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Namecheap provides services on domain name registration, and offer for sale domain names that are registered to third parties (also known as aftermarket domain names). It is also a web hosting company.

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  • danielntech
    Daniel Naaman (@danielntech) reported

    @Namecheap Damn

  • allenjohh
    Allen John (@allenjohh) reported

    @ritoban when u registered commonpanda on namecheap, did you get a SSL certificate or did u buy it later off camera . Pls help .i am tryin to buy domain and i dont know abput ssl .

  • marzanka423
    Marzanna Olter (@marzanka423) reported

    @Namecheap livingeectro not working for me

  • AdamDrakewolf
    Adam Drakewolf (@AdamDrakewolf) reported from San Jose, California

    @Namecheap Are your email servers down right now?

  • Jay_tesst
    Jay | (@Jay_tesst) reported

    @Namecheap A domain registered by your service is using our content, manipulating it and using it for what looks like a PBN. We want our content (images) removed. There is no contact information as there is Whoisguard in place. What do I need to do to get this content offline?

  • sanchitrasiya
    Sanchit Jain Rasiya (@sanchitrasiya) reported

    @Namecheap having email maintenance during office hours is really a bad idea. And that too with 2 hours downtime.

  • tamonten
    Hacky McHackface (@tamonten) reported

    @TheHodge @GlennPegden Lord help me if I get an idea for a project + snazzy domain while drunk. No, namecheap I do not want to renew *that* domain ... nope, nor *that* one either. I’ve not worked on either for 364 days.

  • amvishalmehdwan
    vishalmehdwan (@amvishalmehdwan) reported

    @PaigesPugmark @bluehost Listen @paige they all promoting there companies hg nd bluehost all diff companies under single company go with Digital Ocean or Linode or Vultre Host pay per hour no monthly charge no downtime issue, another is namecheap thy offer great support not service gud for smll sites

  • AmericanMeow
    Richie [PB] (@AmericanMeow) reported from Hebburn, England

    @Namecheap Once again Alex S is a credit to your team!! He deserves more than cookies :) :) So my domain issue was due to a bug where if you transfer too soon from changing the IPS tag it gets stuck! (With names)

  • Dav140
    #Dav (@Dav140) reported

    @NameCheap #NameCheap ‘Private #eMail’ [Open-Xchange] #DOWN AGAIN? Seriously? (This IS the worst hosted, paid·for eMail service I ever used.)

  • AdrianKuntner
    Adrian | 🐖🎮💸 (@AdrianKuntner) reported

    @Namecheap Not really. The woman didn't find a solution. She said that I must contact PayPal, so I did that and now I'm waiting for an answer of this issue.

  • PHadermann
    Piet Hadermann (@PHadermann) reported

    @Namecheap If I understand this correctly, it is only making your upstream provider richer and some of your customer unhappy. It would be nice then if the .eu expiration emails have a date 5 days earlier in the subject: '...renew before 8/8/2018' instead of '...expires on 8/13/2018'.

  • michaelnugent
    Michael Nugent (@michaelnugent) reported

    @lisapepp I set up personalized email accounts for clients all of the time. Simply buy a domain name from a registrar like GoDaddy or NameCheap, then register for an email hosting service like Google's G Suite which are $5 a month per email account, and you're done.

  • lordofseo
    SEO Let's GO (@lordofseo) reported

    @Namecheap chat support is slow asf, 12 mins to get something done each time i contact them smh

  • DotsStewart
    Dots Stewart (@DotsStewart) reported

    @Namecheap Never fail to make me laugh, thanks guys for the concern but there’s no need to worry. Quick question, how long does the grace period last? My domain and hosting expired on the 9th, will it last till the 13th?

  • Phuzakie
    Phuzakie (@Phuzakie) reported

    @noel @HubertGAM Hands down, @Namecheap. Switched all my domains earlier this year. They usually have discounts for leaving GoDaddy

  • daverodenbaugh
    Dave Rodenbaugh (@daverodenbaugh) reported

    @CasJam @JordanGal Long time LastPass user here, it does weird stuff depending on the site but this seems related to how weird the site's forms are (e.g. Namecheap double-enters my username on the email signup field. Every. Damn. Time)

  • alex_beaulne
    Alexandre Beaulne (@alex_beaulne) reported

    @thesquashSH @plntxtoffenders @Namecheap also no 2FA support

  • bikerglen
    Glen Akins (@bikerglen) reported

    @tnorthcutt @Namecheap They need to add support for @letsencrypt SSL certs through their cPanel too.

  • mo3rfan
    Irfan (@mo3rfan) reported

    @Namecheap Suggestion: Consider adding support for U2F tokens like Yubikey for 2FA. Also, support for 3rd party TOTP apps like google authenticator or authy would be great.

  • mo3rfan
    Irfan (@mo3rfan) reported

    @Namecheap Suggestion: Consider adding support for U2F tokens like Yubikey for 2FA. Also, support for 3rd party TOTP apps like google authenticator or authy would be great.

