Temporary URL for a website Hosted on Hostgator

The temporary URL for a website hosted on Hostgator looks like this:


How to find the IP for your account?

From Windows > Start button > in the search bar type “cmd”.

A black window will open. Then type there “ping yourmainwebsite.com”.

And you will see an IP showing up there like “pinging []..

That is the IP.

“~account” represents the name of the account that you have created under your main account.

A temporary URL is great if you want to test a website before changing its DNS on the registrar.