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What are the Conditions for Changing/Transferring a Domain Registrar?In order to successfully change or apply or request a transfer
- There should be no outstanding bills or payments to original registrar
- Domain must be older than 60 days.
NOTE: If the domain name is scheduled to be renewed in less than 60 days, transfers will be denied
How can I get the DNS changed for my Domain Name?Domain names that are registered through Hosting Stargate are managed by Hosting Stargate. Please contact us for dns changes, EEP codes as well as any other information regarding your domain name. Transfers will be approved if the domain name is older than 60 days, and if the Client has no outstanding fees due to this company. (If the domain name is scheduled to be renewed in less than 60 days, transfers will be denied.)
Should I Order a .com or a .org?Excellent question! As you know the .com is generally for companies and the .org is for non-profit organizations.
Regardless of whether you are a business or organization, I always recommend that if you are a company, get the .com. Absolutely.
If you are a non-profit or organization, you definitely need to get the .org If the .com is available too, get it! Why?
1. Because believe it or not, there are people that do nothing but wait around to snag up domain names. Their intentions are to sell them back to you at an outrageous price!
2. A .com is considered a top domain level it also holds a higher monetary value.
3. If the .com is available and you don't get it, someone could purchase it and you may not like what their site is about.
4. Because the .com is more common, chances are people will type in .com after your domain name anyway!
So what do we recommend? If you are financially able then GET BOTH!
How do I register my domain with Hosting Stargate?You may register your domain name through Hosting Stargate on this page using the SIGNUP link at the top.
How do I transfer my domain name to Hosting Stargate?You may use this page you are currently on to submit your request. Simply press the SIGNUP link to begin the transfer.
We will also need the EEP aka Authorization Code to apply for the transfer AND the domain name needs to be unlocked in order for the transfer to go through.
Please keep in mind that some transfers may take several weeks.
If you have any questions about Domain Name Transfers please contact us!
Can I host multiple domain names in a single hosting plan?Yes, you can setup multiple domain names (qty varies per hosting plan.) Assume that you purchased hosting plan for domain 123.com. Now you have another domain abc.com for which you want to have website but don't want to purchase another hosting plan to minimize costs.
You can setup addional domain abc.com in the 123.com control panel under cpanel "Addon domains" option.
Do you offer URL forwarding for domain names?Yes we do! ...and unlike other providers, we don't charge extra for that service.
Will my name and contact info be made public?If you Register your domain name or transfer it to us, no, your information will not be displayed to the public. To reduce the amount of spam to your email and to assist with protecting your privacy we place all domains in a Private State AT NO EXTRA CHARGE TO YOU!
How can I tell if a domain name is available?You can quickly check to see if a domain name is available at www.hostingstargate.com on our page
Hosting Stargate will search to see if that name is currently available. If the domain name is already registered, you may want to try variations of the name.
Can I have more than one domain name for my website?You can have as many domain names as you like. You can have each domain name point to a different site, or you can have multiple domain names point to the same Web site OR to different page within the same Web site. Many companies register several domain names and have them all point to the same central Web site. This is known as a domain alias.
Registering multiple domain names for the same site not only brings the largest draw to your site but it also can prevent competitors from poaching your potential customers. When picking multiple domain names or aliases for the same site, consider variations of your name such as common misspellings as well as both singular and plural versions of the name.
What is a DNSDNS stands for "Domain Name Server". It translates domain names into IP addresses that computers understand. For example, if someone wants to access your website (www.yourdomain.com), the DNS will translate the domain into the IP address 200.055.12.100, which will allow the computer to locate our web server
I just registered a domain name and it is showing as available!Of course! It will take between 24-48 hours for DNS propagation. DNS propagation is the process by which the computers on the Internet update their records (DNS tables) to reflect new site name(s). When this is complete, your name can be accessed and recognized on the Internet.
