How do I register a new domain?

  • Applies to: All Service Types
    • Difficulty: Easy
    • Time Needed: 10
    • Tools Required: Account Center access


You can register any .com, .org, .net, .info, .biz, .co, or .me domain name directly through your Account Center or through the Media Temple website. Domain registrations are automatically renewed annually by our system.


Media Temple offers registration of multiple top-level domains at the following annual rates. The following prices apply to new registrations, yearly renewals, and domain transfers:

.com $18
.net $18
.org $18
.info $15
.biz $15
.co $29
.me $25
.agency $25
.io $60
.media $40
.pro $20
.social $40
.studio $30
.xyz $3


  1. Sign into the Account Center.
  2. From the Domains tab, select Add New Domain or Service.
  3. In the Add Domains section, click the Add Domain button.
  4. Next, enter the domain name you'd like to register. For our example, the domain we are registering is

    • Do NOT to use any of the following subdomains: www, FTP, mail.
    • Domain name: Enter your domain name.
    • Ensure that "I want to register this domain" is ticked.

  5. Once you have finished filling out your information, click the USE THIS DOMAIN.
  6. A search will be run to check if the domain is available. If your desired domain is available, you can ADD TO CART.
  7. Once your domain is added to the card, you can select CONTINUE TO CARTac-5.png
  8. In you cart, you may notice that Domain Privacy has been added automatically. We do recommend our customers use Domain Privacy, as it protects your personal information from being viewable publicly in the WHOIS directory. However, you can feel free to click REMOVE under Domain Privacy to opt out of this service.
  9. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click CHECKOUT.
  10. You can select a credit card on file, or add a new card to pay for the registration.
  11. Once you've selected your desired credit card, you can click PLACE YOUR ORDER.
  12. That's it! You should receive a confirmation message to inform you of your domain registration. If you wish to learn about adding your newly registered domain to a Media Temple server, click here.


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