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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...



Tips to speed up your website

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Improving site speed not only improves visitor satisfaction but it also has a direct influence on your search rankings. According to Akamai: 47% of people expect a web page to load in two seconds or less. 40% will abandon a web page if it takes more than three seconds to load. 52% of online shoppers say quick page loads are important for their loyalty to a site....



Hosting at home: what do you need?

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Hosting your own web server has a lot of benefits, for example, the flexibility to use any hardware you prefer and the freedom of having way more control over your bandwidth usage. You don't need a lot to make a server. But some things make it much easier. Here’s what you need to get started hosting your own web server...



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...



Manage dynamic DNS service with your mobile devices

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One of the modern digital environment’s key features is being multi-channel. Being able to establish an effective presence in those channels that better serve the customers has always been our business goal. According to comScore’s 2017 Cross Platform Future in Focus rep...



Dynamic DNS in 4 simple steps. Access guaranteed.

TIPS & TRICKS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

Our free dynamic DNS service saves you the trouble of manually tracking ever-changing IP addresses without paying for an expensive static IP address. With Dynu's free DDNS service, you are provided a unique hostname to link to your router, security camera, fi...



API v2 is released!

PRODUCT ANNOUNCEMENT   LAUREN ANDERSON   1 COMMENTS

We have pretty amazing customers doing awesome things. ISPs, web hosting providers, online security experts, and many more disciplines rely on our Dynamic DNS service, DNS management, email hosting and system monitoring services to help them reach their goals. Our API ...



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...



Making your account more secure

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

We take account security seriously. To protect your account, we strongly recommend that you follow the steps below and check your account regularly, especially if you notice changes to your account that you didn’t make....