If you are new to Justhost hosting and already signup with them, your existing domain name can now be pointed to Justhost and later host your website with them. Easiest way is to change domain name and keep the domain at current registrar. But you can choose for domain transfer, and transfer the domain completely to Justhost.
Transfer domain name to Justhost hosting
Domain transfer is very easy and convenient; it’s free for new account. Enter the domain name you would like to transfer and host as primary domain name. Next, unlock your domain and follow the domain migration instruction. Now, go to cPanel and domain manager page. At here you can select the domain in your account and choose to transfer the domain to Justhost. Start the domain transfer process by entering he EPP authorization code as screenshot below. Follow the instruction to complete the domain transfer process. It usually take 3 to 7 days for domain migration to be completed.
Changing the domain DNS and point it to Justhost
“As you are a transfer customer, the easiest way to transfer your domain over to Just Host is to keep your domain with your current registrar and update the nameservers to point to us. To do this please change your name servers to:”
“Alternatively if you would like us to manage your domain, please contact your previous register and request your EPP code. Once you have this please reply to this email or send it to firstname.lastname@example.org “
Let’s make this clear, this is two different things. If you are beginner and not sure how to manage domain ownership, hopefully this simple article will give you some help.
1. Addon domain name is where you add domain name to your hosting account and host the new website in existing hosting plan and run it as a uniquely separate website. It’s not necessary registered via Justhost, it can be sitting at other domain registrar. What you need is to change the DNS to point to Justhost DNS name server and wait for domain propagation. Later add it to your cPanel account and manage the website from there. This mean your domain stay at existing registrar and the website is hosting with selected web hosting company.
2. Domain transfer is referring to change the registrar from the old registrar to the new winning registrar. The transfer process usually take 7 days to complete, you will need to unlock it from old registrar. Later initiate the transfer and enter the authorization key to approve it. Next, check the email confirmation for domain transfer and confirm it, and wait for the transfer process to be initiated. Once completed, the domain will be move to new winning registrar.
Either you are transferring domain to Justhost or not, you can host your website with them. By the way, their shared hosting account give you free domain name. If you require this Justhost domain transfer service, it is a free service. Note that registrar transfer are free and you can do it from your Justhost control panel and under domain transfer section as screenshot below