All posts by Andrew Allemann

Andrew is the founder and editor of Domain Name Wire, a publication that has been covering domain names since 2005. He has personally written over 10,000 posts covering domain name sales, policy, and strategies for domain name owners. Andrew has been quoted in stories about domain names in The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times and Fortune.

How to Add Code to Your WordPress Header

If you build a website on WordPress then you’ve probably been asked to add code snippets to your site’s header. There are lots of web services that request this, including: Google Analytics Google Adsense Google Search Console Facebook pixels Online advertising tools In this post, we’ll show you how to add code to your site’s … Continue reading How to Add Code to Your WordPress Header

Three Cool Sites to Help Brainstorm Domain Names

Sometimes you need to get creative to find an available domain name. We’ve previously written about some ways to find domain names that are still available to register. Now let’s review a few websites that will help get your creative juices flowing and help you land the perfect domain name. These three websites weren’t created … Continue reading Three Cool Sites to Help Brainstorm Domain Names

Rev up Your Blog Comments with Jetpack

One of the first plugins that WordPress users tend to install is Jetpack, which is made by Automattic, the company that also brings you WordPress.com. Jetpack is sort of a ‘plugin of plugins’ with features covering promoting, designing, managing and securing your blog. Included in Jetpack is Jetpack Comments, which lets site visitors leave a … Continue reading Rev up Your Blog Comments with Jetpack

Don’t be a Victim of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Cybersquatting is generally defined as registering a domain name that is confusingly similar to a trademark. For example, if someone other than the soft drink maker registered Pepsi.com, that would be cybersquatting. In a previous post, we explain the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). This is a simple dispute process in which a … Continue reading Don’t be a Victim of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

5 Offline Ways to Promote Your Website

You’ve probably thought a lot about how to promote your website online. You buy advertising, post links to social media and write great content. What about offline promotion? There’s a huge opportunity to promote your business in real life. Don’t miss these opportunities to spread the word about your business. Business Cards Business cards are … Continue reading 5 Offline Ways to Promote Your Website