What is a domain name ?
Domain names are the familiar, easy to remember names for computers on the Internet. They correspond to a series of numbers called Internet Protocol numbers (IP address) that serve as routing addresses on the Internet. Domain names are used generally as a convenient way of locating information and reaching others on the Internet.
How do I register my domain name ?
We can register domain for you.
What is an IP address?
Every computer on the Internet has a numeric address called IP Address that is used to identify the location of the computer.
What is a URL?
It stands for Universal Resource Locator. Some people refer to it as a web address. Please note that a URL is a unique identifier. No two websites can have the same URL. This is the reason why you should register your domain name before someone else does.
Why do I need to register a Domain Name?
A Domain Name is Internet address. It is your own unique identity on the web. It identifies you and your business to millions of people worldwide. When you register your Domain name, you are one of those million others who are flourishing from the rewards of internet.
How can I find if the web address of my need is available?
It is easy to find out if the name you want is available or not. Simply enter the name of the domain you want for yourself in the space provided in the pointinternetservices.net home page. Select the .com/ .net/.org which you want and then click 'Look Up' we will check if the name you want is available or not and you can view the results of your search on the page which is next displayed.
How long can a domain name be and what are the restrictions?
A domain can have a maximum of 67 characters including the extensions (.com, .net, .org). A domain name can contain numbers (0-9), letters (a-z) or a dashes (-). A domain can not start or end with a dash (-). A domain cannot have characters such as (! @#$%&? ~: _).
I have a domain elsewhere, can I move it to you?
Yes you can, just re point to our name servers.
Will my name and contact information be publicly available?
Why is it so important to register a domain name for my company?
The reason is simple: Instant Name Recognition. The use of a domain name makes it easier for potential customers to find you on the Internet. It also looks good to your regular clientele, as it adds a personal touch to your address.
How do I transfer files to my web site?
You can transfer files using either FTP or Microsoft FrontPage. You can get a free copy of FTP simply by going todownload.com and typing in FTP. You will be issued a user name and password to send files to your site when you place an order.
What is a POP account?
A POP account is a form of e-mail. It means that your e-mail can be retrieved from any location. A forward is an address that sends mail to a POP account. An auto responder sends a scripted message in response to an incoming e-mail.
How do I transfer files to my Web site?
Files must be transferred to the Web server via File Transport Protocol (FTP).