A price change to .uk domain names

Nominet, the company responsible for all .UK domains announced that with effect from 01st March 2016 there would be a wholesale price increase to domain names registered and renewed from 1-10 years. The cost of one year registrations was increased marginally and all other wholesale prices were increased by 50%. Russell Haworth, the CEO of Nominet; “We’re committed to running a first-class service for .UK registrants, including our renowned customer service, and we’re doing more than ever before to ensure the .UK space is a safe and trusted home for all. But costs have risen considerably since we last changed […]

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We’re changing our Control Panel!

It’s often the case that companies in our industry use custom control panels which are clunky to use and which look dated. Our own control panel is over 10 years old now, clunky and dated are amongst some of the words we’ve had used to describe it. So, it’s been long overdue a design and functionality overhaul in order to deliver on what our customers expect of an easy-to-use, intuitive control panel. Ultimately our goal is to make a simple account management interface which is quicker to use and which can be used on all devices whilst behind the scenes […]

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Get your hands on one and two letter .ie domains!

Get your hands on one and two letter .ie domains!

IEDR, the .ie Registry, have made the decision to allow one and two letter .ie domains to be registered. They do expect there to be fierce competition for these domains, particularly in cases where more than one company uses the same two letter abbreviation – Well, who doesn’t want a shorter domain name! This launch was opened to Trademark holders first, but only a few were taken as the rules were exceptionally strict. The next phase of the launch opened on February 21st 2016 and runs until March 22nd 2016, this phase is known as the “Landrush” phase. Q. What […]

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An AppMaker app can benefit your business

How can AppMaker benefit your business

Similar to the way we would add a website as a favourite on our desktop computer or laptops’ web browsers, retailers are reaching the new generation of Internet traffic by developing apps. An app is something that earns it’s place on the customers mobile home screen and it’s there because the user has regular engagement with the company behind it and is wanting to continue that engagement. Smartphone users spend approximately 89% of their mobile media time using mobile apps and 42% of all mobile sales generated by the leading 500 merchants came from mobile apps. Using the features of […]

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The WebMas 24-hour challenge begins

WebMas 2015

We are delighted to support WebMas 2015, a 24-hour annual event where students from the National College of Ireland build websites for worthy charities and causes including Friends of A, The Croft Community, Blood Bike Leinster, Humans Too and lots more. Sam Cogan, WebMas Founder, said, ‘This is the third year that students have built websites for charity over 24 hours and both the mentors and the students on each team are raring to go. Each site will be built or rebuilt from the ground up in just 24 hours so it is a great opportunity for the students to […]

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