Buying a Domain on ecomz Ecomz Technical Support November 12, 2020 11:37 Updated Learn about the different types of domains and a how to buy your own on ecomz! Buying a Domain ■ Own your personal domain name ⭐Tip: If you already have one then you can skip this part and start learning how to point it to ecomz. It is mandatory to own a custom domain (www.yourdomain.com) when creating an online store, if that’s not the case then you can purchase it directly here or any third-party domain name provider. Keep in mind that the domain name is an essential part of your brand identity, so make sure you choose an easy-to-remember name. You can pick any domain you want as long as it’s not already taken. It’s important to note that ecomz offers competitive market price domains with no hidden fees whatsoever and every purchase is registered for one year or more and you can renew it in order to keep ownership of it even if you decide to close your online store. ■ Different domain types ⭐Tip: When purchasing a domain name, try to go for the .com extension since it’s the most popular and widely recognized suffix for e-commerce. If it was taken, try to search for more common domain extensions or even country suffixes. Note: You can visit domain auctions such as sedo.com if you’re opting for a premium domain or hugedomains.com if you’re planning on buying a branded domain. These 2 platforms offer you the advantage of negotiating the price of the domain with its current owner. ■ Top-Level domains (TLD) most popular for e-commerce ■ Common domains This is the most widespread type of custom domains and it’s defined by, but not limited to, the following suffixes: .com .co .me ■ Other domains These domain names are mostly used by online businesses and e-commerce websites mainly to reflect the industry they’re in or the type of store they’re running. The most common are: .store .shop .boutique .clothing .florist .gift .shoes .watch .expert .trade .training .info .org .biz .net ■ Country domains This type of domain names is linked to the location or country of the owner and/or the business. Some of the suffixes found in this type are: .us .ca .ae .co.uk .com.lb ■ Buying a domain name with ecomz ⭐Tip: Pay less by choosing to buy your new custom domain name from ecomz with .coms starting from as low as 9.99$ per year! Keep in mind that these domains vary in terms of pricing because of several factors such as name popularity, extension,... so make sure you check all the prices before settling on a purchase. ■ Step by step guide on buying a domain through ecomz Note: These steps describe the process of buying a domain through ecomz only and some procedures may differ if you use a different domain manager. Step 1: Head to your ecomz admin account Navigate to Admin menu > My Store (1) >Domains (2). Click on Buy a new domain (3) in the top right corner. Step 2: Find the domain You can access this page as well by heading to domains.ecomz.com. Write the domain name you’d like to purchase in the text box and click search. The results will show all extensions along with their respective prices. ⭐Tip: In some cases, the domain name you’re going for can be unavailable or owned by someone else. Try to access the respective page, if it happens not to load then there’s a chance you can purchase that domain by contacting its current owner who can be tracked through the “whois domain tool” such as whois.domaintools.com or www.whois.net. Step 3: Buy the domain Choose the extension you want by clicking on the Add to cart button next to it. When you’re done shopping, click on "Continue to Cart" You can choose whether to buy a Full Domain Privacy & Protection, Ultimate Domain Protection & Security, or None of them. Then press Continue to Cart. Make sure you read the disclaimers by pressing on View Offer Disclaimers and finish by pressing on Check Out. Proceed to create an account or sign in if you already have one. Enter your billing information and press on Save. Insert your Payment details and press on Save. Check all information and press on Complete Purchase. Once this process is complete, you can log in to your domain manager and from the Account Settings section you can modify important information such as: Renewals & billings: manage recurring payments or set your domain name to automatically renew so you wouldn’t lose it. Payment method: manage all billing information, from credit cards to payment accounts. Delegate access: manage the accounts you can access and allow other users to access your own account. That's all when it comes to buying a domain on ecomz! Got further questions, or simply want to say hi, our 24/7 support team is always there! Head to our live chat, email us on email@example.com, or visit our Community forum to discuss and share ideas and thoughts with the ecomz creative community! Was this article helpful? Yes 0 No 0 comments Have more questions? 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