Use our tips to find the best domain name for your new website.
All great domain names are short and memorable. Making it easy for new customers to find your business online is key.
The ideal domain should be simple - avoid misspellings and words that could be mispronounced easily.
After all, it’s your business's home on the web. Your brand name should be the front and centre of your perfect domain name.
With hundreds of TLDs up for grabs, it’s often better to think local and choose a country-specific extension such as .co.uk
You will need to run a domain check the domain name availability of the name and domain extensions that you want to register.
Settled on the ideal domain name? You may need to manually check you are not infringing on someone else's copyright or trademarks.
Whether you need assistance with your domain name search or help setting up your new domains. Our team of experts are on hand to help get set up.
We have been registering domain names for over 14 years. We are an accredited Nominet member and operate our own ISP tag.
Our domain control panel allows you to easily manage your nameservers, auto-renewals and privacy settings and more.
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We offer a free domain search tool which you can use to check the availability of your desired website name. To check domain availability you should first enter the name you wish to purchase into the domain name search bar and click 'search'.
Our domain checker will look up the name you entered to check if the name is available for registration and provide you with the result of the specific domain you entered, along with some generated suggestions that you may want to consider.
Choosing the right domain name for your business is vital to your online success. To protect your name online, you should look at registering multiple different TLDs (if they are available) to prevent domain squatting, protect your intellectual property and improve your overall SEO.
When registering a new domain, there are some restrictions which you should be aware of. These vary depending on which top level domain you are registering, and which countries it is associated with.
All domain names must be formed of letters, numbers and hyphens; no other special characters are allowed. Hyphens must be surrounded by characters and cannot be used at the beginning or end of a domain. The domain length varies by TLD but generally is between 3 and 63 characters long.
Domains must be unique - the specific domain name that you are looking to register must not already be used by someone else. You can check for an available domain name using our domain name search tool.
Once you have placed an order for your desired domain name, our team will work fast to approve your order. If you are an existing customer, the domain is registered instantly and will be available for you to use straight away.
You are not required to add www infront of your domain name, this is actually a subdomain which you can choose wether ot use or not when you are setting up your website for the first time. Generally, both www and non-www versions should resolve, and one should redirect to the other - depending on your personal choice.