Select your domain
Come up with a short, catchy domain name relevant to your site's focus. Common endings are .com, .org, or .net. You could also consider new domain extensions like .site, .blog, or .shop.
Check domain availability
Use your registrar's domain search to see if the name you want is unregistered. Try adding keywords or hyphens if your first choice isn't available.
Register your domain
When you find an available domain you like, follow the registrar's checkout process to buy and register it. Registration periods usually range from 1-10 years.
To point your domain to shared hosting:
To point your domain to a cloud server:
Renew and manage
Renew your domain registration annually so it doesn't expire. Update nameservers or A records if you switch web hosts.
Launch your site!
With your domain purchased and configured, you can start creating an awesome new website!