Register a domain
In this article, we will guide you through the process of registering a domain name.
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In order for your Sitejet website to be accessible online you must assign a domain name to it. Custom domain names, e.g. a domain name that contains your company's name, give your website a professional look and feel, strengthen your brand and make it easier for visitors and (potential) customers to find you online.
A domain name is part of an internet address (called URL) on the internet where visitors can find your website, e.g. my-business.com.
A URL is made up of three parts:
- The subdomain (for example: www)
Subdomains are the part that comes before the actual domain. If you like to know more about subdomains, please read this article about subdomains in Sitejet.
- The domain (for example: my-business)
- And the domain suffix, like the top-level domain (TLD). (for example: *.com)
The "Top Level Domain" (TLD) was originally meant to indicate the region in which the website is located. For example, for Germany this is ".de", for Italy ".it", for Spain ".es", and so on. Now, there are more TLDs that have nothing to do with the region, such as ".com" for example (commercial purposes). Generally, when people are discussing a particular domain, the TLD is included anyway even if it isn't technically part of the domain. In Sitejet, when we use the term domain, it includes the domain suffix as well.
The URL would be www.my-business.com and the domain name would be my-business.com.
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.
Cancel a domain
If you want to cancel a domain with us, it is possible to do so by accessing the "Actions" menu. Here you are able to click on "Delete". Deleting the domain will lead to the cancelation of the domain subscription with Sitejet if the domain is registered through us.
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