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Dyn standard DNS service alternative - how to migrate

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Oracle Dyn announced the end-of-life of the Standard DNS service on 25 Jun 2019. On May 31, 2020, the “EOL Date”, the Standard DNS will be retired and will no longer be available:




Registrar, DNS hosting and Web hosting: the difference explained

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Many people who are just starting their website or online business are overwhelmed by the different terminologies related to their website. Without fully understanding the difference between domain registrar, DNS hosting and web hosting, it is hard to make a choice on what s...



Should you renew your domain name and when

DOMAINS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

If you are a business owner or an IT specialist, you may be owning a handful of domain names that are not in active use. You may have to frequently make a decision as to whether you should renew the domain name on a regular basis when you get the renewal notices for...



DNS Servers: Authoritative vs. Recursive vs. Root vs. TLD

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   3 COMMENTS

DNS is a global system for mapping human-readable domain names to numeric IP addresses. There are 4 types of DNS servers involved in the process and they work in harmony to complete the task: recursive name server, root name server, TLD name server and last but not leas...



Why you need multiple domain names for your business

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   3 COMMENTS

A domain name is a business's identity over the world wide web which determines its existence on the internet. When a lot of businesses make the decision to go online, they search for a domain name that reflects their business name Getting the ideal domain name for a bus...



Are you familiar with these DNS records: CAA, URI, LOC

DNS   DEREK MANNING   3 COMMENTS

We are happy to anounce that we have added support for 3 more DNS records: CAA (Certification Authority Authorization), URI (Uniform Resource Identifier), LOC (Location). ...



Our Privacy Policy has changed

TECH NEWS   LAUREN ANDERSON   1 COMMENTS

We value your data privacy and security and in support of the changes to EU data protection laws, we have updated our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use ef...



Use Gmail with your own custom domain

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Having a custom domain name will help you create your own identity on the internet. If you are serious about establishing your authority and identity, having a customized email address using your domain will let customers know that you mean serious business...



A URL in Any Language - Internationalized Domain Name

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

The web address in the browser which connects web users to website content has long remained limited to Latin characters until the application of Internationalized Domain Name in May 2010. Nowadays, we are witnessing more and more full-length URLs in non-La...



What is TTL or Time to Live and what TTL to set for DNS records?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

Time to live (TTL) is one basic element of DNS records. It is the period of time in computer and computer networking technology that a unit of data such as a packet experiences before it should be discarded. TTL tells local resolving name servers how long ...