This article is of interest to people who are wondering about the steps to register a domain name under the .np domain (free of cost). The procedure to follow for the registration are given below. Follow the simple and easy steps to register a domain name.
About .np Domain
First of all, we need to understand a few things about .np domain. It is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nepal. Domain registrations under .np (ccTLD). The registration is free of cost and works on a first-come-first-serve basis. There are basic terms and conditions applicable under the .np Domain registration process.
.np Domain Registration
If you are a seasoned computer person, just visit https://register.com.np/ and follow the steps accordingly. But, if you are new to such a process of registration, kindly follow the steps given below.
Steps to follow for registration:
- Visit https://register.com.np/
- Search for a domain name of your choice.
- Choose a domain name that is available and of your choice.
- Create a new account.
- Fill in the create account detail form.
- After submission, you will receive an email in your registered mail.
- A link will be sent to your provided email address which you need to fill with your contact number and two nameservers as well.
- Save and confirm your details, and submit your application.
- You need to provide documents for the verification process along with a cover letter addressed to Mercantile Communication Pvt. Ltd.
(Required document samples for company/organization domain)
- Copy of Company registration
- Cover letter
(Required documents sample for personal domain)
- Copy of citizenship
- Cover letter
For the sample cover letter follow this link https://timeandupdate.com/npdomain/. Just fill in the required details and the site will generate a cover letter for you.
- Submit your documents.
- After submission of the documents, wait for approval of your domain as it takes time (a day or two).
- Your domain will be active after approval. keep yourself updated on the domain status.
- Your domain will go live after the domain is active which you can visit by typing the URL of your domain.
After you have a .np domain. You might want to follow the following steps as the .np domain provides you with a nameserver that is not secure. To procure a cost-free secured domain, you will need to use GitHub web services and CloudFlare together. With these two services, your domain can serve as a static website using the GitHub repository and increase your site’s performance and security with the help of Cloudflare’s CDN service.
To learn more about the advantages of this function, read the following article https://blog.cloudflare.com/secure-and-fast-github-pages-with-cloudflare/.
If you need a tutorial video for the same, please follow this link https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXN_NhJFo_M.
To register your domain name under gTLD ( Generic Top Level Domain), such as .COM, .ORG, or one of the new gTLDs such as .STORAGE or .LINK. The steps and procedures are completely different and this service is not free. The domain name registrants or web hosting companies will charge you according to the service provided. There are several web hosting companies in Nepal.
Softmahal Technologies also provide web hosting solutions at a very affordable price. For more details on the services, click here https://softmahal.com/services/web-hosting