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Obtain your own domain by accessing a domain registrar service. Check for name availability, and if your name is available, secure it by agreeing to the purchase terms and paying for the domain. More »

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A domain name is a unique address on the Internet that identifies computers and networks. It works as a part of the Domain Name System through which a user can assign an alphanumerical designation to an IP address, makin... More »

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The process of purchasing a domain requires that the user first figure out a domain name. The user must then find a registrar that sells the domain and make sure the chosen domain is a top-level domain. More »

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Register a domain name by finding a domain name registrar, selecting a domain name and paying for the service. Most domain name registrars offer other services such as web hosting and web design. More »

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To turn a profit, Bitly sells the user traffic data it collects to marketers, and offers a paid version of its service that allows website owners to use its URL shortening and tracking technologies with their own domain ... More »

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People can use a "whois" service to determine who is registered as the owner of a domain. However, domain registrars often provide services to protect the privacy of the domain owner, and registrars have various processe... More »

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Search tools that show you where a domain name is registered are WHOis and GoDaddy. In order to use WHOis, enter the particular domain name into the provided search box on WHOis.net and then press the "GO" icon. More »

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