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?
Free SSL certificates are now available at Name.com
How to spot a domain renewal scam
Sad as it is to say, there are a lot of scams out there that revolve around domain names. One of the most common domain scams is phony renewal notices, usually communicated via phone, snail mail, or email. So when we recently received a phony domain renewal email to our marketing account, we figured it was the perfect opportunity to show you how to spot a domain registration scam and avoid falling victim to it.
5 cool features of Name.com’s Website Builder
You no longer have to be a website developer or coding junkie to create your own website. There are tons of options available for creating high quality sites without knowing the ins and outs of CSS and HTML. One of the best options available for the price is Name.com’s Website Builder, which comes with a variety of perks.
How to create an online portfolio
Are you a student nearing graduation or a young professional looking into breaking into a new industry? One of the best ways to stand out during a job hunt is to show off your experience and previous work with an online portfolio. Here’s how you can quickly and easily create one for yourself.
A simple guide to web accessibility
“The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.”—Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web
Did you know that people with disabilities are still capable of browsing the internet?
5 domain blogs to add to your reading list
I write a lot of blog posts here at Name.com. After all, it’s my job. But I also read a lot of blog posts to learn what’s happening in the industry and to see what types of content people are most interested in learning more about. Although there are a lot of great tech and domain blogs out there, there are five that I always find myself coming back to. If you’re in the web industry, you should add all of these domain blogs to your reading list.
How to create a website if you can’t code
You’ve decided that it’s time to start a website—and that’s great news. Whether your website is for a small business, an online portfolio, or a personal blog, staring your own site is a huge step towards a new and exciting future. There’s only one problem: You don’t know how to code.
Why you shouldn’t use a free hosting plan
There are a ton of options out there when it comes to choosing a reliable hosting plan, but one of the most common mistakes that people make when starting their website is choosing free hosting over a higher quality paid service
“But it’s free!” you say. And while yes, choosing a free hosting plan seems like an obvious win, there’s a lot more at stake than a few bucks saved on web hosting. A free hosting plan is less ideal than a normal, paid plan for the following reasons.