Question: How Do I Use My Domain?

What do you do with a domain name?

A domain name is an address that people use on the internet, whether for websites or for email.

It’s a string of characters which usually spells out a word, a company name or person’s name.

You can buy domain names from a domain registrar such as GetDotted.com, and they can be incredibly useful things (see below).

How do I connect my domain to my hosting?

Adding domains to your hosting plan

  • Log into your hosting cPanel.
  • Click on Addon Domains, located under the Domains section.
  • Enter in the domain in the New Domain Name section.
  • Once the domain is entered, click The Subdomain field and the Document Root (usually public_html/domain.com) will automatically fill in.
  • Click Add Domain.

Can I use my own domain with WordPress?

Login to your blog’s dashboard, click the arrow beside Upgrades in the sidebar, and select Domains.

  1. Enter the domain or subdomain you want to add to your site in the text box, and click Add domain to blog.
  2. If this domain is a domain you own, you can map it to WordPress.com.

How do I use my domain name with Gmail?

3) Enable Gmail to send as yourdomain.org

  • Go to this link.
  • Return to Gmail, click the gear icon, then Settings.
  • Click Accounts and Import, then Add another email address in the Send mail as section.
  • Enter your name and you@yourdomain.org, allow Treat as an alias and then Next Step.
  • Enter the following credentials: