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    Who do you register your domain names through?

    Just wondering who you register your domain names through. I've used a variety of companies in the past such as 1and1, Fasthosts, 123-Reg, etc. Are some better than others, are there some to avoid?

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    I'm on 1&1, no problems over the last few years.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Just wondering who you register your domain names through. I've used a variety of companies in the past such as 1and1, Fasthosts, 123-Reg, etc. Are some better than others, are there some to avoid?
    I now use daily.co.uk for domain registration (comes with free mailbox, forwarding, catch-all etc). Had some self-made issues which they sorted out very, very quickly for me on more than one occasion. Very happy with their service.

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    Namecheap.com for 'non UK' domains for me.

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    I've always found easily.co.uk pretty efficient

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    Used to use 1and1.co.uk when I first started in IT. Recently tried moving my domains over to my hosting provider and I've had no end of trouble with them (1and1 that is). They just don't seem to want to release the domain, no matter how many times I contact them, or how many times I try in the contract.1and1.co.uk area.

    Doing my head in, and for this experience alone I wouldn't recommend them.

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    I use Reg-123, never had a problem with them

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    I have always used 1 and 1. Never had any problems and use them for my email hosting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tech_guy View Post
    Just wondering who you register your domain names through. I've used a variety of companies in the past such as 1and1, Fasthosts, 123-Reg, etc. Are some better than others, are there some to avoid?
    I've got a number of domains with 1&1. Haven't had any problems with them.
    Last edited by Devontechie; 19th April 2010 at 10:23 AM.

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    I use domaincity.co.uk have used them for over 11 years. Been good for what I use it for.

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    I always use 123-reg, never had an issue.

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    CS New Media for all mine Carl and crew are great, very helpful and supportive

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    Joker.com for all mine. Not the cheapest, but you get a lot of options.

    Now signed up with my personal .net domain for another five years for about £20.

    I use one.com, I believe their German for my external web hosting. It's about £25 for a year with a .net domain, unlimited space, few SQL DBs,5GB transfer per month. Frankly I don't use it anymore, but for the money it's always useful to have. Hosting it at home off my Aspire Revo is fine, but I like to keep my ports firmly closed.

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    I used Name.com when i first started, never had a problem with them but had to transfer a few domains from a 123-Reg user a few months ago now and started using them again never had any problems.

    Carl @ CS New Media sorted by Personal Domain out and host's my email top service

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