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.
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.
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.
Hosting 101: Pointing a domain to Name.com Hosting
Hosting tends to be one of the bigger, scarier parts of starting a website—but we’ve worked to make it as simple and unintimidating as possible. In this post, we’ll go over one of the most basic parts of setting up hosting: Pointing one or multiple domain names at Name.com hosting.
How to set up a custom Medium domain with Name Apps
Do you write on Medium? Last year, the popular blogging platform announced to its users that they would begin to support custom Medium domains for those interested in branding their publications. We’re big fans of Medium, so we wanted to simplify this task as much as possible—making it easier than ever to create a custom domain for your written work.
You can now use Name Apps to easily connect a custom domain to a Medium publication. Here’s how it works.
How to set up a custom URL for your Yelp reviews
If you’re among the ranks of those who have to read at least five reviews before you try a new restaurant (and once you get there you spend the whole time noting every tiny detail and taking photos of your food) then you may very well be an avid Yelp user. But wouldn’t it be nice if you could easily direct family and friends to your witty, well-written reviews so they could bask in the glory of your prose? Well, you can! All you need to do is set up a forwarding custom Yelp URL.
These 15 second videos will make your Name.com experience so much easier
As our customer, we want to make sure that your experience with us goes as smooth as possible. Roadblocks obviously can happen when you’re building an online presence, and when they do, we’re always happy to help you solve any problems that arise. But after years of helping our customers resolve their account and domain issues, we’ve noticed a few issues seem to pop up more frequently than others.
Rather than writing an essay-length explanation of each problem and how they can be resolved (which let’s be honest—would not be very enjoyable for you to read), we’ve come up with a simpler method: Short, 15-second videos that point out frequent mistakes that happen when creating a website or setting up your Name.com account.
With the abundance of news about compromised cyber security and hacking schemes, it’s natural to want to take extra precautions to keep your online information safe.
Two-Step Verification keeps your account extra secure by requiring a time-sensitive code in addition to a traditional login. As opposed to solely relying on a username and password, which can be guessed or figured out by an experienced crook, Two-Step Verification adds an extra layer of security.
Better yet, getting Two-Step Verification set up for your Name.com account is a simple task that can be done in a matter of minutes. Let’s walk through the steps.
We get it—you have a ton of passwords in your life. And the fact that passwords these day require symbols, numbers, capitalization, and a sacrificial goat doesn’t help matters either.
That’s why we’ve made it easy to reset your password with Name.com whenever you need. Here’s how you do it.