Domain names

How do I register a domain name?

You can register a domain name through any registrar such as NetRegistry, GoDaddy or even Google. You’ll need to pay a registration fee (usually annually but sometimes every 2 years) to secure your domain registration. This gives you the right to the domain name for that period.

How does a domain name work?

Domain names are one of those interesting beasts in the web design world. You can spend a lot of time trying to figure out how they work and there are multiple ways to get to the same solution. We’ve been building websites for over 15 years and there’s still elements about domains that come along and surprise us!

We’re going to do our best to explain in an easy-to-understand way exactly how domain names work. So strap yourself in.

What is a domain name?

A domain name is the address that your website will be known by. For example, our domain name is A domain name is an incredibly important part of your overall business as it’s how people will remember and get to your website (as well as links on other websites and via search engines like Google).