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Domain, hosting and email
Get your business online with one simple package!
To get your business up and running online you need 3 things: a domain, emails and hosting - and Duport’s complete package provides all 3.
Our complete package gives you everything you need to set up your own business website - something that’s essential for everyone, whether you’re selling online, work in trade, have a shop or simply need a web presence in case someone Googles you!
Or if you’re not quite ready to get yourself online, you can always secure your domain name and ensure it can’t be used by someone else. Then you can add hosting and email whenever you’re ready.
This complete domain, hosting and email service is ideal for anyone who plans to put their business online.
- Domain name registration
- Professional website hosting
- 100 email addresses and mailboxes
- Unlimited disk space & bandwidth
- Unlimited MariaDB databases
- Online technical support
Still have questions? Here are the answers to some of the most common questions people ask about domains
A domain is an address on the internet. The real address is a complex number, but the domain names we use are recognisable words that connect with that number. Special electronic lists match up your domain name with a real location on a computer that is permanently connected to the internet. We create settings within those lists to send and receive your email and to enable people to find your website.
How do I send email as email@example.com?
To do this you will need to set up the email address with your hosting provider. Once set up you will need to enter your mail settings into a Mail Client, such as Microsoft Outlook, Mac Mail or on a device (phone or tablet). The mail settings will be available from your host provider. If you opt to use Duport you will also have access to Web Mail. Web mail allows you to access your emails from any computer or device without the need to set up your email in a mail client. If you require mail settings for a mail client please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What is the best domain suffix for a new business?
The most commonly known domain suffixes are .com, .co.uk and .uk. For easy recognition and branding, you would normally want to use one of these. For UK businesses, we would generally recommend using .co.uk or .uk whereas if you are intending to trade overseas and don't want to be considered as primarily a UK company we would suggest that you pick a .com.
Can I use any name?
You may use any combination of letters and numbers adjoined by hyphens in your domain name. You can use a maximum of 63 characters (including the suffix), though you should consider how easy it will be for your customers, clients, partners, staff or friends to remember. You will find that a lot of the most obvious (and desirable) domains are already taken, but you can be imaginative and find a creative and memorable alternative.
When I buy a domain, does that mean I will also have a website?
No, a website must be designed for your domain and must be 'hosted' on a web server (a special type of computer that is permanently connected to the internet). If you opt to use Duport to host your domain you will have access to Wordpress where you can create your own free website. If you are looking for a designed or customised website you would need to employ the skills of a professional website developer. Once you have the site designed the developer will be able to upload your site to our server.
Need some help?
If you need a little advice on the best options for you, or have a question that's not in our FAQ, Duport's expert team are here to help. Give us a call during office hours or email us any time and we'll help you out.