Domain Name FAQs

1) What is a domain name?

Domain name is a unique name that identifies an Internet site. It allows Domain Name System (DNS) computers to identify the website when Internet users are searching for it. For example: WPWebHost.com.

 

2) Why should I get a domain name?

Domain name was needed so that people can find the site on the World Wide Web quickly and easily. It was an essential tool to introduce the business to the public; businesses often register domains to protect them from cyber-squatting or unauthorized use.

 

3) What are the common requirements to register a domain name?

  • Domain names can only contain characters from A to Z, 0 – 9;
  • Domain names may contain “hyphen/-” but may not begin or end with a hyphen;
  • Spaces and special characters, such as question marks (?), exclamation points (!), and underscores (_) are never permitted;
  • All domains must have at least 2 name servers and IPs listed at all times;
  • Domain name cannot have hyphens as the 3rd and 4th characters (reserved for multilingual domain registration eg: xn--example.com)
  • Information provided in the domain name registration application is true, correct, up to date and complete;
  • The domain owner must always keeps the domain Whois information up to date.
 

4) What domain suffixes do WPWebHost offer?

You may register domain suffixes through WPWebHost as listed below.

  • .com
  • .net
  • .org
  • .biz
  • .info
 

5) If I have registered a wrong domain name through WPWebHost, what should I do?

The registration fee is non-refundable. You shall be the owner of the domain for the fiscal year. You may need to re-register for the right domain name by submitting your domain registration order again.

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