WHOIS Protection with Forest City Hosting

As per ICANN regulations, the WHOIS information must be publicly available also fully precise. This means that you need to write down your own private or organization details online and enable it to be available for everyone to check out. With the ID Protect solution you can find at Forest City Hosting, you are able to protect your information using our details instead.
The best thing would be that all domain–related emails (transfer requests, EPP codes, and so on) will nonetheless reach you, whilst any undesired email messages will be filtered out.

Whois Protection–eligible TLDs

As a consequence of a registry–imposed limit, we cannot have our WHOIS protection solution to all domain names available on the market. If a TLD works with this type of service by registry govern, then we will offer it to you as well. Nevertheless, the majority of the widespread domain names extensions have WHOIS protection support.
These TLDs include: .com, .net, .org, .info, .biz, .co, .co.za, .me, .tv, .cc and .we.bs.

SSL Certificates

Get hold of SSL certificates directly from your CP

Through the Domain Manager, you can enable an SSL certificate for your domain. With an SSL certificate, all the confidential details that your clients submit through your site (through the order form, via a login form, etc.) will be encrypted and the submitted data will never be imperiled.

To request an SSL certificate for your domain name, just fill in the necessary information and click the Activate button. You can order a regular SSL certificate, which will be valid for only one host, or a wildcard SSL certificate, which will be enabled for all the hosts under your domain.

SSL Certificates

Wildcard Domains

Create a wildcard domain name with simply a mouse click

With the aid of the Wildcard DNS option, you will be able to make all your sub–domains load the index page of your web site. For instance, if somebody types in smth.domain.com or any.domain.com, they’ll go to http://domain.com/.

You might need the Wildcard DNS feature for a multisite app such as Joomla Multi–Site or WordPress.

To activate a wildcard domain, proceed to the Domain Manager section of your Control Panel and click on the Add Host button located on the right. At the bottom of the options list, you will see the Wildcard Domain tick box.

Wildcard Domains

Fully–Featured Domain Manager

Revise name servers, make subdomains, etc.

In the Control Panel you’ll find a point ’n’ click domain name administration interface with a multitude of features for managing numerous domain names at a time. You’ll be able to effortlessly create sub–domain names, forward sites, edit the name servers as well as the WHOIS settings associated with a domain, specify custom DNS resource records and more.

Other than the typical domain controls, in the Domain Manager you will also find an option to hide your domain registration info using the ID protection feature and also to safeguard your e–store’s transactions with common or wildcard SSL certificates.

Fully–Featured Domain Manager

Video Tutorials

Integrated video lessons

If you desire to find out what you can achieve with Forest City Hosting’s web hosting Control Panel, look at our video tutorials. We have accumulated an amazing selection of how–to videos that cover every section of Forest City Hosting’s web hosting Control Panel.

If you are unable to find an instructive video clip that can help you, we’ve also got step–by–step guides as well as an exhaustive F.A.Q. library, both of which contain answers to the questions that our help desk team is asked the most. If you prefer real–time assistance, you can always reach our tech support team representatives – they will be right here for you 24/7.

Video Tutorials

Domain Locking

Prevent your domain name from getting relocated

With the Registrar Lock functionality enabled, you can be confident that your domain is defended from cybertheft. Anybody who tries an unauthorized domain name transfer will be momentarily blocked and the domain name transfer request – refused.

If, at a given point, you decide to transfer your domain name to some other registrar, you’ll be able to unlock it with one single click. You will find the locking/unlocking feature in the Domain Manager section of your Control Panel.

Domain Locking

Bulk Domain Name Registration Options

Quickly register a variety of domain names

To develop a brand on the Internet, often you should register several domains at the same time – new–brand.com, new–brand.net, and so on. For this reason, Forest City Hosting offers a simple–to–use bulk domain registration interface. It allows you to register unlimited domains simultaneously.

You could use the very same WHOIS info for every single domain or enter different WHOIS information for the domain names that you want to register.

Bulk Domain Name Registration Options

24/7 Support Service

A tech support team is constantly online to aid you

Our skilled customer service technicians will be at your disposal day and night to assist you with any problem that you might have managing your domains. In case the domain you want to register is already registered or if you wonder how to enable ID protection, simply email us or send a helpdesk ticket and we will write back to you in less than an hour.

To get an instantaneous answer, you can give us a call or use live chat on business days.

24/7 Support Service

GeoIP Redirection Tool

Set up location–based redirections

The Domain Manager offers you the possibility to address a particular target audience based upon its physical whereabouts. Using our GeoIP location tool, you will be able to quickly redirect the visitors from a certain region to a specific part of your web site that addresses their needs. For example, if you desire to build a French version of your web site, you can easily create a subdomain fr.your–website.com and utilize the tool to forward the people coming from France and from the French–speaking countries to this particular subdomain.

The GeoIP redirection tool sports an intuitive interface via which you’ll be able to set up a redirection with merely a click of the mouse. There is absolutely no need to fill any code in the .htaccess file.

GeoIP Redirection Tool

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