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Domain Registration: How to Buy a Domain

Let's buy a domain! A domain is what the internet uses to distinguish your website from others. Every domain is made up of a domain extension and a unique domain name

Walkthrough

  1. Log into your Control Panel.
  2. Go to Domain Central.
  3. Select Register New.
  4. Type the name of the domain you want to buy (see domain name requirements).
  5. Click Register.
  6. (Optional) If you do not want Domain Privacy, uncheck Add Domain Privacy.
  7. Click Add To Cart.
  8. (Optional) Use the dropdown(s) to select the number of years to purchase.
  9. Click Continue.
  10. Verify your information on the next screen.
  11. Click Continue.
  12. Select your billing method using the on-screen options.
  13. Click CHECKOUT to place your order. Your will be charged immediately and the domain will appear inside of Domain Central usually within minutes of being purchased, however, your domain may require up to 48 hours to fully register onto your account.

If you run into errors while trying to buy your domain, visit our troubleshooting section for guidance.

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