Website, FTP & Email Settings:
You will find all your settings on your control panel. Logon
with your username and password here:
http://my.aboutwebsitehosting.com. After you logon,
click 'website settings' then click the 'site summary' link to
the right of the domain you are working on.
If your domain name is already registered, but is still
pointing to or parked at another host/registrar, you'll need to
change the DNS settings to point to our servers.
AboutWebsiteHosting.com DNS Settings:
Note that some name registrars need only the names while others
ask for both the names and the numbers (below).
Changing DNS Settings:
Changing DNS settings is done at the registrar where you
initially reserved your domain name. Changes to your DNS
settings require up to 48 hours to take effect. The reason for
this is that all of the DNS records on servers around the world
have to be refreshed with your new settings. This is called
DNS Propagation - Temporary Settings:
Until the DNS for your domain name gets updated, use this
address to access your website:
Note that this trick can be used with your Internet browser and
website editing programs like FrontPage.
http://mail.yourdomain.com - Be sure to change
yourdomain.com to the name of your domain.
* alternate logon at
http://mail.canadawebhosting.ca using full email address and password.
POP3 and SMTP Server settings:
mail.yourdomain.com - note below regarding outgoing mail /
Outgoing Mail Problems - SMTP Blocked?
Most of the large ISP's now are requiring that messages be
sent through the ISP's mail system to reduce the amount of spam
originating from their networks. You can test this by doing the
Go to start, run type telnet mail.yourdomainname.com 25
(substituting yourdomainname.com for your actual domain name)
press enter. You should see a telnet window that returns telnet
mail.yourdomainname.com 25 Trying 22.214.171.124... Connected to
mail.yourdomainname.com. Escape character is '^]'. 220
mail.plhosting.com ESMTP If you see anything other than 220
mail.plhosting.com ESMTP then you must use your ISP's mail
server for outgoing smtp as Your ISP is blocking connections on
port 25 to our mail system.