Adding an SPF Record to a Domain

SPF, or “Sender Policy Framework,” is a DNS record that can help fend off spammers who would use your address as a cover to send spam. Spammers sometimes try to fake the sent from and reply addresses on emails to make it look like it comes from a reputable address. To discourage this, you can set up an SPF record. […]

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Video: Changing Domain Hosting

Learn how to change domain hosting: Transcript: Hi. Sean here, and I’m going to talk about how to change the main hosting in the Account Control Center. Okay, so let’s say you have a parked domain that shares an IP with a dedicated IP domain and you want to change that IP that it shares […]

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What Types of Domain Hosting are Available?

Topics: Dedicated IP Domain Shared IP Domain Parked IP Domain Weebly Site Builder IP Domain How to Find Your Current Domain’s Hosting Type How to Change Your Domain’s Hosting Type Note: Domain hosting types are not the same as your hosting account type. Domain hosting types refer to the type of IP address associated with […]

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Where do I Change DNS Settings?

You can easily change DNS (Domain Name Services) settings in the Account Control Center (ACC). Where Do I Change DNS Settings in the ACC? Log into the Account Control Center (ACC) Click Domains in the left sidebar Click Manage Your Domain Names in the drop-down  Click the domain name whose settings you want to edit […]

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How Do I Transfer a Domain?

Topics: If You Have a pair Networks Hosting Account If You do not Have a Hosting Account, but do Have a Domains Account Domain Transfer Between Domain Name Management Accounts If you are transferring to pair Domains from an outside source, read the Transferring to Us article for things you should do prior to transferring. If […]

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What is a 500 Error?

A 500 error means something went wrong with the website’s server, but the server could not be more specific on what was wrong. Topics: Common Error Messages Possible Reason #1: Permissions Possible Reason #2: PHP Timeout Possible Reason #3: WordPress Theme/Plugin Issue Possible Reasons #4: .htaccess Possible Reason #5: PHP Memory Limit Common Error Messages: […]

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What is an SPF Record?

Topics: What is an SPF Record? The Details Mechanism The all Mechanism The a Mechanism The mx Mechanism Qualifiers What is an SPF Record? SPF means “Sender Policy Framework.” It is a list of IP addresses that are allowed to send emails for a specific domain. This helps servers weed out spam and phishing emails who try to disguise themselves […]

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Troubleshooting: My Website is Inaccessible

Here are some common reasons why your site may be down. Topics: File Permissions Password Protection Http vs Https Invalid DNS Error   File Permissions What is it? File permissions are assigned to files to establish who can interact with them. If your file permissions are incorrectly configured, it may be keeping your website from […]

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Adding a New Domain to Use with Weebly

View a video of this content: https://www.pair.com/support/kb/video-adding-a-new-domain-to-use-with-weebly/ Weebly is available as an add on service for current Shared Hosting accounts. You can add a Weebly domain to your hosting account by registering a new domain name through the ACC, or by adding a domain that you already have registered elsewhere. To add a domain to be […]

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Using an Existing Domain with Weebly

Weebly is available as an add on service for current Shared Hosting accounts. If you’ve already got a domain on your hosting account, and want to use that domain for a Weebly site, you’ll need to change the domain hosting type in use for that domain. Weebly sites require a special type of hosting in […]

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Testing a Weebly Site Before Launching

View a video of this content: https://www.pair.com/support/kb/video-testing-a-weebly-site-before-launching/ There are many ways to test a Weebly site before it goes live, but the following method allows you to test without having to register and pay for multiple domain names. An overview of the process is as follows: Create a free pairsite.com subdomain that uses Weebly Hosting Develop the […]

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Turning Weebly Off

View a video of this content: https://www.pair.com/support/kb/video-turning-weebly-off/ Weebly is available as an add on service for current Shared Hosting accounts. Turning Weebly off is done by changing the hosting type for the domain that Weebly is using. Warning: turning Weebly off by changing the hosting type for a Weebly domain permanently removes the Weebly site associated […]

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New Domain Information

Why Register a Domain Name? There are many reasons you may want to register a domain name for your site. Your default website address without a domain name looks like this: http://USERNAME.pairserver.com A domain name is easier to remember and looks more professional: http://www.example.com/ Another bonus you get with a domain name is the ability […]

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Existing Domain Information

Determine Which Registrar Handles Your Domain Names To update your domain name information to point to your pair Networks account, you will need to modify it at your current domain name registrar. If you do not remember whom you chose as your domain name registrar, you can do a Whois search to determine whom your registrar is. Update the […]

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Domain Name Services

Topics Domain Hosting Types Dedicated IP Shared IP Parked Domain Adding an Existing Domain to Your Hosting Account pair Domains’ Domains Domains with Other Registrars Adding Domain Name Records for a Domain Name to be Registered Later pair Domains’ Domains Domains with Other Registrars Subdomains Registering Domain Names Domain Hosting Types Dedicated IP Dedicated IP […]

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FAQ- Domain Names

Where do I register my domain name? Can I host multiple domain names on the same account? If so, what account level is required? Do I need to have a domain name in my account? Does each domain name have its own unique IP address? May I use other registrars? I wish to host multiple […]

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