Article category: New gTLDs

Epic infographic - The evolution of domain names

by Cornelius - 20.12.2013

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 - 09.12.2013

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…

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.

The day EuroDNS met Arto from the TLD Registry

by Meg - 26.11.2013

The TLD Registry is preparing to launch two internationalised domains (IDNs) in China. They're .在线 (Dot Chinese Online) and .中文网 (Dot Chinese Website) and are planned for General Availability in early 2014. These new extensions will be open to everyone, benefitting nearly 600 million Chinese Internet users and international brands looking to target a Chinese-speaking audience. EuroDNS was delighted when TLD Registry CEO, Arto Isokoski, agreed to a chat...

First new domain extension, first IDN. Arabic domain is live!

by Meg - 14.11.2013

.SHABAKA, or as they say in Arabic, . شبكة, is the first of the new domain extensions to be released. It roughly translates as Internet and is the first generic domain written entirely in Arabic. EuroDNS is ready to accept your applications for this new gTLD, so get registering. Let’s take a closer look at this internationalised domain name (IDN) and find out when and how you can register…

The new domains - what's taking so blooming long?

by Cornelius - 07.11.2013

Lot's of people have asked me what's happening with the new domains, what do all the phases mean, and when can I register one? All good questions, but until very recently it's been rather difficult to give a straight answer. And then last Friday http://نقطة-شبكة.امارات (Internet in Arabic) dropped in from nowhere and dashed off into the Sunrise application period. But what's the Sunrise period you say?