South African domains exceed 1 million

South African domains numbers as of 12 February 2015

ZACR, the official registry for most South African top-level domains, has reported that over 1 million domains are in their registry currently. ZACR is responsible for the following South African domain extensions: .co.za – generic South African domain extension used by most entities and by far the most popular .org.za – intended for non-profit South African organizations .capetown – the … Read More

.africa.com domain names at promotional pricing

As a domain name owner you may want to acquire your name or company name on the newly available .africa.com domain just like large global brands including twitter.africa.com, starbucks.africa.com, marksandspencer.africa.com, emirates.africa.com, standardbank.africa.com and hundreds more. Many small companies in Africa are also choosing a .africa.com domain to get access to African and global markets as well. .africa.com is the premier … Read More

Multi-year registrations now possible for .uk domain names

Effective 1st May 2012, .uk domain names can now be registered or renewed for between 1 and 10 years. Hitherto, .uk domains have been restricted to a 2-year registration or renewal period, at any given time. The new policy by the .uk registry would offer .uk domain registrants much more flexibility. .uk is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) … Read More

Why you should renew your domain name early

Irrespective of where you registered your domain name, it helps to renew your domain name on time. Not doing so can cause a lot of problems. At Web4Africa, we have dealt with a lot of difficult situations, where clients have not renewed their domains early enough. We do send out 5 notices via e-mail, before a domain eventually expires but … Read More