Step 1 – Choose a Domain Name

Updated July 1, 2016

The first step in making a website is acquiring your own unique domain name. A domain name is your own personal Internet address. My domain name is

Watch the following video for details or, if you’re feeling adventurous, head over to Namecheap and buy your domain name. Namecheap is a domain registrar. They sell domain names. And if you use my link to sign up you’ll help me out.

Why Namecheap? Their user interface is the most user-friendly I’ve found, their customer service rocks and there are no hidden costs or fees, unlike many other registrars. I have purchased all my domain names from Namecheap.

  1. Choose a domain name that’s short and memorable.
  2. Purchase privacy protection. It’s important.
  3. Write down all passwords.

How to Make a WordPress Website – 2016 – Get a Domain Name

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