How to transfer or point your 1&1 Ionos domain name to your Jimdo account

Josep Garcia

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Domain name transfers and domain name connections are possible with Jimdo. The following instructions will easily guide you through both processes.

How to transfer your 1&1 domain name to your Jimdo premium account:

When you transfer your domain name to Jimdo, they will be both your website builder and domain registrar; your domain name will be hosted with them. You will only be able to transfer “basic domain names” such as .com, .org, .net,, etc. Check out the necessary steps:

To transfer your 1&1 domain name such as .com, .net, .org, .biz, .info or .de to Jimdo.

To transfer your 1&1 domain name to Jimdo.

Point (connect) your 1&1 domain to your Jimdo premium account:

To keep 1&1 as your domain name registrar you can connect your 1&1 domain name to a Jimdo premium account. This process requires some parameter changes through 1&1’s platform. However, 1&1’s support should be able to assist you. Please read the instructions to point your domain name to Jimdo and forward them to 1&1.

Additional Information

Connecting and transferring domain names to your Jimdo account is possible for all premium packages. Bear in mind that this is not possible for free Jimdo accounts.

Jimdo offers the possibility to register many domain names variants (extensions). The price depends on the domain name’s extension. Basic domain names such as .net, .com,, .es, .de etc cost $20 per year. Learn more about the domain names prices at Jimdo.

However, 1&1 is a cheaper solution. You will be looking at $ 15 per year. Big discounts are sometimes available for the first year.

You only need a basic domain name to connect your 1&1 domain name to Jimdo. You don’t have to purchase a hosting (web space) plan or any other extra service.

Yes, if you have a paid plan, you can buy either one email address for $12 per year or a bundle of 10 email addresses for $60 per year to save money. You’ll find detailed information here.

1&1 offers a better deal for professional email accounts. With each domain name you will be given a free email account. You can always purchase a Ionos email plan if you require more email accounts.

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Josep Garcia

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Hi there, I am Josep Garcia. Since 2014 I've been testing and writing about website builders and hosting services, and I share all my learnings at Today I am not an active staff member anymore, but I do hope you enjoyed this article. And if you have any questions, please leave me a comment below.

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