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

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

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

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

Pre-Register Your .AFRICA Domain Name

The influx of new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) has promised a wealth of new branding identity for businesses of all sizes. One of the newly introduced gTLDs is .africa, the Top-Level Domain Name System for the continent of Africa. One of the biggest attractions of location-based gTLDs is their potential for branding purposes. Undoubtedly, .africa is a differentiator, which can … Read More

Nigeria: Pay Online with more banks

Our online payment system for our clients in Nigeria now supports more banks. Hitherto, we only supported GTBank Online Payment, but can now support Diamond Bank, Fidelity Bank, First City Monument Bank (FCMB), Wema Bank and Zenith Bank – as well. The entire process is online and straight-forward. It should offer additional convenience to residents of Nigeria buying Domains, Web … Read More

Websites bearing the .AFRICA name will soon illuminate the web

Websites bearing the .Africa name and the continent's spirit will soon illuminate the web

Few things symbolize the awesome potential of Africa more than light powered by her biggest asset. A blue sky bathed in unsurpassed golden rays says ‘Africa’ like nothing else. It is for this reason that we’ve selected energy produced by sunlight to announce the much-anticipated launch of the dot Africa (.Africa) gTLD (generic Top Level Domain) by the ZA Central … 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

Social Media or a Website. What is best for your Business?

A domain name allows you connect a custom address to your social media presence.

Small business owners who are just starting out often times have to decide between a full-fledged website and a social media presence, in promoting their new business venture. The video below produced by Verisign illustrates why both choices do not have to be necessarily mutually exclusive. In recent years, social media networks have become one of the most popular and … Read More