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I want to buy a domain name. I plan to set up my own A, NS, and MX records using Slicehost. So I guess I just need the cheapest place, right?

How much I should be paying for .com or .org?

  • Perhaps my question was not very focused. But I don't really think my question from the title, 'where should I buy a cheap domain name?' is duplicated by the above question or by any other questions I can find. Happily I got a few good answers before this was closed.
  • I bought my domain from for about $9 I think. So far so good, I guess. 1&1 was cheaper, but only for the first year and it seems like commenters on life hacker highly recommended namecheap so I went with that.
  • If you want a premium domain name, you should try a premium domain names marketplace like

It depends on what top-level domain you are purchasing.

For .com, 8-10 dollars is a reasonable price for a year.

You want to look for a place that will let you easily change your DNS records.

I have personally used Namecheap.

In an effort to avoid a flame war, I would like to cite a lifehacker article which listed the five best domain registrars according to its readers.

  1. Namecheap
  2. 1&1
  3. GoDaddy
  5. Gandi

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