Putting your domain on hold, that is what domain parking is. You don’t direct it to a hosting service. Instead, you use the domain parking service of your domain register. You don’t use your domain name currently, for whatever reason, but you want it to show a simple message from a basic HTML page. The message could be that the site is under construction, your contact detail for people who might want to buy the domain or ads that will make you profit.
Why and when to use domain parking?
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It is not exactly a battle DNS vs DHCP, we need both types of servers for our daily internet use. They are not direct competitors; they both work with IP addresses but in a different way.
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Before we start talking about Microsoft Azure, let’s see why such a service exists. It the modern world, almost every company needs their server. They have plenty of tasks to do, computing, data management, storage and more. However, having a massive server in a single location might not be the best option for the company. It means expenses for hardware, for IT specialists and future upgrades. The computing power gets concentrated in a single place, so it is more vulnerable. A solution is a cloud computing service like Microsoft Azure.
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It is Monday, you just entered the office, and it is a total mess. Apparently, during the weekend your website was down. There are plenty of angry e-mails from customers, and your IT specialists are running crazy to fix the problem. You lost sales and potential new clients, and all of this just because you didn’t have a DNS Failover. DNS Failover can keep your website online even if some of the PoPs are down and it is not hard to set up. Would you like to know more about it?
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Any now and then, when we are browsing the internet, we get one of those – error 500 or error 404. What does this number mean? How many other numbers are there? In this article you will see the different categories of HTTP status codes, what do they say and some examples.
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Australia is the 13th largest economy in the world, according to the International Monetary Fund. So you can expect a highly developed country in every sense, right? Not really! If you have business there, for sure, you have the pain to use the slow internet there. Its speed is 55th in the world (State of the Internet report)! And to make the matter worse, the Australian government is not pushing the local ISPs strongly. So what could the local businesses do to provide a good service – Australia DNS!
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We often try to have a side business to get some extra income. Most common activities are related to the creative industry. Many offer graphic design services, video edition or copywriting. Why don’t we just sell domain (domain flipping) and make massive profits? Domains like Insurance.com, VacationRentals.com, and PrivateJet.com have each made more than 30 million USD in profits.
Sounds very attractive but how can we do that?
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With the introduction of content management systems (CMS) many of us have become brave enough to start their own website. WordPress and its alternatives sure are good, but to manage them properly and to get to the first page of Google is not easy at all. Google has two main criteria to judge your SEO. The first is speed. Everything must be fast to load. The second is the mobile optimization, which means your site must look good on mobile. To manage to get that so desire first-page position, we want to share with you 5 of the most effective tips to speed up WordPress:
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There are different security methods out there, but when it comes to data filtering, there are two widely-used ones. You can use either whitelist (allow, give a permit) or blacklist (block, put in the list of forbidden). There is a big debate in the IT community which is better. Whitelisting vs Blacklisting.
Many IT specialists say that whitelisting leads to better protection, but it has too many limitations. It takes too much time and needs continuous changes. This generates more expenses. On the other side is the blacklisting. You simply put all the problematic devices in a blacklist and they no longer can engage with your network. But can you block all of them?
Let’s check them out and we later you can make your choice on the “Whitelisting vs Blacklisting” debate.
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The DHCP server has changed the lives of all administrator forever. It has given them the commodity of automatic IP assignment. After the introduction of DHCP, there was no need for some IT specialists to spend countless hours providing IPs for every device connected to the network device. But how exactly does DHCP work? Let’s find out!
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