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Domain Registration: How To Buy A Domain

Let's buy a domain! A domain is what the internet uses to distinguish your website from others. Every domain is made up of a domain extension and a unique domain name

How To Buy A Domain

  1. Log in to your iPage Control Panel.
  2. Go to Domain Central.
  3. Select Register New.
  4. Type the name of the domain you want to buy (example: If you want to buy "your-domain.com", type in "your-domain").

    Important: Also see domain name requirements.

  5. Click Register.
  6. Use the screen that appears to select any number of domains and domain extensions to add to your shopping cart.

    Important: Having Add Domain Privacy checked when you click any Add or Add to Cart buttons will include Domain Privacy with your purchase order. Leave unchecked if you would prefer not to purchase domain privacy. Domains which do not qualify for Domain Privacy will not have domain privacy added even if the box is checked.

  7. Click on your Cart to proceed.
  8. Use the dropdown(s) to select the number of years to purchase.
  9. Click Continue.
  10. Verify your information on the next screen.
  11. Click Continue.
  12. Select your billing method using the on-screen options.
  13. Click CHECKOUT to place your order. Your will be charged immediately and the domain will appear inside of Domain Central usually within minutes of being purchased, however, your domain may require up to 48 hours to fully register onto your account.

If you run into errors while trying to buy your domain, visit our troubleshooting section for guidance.

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