Namecheap’s NC.ME Free Website Initiative For Students & Teachers Surpasses 500,000 Domains Registered

Anyone With .edu Email Address Can Get a Free .me Website With GitHub & Exposure Bundles; Perfect for Student Hackathons & Events, Online Resumes, Portfolios, Blogs and more   

Phoenix, AZ – September 5, 2023 - Namecheap, the world’s second-largest retail domain registrar and a top web service provider, today announced its popular Namecheap for Education program has given away more than 500,000 .me domains to students and educators throughout North America, the UK, and Australia.

The “Namecheap University” ( initiative and website launched in 2014, offering free .me domains, and low-cost GitHub and Exposure bundles. The free product offer is available to all students, teachers, administrators and educators with a .edu email address. Since its inception, the program has helped students create hundreds of thousands of free online portfolios, resumes, blogs and other personal websites. The product offerings also continue to be integrated into the curriculum of several high school and college classes and provide free domains and web building tools for hackathons and other technology events for students.

Namecheap recently launched Guru Guides, a free online content hub for valuable information, tips and tutorials — all designed to help people create, build, and grow websites.  

Today, Namecheap also kicked off its annual weeklong “Back to School Sale,” offering huge discounts on various products and services, including up to 98% off domains, 67% off web hosting and email, and 89% off web security tools.

To learn more about Namecheap’s NC.ME free website and developer bundles offer, visit

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