The Domain Name Association recently released a study commissioned from SEO company Web Traffic Advisors to examine the impact that domain choice may have on SEO. You can download the full report here, but we’ve highlighted some of the most interesting points as they relate to New Domains.
3 free places to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop
If you have created your own website before, you know that compelling imagery is one of the best ways to give your site personality and make it stand out from the crowd. Whether it’s creating a custom banner for your header or improving the photos you post, knowing how to use Adobe Photoshop can be a huge plus. Check out these helpful (and free!) resources to help you learn to use Photoshop.
5 unique one-page websites created with Prologue
Although our newest one-page website builder Prologue was only launched a short time ago, it’s been fun to see the variety of pages our users have already created. We’ve highlighted a few examples we love in this post. So strap in and get ready to be inspired.
Dispute between Google and Symantec leads to uncertainty over EV SSL certificates
The Google Chrome team recently announced a proposal to immediately stop recognizing Extended Validation status for all Symantec SSL certificates in the Chrome browser, and to eventually require revalidation and replacement for all Symantec-issued certificates.
In the near term, if Google moves forward with it its proposal, websites with Symantec EV SSL certificates will no longer display a green bar that indicates extended validation (in the Chrome browser). The long-term consequences aren’t as certain at this point.
Introducing Prologue: A simple way to take control of your online brand
Have you ever wished that creating a professional looking online presence was as easy as filling out some information and clicking a couple of buttons? Well with Prologue, now it is.
3 extra ways to secure your Name.com account
Want some additional protection for your Name.com account? There are a few extra security features you can opt into to decrease the chances of your account getting accessed by an outside party.
A cautionary tale on why you need Whois Privacy
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently made headlines after his first tumultuous press conference. Just days later, Medium posted an article announcing that Spicer’s contact information was freely available to the public via Whois data.
Google change makes SSL certificates more important than ever
Google has introduced a new security measure in the Chrome browser that warns users on HTTP sites that the web page is not secure. As for now, the warning only appears on non-encrypted pages that collect login or payment information, but could eventually be expanded to issue warnings on all HTTP pages.
5 things you need on your website’s homepage
A homepage is the focal point of your website, and often times, it’s the first impression that visitors get of you and your content. That’s why putting time and attention into creating a stellar home page is well worth the effort. Be sure to include these five key features while creating your homepage.
What to do if the domain you want is taken
It happens to the best of us: You get a great idea for a website name and go to register it, only to find that it has already been taken by someone else. Where do you go from here?