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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...



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....



4 ways to get your local business found online

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

Getting new customers in the door used to be done easily with a big sign on a busy physical location. The principle of visibility still applies today, but the busy physical location has now become smaller signs in multiple digital locations. More ...



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

TECH NEWS   DEREK MANNING   0 COMMENTS

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...



DNS Failover: server monitoring and disaster recovery

DNS   LAUREN ANDERSON   2 COMMENTS

Server monitoring and DNS failover is a must-have for any individual and organization that interacts with customers via a website. Having a server go down is bad, not knowing about it and not having a reliable disaster recovery plan is even worse....



What to do if your domain is not resolving

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   5 COMMENTS

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...



It is time to enable two factor authentication

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   6 COMMENTS

If you’re not worried about the security of your accounts, you’re ignoring a serious threat that’s confirmed by a neverending deluge of security breaches. Two-factor authentication is far more secure than passwords – many high-profile hacks, such as those against the Y...



Protect your website against DDos attack

TIPS & TRICKS   LAUREN ANDERSON   0 COMMENTS

The cyber-attack that brought down much of America’s internet back in October was caused by a DDos attack on one of the major DNS service provider, bringing down websites including Twitter, the Guardian, Netflix, Reddit, CNN and many others in Europe and the US. <...



Domain Whois privacy: protect your personal information from advertisers

DOMAINS   DEREK MANNING   1 COMMENTS

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...



DNS dictionary: terms you should know

DNS   DEREK MANNING   1 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. ...