Is this Domain Available?
This tool will help you find your next (or first?) domain. With so many domains registered these days, it can be daunting trying to find the perfect domain name that is available for registration. Using our domain name search tool, you can search until you find a domain that you like and is available.
- What is a domain name?
You can think of a domain as your home address. Every website on the web basically belongs to a unique domain name.
- Do I have to purchase a domain?
Short answer - yes. Longer answer - absolutely. Full answer - as long as you want to build a website and give other people the possibility to visit your website - you need a domain. However - there are several website builders (such as WordPress.com) that offer you the ability to use their service without using your own unique domain. They will offer you their service and give you a subdomain of your choice (for example:
- How do I check if a domain name is available?
All you need to do is type in a domain name of your choice in the form above and hit enter. You will get your answer within no time.
- What are "New Domains"?
"New Domains" - up until recently there were a few popular TLDs (top level domain, such as
.netetc.) which made it really hard to find the domain of our choice. New domains give more meaning to your domain. If your website will be about an app, you can purchase an
.apptld. If your site will be about bicycles, you can purchase a
.bikedomain. These new domain are incredibly semantic, which make them memorable and thus more meaningful to your potential users.
- How do I buy a domain name?
There is a large number of registrars that you can choose from. Just choose one, type in the domain name and purchase.
- Are there free domains?
Technically no. However, there are several hosting companies that offer a Free Domain if you purchase their hosting. One example of such a company is Bluehost
- What should my domain name be?
Need some inspiration? Use our Domain name generator and get hundreds of domain ideas.