Buying domain Names…

  • Should cost the same price every year.
  • Should not come with expensive renewals.
  • Should have free transfers for UK names.
  • Should be from an accredited registrar.
  • Should be from a registrar, not a reseller.
  • Must be backed by trusted support!

  • Accredited Domain Registrar

    We’re accredited, vetted and checked by Nominet.

  • 100% UK Clustered DNS and Network

    Our DNS is clustered and 100% UK based. Nothing outsourced.

Buying domains…

  • You pay the same price every year...
  • You never get expensive renewals...
  • You get free transfers for UK names...
  • You're supporting an accredited registrar...
  • Your avoiding the risks of a reseller...
  • You're backed by trusted support!

  • Accredited Registrar

    Vetted and checked by Nominet.

  • 100% UK DNS and Network

    Our DNS is clustered and 100% UK based.

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Domain NamesBuying Domain Names

Buying Domain Names doesn’t need to be complicated. Because buying the right domain names requires some help, this is where we come in.

As your new domain registrar, we are an accredited Nominet Partner for the United Kingdom. This gives you peace of mind when buying domain names.

Our domain names are not subsidised by high renewal costs. We charge the same price, every year. Because we have no shareholders or investors, we can charge a lower flat rate.

Registering a great brand name you can be proud of needs careful planning.

When registering a domain name try to include a search term people will use to search for your site.

Once you have purchased your name, you can add some web hosting and use any of our included web builders to put your website together really fast.

Advice on Buying Domain Names

Consider these points to avoid creating confusion

  1. Can others spell your domain name easily?
  2. Is your domain name long enough to make visitors give up?
  3. Does your domain name contain numbers that could be mistaken for words?
  4. Do you have 1 or more hyphens in your domain name making it awkward to learn?
  5. Is a non-hyphenated version of your domain name already in use with another company?

You need to consider several things prior to buying domain names, to avoid losing valuable website traffic.

What could happen if website visitors incorrectly type in your domain name.

Furthermore, what if your domain name is trademarked you may leave yourself open to legal action if your not careful.

Nominet Accredited Registrar.

Your brand name is your online identity and your email, so getting it right is critical..

It is important to choose a domain name that represents your company and is easy to remember.

If you are registering a domain name, we can offer advice, help and guidance on choosing a suitable name.

Feel free to call us for a chat about your registration choices.

Of the 3000 UK domain name registration providers (Registrars), only 10% are accredited, including us.

Is your current domain provider accredited? do they have their own TAG & follow a strict set of Nominet guidelines?

Accredited Registrars

Choosing suitable extensions before buying a domain name.

Depending on your marketing purpose, you should first consider which extension is going to be a suitable.

Extensions are relevant to brands, an audience, business or personal ventures.

They can also represent geographical areas so you should adapt them for the purpose of the website.

For example, .org domains are typically used by charities and not-for-profits.

If you are fundraising for charity, people would naturally expect to see a .org (International) or a (UK) domain.

UK Businesses would typically choose a or a .UK domain name and international brands mat use a .COM name.

Beware of international companies trying to fake a UK presence using a .uk or domain name.

The wise business owner will be choosing a brand name that has all 5 of the top domains available with and without hyphens to protect their brand.

Poor Domain Name buying habits

Took less than 1 hour to decide on a domain name 41%
Business owners who sought no second opinion before making a decision 61%
Business who believe their revenue would improve as a result of having a better domain name. 33%
Businesses who believe that their domain name has no impact on their revenue 66%
Businesses who had concerns about the effectiveness of their domain name. 25%

The Benefits of registering with WESH UK

Accredited & Trusted UK registrar

Only 10% of Nominet Registrars are accredited. We’re accredited, verified and checked by Nominet regularly and have real addresses and infrastructure in place.

Cheaper than most big name hosting company's

Our prices are typically lower than any other major domain registrar or web hosting company both in the UK and abroad. Guaranteed to save you money!

2 Seperate options for Live DNS management

IPv6 Ready and 2 separate places for you to have complete, instant DNS management. Manage all of your domains right on our website or within your cPanel.
If you’re not sure how to choose the perfect domain names and you need some help, book a 1-2-1 Domain Consultation right here.

UK Only Staff just a phone call away

Our staff are all 100% UK based, born and bred who speak your language. We’re always happy to hear from you and talk about your options 7 days a week.

Free Domain Transfers for life in and out

NO transfer fees at all to bring any UK domains in or out of WESH UK, EVER! Transfer for free, for life. Something to check carefully with other UK registrars.
Switching your DNS records without downtime.

Your “Hosting Account Details” email will also provide our clustered DNS name servers.

Once your name transfer has begun, it will have absolutely no impact or effect on your website at all, and cause no downtime whatsoever.

This does, however, require that the people taking care of your name know HOW to make this slick changeover.

If you want to switch to a fantastic UK Web Hosting company and want us to take care of the transfer, please call and ask.

Because all international domains (.com/.net/.biz etc.) are auto-renewed upon transfer, a 1-year renewal charge is incurred upon transfer.

Help and assistance with transferring any UK domain to WESH UK

We can help you with every step of transferring any name to us, or do it for you, no matter where it’s registered.

UK Domain transfers.

To transfer any UK name to WESH UK, order a domain name transfer, then change the TAG of that domain to “WESHUK”.

Once the TAG of the .UK name has been changed the transfer will finalise instantly.

Top Level (International) )Domain name transfers.

Any .com/.net/.biz domains transfer for free and automatically renew for 1yrs upon transfer.

Transferring a top-level domain name to us is done in 5 steps:

  1. Ensure your current email registered against your domain name is up-to-date.
  2. Unlock your domain name.
  3. Obtain the EPP/Auth code for it by email.
  4. After ordering your transfer, verify the transfer approval by email.
  5. Once you have your EPP/Auth code, and have unlocked your domain, order a transfer

Frequently Asked Questions about Buying Domain Names

Am I entering a contract?

No, you are are under no obligation to renew a domain name in future.

Because registering a domain name is a pre-pay rental of a name. A domain name is your’s for as long as you want to keep renting it for.

Can I get a refund on a domain name?

No. Unfortunately all domain name purchase’s are customised items and as such are non-refundable.

Can I manage my own custom DNS records?

Yes, absolutely. If you have a web hosting plan with us, you can do this directly through your cpanel control panel.

Alternatively, you can set your name servers back to registrar level and manage all your DNS records at registrar level yourself, all through your client area on our website.

How long can my domain name be?

Your domain name must be between 3 and 63 characters long only. You can use letters, numbers and hyphens.

Is there a maximum registration period?

Yes, its now 10 years for any new domain name and up to 9 years renewal on existing domains with less than 12 months remaining on them.

What characters can I use in my name?

When selecting a name, you are only allowed to use numbers, letters and the hyphen “-”. No other characters may be used at all.