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Domain Registry Service and Pricing Changes

November 4, 2021 at 8:53 AM

We are announcing new changes to our domain registry services and pricing which will impact all domain customers for their next renewals and new domain registrations and transfers starting on 11/11/2021.

Our original registry provider, which has allowed us to maintain excellent domain pricing for a select handful of TLDs for our customers, is unfortunately closing down and discontinuing support for their service. This does not mean any downtime for your sites! All domains will be moved to a new registry provider behind the scenesĀ for continuing service. Your domain will still be with us and you will manage it here in our account portal, but our registry provider will change. This transition comes with both good and bad news: We will now be able to offer (many) new TLDs for registration, however, pricing will increase for all domain registrations, renewals, and transfers effective immediately, and pricing will vary between domain TLDs going forward.

We will have access to nearly all available TLDs, and will progressively add more TLDs to our domain registration and transfer options very soon.

For a long time we've been able to offer extremely competitive domain pricing (for .com, .net, .org, .biz, .us, and .info TLDs) at $12/year to all customers because of our no-frills registry provider that only supported a short list of TLDs. These prices will unfortunately be increasing as this registry provider is retired. The new pricing for these TLDs for new registrations, renewals, and transfers is as follows*:

.com - $15/year
.net - $16/year
.org - $16/year
.info - $21/year
.biz - $21/year
.us - $15/year

* - Note new orders cannot be placed at the old pricing at this time and new orders cannot be accepted until the transition to our new registry provider is completed on 11/11/2021. Resellers will still receive a $2/year discount on all domain registrations, transfers, and renewals. We are likely to see more frequent domain pricing changes and TLD additions in the future as a result of the registry provider change.

We apologize that this announcement comes so close to the time of the impending changes. Please note all domain operations (registration, renewal, transfer, and modification) are presently suspended until 11/11/2021. If you have urgent changes to be made to your domain, please contact us at the help desk and we can put in a ticket with the registry for urgent change requests.