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Getting Started with Your New Account

A step by step guide to using your new Bluehost hosting account.

Transfer Your Domain to us

Maintaining your domain registration and hosting services within the same account allows you to manage both services with only one login password, making it easier for you to stay on top of everything related to your website. This article explains the process to transfer your domain to [% provinfo.n

Change the Primary Domain

How can I change the primary domain name on my account?

How to host the Primary Domain from a subfolder htaccess

How do I make a sub directory (or sub folder) act as the public_html for your main domain?

How to Change your Name Servers

Transfer Domain Registration: When a domain registration is transferred to us, we must register the domain name for a minimum of one (1) year. We only accept registrations for the .com, .net, .org, .

Transfer Your Domain to Another Registrar

This article explains how to prepare your domain to be transferred from Bluehost to a new registrar. You'll initiate the transfer itself with the gaining registrar, but there are a few things you can do to ensure the process goes smoothly.

Using Your Temporary URL with Wordpress

Using WordPress with the Temporary URL

How to obtain a Transfer Authorization ( EPP ) Code

Getting Started Wizard How to obtain a Transfer Authorization ( EPP ) Code If you want to transfer your .com, .net, .biz, .us, .org or .info domain, you will need to contact your current registrar an

Domain Name FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Managing your Domain Names

Redirecting Web Page

Redirects allow you to make a specific web page redirect to another page and display the contents of that page. Learn how to setup a Permanent (301 or Termporary (302) redirects.

Modifying Name Servers (Registered through Bluehost)

How to modify name servers with bought domain through Bluehost.

Domain Registration Renewal

This article explains what happens after a domain expires and how domain registration can be renewed.

How to Setup Multiple Domains Pointing to the Same Directory

Can I have multiple domains pointing to my site or to a directory on my site?

Register a Domain Name

This article explains how to select and register a domain name.

FTP for Addon Domains and Subdomains

How do I FTP to my addon domains and subdomains without interfering with my main account.

Subdomains

Can I make subdomains for my addon domains on the account?

Domain vs Hosting

What is the difference between a domain and web hosting?

WHOIS Domain Privacy

WHOIS Domain Privacy for domains registered with Bluehost

What is an Addon domain?

What is an Addon domain?

Transfer Domain Ownership

In December 2016, ICANN implemented a few amendments to their Transfer Policy. In addition to regulating inter-registrar transfers for general top-level domains (gTLDs), the updated policy sets new requirements for domain tr

Newly Registered Domain is Not Active

Once I Register a Domain, How Long Does it Take to Become Active?

Difference Between Addon Parked and Subdomains

What is the difference between parked domains and addon domains?

Parked Domain Definition

What are parked domains?

EPP Auth Code

I need an EPP authorization code to transfer my domain to another registrar.

Restrict subdomain access to addon domains

How do I stop people from being able to use the addon domain as a subdomain of the primary domain?

Domain Dispute Policy

As the registrar, we will assist in the following domain dispute, providing the specific criteria is met. The domain has been moved without the domain owner's consent by means of the password or EPP c

Unassign a Domain

This article will explain how to un-assign a domain name from your account.

Domain Name Pricing

What is Domain Name Pricing Structure?

Where to Upload Files for an Addon Domain

I have setup a pointed/addon domain, where should I upload the files for this domain?

Restrict Access to Addon Domains through the Main Domain

I do not want to see addon.maindomain.com. How do I do that?

Enable site statistics for my website

I would like to view the statistics for my website.

Viewing Stats

To view your stats, scroll down to the Logs section of the cPanel Here are different programs that can be used to view your stats. We most recommend awstats When you select your stats program, you ma

Registration Transfer Step 2/4

I am trying to transfer a domain(s) from my current registrar to bluehost. When I fill out the transfer form I cannot get beyond step 2/4. There does not seem to be any "submit" or "next"

Unable to Assign Domain via Domain Manager

I tried to assign a domain through the Domain Manager, but it does not allow me to. What is wrong?

PHP Configuration for Addon Domain

How can I adjust the php settings specifically for an Addon Domain?

Clients in China Are Unable to View My Website

Clients in China are unable to view my website. My website's content doesn't contain any objectionable material.

Domain Privacy for .us Domains

The WHOIS database shows my personal information for my .us domain names. How do I get privacy for the .us domain?

Wildcard Subdomains or DNS

Do you support wildcard subdomains or wildcard DNS entries?

Domain Manager Access without Hosting Account

How can I manage my domains if I no longer have a hosting account?

Newly Parked Domain is Not Functioning

I have already parked the domain, but it does not seem to be functioning, what is wrong?

Domain Coupon

Why does my Domain name show it will expire in only 1 year even though I paid for a three year account?

Domain WHOIS Update and Verification

Per ICANN, your contact information is included on the domain's record in the WHOIS database required information includes your full name, postal address, email address, and voice telephone number

Domain Transfer Troubleshooting

There are multiple reasons why a domain transfer may fail. This article explains several reasons why your transfer may be unsuccessful and what you can do to fix it.

Advanced Tips for Choosing a Domain Name

This article offers suggestions for selecting a domain name that is effective and memorable.

About Domain Names

You need two things to have a successful website and professional email: a domain registration and a hosting account.

How do I enable or disable privacy for a .UK domain?

What is required to modify Domain Privacy for a .UK domain.

Domain Redemption

What to expect when your domain enters redemption