Giving speeches. Shmoozing with corporations. Kissing babies. And now… snagging up domains? Running a political campaign is more complicated than it used to be. Now it’s not just important to grab radio and TV time – politicians have to address the thousands of online websites, tweets, and posts that affect public perception. How are domains … Continue reading Election 2016: Who’s Winning the Battle Against Internet Trolls?
I’m a little late in writing this. I’m sat at Heathrow airport, en-route to one of our quarterly executive workshops – exciting events where our leadership team comes together as we plan the future for Namecheap. But it seems now apt to write this now as last week, we celebrated our 8th hosting birthday. I started … Continue reading Happy Birthday Namecheap hosting!
You think of a quick business idea and realize by using the Namecheap Mobile App that the clever domain for your business is available. You’re feeling good. You register the domain, and set up a site for it in a day using a website builder. Before you know it, people are really excited about … Continue reading Protect Yourself from Online Copycats with Namecheap Legal
Today, we’re taking a look back at the year 2007. What was going on way back then? At the box office that year, sequels ruled: Shrek the Third, Spider-Man 3, Ocean’s Thirteen, Live Free or Die Hard. It was a great year to stay home and watch videos on the internet: Remember Charlie, the British … Continue reading Hilarious Babies & Better Hosting: A 2007 History Lesson
Have we mentioned the Namecheap Knowledgebase lately? We’re kind of crazy about it. We encourage you to explore it for yourself, so you can see just how helpful it can be. As you’ll see from looking around the Knowledgebase, we’ve got all kinds of helpful resources, from articles to forums to instructional videos to FAQs. Be sure to check out the Related … Continue reading Dive Into Our Knowledgebase – Master Your Domain
Yesterday, Google launched Alphabet, a parent company that allows them to expand their products such as drones, self-driving cars, and genomics. They shocked the world by using the very innovative domain name, ABC.XYZ. This news was pretty exciting to us here at Namecheap. Not just because we actually sell the TLD .XYZ for a dollar, … Continue reading Launch an .XYZ… and a Drone
We have an amazing network in our Phoenix datacenter at Namecheap. I’ve written about it before and I remain immensely proud of just what we’ve built and how reliable it is. Unfortunately on Friday, we experienced an issue causing a loss of connectivity for some customers on certain segments of our converged Phoenix network at … Continue reading Our network, downtime and a Juniper vulnerability. Our full and concise report.
This is a public announcement regarding a slight increase in yearly prices for .org domains. Public Interest Registry, the registry responsible for .org, is raising its annual costs for .org domain registrations, renewals and transfers. As a result, we need to raise our prices as well. Beginning August 1, 2015, the standard price for .org … Continue reading .ORG Price Increase August 1
Symantec has recently published its 2015 Website Security Threat Report. This comprehensive annual report compiles Internet threat data based on the findings of the Symantec™ Global Intelligence Network, which is made up of more than 41.5 million attack sensors and records thousands of events per second. Rob Hoblit, Symantec’s Vice President of Trust Services Product … Continue reading Website Security Advice from Symantec
Greetings and Happy Monday! I’m pleased to share some exciting enhancements we’re making to our DNS platform. As the life blood of the internet, translating domain names to IP addresses, a robust DNS platform is critical for domain and website availability. We’ve partnered with Verisign to enhance the performance and the reliability of the DNS … Continue reading Enhancing our DNS Platform