Redemption Process – US Domains (.com/.net/.org/.biz/.info)

Any com/net/org/info/biz domain that is more than 40 days past the Expiry Date has been deleted. You can verify the expiry date by performing a Whois Search. The Expiry Date will appear in the field: Expiration Date. The Deleted Date will be 40 days after this and is usually shown in the field: Updated Date [Note: Several […]

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Propagation Delay

If you want to change the nameservers for your domain you can do this vis your Pickaweb Billing Area. When you make these changes there will be a propagation delay. This can last up to 48 – 72 hours to fully take effect. However, in our experience this usually occurs much faster.

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Domain’s DNS Settings Functionality Check

To check the domain’s Ip address functionality, nameserver settings, MX record settings, SQA and all other DNS zone settings follow the steps below. In Windows Select Start –> Programs –> Accessories –> Command Prompt. Enter the word nslookup, followed by a space, then the domain name. [eg. nslookup domainname] In Linux Take a shell and […]

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Whois Privacy – Pickaweb

If you do not want your personal details to appear when someone does a whois search, you can order a whois privacy service. There is a whois privacy service for UK domains and for top level domains. The Whois privacy service for UK domains (eg: .co.uk. .uk, .org.uk, etc.) is FREE. There is also a […]

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How To Add/Edit An Record On Your Hosting Account

In this post I will explain how to add or edit an A record on your web hosting account. An A record is the DNS record that is responsible for mapping hostnames to IP addresses. The A record is essential because it allows DNS servers to identify and locate your website and its various services […]

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How to Change Domain Name Servers (DNS)

Your nameservers identify the physical server that you are hosted on. If they are not set correctly then your website and email will not work. Check your welcome email; you will find the nameservers that you need (normally they will be in the format ns.nameserver.com, ns2.nameserver.com). You can check your current nameservers quickly by performing […]

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Transferring A US Domain Name To Pickaweb

US domain names (eg: .com, .net, .org, etc.) can be transferred to Pickaweb using this link. The cost for the transfer is equivalent to 1 year of registration (see current pricing) and when the transfer is complete one year will be added to the registration period. When you order a US Domain transfer Pickaweb will […]

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