- Owning a domain that represents your BRAND is a great investment to your business. You might not have enough resources to build your website/ eCommerce store Today, but taking charge of your brand aka domain is a must!
- It’s essential to all businesses. Businesses often register a domain to prevent cyber-squatting or unauthorized use.
- Use your domain name in your business email. It builds your BRAND Identity by showing professionalism. For example, wpwebhost.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
A domain name with a unique extension helps you get higher ranking on your local search engines.
For example, .co and .my
Register a simple and short domain name that is easy to remember and type.
- The domain name hide the technical IP address which most viewers aren’t interested in. Imagine what happens if your site visitors are required to key in your IP address, 192.168.111.xxx to visit your website. Thus a simple and easy to remember domain name is extremely important for any business.
- Whenever you visit a website, your browser and computer will read your site’s DNS records to locate your website files that are stored on a server.
- Domain name system (DNS) is the friendly naming system for giving address to a website.
- All domain names must be registered before use. No two similar domain names can exist at the same time. So, reserve your domain name before it’s taken by others! Check your domain status HERE.
- A domain name can only contain characters from A to Z, 0 – 9;
- A domain name 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;
- A domain name cannot have hyphens as the 3rd and 4th characters (reserved for multilingual domain registration eg: xn--example.com)
- The information provided in the domain name registration must be true, correct, up to date and complete;
- Domain name owners must ensure their domain Whois information is always up to date.
- Domain life cycle is the cycle of domain ownership process. After you purchase a domain, you will receive an email which indicates that you have successfully registered the domain name. This also signifies the beginning of your domain name. Domain lifecycle is divided into five stages upon your successful purchase for the domain name.
- Domain activated
Your domain will be activated upon your successful payment
- Domain de-activated
Your domain will be de-activated upon domain expiry date for 30 days.
- Domain redemption period
After the de-activated period, your domain will proceed to redemption period for 30 days. If you decide to redeem back your domain in this period, you will be charge extra redemption fee of USD200 + renewal fee
- Pending delete domain
At this stage (5 days) your site visitor will be redirected to your registrar default DNS page
- Available for registration
The domain is now re-open to public for registration. Anyone can register for this domain name on first come first serve basis.
The money-back guarantee is valid for 3 days only (from the date of payment made). WPWebHost will refund as credits to your billing account for next purchase. Therefore, you can use the credits for new registration of any products or services from us. Refund requests made after the 3-day period is strictly not allowed.