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The official domain for South Africa

Eye catching and memorable domain names

Simple registration process for all our domains

A domain in South Africa and the wider world

Give your website the exposure it deserves with domain names. Perfect for use within South Africa - or anywhere else.

Reach out to your users - wherever they are

A domain is the ideal way to reach out to your South African customers and other users. However, domain registration is by no means limited to South African based projects, and anyone is able to register this type of domain wherever they are in the world. Whether you want to showcase your South African roots, or you simply want to keep your chosen website name when popular TLDs such as .com or .net are taken, domain names are the ideal solution.

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Register your domain with IONOS and benefit from our comprehensive features.

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A professional email address (for example: connected to your domain with 2 GB of mailbox space to start. Upgrade anytime for more space.

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For reliable protection of your website visitors and to increase your ranking on Google, one SSL Wildcard Certificate is included per contract.

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10,000 subdomains

Up to 10,000 subdomains to customize and structure your website, for example:

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Easy setup

One-click activation makes it easy to connect your domain with email, hosting, or social media profiles.

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Domain lock

The domain transfer lock ensures your domain cannot be transferred by unauthorized third parties.

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24/7 customer support

Our professional, knowledgeable support team is always available for help and advice, 24/7.

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A domain can help your website to become more successful in a variety of ways. Firstly, for any company or organization based within South Africa, domain registration is the ideal way to showcase both your geographic location and your authentic South African roots. This means that you can foster greater trust in your products, services or organization as a whole through the authenticity of your web address.

However, geographic identification is only one such use of the domain, and website users all around the world can benefit from this typographically appealing TLD. For instance, if you find that your chosen .com or .org domain combination is already taken, then a domain helps provide you with another opportunity to use your ideal website name. Simply type your choice into our domain checker, select the TLD and IONOS will instantly check its availability.

Setting up your new domain name with IONOS couldn't be easier and you can get started in just a few clicks. Simply enter your chosen name and, assuming it is available for registration, you can then select whether to take the domain name alone or combine it with our all-in-one web package. Here, you will also find a range of powerful features to help you build a truly professional website. Whichever you choose, you will find the set-up of your domain quick, easy and effortless.

Additionally, our team of experts is always on hand to guide you through the process in case you get stuck. Available via email and telephone, any questions you may have will be answered quickly - enabling you to enjoy the benefits of your domain registration. Finally, you will also find a wide range of resources dedicated to the set-up and maintenance of your website within the IONOS Help Center.

It's possible to transfer any existing domain names you may already own when you decide to register a domain with IONOS. Firstly, contact your current provider to request an authorization code and ensure you have access to the specified email address. Next, enter the domain name you wish to transfer into our domain checker and follow the instructions to enter the provided authorization code.

Once you have completed these few simple steps the transfer of your domain name will be taken care of for you. The process usually takes around 5 calendar days, at which point you will be able to manage all your domains from our centralized, user-friendly control panel for ultimate convenience. For more information on transferring your domain name, then please visit the IONOS help center or contact one of our experts who will be happy to help.

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