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Top 39 in this Area:
1. I already have a domain name... how do I transfer it to you?
2. How do I add a domain or sub domain to my account?
3. How can I seamlessly transfer my site to DreamHost from another host?
4. How do I transfer a Domain Registration to DreamHost?
5. What is DNS?
6. How much is it for an extra domain?
7. Do you charge to transfer a domain name to you?
8. How best to transfer content from another host?
9. I just signed up and my domain is not up yet! What's going on?
10. Do I have to create a new directory if I add a domain?
11. Does an extra domain get its own storage space, login, email aliases, etc?
12. Can I get something.mydomain.com?
13. Does an extra domain have to point to the same place as the original domain?
14. Which top-level domains do you host?
15. Can I get an email address @myowndomain.com?
16. Can I sign up for a domain name before getting a plan with DreamHost?
17. How do I switch hosts from Dreamhost?
18. If I don't host my site with you, why should I have a user account?
19. I already have a domain name, if I sign up do I have to pay for it again?
20. How do I transfer a domain registered with DreamHost to another registrar?
21. I want you to be my host and my registrar!
22. Can I get an email account for a subdomain?
23. This other registrar asks for two DNS servers....
24. How do I pay for domain registration?
25. Do I have to make my address and phone number public?
26. I have a domain registered with Joker.com and am having problems transferring the registration service to DreamHost
27. Can I change / delete my domain name (URL)?
28. If I registered a domain with you and it expired, how do I transfer it to another registrar?
29. Will both Will both "www.mydomain.com" and "mydomain.com" work?
30. Will my domain be registered under my name or DreamHost's?
31. Should I register my domain with Verisign or anyone else? Will you do it?
32. How much does it cost to transfer a domain registration to you?
33. Do you have any suggestions for domain name registration?
34. Is there anything I should know BEFORE I have DreamHost register my domain?
35. Can I get more than one extra domain?
36. Do I have to register a domain name?
37. Can you host sites with other top level domains besides .com, .org, and .net?
38. What if I don't want to register a domain name?
39. If I transfer my registration to DreamHost, am I still the owner?

 
Domains Description
All about domain names.

Last updated: Mar 02, 2001.

Sub-Areas of Domains
Question Switch domains between users
You can move a domain from one user to another user that is in your account. By doing this the user you switch the domain to will be the only user that will be able to access this domain. (I... (more)
Folder Subdomains
Question Can I get an email account for a subdomain? Question Can I get something.mydomain.com?
Folder Can I create custom DNS records (MX, A, CNAME, etc)?
Question Which top-level domains do you host?
I noticed you only register .com, .org, and .net domains. Are these the only top-level domains you host as well? Although at this time we only register domains with the extensions .com, .org,... (more)
Question If I don't host my site with you, why should I have a user account?
Lots of reasons! Here are a few: Your user account allows you access to our easy-to-use Account Control Panel. With the account control panel, you can: Set up email aliases for your site -... (more)
Question What is DNS?
DNS (Domain Name Service) tells your computer which IP address (eg;'123.45.67.89') to go to when you type in a domain name (eg; 'www.newdream.net') --- so that we mere humans don't have to remember al... (more)
Question I just signed up and my domain is not up yet! What's going on?
Generally, it takes at least 24 hours after you register your domain before it is available on the web. But don't worry --- as soon as you submit the registration request , your domain will be reserv... (more)
Question Can I get an email address @myowndomain.com?
Yes, all of our hosting plans come with at least twenty-five POP3/IMAP email accounts. In addition, your monthly fee includes unlimited email addresses . You can have them go directly to a Dream... (more)
Question Can I sign up for a domain name before getting a plan with DreamHost?
If you want to register a domain through DreamHost, you must have an active DreamHost account. If you don't want hosting, you can sign up for our free domain parking plan. Whether or not you park... (more)
Folder All About Domain Names
Question What is a domain? Question Can you host sites with other top level domains besides .com, .org, and .net?
Question I already have a domain name, if I sign up do I have to pay for it again? Question Can I change / delete my domain name (URL)?
Question Will both Will both "www.mydomain.com" and "mydomain.com" work?    
Folder Adding Extra Domains
Question Do I have to create a new directory if I add a domain? Question How do I add a domain or sub domain to my account?
Question How much is it for an extra domain? Question Can I get more than one extra domain?
Question Does an extra domain have to point to the same place as the original domain? Question Does an extra domain get its own storage space, login, email aliases, etc?
Folder Transfers
Question How do I lock my domain so nobody can transfer out of here? Folder Transfer Hosting
Folder Transfer Registration Question I want you to be my host and my registrar!
Folder Domain registration
Folder gifting domains Folder Icann Accreditation, what's the big deal?
Question How do I transfer a domain registered with DreamHost to another registrar? Question If I registered a domain with you and it expired, how do I transfer it to another registrar?
Question Do I have to register a domain name? Question Do you have any suggestions for domain name registration?
Question What if I don't want to register a domain name? Question Will my domain be registered under my name or DreamHost's?
Question Is there anything I should know BEFORE I have DreamHost register my domain? Question Do I have to make my address and phone number public?
Question Should I register my domain as www.mydomain.com? Question Should I register my domain with Verisign or anyone else? Will you do it?
Question How do I pay for domain registration? Question This other registrar asks for two DNS servers....