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.
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.
A simple guide to web accessibility
“The power of the Web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect.”—Tim Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the World Wide Web
Did you know that people with disabilities are still capable of browsing the internet?
5 domain blogs to add to your reading list
I write a lot of blog posts here at Name.com. After all, it’s my job. But I also read a lot of blog posts to learn what’s happening in the industry and to see what types of content people are most interested in learning more about. Although there are a lot of great tech and domain blogs out there, there are five that I always find myself coming back to. If you’re in the web industry, you should add all of these domain blogs to your reading list.