  • Devmacdesign
    Devmac (@Devmacdesign) reported

    @Namecheap you refuse to respond to an email about a website hosted by you that is a scraped duplicate of ours and illegally infringes copyright. You seem to "thrive on making customers happy" even when your customer breaks the law on your server.

  • RallinkSmith
    Ral 🏳️‍🌈 (@RallinkSmith) reported

    Also realized that my namecheap subscription wasn't renewed, so my domain name was broken. Oops. Fixed now.

  • leoboulton
    𝕃𝕖𝕠 𝔹𝕠𝕦𝕝𝕥𝕠𝕟 (@leoboulton) reported

    @stilgar @GoDaddy @Namecheap Do you know how long it takes to migrate in terms of disruption? I did some tests and took one week(!). Can’t be down that long.

  • kevindeleon
    kevindeleon (@kevindeleon) reported

    @brettbuddin I like @Namecheap alright, but unfortunately, it's text or the proprietary app. They keep saying they're adding support for Google Auth...but that was months (years?) ago.

  • dan77499721
    Dan (@dan77499721) reported

    @Namecheap I've been waiting for my API access to be processed on my sandbox account for 2 weeks with response… any way to hurry it up? Tried messaging support too, no reply.

  • NoxDineen
    Nox Dineen-Porter (@NoxDineen) reported

    @Namecheap Your support live chat doesn't seem to work on mobile. Any chance you can help me out via Twitter? New phone number, 2 factor auth problem.

  • keyatoms
    Key (@keyatoms) reported

    @BitcoinCom @Namecheap +1 for @Namecheap. Had no issues renewing my domains with BCH After dealing with their customer service I would never deal with anyone else

  • Zapmaster14
    Zapmaster14 (@Zapmaster14) reported

    Hi @Namecheap why doesn't @1Password work on your My account login page, please dont tell me you dont allow copy and paste. :(

  • GhostsGen
    GhostAlts Inc. (@GhostsGen) reported

    503 Service Unavailable No server is available to handle this request. There is Currently an issue with @Namecheap Will Be Fixed Soon..

  • buttcloud
    butt cloud (@buttcloud) reported

    Our butt is a secure, reliable, ad-free solution for all your email needs - NameCheap email service description

  • suzee_007
    Susan Onigbinde (@suzee_007) reported

    @stefingg @nickblackford @GoDaddy @GoDaddyHelp Just had the worst experience with them... Try @Namecheap!

  • suzee_007
    Susan Onigbinde (@suzee_007) reported

    @nickblackford @GoDaddy Just had the worst experience with them... Try @Namecheap!

  • billplein
    Bill Plein 💎 (@billplein) reported

    Namecheap recommends that you use their mobile app for 2FA. But their app forgot that it was registered. So it failed to work and I was blocked from access to the site until I could spend several minutes working with support. What a pain.

  • Bauuzer
    Daniel (@Bauuzer) reported

    @Namecheap will you be rolling out new locations for the Business Promoter service? Eg UK & EU

  • danicicd
    Dalibor Danicic (@danicicd) reported

    This is so frustrating namecheap, in the last month your website is: slow, saved changes revert back and many other problems. Are you folks losing the grip or what? Dissapointed... #namecheap #domains #hosting

  • CaptainYellow17
    Peter White (@CaptainYellow17) reported

    @SquarespaceHelp Instructions to connect a namecheap domain are broken. Under "Settings" There is no "Domains" to click

  • OpinionatedGeek
    Geoff 🔎 (@OpinionatedGeek) reported

    I started again my quest to find a decent, cheap, reliable domain registrar. Just tried namecheap. They’re so bad I already regret using them and it’s only been 3 days.

  • wpmedic
    WordPress Medic (@wpmedic) reported

    @SteveJerman @bluehost @Namecheap Phone support isn't much better compared to live chat when it's offered. I see people complain waiting 1-2 hrs sometimes on phone. Were they able to help you with your DNS issue?

  • SteveJerman
    Steve Jerman (@SteveJerman) reported

    @wpmedic @bluehost @Namecheap Unable to get a domain linked. @Bluehost claimed that only part of the DNS records were pointed there @namecheap was just keeping my on chat for 35 mintues until they would help me. No phone support. Disappointing.

  • ca13ra1
    CC (@ca13ra1) reported

    What’s a good web hosting service? Looking to host a website again. I used namecheap got a domain/SSL cert and hosted myself on an old server. I don’t feel like using my server again from home to host, too much work.

  • AspiringLockpic
    AspiringLockpicker (@AspiringLockpic) reported

    @Namecheap Please support either (or both) U2F or Oath TOTP two factor solutions, which are the industry standard and trusted ones. Instead of your home-grown one that requires your special app. I have a secure Yubikey and I want to consolidate, not need 20 companies apps etc...

  • sbusso
    Stéphane Busso (@sbusso) reported

    @Namecheap FDJ-916-57056 2 domains blocked after 1 was not renewed. Showing payment issue for both while payment was valid and even updated. Requiring to contact Risk Management, but nobody’s there.

