Daily Archives: July 30, 2015

Tidying Domains

So, the plan is this:

  1. Move all my domains to a new registrar, get them all in one place. That place is hover.
  2. Create a new squarespace account.
  3. Point www.murky.org at squarespace, and point blog.murky.org at WordPress. This will break some existing links, but that’s a price I’m willing to pay.
  4. I don’t know whether to nuke the blog given that it’s rather neglected.

The first step of moving to hover is underway.

I first had to go to the existing registrar and ensure that the domain was unlocked and the admin email was set to something that I could access. I then entered the domain details into hover and then the process is underway. I also had to enter a code that I got from the admin pages from my existing registrar.

Hostmonster (one of my old registrars) sent me an email with a confirm or abort request. By confirming the change could happen straight away – so kudos to them. I was going to move the blog away from hostmonster, but I’m strongly considering leaving it there purely to that little bit of niceness. Without this there is a five day waiting period – I’m still waiting for this to elapse for the ‘Easily’ registrar (there may be a way to speed this up too, but it’s not obvious).