Name.com is an ICANN accredited domain name registrar and one of the reputed web hosting company, which is based in Denver, Colorado. In the year 2003, Bill Mushkin has founded the organization. The organization is considered as a part of Donuts Inc. A wide range of services are provided by Name.Com such as web hosting, domain name registration, email, Google apps, top-notch as well as expired domain names, SSL certification and website builder.
Specializations and Services
3 levels of shared hosting packages are introduced by Name.Com. It depends on how many websites you looking to host. If you looking for host a single website, a starter package would be the perfect choice for you. Through this, you can access several features such as a certain amount of disk space, email accounts, bandwidth, and MySQL databases. Following this, their top package comes with unlimited website design, boundless disk space, databases and email accounts. You will also get SSL certification by purchasing the top package.
More than 50 pre-installed scripts, automatic backup system, PHP 5, well-developed file manager; spam protection, boundless FTP accounts, Enterprise Web Stats, and cPanel are those promised features, which you will get through their hosting packages. Following this Name.Com is also known for featuring phpmyadmin, protected email encryption, Perl 5.8, Python 2.6 language support, MySQL 5 and Git. Through the email hosting, you will be able to enjoy boundless forwards, enterprise webmail edge and limitless automatic responders.
If you are looking to build your website on your own without using those features, then you can consider a website builder introduced by Name.com. You can choose both small and large plans for your website depending upon your needs. If you are ready to consider CMS for website building, Name.com can provide you an alternative for the usual hosting. By considering WordPress on any of the standard plans, you will be able to save some additional cost as well.
As compared to the other hosting packages, WordPress hosting can be a cheaper option. If you are looking for a cost-effective plan, you can certainly go for this. Several features are included in the WordPress package such as boundless storage space and bandwidth, one-click installation, everyday backups, plugins and complete assistance for WordPress themes.
Email exclusive plans are also provided by Name.Com. This plan is suitable for customers who are not looking for a web presence. As per the number of the email addresses you need, you can choose an appropriate email hosting plan.
Backups and Security
The automatic backup system has been provided with each hosting plan. In order to ensure the website protection from any sort of corruption, this feature can be proved as helpful for the users. Though, you should maintain your own backup files as well.
In order to ensure security, Name.com has introduced a two-step verification procedure. It will protect your account from unauthorized people. One security password will be given to you through your smartphone.
Customer Service and Support
The knowledge base of Name.com is filled with information on several topics such as account management, video tutorials, billing and domain mane management. In case if you have any queries, you can simply contact the support team through email or phone. However, they are not providing 24/7 customer support. You can contact them through the mail from 6 am to 10 pm. Similarly, they will attend your calls from 8 am to 8 pm respectively. You need to be aware of the time zone you living while contacting with the support group, as they are following MST.
Name.com is committed to providing you 99.9% uptime.
Unlike many other organizations, Name.com believes in to keep the pricing section clear and visible, which is highly appreciated by the users.
Payment Policies along with Billing
Both monthly and annual plans are applicable for all the packages. Though, Name.com offers a discount for each annual plan. Free domain registration will be applicable for the very first year while buying new hosting plans. Paypal, master card along with American express and visa can be considered for conducting the payment procedure.
All the hosting plans provided by the company come with a 30-day money back guarantee scheme. You will receive the entire money if you cancel the plan within 30 days.