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Domain registration and renewals at extremely competitive prices. Get .UK from as little as £6.99 with our multi-year discounts.
Registering your perfect domain name is a piece of cake, and you will be ready to go within minutes of purchasing.
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Purchase your domain from a company you can trust. The domain name will always be registered with your details so the domain will always remain 100% the property of you as the registrant.
The Certa domain managent panel allows you to administrate all of your domain names, contact information and renewals from one centralised location.
All Certa customer details are held within a secure environment and your data will never be sold to any third party.
Registering a domain name is the first step on your journey to starting a business, community group or blog. We've got a huge choice of domain extensions available for you to buy.
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A personal domain is a custom web address that permits you to take control of your online identity by guiding visitors to any site. If you register www.YourName.com then you can forward it to any website or blog or to other pages you control, like your Facebook or LinkedIn profile pages.
Pointing your personal domain to your Facebook or LinkedIn page increases your online presence, especially if you’re not ready to build your own website. You can control what your visitors see when they go to your site. A personal domain is a great choice for businesses as well. It allows you to control every aspect of your brand, including the address you give to your customers.
A Priority Pre-registration is submitted before a regular Pre-registration, which means the priority improves and your chances of getting the domain name you want increases when it becomes available. Pricing and renewal fees might be higher for Priority Pre-registration and there may also be non-refundable application fees. If you apply for a Priority Pre-registration make sure you do not also apply for the regular Pre-registration. If there are multiple applications for the same domain name, the registry will hold a private auction, with the name awarded to the highest bidder.
All domain extensions follow the same release process. The first registration period is always reserved for Trademark Owners. During the second phase, the Priority Pre-registration, anyone can increase their chances of getting a non-trademarked domain for a fee. Pre-registration comes next and this allows you to get a jump on those who will try to register names during General Availability, which is open to the public. During this final phase, names are awarded on a first come, first served basis.
Competition for some of the new TLDs are very fierce. Pre-registering a domain name might give you an advantage over the others wanting to register the exact same domain name. The earlier you get the domain name in there the more likely you are to get one you want. If more than one person pre-registers the same domain at Certa, all applicants will be invited to a private auction to decide who gets it.
Pre-registering a TLD reserves your place in our queue for that domain. The instant the registration phase opens, we’ll submit your registration electronically using our industry-leading technology to give you an edge. However this does mean you are not guaranteed you will get it. If we are unable to get the name for you, we’ll refund your registration cost. Application fees collected during the Priority Pre-Registration or Trademark phases are non-refundable.
Even if you have pre-registered a TLD you do not have to buy it. You can cancel your pre-registration request and we’ll happily refund your domain fee, however application fees are non-refundable.
The many new domains now becoming available on the web, called generic Top-Level Domains (TLDs). There are the original TLDs like .com, .org, .net. Now with the new domains, your website address can describe who you are or what you do. For example, .photographer, .writer, .secretary etc. these tell visitors something about what you offer. With a new TLD, you have a web address that’s specific to you and easy to remember so you can find more customers online.
The reason why there are new TLD’s are to increase your web naming options. Many of the best and most valuable domain names have already been registered. This has long been a frustration for business owners, forcing them to make up names for their businesses just to find an available domain name. Prices will vary for the new TLD’s, if you want to enquire about choosing a name, then just contact are team to find out more.
Your domain name is the most important part of your online presence; you can customise it to whatever you feel right for your business. It all starts with a search. Within seconds we’ll tell you if that name’s available, and if it isn’t we can suggest others you might not have thought of, including .com and .net to new domains. Your Domain name is completely up to you, for your company to suit your style.
For a professional company, you need a professional web address i.e. a domain name. You will need a domain name that customers remember, otherwise customers might have a hard time finding you or remembering how to get back onto your site.
Finding the right name is as easy via a domain search at Certa Hosting. Just enter the domain you want in the box on the homepage and we’ll let you know if it’s available to be registered.
We’ve got everything you need to get online. We can help you build your website, attract new customers and securing their data when they make a purchase. Certa Hosting has you covered.
Web hosting and a domain name come hand in hand, however they are two different things and function in different ways. Without a domain name there would be no way to access or lead to the information stored in your hosting account. Therefore, the hosting couldn’t function. You will need a domain name before buying web hosting. You can do this by buying a domain name from Certa or if you have a domain name on another hosting platform then you can use that.
Yes, you can. if you transfer your domain to Certa we will extend your renewal date by a year (only applicable to top level domains such as .com, .net etc) or you can simply update your name servers to point at our name servers. You will need to contact your current domain provider directly to make these change. Once you have chosen and purchased a cloud hosting plan, you will be given the option to add an existing domain.
It is very easy to upgrade your website plan. Upgrading your website account will give you access to different versions with more templates and more features.
To upgrade all you have to do is log into your Certa Hosting account and click on website Website Builder then click Options. Then from the Customise tab, you can use the various drop down menus to change your plan, renewal settings, disk space or bandwidth.
Click on the Add Bandwidth section to increase your bandwidth for more than eight months (Additional Recurring Bandwidth) or for a shorter period (Prepaid Temporary Bandwidth). Finally click Checkout if upgrading.
If you exceed your account’s allocated bandwidth, your account will be automatically upgraded to the bandwidth level needed to handle your extra usage by 5GB, 10GB or 15GB. You will be automatically charged for that extra amount. Your account will remain at that more expensive, higher bandwidth level until you manually reset it to the previous lower level.
Yes we do include WordPress as it is one of the most popular online publishing platforms, currently powering more than 26% of the web.
To Install WordPress on Your Hosting Account all you have to do is log in to your account, click Web Hosting and onto the hosting account you want to use, click Manage. In the Popular Apps section, click WordPress and then click Install Now. Then complete the on-screen fields, and then click OK.
Select the domain on your account you want to use. Then enter the directory after the domain name where you want to install WordPress. If you want the domain name itself to use WordPress, the directory field should only have “/” entered. Then enter a Username, a Password (and its confirmation), and an Email Address. WordPress will be installed to your hosting account with the options you selected within 24 hours. When it is complete, you will receive a confirmation email.