We’re thrilled to announce that the third annual MoveYourDomain Day was a huge winner for Internet freedom. On February 5 – MYDD 2014 – Namecheap customers transferred a total of 27,675 domains and raised $42,451.50 in donations for the Electronic Frontier Foundation, an organization that educates the public about digital rights. Congrats and thanks for … Continue reading 3rd Annual MoveYourDomain Day a Great Success!
Here at Namecheap, we’re passionate about digital freedom. SOPA, the Stop Online Piracy Act , nearly passed in 2011. SOPA would’ve changed the way the Internet works; it would’ve denied citizens the lawful use of innovative technology and made government censorship a day-to-day reality. We’re very proud to have been part of the effort to … Continue reading Fight for your right to a Free Internet! Move Your Domain Day is February 5
We’ve got great news! As of 11am EST Wednesday February 5, 2014, seven new TLDs will be available for general registration. They are: .guru, .bike, .clothing, .holdings, .ventures, .singles and .plumbing. Be the early bird who gets the great new URL! In case you were wondering, more new gTLDs (generic top-level domains) will become available … Continue reading First Wave of New TLDs Hits February 5
A couple of months back I wrote a blog post on whether a registrar can make a good web host. I made a strong argument that a registrar could, provided the right investment into hosting was made. I dissected the various components that make up a good web host and I walked readers through how … Continue reading Changing the rules. A registrar that excels across all services
With recent news about an external account intrusion on another registrar that was facilitated through a social engineering attempt, we at Namecheap want to educate our customers about our security policies. First and foremost, we encourage all of our customers to use two factor authentication on their accounts. This means that if you want access … Continue reading Your Security is VERY Important to Us
We’re pleased to inform you that we have recently done a complete infrastructure revamp and UI overhaul of our popular OX App Suite. Our interface will now be more intuitive than ever to use and responsive, running on any type of device or platform you choose to access it from with one single click. We’re … Continue reading Open-Xchange App Suite Completely Overhauled: Check it out!
We’re thrilled to announce that you’re looking at a fully redesigned Namecheap website! We carefully analyzed your feedback (thanks for your comments!), and we’ve been working hard these past few months to build the site you asked for. All your most-requested scenarios have been included in our redesign. The new site is responsive, which means … Continue reading Namecheap’s New Redesign is Live!
In a word – YES! But let me elaborate on this frequently asked question. This question often crops up on forums, social media and message boards. And I see a constant stream of misleading advice suggesting you keep hosting and domain registration separate. From WebHostingTalk to Facebook and Twitter, people often insist you keep your … Continue reading Can a domain registrar be a good web host?
Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Natalie Sisson, who has graciously volunteered to promote Namecheap in her book, the Suitcase Entrepreneur book. As such, we’re pleased to share her tips with Namecheap readers. Starting and building a business is probably one of the most challenging undertakings of your life. I know this from … Continue reading 7 Online Tools You Can Use to Build a Business for Under $100
Privacy. It’s one of the biggest buzzwords on the internet right now, and rightly so. Just who does read your emails? Who watches your instant messaging conversations? And who listens in to your calls? Most people would hope the answer is just the intended recipient, whatever the communication medium. Email, by its very nature, is … Continue reading Namecheap: Our stance on email privacy