How long will it take for my web hosting account to be set up?
All web hosting accounts are activated in real time, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. We send your welcome email within ten seconds of your account being ordered!
How long will it take for my new domain name to become active?
Domains are registered as soon as you order them, however it can take between 24 and 72 hours for them to become visible on the Internet.
Can I buy a domain name, but not buy web hosting?
Yes, you do not have to buy the web hosting when you buy a domain name.
Does WestHost have a “Control Panel” or some other utility to manage my website?
Yes, WestHost features an enhanced user interface that is fully integrated with cPanel. Our single-sign on control panel gives you access to domain registrations, SSL certificates, and other hosting account features. Our hosting accounts feature cPanel which is the industry leading control panel and provides a rich online environment from where you can manage your web hosting.