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As I'm starting with my forum. I'm planning to get a domain name. Can you recommend me what's a good free domain? I've seen a few with .tk and .co.cc. Any better suggestion? Or what should I take? .tk or .co.cc? Thanks

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One issue you might be facing later, when your website becomes popular, is trying to change your domain from .tk or others to your TLD (top level domain). This can not only hurt your SEO but lose all your traffic. So you end up running both .tk and TLD at the same time until you are satisfied that no one is visiting .tkHaving said that, .tk is a mere redirect URL. Therefore it's not going to score well with SEO from the beginning. .co.cc and .uni.cc are offering behaviors like a TLD but they both come with long strings attached. What is attached? Well it's hard to say but it could be anywhere from holding your domain name hostage and pay them a fee to continuing usage, to losing your domain name due to "too low traffic" or "too much traffic."After weighing possible side-effects if you still want to go ahead with free domain name, check out either co.cc or uni.cc. I would stay clear of .tk since many "pro" or long term users report uncontrolled and sudden ad banner at the top. .tk has been known to place their own ad banner to sites with good web traffic.

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You either get a TLD (i.e. http://ww38.yoursite.com/, http://www.yoursite.net/, etc) or just use .co.nr, I personally use them, and instead of re-directing, they put your website in a frame (which really hurts SEO, as not many search engines index within frames...), but it looks a lot more professional (in my opinion) and is free...With TLDs you can easily get one for free for one year if you get 280 hosting credits and apply for a TLD, so money isn't an issue for TLD as long as you have time...I would recommend you have a TLD anyway because changing domains isn't an easy task... So unless you have some spare money or you've got 280 hosting credits, just get a .co.nr domain and I would forget about .uni.cc, .co.cc and all that... good luck webmaster... :D

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if you're looking for free i'd say uni.cc or co.cc i'm using uni.cc and its great the little banner at the bottom isnt too anoying it's fine. .tk is just bad plain and simple its a domain forward witch SUCKS badly so dont even try .tk. if you want forward domain try co.nr it's pretty good.

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i like .tk and had it for a while, in my opnion its really good, google indexes it wel, and everything, the only down side is their ad at the top, and that some sites with paid domains, wont really take you seriously, because you have a free domain [when applying for affiliate and link exchanges] but yea, it does work.. (:

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.co.nr needs some linkback to their website to the main page, I kinda lazy to do that (or I eventually don't really know to do that, hahaha). Anyway, I gotta learn later. And I got a question about setting up .co.nr domain, which one should I use? The DNS, or the simple one? Can you help me set up DNS setting?

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don't use tk sites. it blasts visitors with a full page advertisement and that's just plain annoying and will put your visitors off. I've used co.cc before. It's not bad. A piece of advice though. If you have a co.cc domain with a domain you are planning to use when you buy your top-level domain (e.g. you have ivantoear.co.cc and intend to go with ivantoear.com), and your website becomes popular later, chances are, someone may snap up all the main tlds ivantoear.com, ivantoear.net etc if you are not quick enough to buy your domain before that. This is because those chaps buy these domains to sell them back at high price.

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co.cc dosent have any limitations and it has dns i quite like it since it dosent get suspended unless you post something surely breaking the TOS and it dosent requiere a link back + you can have 3 domains per account so i guess its the best choice

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As I'm starting with my forum. I'm planning to get a domain name. Can you recommend me what's a good free domain? I've seen a few with .tk and .co.cc. Any better suggestion? Or what should I take? .tk or .co.cc? Thanks

ivantoar
I think .co.cc is the better between the 2 choices.
".tk" is only URL forwarding so it can not be told "free domain".

I have a free ".co.cc" domain
http://actuary-math.co.cc/

I think you will be able to search e.g. in google.

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don't use tk sites. it blasts visitors with a full page advertisement and that's just plain annoying and will put your visitors off. I've used co.cc before. It's not bad. A piece of advice though. If you have a co.cc domain with a domain you are planning to use when you buy your top-level domain (e.g. you have ivantoear.co.cc and intend to go with ivantoear.com), and your website becomes popular later, chances are, someone may snap up all the main tlds ivantoear.com, ivantoear.net etc if you are not quick enough to buy your domain before that. This is because those chaps buy these domains to sell them back at high price.

Bishoujo

Nice to meet you.
I visited your site http://princesstimes.com/
and I saw at
http://forums.xisto.com/no_longer_exists/
that your URL would be moved to http://www.princesstimes.co.cc/
but I found only 404 at http://www.princesstimes.co.cc/

Has your site's transformation finished yet?

p.s.
By the way, does your banner's letter's "gingko" mean "bank"(gin-kou) in Japanese?

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