It’s common to see people advertising a website on a domain they own like mydomain.co.uk yet advertise an email address like firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com instead of firstname.lastname@example.org, which is insane. Continue reading “When you own a domain use it properly”
Many web hosting services like DrupalGardens.com and WordPress.com allow you to use your own domain. However, the set up procedure for many of them means that it is impossible to use an existing domain without some kind of downtime.
I did start this blog on wordpress.com. If your wanting a decent blog with reliable hosting where someone else takes care of all the details, that’s great. But when I tried to purchase a premium service to use a domain name on my blog, I ran into problems and ended up self-hosting.