About Domains

What is a domain name?

A domain name is a unique combination of letters and/or numbers which makes up the web address of your website. For example, webhozt.co.za is our domain name.

Why do I need a domain?

Registering a domain is the first step in establishing an online identity for you or your business. Having a good domain name allows you to create a personalized / customised website including professional looking email addresses.


What else do I need, to get my website or email up and running?

Your domain will be automatically parked with Webhozt until you choose to link it to a hosting or email package. If you want to set up hosting and email, simply purchase one of our packages from as as little as R15p/m.


How long does it take to get my domain registered?

Your domain will be registered instantly. It will take approximately 24 hours for the domain name system records to be updated (or propagate), after which your domain will work perfectly.

How can I get a free domain name?

Simply order one of our Hosting packages and you’ll get a co.za domain for free!  A domain name is valid for a period of 1 year. 


Can I register a domain with you and hosting somewhere else?

Yes, our Domain Manager allows you to register your .co.za domain with us and point it to another ISP or Hosting Provider. In order to point your domain you need to obtain the correct name server or IP address information from your host.



  1. Make the Domain Unique
  2. Make it Easy to Type
  3. Make it Easy to Remember
  4. Keep the Name as Short as Possible
  5. Reject Hyphens and Numbers

How to register a .co.za domain name

Register your .co.za domain name online under 5 minutes, simply browse to -> http://webhozt.co.za/cart.php?a=add&domain=register


How to transfer a .co.za domain name

Simply browse to http://webhozt.co.za/cart.php?a=add&domain=transfer to transfer your .co.za domain to Webhozt.

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