We think domain management should be easy

That's why we continue building DNSimple

DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with a variety of code libraries and tools.

At DNSimple we put our customers' needs first, providing a straightforward, easy to use interface for setting up and editing DNS records. We unite excellent DNS services and domain registration (and throw in SSL certificates) to provide a streamlined system for managing all of your domains easily. That means you can focus on managing your company instead of managing domains.

A bit of our history



  • First commit

    First commit to the application you're looking at right now.


  • Public launch!

    We open for business.


  • 1,000 customers!

    After a fantastic demo at Ruby Conf by Anthony, we reach the first thousand customers.



  • Chicago and Tokyo

    We expand our server infrastructure for better redundancy.


  • SSL certificate purchasing added

    It becomes easy to buy a SSL certificate for your domain.


  • ALIAS records

    We launch a new record type called ALIAS, which provides a CNAME-like behavior for the apex domain.



  • Two-factor authentication added

    We were one of the first DNS providers to offer this type of login security.


  • Simone joins the team

    Simone becomes the first DNSimple employee.


  • 40,000 domains

    We manange the DNS of over 40,000 domains.



  • Migration to Anycast

    We migrated all our customers to the new Anycast network, providing 5 points of presence.



  • New team members

    The team grows with new members: Aaron, Jacobo, Javier.


  • Team grows to 7 members

    Joseph joins the team to provide better service and keep improving our product.


  • Team grows to 8 members

    Sebastian joins DNSimple and becomes our de-facto designer



  • Secondary DNS

    We provide zone replication to other DNS providers


  • Team grows to 9 members

    Antoine and Mak jump on board to lend a hand with Marketing and Ops respectively.


  • Launch of How DNS Works

    The web comic becomes an instant success with over 100k readers in its first month.



  • Team grows to 11 members

    Laetitia and Luca join the team to lend a hand with Marketing and tackle the APIv2 respectively.


  • APIv2 Beta

    The new version of the DNSimple APIv2 is now available in Public Beta.

  • Webhooks

    You can now track events, improve your integrations, and streamline your domain management.


  • Team grows to 12 members

    Amy joins the Ops team.


  • SSL Automation

    SSL Automation via our Let's Encrypt integration launches in beta.


  • API v2 General Availability

    The new version of the DNSimple APIv2 is now available for everyone.

  • Launch of DNStudy

    A place where we share our favorite learning resources.

  • Activity Tracking

    Providing a full audit history for a specific domain or for an account as a whole.



  • A new team member

    Ole joins the crew, helping with all things software.

  • CAA DNS records

    Allowing domain owners to declare which certificate authorities are allowed to issue a certificate for a domain.


  • A new team member

    Maria joins the team to design an even easier experience.



  • Sydney

    We expand into Australia with the addition of a Sydney datacenter.

A small team that builds big things

  • Anthony Eden

    Anthony Eden

    Purveyor of Internet Duct Tape

    I break things so Simone continues to have plenty to do. I occasionally have useful ideas, like building a domain and DNS provider that doesn't suck.

  • Simone Carletti

    Simone Carletti

    Underwater Programmer

    Italian software developer, a PADI scuba instructor and a former professional sommelier. I make awesome code and troll Anthony for fun and profit.

  • Javier Acero

    Javier Acero

    Dangerous Dolphin

    Programmer. Minimalist. Apple fanboy. Currently having fun at DNSimple. I love coffee and my cat.

  • Sebastian Hermida

    Sebastian Hermida


    Appreciates the finest things in life: clean code, good illustrations, and carrot juice.

  • Laetitia Eden

    Laetitia Eden


    Le bonheur ne s'achète pas mais on peut acheter du fromage et c'est presque pareil!

  • Amelia Aronsohn

    Amelia Aronsohn


    Kaizen junkie, list enthusiast, automation obsessor, cycling fool, unrepentant otaku, all around busybody.

  • Ole Michaelis

    Ole Michaelis

    Full Stackoverflow Developer

    Conference junkie, user groupie and boardgame geek also knows how to juggle. Oh, and software.

  • Santiago Traversa

    Santiago Traversa

    Mate powered developer

    I was born at an early age. V8 juice saved my life. Fútbol (soccer) passionate

  • Sarah Caminiti

    Sarah Caminiti

    Happiness Guru

    Lover of alpacas and my pups. I also really enjoy sour cream and a good dad joke.

  • Stephen Nelson

    Stephen Nelson

    Card Magician / Ops Engineer

    Driven by concepts, ideas, logic and reason. Enjoys creating music, learning, technology and traveling.

  • Dallas Read

    Dallas Read

    Front-End Developer

    Dream. Risk. Win. Repeat.

  • Kayla Broussard

    Kayla Broussard

    Customer Experience

    Coffee junkie. Lover of music, gaming, and cats. Adores all things tech and has been known to rip apart electronics for fun, profit, and to make them into tiny synthesizers.

Our manifesto

We created DNSimple, because we think domain management should be easy. Everything is automated, so you can set up domains effortlessly. No confusion. No complications. No convoluted pricing. We won't ever sell you what you don't need. And we're always here if you need help.

Using DNSimple is exactly that: Simple.Set your DNS records, and move on to more pressing concerns. Manage a highly dynamic infrastructure with constant DNS changes without breaking a sweat. You can rely on us to provide a domain management service that makes your life easier.

We Open Source

We authored and maintain over 25 public repositories: our API, Chef cookbooks, Erlang DNS libraries, and support documentation are all open for you to see.

We're pretty proud of it. Have a look!

Got questions? Need some help?

You can reach us any time. Use our contact page or email us at support@dnsimple.com

We think comics are pretty great

That's why we made one that explains how DNS works. You should check it out: https://howdns.works.

Need the DNSimple logo? Download the version of your choice for marketing material and conference web sites.