Are there any restrictions on what name I can register?Domain names are generally registered on a first-come, first-served basis. Provided a name is not already registered and comprises a maximum of 64 letters and hyphens, it can probably be registered. However, registrations that conflict with existing trade marks can be taken before a dispute resolution body or a court by the trade mark holder and may be cancelled or transferred.
Why should I register a domain name?Registering a domain name for your business or organization is essential to your marketing efforts. A domain gives your business credibility and a unique identity on the World Wide Web.
What will happen if I transfer my domain name?Transfers are a multi-step process. After you complete your order, the following happens:
1. You'll recieve an e-mail confirmation to the current administrative contact of the domain.
2. When you approve the confirmation, the transfer request is sent to the current registrar.
3. If the current registrar has no valid reason to deny the transfer, they approve it.
4. When Hosting Stargate receives the approval, the registrar transfer is initiated.
5. When the transfer is complete, the name servers will stay the same.
We will notify you that the transfer is complete.
What is a URL?URL stands for Univesal Resource Locator. Some people refer to it as a web address (although URL is not limited to the web). An example of a URL is http://www.yourdomain.com. Please note that a URL is a unique identifier. No two websites can have the same URL. This is the reason why you should register your domain name before someone else does.
What is an IP address?Every computer on the Internet has a numeric address called IP-Address that is used to identify the location of the computer. An example of an IP address is 200.000.11.500. This kind of addressing system is cumbersome and hard to remember for humans. Having a domain name will eliminate the need to remember an IP address.
Breach and RevocationAny breach by you of this Agreement or the Dispute Policy must be remedied by you within 30 days of notice by Hosting Stargate. If you fail to cure the breach, Hosting Stargate may revoke your registration of the domain name. You also agree that Hosting Stargate shall have the right in its sole discretion to revoke, suspend, transfer or otherwise modify a domain name registration upon seven (7) calendar days prior written notice, or at such time as Hosting Stargate receives a properly authenticated order from a court of competent jurisdiction, or arbitration award, re-querying the revocation, suspension, transfer or modification of the domain name registration. Nothing contained in this Policy shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between the parties. The failure of Hosting Stargate to require your performance of any provision hereof shall not affect the right to require such performance thereafter; nor shall the waiver by Hosting Stargate of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself.
Representations and WarrantiesYou represent and warrant that all information provided by you in connection with your registration is complete and accurate. Hosting Stargate makes no representation or warranties of any kind in connection with this Agreement. Hosting Stargate does not represent or warrant that registration of your domain name will immunize you from challenges to your domain name.
Agents and LicensesYou agree that, if your domain name is registered on your behalf by anyone acting as your agent (e.g., an Internet Service Provider, employee, etc.), you are nonetheless bound as a principal by all terms and conditions provided herein, including the Dispute Policy. You agree that if you license the use of your domain name to a third party, you remain the domain name holder, and remain responsible for all obligations under this Agreement.
What is our Limitation of Liability Agreement?YOU AGREE THAT HOSTING STARGATE WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY LOSS THAT MAY OCCUR DUE TO (a) ANY LOSS OF REGISTRATION OF A DOMAIN NAME, (b) THE USE OF YOUR DOMAIN NAME, (c) ACCESS DELAYS OR ACCESS INTERRUPTIONS TO Last Day Warriors REGISTRATION SYSTEM; (d) THE NON-DELIVERY OR MISDELIVERY OF DATA BETWEEN YOU AND Last Day Warriors ; (e) EVENTS BEYOND HOSTING STARGATE'S CONTROL; (f) THE PROCESSING OF THIS APPLICATION; (g) THE PROCESSING OF ANY MODIFICATION TO THE RECORD ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR DOMAIN NAME, (h) THE FAILURE OF YOU OR YOUR AGENT TO PAY ANY FEES HEREUNDER; OR (i) THE APPLICATION OF THE DISPUTE POLICY. FURTHER, Hosting Warriors/Last Day Warriors WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF Last Day Warriors HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL HOSTING STARGATE'S MAXIMUM LIABILITY EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY YOU TO HOSTING STARGATE FOR REGISTRATION OF YOUR DOMAIN NAME DURING THE PRIOR 3 YEARS. TO THE EXTENT APPLICABLE STATE DOES NOT ALLOW THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OUR LIABILITY IS LIMITED TO THE MINIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
What are Hosting Stargate's Use Policies?Hosting Stargate reserves the right to suspend or cancel your domain name in the event that you use the domain name to send unsolicited commercial advertisements in contradiction to either applicable laws or customary acceptable usage policies of the Internet, or if you use your domain name in connection with unlawful activity.
