Register a domain with Sitejet
A domain name is the web address (URL) where visitors can find your website. In order for your Sitejet website to be accessible online, you must assign a domain to it. The advantages of having a user-friendly custom domain, and how you can register and use your own domain with Sitejet, are explained in this article.
Table of contents
- "Hosting" means the space provided on servers to make a website available on the Internet
- "Domain" is the "name" of the website that is entered in the address bar of the browser to access the website. The domain always refers to the homepage of the website, while each individual subpage has its own URL (Uniform Resource Locator)
- "Top Level Domain" stands for the short final part of the domain, for example, ".com" is the Top Level Domain for "www.your-website.com"
Sitejet offers hosting for websites, and the ability to purchase and manage associated domains.
Pricing for Top Level Domains
|TLD||USD/year||EUR/year||Setup fee (USD)||Term|
If you need a TLD (Top Level Domain) not listed here, please email us to firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us the desired domain including the corresponding domain extension. We will then reply with a non-binding offer.
Register domains with Sitejet
You will now see a form to check the information that will be used for the domain handle (domain owner information). It will automatically use the information that was entered as customer data for the website but can be manually changed if needed.
Once you click "Register now liable to costs" the domain will be purchased and added to your account. It is up to you whether you pass on the costs directly to your customer or charge the price to your customer within the project. Please note that the domain subscription with Sitejet will automatically renew after a year to ensure continuous ownership of the domain and availability of the website. All information about the renewal date and the upcoming costs for the domain will also be visible in the domain manager.
Cancel a Sitejet domain
If you want to cancel a domain with us, please send an email to email@example.com, and if you want to transfer the domain to another provider via an auth code (also known as an authorization code, EPP code, or transfer key) before that you can find a step-by-step-instruction for that here.
Customize advanced DNS settings
DNS settings manage forwarding to other servers, mail servers, or other IP addresses. You can manage the DNS settings in the Domain Manager. See the section on " Registering Sitejet Domains" for instructions on opening the Domain Manager. In the Domain Manager, click on "Actions" and select "DNS" to go to the DNS settings for a domain registered via Sitejet.
You will find fields for the typically used DNS record attributes. If you want to use more advanced DNS records like SRV please follow these guidelines:
Name: "_*service*._*protocol*" (without ", *something* = placeholder)
Value: "*weight* *port* *target/value/wert/etc.*" (without ", *something* = placeholder)
Please replace for example *weight* with the actual "weight" value required for this specific DNS record. The same goes for the other placeholders. An example would be:
would turn into the following in Sitejet:
|_sip._tls||100||SRV||3600||1 443 sipdir.online.lync.com|
TIP: Correct settings ensure that the website is always accessible. If you are unsure about these settings, our support team would be happy to help you.
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