.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

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

.Africa Domain is Live

dot africa domain name

Quoting an update we received from the registry today: ZA Central Registry NPC (ZACR) is pleased to announce that on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 at 14:58:59 CAT the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published the .africa geographic Top Level Domain Name (gTLD) in the root. The delegation comes after a lengthy and protracted legal challenge that saw … Read More

A review of VPS Hosting in Nigeria

Computer / Network security

A few months ago, I had the privilege of discussing in-country hosting with the CEO of Web4Africa. He informed me he was about to start offering hosting accounts in datacenters here in Lagos. I’ve always been a proponent of internet performance and one of the major issues with the performance of internet applications is that of latency. Latency is the … Read More

Web4Africa extends web hosting infrastructure to Nigeria

Web4Africa, a leading pan-African web hosting company and accredited domain registrar has extended its web hosting infrastructure to ¬†Nigeria, making it the first web hosting company to do so. From an award-winning Tier-III data centre in Lagos Nigeria, Web4Africa is poised to offer its regular services from its West African network Point-of-Presence. These services include: shared Web Hosting, Reseller Hosting, … Read More

.host, .press & .website domains at discounts

Web4Africa, an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar, is offering .host, .press and .website domain names at discounted prices for 1st year registrations, in a special deal as offer by their respective domain registries. New Domains @ discounted prices: .HOST, .PRESS, .WEBSITE http://t.co/VrLWim75Na http://t.co/wIGBFdpzKH — Web4Africa (@web4africa) September 18, 2014 The limited time offers end at varying dates as highlighted below: .host … Read More

Introducing .bid, .trade and .webcam domain names

.trade domain name

.BID is undoubtedly the TLD of choice for online auctions and market place sites online. An intuitive generic Top Level Domain (TLD) name makes .BID distinguishable from the broad auction-related content found across the Internet, and there are clear benefits to auctioneers, buyers and sellers .BID Top Level Domain (TLD) owners include a spectrum of online auctioneers running various types … Read More

Buy Web Hosting & Domains. Pay with Bitcoin.

Buy Domain & Web Hosting with Bitcoin

Web4Africa is an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar that accepts Bitcoin for Web Hosting, VPS Hosting, Dedicated Servers and Domain Name Registration. Bitcoin is a decentralized (peer-to-peer) digital currency system that is gaining popularity worldwide. Web4Africa is a Bitcoin Merchant.

Web4Africa gains accreditation for .mobi, .asia, .me domains

Web4Africa, an ICANN accredited domain registrar, this week gained accreditation for the domains .mobi, .asia and .me from their respective registries. .mobi is targeted at websites intended for mobile device use. With over 1 million domains, .mobi is the 6th most popular generic domain extension in the world. Africa is home to a large number of mobile internet users. Web4Africa … Read More

Introducing the new .africa domain name system

.africa is the proposed domain name system for the African continent. It would serve as the regional Top-Level Domain for Africa, just as .eu is to Europe and .asia is to Asia. Main Purpose of .africa A .africa domain name would be the perfect way to target the African continent for a website that has a pan-African audience or market. … Read More