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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...



Hosting at home: what do you need?

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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...



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.

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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...



Why you need multiple domain names for your business

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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

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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). ...



Use Gmail with your own custom domain

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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

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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...



Chrome shows 'Not Secure' warning for non-HTTPS pages

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Chrome announced their quest to improve how they communicate the connection security of HTTP pages back in January. Beginning in October 2017, Chrome will show the “Not secure” warning in two additional situations: when users enter data on an HTTP page, and...



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

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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 ...