We’re Now Automatically Blocking Free Domains

August 23, 2013 in News by Geeks Hosted  |  2 Comments

Even though I have the rules on the Web Hosting page and I have a separate page for the hosting Rules, people STILL tried to register free domains such as .TK and .CO.NF. I was getting tired of having to keep blocking all these orders where people tried to get a free hosting account for a free domain.

I’ve now successfully implemented a new feature that will not even let a customer continue if they try to place an order with a domain extension that I’m blocking such as .TK. The user will receiving a message such as this one:


Sorry, we do NOT allow free domains such as .TK, .CO.NF, .CO.NR and so on. We suggest that you read our rules first or go back and enter in a Top-Level Domain name such as: Example.com


There you have it! If you try to register a free domain name on the blocked list, you will not be able to get through. Rest assured that I will continue to scour the Internet for free domains and continue adding them to the list. I want to keep the servers as clean as possible and offer optimal uptime!

I’m treating GeeksHosted just like a paid hosting company and offering you, the customer, the best hosting experience!

Free Hosting Rules and Success Rate

August 10, 2013 in Updates by Geeks Hosted  |  1 Comments

Currently at the time of this post, GeeksHosted has a successful applicant rate of about 30%. Most applicants who try to sign up for our free hosting are not succeeding because they are trying to either:

A.) register a second-level domain such as a .TK extension.
B.) Signup from a proxy, VPN, or somewhere other then their physical location (yes we know when you’re using a proxy!)
C.) Your site does not fit within our terms of service agreement.

Remember, if you read the rules first, you’ll have a much better chance at getting a free hosting account with us!

As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to open a ticket.