Buying a domain name is the first step you can take in having your own website. What is a domain name? a domain name is the name of your website, for example this website’s domain name is 247howto.com that means that no other website will bear this same name again except we choose to sell it or stop renewing it which will lead to its expiration giving another fellow the ability to purchase it.
There are many domain companies that offer domain name registration services but our article is specifically for South Africans and as we usually do in 247howto we are going to take time to explain in details how to go about this. Getting a domain that ends with the .com extension is very easy, take a look at list of companies that offer such services some of them are based in USA while some are from other countries but not all of them offers some country website extensions or local domains such as .co.za, .durban, .joburg, .capetown and .org.za. Here’s the list;
All the above domain companies offer both domain name registration and hosting of the website. Hosting is what stores all the information of your website on a server so that it can be accessed through the internet. There are also other domain companies in South Africa that offers such services too, it includes;