One of the most anticipated new domains is almost here. While .DEV doesn’t officially become Generally Available until Feb. 28, 2019, you can now preorder your domain in the hopes of being the first to grab it when the drop date rolls around. Better yet, preorders for .DEV now include free Advanced Security, which comes with the SSL certificate needed to make .DEV resolve.
.FAN domains are now available for anyone to register
.FAN domains have officially reached General Availability, meaning anyone can now register this brand new extension. Be one of the first to register a .FAN domain to show your appreciation for your favorite hobby, interest, musician, sports team, or celebrity.
.PAGE domains are now available for General Registration
The .PAGE domain became available for General Registration today, marking the Google Registry’s continued commitment to ushering in a new era of extra secure websites.
More evidence says New Domains can help your SEO, not hinder it
Domain registry Radix recently released a case study that shared the stories of New Domain owners who saw favorable SEO results after adopting or switching to an nTLD. From digital marketing agency Louder.online to winning WIX SEO Hero project seo-hero.tech, businesses and individuals from all walks of life are using New Domains to shoot to the top of Google search rankings.
.CHARITY domains are now available for registration
Priority access to the Hebrew .COM, קום., now available
IDNs, or Internationalized Domain Names, have become more common over the last few years, with more opportunities than ever for non-English speakers to adopt a domain extension in their native language, using their native characters. Verisign is soon to launch קום.—the Hebrew .COM extension—as part of these efforts.
How to set up custom family email addresses
Do you remember back in the ’90s when you created your first ever email address and was devastated to learn that firstname.lastname@example.org was already taken and you had to resort to email@example.com instead? If it was that difficult back then—when email addresses were optional rather than a vital form of communication—imagine how hard it will be for your children or even grandchildren to score a professional sounding email address 10 or 20 years from now.
Bulk domain search tips you might not know about
If you’re a domain investor, you know part of the battle of finding a high-quality domain to invest in is sorting through the sheer volume of domains available. Bulk searches can make this process a little easier by sorting through a lot of data at once. However, there are a few extra tips and tricks you can use for performing bulk searches that will actually come up with the domains you’re most interested in. These are our best tips.
7 reasons to use .DESIGN
By Sam Torrey
We all want to own a short, meaningful website name. Back in 1985, people could only choose from website names that ended in .COM, .NET, or .ORG. Now, there are many specific domains to choose from, including one that is especially relevant to designers: .DESIGN. The .DESIGN domain name is becoming popular among designers because it serves the dual purpose of communicating what you do and helping you position yourself as an authority on design. Read on to learn seven more reasons why a .DESIGN domain name is ideal for designers.
7 more examples of films using .MOVIE domains
Earlier this year, we showcased a few examples of films released in 2017 that used .MOVIE domains to promote their films, offer interactive content, sell tickets, and more. With the first half of 2018 already behind us, it has become clear that .MOVIE continues to be embraced by studios as the go-to domain for promoting feature films. Check out some of our newest examples of this TLD in action.