homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.226.10.234
register, free tools, login, search, pro membership, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Become a Pro Member
Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
Forum Library, Charter, Moderators: buckworks & webwork

Domain Names Forum

    
Web host blocking use of their nameserver's?
rampzoid

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4319730 posted 9:31 pm on May 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

hi - my domain name is not registered with my web host (shopping cart) - i was "frame masking" but i heard it can greatly affect seo - i looked at my hosts site last night & it seems they want a domain transfer (registration) @ 26.00/yr - however i tried (in hope) "a transfer" from my registrar's cp using the host's n/server's but have seen no results as yet - my question: is it common practice for some hosts (like shopping carts etc) to deny use of their n/server's in order to force a domain transfer (registration) to them? - thanks for any info regarding.

 

scooterdude



 
Msg#: 4319730 posted 11:30 pm on May 30, 2011 (gmt 0)

I think its unlikely,

although .coms can register namesever changes very quickly, .co.uks and other cctlds appear to take a bit of time, 2/3 days

Also, hosts can have hundreds of nameservers, and you must get the exact ones for your hosting package at that time,

I've often found that a chat with host support is mandatory to verify that i've used the correct nameservers

rampzoid

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 4319730 posted 11:29 pm on May 31, 2011 (gmt 0)

scooterdude - thx for your reply - contacted host today - they won't let me use their ns's for a transfer but suggest i register domain with them @ 26/yr - i'm presently paying 2.99.

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / WebmasterWorld / Domain Names
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Home ¦ Free Tools ¦ Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About ¦ Library ¦ Newsletter
WebmasterWorld is a Developer Shed Community owned by Jim Boykin.
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved