If you have already purchased a plan at 10Web but don’t have a domain yet, your next step is to purchase a domain name and register it at 10Web, in other words, point your domain using 10Web nameservers. Here is what you’ll need to do:
- Choose a domain registrar
- Choose an available domain name and purchase it
- Point domain to 10Web
What is a Domain Name Registrar
A domain name registrar is a company that sells unique domain names and where your domain is registered. Some examples of domain name registrars are:
- Google Domains
How to Purchase a Domain Name
The process of purchasing a domain name is different for each registrar. For purposes of demonstration, we will be using GoDaddy.
Once on their website, click on domains to get started. In the search field, enter the domain name you would like to use. Look through the available options and choose one that is best for you by clicking Add to Cart.
Click on Continue to Cart to proceed with the purchase.
Choose any of the extra features that you would like, then click Continue to Cart.
Select the duration of your domain name registration.
If you already have an account, at this point you can sign in to complete the purchase or create an account to complete the purchase.
Once logged in, you’ll be prompted to choose a payment method. Fill in all the necessary information, click Save then Complete Purchase.
Congratulations! You now have a domain name.
10Web offers premium DNS, and for your website to perform at it’s best, we recommend using our nameservers for your domain. Here are the steps involved in pointing your domain to 10Web.
- Log into your 10Web Dashboard
- Click on the website you would like to add the newly purchased domain
- Add domain name
- Replace default nameservers at your domain registrar with 10Web nameservers
Click Save and wait for propagation.