.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

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

Introducing .CLUB Domains

50 Cent in the .CLUB

Web4Africa, an ICANN Accredited Domain Registrar is now offering .club domain names. .CLUB is about more than providing established clubs with the best possible domain name. .CLUB is the ultimate social domain name, making it easy for anyone and everyone to bring people together around common interests and passions – and own the perfect domain for their community. .CLUB is … Read More

Our .net domain story

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Web4Africa started operations in the year 2002, using the domain name web4africa.net – we registered web4africa.com about two years later but have stayed with the .net domain ever since. This is even more intriguing because in most African countries, .net only ranks 3rd in popularity among generic TLDs. This write-up celebrates our use of .net Our choice of .net in the … Read More

15 Facts about .net domain names

.net is the 2nd most popular generic domain extension in the world, after .com The domain name net is a generic top-level domain (gTLD) used in the Domain Name System of the Internet. The name is derived from network, indicating its originally intended purpose was for organizations involved in networking technologies, such as Internet service providers and other infrastructure companies. … Read More

Web4Africa accredited for .FM Domain Names

Web4Africa, a leading domain registrar and web hosting company in West Africa, has gained accreditation to register and manage .fm domain names from the official .FM Domain Registry. This enables Web4Africa to register .fm domains directly with the registry, and thus offer one of the lowest prices possible, easy .fm domain management from our customers’ control panel and additional services … Read More

Web4Africa gains .UK registrar accreditation

Web4Africa, today 20th March 2012, gained Nominet accreditation as a .UK Domain Registrar. While .uk is the country-code domain for the United Kingdom, Nominet is the body in charge of all .uk domains. The accreditation means that Web4Africa is a registered TAG holder and a Member of Nominet. Having passed the technical and financial requirements, the accreditation empowers Web4Africa to … Read More

Making sense of .org.ng domain names

.ng is the domain name system for Nigeria and .org.ng is essentially a subset of .ng, targeted at not-for-profit organizations in Nigeria. The .org part of .org.ng is derived from the English word “organization”. The following types of entities are usually more suited for .org.ng: cultural institutions; associations; religious and civic organizations; open source software movements; environmental initiatives; social/fraternal organizations; … Read More

Web4Africa Ltd. acquires Alireta.com hosting service

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Web4Africa Ltd., the leading web hosting company in West Africa, has acquired the web hosting & domain names services of Alireta Nigeria Limited with effect from 1st May 2011. Founded in March 2003 under the name DomainStandard.net, Alireta broke new grounds by offering domain registration and web hosting services to residents of Nigeria at prices much lower than what was … Read More

Which .ng domain extension should you choose for your Nigerian website?

.ng domain name

.ng is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for Nigeria. .ng domains come in different flavours and its best to choose the domain extension that reflects your type of organization. Nigerian domain extensions can be classified into two: open and restricted. Open .ng domain extensions: These are those open to registration by virtually any individual or institution from any … Read More