Contrary to what people think, there are several reliable free domain provider the world today, for those who can’t afford a paid domain name (.com, .net, .mobile etc.), you should go for the free domain option available.
This post is aim at outlining the various services out there for free domain names and what they offer.
- DOT.TK This is unarguably the most popular free domain provider. DotTK offers free .tk domain names, as well as paid .tk domain names ($6.95/year). The free domain come with a twist though – a Free .TK Domain automatically expires when it does not receive the required minimum of 25 unique visitors during the previous 90 day period. DotTK supports frame redirects, and also allows you to use your own name servers to easily integrate into your .TK domain into your website. They also offers their own DNS service if you prefer yo use it. If you do not set your website to properly redirect or if the DNS is still updating, your .TK domain will display a parking page with advertisements.
- CO.CC Behind DOT.TK is CO.CC. They support Windows Live Custom Domains, integration with Google Apps, as-well as Blogger custom domains. also they also offers their own free DNS service with full NS, MX, A and CNAME records.There are absolutely no ads for .CO.CC free domains unlike others.
- CC.CZ CC.CZ is another good free domain provider. Though the CZ prefix does imply Czech Republic, but registration is in no way limited to other users, and their domains are accessible world-wide. Contrary to CO.CC, they allow free short 3-character domains. One good thing about them is, You can register their free domains for two years, so that relieves you of worrying about renewing it. Domain renewal is always free too.
- CU.CC This is another full featured free domain provider