I like to subdomain over my personal site for nearly all personal projects I work on. Saves on cost.
- Compare the price between the domain registrars as they can have different prices. Who owns the domain has no effect on latency on accessing the website.
- Google Domains
- Vercel Domains
- Cloudflare Registrar
- Gandi - Domain Names, Web Hosting, SSL Certificates.
- iwantmyname - Domain registrar.
- DecentDrops - Pronounceable & Recently Expired Domain Names. (HN)
- Where do you buy your domain for your project? (2020)
- Ask HN: Which domain registrar do you recommend? (2020)
- Product Names - Available domains for product inspiration.
- Guidelines to help you avoid losing your domain
- TLD List - Compare Prices of All Top-Level Domains.
- Public Suffix List - Public suffix is one under which Internet users can (or historically could) directly register names. (Code)
- I bought 300 emoji domain names from Kazakhstan and built an email service (2021) (HN)
- How to secure SaaS custom domain names (2021)
- Unstoppable Domains - Blockchain Domains.
- parse-domain - Splits a hostname into subdomains, domain and (effective) top-level domains.
- The Perils of an .xyz Domain (2021) (HN)
- Ask HN: Recommended Domain Registrars? (2021)
- Domains Project - World’s single largest Internet domains dataset. (Code)
- DOR - Domain Ranker.
- What are good domain name registrars? (2022)
- Subfinder - Subdomain discovery tool that discovers valid subdomains for websites.
- DomainAlerting - Daily alert when a new domain name is registered and contains your keywords.
- Keeping your domain name secure
- Ask HN: How do I secure the domain for my business? (2022)
- Find a good available .com domain (HN)
- Favorite tld tier list
- Hardening unused (sub)domains (2022)
- One Word Domains - Database of available and brandable one-word domains. (Tweet)
- SmartyNames - Domain Name Search with AI. (HN)
- What domain registrar is worth using? (2023)
- Domain Names as Handles in Bluesky (2023) (HN)
- Ask HN: What is your preferred domain registrar? (2023)