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.cloud – a unique domain with a lot of potential

When creating your personal website or setting up a server-based project, there are a lot of domain endings you can choose from. Apart from the classics like .com or .web, there are a lot of other special endings such as .cloud for example. But what are the benefits of choosing them?

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Category: Net World
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Celebrating 30 years of .COM

Celebrating 20 years com

30 years ago, a symbolic moment occurred, which would affect the world in many ways. In March, 1985, the first ever .COM domain, Symbolics.com, was registered online – changing the way businesses communicated. From the first .COM domain, to over 116 million registered today, it’s amazing to think about how much the Internet has changed in that time.

The beginning of an incredible journey, fast forward 30 years and it is difficult to imagine a world in which we do not have near ubiquitous access to information online. The Internet has fundamentally changed the way consumers interact with businesses and the way that businesses interact with each other.

Information on any product or service is available instantly from any Internet connected device, which now includes laptops, phones, tablets and even watches. As a result it’s never been more important for commercial enterprises to be visible online. Having a .COM is one way that companies have traditionally announced to the online marketplace that they’re open for business.

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Subdomains: Why You Want Them and How to Implement Them

Subdomains are a great way of providing your website visitors with memorable Web addresses to specific parts of your site. But what is a subdomain, and how do you implement it?

What is a subdomain?

We all know how domain names work – they are split into two distinct parts (this can be three in some parts of the world, like the UK): on the right is the top-level domain, such as .com or .org. And to the left of this is the domain name you have chosen for your business, such as 1and1. Put them together – 1and1.com – and you have your domain name.

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Go .GLOBAL with New Top-Level Domains!

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In addition to the new .London domain that we saw launch yesterday, we add another 5 new TLDs to our existing array of new domain extensions available for immediate registration. From industry-specific TLDs to those businesses with a worldwide presence, there really is a TLD for everyone!

The six new TLDs available this week are:

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Category: Servers and Hosting
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The First 1&1 .London Domain Goes Live!

First 1&1 Dot London Customer

We are so pleased to reveal the name and business of the first .London domain to go live with 1&1! Delivered on Wednesday 27th August, Mr Jack lacovou held the URL for the first UK specific geographical Top-Level Domain (TLD) to be launched with 1&1.

www.greekdancing.london was registered earlier this year during the London Priority Period (LPP). Aimed at businesses within London, the LPP Period was designed to give businesses and individuals within the capital the opportunity to register their desired domains, before General Availability on 9th September.

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Calling All Doctors: Stand Out from the Crowd With a New Top-Level Domain

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With the list of top-level domains (TLDs) available for immediate registration continuously growing, this week 1&1 adds an additional four specifically with doctors and dentists in mind. Particularly helpful in illustrating a medical practice’s online presence, with a new TLD dental and doctors offices could help potential and current patients gain information about the practice just from their website URL.

Whether a new TLD becomes the new face of your website, or simply just an addition to your domain portfolio, practices should consider one of the following four TLDs available today:

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Category: Servers and Hosting
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Eight New TLDs are Available for Registration in 1&1’s New Domain Showroom!

Eight New TLDs are Available for Registration in 1&1’s New Domain Showroom

1&1’s new Domain Showroom allows users to easily browse and select the best domain name for their website. The new site (www.1and1.co.uk/domain-names) provides important information about new top-level domains (TLDs), as well as instructions regarding the domain registration process. With the more comprehensive search function, customers can now easily see all TLDs available for immediate registration, including the eight that just launched this week!

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Category: Products
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