Want to start 2017 more website savvy than ever before? We’ve pulled together some of our most-read articles of the year to get you up to speed. From tips on optimizing your Instagram profile to tutorials on creating an online portfolio, here are our top picks.
How to create a subdomain for your website
If you already have a website, but want to branch it out a bit, a subdomain is a great way to get the best of both worlds. Whether you’re adding a company blog or selling website merchandise, segmenting your site with a subdomain is a practical solution. Here’s how you can create a subdomain for your website through Name.com hosting.
How to quickly and easily switch to Name.com hosting
Sick of your old hosting provider? Perhaps it’s time for a change. Switching to Name.com hosting is a simple process that doesn’t take a lot of time. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on how to do it.
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.
Our best how-to articles from the first half of 2016
We’re more than halfway through 2016 and have already covered a lot of topics on how to get smart with building your online presence. In case you missed any of these helpful tips, check out this compilation of some of our most popular how-to articles of the year.
Organizing your domains with labels
If you’re a domain investor, someone who manages domains for clients, or you just have a serious domain addition (it’s OK, you can admit it), it can be difficult to find the domains you need in a giant, unorganized list. Creating and adding labels to the domains in your account makes it easy to find and organize the domains you’re looking for.
Using a custom domain for GitHub project pages
GitHib users, did you know that you can set up custom domain names for your project pages? It’s a simple way to share your code with others and can be set up quickly and easily. Follow these steps to create and forward your own domain to your GitHub projects.
How to redirect a custom domain to your Etsy shop
Etsy is an awesome way for sellers around the world to sell their custom goods to an eager audience of buyers. But marketing your Etsy store can be difficult without a simple way to direct your customers to your web store. An easy solution for this problem is forwarding a custom domain name to your Etsy store. The process is much simpler than it sounds and is a quick, affordable way to give your Etsy store a more professional look.
How to set up a branded short URL with Buffer
If you use Buffer to schedule your social media posts, you’ve probably noticed that the URLs that you share are shortened to something like “buff.er/tktk” or “bit.ly/tktk.” Have you ever wondered if you could have your very own shortened URL that uses your personal or business brand name? Well, it’s something that you can easily set up to use in your branding efforts on social media. We’ve created a simple guide to help you setup your own custom short URL on Buffer.
Want to know as soon as a New Domain is released? Use this tool
With so many New Domains that have come out in recent months, and so many more planned for release in the coming days, it can be difficult to stay on top of the domain releases that you’re really excited about.
Good news: We have a simple, free way to track the release dates of New Domains so you can register one for yourself the moment it becomes available.