Implementing Your Free Comodo PositiveSSL

This post is a how-to from 2009. It is not an advertisement. The free offer has long since expired. An SSL will protect any data your customers input into your website from being intercepted on the web.  If you own an online store, you absolutely must use an SSL.  You can tell when a store … Continue reading Implementing Your Free Comodo PositiveSSL

How Namecheap Provides Customer and Sales Support Via Twitter

We are happy to help our customers in any way possible.  Twitter allows us to solve quick problems for customers that don’t involve account information.  However, many of our customers don’t know that we are on Twitter.   How do we reach out to people who either 1.) need domains and don’t know where to go … Continue reading How Namecheap Provides Customer and Sales Support Via Twitter

Winners of the NameCheap Big Game Commercial Contest

After judging by user ratings, page views, and our own personal opinions, the winners of the NameCheap Big Game Video Contest were: archive20.com and Give It Some Thought We will be in touch with the winners shortly to give them their Creative Vado HD cameras. Thanks to all who played and as always, thank you … Continue reading Winners of the NameCheap Big Game Commercial Contest

New Hosting Discounts, Only at NameCheap

We garnered such good feedback from customers using our domain transfer coupon SWITCH2NC, we decided to offer even more savings.  Right now, NameCheap is offering 10% discounts on all Pro, Premium, Reseller and Business hosting accounts.  All NameCheap hosting includes cPanel for easy installs and maintenance, 24/7 support and plenty of bandwidth and hard disk … Continue reading New Hosting Discounts, Only at NameCheap

Um, Best to Put Some Thought Behind Your Domain…

When you come up with a domain name, you might see one thing that appears another way to someone else. Sometimes these alternate spellings can be crude or funny. We got this funny list from GrupThink. You can vote for your favorites at their site: Whorepresents.com Trying to find a gift for that special “someone”? … Continue reading Um, Best to Put Some Thought Behind Your Domain…

Fed Up with Offensive Ads? Choose Namecheap

At NameCheap, we’d rather let our service, our interface, and our value do the talking than some sexist ad.  If you transfer to NameCheap using coupon code SWITCH2NC, you can get 1 extra year from the remaining time on your domain for just $6.99.  That means if you have a domain for 2.5 years with … Continue reading Fed Up with Offensive Ads? Choose Namecheap

Buying Your Children’s Domain Names While They Are Young

It’s never fun to look to buy your name as a domain name and to see that someone is squatting on it or using it on their own.  The earlier you buy your domain, the less you take this risk. For this reason, it is becoming more and more common for parents to buy their … Continue reading Buying Your Children’s Domain Names While They Are Young

How to Report a Fraudulent Website to a Registrar

Yesterday, @sconsult and @sherlloch reported to us on Twitter that someone registered a domain with us and was using it for a Twitter phishing site.  This specific scam asked for information in order to win a free iPod.  Other recent scams ask Twitter users to log in to a page that looked like the Twitter … Continue reading How to Report a Fraudulent Website to a Registrar

Many Thanks to All Those Who Participated in the Namecheap Twitter Trivia Contest

December was a fun month for us, with over 4000 people playing our NameCheap Twitter Trivia Contest.   People played from all over the world and the contest was mentioned in Mashable and Yahoo News.  We’d like to congratulate Kevin Haggerty, Jeremiah Zabal, and M Blom for answering the most questions correctly.  These players any many … Continue reading Many Thanks to All Those Who Participated in the Namecheap Twitter Trivia Contest