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[_] the most user friendly domain registrar?

James Tease jamestease at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 12:39:37 BST 2015

I use Namecheap - simple and have good docs for everything I've needed to
do so far. The admin section is fugly though.

On 14 July 2015 at 12:27, James Tease <james at jamestease.co.uk> wrote:

> I use Namecheap - simple and have good docs for everything I've needed to
> do so far. The admin section is fugly though.
>
> On 14 July 2015 at 11:39, mac jordan <mac.jordan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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