How To Buy A Domain Name From GoDaddy [Step-by-Step]

Buying a domain name is the first step in starting a blog or website. The domain name is the unique name of your blog/site.

For example, is our domain name. Whenever you type this domain name on your browser, you will enter our website.

If you plan to purchase a domain name, you are in the right place. In this post, I will show you how to buy a domain name from GoDaddy for $11.99.

Before moving further, I’d love to give you some tips on choosing a good domain name.

  • Go with the .com extension if available.
  • Keep it easy to spell and remember.
  • Avoid copyright violations. You can’t use a brand name on your domain.
  • Avoid hyphens, numbers, and obscure terms.
  • Use a domain name generator like Namelix.

Once you’ve determined the name of your domain, it’s time to buy your desired domain name.

Follow these simple steps to buy (register) a domain name from GoDaddy.

Step 1: Go to GoDaddy and Search for Your Desired Domain

First, go to and type your desired domain name and click on the ‘Search’ button.

Step 2: Check the Domain Availability and Add It To The Cart

If the domain name is not available, it will be shown in the ‘Domain Taken’ tab. And it will suggest you some available domain names and a great alternative.

If the domain name is available, it will show “Your domain is available”. Just click on the ‘Make It Yours’ button. (Make sure your domain name’s spelling is correct).

Then click on the ‘Continue’ button.

Step 3: Continue to Cart

Then it will ask you if you want to protect your domain name. It’s not necessary. Select ‘No Domain Protection’ and click on the ‘Continue to Cart’ button.

Step 4: Create an Account on GoDaddy

On the next step. click on the ‘I’m Ready to Pay’ button.

Then it will ask you to create an account. You can quickly create the account with your Facebook or Gmail account.

Step 5: Enter Your Billing & Account Information and Complete the Payment

Now enter your personal information and click on the ‘Save’ button.

Then select your payment method and make the payment.

Complete your payment. Your account will be activated automatically, and you will get a confirmation message in your email. You will also get your login details there.

That’s it. Now you have a domain name.

After buying the domain name, connect it your hosting, install WordPress, and select a website template, and get started.

Also Read: I Bought a Domain Name, Now What?


Hope this tutorial helped you to register a domain name from GoDaddy. If you have any questions regarding this, feel free to ask us via comment.

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