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This is how the domain name system works: the big domain glossary part 2

Although the majority of us in Europe use the internet at least once a day, we hardly stop to think how it works. For example, once you have entered the domain name in your browser do you know why a website then appears? Where is the information about the domain and the website stored and how are they related? This article is the second instalment of our big domain glossary series and aims to shed a little more light on the domain name system (DNS), root server and IP address.

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Category: Servers and Hosting
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Big name companies are choosing the .design domain

.design is ideally suited for designers, artists, creative agencies and producers of designer products to quickly and easily stand out from the crowd.  But that isn’t news. What is new however, is that the domain has also become popular with major international companies who are using it to showcase their design skills and expertise. Below are two examples of famous companies using a .design address.

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Category: Net World | Tips
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What is private domain registration and why is it important?

You’ve just registered your own domain and within minutes, you’re already receiving spam. This scenario is typical for many domain owners who immediately wonder if the registrar sold their data to a third party and what the company who registered it may have to do with the sudden influx of spam.

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1&1 Digital Guide: IT expertise for everybody

What is SEO? How do I protect my website from malware? What are the web design trends for 2016? Publishers and digital enthusiasts deal with these and other questions every day. With the new 1&1 Digital Guide, Germany’s leading web hoster now provides detailed answers to all of the questions users have had about succeeding online. The free online magazine contains both basic and advanced knowledge aimed at complete beginners as well as more advanced users such as IT professionals, across the globe.

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Category: Inside 1&1 | Tips
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Get to know our experts – Thomas Keller

Thomas is a proven expert in the field of domains, DNS, SSL and digital identity.

Our goal is to satisfy customers by offering a range of customised products which meet their respective needs.  Our product teams are therefore constantly working on developing and improving our portfolio. We’d like to introduce these experts personally on the 1&1 blog. Here, you’ll find insights into the IT industry and useful tips and tricks for our hosting products.

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Category: Inside 1&1 | Products
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Safest of the safe – 1&1 starts with large security initiative

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Did you know that 97% of all websites worldwide are not sufficient protected? Cyber-attacks in 2015 increased by 23% and despite efforts on education around the topic, phishing is becoming more and more popular when it comes to stealing a website’s date.

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Category: Company
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Think Big, Think .Global – the new top-level domain available from 1&1

For those who identify themselves as being a global organisation and for those who aspire to grow into a global brand, there is a new Web address ending .GLOBAL. The .GLOBAL domain allows you to make a definitive positioning statement by signaling your international business operations. Furthermore, you have the opportunity to communicate your world-wide strategy and unify your geographic and sub-TLDs under a global umbrella.

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Category: Net Culture | News
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What You Really Need to Look for When Acquiring New Staff

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As a business owner, you strive to create a team that is innovative, driven and willing to go the extra mile but filtering through a stack of CVs can be daunting, until now. It is a constant competition when searching for new career paths and opportunities. Candidates are often just another applicant in a sea of hundreds so it can be difficult to stand out.  So what should you really look for? Look for applicants that have…

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Category: Net Culture
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How a .London domain has helped raise the profile of Yahire

Taran O’Doherty is the owner of Yahire, a leading furniture and catering hire company. With premises in North and South London, the business operates across the London area, offering chairs, tables, catering equipment and a variety of event furniture for all occasions large and small.

Established in 2011, with best friend and business partner, Ben Leslie, the two had a vision to launch a hiring business which was inspired by a previous employment.

Grown from a 2 man band with 1 van, the company is now in its 4th year, has over 35 employees and a fleet of vans.

Need for .London Domain

As a London based business, Yahire business owner, Taran, quickly identified an opportunity to raise the profile of his business with the new .London domain extension.

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Category: eBusiness
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New Top Level Domains, Including .RED and .PINK

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This week 1&1 continues to offer the latest new top-level domains for immediate registration. Businesses interested in associating their website with a specific color are in luck this week, with four of the new TLDs providing that opportunity.

The following new TLDs became available this week:

.BLACK, .BLUE, .PINK, .RED – These TLDs provide businesses to associate a color to their website. Whether it’s in reference to a specific color of a brand, or a specific marketing campaign, these domains provide a new way for companies to register their desired domain name that may not have been available in the crowded .com namespace. .BLUE, .PINK, and .RED are just £6.99 for the first year of registration, while .BLACK can be registered for £29.99 for the first year.

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