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Paying for a domain name by check

By | 2017-04-05T03:44:40+00:00 May 6th, 2016|Domain Name Registration|

Yes, we do accept wire transfers, ACH transfers, USD checks and USD money orders for retail registrations, renewals and other domain add-on services. When sending a payment, please be sure to do the following: Include your login ID (e.g., in the memo field).  Or just print out and include the [...]

Picking a Domain Name

By | 2017-07-05T22:47:38+00:00 March 6th, 2016|Domain Name Registration, Website Resources|

If someone needs to buy an anvil, they would likely search for anvils.  Let's say the top two results are the following: Acme Corporation www.acmecorp.com Anvils Are Us www.anvilsrus.com Which do you think they're going to click on? Yes, www.anvilsrus.com. Armed with this knowledge, you can [...]

ICANN Domain Name Verification

By | 2017-04-05T03:44:41+00:00 April 3rd, 2015|Domain Name Registration|

ICANN (https://www.icann.org/) requires domain name owners to verify themselves via email.  If you receive a verification email that looks like one of the ones below, it's very important that you DO click on the verification link.  If in doubt, feel free to forward it to scott@hammock.net. More about ICANN [...]

Setting Your Domain Name to Auto Renew

By | 2017-04-05T03:44:42+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Domain Name Registration|

Log into your account at www.hammock-registration.com Find your domain name (see image above) In Quick Links, click on Registered Domains, or In Manage My Domains, look to the Domains section and click on Manage, or In the dropdown menu at the top, hover over Domains and click on My Domains. [...]

Domain Name Registration vs. Website Hosting

By | 2017-04-05T03:44:43+00:00 October 9th, 2014|Domain Name Registration, Hosting|

Domain Name Registration http://www.hammock-registration.com A domain name is your website address, www.hammock.net, for example, is my domain name. You register a domain name through a Registrar.  www.hammock-registration.com for example.   It's kind of like getting a toll-free 800 number from the phone company.  The 800 number rings to a phone, [...]