History & Overview
Namecheap was founded in 2000 by Richard Kirkendall. It began with the simple idea that everyone who used the Internet should be able to get a great domain and outstanding customer service without breaking the bank. Today, Namecheap is a leading ICANN-accredited domain name registrar and web hosting company, serving nearly 2 million customers and managing more than 9 million domains.
We offer a full selection of popular and unique domains, along with fully featured hosting packages, SSL security certificates, WhoisGuard privacy protection, and more–all at some of the lowest prices in the industry.
People Are The Reason
The Internet is built on computers and servers, but there’s no net without people–people like you and people like us. In today’s global market, having an online presence isn’t just a nice thing to have, it’s a necessity. We at Namecheap think it’s a basic right.
That’s why we’ve made it our mission to provide affordable access to domains, along with the products and services that can help you make your mark online.
The Internet isn’t just for people who write code or build server hardware. It’s for you and your ideas, big and small. We look forward to helping you get those ideas online and out to the world.
The Namecheap Mission
Namecheap offers the latest in high-quality domain and hosting products at the most competitive prices in the business. We work every day to provide unparalleled levels of service, security, and support. We won’t bother you with unwanted upselling or aggressive advertising. Our goal is to be honest, straightforward, friendly, and helpful. It’s that simple.