Domain related questions

Why does my new domain name not work?
Domain registrations are queued, and there is often a short delay before registration completes. In addition, Domain registry databases can take between 2...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:20 PM
What does the MX record do?
An MX record sets the mail server for a given domain name, directing all email to the correct location and mail server. If you have the domain myname.com,...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:21 PM
How do I create a subdomain (e.g. subdomain.mydomain.com)?
What's a subdomain? Subdomains allow you to have a new web address for separate areas of your website. For example, Google has, in addition t...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:21 PM
How do I create a subdomain (e.g. subdomain.mydomain.com)?
What's a subdomain? Subdomains allow you to have a new web address for separate areas of your website. For example, Google has, in addition...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:22 PM
What restrictions are there on the domain name I can choose to register?
Domain Names have a variety of basic rules, in general domains must:  Use only letters, numbers, or hyphen ("-").  Cannot begin or e...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:22 PM
What does FQDN mean?
FQDN (Fully Qualified Domain Name): A complete domain name consisting of a host, the second-level domain, and the top-level domain. For example, www.some-...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:23 PM
What are zone files?
A zone file is a collection of DNS Records (such as A, CNAME and SRV records) for a single domain name - if you are asked to edit the zone file, you can u...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:23 PM
Why does my email bounce with '550 relay not permitted'?
This usually happens because the nameservers on the affected domain have been changed to make the domain work with our servers, but the domain itself has ...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:24 PM
How can I change the registrant name on my .uk (Nominet) domain?
Unfortunately we are unable to change the registrant name on Nominet domains, as this is effectively transferring the ownership of a domain. This can only...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:24 PM
Why does my domain show up in WHOIS as "Renewal in progress"?
There is nothing to be alarmed about if your domain is in this state - it simply means the renewal request has been put through and is being processed by ...
Mon, 11 Jul, 2016 at 8:25 PM