Domain names and e-mail

  Timjim 13:13 20 Dec 03

Is there a good review article about domain names and the pros and cons about obtaining one? I would like one for email use that my family can use, hopefully our [email protected] domain name. I do not have a business and do not want to create a website. I am a novice user and want to read about the subject before diving in.

  Jester2K II 13:33 20 Dec 03

Companies like 1&1 click here will allow you to buy a Domain name. You don't have to have a website but you can have any e-mail sent to ANYTHING @ YOURDOMAINNAME . co . uk forwarded to a Hotmail account or the e-mail address your ISP gave you. You can pay extra to have an actual account set up with them but cheaper and easier to have it all forwarded to a Hotmail account instead. (This is what i do)

As you own the YOURDOMAINNAME . co . uk bit the first bit doesn't matter. Any mail sent to any address with the YOURDOMAINNAME . co . uk on it will come to you.

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