Price changes to .uk domain names

Nominet Price Changes On 01st March 2016, Nominet, the company responsible for all .UK domains, raised its wholesale domain prices for all registration terms. One year registrations increased marginally and all other wholesale prices increased by 50%. Russell Haworth, CEO of Nominet, said; “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 safe and trusted home for all. But costs have risen considerably since we last changed the price, and we need to compete in a promotion-driven industry.”   What Does […]

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We’re making changes to our Control Panel!

The lay of the land It’s a common complaint that the custom control panels of many companies in our industry look dated and are clunky to use. We are well aware that at 10 years old our own control panel fits this description. So, we’ve decided to do a design and functionality overhaul in order to meet with today’s expectations of what a control panel should be. Overall, our goal is to make it simpler and quicker to use on all devices and behind the scenes to implement the best web technology available. We’ve started with the area of most […]

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How can AppMaker benefit your business?

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Before the days of apps we just had web browsers, when we saw something we liked online, we would favourite the website or bookmark the web page so that whenever we wanted to look back or check for updates we’d only be a click away. With smartphones and tablets now being the most popular way to access the internet apps are becoming more and more important. Why browse to a website when you can just tap the icon on your home screen? An app shouldn’t be seen as an alternative to a website, it complements a website. Having an app […]

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Scam emails targeting domain name owners

Names.co.uk is constantly in touch with various registrars from around the world in order to keep up to date with issues affecting the industry. In our communications with them, we have been able to determine that many domain name owners have been targeted with  phishing scam emails. In light of this, we need to make you aware that these emails (shown below) are NOT being sent from names.co.uk or any other domain name provider we have spoken to. The emails are malicious in nature and should be ignored if received. In an attempt to bring this to end we are […]

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