Transferring a DNSSEC-signed domain is more complex than transferring a regular domain. DNSSEC is essential for maintaining the authenticity and integrity of DNS data. This post explains the steps involved in the transfer process and introduces DNSViz, a valuable tool commonly used by TechOps teams for DNSSEC debugging.Read More
In today's digital landscape, having a strong online presence is vital for businesses and individuals alike. Your website serves as a virtual storefront, allowing you to share your ideas, passions, and expertise with the world. And what better way to make your mark than with a .blog domain name? Now, you can seize this incredible opportunity as our gateway platform offers .blog domains on sale for an unbeatable price of just $4! Read on to discover the power of .blog and why you shouldn't miss out on this incredible deal.Read More
There will be price changes on a number of domain extensions, to be put into effect on 12 June 2023. These price changes are due to upstream registry price changes.Read More
In programming, a name space is a container for a set of identifiers (such as variables, functions, classes, etc.) that are used to group related code and prevent naming conflicts. The purpose of name spaces is to provide a way to organise code and avoid naming collisions when working on large-scale projects.Read More
A domain name is an essential part of your online presence, providing a unique identifier for your website and helping people find you on the internet. However, domain names must be renewed periodically, and if you don't renew your domain name, it will expire. Understanding what happens when your domain name expires is important so that you can take steps to prevent it from happening.Read More
The .cam domain name is a new top-level domain (TLD) that was introduced to the internet in 2016. It is intended for use by businesses, organisations, and individuals in the camera and photography industry, as well as for webcams and live streaming platforms.
Premium domain names are highly sought after, premium-priced domain names that offer a unique and memorable web address for your business.Read More
Domain names can cost anywhere from $0.50 to over $3000 and transfers and premium domains will cost even more. Domain costs are largely affected by their popularity, Top Level Domains (TLDs) and ccTLDs are some of the most popular domain names out there. Whereas some other domains, such as jozi.biz is one of the cheapest domains available at only $0.50.
The cost of a domain name varies based on the domain extension (such as .com, .org, .net), domain registrar, availability, and few other factors.Read More
Dot London is the official Top Level Domain Name (TLD) for the city. By owning a Dot London domain name, businesses, organisations and individuals can give their websites the “power of London” through a closer association with the city’s brand and reputation.
64 extensions offered on Gateway will have price adjustments coming into effect on 12 April 2022.
* Please note: A grace period deletion fee ($2) is applicable for co.za, web.za, net.za and org.za domains.Read More
The four African gTLDs are currently in an exclusive promotion with Registry Africa and ZA Central Registry who are the operators for these domains. This campaign is exclusive to affiliated, ICANN Accredited Registrars only. DNS Africa Ltd is a participating Registrar and we would like to extend this invitation to all users on our Gateway platform.
A new version (2.1.3) of the Gateway WHMCS module is available.
Register any .BLOG domain for only $7.00 during the promotional period.
Promotion Runs until 30th June 2022.Read More
Have you ever wondered how domain transfers work? Read on!
This post will focus on how domain names are transferred from one domain registrant (i.e. the person/entity who owns the domain) or LosingRegistrant to another GainingRegistrant (i.e. domain purchaser).
The Radix registry promotion features 8 new, catchy and unique domain names going for unbeatable prices until 31 December 2023.
These 8 domains can be used for a multitude of business and personal purposes, and will give your online presence a one of a kind and eye catching makeover.
The Africa Internet Summit (AIS) is an annual, regional, multi-stakeholder ICT conference. It is the pinnacle educational and business ICT event in Africa where key players in the Internet industry can interact with the global Internet community.
Thank you to those who opted in for the “Africa Rise Registrar Create Promotion” over the past six months.
A domain name dispute is a conflict that arises when more than one individual or group believes they have the right to register a specific domain name. Most commonly a domain name dispute would occur when a domain name similar to a registered trademark is registered by an individual or organisation who is not the trademark owner.Read More
The Trademark Registry Exchange ('TREx') is a new service developed by the Trademark Clearinghouse, which provides trademark holders with an additional protection layer for unregistered domain names, matching their labels, across a multitude of TLDs, by restricting the registration of these domain names in the general availability phase. Effectively preventing third party registration of domains and protecting brands. For example, in absa.africa - absa is the label and absa.africa is the domain name. Therefore the TREx service will protect all absa-related domain names that are covered in the initial bundle.Read More
.za is the Internet country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Africa as maintained by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA). The letter combination is based on the ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 two letter country codes as part of the part of the ISO 3166 standard. The .za namespace is managed and regulated by the ECT Act which creates an organisation called the .za Domain Name Authority (ZADNA).Read More
We are both pleased and proud to announce that on the 14th December 2020, DNS.Business was notified that it qualified for ISO27001 certification. DNS.Business received this notification from Sancert, the ISO27001 auditor, that they were satisfied with the audit results and that they will submit the audit results for formal ISO27001 certification.
Firstly, a ‘dot brand’ is a Top-Level Domain (TLD) similar to .com or .org, however your brand name appears to the right of the dot, and you own the entire name space.
As an IT company we strive to instil the best and most up-to-date knowledge and skills of the industry in each and every team member in order to provide the most professional and efficient services to our customers. For some time now we have been conducting "Tech-Talks" every Friday afternoon, where one member shares with the team, the latest technology, software element of our products that they have been working on or have taken an interest in in order to enhance the background knowledge and skill set of the team as a whole. We have found that after these talks and interactions with the team, we gain a more complex and in-depth perspective of the inner-workings of the company and its' products which in turn helps to better the overall outlook of the team.Read More
Born and bred in Mpumalanga, Caleb Nkosi is a Bachelor of Science graduate who majored in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Zululand. During his time there he also served as the Chairperson of the Computer Science Society where he was exposed to various ICT channels which sparked his interest to pursue a career in IT
It's no secret that DNS Business's 'best of breed' technology is leading the way in the local domain name industry. Along with the growth that DNS Business's focus on innovation has brought, it's also come with, well....lots to do!Read More
In 2013, Nominet released a consultation with regards to registration of Second Level Domain Names (SLDs). It was done "as part of a broader programme of work aimed at driving innovation, enhancing security and improving standards in the .uk namespace"
Meet Michael Mabye, a Computer Science graduate who obtained his BSc and Honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Limpopo. While pursuing his Honours degree he tutored younger student in database and operating systems and was also very active in fighting for student rights and affairs. From a very young age he was fascinated by building applications and software development, right there and then he decided that he was going to pursue a career in Computer Science, and has never looked ba
Domain Name Services has embarked on a transformation journey that would see the company moving from a non-compliant status to a level 4 B-BBEE status according to the Amended B-BBEE ICT codes over the next 12 month period.Read More