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About .HOSTING Domain Names

The .hosting domain name creates a secure and professional space for hosting services, software developers, reviewers, page builders and web designers alike. Every webpage owner can benefit from the services likely to be offered through .hosting.

General Availability

Beginning October 21, 2014, at 18:00 UTC, customers can register .hosting domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

Bulk .hosting registration is supported during General Availability.

Registration Information

For up-to-date information on .hosting, click here.

Who can register .hosting domain names?

Anyone can register .hosting domain names on a first-come, first-served basis.

These domain names can have up to 63 characters, with a minimum of one character, and can contain letters (a to z), numbers (0 to 9), and hyphens (except as the first or last characters of the domain name). You cannot register domain names with special characters such as & and #. IDNs (Internationalized Domain Names) in the following languages are supported: Cyrillic, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Which registry controls .hosting domain names?

Uniregistry manages and supports the .hosting domain extension.

For how long can I register .hosting domain names?

You can register a .hosting domain name for a minimum of one year and a maximum of 10 years.

When do .hosting domain names renew?

We'll attempt to auto-renew your .hosting domain name on its expiration date. We will park .hosting domain names after the first failed billing attempt. If the domain name isn't renewed within 40 days following expiration, the domain name will be cancelled and removed from your account.

Can I transfer .hosting domain names to my account with you?

Yes. See Transfer domain names to GoWebsite for details on the transfer process.

Can I transfer .hosting domain names from you to another registrar?

Yes. See Transferring Domain Names to Another Registrar for details on the transfer process for these domain names.

Can I add privacy and protection to .hosting domain names?

Private Registration is available for .hosting domains, but Protected Registration is not.

Can I backorder .hosting domain names?

No. We currently do not support that backorder of .hosting domain names.

Can I move .hosting domain names to another account with you?

Yes. See Move a domain to another GoWebsite account to start the account move process.

Can I update the contact information for .hosting domain names?

Yes. See Change contact information for details on making these changes.

Are there DNS requirements for my .hosting domain names?

Two nameservers are required for .hosting domain to resolve, and a maximum of 13 nameservers is allowed. DNSSEC, IPv4 and IPv6 are supported.

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