.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

.TECH Domain is 2!

Web4Africa joins the .tech registry to celebrate it’s 2nd Launch Anniversary today! With 250,000+ registrations and brands like Viacom, CES and TNW using their .tech, .tech has rapidly established itself as the defacto TLD of the tech industry. Apart from registrations, .tech has been in the trenches and has been working very closely with the tech community – startups, incubators, … Read More

HUGE Price Drop on .AFRICA Domain Names

.africa, the domain name for the continent of Africa, enters another phase today 2 August 2017. Officially, this is the .africa registry’s Price Reduction Phase 1 and would extend till 30 June 2018. Web4Africa is now able to pass on the huge price reduction by offering .africa domain name registration at $25 per year. This is easily one of the … Read More

.asia domain registration gets easier

.asia is the top-level domain name system for the continent of Asia and the Pacific region. It was introduced in 2007. As of 2016, over 80% of .ASIA domain registrations (based on registrant contact) came from within Asia, led by China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia. The requirements for registering .asia domains are changing from 15th July 2017, making … Read More