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HarveyDesign Volunteer moderator says

Hey guys :)

I’m looking to buy a domain and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations? I’m after one that takes paypal.

I was going to go with godaddy but with paypal they want you to accept a “Merchant-Initiated Payment Agreement” Which i don’t agree with as i would rather renew it myself without them being able to automatically take funds.

Apologies if this has been asked before, I searched but could only find a bunch of hosting-related threads.

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Jar says

I don’t know if they accept paypal, but you could always setup the paypal debit card. After a quick search I found moniker.com and it looks like they offer registering domains rather cheap. (~$8 USD )

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RoyalTemplates says

I use namecheap.com. Can use paypal and Ive never had a problem. Should be able to find discount codes around the web as well.

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CreatingDrew says
Hey guys :)

I’m looking to buy a domain and was wondering if anyone had any recommendations? I’m after one that takes paypal.

I was going to go with godaddy but with paypal they want you to accept a “Merchant-Initiated Payment Agreement” Which i don’t agree with as i would rather renew it myself without them being able to automatically take funds.

Apologies if this has been asked before, I searched but could only find a bunch of hosting-related threads.

I don’t like the agreement with GoDaddy either that you have to use until you can pay with PayPal ($500 billing agreement), but you can actually remove this right after your purchase.

Go into PayPal – Profile – Pay List – Click on the one GoDaddy just setup – Adjust the billing amount for the month to something like $1 over what you just paid (if you paid 8, just make it 9 and you’re good). Anyway, just an option :)

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Jar says

I personally don’t like GoDaddy because of their tedious and advertise-ridden buying process. I bought my first domain with them and it was a painful experience. I’ve used my host to register any new ones I’ve had.

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jremick Staff says
I use namecheap.com. Can use paypal and Ive never had a problem. Should be able to find discount codes around the web as well.

+1 – I’ve been using Namecheap.com for quite awhile now, registering domains for clients, family, myself, etc. Over 100 domains through them, never a problem.

Edit: I wouldn’t touch GoDaddy with a 100 ft. pole, lol.

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CreatingDrew says
Edit: I wouldn’t touch GoDaddy with a 100 ft. pole, lol.

You know, a lot of people absolutely hate them, but I’ve worked with them a lot for clients and personal matters and I really have never had a problem. I guess it comes down to what works for you :)

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HarveyDesign Volunteer moderator says

I don’t like the agreement with GoDaddy either that you have to use until you can pay with PayPal ($500 billing agreement), but you can actually remove this right after your purchase.

Go into PayPal – Profile – Pay List – Click on the one GoDaddy just setup – Adjust the billing amount for the month to something like $1 over what you just paid (if you paid 8, just make it 9 and you’re good). Anyway, just an option :)

Thanks Drew! I’ve just bought my domain and changed the billing amount with no problems. :) It was definitely off putting seeing an agreement for $500 billing.

+1 – I’ve been using Namecheap.com for quite awhile now, registering domains for clients, family, myself, etc. Over 100 domains through them, never a problem. Edit: I wouldn’t touch GoDaddy with a 100 ft. pole, lol.

It’s a bit to late now obviously, But i was wondering if i should go with GoDaddy since they have a lot of mixed reviews, I Don’t like to judge my purchases solely on another persons experience though and like Drew said -

I guess it comes down to what works for you :)

Thanks everyone :)

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SuperMario290 says

I used N4Me.eu back when DNTemple.com was up and I could get my domains for free, but now I use GoDaddy. I think that with some of the promo codes and whatnot you can get GREAT deals (just renewed 2 and bought 1 domain for a combined cost of $3), and they’re reliable. Lots of ads, but they work great (for me).

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finsta2 says
You know, a lot of people absolutely hate them, but I’ve worked with them a lot for clients and personal matters and I really have never had a problem. I guess it comes down to what works for you :)

I agree I have been using godaddy for everything I do. Domains, and hosting. Only thing is there support sucks

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