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 How do I Choose a Domain Name?

When you are initially stepping into the World Wide Web, it can become a very daunting experience. What with unfamiliar web jargon and people who seem to know much more than you. At ASWD we aim to...

 How long does it take to register a domain name and hosting with ASWD?

When registering a domain it can take up to 24 hours for the domain to become active. The hosting can be immediate on activation, or when your website is ready to publish to the worldwide web.

 How long does it take to transfer my domain?

Providing we get full co-operation from your current host the maximum period of a transfer can take up to 7 days.

 If I register a domain through an ISP, will I be the owner of the domain?

When registering a domain through an ISP, you are the owner and you may transfer the domain to an ISP of your choice.

 Understanding the Domain Name System (DNS)

Everything that connects to the internet has a unique address, called an Internet Protocol (IP) address. This consists of mobile phones, websites, laptops, tablets, etc.. The IP address consists of...

 What is pointing of domain?

When pointing a domain it will automatically redirect the viewer to the domain/url address to which it is pointing.

 What is required for a domain to be transferred?

When transferring your domain away from ASWD: You will need to give our billing department a calendar month notice and ensure that your account is paid up. There after you will contact your new...

 What is the advantage of registering a .com domain name instead of .co.za?

A .com domain is usually used for international websites, and for large corporations and company's, who wish to give a certain impression, whereas a .co.za domain is for local-based businesses and...