CATEGORY: Name

Everything you need to know about domain backorders

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.

Our April 2016 promo code is trendy, healthy, and goes great on toast

April showers bring May flowers, and for Name.com, it also brings April Health Week. Because it seems like it would be insensitive to use a deep-fried, sugar-laden food as this month’s promo code as our office cohorts sadly watch our M&M dispenser be filled with broccoli and our frozen taquitos replaced with veggie burgers, we chose this fruit for its healthiness and its high status in the health food world.