WARNING: THIS VIDEO REFERS TO OLDER VERSIONS OF WORDPRESS OR EXTERNAL WEBSITES. While the general principles demonstrated may remain the same, specific details may differ greatly from when this was recorded.
NameCheap changed their website design a couple of weeks after we recorded this video! Their new site looks slightly different than it does in this video, but the basics are all remain the same - you can still follow this video.
Buying a Domain Name (NameCheap.com)
NB: These instructions are for if you don't have a domain name and need to register one.
WalkthroughGo to Domain Registrar: we use Namecheap
Check Domain is Available
Check .com and .net or .org boxes as appropriate to your needs
If your choice is not available search again
If it is available make your selection, hit Add to Cart
Google "Namecheap Coupon" and enter the result in Coupon Code box, hit Apply Coupon
(This is NOT a crucial step and can be left out)
With or without a Coupon, ensure your details are correct and click Express Checkout
If you have an account sign in. If you don't sign up for an account, button on lower right
Ensure your domain name spelling is correct, as is the price
We suggest you allow the WhoIsGuard for greater anonymity
Click your preferred method of payment and hit Proceed to Secure Payment
Confirm detail and hit Proceed button on Bottom Left
Wait while they register your domain
Review the Summary page and hit continue. You have just successfully registered your domain