BREAKING: Namecheap to Double EFF Donation

Our CEO Richard Kirkendall has just released the following statement: We are ecstatic at the response we have received from the Internet community. The Internet is speaking and we’re proud to facilitate that and at the same time help a wonderful organization such as EFF in their fight against SOPA. That being said, if we … Continue reading BREAKING: Namecheap to Double EFF Donation

Namecheap Announces Move Your Domain Day on December 29th

On December 29th, Namecheap will be standing tall against SOPA in a transfer initiative we call Move Your Domain Day. For every transfer to Namecheap during these 24 hours, Namecheap will be donating $1 to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. Shari Steele, Executive Director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, stated, “EFF is pleased to support Namecheap’s … Continue reading Namecheap Announces Move Your Domain Day on December 29th

We say NO to #SOPA (our official stance)

Since the news broke today that one of our competitors wholeheartedly supports the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), many of you have asked us about our position on the matter. Let us be clear:  Namecheap is not in favor of SOPA as it has been proposed. Why are we against the proposed SOPA legislation?  It’s … Continue reading We say NO to #SOPA (our official stance)

Introducing CloudFlare for Shared Hosting Customers

Beginning today, you will find an additional service available through your cPanel: CloudFlare. Look for the CloudFlare icon under the Software/Services menu as indicated below:   CloudFlare can make your website load faster, using less bandwidth and less server resources, while at the same time providing protection from threats such as spammers and hackers. CloudFlare … Continue reading Introducing CloudFlare for Shared Hosting Customers

Introducing CloudLinux to our hosting servers

Hello All, Over the past few weeks, we’ve been rolling out CloudLinux on our web hosting, business web hosting and reseller hosting servers. Many servers have now been upgraded and the remaining servers will be upgraded shortly. CloudLinux is a new Operating System designed to improve server performance and reliability.   What is CloudLinux? CloudLinux … Continue reading Introducing CloudLinux to our hosting servers

Namecheap’s new DNS infrastructure

As many of you are aware, we’ve been the unfortunate victim of some rather severe DDoS attacks in recent weeks and months. These are not something we’ve taken lightly so as well as mitigating and fighting against these attacks, we’ve also been making some improvements to our infrastructure. Our existing DNS infrastructure was based around … Continue reading Namecheap’s new DNS infrastructure

Lifehacker Readers Vote Namecheap Best Domain Name Registrar

Namecheap is pleased to announce that readers of Lifehacker, a top 20 blog with nearly 50 million monthly pageviews, have voted Namecheap the best domain name registrar. We work hard to provide our customers with the amazing services and support they’ve expected to receive from us, including what readers claim are compelling reasons to use … Continue reading Lifehacker Readers Vote Namecheap Best Domain Name Registrar

Namecheap Partners with the International Tree Foundation

NameCheap is pleased to announce that we have partnered with the International Tree Foundation (ITF), where we will be planting trees in Asia, the African Drylands, and Sub-Saharan Africa in this move to reduce the carbon footprint. We’re committed to the future of this planet and hope to make a difference globally. To celebrate this … Continue reading Namecheap Partners with the International Tree Foundation

How to Get Google Apps Email on Your Domain with Just a Few Steps

NameCheap is pleased to announce that we have a one-click Google Apps Email hosting for domains that are powered by us. This functionality is available to those who use Namecheap’s nameservers. If you use Namecheap hosting (shared/business/reseller), we have a one-click option in your cPanel account. If you have your own hosting, you would need … Continue reading How to Get Google Apps Email on Your Domain with Just a Few Steps