Date: 11/18/19 2 Minutes To Read
Domain registrations cost $15.99 and register a domain name for one full year. The top level domain (TLD) extensions you can register with InMotion Hosting are listed here:
|Available Domain Extensions||.com||.net||.org||.us||.biz||.info|
What about other domain extensions?
While the above TLD extensions are the only ones you can register with InMotion, please keep in mind that you can still host any domain with InMotion by pointing to our nameservers, and adding the domain to your cPanel. There are many other domain extensions that are available as well. There are extensions specific to every country and other more restrictive extensions such as .edu. If you need a domain that has an extension different from the ones we offer, your best bet is to visit Google and do a search for a registrar of that type. For example, if you want a .ca domain, you would do a search for “register .ca domain“.
How to Register a New Domain Name
- Login to AMP.
- Click the Register Domain button in the Manage My Account section.
You will then be on the Order Services page; below is a detailed description of each item.
Enter a Domain Name This is where you will put the domain you want to register. Once you type in a domain, click on “Check availability” to see if the domain is available. If it is not available, you will need to register a different domain. Domain Registration Choose the number of years you want to register the domain. Add Domain Privacy For each new domain you register, you can also purchase Domain Privacy for $12.99 annually. Learn more about Domain Privacy. Billing Information If you want to use your billing information already on file, select it from the drop-down. To pay using a different method, select Add New and enter the new billing details.Note that your billing information must be up to date or you may receive an error to the effect of “You do not have current billing information”. This will then need to be corrected in order to complete domain registration. Payment Method Here you can choose / add a new payment method in AMP, the credit card already in the system or a new card. Terms of Service
You must agree to the Terms of Service to register a new domain. A link is provided with the Terms of Service.
- Once you have put in all your information, click the “Submit” button. Congratulations, you have now registered your new domain. Now, simply add it to your cPanel to begin building the site.
Did you know that whenever a domain name is registered, The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) requires your personal information be published in the WHOIS database? This includes your mailing address, phone number, and email address.
With Domain Privacy Protection from InMotion Hosting, we make our information available to the public instead of yours. This helps protect you from potential spammers, telemarketers, and even identity thieves, all for an additional $12.99 annually. Without Domain Privacy Protection, we are required to use the billing information we currently have on file for your account. This is usually the name and address of the person who subscribed for the hosting account as sign up.
Your name will remain as the registrant contact so that you retain complete ownership of the domain. To register a new domain you will first need to log into AMP. If you need more information about logging into AMP.
Domain Privacy Protection is available with all hosting accounts, including shared hosting, VPS hosting, and our dedicated servers.