Internet Channel now offers 'Vanity' Domain Name Service for Personal Dialup. This new feature allows Inch Account holders to associate a domain name with your 10M of personal web space.
There is NO charge for this service.
This standard charge includes hosting of your domain name, email forwarding for your domain, as well as 'linking' your domain name to your personal web space. Usage of Vanity Domain Name Service requires that web site content be limited to only personal web information. Any type of business or advertising information will need to be upgraded to an Internet Channel Web Server. Be sure to locate your WWW files in your 'public_html' directory to ensure availability to your web page viewers.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Vanity Domain Name Service?
A: Vanity Domain Name Service is a feature available to Internet Channel subscribers with Personal Dialup Accounts. It enables you to link a domain name to your personal web space normally located at www.inch.com/~(username)/
How much will this cost me?
A: Vanity Domain Name Service is free of charge. You pay nothing for this service.
What if I don't have a domain name?
A: If your domain name is available, you can register one directly with an Internet Channel representative. Simply call 212.243.5200 to speak with a representative. You may also check out our domain name service page. The charge for a domain name is $70 for 2 years. This fee will be charged to you by Verisign.
How do I check if a Domain Name is available?
A: Click Here to check Domain Name availability with Network Solutions (Verisign).
What type of web page am I allowed to have with a Vanity Domain?
A: You are limited to posting only non-business, non-advertising, personal web information. Any web information posted that does not confirm to these restrictions will result in a suspended vanity domain name. In order to reactivate the account, the non-conforming information will need to be removed, or upgrade to a web server.
What will happen to my current web address of http://www.inch.com/~username/ ?
A: This will still remain the same, the new adress of www.yourdomainname.com will also point to this site, so you are free to use whichever web address you like. You will probably want to redirect people to your index.html page inside the public_html folder used by our vanity domain service.
How do I setup service?
A: Simple, call 212.243.5200 to set service up, or you may also email firstname.lastname@example.org to setup an account.