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Transferring a domain and email

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Site URL: http://www.jawbonebrewing.com

Hi there,

Hoping I can sanity check this with you guys before I make a big mistake!

I am hoping to transfer an existing domain that I registered with Namecheap in 2019 over to Squarespace (I have a .com and co.uk domain - more on that later). I have pretty much built the site and looking to set a holding/parked page live while I finish it off. 

Before I do so, I'd like to add professional email addresses to my Namecheap account. It seems much cheaper than using G Suite through Squarespace (and the budget is really really tight for us right now - thanks Covid). 

So:

- am I ok to transfer my .com domain over to Squarespace, but keep my .co.uk domain with Namecheap (and permanently redirect that link to the .com page)? And will I be charged to register this domain with Squarespace? (I read somewhere it is $20 but I might be entitled to the first year free?)

- am I ok to set up my email addresses in Namecheap, even if I'm transferring the domain to Squarespace? I don't want to transfer it and then find I owe G Suite £15 a month for my three email addresses. 

Thanks so much for your help, and apologies if this seems like a very basic question... I feel very out of my comfort zone!! 

Emma

 

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11 minutes ago, Jawbonebrewingemma said:

I am hoping to transfer an existing domain that I registered with Namecheap in 2019 over to Squarespace. am I ok to transfer my .com domain over to Squarespace, but keep my .co.uk domain with Namecheap?

Hi Emma

If money is tight, don't transfer the domains at all - connect them instead. There won't be any difference for visitors to your site, and you won't receive any additional charges.

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Hi, I'm Paul, founder of SF Digital, a specialist company building the features that Squarespace didn't include. Explore our range of Squarespace Extensions on our website, including the Enquiry Form ExtensionDatepicker Extension and Age Verification Extension. Note that some links in my posts may be affiliate links. Book a Squarespace Expert when you need help.

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