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Domain Registration

SonomaStudios offers low cost domain registration. If you want to register a new Domain Name (yourname.com), we have made it easy. See if your name is available using the form below or go to domains.sonomastudios.com.
Use the form below to search for a domain name, and register it. If we are to host your new website, the technical details are already completed, so all you have to do is choose a name and register.

The registration of a Domain Name (yourname.com) is an international name registration with yearly registration fees. The name is yours for as long as you keep it registered and you may move the name to any other hosting site if you become dissatisfied with our service.
Register your Domain Name only 12.95!
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What is the Domain Name System?

The Domain Name System (DNS) helps users to find their way around the Internet. Every computer on the Internet has a unique address just like a telephone number which is a rather complicated string of numbers.

It is called its "IP address" (IP stands for "Internet Protocol"). But it is hard to remember everyone's IP address. The DNS makes it easier by allowing a familiar string of letters (the "domain name") to be used instead of the arcane IP address. So instead of typing 192.0.34.65, you can type www.artpickle.com. It is a "mnemonic" device that makes addresses easier to remember. Translating the name into the IP address is called "resolving the domain name."

The goal of the DNS is for any Internet user any place in the world to reach a specific website IP address by entering its domain name. Domain names are also used for reaching e-mail addresses and for other Internet applications.
 
What does it mean to "register" a domain name?

The Internet domain name system (DNS) consists of a directory, organized hierarchically, of all the domain names and their corresponding computers registered to particular companies and persons using the Internet.

When you register a domain name, it will be associated with the computer on the Internet you designate during the period the registration is in effect. From that computer, you can create a website which will be accessible to Internet users around the world.
 
How do I register a domain name?

Domain names can be registered through many different companies (known as "registrars") that compete with one another. The registrar you choose will ask you to provide various contact and technical information that makes up the registration. The registrar keeps records of the contact information and submits the technical information to a central directory known as the "registry."

This registry provides other computers on the Internet the information necessary to send you e-mail or to find your web site. You will also be required to enter a registration contract with the registrar, which sets forth the terms under which your registration is accepted and will be maintained.
 
What are the SonomaStudios DNS Servers?

Our DNS Servers:
Primary:   ns4.sonomastudios.com        IP: 204.10.105.200 Secondary:  ns3.sonomastudios.com    IP: 204.14.104.150
 
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