Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. Not a silly advice if you know what we are talking about. Have a two or three tier verification process in place with your registrar in case you need to make any update to your details. For those who do not trust even their shadow, they can go and to get their own ICANN registrar accreditation.

Lately, number of domain name thefts taking place in online world is increasing. There are several reasons as how you can loose your domain name and not able to prove that you were the real owner of the domain name in question. Instantly a question pops up as what is the best way to protect a domain name from being stolen.

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. What a silly advice…you might say. No, it’s not if you know what we are talking about. Go through this article and you will instantly want to check whois data of your domain name. Continue reading “Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen”

Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names

Pricing for all new .INFO domain name for an End User has come down to Rs. 121/= (plus / minus Rs. 15 depending on the Registrar). Earlier .INFO domain names were being sold in range of Rs. 450/= to Rs. 500/=.

Recently many registrars announced a dip in pricing for .INFO domain names. As per the .INFO promotion, pricing for any new .INFO domain name for an End User has come down to Rs. 121/= (plus / minus Rs. 15 depending on the Registrar). Earlier .INFO domain names were being sold in between Rs. 400/= to Rs. 500/= per domain year. Continue reading “Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names”

Dot Registrar migrates to MyDomain.com

DotRegistrar (www.dotregistrar.com) is in the process of upgrading all its client accounts and domains to the MyDomain.com Registrar system. In the coming weeks, DotRegistrar will become part of MyDomain. With this upgradation some of the features of Dot Registrar havs gone while some new features (free services) like URL Forwarding, Email Forwarding and DNS managment has been added.

DotRegistrar (www.dotregistrar.com), one of the leading domain registration service providers, is in the process of upgrading all its client accounts and domains to the MyDomain.com Registrar system. As per a notice on www.dotregistrar.com, DotRegistrar will become part of MyDomain, in the coming weeks. With this upgradation some of the features of Dot Registrar have gone while some new features (free services) like URL Forwarding, Email Forwarding and DNS management has been added. However, this comes at a cost to existing clients of Dot Registrar. Continue reading “Dot Registrar migrates to MyDomain.com”

Web designers, Clients and their Domain Names

It’s a rampant practice followed by so called web designers to register their client’s domain names with their (web designers and not clients) own details. This is a complete lose-lose situation for clients. Most of the time clients thinks they have the total control of their domain name while the designer fool him with giving just hosting (FTP) controls.

What the Problem is?

Mostly in India and moreover all over the world, it’s a rampant practice followed by so called web designers to register their client’s domain names with their own (web designers and not clients’) details. This is a complete lose-lose situation for clients. So called web designers’ first motive is to ensure that they take control of their clients’ domain names so that the client has no choice but to stay with the same designer, or lose his domain name in the process. Continue reading “Web designers, Clients and their Domain Names”