The domain industry

Key terms explained

What is WordPress hosting?

WordPress hosting is a specialized service tailored specifically for websites built on the WordPress content management system (CMS).

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What are expired domain auctions?

An expired domain auction is a process where domains that were once registered but were not renewed by their owners are made available for bidding.

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What are SAN certificates?

A SAN certificate is a type of SSL certificate that allows multiple domain names to be secured with a single certificate. This is particularly beneficial for organizations that manage several websites or services across different domains and subdomains.

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What is the domain status clientTransferProhibited?

The domain status clientTransferProhibited prevents a domain from being transferred from one domain registrar to another.

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How do I choose the best server hosting solution?

When you are looking into server hosting solutions for your company or website, it is easy to get lost in its many intricacies and options. This guide helps you make an informed choice.

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What are cloud hosting services?

Cloud hosting is a service that allows organizations to utilize a network of remote servers hosted on the internet to store, manage, and process data, rather than relying on local servers or personal computers.

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How to delete a domain name?

Whether you're looking to retire an old website, rebrand your online presence, or simply let go of a domain that is no longer serving your needs, this step-by-step guide will walk you through the full process of deleting a domain name.

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What is a wildcard SSL certificate?

A wildcard SSL certificate is a digital certificate that secures not only a single domain, but also unlimited subdomains. It ensures the encryption of data transferred to and from your main site and any subdomains associated with it.

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What is domain blocking?

Domain blocking, also commonly known as trademark protection or defensive registration, refers to the practice of preventively registering a verified trademark across various domain extensions.

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What is domain forwarding?

Domain forwarding, also known as URL forwarding or domain redirection, is a service that lets you redirect visitors from one domain name to another.

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What is the domain lifecycle?

The domain lifecycle is a term that refers to the series of stages that a domain name goes through: from its initial registration to its eventual expiration, release and possible re-registration.

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What is a top-level Domain (TLD)?

A top-level domain (TLD) is the last part of a website address that comes after the dot. Some well-known TLDs include .com, .org, and .net.

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What is private domain registration?

Private domain registration is a service designed to shield your personal contact information from public view in the Whois database.

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What is a BIMI record?

A BIMI record is a type of DNS record that allows organizations to display their brand logo next to their authenticated emails in their receivers’ email inboxes.

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How to transfer a domain name?

A domain transfer is the process of moving a registered domain name from one domain registrar to another.

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What is typosquatting?

Typosquatting is the practice of deliberately registering misspelled versions of popular domain names. These “fake websites” profit off the proximity of their name to a popular website to get more traffic.

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What is Plesk?

Plesk is a control panel for cloud and VPS hosting. It works as an intermediary between system services and administrators and can help simplify the daily tasks of web admins, hosting providers, and developers. 

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What is Premium DNS?

Premium DNS, also called Anycast DNS, is an advanced DNS service that boosts your website’s performance and protects it from Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks.

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How do you renew a domain name?

Renewing a domain is the act of extending your domain name’s registration period so you can continue using it. Renewing a domain name is crucial for maintaining your online presence and protecting your brand.

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How to become a domain reseller

Domain resellers are individuals and businesses that offer domain registration and management services to their customers, without being a domain registrar.

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What are SSL Certificates?

SSL certificates are digital certificates that provide a secure and encrypted connection between a web server and a user's web browser.

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What is DMARC?

DMARC stands for “Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance”. It is an email authentication protocol that can be added to a domain’s DNS zone.

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