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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 ...



WannaCry ransomware: how to be protected

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May 12th, 2017 saw a devastating global cyberattack named WannaCry which has alerted millions of people to the dangers of ransomware. Hospitals, businesses, homes and more were locked out of accessing critical files on their computers, facing ransom demands from an...



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...



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....



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...



.CLUB taking the lead in new domain extentsions

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.CLUB is the most popular new domain extension introduced thus far as part of the Internet’s recent namespace expansion. Those now using a domain name ending in .CLUB include brands, celebrities, sports figures, innovative entrepreneurs and startups, associations, and clubs around the globe. In the first year .CLUB has sold more than 200,000 domain names...



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