Article category: How to guides

ICANN's contact validation policy explained

by Meg - 07.02.2014

ICANN, the guys who look after the Internet, have recently introduced a new policy. It concerns contact validation and it's designed to remind customers once a year to check and update their contact information. As an ICANN accredited registrar we're authorised to sell domain names, which means there are rules to follow. This article explains what you have to do when you receive a contact validation email.

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

by Meg - 31.01.2014

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 to get your website up and running with web hosting

by Meg - 28.01.2014

Once you’ve chosen your domain name, you then need to create your website. You want it to be fast and reliable so choosing the right web hosting provider is important. Web hosting provides a place to store all the files that make up your website; with access to them via your domain name. If you have your domain names registered with a company offering web hosting, it make sense to use them. We've a web hosting service with unlimited storage and unlimited traffic, take a look…

How to choose a memorable domain name that'll work

by Meg - 20.01.2014

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.

How to redirect domain names with URL forwarding

by Meg - 03.12.2013

With the arrival of hundreds of new domain extensions it's an excellent time to remind you how to enable domain name redirection (URL forwarding). With this feature you can redirect domain names to your existing website, pretty cool. Let’s take a look at its benefits, and how to set it up.

Managing all your domain names a pain? Create domain folders...

by Meg - 24.10.2013

Do you have a large portfolio? Finding it a pain to manage your vast collection of domain names? Categorise and organise your domain names with domain folders, they'll help you manage your domain names and perform global updates, whilst keeping them secure. This post explains how...