| What is
a domain name?
Each individual computer on the Internet has it's own address
called an Internet Protocol (IP) address (usually they look
like "188.8.131.52"). A Domain Name System (DNS) was
created to replace the usual IP addresses with names, since
they're much easier to remember (yourdomain.com). A "Top
Level Domain" is the extension on the end of the address.
eg .com - .net - .org. National TLDs have a registry located
in the country of origin e.g.: .co.in or .co.uk.
Why do I need to register a
Without a domain name, most likely your website is in the
form of http://www.your-isp.com/~yourwebsite. Not only is
this hard to remember, but it is hardly likely to compete
with a proper domain name in the "findability stakes".
Having your own domain name is essential to your marketing
efforts. Listing YourDomainName.com on your business cards,
and letterhead gives your company a professional look.
Can I reserve my domain name
before my site is completely ready to be put online?
Absolutely! MicrosysInfomedia.com will put up a temporary
web page until you are ready to develop your website. This
is also known as "Domain Parking" see next item.
What does it mean to "park"
a domain name?
A domain must have an address even if it is not active. MicrosysInfomedia.com
provides an address for all domains registered using our service
and place a temporary page to show the domain is "parked"
and not currently used. Upon payment of the annual hosting
fee you will be given full access to upload your web pages.
How to park a new domain under
your existing account?
Just order your new domain on the domains page or contact
sales support at: firstname.lastname@example.org and tell us
your Account Domain Name and the new Domain Name. We will
park your newly registered Domain.
How do I choose a good domain
Choose a Domain Name that reflects the intent of your web
site. Try to make your Domain Name unique and easy to remember.
It really comes down to you choosing a Domain Name that you
like but avoid really long names unless it is easy to remember.
How long can my domain name
be, and what characters can I use?
A Domain Name can contain up to 67 letters and may contain
letters, numbers and hyphens (-). No spaces or any other characters
How can I check if my desired
domain name is available?
You can check to see if your Domain Name is available using
the Check Domains search on this site.
What if the domain name I want
to register is already taken?
If the Domain Name you are interested in registering has already
been registered, you must select another Domain Name that
you would like to register, or try registering the same name
within a different Top Level Domain. For example, if mybrand.com
is not available, try registering mybrand.net or mybrand.org.
MicrosysInfomedia.com can provide no assistance in acquiring
a domain name that is already registered. However by using
the Domain WhoIS Search tool you can discover the owners name
and approach them directly.
Will my domain name work with
and without the WWW?
Yes, your Domain Name will work with and without the WWW.
Do I need to register .com,
.net and .org?
The expense of registering and supporting a Domain Name is
minor compared to the expense of marketing your Domain Name
and your business. The last thing you want is for someone
else (usually your competitors) to benefit from your efforts
to establish your identity. You will see competitors registering
names close to yours, trying to benefit from typos your visitors
may make. For example, someone registered internik.net to
try and benefit from typos by visitors to reputable internic.net.
Can I register domain names
with country suffixes?
Yes, you can now register Indian suffixes too; .co.in and
How much does it cost to register
a domain name?
MicrosysInfomedia.com currently charges Rs.444/- annually
per Domain Name for .com, .net, .org.
How much web space do I get?
MicrosysInfomedia.com provide several packages to suit your
requirements and budget - see the Domain Hosting section.
How long will it take for the
Domain Name to be useable after registration?
Registration only takes a few minutes. After registration,
your domain name will be useable within 24-48 hours.
What if I need to change my
We apologize for your inconvenience, but there is NO possible
way for us to make corrections to Domain Names after the customer
has submitted them.
How do I register a domain
name and web hosting with MicrosysInfomedia.com?
MicrosysInfomedia.com will register your .COM, .ORG, .NET
domain name for Rs.495/- per year. Just search a domain you
want to register and complete the Hosting Order Form and we
will register your domain name and setup your hosting account
Can I register a domain name
if I am not ready to sign up for hosting yet?
Yes. We can register your domain name and you can set up a
hosting account later. And, we will point your domain name
to our servers so that when you sign up for hosting, your
new domain name will be ready to use. (No transfer will be
necessary.) Register a .com, .net or .org domain name up to
I changed my mind about the
domain name that I registered. Is it too late to change it?
Once you register a domain name, you cannot "un-register"
it. If you find that the domain name you chose no longer suits
your business or personal needs, you should register another
domain name. The domain name you originally registered will
continue to be registered to you until the end of the registration
period. Registration and re-registration fees are non-refundable.