Domain Names

Why we're sending claims check notification email & what to do

by Meg

The new domain extensions have brought not only exciting choices for domain names, but also new procedures. One of these is the new claims check notification email; this article explains why we’re sending these email and what to do if you receive one.

How the Early Access Program from Donuts works

by Meg

Whenever a new domain extension is launched it usually follows a sequence of launch phases, starting with Sunrise, then Landrush, and ending with the open-ended General Availability. Donuts, the registry for hundreds of new domain extensions has chosen to replace the Landrush period with something called the Early Access Program or EAP. This article explains how the Early Access Program works and what it means for you.

How to choose a memorable domain name that'll work

by Meg

Does your domain name pass the billboard test? If your domain name is on an advertising billboard by the side of a busy road, will drivers be able to read, understand and remember your name as they whizz past? Exposure is brief, drivers are hopefully concentrating on the road, and they can’t take notes. This article will give you the top tips on choosing a memorable domain name.

.EU domain registration opens to three new countries

by Meg

From January 8, residents of Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway will be able to register .EU domain names. Previously, the .EU domain extension was restricted to residents of the European Union; keep reading for more information...

Epic infographic - The evolution of domain names

by Cornelius

We all know that domain names are amazing and fantastic, and quite possibly the best thing ever invented. Without them the Web would just be a bunch of numbers; a world where websites only have IP addresses and EuroDNS doesn't exist.


Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) claims period extended

by Meg

The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) has announced an indefinite extension to the Claims service, specifically the sending of post-registration alerts to trademark holders, with no extra costs incurred. If you would like to know the details and when it’ll be launched, read on…