Every so often we at Namecheap like to look into the stories behind companies and the domains they acquire, and why. Let’s take a look at Tesla. From the beginning, Tesla owned TeslaMotors.com. Then in 2016 Tesla acquired the domain name Tesla.com, a domain that was registered well before electric vehicles were even a figment … Continue reading Why Musk Spent $11 million on Tesla.com Domain
Let’s face it—it can be difficult to find an available domain name. There are hundreds of millions of domain names already registered. That means that the odds are your first, second and third choices for a domain name might already be registered. Because of this difficulty, some choose domain names that leave a lot to … Continue reading 5 Things to Never Include in a Domain Name
As a domain registrar, we work with many partners to bring you the widest selection of Top Level Domains (TLDs) possible at the lowest prices. Occasionally, this can mean that if their prices increase, we have to adjust our prices too. What is Changing? One of our larger partner registrars has increased the price of … Continue reading Price Increase on Certain Domains
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
If you’re like many entrepreneurs and small business owners, you might have a handful of domain names you aren’t using. You registered them for planned projects or fun ideas that never panned out. When you get the renewal notice for your domain names, here are three questions to ask yourself before letting the domain name … Continue reading Should You Renew That Domain Name?
Where are you going? Which way are you headed? How will you get there? Whether we’re asking for directions or wandering around happily, we all have to consider our direction in life. Luckily, there’s a domain extension that can help point you in the right direction: introducing .to. You wouldn’t think a tiny, two-letter preposition … Continue reading Why Your Domain is the Destination with .TO
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
We’re delighted to announce our new partnership with Adobe Portfolio, the go-to portfolio website creator for millions of customers worldwide. Namecheap domains will be available directly within the Adobe platform in a few, simple clicks, and customers will enjoy exclusive discounts on our top TLDs. Here’s what our COO, Hillan Klein, had to say about … Continue reading Namecheap Partners With Adobe Portfolio
As the second-largest retail seller of domains, Namecheap is lucky to have a huge amount of data on top level domain (TLD) trends—which are most popular, how they are changing, and what that means for the future of registration. Let’s take a look at our domain insights for 2018 and see how different TLDs are … Continue reading Namecheap’s Domain Insights & Trends Report
On Friday, we shared a list of 125 amazing .page domains that are still up for grabs. The price point at that time was $609.60. Today is the final tier of “Early Access,” where you are able to secure a .page domain before the general public! We did some more digging and found that there … Continue reading Hurry Up for the Final Day of .PAGE Early Access!