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  • What is DNS?

    DNS is kind of a huge topic, and DNS technology touches your life in many ways you probably don’t know every d...

    Jun 02, 2017 03:26AM NZST
  • What is a nameserver?

    A nameserver is a server on the web that has DNS software installed. It’s where you manage all of your DNS rec...

    Jun 02, 2017 03:35AM NZST
  • What is an A Record?

    A records (which stands for "address" records) are used mainly to set up websites, but can also be used for fu...

    Jun 02, 2017 04:29AM NZST
  • What is a CNAME Record?

    CNAME records (which stands for "canonical name" records) are used mainly to set up websites, but can be relev...

    Jun 02, 2017 04:43AM NZST
  • What is an MX Record?

    MX records (which stands for "mail exchange" records) are used specifically for email. These records tell emai...

    Jun 02, 2017 04:46AM NZST
  • What is a TXT Record?

    TXT records (which stands for "text records) are one of the more generic types of DNS records. Commonly they a...

    Jun 02, 2017 05:11AM NZST
  • What is a gTLD?

    gTLD stands for generic Top-Level Domain. It's a category of domain extensions maintained by the Internet Assi...

    Apr 15, 2017 05:37AM NZST
  • What is a ccTLD?

    ccTLD stands for country code Top-Level Domain, and is a category of domain extensions maintained by the Inter...

    Apr 15, 2017 05:41AM NZST
  • What are sunrise and landrush periods?

    Sunrise and Landrush are two separate events/periods of time relating to the delegation and launch of a domain...

    Apr 15, 2017 05:51AM NZST
  • What is a domain hack?

    In the early days of domain registration (the dark times before the new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) were...

    Apr 15, 2017 05:53AM NZST

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