Making DNS Nameserver Changes at

Domains purchased through Godaddy are fully supported on InMotion Hosting servers. To get a Godaddy domain working with us, the nameservers have to point the domain to our DNS server while making sure to add it to your cPanel if it isn’t your primary domain. It’s a quick process so let’s get started! Not currently Read More >

Domain Registration Validation Requirements

The governing body for domain names on the internet – the Internet Corporation of Names and Numbers (ICANN)- applied new rules on identity validation when changes are made to a registered domain name. These changes went into affect as of January 2014 and involve all domain registrars and generic top-level domains (gTLDs). Domain registrars are Read More >

What to do if you didn’t get the confirmation email from Melbourne IT for a domain transfer

What is the Melbourne IT Authorization Email? If you have initiated the transfer of a domain to InMotion, then the final step to confirm the transfer process is to click on the confirmation link in an email from the domain registrar, Melbourne IT. You will then see a form that requires that you enter your Read More >

How to Move files after a Primary Domain Change

After you have completed the request to have your primary domain changed to another domain name, you still have the task of removing the old primary domain files, transferring the new website files, or simply building a new website. The following instructions use the file manager within the cPanel to illustrate the location of the Read More >

How to Lookup WHOIS Information for a Domain

When maintaining a domain name, sometimes the domain registrar and domain information needs to be retrieved. To retrieve the information of your domain, you will need to look up the WHOIS information. This can be done several ways. When looking up your WHOIS information , the information provided looks like the following ( was used Read More >

How to set DNS records for 3rd party services

Navigation: Website hosted by 3rd party with email at InMotion Website hosted by InMotion with email at 3rd party In this article we’ll go over how you can modify your domain’s DNS records, in order to split up your various services between multiple hosting providers. In most cases the average website owner will have all Read More >

What is a Nameserver?

Navigation: Name servers? What am I using? InMotion’s name servers Update name servers Related: Custom name servers Vanity name servers Updating your domain’s name servers In this article we’ll explain what a nameserver is, and how name servers are used to direct the traffic of your website to a specific web server at a web Read More >

Using custom name servers

Navigation: Our public name servers Using our name servers? Activating custom name servers Related: What is a name server? Vanity name servers Updating your domain’s name servers A custom name server allows you to run your own name server to respond to DNS requests for your domains. You can also decide to setup custom name Read More >