Choosing Web Hosting – Why Location Matters

Web Hosting. Location Matters.

Speed is widely considered one of the most important factors in the success or otherwise of a website. It applies whether it is a news website, entertainment website and even more so where it is an e-commerce website. A fast website performance is directly proportional to the success of a website – all other things being equal. The strongest technical … Read More

What is the Best Way to boost Sales Online?

Boosting online sales requires the right strategies

The fate of every online business entity depends on its presence on leading search engines including Yahoo, Bing, and Google – to a large extent. If you want to develop a portfolio in the online business, a good ranking on the search engines is a must. In this way, your potential clients can locate you quickly. How do you make … Read More

Celebrating .africa TLD with Discounted Prices

The .africa Top-Level Domain (TLD) is hitting it’s 1st Anniversary since it went into General Availability this July 2018. To mark the auspicious milestone, Web4Africa is offering BIG Discounts on .africa domain registrations and renewals. Between 4th and 31st July 2018, .africa domains would be available at 20% discount when the client makes use of the Promo Code visible our … Read More

.XYZ 4th Anniversary Promos

.xyz domains

.XYZ Domains have been a hit since they became available in 2014. As of June 2018, .xyz is the 2nd most popular new gTLD having retained the top spot for a long time and is among the top 10 fastest growing new gTLDs. The most notable registration has been abc.xyz by Google’s parent company Alphabet Inc. Renew your .xyz now … Read More

.HOST is now an Open Generic Top-Level Domain

dot host domain extension

Before now, .HOST domains had been targetted exclusively at the web hosting and cloud hosting industry. The .host registry is however now expanding the target audience by repositioning it as a generic top-level domain extension. Why is .HOST re-positioned as a generic TLD? Research on live websites in the .HOST namespace indicates a natural connect with a variety of audiences … Read More

How to Choose the Best Domain Name for your Website

How to choose the Best Domain Name.

Choosing the best domain name is not rocket science. Since 2014, the number of available domain extensions one can choose for one’s website has exploded massively – from just about 215 to the over 1,450 available today. This then brings another challenge of which extension is best for one’s purpose. Before 2014, generic choices were limited to .com, .net, .org, … Read More

Why SquirrelMail is being removed from cPanel

SquirrelMail

SquirrelMail is a project that provides both a web-based email client and a proxy server for the IMAP protocol. Started in 1999, it has been shipped with cPanel since over 10 years ago. Used and loved by millions globally, SquirrelMail is, unfortunately, getting the stick from cPanel as it would stop being included officially from cPanel version 76. cPanel is … Read More

Altcoins now accepted

altcoins

Web4Africa now accepts alternative cryptocurrencies (altcoins) for Domain Registration, SSL Certificates, Web Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Servers and all other services we offer. Some of the altcoins are gaining wide-spread acceptability and have varying levels of increasing popularity. The altcoins we accept currently are: FirstBlood (1ST) Aragon (ANT) Basic Attention Token (BAT) Bancor (BNT) Bitcoin Cash (BCH) Bitcoin Gold (BTG) … Read More

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically

5 Reasons .NG Domains have increased drastically in number over the past 10 years. NiRA, the official registry for the .ng domain extension, recently announced that the number of domain names under .ng have exceeded 100,000. The recent boost further consolidates .NG’s position as the 2nd most popular domain extension in Africa*. .NG is the official top-level Domain Name for the … Read More

Domain Promos for August 2017

Some choice new domain extensions go on sale at Web4Africa, effective 1st August and would last till 31st October 2017. The new domain extensions vary and offering exciting opportunities for relevant and creative website addresses in a fast-moving digital economy. While .site and .online are a bit generic and targetted at every website everywhere, .store and .tech are slightly niched … Read More