SiteGround new Centralized DNS

Faster domain resolving, enhanced protection against DDoS, improved resilience and redundancy of the service, and easier management of multiple domains. These are the promises of the SiteGround new Centralized DNS, but to benefit from this new DNS service, you first have to update your DNS settings.

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 8: Email

Hosting providers can include an email account (i.e. space on a server where email are stored and then retrieved by email programs) as part of their package. In their Email tutorials, SiteGround tries to give answers to all of your questions regarding your email accounts. All, really? I don’t know, I have never checked…

Site Tools (vs. cPanel) – part 7: Domain

cPanel has made it easier to manage your domains in a single place, that is from your hosting account. What about Site Tools? Apparently, you can create and manage subdomains and parked domains. Okay, anything else?

SiteGround New Client Area and Site Tools – part 5

So dreaded; still, so desired – if only to be done with it. Seven months after its due date, the long-awaited moment of the migration from the old User Area to the New Client Area was finally here. Would the new interface meet with my expectations?

Gandi Automatic renewal – emendation

A year ago, I learned the hard way that the Automatic renewal feature and the Automatic payment go hand in hand. Having configured both properly since, I could now check how Gandi handles the renewal of my domain name.

Restricted to Gravatar?

I wanted to add a picture for my user (in the “About the user” section of Users > Your Profile) but was confronted with this: you can change your profile picture on Gravatar. What?

Gandi Automatic payment

Your domain name matters, right? Therefore, to make sure it remains yours, you chose a reliable, reputable registrar. You also applied all the domain security practices you could think of. You even opted for an auto-renewal service not to worry about renewal notifications. Yet, a little oversight can cost you your domain name…

Gandi Automatic renewal

Your domain name is a valuable asset. The good news is that there are many measures to make sure it remains yours, the first one being: DO NOT LET IT EXPIRE! Auto-renewal is a great safeguard for that matter unless...

Domain Transfer – Should I?

I have already addressed the pros and cons of keeping domain name registration and web hosting separate. Why bringing the issue back? What did prompt me to write this post?

Pointing my domain name to my website

Pointing your domain name to your web hosting is a straightforward procedure. However, imagine you want to keep your e-mail with your registrar. This apparent simple configuration brings an all-new level of complexity. Is there any way to resolve such a configuration?