If not Godaddy, then who? - Input Junkie
If not Godaddy, then who?|
My domains are up for renewal. Is there a consensus about a better place to put them?
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I'm moving to Namecheap.com on Dec. 29. They will give a discount and donate a $ to EFF if you use the discount code SOPASUCKS.
Mind, I'd prefer they give a $ to us at PK, but EFF is worthy as well.
|Date:||December 27th, 2011 06:17 pm (UTC)|| |
I use 1and1.com
Six years ago when I needed to get a new host for myself and Queens PFLAG, I looked at number of places including godaddy and 1and1 and found that at the time that 1and1 was the best deal for what I was paying. Over the years they have included many more stuff to the account. I now have a few dot org sites all on my account.
|Date:||December 27th, 2011 07:10 pm (UTC)|| |
Thanks, but both of your links are the same.
|Date:||December 27th, 2011 07:35 pm (UTC)|| |
I've been with Directnic for years and think they have a good interface and good service. Dunno how they stand politically.
I've gotten great service from Dreamhost for a few years now. I do hosting with them as well as DNS, but they do DNS alone.
Honestly, the price difference between places isn't that significant to be worth sacrificing good customer service. Every time I've had a problem (almost always my fault for tinkering with settings) they've had it resolved in minutes-to-hours, complete with a sliding scale of hand-holding depending on how tech-savvy I was feeling that day.
Other than the consensus being 'anywhere but GoDaddy' they're probably all similar. I have one domain with Dreamhost and found their customer service not entirely helpful - when I asked how to map the domain to the site, I was told 'oh, you can just forward it, it'l look the same' which, err, NO.
I've got an account with fatcow.com - no idea about their politics, but they are affordable, offer unlimited subdomains/WP installations, and I've had good experiences with their customer service. Only thing that annoyed me was that I got the best offer after I'd clicked 'cancel' on the ordering process, which is a bit sneaky and underhand.