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 mega-corporations to universities and even government departments. (Some of its most well known clients include Citibank, Office Depot, and Major League Baseball.)
Although Domain Names serves an international clientele, it is especially attentive to its Australian compatriots. Its central aim is to provide the resources and encouragement to ensure every Australian entrepreneur can establish an online presence and reach their business’s full potential.
Every customer who registers a domain with Domain Names essentially receives a basic hosting plan, including a 5 page website, 5 email accounts, SEO tools, free Spam and Virus protection.
Domain Names also offers free DNS management, subdomains, and domain protection. In addition, you can opt for auto renewal, domain forwarding, or renewal reminders.
The TLD selection, like the company at large, makes a point of especially catering to Australian and New Zealand clientele (there are several .au and .nz extensions), but it encompasses an ample variety of other TLDs as well.
Domain Names provides an extensive variety of SSL plans to choose from (four plan variants each for Symantec, Thawte, GeoTrust, and Comodo) making it easy to find the exact protection that’s right for your site. You can also purchase exceptionally secure email plans featuring not only virus and spam protection but also data protection and disaster recovery. In addition, you can purchase six hosting plans for Linux and Windows from Domain Names, with 99.9% uptime guarantee, as well as WordPress and CMS hosting.
Furthermore, you can add one of Domain Names’ three website builders to your plan. The Startup website builder is free (and is the centerpiece of Domain Names’ campaign to put every business in Australia online), but the Business and eCommerce plans incur additional fees. All Web building plans include a content editor, design elements (175 HTML and CSS customizable designs and tens of thousands of images,) as well as marketing aids and blogging tools.
Domain Names’ Support Centre offers dozens of articles to help you through any questions you may have or technical issues you may encounter. If you want to speak to a customer service representative, you may do so 24/7 by email or phone.
Domain Names’ domain registration is, essentially, a basic hosting plan, which those who only need the bare minimum for their website rather than a full hosting plan can appreciate. The free site builder is another major attraction, and the variety of other services (SSL offerings are especially varied) should enable nearly anyone to craft the site they need.
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