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Note 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.

Summary

Buying a Domain Name (NameCheap.com)

NB: These instructions are for if you don't have a domain name and need to register one.

Walkthrough

  • Go 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
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