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NameCheap .com TLD Domain Registration $8.19 Cdn

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Use code TLDMAPR20 to reduce .com domain registration from $12.37 to $8.19 for 1yr. This is only vaild for 1yr registration. Changing to any duration longer will revert price back to $12.37 per year.
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SoroSuub1 wrote: For .com domains, Porkbun.com is $4.15/yr USD for the first year, renews at $8.56 USD per year after.
Is that the cheapest place to get a .com domain?
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SoroSuub1 wrote: For .com domains, Porkbun.com is $4.15/yr USD for the first year, renews at $8.56 USD per year after.
Thanks for letting me know. I just renewed for 1 year using namecheap last month, but I"ll try porkbun next year.
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chinesedevil wrote: Is that the cheapest place to get a .com domain?
Not entirely sure, it's been a while since I did my domain shopping, but a couple years ago I think it was Porkbun.com for .com domains and NameSilo for .ca domains.

There is a $1 coupon for NameSilo for first time buyer as well.
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The best place to compare domain registrar prices is: https://tld-list.com/tld/com

For the best regular renewal prices (you can’t register a new domain), transfer your existing domain to CloudFlare: https://www.cloudflare.com/products/registrar/

Oddly enough, tld-list does not show CloudFlare prices in its comparison.
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taylour wrote: This is the best place to compare prices is: https://tld-list.com/tld/com

For the best regular renewal prices (you can’t register a new domain), transfer your existing domain to CloudFlare: https://www.cloudflare.com/products/registrar/

Oddly enough, tld-list does not show CloudFlare prices in its comparison.
I was just about to transfer to namesilo. Thanks for the heads up on CloudFlare, didn't know they offered registrar services.
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pitabread wrote: I was just about to transfer to namesilo. Thanks for the heads up on CloudFlare, didn't know they offered registrar services.
They also give free ssl cert as well.
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SoroSuub1 wrote: For .com domains, Porkbun.com is $4.15/yr USD for the first year, renews at $8.56 USD per year after.
How long have they been around for?

Never heard of them.
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Any cheap or reliable email service to use with the domain?

I currently use free Zoho email service with my domain and it works really great but it feels if free then/im product - not sure how the Indian company is with privacy
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runbrun11 wrote: How long have they been around for?

Never heard of them.
I've used porkbun for my domains for awhile.
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FYI barring any promotional/discounted pricing (where registrars are selling at a loss), https://www.cloudflare.com/products/registrar/ will ALWAYS be the cheapest. They sell their domains at cost, so you don't ever have to worry about shopping around. Yes you can sometimes get 1-year registrations for cheaper, but consider that you may forget to transfer before renewal time, so I just prefer to stick to CloudFlare.

That being said, make sure you know what you are doing.They are a bare-bones operation so don't expect much support. That being said you likely won't need much support for just a domain.

CloudFlare does not do .ca domains for Canada, so I get all my .ca domains from https://www.canspace.ca/ who consistently have the best prices for .ca.

Same thing with .ca - sometimes you will get 1-year promotional pricing that is cheaper than canspace, but it will always increase after the first year. If you are organized enough to remember to transfer your domains before they renew, then by all means take advantage of the promotional pricing. That being said these prices almost always only apply to new registrations, so if you are looking for the best prices on your existing domains, then the two above are the best bet.
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I like namecheap but will try the other mentioned here when I get the chance.
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blackston3 wrote: Any cheap or reliable email service to use with the domain?

I currently use free Zoho email service with my domain and it works really great but it feels if free then/im product - not sure how the Indian company is with privacy
You can set up send/receive with a custom domain name for free, as long as your domain name registrar supports email forwarding (which NameSilo does, and many many other domain name registrars do as well).

https://www.namesilo.com/Support/Gmail- ... tom-Domain

There are some other guides on the internet that are a bit more comprehensive on the whole process.

https://www.reddit.com/r/sweatystartup/ ... _for_free/
http://www.ericfong.ca/post/onlinebranding/
https://medium.com/builduniversity/how- ... d660884d11
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I'm not seeing WHOIS privacy with Cloudflare. Also don't see .ca as option. But awesome to have options.
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blackston3 wrote: Any cheap or reliable email service to use with the domain?

I currently use free Zoho email service with my domain and it works really great but it feels if free then/im product - not sure how the Indian company is with privacy
Namecheap actually offers email hosting at decent prices through their Private Email product. They don't even require you to use them as a registrar for the domain.
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theSPOOLER wrote: I'm not seeing WHOIS privacy with Cloudflare. Also don't see .ca as option. But awesome to have options.
Cloudflare Registrar offers free personal data redaction (Whois Privacy) that meets current ICANN guidelines.

Reference : https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us ... -Registrar
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I also found Cloudflare is likely the best deal for ongoing renewal (once domain is transferred in), but found they don't allow DNS service be hosted elsewhere - ie one must use Cloudflare DNS service once domain is hosted there. I realize Cloudflare DNS is top notch, I'm just concerned about them becoming the next Google...

Comments anyone?
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i changed the DNS of one of my domains to cloudflare. Going to test it out before i transfer away from namecheap (domain expires Mid june so got a bit of time)

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