1. Make sure that you have access to the email address listed as the admin contact for the domain. Our transfer process is email verification based, so if your email address listed for the administrative contact of the domain is not current, the transfer will fail.
2. Make sure your domain name is not expired. It is advisable to initiate your transfer at least 7 days prior to expire date, so there will be enough time to complete the process.
3. Remove privacy protection from the WHOIS information ( Only applicable to non .ca TLDs ), as this tends to divert the verification email to a non-responding admin address.
4. Make sure your domain name is not locked at the current registrar.(many registrars will automatically place a lock on the domain for security)
5. All .ca .com .info, .us ,.biz and .org transfers require an authentication code when transferring domains to us. You can obtain an EPP authorization code from your current registrar (where the domain is currently registered).
6. We cannot transfer domains that are less than 60 days old. If you registered your domain within the last 60 days, please wait until after 60 days before starting a transfer to us. We'll still be able to host your website .
7. Domain transfers add 1 year onto your expire date, so you don't lose any time you have paid for.
1. Check if your Canadian .Ca domain name idea is 'Available' by entering your domain choice in the "Register a Domain" box in the upper right corner of the 4GoodHosting website and select ".ca".
2. From the dropdown menu. Click "SEARCH" and within a few seconds you will see if the particular domain name is already taken.
3. If it isn't currently registered, you can checkbox "Available! Order Now" next to the domain and click "Add to Cart".
4. Upon checkout and payment confirmation, your domain will be registered with the domain name registration details that you have entered.
5. If you wish, you can also register your new domain name for multiple years at a time. You can subsequently log into your 4GoodHosting client area portal to check the status of your domain(s), update name-server information, disable annual "auto-renew", or obtain transfer codes.
Note, your domain is free when you order any Canadian web hosting package, with quarterly, biennial, or annual billing, and remain a hosting customer for at least 12 months.
NO! When you signup for a Web hosting plan, 4 Good Hosting will register a .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info or .ca domain name for you completely free for Canadian & US Residents.
Yes. We are now capable of transferring domains .ca, .com, .net, .org, .biz and .info domains. We will add one-year to your existing domain name at no extra cost. You can also keep your domain name where it is, and simply transfer the DNS to 4 Good Hosting. But with any Business or Advanced Web Hosting Package you get your Free Domain Name or Domain Transfer so you would be crazy not too. To Transfer a domain Click Here!
Domain Privacy is a wonderful feature for those that don't want to publicly identify themselves as the owner of a particular domain name (.com, .net, .org, .info, .ca, .etc. ). 4GoodHosting now offers domain privacy for free on .ca domain names, and with a $5 fee for all other domain types (.com, .net, .org, .info, .etc. ). What we will do is manually update your name and address record with 4GoodHosting's domain privacy message, and modify the settings further so nobody will see your information on the public "whois" domain information websites.
No. 4 Good Hosting will provide new domains and domain transfers regular price for all reseller and add-on orders but our pricing is some of the best in the domain name industry.
Yes you can just purchase a domain name with out web hosting. Please see pricing here on this page.
NO! 4goodhosting.com registers the domain on your behalf and it belongs to you. You have 100% ownership of the free domain name.
4goodhosting.com strives to provide the best web hosting at competitive prices. If you wish to switch to a competitor you're free to do so at anytime, you may take the domain name with you.
Just sign-up on an Advanced or Business Package on a quarterly, semi annual or annual billing cycles to get your free domain on our Advanced and Business hosting Packages.
So much of life and interaction - business, personal and otherwise - is conducted on the World Wide Web and many Canadians find themselves looking to buy domain names for websites to-be. You're in the right place to register Canadian domain names, as 4GoodHosting is an established Canadian domain registrar. All web hosting customers can register Canada domain names for free and your Canada domain registration remains in your possession every year with your annual renewal. We make Canadian domain registration easy.
Looking at managing multiple websites? You can register Canadian domain names in any number with 4GoodHosting and we'll be able to advise you on the availability of any of them without delay. For businesses it makes sense to incorporate the business name as your domain name, but for other types of websites it may be necessary to create and buy domain names that best and most clearly represents the nature of the website. We are a service-plus Canadian domain registrar, and would be happy to advise you in this regard as well.
Being able to register Canada domain names for free is only part of the appeal of choosing 4GoodHosting as your web hosting provider and Canadian domain registrar. In addition to Canadian domain registration, we offer a host of web and e-commerce products and different hosting packages to match your needs explicitly and at a competitive price. Our reputation as a Canada domain registrar is mirrored in the way we are seen as a web solutions provider and we take pride in that fact.
Ready to buy domain names? Let us take care of that for you. We're experts with Canadian domain registrations.