What is your Dispute Policy?In applying for a domain name, you warrant that the registration is not made in bad faith and that the name does not conflict with another domain name. You agree to be bound by the current Name Dispute Policy (Dispute Policy) which is incorporated into this Agreement by reference. Your continued registration of your domain name after modification to the Dispute Policy becomes effective constitutes your acceptance of those modifications. If you do not agree to such a modification, you may request that your domain name be deleted. You agree that you will be subject to the provisions specified in the Dispute Policy in effect at the time your domain name is challenged by a third party. You also agree that in the event a domain name dispute arises with any third party, you will indemnify, defend and hold Hosting Stargate harmless.
What are the Domain Terms?Domain Fees
As consideration for the domain name registration services provided by Hosting Stargate, you shall pay all applicable initial registration fees and renewal fees. We register your new domain and you agree to pay us for the first 1st year of use upon registration and then you agree to pay the annual renewal fee per year after that for every year that you use the domain. You will be notified when renewal fees are due, and it shall be your responsibility to ensure that such fees are paid. If you do not respond or pay within the specified time period for registrations or renewals or if you have the charges reversed on your credit card after ordering the domain (even though you ordered it), the ownership of the domain will transfer to Gabriel Associates Hosting Stargate. You agree that Hosting Stargate, shall have no liability whatsoever with respect to any such cancellation, and that Hosting Stargate, may cancel or reassign the domain name in the event of any delinquency. We reserve the right to refuse any domain registration request at our discretion. All domain registration fees are non-refundable. Once the domain is ordered, we can not get your money back if you change your mind or if you provided us with a misspelled domain name in error or register a vulgar or lewd domain name.
Clients that host their domain name will us will receive the member fee rate of $21. If you do not host your domain name with us, you will be required to pay the premium registration and renewal rate.
To complete the registration process, you must read and agree to to all terms and conditions of this Agreement, the accompanying fee schedule and dispute policy, and any rules or policies that are or may be published by Hosting Stargate. You acknowledge that Hosting Stargate, may modify this Agreement if necessary to comply with its Agreement with the registrar, or for any other business purpose. Your account will be billed each month for the services that you have requested. If you have paid online by credit card or an online check, then your account will be billed automatically once a month.
Are domain name registration fees refundable?Unfortunately, domain name registration fees are not refundable and are not part of our 30-day money back guarantee.
I made a typo in my domain name. Can I get a refund?Before registering any domain name, please verify that the domain name is correct. All orders are final and unfortunately, Registration fees are not refundable.
How do domain names work?Registering a domain doesn't automatically make your Web site appear when visitors enter your domain into a Web browser. You have to upload your Web site to a computer that hosts the site and assigns a numeric address, called an IP address, to your domain. Your domain and associated IP address are stored in a database with every other domain and associated IP address. When visitors enter your domain into a Web browser, your domain works like an address forwarding service by forwarding visitors to the IP address where your Web site is stored. We use domain names instead of IP addresses because most people find it easier to remember a name rather than a series of numbers.
When you register a domain, you do not have to create and upload a Web site. You can also park it.
For new .COM and NET domains and updates, it may take up to eight hours for changes to become effective. It may take up to 48 hours for changes made to all other domain extensions to become effective. This is because of the number of networks and agencies involved. Delays apply to all domains and registrars. Allow for this delay when planning Web sites or configuring a domain to work with your email.