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  Can you register overseas domains?

Yes we can register and host any domains.

  Do you support all domain names extensions?

Yes, we support all domain names, including foreign domains.

  How can I get my DNS settings changed (MX record, A record, C NAME)?

To get changes made to your DNS settings as far as your MX record, A record, C NAME, you will...

  How can I visit my site before propagation?

You can use this link https://hosts.cx/ to preview your site. Simply enter the server IP address...

  How long does it take before my domain is working?

If you ordered a new domain name through us, it will take 12-72 hours. If you are transferring an...

  How long does it take before my domain name is active?

It usually takes about 12-72 hours before it is visible to all users of the Internet. The...

  I registered my own domain. What name servers should I use?

Please refer to your welcome letter for the correct name servers. You can also send us a support...

  What are Domain Pointers?

A domain pointer is when you have us setup a 2nd domain of yours to point to a subdirectory of...

  What is a NIC handle?

Every entity registered with InterNIC has a NIC handle. You can use the same NIC handle as the...

  What is domain parking?

Domain parking (at least in the context as it's used here) refers to the process of adding...

  What is domain pointing?

Domain pointing takes domain parking another step further by allowing multiple domains which...

  What is domain propagation?

Propagation is the period of time, or delay, involved in sending your domain's address...

  Who owns the domain name if I purchased it through you?

The domain name is yours completely. If you do decide to not use us as your web host, you can...

  Will I be able to access my domain name with or without the 'www.'?

Yes, you will be able to access the domain name with or without the 'www.' in front. For example,...

  Your company registered my domain name, how will I know when to renew?

You will receive several notices when your domain is due for renewal. Our policy is to send them...

 Are there any ongoing hidden fees ?

No, once you have registered your domain name with 1 For Websites it is yours, providing you pay...

 Do subdomains have e-mail addresses?

Unfortunately no they don't.

 Domain Transfer Process

Transferring a domain is a multi-step but easy process. The steps involved in a domain transfer...

 How long does a domain transfer take ?

Transfer may take up to 5 working days. You will receive a confirmation email when the transfer...

 I want to buy a domain name without hosting. Is that possible?

Yes, you may purchase a domain name without ordering a Hosting Plan, but we do encourage you to...

 If I register a domain name is it mine for life?

It can be! Domains have annual registrations, which means you have to pay to renew it each year....

 My domain name still appears available ?

Your domain name may still appear available on some Whois search databases after you have...

 What characters can be used in names ?

Domain names can have up to 63 characters. This means that the domain name you choose...

 What happens if I don’t renew before the expiry date?

  If a domain name licence is not renewed, on the expiry date it will be undelegated. This means...

 What is 1 For Websites Primary and Secondary DNS information?

If you already own your domain name, or registered one with another domain registrar, you have to...

 What is a Subdomain?

Subdomains are a way of creating separate websites within your master web hosting account which...

 What is a WHOIS?

A WHOIS service allows you to look up the details of domain names. Depending on which WHOIS...

 What is a domain name?

A domain name is an address on the internet. For example, your business may be called Main Road...

 What is the Domain Name System (DNS) that I am hearing about?

DNS is the system the Internet uses to map hostnames (eg www.yourname.com to Internet address -...

 What is the Domain Redemption Period?

The Redemption Period is a 30 day, Registry-imposed hold period for domains that occurs after our...

 What's included with my Domain Name ?

Our prices include all administrative and registry fees for the number of years you are...

 Who owns my domain name ?

Domain names are as a licence. As you hold the domain name licence you can do what you want with...

 What is the difference between a Sub Domain, Parked Domain and an Add on Domain?

  We get asked this question all the time. The answer is actually pretty straightforward: Sub...