1&1 vs GoDaddy vs Namecheap

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1&1

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GoDaddy

472
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+ 1
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Namecheap

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+ 1
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Pros of 1&1
Pros of GoDaddy
Pros of Namecheap
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    Outdated
  • 1
    Unreliable
  • 1
    Expensive
  • 7
    Flexible payment methods for domains
  • 3
    .io support
  • 20
    Cheap
  • 9
    Free privacy protection
  • 6
    Awesome customer support
  • 5
    Free email forwarding
  • 3
    Free custom DNS
  • 1
    Premium DNS
  • 1
    24/7 Customer Support

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Cons of 1&1
Cons of GoDaddy
Cons of Namecheap
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    • 1
      Constantly trying to upsell you
    • 1
      Not a great UI
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      What is 1&1?

      As a recognized partner of VeriSign®, WebSite.ws, ICANN and more; we make domain name registration simple and seamless. Launch your next web project with 1&1 today!

      What is GoDaddy?

      Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. It is a trusted domain registrar that empowers people with creative ideas to succeed online.

      What is Namecheap?

      We provide a set of DNS servers spread across the US and Europe to deliver highly reliable DNS services to everyone. By choosing Namecheap.com as your domain registrar, you are choosing a highly reputable and reliable partner. Namecheap.com is rated 4.6 out of 5 - Based on 1,395 reviews via Google Checkout

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        What are some alternatives to 1&1, GoDaddy, and Namecheap?
        Google Domains
        It is a domain registration service which includes top website builders. The privacy is included at no additional cost. It also includes simple domain management tools.
        000webhost
        Free Web Hosting with PHP, MySQL, free Website Builder, cPanel and no ads. Almost unlimited free website hosting and free domain hosting.
        iwantmyname
        With iwantmyname, you can purchase 250+ international domain extensions and easily connect your web addresses to the best apps and services on the web, including Google Apps, Squarespace, Bitly, and Ghost.
        DreamHost
        It is the leader in shared web hosting, vps hosting, dedicated hosting, WordPress hosting, cloud storage and cloud computing.
        Cloudflare Registrar
        Cloudflare Registrar lets you securely register and manage your domain names with transparent, no-markup pricing that eliminates surprise renewal fees and hidden add-on charges.
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        Reviews of 1&1, GoDaddy, and Namecheap
        Web Developer at codeBOX
        Review of
        Namecheap

        Namecheap may not be the CHEAPEST hosting provider (check out GoDaddy's disturbingly cheap shared hosting ) but I would also not consider it expensive. Hosting and domain registration are about $9 a month typically. Considering how high quality Namecheap's products are and how much customer support Namecheap provides, I would honestly expect their prices to be higher. But if you're patient like me and buy your domain and hosting package on Black Friday, you can get a year of registration and hosting for only $2.00!

        For someone looking for a hosting provider that is a perfect mixture of budget and features, Namecheap is the one!

        Also, I can't stress how great their customer support is. I would say their customer support agents are close to rivalling the support agents at WPEngine, and that's saying a lot because WPEngine is probably one of the most expensive hosting options.

        Entrepreneur at Foretag
        Review of
        1&1

        The UI is really complicated unnecessarily, the prices are expensive and in some instances you're charged even after you've cancelled your service.

        Stay away.

        How developers use 1&1, GoDaddy, and Namecheap
        datapile uses
        Namecheap

        Namecheap is the best domain registrar in the universe, hands down. They provide a solid product (the domain-name blood that keeps us flowing online) at an extremely reasonable price, amazing management tools with a solid UI/UX on the control panel, and the CEO did an AMA on reddit (we love reddit).

        BookAuthority uses
        Namecheap

        We used Namecheap to register https://bookauthority.org

        Adrian Harabulă uses
        Namecheap

        free 1 year .me domain for students; condr.me

        Ana Phi Sancho uses
        GoDaddy

        domain registration.