Dot Earth review
This review cover a general impression of dotearth.com product features like reliability, support, data center, price & more. Brand #13449, listed since .
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I have 8 domains, 2 webhosting packages and 3 email hosting packages with DOTEarth. They promote their 24/7 hosting support but that is strictly for hosting i.e. help you make email or webpage changes. Even at that, the talent has limited capability and has actually created more problems than they corrected. The real dissatisfaction is with the actual Domian support i.e. modifying DNS, Forwarding, Settings, information, Etc. It is impossible to speak to support personnel and email responses take days. When they finally do respond it is via intermittent emails at 2am. You will be frustrated beyond belief and there is nothing you can do. Not only do I not recommend DOTEarth, I warn against it. They have changed.
About Dot EarthFREE EMAIL FORWARDING WITH VIRUS FILTERING! Now includes 15 individual addresses plus an unlimited catch-all address
Receive email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Start using your new domain immediately as an email address with our catch-all email forwarding with virus filtering. This free service connects your new domain name to any existing email address. All email sent to your domain (eg, email@example.com) will be automatically redirected to the existing email box of your choice. Catch-all forwarding allows you to establish an unlimited number of email addresses, eg firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, etc. All email will be directed to the central email account for retrieval.
Or use our free DNS service to connect your domain to your own mail exchanger (mail server).
FREE WEB FORWARDING!
Included with new or renewed domains.
Connect an unlimited number of new domains to an existing web site with no additional monthly fees. Unlike other URL forwarding services, our advanced web forwarding system supports masked and visible URL forwarding, allows users to directly access and bookmark individual pages and subdirectories using your domain, and enhances search engine results by providing keyword and description meta tags with your masked web fowarding. Administer forwarding or meta tag settings using our web-based administration screens. Additional features include: support for URL subdirectory forwarding (for example, if the user type into their browser "http://www.mydomain.com/something/mypage.html", it can connect to the remote URL "http://targetURL/something/mypage.html" ) and real-time update to target URL changes in our easy-to-use online web forwarding administration screen.
Possible uses/benefits: host several independent domains using a single hosting site or IP address; connect a different descriptive domain name to different sections of your web site for increased advertising or enhancing search engine opportunities; connect domain to dynamic IP address.
FREE DOMAIN PARKING!
Welcome Page if you register now.
If your home page is not yet ready, use our Free Welcome Page. When someone visits your new domain address, they are greeted with a professionally prepared screen displaying your new domain name. Optionally earn money with clicks to your parking page.
FREE WEB TEMPLATES!
Create your new website by yourself in 5-minutes!
DOTEARTH's new free web template service allows you to create a personalized web page for your domain name in under five minutes. You enter the personalized text and we provide a wide choice of backgrounds and graphics so you can give your page a unique feel. You could advertise the domain name is for sale and provide contact information so people can reach you. Or, you can present information on your product(s) or service(s) or information about yourself.
You can make updates to the web template online, at any time, changes can be viewed immediately!.
FREE DNS SERVICE!
Included with new or renewed domains
Or use our DNS servers to connect your new domain to your own web or email server at no additional cost. Directly manage your domain's DNS record online using our web-based screens (A- record and MX-record).
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I began hosting my domain with DotEarth in November of 2003. The price I've paid, at a 2 year renewal rate has been $25, and I've renewed with them each time because I've never had a problem with their registar services.
That said, I *only* use DotEarth for their registar services, and nothing more. I've always either hosted my own DNS, Mail, Webservers, etc, or farmed out the DNS portion to a 3rd party. I work as a network support analyst in state government, so I know more than enough to take care of these tasks without requiring, nor desiring the types of templates provided by most registars/hosting providers. Now, for the average consumer, I would not necessarily recommend DotEarth simply because the average consumer may require a lot more from their provider than what I do. But, if you are an IT professional or technically savvy enough that you don't require anything beyond the ability to setup your whois info as well as primary/secondary DNS server records, then you may [read more...]
Thir home page is to confusing.
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