Most of the web hosts will register a domain name for you when you are ordering a web hosting plan, but they are usually expensive. You can save some money by rather using one of these domain registrars.
A small list of popular domain registrars and their prices
- Dynadot – $8.99/year .com and FREE whois privacy. A great domain registrar that has live chat support and is really cheap!
- Name.com – $12.99/year .com and $4.99/year whois privacy. Easy to use and tidy designed interface for registration and management of domains. Occasional sales with various discount. E-mail support.
- 1&1 – $15.17/year .com and FREE whois privacy – $0.99 .com and .org first year for new customers, and also discounts on other domain extensions for the first year of registration. 1&1 also offers lots of hosting plans starting at $0.99/mo. You can compare them here.
- Namecheap.com – $12.16/year .com and $2.88 whois privacy – FREE whois privacy first year for every domain.
Free domains when buying hosting
Note that a lot of web hosts give away free, 1 year, domain registrations when ordering web hosting plans with them. Read more about and compare over 50 offers including free domains.