  • shinratdr
    Ross Woodruff (@shinratdr) reported

    @Namecheap Definitely never using their service again, which is unfortunate as I recommend them a lot. Not anymore.

  • shinratdr
    Ross Woodruff (@shinratdr) reported

    Wow, just had some of the worst service from @Namecheap. Tried to pay for a domain, payment failed three times. Bought a different domain on a different card instead. They reprocessed the first payment without asking and refused to refund it!

  • paul_pearce
    Paul Pearce (@paul_pearce) reported

    @Namecheap For calibration: Lack of u2f will probably be what eventually has me migrate away your service, FWIW. I want 2fa, but I don't want to install another app, and text 2fa is a very very bad idea.

  • paul_pearce
    Paul Pearce (@paul_pearce) reported

    @Namecheap Hello. Periodic request that you support u2f. Thx.

  • MedicalworldNig
    Medicalworld Nigeria (@MedicalworldNig) reported

    Our server hosted on @Namecheap have been taken offline since 27th July due to excess load on the server by a DDoS Attack Our technicians have contacted the team at @KoddosCom to help resolve this and bring the site back online. Thanks for your continued support at this time

  • pridetechdesign
    pridetechdesign (@pridetechdesign) reported

    @seogafis @hostreview @bluehost @Namecheap @UK2 @hostedby20i @hostnine @asmallorange @InnoHosting @nexcess @SiteGround @DreamHost @bluehost and @asmallorange are the same company (@EnduranceIntl) and they are the worst hosting provider in the world. Therefore @hostreview reviews are worthless and dishonest. Nearly every provider listed is terrible. #webhosting #hosting #cheaphosting #bestcheaphosting

  • pridetechdesign
    pridetechdesign (@pridetechdesign) reported

    @hostreview @bluehost @Namecheap @UK2 @hostedby20i @hostnine @asmallorange @InnoHosting @nexcess @SiteGround @DreamHost @Bluehost and @asmallorange are the same company (@EnduranceIntl) and they are the worst hosting provider in the world. Therefore @hostreview reviews are worthless and dishonest. Nearly every provider you listed is terrible. #webhosting #hosting #cheaphosting #bestcheaphosting

  • Rama5119332
    ram (@Rama5119332) reported

    @Namecheap my website Admin panel Not open today i bought Domain & steller Hosting in NameCheap C-panel also opened But I click Wordpress install icon and give further details click Install button its shown install successfully my website link Not open rectify my problem?

  • essentialskill
    Jeannie Hill (@essentialskill) reported

    @hostreview @serverseek @bluehost @Namecheap @UK2 @hostedby20i @hostnine @asmallorange @InnoHosting @nexcess @SiteGround @DreamHost Being one who works to solve issues that companies face with their #servers, I never use the word "affordable" anymore for this service. I use "value" and "stable". The labor and problem-solving cost of poor #hosting is not going on the cheap. Appreciate your reviews @hostreview

  • sbusso
    Stéphane Busso (@sbusso) reported

    2 domains blocked @Namecheap without notice or reason. Live support couldn’t help and mail support contacted 3 days ago stay silent. Is it how you thrive on making customers happy? Well, It doesn’t work.

  • YanniGorgiev
    Yanni Gorgiev (@YanniGorgiev) reported

    1. Get a domain. Done. Purchased one from Namecheap for 15$ with the name of the store and .com ending. The lesson here is that the domain should relate to your chosen field and spark interest in the customer. I believe mine does both.

  • oilinki
    Pekka Oilinki, Phuket (@oilinki) reported

    @Namecheap Thanks for you answer. I'll get the hang of this. Yes, the domain was using external dns servers. I need to make the changes to use your basic dns at some point and would have liked to be able to check the options beforehand.

  • SSLsCom (@SSLsCom) reported

    @Moritz30MC @Namecheap Hi @Moritz30MC, we provide certs for Fully Qualified Domain Names only. Sorry for the trouble, we will think of how we can highlight it. As for the refunds, we issue them almost instantly for all certs except multi-domains, they take up to 3 business days.

  • Caffeinewriter
    Brandon Anzaldi (@Caffeinewriter) reported

    @hidgw @Namecheap This was actually what prompted this tweet. They at least have app-based 2FA, but it sometimes will just remove itself and leave you locked out of your account, until you contact support, which is probably just as vulnerable to having bad actors social engineer their way in.

  • Caffeinewriter
    Brandon Anzaldi (@Caffeinewriter) reported

    Hey @Namecheap, is there any news on token-based 2FA? Not SMS, and not through the app, but good ol' cryptographic TOTP. SMS 2FA is not secure, and I've already had issues with the app's 2FA. Please, please bring Google Authenticator/Authy/etc 2FA to Namecheap.

  • rodrigomlg
    Rodrigo López G. (@rodrigomlg) reported

    Hi @Namecheap. Any news about the maintenance to emails servers? We are having issues since today's morning (more than 7 hours already).

  • ixamy_uy
    Maximiliano (@ixamy_uy) reported

    @KawaiiStacieYT Maybe namecheap dot com really good service, or for free byethost dot com.