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Found 16th Dec 2017
Get 12 months free hosting and a domain name.
All top level domains included.

No credit card or payment details needed, renewal after the 12 months is up is not to bad at around £38 a year depending on your domain you chose. This is a good deal for people looking to test websites etc
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Tried getting a domain...
Unfortunately the registration of the domain (domainname.uk) has failed.

A contact in the order has not been accepted by the applicable registry,
thus the order has not been processed. Please get in touch with our
support team.
epicinki4 m ago

Tried getting a domain...Unfortunately the registration of the domain …Tried getting a domain...Unfortunately the registration of the domain (domainname.uk) has failed.A contact in the order has not been accepted by the applicable registry,thus the order has not been processed. Please get in touch with oursupport team.


I got a .com domain no problem. Remember that to get a .uk domain as far as i know you must own the co.uk domain too, I think that all .co.uk domain owners have the relevant .uk domain reserved for them. This is maybe why you had a problem.
Op, when you did this did you get a receipt?
BMR1 m ago

I got a .com domain no problem. Remember that to get a .uk domain as far …I got a .com domain no problem. Remember that to get a .uk domain as far as i know you must own the co.uk domain too, I think that all .co.uk domain owners have the relevant .uk domain reserved for them. This is maybe why you had a problem.


That is correct .UK is in the sunrise period (at least that's what I think it's called).
alexjameshaines7 m ago

Op, when you did this did you get a receipt?


I got an email with the paid invoice for the domain. Also got an email with all the cpanel stuff. Just received an email receipt for the domain itself. I have just received a further email to verify my contact details with ICANN , I had till 31/12 to do this or the domain would be de-activated.
Edited by: "BMR" 16th Dec 2017
epicinki21 m ago

Tried getting a domain...Unfortunately the registration of the domain …Tried getting a domain...Unfortunately the registration of the domain (domainname.uk) has failed.A contact in the order has not been accepted by the applicable registry,thus the order has not been processed. Please get in touch with oursupport team.



I got the same E-mail.
BMR12 m ago

I got an email with the paid invoice for the domain. Also got an email …I got an email with the paid invoice for the domain. Also got an email with all the cpanel stuff. Just received an email receipt for the domain itself. I have just received a further email to verify my contact details with ICANN , I had till 31/12 to do this or the domain would be de-activated.



That's great. My one requirement would be that you get a receipt for the domain. This means if the company claim that you don't own it you can complain to the likes of internic etc and prove that it was 'paid for'.
alexjameshaines6 m ago

That's great. My one requirement would be that you get a receipt for the …That's great. My one requirement would be that you get a receipt for the domain. This means if the company claim that you don't own it you can complain to the likes of internic etc and prove that it was 'paid for'.


Yes it does appear that unlike some free domain offers, this is registered to you not the hosting company I am just using it to test an idea, if it takes off then the renewal is not a problem, if it does not then well nothing lost money wise!
Would you know if you can change the nameservers and have it hosted elsewhere or does it have to be hosted with them?
Tried non .uk and received an E-Mail saying I have successfully bought this web address.
miaas8 m ago

Would you know if you can change the nameservers and have it hosted …Would you know if you can change the nameservers and have it hosted elsewhere or does it have to be hosted with them?


I have just had a look in the control panel, it is letting me set my own nameservers
BMR1 m ago

I have just had a look in the control panel, it is letting me set my own …I have just had a look in the control panel, it is letting me set my own nameservers


Thanks for your time.
Thanks for this .
Do you need Facebook for this? If so that’s rubbish and probably they re just mining your fb data
justanothercid3 m ago

Do you need Facebook for this? If so that’s rubbish and probably they re j …Do you need Facebook for this? If so that’s rubbish and probably they re just mining your fb data


I did originally find the offer through facebook, but no you certainly don't need facebook for it. They need some contact details as its a requirement to register domains, no matter who you use as your registrant.
It won’t accept my postcode, although their mobile site sucks as had to request desktop site just to get past the intial “take part”.
You do need facebook as it takes you through a Facebook acceptance thing
BMR5 m ago

I did originally find the offer through facebook, but no you certainly …I did originally find the offer through facebook, but no you certainly don't need facebook for it. They need some contact details as its a requirement to register domains, no matter who you use as your registrant.


I’ve got round the fb request but now it only gives the free hosting and not domain.. you don’t happen to know the code for free domain?? Thanks
miaas3 m ago

It won’t accept my postcode, although their mobile site sucks as had to r …It won’t accept my postcode, although their mobile site sucks as had to request desktop site just to get past the intial “take part”. You do need facebook as it takes you through a Facebook acceptance thing


I registered through chrome on a laptop, it did not mention facebook anywhere except an option to create an account using facebook, i didn't opt for this and went for a normal account creation. I did see on the Facebook thread a couple of comments saying it was refusing to accept postcode, both of these were sorted I think through their support.
BMR3 m ago

I registered through chrome on a laptop, it did not mention facebook …I registered through chrome on a laptop, it did not mention facebook anywhere except an option to create an account using facebook, i didn't opt for this and went for a normal account creation. I did see on the Facebook thread a couple of comments saying it was refusing to accept postcode, both of these were sorted I think through their support.


