15th Anniversary - .CA Sale

This year, we’re celebrating the 15th Anniversary of the .CA hand-off from the University of British Columbia to the Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA). From 1987 to 2000, Webnames.ca co-founder John Demco managed the .CA domain from his small office in the University of British Columbia. He and a small group of volunteers processed every single .CA domain registration manually. When it was clear that the .CA had become an integral part of Canadian identity online and demand for it had grown, he knew it was time to transition management of the .CA to a dedicated organization.

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How to choose the best web hosting plan

Choosing the best web hosting plan doesn’t have to be difficult. While comparing different hosting options may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be. When all web hosting providers seem to offer the same solutions, how do you determine what the differences are?

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A beginner's guide to SSL encryption

Have you ever noticed a green lock icon on certain websites? Maybe you’ve noticed websites using “HTTPS” instead of “HTTP”. If you have, then you’ve seen SSL encryption at work.

To most people, SSL sounds like a complicated process. You hear about it, you see it, but you never really know how it works. In reality, the basics of how SSL encryption works is easy and relatively simple. Before diving in, let’s look at what SSL is.

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