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How to transfer your domain name with minimal downtime?

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

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...



6 useful DNS tools for network troubleshooting

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

When troubleshooting problems using our dynamic DNS service to host a website at home, connect to your work computer remotely or other online services, it can be very useful to have access to online tools that can help you narrow down the problems...



4 new year resolutions for domain owners

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

We are almost in 2021, 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 of accompli...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

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. ...



How to perform DNS lookup and troubleshoot DNS

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

The Domain Name System (DNS), is a key component of the Internet that maps a domain name to an IP address. There are mainly 2 ways to lookup the DNS records of a domain name, via the Command Line or use an online GUI lookup tool....



New SSL certificate validity will be limited to one year starting September 1

TECH NEWS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Apple announced their unilateral decision at a CA/Browser Forum meeting on Feb 19, 2019 that Apple’s Safari browser will no longer trust SSL/TLS leaf certificates with a validity of more than 398 days, which strong-armed Certificate Authority industry into bitterly acc...



How to choose the right domain name for your website?

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   1 COMMENTS

Your website helps establish your business’s brand and credibility. The domain name is often the first thing your customers see, and a good domain name can help you with SEO ranking. Choosing a domain name can be one of the most challenging steps in establishing your on...



Do I need an SSL certificate for my website?

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

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...



How to flush DNS cache?

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

DNS stands for Domain Name System. DNS servers convert a domain name (such as example.com) into an IP address (such as 128.10.132.102). If you have an IP address that constantly changes like most people, then the mapping changes from time to time. When you visit a...



What is DNS and how does it work?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

To inexperienced users the Domain Name System (DNS) can seem very complicated. While it can in some cases be complex, DNS problems can be easily diagnosed once you understand the basic core ideas behind it....



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