Let’s say you want your own website – not a WordPress blog or a Tumblr feed, but a space just for you to promote your work. The first thing you’re going to need to do is register a domain name. A domain name is a string of characters that identifies a sphere of administrative control on the internet. Confusing? Well, for our current purposes, it’s just the address that you type into your web browser to get to your website. For example, CJAM’s domain name is cjam.info. When you register a domain name, you reserve it for your uses. No.