site coding and registration and such

Discussion in 'Web Design & Coding' started by n0d3, Mar 23, 2005.

  1. n0d3

    n0d3 the 4um stalker

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    This really isn't so much about coding as it is about the registration process. My friends want a website for their band and I can do the coding part. I just don't know about the registration for a domain and hosting. Really I'm just wanting general insight for preferred hosting and what operating system I want it hosted on... I'm guessing I'll register straight through Network Solutions. So please share your opinions.
     
  2. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Network Solutions is going to charge you an arm and a leg for a domain, they can easily charge you $35 last i heard from a friend.

    Use some reseller of http://enom.com/ or http://godaddy.com is also very good. I personally use the enom reseller http://registerfly.com/

    For hosting, i have heard good things about http://wwm.net/ . Or if you are more of a do it yourself kind of person, LordOfLa offers hosting for £10 a month, check out his plan at http://www.spammers-paradise.com/forums/index.php?showtopic=10498 .
     
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  3. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    For $4 per month you get:

    http://hostmatix.com/noble.html

    I've been with them for almost 3 years now (which is unheard of when it comes to webhosts), and they have excellent, excellent customer service. ~bk, and SPeedy_B also use hostmatix for their sites.

    I don't have much experience with registering domains as the one I have right now was registered by my dad back in 1997.
     
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  4. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    Yeah though I will cater to the hands off types, I focus more at the hands on types... how many of those still exist I have no clue so maybe I should refocus to the hands off types that like control panels and what not.
     
  5. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    Liar. :p SPeedY_B moved his site over to http://got-w00t.co.uk a while ago, so that he could bother Geffy with support problems. ganai.com is still hosted at hostmatix.

    Code:
    BiteSize:~ xistence$ whois speedyb.co.uk
    
        Domain Name:
            speedyb.co.uk
    
        Registrant:
            Dave
    
        Registrant's Address:
    
        Registrant's Agent:
            Fasthosts Internet Limited [Tag = FASTHOSTS]
            URL: http://www.fasthosts.co.uk
    
        Relevant Dates:
            Registered on:  15-Mar-2002
            Renewal Date:   15-Mar-2006
            Last updated:   29-Dec-2004
    
        Registration Status:
            Registered until renewal date.
    
        Name servers listed in order:
            ns1.got-w00t.co.uk                83.245.14.7
            ns2.got-w00t.co.uk                83.245.14.8
    
        WHOIS database last updated at 11:40:00 23-Mar-2005
    
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  6. Geffy

    Geffy Moderator Folding Team

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    got-w00t :D
    weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

    yar, I tend to use ukreg or 123reg to register domain names
     
  7. Khayman

    Khayman I'm sorry Hal... Political User Folding Team

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  8. n0d3

    n0d3 the 4um stalker

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    ok.. well i registered the domain at godaddy.com and then i registered hosting at hostmatix.com... i did the registering last night and the payment details show on my paypal account. the problem lies in the fact that i can't log into hostmatix to view the details of the registration and stuff. and on godaddy when i try putting in the domain name server i got when i was registering through hostamatix, it says they aren't valid. anyone know what the deal is? is it just because it's been such a short time?? because i figured it would go faster since hostmatix says "instant account activation"
     
  9. Grandmaster

    Grandmaster Electronica Addict Political User Folding Team

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    Alright, it was a half-truth :p camportal is still hosted at hostmatix I believe.

    n0d3: Email hostmatix support dude.
     
  10. X-Istence

    X-Istence * Political User

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    So? That does not make your half-truth any better. As you never mentioned camportal in your origional post! :p