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DNSimple vs GoDaddy: What are the differences?

DNSimple: We make DNS simple. DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools Buy, connect, operate!; GoDaddy: The Web's largest hosting and domain registration provider. Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable.

DNSimple and GoDaddy are primarily classified as "DNS Management" and "Domain Registration" tools respectively.

"Simplified dns" is the primary reason why developers consider DNSimple over the competitors, whereas "Flexible payment methods for domains " was stated as the key factor in picking GoDaddy.

HigherMe, Listen360, and Freemake are some of the popular companies that use GoDaddy, whereas DNSimple is used by StackShare, thoughtbot, and esa. GoDaddy has a broader approval, being mentioned in 47 company stacks & 29 developers stacks; compared to DNSimple, which is listed in 53 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of DNSimple
Pros of GoDaddy
  • 26
    Simplified dns
  • 21
    Not GoDaddy
  • 14
    Powerful
  • 9
    Good pricing
  • 9
    RESTful API
  • 4
    Reliable and secure
  • 1
    Terraform integration
  • 8
    Flexible payment methods for domains
  • 3
    .io support

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Cons of DNSimple
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    • 2
      Constantly trying to upsell you
    • 1
      Not a great UI

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    What is DNSimple?

    DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools. Buy, connect, operate!

    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.

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    What are some alternatives to DNSimple and GoDaddy?
    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
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    Google Cloud DNS
    Use Google's infrastructure for production quality, high volume DNS serving. Your users will have reliable, low-latency access to Google's infrastructure from anywhere in the world using our network of Anycast name servers.
    ClouDNS
    It is the biggest European provider of global managed DNS services, including GeoDNS, Anycast DNS and DDoS protected DNS. It also offers Domain names and SSL Certificates,
    Amazon Route 53
    Amazon Route 53 is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating human readable names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other. Route 53 effectively connects user requests to infrastructure running in Amazon Web Services (AWS) – such as an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, or an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket – and can also be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS.
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