Hw to register a domain

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asked Apr 10, 2019 in Client Zone by Jack Fortune (120 points)

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Good Day Jack,

Please follow the steps below on how to register a domain name with Afrihost:

  1. Go to the Afrihost Order Form.
  2. Click on the ‘Web Domains’ tab.
  3. Select ‘Domain Registration’.
  4. You will now be presented with two options:
    • Domain Parking
      Domain parking enables you to register and reserve a domain name for future use. It is a good way to ensure that a domain name you wish to use in the future will not be registered by someone else in the meantime.
    • Domain Pointing
      Domain forwarding or pointing is the rerouting of a domain name to another web address. You can point any domain name you own to any other domain name of your choice.
  5. For this article, we’ll be selecting Domain Parking.
  6. Click on ‘New Domain’, to register a new domain that does not exist yet.
  7. Next, enter the domain name you want to register in the search box to ensure that the domain name is available.
  8. All available domains will be listed on the right. Make sure that your domain name is selected and click on ‘Next Step’.
  9. You will now be taken to your shopping cart. Please check your domain details and click on ‘Checkout’ to complete your order.

For further more information on how to register a domain name, please follow the link below to our Help Centre:


If you require further assistance, please 
send a message to our WhatsApp helpline: https://whatsapp.afrihost.com
or visit our Help Centre: https://help.afrihost.com/
or see our FAQ page: http://faq.afrihost.com

Thank you

answered Apr 11, 2019 by AfriClaire (26,810 points)