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[_] the most user friendly domain registrar?

mac jordan mac.jordan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 11:39:56 BST 2015

I use www.icuk.net. Not the cheapest, but their support is fab (and our
servers are in their data centre). Excellent control panel.

On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 11:29 AM, Russ Ferriday <russf at topia.com> wrote:

> I’ve been happy with Namecheap, after switching to them a few years ago
> when GoDaddy were backing the now discredited US SOPA plan which would have
> curtailed Internet free speech.   Since then we’ve had the Bob Parsons
> Zimbabwe elephant killing, sexual advertising, unethical practices
> including purchasing searched-for names to offer them at auction when the
> seeker returns, so I’m fervently anti GoDaddy. Apart from my political
> stance, I found the level of selling pressure on GoDaddy absolutely
> nauseating. When I’d be happy with a bloody zone file, it’s nauseating to
> be constantly upsold email, web pages, blah, blah...
>
> Recently I’ve been using Amazon’s Route53 domain registry, which is farmed
> out to Ghandi. It’s very easy to use, not expensive, and no upsell. If
> there is a chance you’ll be using AWS, then using Route53 DNS makes several
> aspects of high-performance site architecture easier for you.  Domain
> purchases go on your monthly bill, reducing the number of transactions to
> track.
>
> As well as DNSimple, Dyn.com also has a good name. I used to used Dyn.com <
> http://dyn.com/> for their free DynDNS, which served me very well for
> years.
>
> —r.
>
> > On 14 Jul 2015, at 10:54, Mike Karthauser <mikek at brightstorm.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >
> > gandi offers a no bullshit promise
> > and have been great to us.
> >
> > https://www.gandi.net/no-bullshit <https://www.gandi.net/no-bullshit>
> >
> >
> >> On 14 Jul 2015, at 10:50, Jon Free <jon.free at wastesource.co.uk> wrote:
> >>
> >> I asked the same question earlier this year. Someone mentioned DNSimple
> and
> >> so far so good.... give it a look
> >>
> >> On 14 July 2015 at 10:34, H <h at hgs.so> wrote:
> >>
> >>> Hi Mark
> >>>
> >>> Have you tried want iwantmyname.com ? Simple interface backed up by
> great
> >>> support.
> >>>
> >>> On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Spink, Harrison <harry at openpipe.co.uk>
> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Hi Mark
> >>>>
> >>>> Have you tried iwantmyname.com ? simple interface backed up with
> great
> >>>> support.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Tuesday, July 14, 2015, Mark Chitty <
> mark.chitty at thisliquidspace.com
> >>>> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','mark.chitty at thisliquidspace.com');>>
> >>> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> morning [_]ers!
> >>>>>
> >>>>> I'm looking for the most user friendly domain registrars, personally
> I
> >>> use
> >>>>> 123-reg (horrible, legacy account, in my defence), Gandi (better, but
> >>>>> still
> >>>>> techy) and I recently purchased a domain through GoDaddy via their
> >>>>> snagging
> >>>>> service and their UI is actually pretty good.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> so are there any registrars our there which would be suitable for
> >>> absolute
> >>>>> luddites? GoDaddy has a nice mechanism to walk you through pointing
> your
> >>>>> domain at other 3rd parties such as Wix/Weebly et al. This is the
> sort
> >>> of
> >>>>> thing I'm after.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> TIA,
> >>>>>
> >>>>> m
> >>>>>
> >>>>> --
> >>>>> Mark Chitty
> >>>>> thisLiquidSpace Ltd
> >>>>> Web: Publishing, mobile, communities and commerce.
> >>>>> -
> >>>>> web: thisliquidspace.com
> >>>>> email: mark.chitty at thisliquidspace.com
> >>>>> skype: markchitty
> >>>>> mobile: 0777 3392821
> >>>>> -
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> >> Jon Free
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> WasteSource <http://www.wastesource.co.uk/>
> >>
> >>
> >>
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> >>
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> >>
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