Here is list of quick 5 steps which you can consider while buying a domain name
- Search for a relable domain name registrar.
- Lookout for your domain name, Dont forget to check the suggested domains
- Select and finalize your domain name choice.
- Choose a domain name TLDs(top level domain, such as .com , .io, .in, .net.
- Purchase the Domain & Verifiy the Domain ownerships
WHAT IS THE DOMAIN NAME?
Domain mame is simply a address that users types into the browser while opening a website. It is basically your brand name , name or company name, or name of your favorite word which you want as a website. This domain name directly maps to the numeric IP address Kubernetes and databases. Top example of domain name are Google.com, Amazon.com, Facebook.com
1. SEARCH FOR A RELIABLE DOMAIN NAME REGISTRAR
Search for a reliable domain name registrar. As per some of web advisor companies’ ratings & reviews below are the few of the reputed Domain Registrar & their respective rating for your reference.
- Google Domains(4.7*)
- Network Solutions(2.8*)
- Bigrock India
Well, search above in Google and go through their search domain option , Han. I guess that’s what you’re best at, ain’t it? I don’t know what you’re thinking about, just do it now.
2. LOOKOUT FOR YOUR DOMAIN NAME, DON’T FORGET TO CHECK THE SUGGESTED DOMAINS
You can search the respective word on google.com, hostinger or the other domain registrar. you can also research Using Google Adword Google Keyword Planner, Ubersuggest, or from the below list of popular keyword research tools. These tools will help you to get a diversified list of the words and related synonym words which can be used as a domain name as per your need.
- Google Keyword Planner
- Moz Keyword Explorer
- Ahrefs Keywords Explorer
3. SELECT AND FINALIZE YOUR DOMAIN NAME CHOICE
After looking into the several suggested domain names through keyword research tools or from the domain register like Godaddy, bigrock, name.com etc or from the above suggested popular domain providers. You need to shortlist a few names from it. For this you need to keep in mind it should be a small one or maximum of two words that define your business or your identity while others or customers are searching for you or your products or services.
At this stage, you need to dedicate the time to discuss in your professional network and your colleagues or with your think tank while finalizing a domain name for your company or yourself. This is the most critical step As this defines The Identity of your product or services so do it carefully.
4. CHOOSE A DOMAIN NAME TLDS(TOP LEVEL DOMAIN, SUCH AS .COM , .IO, .IN, .NET.
While choosing a domain name You need to keep in mind that you select the right TLD for your business product or services. TLD stands for top-level domain, You can also call it domain suffix. For example .com, .in, .net, .gov etc. TLDs are divided into below categories.
Generic TLDs (gTLDs) – These are the most common domain names which can be seen on the internet, such as ‘.com’, ‘.net’, and ‘.org’ etc.
Sponsored TLDs: these domains are reserved or restricted for professional or geographical communities. As an example, ‘.app’ is intended for the app developer community which is sponsored by Google. Similarly, the ‘.gov’ is intended for the use of the USA government and is sponsored by the GSA or General Services Administration.
Country-code level TLDs (ccTLDs) – these domains are reserved or restricted for use by countries, territories or sovereign states. As an examples are ‘.in’ or .co.in(India) ‘.uk’(United Kingdom), ‘.cn'(china), ‘.au’ (Australia), ‘.ru'(Russia) and ‘.jp’ (Japan).
Infrastructural TLDs: This comprises only a single TLD:- ‘.arpa’. Named for the DARPA, the ‘.arpa’ was the first TLD ever created by U.S. military research organization for the modern Internet and is now reserved for the infrastructural duties, such as executing the reverse DNS lookups.
Reserved TLDs(RTLD): There are few TLDs on a reserved list. they are permanently kept at unavailable for use. As an example, ‘.localhost’ is permanently reserved for local computer environments only, and ‘.example’ is permanently reserved for use in example demonstrations
5. PURCHASE THE DOMAIN & VERIFY JUST THE ONE THAT THE DOMAIN OWNERSHIPS
i) Search domain name in hostinger or with any other domain registrar.
ii) Add to Cart
iii) Checkout process to buy a domain
iv) Registration process of domain name
v) Checkout Payment Options during domain purchase
vi) Payment button for making the domain purcase payments.
vii) Finish the Domain Registration
After completing the payment, you will be redirected to your domain registrar control panel. You need to fill all the required fields like your name, address, email, city, country, etc to complete the domain registration. Once details are submitted, your domain registration will be processed. Later you can also edit/modify the details from your domain control panel. Once done, you will get an email notification.
viii) Email Verification of Domain Name Ownership
The last step to verify the domain ownership & contact information is clicking on the email verification link which you have received through email. it is recommended to verify the email instantly as waiting is only 15 days otherwise you will get the temporary suspension from the domain registry. That’s all is there to book a domain. now you can proceed to buy your hosting plan
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