Registering A Domain Name

  dogbreath1 13:30 10 Feb 2011
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I want to register a .com domain name with the intention of creating an online smf discussion forum.

Looking for advice on who to use and who to avoid.

  LastChip 21:41 10 Feb 2011

1and1.co.uk and find them as good as any.

  dogbreath1 22:27 10 Feb 2011

Thanks for the response. I would not use 1and1 to host the site for a number of reasons. However, I've no problem in registering a domain name with them.

  Woolwell 22:45 10 Feb 2011

Avoid Web Mania. I have had endless problems with them.
However I second 1&1.

  Graham. 23:05 10 Feb 2011
  spuds 23:22 10 Feb 2011

I have used 1&1 for ages. Never had any real problems with them, except a confusing email once.

123 keep telling me that I am a customer of theirs, but I haven't been so far.

  dogbreath1 23:54 10 Feb 2011

Thanks a mucho for the replies.

Keep 'em comin'!

I'm not closing the thread until I've had 1,000 responses, lol!

  Graham. 00:08 11 Feb 2011

What's an smf forum?

  Taff™ 07:37 11 Feb 2011

Heart Internet click here

Often recommended in the Webdesign Forum and used by FE - I followed that recommendation and have about 30 domains registered there for clients and friends. I`m not interested in saving an odd quid on cheap domain names and they know I can control everything for them through my own Control Panel on their behalf.

  dogbreath1 09:47 11 Feb 2011

smf forum = click here

It's a free alternative to vBulletin.

  dogbreath1 09:50 11 Feb 2011

Thanks for the reccie, Taff™.

I totally agree with your stance on bot being bothered in saving a few quid. It's very often just false economy. I will definitely be checking it out.

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