Agencies
DNS hosting for your agency

Launch your customers' projects while protecting their domains.

Your clients need an agency that will protect their digital assets. Variety-brand registrars provide DNS hosting, but they're not DNS experts. They can be susceptible to outages, security flaws, slow-downs, and riddled with complexity. As a DNS provider, DNSimple secures your clients' assets with DNSSEC, domain auto-locking, SSL certificate auto-renewal, DDOS-mitigation, and simple two-factor-authentication for your team and clients.

Organize and deliver

Your customers' domains should never be an afterthought.

Keep your clients' domains organized with different accounts, so they're easier to hand over when projects are completed. Different established billing makes handing over a project simple. Invite customers to take over management, or keep secured access to the account.

Ship on time

Register domain names from our API, and configure DNS records with one click.

Our API lets you automate domain registration, transfer, and DNS records. Your agency can set up re-usable templates that can be applied to multiple domains. For each of your clients, you can set up email redirects, as well as URL forwarding for E-commerce platforms. DNSimple is vendor-neutral and does not lock you in to proprietary technologies.

As a world-class design and development agency that works with clients to launch hundreds of new products every year, having a single source for all of our domain registration, ssl certificates, and dns in an flexible, easy to use dashboard let's us focus on creating amazing products. I fully recommend DNSimple to anyone who whose doing work online.

Chad Pytel, ThoughtBot
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Secure collaboration

Our security-focused tooling protects your clients and your agency.

Whether you're working with your technical team or keeping clients in the loop to manage billing, everyone can have their own enterprise-level login credentials (including Two-Factor Authentication), which you can revoke at any time. We also provide Lets Encrypt SSL Certificates and simple-setup HTTPS redirection.

Ask the experts

Expert-level help with DNS hosting and domain management when you need it.

Having good support documentation is great. Connecting with a real person is even better. With fast support, we drop everything to help you.

Innovative DNS Records for your agency

Cutting-edge technology for fast, easy domain name system management. DNSimple focuses on DNS management, and we offer a lot of tools most registrars don't have.

ALIAS records so your root domain works with cloud services.

Secure your domains with Let's Encrypt or Sectigo SSL certificates.

HTTPS redirector to redirect your customers' campaigns both with and without HTTPS.

One-click services to quickly set up DNS for a wide variety of companies.

Regional records to respond with different answers depending on where the request arrives.

Custom email addresses to forward to your inbox with Email forwarding.

DNSSEC protects from DNS spoofing, and ensures the integrity of your DNS records.

DDoS Defense automatically shields your domains from DDoS Attacks.

Prevent unexpected domain transfers with automated domain transfer locks.

You’ll also get unlimited DNS records and queries, so you never have to worry about overages.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can we manage hundreds of domains easily?

To manage domains in bulk, automate your processes with code. For this, we offer a simple-but-sophisticated DNS REST API. With it, you can set up hooks for deploying to staging, HTTPS URL Forwarding, and even add email forwarding. For non-coders, we offer templates, which are groups of DNS records, that can be applied to multiple domains at a time.

What makes DNSimple so simple?

Managing DNS is a tedious, technical challenge. DNS providers have historically had cluttered interfaces and processes for maintaining records. Over the last 10 years, DNSimple has focused on simplifying the complex process of dealing with domain registrars. As a result, many common, complicated processes are now down to a single click: SSL registration, DNSSEC, email forwarding, popular third party integrations, and more.

Why shouldn't I use my registrar's free DNS?

Most domain registrars point your domain to their nameservers by default. Although this can be convenient, you will most likely experience geographic latency, slower response times, and be more prone to DNS outtages. In this nameserver environment, your domain shares resources with thousands (or millions!) of other low-rent domains. DNSimple's less-crowded nameservers provide geographically-relevant responses to your users, backed by an impeccable uptime record.

How will my pricing fluctuate as my agency grows?

Our plans offer unlimited DNS records with no hard limit on queries to your domain. We also include unlimited users, so you're covered when your team grows. Over time, your only expanded costs are on a per-domain basis ($2 - $5 depending on your subscription).

How is DNSimple more secure than my current provider?

The most significant security advance for DNS over the last 25 years was the introduction of Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC). This has made it possible for providers to authoritatively confirm data integrity. It's complicated, but we've simplified the process down to a single click. We also offer two-factor authentication, multi-user accounts, HTTPS forwarding, and free Let's Encrypt SSL certificates.

Is my domain locked in to any specific vendor?

No. When you register a domain with DNSimple, you can point your nameservers wherever you choose. If you want to keep your domain registered elsewhere and just use our DNS resolver or email forwarding, you can use our nameservers. Our policy is to remain vendor-neutral, so our customers are always free to choose the best tooling to get the job done.

Branding with more than .com

With more than 300 top-level domains, you'll find more opportunities to brand your customers and find the perfect fit.

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