Top Domain Name Service Providers | Top-Level Domain Name Providers

1. Go Daddy.com

Go Daddy was founded by Bob Parsons in 1197, so they are around 20 years old. The
company is located in Scottsdale, AZ, was originally named Jomax Technologies, but it is
known as Go Daddy Group Inc. Godaddy is used by more than 20 billion people across the
globe, and over 80 million domain names are registered and managed by the company .  Go daddy is world’s largest domain name registrar till now. Apart from domain registration, the firm
also provides services like domain transfers, professional email powered by Microsoft, domain value approval, web hosting, web security, online marketing tool and more. They also provide
best customer support worldwide via phone and live chat 24/7.

Plan: Users can buy their first domain for Rs. 349.00. If a user wants to register a .com
website with GoDaddy, it will only set you back $0.99 for the first year and later $14.99
each year. Domain names that can cost you a bit more like .net, .tech, or .co.  personal protection for users is also available that will cost users a minimum of $8.99 per year per domain. Privacy
protection for your business will cost you little more at $14.99 per year per domain.

2. Namecheap.com

Name cheap was invented in 2000 by Richard Kirkendall and is based out of Phoenix, AZ.
They are identified as an accredited registrar by the Internet Corporation for Assigned
Names and Numbers (ICAHN). Namecheap has 3million customers
and over 7 million domains are managed and registered by them. It was known as Best Domain Name Registrar by Life hackers and also in 2012 . The firm provides domain transfers, app integration, SSL certificates, email etc. It is also a web hosting service provider which provides shared, WordPress, reseller, VPS, and private email hosting. For customer’s queries and doubts, live chat and email ticketing customer support are also provided by the company. At Knowledge base, customers can find self-help tutorials and guides on the portal provided.

Plan: If you need to register a .com website through Namecheap, you must pay $8.88
per year. Services like top-level domains  .life, .me, .co, online, .club etc that are more affordable in price . Privacy Protection is offered with Whois Guard and if you register a new domain or transfer over an existing one then your first-year protection will be free. After this,you have to spend around $2.88 every year to keep your protection continue.

 

3. Bluehost.com

Founded in 2003. This domain is owned by one of the biggest hosting conglomerates on the planet i.e. Endurance International Group(EIG).

Bluehost is hosting over 2.5 million websites and in 2010 this organization had over
525,000 customers. This is also recommended by WordPress.ORG.

Bluehost provide shared, WordPress, VPS, dedicated and reseller hosting. For any complaints, request,queries by the customers, they also made 24/4 live chat, email ticketing, and phone
support available. So, you can get your any issue resolved by their representatives.
Plan: One domain is free with each hosting package. For more than one domain you
need to pay $11.99 per year per domain. Domain Privacy protection is $0.99 per month
in addition which means you have to pay a total of $11.88 per year. Altogether, you will
pay $23.87 per year for your domain and privacy protection as well.

4. Hostgator.com

Founded in 2002, HostGator was bought by Endurance International Group in 2012 and
still owned by this company only. The Company is situated in Houston, TX. HostGator
had gained over 600,000 customers and 11 million domains by 2013. It serves as a web
hosting service provider and its services include web, cloud, WordPress, reseller, VPS,
dedicated, application and Windows hosting. We suggest HostGator’s WordPress Cloud
Hosting because the uptime, page loading speeds, and pricing are great. Users get the
customer support via live chat, email ticketing, forums or video tutorials to resolve any
glitches.
Plan: You will have to pay $12.95 per year if you want to register a .com website with
the company. You will get one free domain with Hatchling Cloud Plan. If you are already
a HostGator user then a .cm site will only cost you $2.99 per year. You will have to pat
an extra fee of $14.95 per year for WHIOS privacy.

5. Name.com

William Mushkin found Name.com in 2003  has gained 420,000 customers since 2003 and now controlling 2 million of the 16.5 million domain names managed by Right Side. It transfers, the app integrates, SSL certificates, builds a website, email etc. Customer Support includes a knowledge base and site contact form. Phone support is also available every Monday from 8 AM to 6 PM
and Live chat support every day from 10 AM to 5 PM MST.