Thanks will try a laptop in the morning then does seem a good deal just don’t want fb
justanothercid7 m ago

I’ve got round the fb request but now it only gives the free hosting and n …I’ve got round the fb request but now it only gives the free hosting and not domain.. you don’t happen to know the code for free domain?? Thanks


Just looked at my invoice for you, the code it has applied is 9KEAU8976T don't know if this will work for you.
Edited by: "BMR" 16th Dec 2017
miaas8 m ago

It won’t accept my postcode, although their mobile site sucks as had to r …It won’t accept my postcode, although their mobile site sucks as had to request desktop site just to get past the intial “take part”. You do need facebook as it takes you through a Facebook acceptance thing


It did the same for me while trying to get a .uk domain .. but after reading further up this post people have said you would need to own the .co.uk to get the .uk .. so i tried a different domain name that was available on .co.uk and it worked
Am I missing it or do they not have any whois guard service?
Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read and fully understood the T&Cs. Easyname have to pay the uk registry for that domain and they don't plan to make a loss on your registration.

First of all you will be automatically be charged 14.90 euros on 12 month renewal. That's expensive for a .uk domain, Try and escape that charge? Well you have to complete a signed form and return it to them (in Austria?) 42 days beforehand.

Even if you succeed at that and still want the domain - you will have to transfer it out. Most UK registrars do that without charge. Easynames charge you 14.90 euros again. (Yes you can also do it manually through Nominet with a lot of form filling but that wiil afair cost you £12).

So unless you want a use and dump a domain and risk a cc charge within the year - you are going to get a much better domain deal elsewhere. As for hosting - take a look here. If its true its pretty worthless: gb.hostadvice.com/hos…ws/ (no LetsEncrypt means you will be de-ranked by Google and be a sitting duck if you try and run anything (llike Wordpress) that requires online login. Not to mention that browsers like Chrome will try and stop it.

This is likely to be not free but a rather expensive lunch served without cutlery.
brainsys3 m ago

Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read …Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read and fully understood the T&Cs. Easyname have to pay the uk registry for that domain and they don't plan to make a loss on your registration.First of all you will be automatically be charged 14.90 euros on 12 month renewal. That's expensive for a .uk domain, Try and escape that charge? Well you have to complete a signed form and return it to them (in Austria?) 42 days beforehand.Even if you succeed at that and still want the domain - you will have to transfer it out. Most UK registrars do that without charge. Easynames charge you 14.90 euros again. (Yes you can also do it manually through Nominet with a lot of form filling but that wiil afair cost you £12).So unless you want a use and dump a domain and risk a cc charge within the year - you are going to get a much better domain deal elsewhere. As for hosting - take a look here. If its true its pretty worthless: https://gb.hostadvice.com/hosting-company/easyname-reviews/ (no LetsEncrypt means you will be de-ranked by Google and be a sitting duck if you try and run anything (llike Wordpress) that requires online login. Not to mention that browsers like Chrome will try and stop it.This is likely to be not free but a rather expensive lunch served without cutlery.


May i ask how i will be charge without forth giving of any bank details?
Edited by: "Kalli86" 16th Dec 2017
brainsys15 m ago

Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read …Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read and fully understood the T&Cs. Easyname have to pay the uk registry for that domain and they don't plan to make a loss on your registration.First of all you will be automatically be charged 14.90 euros on 12 month renewal. That's expensive for a .uk domain, Try and escape that charge? Well you have to complete a signed form and return it to them (in Austria?) 42 days beforehand.Even if you succeed at that and still want the domain - you will have to transfer it out. Most UK registrars do that without charge. Easynames charge you 14.90 euros again. (Yes you can also do it manually through Nominet with a lot of form filling but that wiil afair cost you £12).So unless you want a use and dump a domain and risk a cc charge within the year - you are going to get a much better domain deal elsewhere. As for hosting - take a look here. If its true its pretty worthless: https://gb.hostadvice.com/hosting-company/easyname-reviews/ (no LetsEncrypt means you will be de-ranked by Google and be a sitting duck if you try and run anything (llike Wordpress) that requires online login. Not to mention that browsers like Chrome will try and stop it.This is likely to be not free but a rather expensive lunch served without cutlery.


Fair enough, take heed of this advice, its from someone who appears to have a lot more knowledge about domain registration than I do. There is no auto renewal switched on though and you do not give any payment details. I am an affiliate marketer so burn through plenty of domain names (most are pretty much useless to me after 12 months). I send traffic through social media or paid advertising so search ranking is pretty much irrelevant in my case. I still think it could be useful for someone wanting to test a website, have a @yourdomain email address etc with pretty much no risk.
Been waiting an hour for the text confirmation code. How long did everyone else wait?
Turret12 m ago

Been waiting an hour for the text confirmation code. How long did everyone …Been waiting an hour for the text confirmation code. How long did everyone else wait?



