If you need to change the ownership of your domain, you must do a domain transfer.  Go to the Transfer Domain page and  enter the domain name you wish to transfer. The results will indicate whether the domain name entered is available for transfer. Click “ADD TO CART” and complete your transfer by logging into your Hosted.com account or creating a new one.
A domain transfer can take a few minutes to complete provided the domain transfer is accepted by the domain owner.
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DNS is the system that connects every device in the world of the internet. Literally, every device and every piece of equipment that connects to it, such as servers, wi-fi, mobile phones, laptops, and tablets, is assigned a unique IP (Internet Protocol) address. This address consists of numbers separated by dots, for example Google has a 173.194.217.106 as an IP address of one of its servers, and it serves as a way for computers and devices to communicate with each other. Table of Contents
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Domain Pointing is also called URL redirection, URL forwarding, and domain forwarding and is the process of connecting an registered domain name to an existing website or application. Table of Contents
Additional Information:Domain RedirectionBenefits of Domain Pointing Additional Information: Domain Redirection This process is usually done to redirect visitors from one company domain to another, or to forward them to an entirely different website, especially in the case of company mergers wher… Read More


A Domain Registrant is an individual or organization that registers a unique TLD (Top-Level Domain) through a Registrar when establishing an online presence.  The process involves choosing a domain name, such as www.example.TLD, and registering it with a domain Registrar. Once completed, the Registrant is granted the right to use the domain name for a set period, which is usually one year. Table of Contents
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A Domain Registrar is a company or organization that facilitates the registration of domain names on the internet. They are the intermediary between Registrants and the Registries that they are registering the domain name and TLD with. They are ICANN accredited organizations responsible for managing the Registrants’ registration of their domain names with various Registries. The Registries in turn are the overseers of top-level domains, or TLDs, ccTLDs, and gTLDs amongst others. Additional In… Read More


A Domain Registry is an organization that manages the registration of domain names within a specific top-level domain (TLD).  It is responsible for maintaining the authoritative database of registered domain names under that TLD and ensuring the proper functioning of the domain namespace. The Registries create and maintain domain names for their specific TLD (Top Level Domain), which can be country codes (ccTLD) or generics (gTLD). When a domain is registered, the Registrar will submit all… Read More


A domain name transfer to Hosted.com, is a relatively simple procedure, however, it is important to note that your current ISP may not release your domain or domain information until your account with them has been settled in full. This is to ensure that there is no disruption to your business or website during the transfer process. Additional Information:What is a Domain Name TransferIs there any DowntimeInformation RequirementsDomain Name Transfer FeesTransfer a Domain from Hosted.comSecurity… Read More


Yes, you are the owner of the domain that you have registered and not the ISP, hosting provider or Registrar. Table of Contents
Additional Information:Who Owns a Domain?Period of Domain RegistrationOwner of the Domain’s InformationFind Out Who Owns a DomainDomain RenewalsDomain TransfersDomain Management Additional Information: Who Owns a Domain? Period of Domain Registration If you as the owner of the domain, register it through an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or a domain Registrar, you wil… Read More


A .com domain is typically associated with international websites and major corporations seeking to establish a prominent online presence on a global scale. It can also serve as a symbol of credibility and ambition in the digital realm. Table of Contents
Additional Information:What is a TLD.com TLDGlobal Support for .comCost Comparison Additional Information: What is a TLD TLDs (Top Level Domains) are the suffix added at the end of a URL address, such as .net, .info, with the most registered be… Read More


Top Level Domains (TLDs) hold a significant position within a URL’s address structure, serving as the suffix that follows the domain name and are at the highest level in the hierarchical Domain Name System. Table of Contents
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Top Level Domain – TLDGeneric Top Level Domain – gTLDCountry Code Top Level Domain – ccTLDGeographic Top Level Domain – geoTLDHow it WorksIn Conclusion Additional Information Top Level Domain – TLD For instance, in URLs like www.amazon.com or www.amaz… Read More