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Domain Name Registration Checklist

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Domain name registration checklist. The first step towards establishing your online presence and website is to find the right domain name and register it. 

This domain name registration checklist gives you the process to get your own new business website domain name registered. 

So what is a Domain name? Domain names are the address of your website that people type in the browser to visit your website. Think of it like this; if your website were a house, the domain name would be its address. 

Once you have registered your domain, you need to start thinking about web hosting services.

Domain Name Registration Checklist

Name Ideas

List ideas for names. Think easy to pronounce, spell, memorable, and as short as possible.

Use your keywords and brand name in the domain name search but avoid names that are similar to your competition.

Registration Company​

A company that lets you register and purchase domain names.
Example Godaddy.com, 123reg.co.uk, Google Domains

Check Availability

Enter the domain name you want to register in the search box.

It will check the name you suggested and often give you similar suggestions if the one you request is not available

Domain Name Extension

Domain Name Extension or domain suffix is the last part of a domain name for example .com suffix is by far the most popular and most recognised.

Popular domain suffixes include .com, .net, and .co.uk but there are many more domain suffixes.


Where is your website run from? Website Hosting Checklist.

Once you have hosted your website and started creating content you need to think about verifying your website with Google search console verification. This makes them aware that you own the website / domain and will start the process of getting listed on Google and other search engines. 

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