10 seconds
Pootled2 m ago

10 seconds


Same
brainsys2 h, 49 m ago

Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read …Downvote if you want the domain name - this is a con unless you have read and fully understood the T&Cs. Easyname have to pay the uk registry for that domain and they don't plan to make a loss on your registration.First of all you will be automatically be charged 14.90 euros on 12 month renewal. That's expensive for a .uk domain, Try and escape that charge? Well you have to complete a signed form and return it to them (in Austria?) 42 days beforehand.Even if you succeed at that and still want the domain - you will have to transfer it out. Most UK registrars do that without charge. Easynames charge you 14.90 euros again. (Yes you can also do it manually through Nominet with a lot of form filling but that wiil afair cost you £12).So unless you want a use and dump a domain and risk a cc charge within the year - you are going to get a much better domain deal elsewhere. As for hosting - take a look here. If its true its pretty worthless: https://gb.hostadvice.com/hosting-company/easyname-reviews/ (no LetsEncrypt means you will be de-ranked by Google and be a sitting duck if you try and run anything (llike Wordpress) that requires online login. Not to mention that browsers like Chrome will try and stop it.This is likely to be not free but a rather expensive lunch served without cutlery.


Agree with the most of what you posted, but that last part is at best out of context scaremongering, but mostly completely untrue. No LetsEncrypt means absolutely nothing apart from no LetsEncrypt
BMR3 h, 49 m ago

Yes it does appear that unlike some free domain offers, this is registered …Yes it does appear that unlike some free domain offers, this is registered to you not the hosting company I am just using it to test an idea, if it takes off then the renewal is not a problem, if it does not then well nothing lost money wise!


You aren't offering lifetime VPN access by any chance are you?
decanay2 h, 45 m ago

Agree with the most of what you posted, but that last part is at best out …Agree with the most of what you posted, but that last part is at best out of context scaremongering, but mostly completely untrue. No LetsEncrypt means absolutely nothing apart from no LetsEncrypt



Nah Google has increasingly been blocking sites for being malicious due to login details not being sent via an ssl connection. So without letencryot you are walking a tightrope of being blocked (which is a pain to get unblocked even if you then buy an ssl cert)
Google doesn’t block non https sites - it flags some, not all, as ‘not secure’ in the browser address bar. As for Wordpress, use a suitable username and password combination and that works fine too.

On any new site though, it’s probably sensible to use https from the start
Given the crazy T&C's I will stick with AWS free tier or Lightsail and their Domain registration service.

Heat added but not for me. At present I run six blogs and they cost between 50p and £3 a month to host.
Kalli869 h, 53 m ago

May i ask how i will be charge without forth giving of any bank details?


Continuous Card Payment.
simonwakefield14 h, 36 m ago

Nah Google has increasingly been blocking sites for being malicious due to …Nah Google has increasingly been blocking sites for being malicious due to login details not being sent via an ssl connection. So without letencryot you are walking a tightrope of being blocked (which is a pain to get unblocked even if you then buy an ssl cert)


The part about securing logins properly is fine, and that should be actively promoted. But he was just saying that Let's Encrypt is simply one of a multitude of methods of acquiring an SSL certificate, it's not the only way.
stevenfeeney1 h, 6 m ago

Continuous Card Payment.


Surely id have needed to give my card details first? Which i didnt as the site doesnt ask for any.. so again how will i be charged? o.O
SomeOtherBloke3 h, 24 m ago

Google doesn’t block non https sites - it flags some, not all, as ‘not sec …Google doesn’t block non https sites - it flags some, not all, as ‘not secure’ in the browser address bar. As for Wordpress, use a suitable username and password combination and that works fine too. On any new site though, it’s probably sensible to use https from the start



More than just in the address bar, it also has an increasing habit of throwing up one of their red pages if you send login details over an insecure connection. And sure people should just start with having ssl but someone going after a free host and domain most likely doesn’t have the resources to be able to buy a ssl cert so not supporting letsencrypt becomes an issue
hollger1 h, 53 m ago

The part about securing logins properly is fine, and that should be …The part about securing logins properly is fine, and that should be actively promoted. But he was just saying that Let's Encrypt is simply one of a multitude of methods of acquiring an SSL certificate, it's not the only way.


Sure not the only way but one of the only ways to get one for free for life. People using free hosting aren’t exactly going to pay for one now are they
simonwakefield12 h, 18 m ago

Sure not the only way but one of the only ways to get one for free for …Sure not the only way but one of the only ways to get one for free for life. People using free hosting aren’t exactly going to pay for one now are they


Maybe not, but there's a lot involved with Let's Encrypt (including to remember to renew them) compared to even a $20 one from Comodo. I doubt free hosts will have the automatic process in place to sort the renewals so there's more work to put in. I would not suggest Let's Encrypt (at present) for anyone without a thorough understanding of SSL and HTTP technologies in general.
Edited by: "hollger" 17th Dec 2017
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