the cPanel Here are different programs that can be used to view your stats. We most recommend awstats When you select your stats program, you ma
This article will explain how to un-assign a domain name from your account.
What are parked domains?
How can I host only a subdomain on my hosting service provided by HostMonster?
I need an EPP authorization code to transfer my domain to another registrar.
How do I stop people from being able to use the addon domain as a subdomain of the primary domain?
As the registrar, we will assist in the following domain dispute, providing the specific criteria is met. The domain has been moved without the domain owner's consent by means of the password or EPP c
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I would like to view the statistics for my website.
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I am trying to transfer a domain(s) from my current registrar to hostmonster. When I fill out the transfer form I cannot get beyond step 2/4. There does not seem to be any "submit" or "next"
I have setup a pointed/addon domain, where should I upload the files for this domain?
I do not want to see addon.maindomain.com. How do I do that?
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I tried to assign a domain through the Domain Manager, but it does not allow me to. What is wrong?
Clients in China are unable to view my website. My website's content doesn't contain any objectionable material.
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How can I adjust the php settings specifically for an Addon Domain?
How can I manage my domains if I no longer have a hosting account?
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The WHOIS database shows my personal information for my .us domain names. How do I get privacy for the .us domain?
Per ICANN, your contact information is included on the domain's record in the WHOIS database required information includes your full name, postal address, email address, and voice telephone number
Do you support wildcard subdomains or wildcard DNS entries?
You need two things to have a successful website and professional email: a domain registration and a hosting account.
How to update contact details for WHOIS database
There are multiple reasons why a domain transfer may fail. This article explains several reasons why your transfer may be unsuccessful and what you can do to fix it.
I have already parked the domain, but it does not seem to be functioning, what is wrong?
Why does my Domain name show it will expire in only 1 year even though I paid for a three year account?
How to change the name of your WordPress site without WP Tools
This article offers suggestions for selecting a domain name that is effective and memorable.
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What is required to modify Domain Privacy for a .UK domain.