What shows in the WHOIS directory?

When a domain is registered, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, requires us to gather contact information for the person or business registering the domain name, known as the Registrant or Domain Holder. The WHOIS directory information displayed may vary, depending on the protection plan you have chosen for your domain. Domains registered with Basic Privacy Domain name: Registry data: Updated…

How to Configure DNS for a Website Domain Name

How to Configure DNS for a Website Domain Name

cPanel (both shared and on servers) lets you host a website and email for your domain names. To establish the connection between the domain name and your cPanel account, you need to change the domain name’s DNS. For details on DNS, follow the previous Hosting Column post What is DNS (Domain Name System)? For shared hosting, websites with domains in…

What is DNS?

What is DNS (Domain Name System)?

Domain Name System, or DNS, is the backbone of your online presence. Every domain name uses DNS to control how visitors find your website and how you receive email. You can think of your domain name as a street address, and DNS acts as your GPS. Visitors won’t be able to find your address if the GPS isn’t able to provide…

How to Buy a Domain name with promo codes

How to Buy Domains on Discounted Price with Promo Codes

This post demonstrates how to buy products e.g. a domain and how to apply promo codes for discounts. Domains are used to uniquely identify your website on the internet. In simple words, a domain name is the web address of your website such as www.facebook.com, www.twitter.com, www.youtube.com etc. Domains are available with various extensions such as .com, .org, .net, .in,…

How to Create a Subdomain HTML Website

How to Create a Subdomain HTML Website

This post demonstrates how to create a Subdomain HTML Website in a simple way. Subdomains are used to create sections of the website e.g. if the main website is “yourwebsitename.gq” then a subdomain website will be “hcol.yourwebsitename.gq”. Here hcol is a subdomain of domain yourwebsitename.gq. It can be further understood as if a Company’s name is the name of the…

Freenom | 100% Free Domain Name Registration

Free Domain Name Registration with Freenom

This post demonstrates how to get a free domain from Freenom. Freenom provides free domain name registration with TLDs (Top Level Domains) such as .tk, .ga, .ml, .cf etc. Free domains work as normal domains and provide features like URL Forwarding, Free DNS Service or own Custom DNS (Name Servers). The difference between free domains & paid domains is, in…