To add a new domain name to your account:
- Click the Domains icon on your control
- Scroll down to the bottom of the page and
click the Add icon.
- Choose the type of domain you want to register.
You can choose out of the following
a top level domain name
To transfer an existing domain or
register a nonstandard domain with your account,
use the first form:
If you are creating a regional domain
(e.g. your_domain.uk) or would like to
use a different domain registration company, no
automation is provided. Thus, first you need to
make sure that you have a valid domain name. Enter
it into the lower box, omitting the www.
Following the registration you will
get an e-mail notification with the information
to send to your domain name registration company.
They will make appropriate changes on the root
DNS servers, and within a couple of days your
domain will be accessible at the new IP address.
In the meantime, your site will be available by
the instant domain alias.
Domain registration is a standard
You purchase a domain name from
a domain registration company (Zanyspace domain
registration provider is zanynames.com
You register this domain name
with your web-hosting provider and get your
new IP address.
You send this IP address to
your domain registration company, where it is
set as the IP address for your domain name.
It is only then that your site becomes available
to all Internet community.
yourname.zanyspace.com domains (Third Level Domains)
Third level domains are registered
on your provider's DNS server. You don't need
to register a third level domain with a domain
registration company. If you choose to create
a third level domain, it will contain your provider's
domain name. E.g. if your provider's domain name
is zanyspace.com, and the third level domain
you are registering is mythirdlevel, the
fully qualified domain name would be mythirdlevel.zanyspace.com.
Third level domain registration
is available only if it is allowed under the selected
plan. Functionally, third level domains have same
features as second level domains.
To register a third level domain
name, enter the desired domain name in the Domain
name field. From the box on the right, select
provider's domain name where you would like to
create the third level domain:
This feature allows you to use H-Sphere
DNS server to map IPs to domain names serviced
and hosted on other servers (not those of H-Sphere).
In this case, a DNS zone is created with a custom
DNS A record for the domain name and its IP is
entered in the form below: