The process of registering domain names and arranging web hosting can seem a bit daunting if you are unfamiliar with the process, so if you would like any advice on
either please contact us.
• Register .co.uk domains
• Register .com domains
and all other known domains
• Provide web hosting from £50 per annum
• Arrange your web hosting for you
Domain names and web hosting are purchased as part of your web design package at Sims Designs and we would be happy to help advise you on the best domain name
for your business.
Domain name availability
Web site addresses are known as url's, or domain names. It is always a good idea to check you domain name availability and if necessary think of an alternative.
purchase your domain and hosting on your behalf and all details are forwarded when they are available. It generally takes 48 hours from the purchase of the domain
hosting before the web space is available to use.
Domain names are renewed every two years and web hosting needs to be renewed on an annual basis. We will send you a reminder when both are due or you may receive
one from Nominet
We have a domain name search facility that you can use to check your domain name availability
Free web hosting services
We offer free web hosting services, with all new websites for one year. Web hosting allows your web site to be seen on the world wide web and web hosting is in effect
rented space on a server. After purchasing your domain name, you will need hosting to be able to display your website on the internet. Payment for web hosting packages
is paid on an annual basis and you will be notified by email, as and when it is due for renewal. Once we have set up your domain name and web hosting the next step is to create your new business website design
If you would like any advice or help regarding domain names please contact us or view the frequently asked questions section of this site.