Why DreamHost is holding off on WordPress 5.0 updates
Hosting company will delay auto-updates until after Christmas as a precaution. Earlier this week I wrote about how GoDaddy auto-updated...
Domain Name Wire - Friday, December 14, 2018 - 11:58
.Law verification process to be simplified
Change will make it easier for registrars to onboard top level domain. The process for registering .law and .abogado (Spanish for attor...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 11:46
10 end user domain sales up to $450,000
Floral delivery company 1-800-Flowers.com purchased plants.com for $450K, topping several end user sales this week. I’ve already ...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 10:28
Marriott’s poor choice of domain for email notification
Company chose to send breach notice from email-marriott.com, not marriott.com, leading to poor deliverability. A couple of weeks ago ho...
Domain Name Wire - Thursday, December 13, 2018 - 9:26
Files.com sells for $750,000, $25k more than in 2009
Files.com sold about a decade ago for about the same amount of money. Name Ninja Bill Sweetman and Sedo have helped broker the sale of ...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:29
A new TLD launched today: .Fan
Donuts launches .Fan top level domain. Remember when I used to write about the long list of top level domains launching each week? Thos...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 13:18
Escrow.com adds regulatory compliance officer
Escrow company popular in the domain industry hires compliance officer from HSBC. Escrow.com has hired a compliance offer to handle its...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:47
Domain investors question NamesCon auction requirements
Submitters asked to park their domains and forward all inquiries before the names are accepted. Submissions for the NamesCon domain auc...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:30
Your December Domainer Checklist
Here are 8 things to do before the end of the year. I have my annual end-of-year meeting with my accountant today and it has me thinkin...
Domain Name Wire - Wednesday, December 12, 2018 - 10:1
Interview: Tropical plants guru sells Plants.com for $450,000
Glenn Stokes registered Plants.com in 1995 for his tropical plants website. Glenn Stokes is an expert in tropical plants. He has travel...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 13:5
Web hosts shouldn’t auto update to WordPress 5.0
Customers should have more control over major updates. Managed WordPress hosting companies help their customers keep WordPress up-to-da...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:44
Louisiana company sells Plants.com to 1-800-Flowers for $450,000
Stokes Tropicals cashes in on domain name. A Louisiana company has sold the domain name Plants.com to 1-800-Flowers(NASDAQ: FLWS) for $...
Domain Name Wire - Tuesday, December 11, 2018 - 9:16
Four ways to improve the GoDaddy aftermarket
Here are four improvements GoDaddy should make for its aftermarket business. GoDaddy continues to grow its aftermarket business. It has...
Domain Name Wire - Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:50
Domain predictions – who was right? – DNW Podcast #214
Who had the best crystal ball for 2018? In this special episode, we’ll listen to the predictions people made a year ago for 2018 in the...
Domain Name Wire - Monday, December 10, 2018 - 11:30
This is a really dirty UDRP filing
Some of the Complainant’s claims are easily disproven. I’m often amazed by cybersquatting claims under UDRP. This weekend I...
Domain Name Wire - Monday, December 10, 2018 - 10:16

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