Plan: Website ending with .com cost $9.99 per year and a .host site will cost you back as
much $109.99 every year. With this WHOIS privacy is also available with an extra fee of
$4.99 per year not for all domain extensions.

6. 1 &1

1&1 is the oldest domain registrars out there. United Internet is running this company which is a German internet service services company.

1&1 is located in Montabaur, Germany, and  Karlsruhe, Zweibrucken, Munich, and Berlin. It is available in Germany, Austria, Great Britain,Spain, France, Poland, the United States, Canada, Italy, & Mexico. Around 8,000 employees are working for this company worldwide. Services includes are domain transfer, a website builder, an online store builder, web hosting, WordPress hosting, managed cloud hosting, VPS hosting, business email management and accounts etc. Tools for Online Marketing and email marketing are also available through 1&1 as well as SSL certificates.
24/7 Customer Support is provided via  phone support, chat , email and social media.

Plan: Pricing for .com sites on 1&1 cost will cost you 0.99 per year. A .biz site is the most
expensive at $14.99 per year. For private registration WHOIS domain privacy protection
is available for free.

7. Register.com

Register.com in headquartered in New York, NY and was found in 1994. This is owned by
Web.com Group, an American domain name, and web development organization.
Presently it is managing over two and a half million different domain names. Its features
and products are including domain transfers, website & e-commerce site builders,
hosting and SSL options, email services, and online marketing tools. Customer support is
provided via phone and email for all departments which is available from 9 AM to 5 PM
from Monday to Friday.

Plan: A .com website with Register.com will cost you back $5 per month. WHOIS privacy
protection is for an extra of $11 per year, so you will need to pay about $16 per year.

8. InMotion Hosting

Located out of Los Angeles, CA, InMotion Hosting was found in 2001. The company is
running a data center in Ashburn, VA. InMotion hosting is owning over 400,000
domains. They are also owning Web Hosting Hub, which is a web host made for
beginners and bloggers. Th company provides services like shared business, VPS, reseller and
WordPress hosting. They also provide enterprise hosting solutions and web design
services. The organization facilitates 24/7 customer support via live chat, email, Skype
and phone support also.

Plan: For a .com domain you will have to pay $14.99 per year and same for the .net,
.org, .biz, .info, and .us domains. An extra fee of $9.99 per year for domain privacy
protection which means a grand total of $24.98 per year.

9. Domains.com

Earlier known as ZenNames.net, Domains.com was founded in 2000. The firm is owned by
Domain.com Ltd. And it is centrally located in the United Kingdom in Weymouth, Dorset.
The firm specializes in domain transfers, email, SSL certificates, site building, e-commerce solutions, search engine visibility, online marketing services, fax throughemail etc.

They presently provide services like WordPress hosting, VPS hosting and dedicated hosting
plans.

Plan: You will get one free domain along with URL forwarding, email forwarding,
transfer lock and total DNS management for choosing any plan. for Domain.com you
have to pay $11.99 every year for registering a domain. For a .com and .net, it will
cost you $17.99 and $4.99 for .info. An additional charge of 6.95 per year per domain for
Domain privacy protection. An additional fee of $24.99 per year per domain for privacy
and business protection also.

10. Domains.Google

Google Domains was launched by Google on 13 Jan 2015. The software is presently in
the beta stage. Ever domain includes private registration at no extra cost, easy
integration with top website builders, custom email with G suite, new domain name
endings, customization sub-domains, fast, secure and reliable internet infrastructure
with Google, simple domain management tools, email forwarding, support etc. Its
support team is available 24/7 via live chat, email or phone.
Plan: A .com website via Google Domains will cost around $12 per year per domain.
Users can also buy domains for up to ten years which means they can buy a .com
domain for 2 years or $24 or ten years for a fee of $120. WHOIS privacy protection with
your domain is available at no extra charges in this case. Some domains like .co.nz or
.co.uk do not allow private registration.