Dispute between Google and Symantec leads to uncertainty over EV SSL certificates
The Google Chrome team recently announced a proposal to immediately stop recognizing Extended Validation status for all Symantec SSL certificates in the Chrome browser, and to eventually require revalidation and replacement for all Symantec-issued certificates.
In the near term, if Google moves forward with it its proposal, websites with Symantec EV SSL certificates will no longer display a green bar that indicates extended validation (in the Chrome browser). The long-term consequences aren’t as certain at this point.
Introducing Prologue: A simple way to take control of your online brand
Have you ever wished that creating a professional looking online presence was as easy as filling out some information and clicking a couple of buttons? Well with Prologue, now it is.
3 extra ways to secure your Name.com account
Want some additional protection for your Name.com account? There are a few extra security features you can opt into to decrease the chances of your account getting accessed by an outside party.
A cautionary tale on why you need Whois Privacy
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer recently made headlines after his first tumultuous press conference. Just days later, Medium posted an article announcing that Spicer’s contact information was freely available to the public via Whois data.
Google change makes SSL certificates more important than ever
Google has introduced a new security measure in the Chrome browser that warns users on HTTP sites that the web page is not secure. As for now, the warning only appears on non-encrypted pages that collect login or payment information, but could eventually be expanded to issue warnings on all HTTP pages.
5 things you need on your website’s homepage
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
Web security is paramount, both for yourself and for your website visitors. In an effort to make the web as a whole a safer place, we’re excited to announce that we’ll now be offering free SSL Certificates for all customers who purchase hosting with Name.com. It’s called Encryption Everywhere.
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.