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Can I get a Godaddy domain name and/or hosting for a website for free? Where?
First question I got is Can I get a Godaddy domain name and/or hosting for a website for free? Where? Looking forward for any answer. 2nd question I got is.. I just registered two HostGator meaningfully.com and meaningull.net under new different acc reg at.

Http://domains.aplus.net/.

It was supposed to be a $1 register fee for each of domain.. one of their staff name max k told me it was a $1 billing and yet I recieved a $7.95 for both of my domain.. I sent a complain email to.



But yet till now I still havent recieved any reply.. when I chat with them this morning they said will refund me but now when I just chat with them again they said different things... I need some advice.. please help me.. Thx..

Comments (19)

Yep, however you might wanna make sure and wait for someone else to confirm my answer as I am unsure. Better yet, why don't you email the Godaddy guys because they can give you an answer better...

Comment #1

Well if Verisign is charging $6 to every ICANN registar for every .com reg, then how do you expect a one dollar domain. Personally I think it's partially your fault for sending them your credit card info..

Tom..

Comment #2

Get a "tursted" HostGator name registar like godaddy or enom..

Comment #3

I have to be honest here....

It's fairly clear that it's 1 HostGator per customer.

"* Limit of one HostGator per customer. Additional domains $7.95 each. ".

And in your post you make it clear that you registered 2....

And you are surprised somehow?.

Please explain..

-Allan..

Comment #4

Not that much! ICANN charges some pennies (if I'm not completely wrong)..

Comment #5

ICANN charges .25 per HostGator no matter what extension, but then the person that owns the extension (regristy) can charge whatever they want. Verisign owns the .com extension, and charge $6...

Comment #6

If you want discount domains, just use the godaddy loophole. No need to use unsecure methods of getting cheaper domains...

Comment #7

And it is for new customer only. 1 HostGator per customer...

Comment #8

Tandiono, you are in the wrong here. And when you complain to them, please be a little nicer, it helps...

Comment #9

Im in a lost track.. I dunno what to do... they said will refund me but up till now still no reply from them yet.. even if it's a $1 registration for new acc I dun think they will ever charge this price.. just try it guys open new acc..

Comment #10

Tandino,.

Why should they refund you if you tried to purchase 2 domains from them when the TOS says 1 HostGator per customer?.

-Allan..

Comment #11

Agreed, Sorry but I think you are in the wrong here...

Comment #12

Are you trying to cheat them or they cheated you?.

* Limit of one HostGator per customer. Additional domains $7.95 each..

** Free HostGator name registration does not apply to all HostGator extensions. The following HostGator extensions are only available at an extra charge: .tv and .cc...

Comment #13

What do you think sibaong? ru indonesian? just wondering hehe..

Comment #14

Ok they cheated you, but ....

IMO... you cheated them.

Well, I think you should reg both domains with different account and different credit card.

Yup..

Comment #15

Apa kabar pak? haha.. well I register different new HostGator with new acc... HostGator A with acc A while HostGator B with acc B.. Look whose fault now?..

Comment #16

I suppose this indicates you did indeed tried to defraud them and they likely became suspicious because both accounts A and B are from the same IP address, consider yourself lucky your account has not been suspended if that is the case...

Comment #17

Kabar baik, hope you too.

Singaporean? I have gf in runescape, shes from singapore.

Hmm I dunno, maybe both of you are trying to cheated each other.

J/k..

Comment #18

"* Limit of one HostGator per customer. Additional domains $7.95 each. ".

It's not really their fault. More of your fault, because you didn't read or misread that sentence...

Comment #19

Yours..

The terms on their website clearly state 1 per CUSTOMER, not 1 per ACCOUNT that a customer creates....

You don't think you were trying to cheat them?.

-Allan..

Comment #20


This question was taken from a support group/message board and re-posted here so others can learn from it.