You know how you occasionally go to a website and they get as clingy as a bad Tinder match who won’t stop texting you after you’ve given them your number? Yeah, we hate that too.
But here at Name.com we think getting all up in your business before we’ve even gotten to know each other is way worse, which is why we made it easier than ever to create a new account. With no phone numbers or addresses required, all we ask is for your email, a username, a password, and voila—you’re now a certified all-natural organic grass-fed Name.com user.
You have the perfect idea for a domain name. But when you gleefully head to Name.com and type it into the search bar, something terrible happens—you find out that someone has already registered your dream domain name, leaving it sadly out of your grasp.
Life is cruel.
But don’t lose hope! Just as new domains are registered every day, existing domains sometimes expire without being renewed by the original owner—leaving it free for you to snatch up the moment it hits the market once more. Name.com’s backorder process allows you to place a tentative hold on a domain name that is close to expiration and increase your chances of securing it if it is not renewed by the current owner.
Now we don’t want to start any existential crises or anything, but that question is sometimes not so easily answered. So when you go to register yourname.com only to find it’s already taken, it can seem like the proverbial end of your internet world.
But it’s ok, take a breather. With so many New Domains coming out each week, there are more options than ever before to get a domain extension that is relevant to you, your interests, or your expertise. There are so many options, in fact, that there may be a New Domain out there that is perfect for you—you just don’t know it yet.
If you’ve ever used a bulk search while looking for New Domains, we’re very sorry. Bulk search pages tend to be ugly, confusing, and difficult to navigate. They make you feel like doing this.
But we’re excited to say that we’ve spent some time reworking our own bulk search to make it more usable, understandable, and better looking. With its new features and capabilities, you can easily bulk search to your heart’s content (and spare your computer from the anger management issues).
For the past couple of years there’s been a persistent bug on Name.com. It wasn’t a big bad bug that caused the website to break or put any users at risk. It was more of a small annoying UI bug that certainly caused frowny faces, sad pandas, and feelings of frustration for our users.
Over the past few months our team has been hard at work behind the scenes to completely rebuild Name.com one page at a time. Why? We want to give our customers the best user experience when searching for, buying, and managing domains … especially on mobile devices.
We understand first hand how unnecessarily complicated and difficult purchasing an SSL Certificate can be. That’s why we’ve revamped our entire SSL Certificate flow—everything from purchasing the certificate to verifying your information and installing it. So, why does this matter and who really needs an SSL Certificate?
Many years ago the World Wide Web made a promise. It told people that they could build their own website and it would look sleek and pretty. Many websites were made, but many people were disappointed. Many websites have been abandoned, fading away as low-price, low-quality promises on the lonely outskirts of the Internet.
We’ve had a cool new product cooking in our developer oven that you’ve all been requesting for a while … email! We’re finally launching a fantastic email product that lets you have personalized, secure, and reliable email on your own domain. That means you can have email@example.com. It’s your domain and your inbox, together at last.
Email that says who you are, available everywhere.
Email is a very important part of your business. When your address says who you are, every message you send out is a marketing message that amplifies your business and increases your level of professionalism. And, because you’re always on call when your business is growing, we’ve made sure all of your devices can have your email synced to them. You can check your email from your desktop, laptop, tablet, and phone, meaning that you could be sitting in your office or standing on a beach and still make sure that your business is running smoothly.
In addition to having your own personalized email at any domain in your name.com account, you’ll also have a great address book, calendar, message translator, and inbox organizer.
That’s all we’re sharing about our new email product for now. You can find out more when it launches tomorrow.