It’s the time of year when we set New Year’s resolutions like losing weight or eating healthy. Sadly, many resolutions are hard to keep, which is why more than half of people end up abandoning them. As the new year begins, here at Namecheap we want you to feel a sense of accomplishment. If you have any domains, … Continue reading Five New Year’s Resolutions for Everyone Who Owns a Domain
Back in the 1990s we experienced a virtual gold rush with the coming of the internet. With the introduction of the World Wide Web, people snapped up valuable internet real estate in the form of .com domain names. Because the web was new, businesses often had to claim domains from early domainers who beat them … Continue reading Participate in the Domain Name Bronze Rush
Domainers and cybersquatters both intentionally buy domains with the intention of flipping them for a profit. But these two types of domain investors are not the same. If you want to get into domaining, it’s a good idea to understand the differences. Below we’ll look at what cybersquatting is and why you should avoid the … Continue reading Are You a Domain Name Cybersquatter?
Want to make money selling domain names for a profit? Domain name investors (domainers) buy and sell domains. They register new domain names and buy existing ones that might be undervalued and can be resold for a higher price. Thousands of existing domain names are sold each week for anything ranging from $10 to over $1,000,000. … Continue reading Three Ways to Get Started With Domaining
Using WordPress to build a website allows you to separate your website design from your content. It’s easy to change the look and feel by installing a new theme with just a couple of clicks. Choosing a good theme is critical to your website’s success, but there are thousands of them out there to pick … Continue reading Take the Pain Out of Choosing a WordPress Theme
Choosing the right domain name for your business can be a challenge. Rather than think of it as a chore, it should be a fun adventure. Here are several steps that will help you choose the best domain name for your new site. Brainstorm Sit down with a blank piece of paper or in front of … Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Domain Name
Do you need a website for your business or blog? At Namecheap we make the process as simple as possible for you. The following steps will guide you from start to finish, giving you the most professional start possible. You’ll find that WordPress gives you effective options to build your site, easily add more content, … Continue reading Building a Website with WordPress
You get an email out of the blue from someone who wants to buy your domain name. Not only that, but their opening offer is $15,000. Sweet! Don’t get too excited yet. The person offering you that huge chunk of change might be a scammer. The domain name appraisal scam has been active for many … Continue reading Don’t Fall for the Domain Name Appraisal Scam
When you register a new domain, you might notice a wide range in pricing. While some domain extensions are fairly inexpensive, others cost hundreds or even thousands of dollars. Since all domain names work the same way, why do you have to pay so much for some domains? Below, we’ll examine the reasons why some … Continue reading Why Do Some Domain Extensions Cost More?
Securing your site has never been easier. SSLs are easy to purchase and are now more affordable than ever. Sometimes, though, when you set up an SSL certificate for your site and migrate your site to the HTTPS protocol, things don’t go as planned. In this post we’ll look at common SSL configuration errors for … Continue reading Make Sure Your Site is 100% Secure with SSL