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What is DNS propagation and how long does it take?

DNS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

It can take from several hours to up to 1 day for DNS changes to populate all over the internet. This change is not only made to your domain's authoritative name servers but to millions of DNS servers all over the internet. ...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Accroding to Nokia Deepfield, there has been a 100% increase in daily DDoS peak traffic between Jan 2020 and May 2021....



5 useful DNS tools for network troubleshooting

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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...



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. ...



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....



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?

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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?

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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....



What to do if your domain is not resolving

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Resolving a hostname means to convert a hostname of the form “wwww.domain.com” to an IP address. You can use this DNS lookup tool to check if your hostname is pointing to the correct IP address. There are several reas...



6 tips to help prevent fraud on your e-commerce website

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Fraud happens when the credit cardholder has not authorised the transaction. As a merchant, this can get fairly costly for your business with high chargeback fees and loss of sales revenue. There’s always a risk you’ll be vulnerable to fraudulent transactions. But there are red flags to look out for and measures you can take to ensure it is kept to a minimum...



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