Getting a Domain Name
- Find a domain name that you like and is not already used.
You can check to see if a domain is in use by using
If the domain name you want is taken, try variations. The most common
methods for creating variations on domain names are adding in
dashes(-) or a com or inc suffix(e.g. foobar-inc.com).
- Figure out what capabilities or services you want with your domain.
This can include custom CGI's, Secure Sockets Layer(SSL), anonymous
ftp server, FrontPage, error reports, statistics,
type of server, etc.
- Find a domain hoster who provides
- Register your domain name with them
In addition to whatever the hoster charges for hosting
your domain, you will have to pay $35/year(2 years prepaid initially) to
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