Tag: Hosting

Open your very own online eCommerce store. And yes, it really is free!

Dream of selling online but you are on a limited budget? afriBytes allows you to set up and manage your very own online store in no time, entirely free of charge! We have the perfect platform for you to start trading online without any risks. You can build your free eCommerce store and access the features required Read More

How To Migrate From HTTP To HTTPS Hostgator Shared Hosting

How To Migrate From HTTP To HTTPS Hostgator Shared Hosting

I woke up in the middle of the night two days ago worried about my Google ranking. I suddenly noticed that all the competition that had successfully outranked me, had moved to HTTPs and thus I decided to get serious and make the move to HTTPs too. I completed that move last night and I’m Read More

Nigerians would rather have a .com web address than .ng—and not just because it’s cheaper

Nigerians would rather have a .com web address than .ng—and not just because it’s cheaper

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the body in charge of the process of registering .ng domains, Nigeria’s country code top level domain (ccTLD), is worried that Nigerians aren’t that enthusiastic about splashing out on a local address. So far only 80,000 .ng domains have been registered in the country but over in South Africa over Read More

.ng records increase in adoption, hits 84,931

.ng records increase in adoption, hits 84,931

The adoption of Nigeria’s domain name, .ng, witnessed an increase in quarter one, with 17, 610 new registrations and renewals made, pushing the usage of the Country’s Code Top Level Domain Name (ccTLD) figure to 84, 931 as at March. Statistics released by the Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), the registry for .ng Internet Domain Read More

Benefits of using Nigeria’s domain name, .ng

Benefits of using Nigeria’s domain name, .ng

Having an online presence is a sure way to project your personal initiative or business to the world, be it nationally or internationally and at the core of this is a website that does the job of projecting the best of you online. Your website needs an address or a name if you like, hence Read More

Trademark owners can now secure dotAfrica domain names

Trademark owners can now secure dotAfrica domain names

The dotAfrica Sunrise Period will run for the next sixty days and will see the securing of valuable brand names in the form of registered trademarks and unregistered, validated trademarks. “During Sunrise, brand owners across Africa will be encouraged to apply for dotAfrica domain names that match their registered or validated intellectual property,” says Lucky Read More

Africa finally has a domain name (.africa) and you can soon purchase one

Africa finally has a domain name (.africa) and you can soon purchase one

The aim for .africa is to “foster relationship within the continent and portray Africa as an internet community”. Africans will be able to connect better with the world, by businesses being able to create their website. This achievement was not attained without its fair share of legal battles. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Read More

NiRA takes down DomainKing website over customers’ complaints

Nigeria Internet Registration Association (NiRA), managers of .ng, the country’s code Top Level Domain (ccTLD), has taken down the website of India-based .ng ccTLD Accredited Registrar, DomainKing over customers’ complaints. DomainKing customers had contacted NiRA via emails and phone calls to complain about the company’s failure to render them services even after they’ve made the Read More

Your Customers Are Online. Your Competitors Are Online. Are You?

The story is told of two business men having the same product. And at the end of the day, the other one got a single client, while the one who worked from home got 5 clients. How did he do this? He made use of online marketing strategies, which allowed him to cater for many Read More

Fancy Hosting Your Website From Your Mobile Phone? Here’s How…

How would you like to host your websites from your mobile phones or tablets? Preposterous? No, actually, it is quite doable and in very few steps too. In this example, we will be setting up a WordPress website/blog on an android device. PS: Your Android device does not have to be rooted to carry out Read More

Free Business Class Email Addresses For Your Personal Domains

Microsoft recently ended free email service support for custom domains, the mainstay for many Small and Medium Business Enterprises. Google buried Google Apps free edition, a similar business email application back in December 2012. So with Microsoft and Google having turned their backs, what option remains for these SMEs? Enter zoho.com Zoho recently announced its offer Read More

Surdoc – Free 100GB Online Storage For Everyone!

Many are probably familiar with popular free cloud storage options available; 2GB from Dropbox, 5GB from Box and SugarSync, 7GB from SkyDrive and 15GB from Google Drive but few are aware of the new kid on block, Surdoc. This company has indeed raised the bar by offering a whooping 100GB cloud storage free to users, Read More

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