Buying a Domain Name for my website

Posted October 28, 2014 32.8k views

Hi, I think I am misunderstanding something. I need to set-up a server with a domain on the internet which currently I don’t own. I created my server with the name, and made the entry relating the IP to the domain name that I would like to use, but I’ve not found where to pay for the domain name. Is this included with the previous step? Do you also sell the domain name or should I buy it from someone else? I know for now is not taken.
Thank you.

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Digital Ocean at the moment does no offer domain registration services.
You will need to purchase one from a supplier like or Since you already setup the records on digital ocean dns section you’ll need to point the name server records to, and for it to take effect.

Hope this helps.
If you have further questions, you can post it here as a followup.

Cheers. :)

If digitalocean registered domains I would definitely move everything to digital ocean. It’s just so nice to have everything in one place.

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