All About Domain Names

One of the most important things when setting up a website is picking your domain name. But there is much more to this issue than one might think, such as where to buy domains, choosing the right name and what TLD to choose. Get the lowdown on Domain Names here.

  • A Brief History of the Domain Name System (DNS)

    A Brief History of the Domain Name System (DNS)

    Imagine the Internet without domain names: When you need to check your email, update your social media status, or do any routine activity on the web, instead of typing on your browser that site’s web address, you need to type in a bunch of numbers, such as (Gmail) or (Facebook). Imagine having to do this every time you go online. It’s like dialing a phone number for each and every website you visit!
  • Buying a Domain Name for the First Time? Avoid These 5 Newbie Mistakes

    Buying a Domain Name for the First Time? Avoid These 5 Newbie Mistakes

    Are you a first time domain name buyer? Hold on to your cash and read this first. You can’t wait to register your very first domain name. In this day and age, you know you need to have an online presence – for yourself or for your business. You’ve been tossing ideas in your head for days, and finally you wake up this morning, feeling terrific and 100% sure, that you found the ONE. So do you quickly jump back online and register before someone else beats you to your perfect domain?
  • Funny and Crazy Domain Names

    Funny and Crazy Domain Names

    There are millions of educational and entertaining websites on the Internet today and then there are those that just don't make any sense. Or some might make sense but when you look at the domain name you are once again finding yourself puzzled. As we have way too much spare time on our hands we have listed some of these websites that makes you go huh?! If you own a crazy domain name, be sure to post it down in the comments.

  • 2008-12-18

    List of the Best Registrars

    When purchasing a domain name you'll have to make your way through a jungle of registrars. Since there are hundreds of registrars on the market it can sometimes be a tad confusing. Obviously there will be those that are better than others - but how does one know what registrars that are the best? Well, there a few things one should take a look at; such as price, reputation, support and the services that's being offered. We have done exactly this and compiled a list of what we believe to be the ten best registrars on the market today. So, without any further ado; here are the crème de la crème - perhaps needless to say but we will of course only list ICANN accredited registrars.

  • Domain Registrars Vs. Web Hosts!

    Domain Registrars Vs. Web Hosts!

    Up until the late 90s domain registration was limited to one online source, NSI. Controlling and selling TLD's like .com, .org and .net NSI had monopoly over the domain registrar market for a long time. But as more and more commercial standalone domain registration companies emerged SRS, Shared Registration System, was a fact.

  • 2008-02-08

    Different types of TLDs

    TLDs are something you encounter every time you're surfing the web. What is it and how is it used? Read this article and find the answer to these questions.

  • 2008-02-07

    What is DNS

    There are several different important issues to know about when you're talking about domain names and related topics. DNS is for sure one of those need-to-know expressions. Read about its meaning here at

  • 2008-02-05

    How Private Domain Registration Works!

    Thousands of people become proud owners of new domains every day. What most don't realize is the invasion of privacy this happy moment often brings. When ICANN requires personal information from the domain registrant you would expect some secrecy. But no, it is all open to access by anyone, to spam, to abuse. But there is safer ways to register a domain. And we know where you can make a private domain registration.

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