When you want to transfer a domain name from one web hosting company to Kenya Website Experts, there are specific steps to follow. First, before you do anything, make sure you create a free account at Kenya Website Experts. To create an account,click on this link
You are allowed to transfer the domain on your own or provide necessary details to Kenya Website Experts to transfer for you.
- How to transfer the domain
Request your domain provider to unlock the domain and provide you with domain transfer code
2. Enter the domain you’d like to transfer.
3. After purchase, request the domain whois administrative email to authorize the transfer
4. Receive email confirmation of successful transfer
Kenya Website Experts charges Ksh 1,000 for transferring a domain but if you purchase one of their hosting plans, they will transfer for free.
Transfer of Web Hosting and Domain
Step 1: Website and emails backup
Its advisable to do a backup of the account before starting the transfer.
If your current host uses cpanel, please send us your cpanel username and password for us to do the backup for you.
The cpanenl login details should be sent to email@example.com
Step 2: Unlocking and Providing Transfer code
Once the backup has been done,you will be required to request your current host to do the following
i) Unlock the domain
ii) Send transfer code
Step 3: Initiating the transfer
We will then start the transfer, which requires the following approvals
a) Registrant change approval by the domain whois registrant email as shown at http://whois.icann.org
b) Administrative transfer approval by the domain administrative email as shown at http://whois.icann.org
.com .org .net – takes 6 days, strictly counting from the day the above two approvals are executed.
.co.ke .ne.ke .or.ke .ac.ke .sc.ke – takes 1 hour
It’s good that when you want to host your website at Kenya Website Experts,you should also transfer the domain for easy management of your site.It will cost you as little as Ksh 2,100 to host a website at Kenya Website Experts.To start hosting,visit Kenya Website Experts via this link and create a free account.