Domain Registration Reviews

What service should you register your domain name with? Make an informed decision after reading reviews of the best domain registration services, complete with pricing tables, additional services listed, and our editor's bottom line recommendation.

GoDaddy is an inescapable force in any discussion of domain registrars. In a decade, thanks in no small part to its plentiful promotional deals, it has grown into a veritable empire: serving 12 million customers, it is the largest domain...

Founded in 1979, Network Solution’s first incarnation was as a small systems integration engineering company. The company was dynamic and groundbreaking from its inception, traits that would be rewarded in 1993, when Network Solutions...

Register.com is a one-stop shop for domain registration, web design, and site management: in short it earns its self-appointed title “the leader in small business tools” in spades. Register.com became a Web.com company in 2010,...

Boasting 3 million customers and no less than 30 years of experience, Web.com is an inescapable name in the domain registration and web hosting industry, particularly when it comes to catering to small businesses. Part of its far-reaching...

Domain.com was founded in 2000 with the aim of offering its customers the holy trinity of quality, reliability, and affordability. Domain.com has achieved considerable success, if its impressive A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau is...

Yahoo is, it goes without saying, a colossal name in web services. Its domain registration, much like its web hosting, is aimed squarely at small businesses, as part of Yahoo Small Business. Yahoo Small Business encompasses a wealth of...

Boasting no less than 15 years of industry experience, Australia-based domain registrar Domain Names’ services have attracted an impressive list of clients running the gamut from private individuals to small businesses to...

Established in 1988, 1&1 still holds true to its founding values of strength, reliability, and competitive pricing. That commitment has been duly noted: today 1&1 serves nearly 13.5 million customers and manages approximately 19...

Since its founding in 2003, Name.com has skyrocketed to the top of the domain registration industry; today it is regularly ranked among the leading domain registrars, and its popularity shows no sign of slowing. A subsidiary of Demand Media...

As its name suggests, HostGator’s primary focus is squarely on its extensive web hosting offerings, though it has also cultivated its reputation as a domain registrar independent from its hosting services. Since its founding more than...

Mad Dog Domains is evidently a newcomer on the web services scene; definite information about the company is fairly (perhaps troublingly) elusive. It has, nevertheless, garnered considerable attention for its cut-rate prices, frequent...

Verio was founded in 1996, and it didn’t take long for the industry to take notice: by 2000 it was acquired as a subsidiary of NTT Communications’ Global IP Network. Since then, Verio has established a respected name for itself,...

Netfirms, sister company to web host FatCow, was created in 1998 to service small businesses, home offices, and private individuals with low prices and the tools to build a web presence. Today it is part of the mega-host Endurance...

Founded in 2006 by a trio of friends who wanted to ensure its future customers had somewhere to turn for a simple, thoroughly enjoyable, and even free web building experience. Today that dream has taken Wix to stratospheric heights-- it...

UK2.net (part of the international UK2 group) may be based in Shoreditch, London, but it boasts customers around the world. In its almost two decades of experience, UK2.net has amassed a large customer base 4 million domains strong. Domain...