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4 new year resolutions for domain owners

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We are 10 days into the year 2017, how are you doing with your new year resolutions? Many resolutions are hard to keep, which is why most of us end up abandoning them. But here are 4 easy resolutions you could have made as a domain owner that would have given you a sense...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

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Do you get a lot of spam calls on your phone? or unsolicited emails offering to build a new website for your domain name? How about SEO offers that promise to boost your Google rankings? You may wonder how those people get to know your phone number and email address...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

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You’ve probably come across a lot of strange words and acronyms while setting up your domain name. Here are some of the most common ones that you should be aware of so you can sound smart with your friends. ...



What happens after a domain name expires?

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When you register a domain name, you obtain the right to use it for a fixed period. Once a domain expires, it goes through three periods that make it increasingly difficult (and more expensive) to renew....



.NET Domain Price Increases Februrary 1

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This is a public announcement that the registration price for .NET domain names is to increase beginning Februrary 1. VeriSign, the Registry Operator for the .net domain, is increasing the annual registration price by $0.67 USD. As a result, we are raising our price....



How to transfer your domain name with minimal downtime?

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You are a website owner and your domain name is used for your website as well as your email services. You may have been thinking of changing your domain registrar for a long time but decided to stick with them simply because you are worried about website and email downt...



Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

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You are most probably aware that Google offers a small ranking boost to websites with SSL certificate installed to promote internet security. You may wonder if you need an SSL certificate for your own website, whether it is an e-commerce site or a personal blog. Installing a...



What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

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Our support team gets asked a lot this question:

"I would like to use your service to manage my DNS. I have pointed the nameservers to you (all 5) and I populated my DNS records about 48 hours ago and some appear to have propagated successfully while others only partially...