Article category: Domain names

.HIV domain - wear your digital Red Ribbon with pride

by Meg - 23.07.2014

It’s the world’s first charitable domain name and it’s available to register now. With a simple redirect, every single one of you that registers a .HIV domain will show your support for the global fight against HIV and AIDS. The .HIV domain makes helping easy. Take a look below to read how.

Premium domain names and all that you need to know...

by Meg - 08.07.2014

A new gTLD registry can reserve domain names they consider crowd-pleasers, they can then follow one of two game plans. These reserved names are called premium domain names and this article explains the rules of the games...

EuroDNS interview with Raymond King of .INK & .WIKI

by Meg - 04.07.2014

Top Level Design is the domain registry behind the new domain extensions .INK.WIKI, both of which are now live and available. It's also filed applications with ICANN for an additional 7 TLDs, including .BLOG, .DESIGN, .STYLE, .ART, .GAY, .GROUP, and .LLC. We caught up with CEO Raymond King, to find out how they got involved in the new gTLD programme and what it's like to launch a new domain name.

.UK domain extension opens for registration soon

by Meg - 03.06.2014

On June 10th, 2014, the United Kingdom finally catches up with the rest of the world and gets its very own top level domain. The .UK domain will open for registration and join the existing UK domains that include .CO.UK, .ORG.UK, .ME.UK, and .LTD.UK. You’re bound to have some questions and I’ve tried to answer them below. So many words you cry, but it’s all relevant info that you’ll need, so grab a cup of tea and take a look.

dotORG IDNs go live and 2 billion people are given a voice!

by Meg - 02.06.2014

Three internationalised domains (IDNs) are now globally available. They're the equivalent of .ORG and it's the perfect opportunity to expand your audience globally. For the rookies out there, the .ORG domain operates in the public interest; it says your website is more than just a business, it's an organisation, it's a place to share ideas and knowledge, and a platform to promote causes. It's a platform that just went international.

Changing your domain name - 301 redirects & the missing link!

by Meg - 23.05.2014

You've decided to change the name of your website. The reason why is irrelevant in this instance. With your new domain name registered, it's time to get it working with your existing website. In the back of your mind you know that there's something you need to do with redirecting links, but you have no clue what it is or how to do it. This post explains why you need redirects, what they do, and how to set them up...