How to Setup a Custom Domain Name for < $10 / Year
This guide was written to help someone setup a website with a custom url in very little time. In order to this part of this guide assumes you know what web hosting provider you are going to use or you are going to sign up for a squarespace account (the web host for this site).
in this step you register the domain of your choice (ie brobertson.com)
this step explains how you can use a free service to setup dns hosting for your domain name.
once this step is complete the domain registar will know which dns server to update your domain registry with.
your web host is where your web pages are stored. In this step you configure your hosting server.