View Full Version : registering a domain

06-27-2004, 03:16 PM
I am thinking about registering a domain name.

Particularly, I am wanting to register: www.crimsonblaze.net

I have some questions, however.

1. Is www.aplus.net a good place to register a domain name? At aplus.net I can register my domain name for 2 years for $14 or for 3 years for about $21. (I want to either do a 2 year or 3 year registration right now).

2. I have about 150 MB of server space on the BYU server. I already have a website which I make use of quite a lot sitting on that server space. As of right now I am using about 58 MB of that server space. How can I utilize a part of it towards this new website if I register the domain name? I saw something about parking and forwarding domains on aplus.net, not sure exactly what that would do for me.

And of course any other info would be appreciated. :)

06-27-2004, 03:28 PM
The price doesn't sound bad. Make sure that they are putting YOU down as the domain owner and registrant. Some companies put themselves down and it can become a major pain in the arse if they do so.

After you register a domain you have to tell it what nameservers to use. The nameservers are what specifies the IP address and location of the domain, zones, subdomains, etc.

06-27-2004, 08:03 PM
As I understand it, parking a domain is just reserving it and not doing anything. Forwarding domains just send the user to a different URL.

06-27-2004, 10:03 PM

im one of their MANY very happy customers.

06-28-2004, 07:08 AM

Very happy with them.

06-28-2004, 08:01 AM
been searching the WHOIS thingy and looks like lots of people use godaddy.

06-28-2004, 10:37 AM
They are affordable, fast, and offer awsome support for their domains. I love godaddy and wont use any other in the future.

06-28-2004, 10:43 AM
I've had the same experience with active-domain.

06-28-2004, 12:24 PM
i've only heard good things about godaddy (apart from their name) www.webhostingtalk.com have a forum dedicated to domain stuff

06-28-2004, 01:13 PM
hosted by godaddy also, but don't know why it's the best :-p