What you need to know about SSL certificates and 301 redirects — including whether or not you need one for your redirected domain.
Category: Domains & Hosting
How to Create a Custom Email (With Screenshots)
Tired of having a Gmail or Outlook email address? Want something that looks more… professional? Learn how to create a custom email address.
What Is Web Hosting?
We’ve written the only beginner’s introduction to web hosting—and picking a web hosting provider—you will ever need.
What Is a Domain Name?
Learn everything you need to know about domain names, from what they are to how and where to register them.
Can You Undo a 301 Redirect?
Wondering if you can reverse a 301 redirect or not? Here’s everything you need to know on the topic.
httpd.conf, .htaccess, and php.ini (The difference)
Yes, these are all configuration files. Two of them even refer to the same things. But in reality they’re quite different.
Browser Behavior and 301 Redirects
Wondering whether browsers cache 301 redirects or not, and for how long? Read on, because we have it all for you!
301 vs. 302 Redirects: What They Are, When to Use Them
Here’s the difference between the two most common types of HTTP redirects, and when to use each.
The Difference Between .htaccess and Robots.txt
Both files contain text-based configurations hosted on your web server. But they do very different things.
Prevent Others From iFraming Your Site With .htaccess
Need to protect your site from copyright infringement or a clickjacking attack? This solution should help.
Does Namecheap Charge For Domain Transfer?
How much does it cost to transfer a domain name to and from Namecheap? We help you find out!
Does GoDaddy Charge for Domain Transfers?
How much does it cost to transfer a domain name to and from GoDaddy? We help you find out!
Can You Transfer a Domain Name With No Downtime?
No downtime, no worry! Here’s why transferring your domain name to a new registrar doesn’t necessarily mean it will go down.
Can You Register a Domain With Shopify?
Are you wondering if you can buy a domain name for your online store directly from Shopify? We’ll help you find out!
Does Transferring Your Domain Name Affect Your Emails?
We’ve all been there before. You’re about to transfer your domain from one registrar to another, and then you ask yourself… Will I lose my emails?
Can You Register a Domain Name And Host It Elsewhere?
Wondering whether you can register a domain name with one company and host your website with another? We’ll help you find out.
Can You Register a Domain Name Anonymously?
Whether you’re an influencer, fast-growing startup, Fortune 500 company, or just a private guy or gal, you can register a domain privately.
Do You Really Need To Transfer Your Domain Name?
Not all domain registrars are created equal. So here’s how to decide if you need to transfer your domain or not.
Do Namecheap Domains Come With Email?
If you can’t have the email, do you really need the domain? Here’s if and how you can get email addresses for your domain with Namecheap.
The Best cPanel Mail Client
Who needs Gmail when you have Roundcube and Horde? When in doubt, here’s how to choose.
What’s the Difference Between cPanel and FTP?
One is the control panel, the other is the file transfer protocol. Now let’s talk about what this means in plain English.
How to Install WordPress on cPanel (With Screenshots)
Creating the website of your dreams has never been easier. Here’s how to install WordPress on cPanel, without hassle.
How to Add an A Record From cPanel (With Screenshots)
Psst! Updating A records is easier than you think. You just have to know what to look for and what to change.
How to Add a TXT Record From cPanel (With Screenshots)
Psst! This is easier to do than you probably think. You just have to know what to look for and what to change.
Pointing vs. Transferring a Domain Name
You can point a domain name without transferring it, and transfer without pointing it. Confused? We’ll help you decipher it.
Do Domain Transfer Codes Expire?
When it comes to domain name transfers, don’t wait until it’s too late. Here’s by when to use the domain name transfer code.
How Much Should a Domain Transfer Cost?
If you need to move your domain from one registrar to another, it will take more than electricity to keep the lights on.
How Long Does a Domain Transfer Take?
Transferring domain names takes time—and that’s intentional. We explain why that is and what you can do about it.
Should You Transfer Your Domain to Squarespace?
Squarespace is the website builder you’ve always wanted to use. But does that mean you should transfer your domain name to it?
Do This Before Registering a Domain Name
Adding a domain name to your cart and hitting that “Buy” button is easy. Switching from an ill-picked domain name after you’ve built a site on it isn’t.