I'm thinking about purchasing a domain name, but GoDaddy has kind of scared me off. Their ToS states that you must inform them you are terminating service no earlier than 10 days before your next billing date, and no later than 3 days before your next billing date. That's an awfully short window for a date that only comes once a year! Not to mention you have to pay $25 if you want the domain to be 'certified'.
Are there any other recommended registrars?
Dotster are good.
Use the coupon code edealinfo20 for 20% off.
If that doesn't work try nvu.
If you are new to the game, than pick a domain registrar that can also provide hosting at a good deal.
Otherwise you will spend some time learning to change cname records, etc.
I would go with Hostgator or 1 and 1 .
1 and 1 has an amazing promotion right now that gives you a free domain name, and a free year of hosting with a 2 year contract (which is between 6-10/month)
That being said the majority of my domains are from Godaddy as they offer a free push between accounts so those who like to buy and sell domains use godaddy alot, most providers charge for a transfer of ownership. Also, I have a coupon code that makes all domains only 7.49 for first year.
Not even sure what your referring to about the TOS , ,maybe that relates to auto-renew options, either way you are notified via email rather frequently when a domain is about to expire.
As far as "certified" goes, thats a competitive price and is a service you have no need for, actually nobody has a need for.
but where did you get that price?
from their site:
Add a Certified Domain Seal Just $2.99/yr
certified is great to prove rliability when you have an ecommerce site, but who cares about godaddy cert ...your payment processor will have cool little logos that proves their service is encrypted
unless you were talking about an SSL cert?
Namecheap has cheap domain registration prices and right now they offer free privacy protection with all new domains (WhoIsGuard). I had been using GoDaddy, but I'm switching to them (at least for as long as the promotion is going on )
by world of the wise 8 years ago
Hi guysI request any merciful person to direct me to the cheapest yet trustworthy domain regestrator
by Christina 8 years ago
Okay, I will try to explain this as best as I can....I have a wesite. I also have a program that I purchased online that submits my websites to 200 of the top serach engines in 6 different countries. I have submitted all of my sites through this program but should I also submit them myself to...
by Dorsi Diaz 9 years ago
I've tried this twice before, once through Yahoo (mistake) and once through VistaPrint (another mistake and they now have my name hostage). I once had a great site that a webmaster maintained for me and that was a good one (didn't make any money on it but hey)So I'm ready to try this again. I have...
by all_time_guy 9 years ago
I want to purchase a new domain, can anybody tell which website is best to purchase new domain and also do i need to learn HTML before purchasing new domain.
by Paul Goodman 17 months ago
Domain names from GoDaddy and hosting them at HostGator?There shouldn't be any trouble with that, should there? There's no conflict with buying the domains from GoDaddy and hosting them somewhere else, is there? (thanks for all the feedback on a suitable host for wordpress websites...
by Risalatul Hoque 5 years ago
How do I sell a domain name?I bought several domain few (6-7) years back without any reason (apart of they sounded cool and I thought probably I'll create a website on each of those domain). I have been renewing these domains for more than five years now and I was just wondering if it'd be possible...
|HubPages Device ID|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Google Analytics|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel|
|Google Hosted Libraries|
|Google AdSense Host API|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels|
|Author Google Analytics|
|Amazon Tracking Pixel|