How can I find the correct IP address/temporary URL for my hosting account?

The below instructions will show you how to find some of the key information you’ll need when setting up your hosting account, such as your IP address and how to preview your site.

Simply click on a title below to skip to the most appropriate FAQ. You can also click the Top button to return and make another selection.

The following steps apply to Web Hosting plans purchased after July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased after August 2020 (cPanel):

Step 1 of 3

Start by accessing your dashboard.


Step 2 of 3

From there, select Server within the Settings box.

Click Server


Step 3 of 3

You will now see your IP address below.

IP Address


Web Hosting plans purchased before July 2020 and Premium Hosting plans purchased before August 2020

Step 1 of 4

Start by logging in to your 123 Reg Control Panel.


Step 2 of 4

From there, select Web Hosting or Premium Hosting within the ‘Manage active products’ section, depending on which product you wish to use.

Next, select Manage opposite the ‘(bought before XX/XX/XX)’ option.

Manage Legacy hosting


Step 3 of 4

You will then see an overview of your hosting packages. Select Manage for the hosting package you wish to check your details for.


Step 4 of 4

You will now see an overview of each site you have on your hosting package.

Click Details for the domain name you want to view the details for. You will then see the IP address and temporary URL for the website.


If purchased before April 2015

Every Linux hosting account by default offers a preview URL which you can use if needed to check what the web site may look like before launching the site.

Your URL will look like this example:

Your IP address is the IP address provided within the welcome email sent to you when you first purchased the package. will be the domain name for the web site, please change this value to include your domain name.