EnCirca Blog

April 26, 2022 DNS Outage

2 months ago
Preliminary Cause and Analysis Report This morning, EnCirca's DNS Service went down for about 89 minutes. Service was restored at 7:21am EST…

.SPA is Open for General Availability

9 months ago
SPA Logo If you are in the spa and wellness industry, a .spa name is as clear as you can get in explaining and promoting your business! It…

Join EnCirca for Today's Discussion on Blockchain

9 months ago
Today is the last day of NamesCon Online. Join EnCirca's CEO, Thomas Barrett, for today's Blockchain Panel with some of the leading…

Join EnCirca for Today's Discussion on Handshake Domains

9 months ago
Today is the second day of NamesCon Online. Join EnCirca's CEO, Thomas Barrett, for today's discussion on Handshake domains. War Stories…

EnCirca is at NamesCon Online

9 months ago
NamesCon Online is now underway.  With over 1,500 domain professionals from over 60 countries, NamesCon Online is the dominant domain name…

EnCirca Continues Claim Process for Bulk Transfers from MMX, Funpeas, Pheenix Registrars

10 months ago
Domain Owners Should File Claims Now EnCirca has been chosen to handle the bulk transfers for Funpeas, MMX and Pheenix domain registrars…

.forever Enters One Week Sunrise Period For Trademark Owners

a year ago
Blockchain's First Truly Decentralized Top-Level-Domain   BOSTON, July 26, 2021 -- EnCirca announced today that they are accepting…

EnCirca Tapped to Handle Bulk Transfers for Last Pheenix Registrar

a year ago
Domain Owners Should File Claims Now (Boston, MA) EnCirca announced today that it has been tapped by ICANN to handle the bulk transfers for…

.BOND Flash Sale until April 15th

a year ago
Special Pricing: Just $8 per year Register at https://www.encirca.com/bond/ today! Offer for 1st year, new registrations only. Multiple…

Your Guide to Handshake Crypto

a year ago
Handshake takes decentralized networks and protocols to another level. With the new Handshake domains that offer outright ownership of a…

URL Availability: The Ultimate Guide to Buying a Domain

a year ago
The right domain name amplifies your brand and is the most important thing you can do for your website. The URL establishes your credibility…

Prevent Phishing Attacks Before Your Organization is on the Line

a year ago
Phishing remains one of the most prevalent cyber attacks directed at both companies and individuals today, but many organizations do not…

How to Own Your Domain Name Forever

a year ago
Choosing a domain is one of the most important business decisions you can make as an entrepreneur. This is not something that you can skimp…

How To Protect Your Organization From Hackers Creating Look Alike Domain Registrations

2 years ago
Domain spoofing is an increasingly popular way for hackers to steal money or sensitive data. Look-alike domain registrations aim to divert…

Credit Union Website Hosting: How to Make it Work For You

2 years ago
When someone opens an account with a financial institution, they’re essentially putting their future and financial safety in their hands…

Handshake DNS vs Traditional DNS

2 years ago
The world of top-level domains is changing, and Handshake is shaping this world into a decentralized territory. If you’ve been seeking more…

How to Register a .BANK Domain? All You Need to Know

2 years ago
With cybercrime and data breaches on the rise, a top-level .BANK domain can give your financial institution an edge in online security…

How BIMI can boost your brand & build consumer trust effortlessly

2 years ago
Cybercrime is big business. During 2018, the US economy alone lost over 2.7 billion U.S. dollars due to phishing and network intrusions. If…

New Handshake TLDs live at EnCirca

2 years ago
New Handshake domains supported by EnCirca include: .CONSULTANCY .DEFI .ECONOMY .EXPLORENOW .HACKTOBERFEST .HIRE .HOLDING .INFLUENCER…

.CONTACT for Trademark Holders and Preregistration at EnCirca

2 years ago
.CONTACT - one of the most anticipated TLDs this year - is now available at EnCirca! Go to www.encirca.com/contact for more information on…

The Domain Industry Looks to Smaller Companies for Innovation

2 years ago
Success comes with its own pitfalls. Or, to put it another way, once a company secures a significant share of a particular market, there can…

.gay available at EnCirca today

2 years ago
**Register your .gay domain name at EnCirca today! **Just $37.50 for regular registrations. Some names are premium or reserved. For LGBTQ…

Credit Union Websites: Facts About Specialized TLDs

2 years ago
Every business knows they need a web presence for the convenience of their customers. If you are a financial institution, this means having…

.CPA Launches for Certified Public Accountants

2 years ago
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, via its CPA.com affiliate, has launched the .CPA top-level-domain extension for…

How A .BANK Domain Will Enhance Your Bank’s Security

2 years ago
Boost Your Security With A Bank TLD There are many factors to consider when switching to a new top level domain. This includes financial…

Everything You Need To Know About TLS Certificates

2 years ago
Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a security protocol used to prevent hackers from being able to steal the data you enter into websites. In…

EnCirca Announces Support for Handshake’s Alternative TLDs

2 years ago
Handshake is an experimental peer-to-peer root naming system that allows anyone to create their own top-level domain extension, bypassing…

Advantages of Having a COOP Domain

2 years ago
The global cooperative movement has expanded exponentially over the past three decades. Over 1 billion people worldwide are members of…

Cybersecurity Due Diligence: Secure Domain Name Registrars

2 years ago
When conducting cybersecurity due diligence, one of the most important steps is to find a secure domain name registrar. Cyber hijacking is…

EnCirca’s Barrett to Moderate Blockchain Panel at NamesCon

2 years ago
EnCirca’s Tom Barrett will be moderating the Blockchain Panel at NamesCon in Austin, Texas on January 30 at 10am. The themes of the session…

Register valuable, premium .COOP Domains now at EnCirca

2 years ago
The .COOP Registry just released 50+ premium domain names! Be the first to get these never-before released, valuable generic names. A sample…

.INSURANCE Registry Updates for 12/9/19

3 years ago
fTLD, the Insurance Registry, is currently updating their backend system for the .Insurance TLD. This update will start today at 1:30 PM EST…

Discover.bot: An Online Community For Bot Developers

3 years ago
Amazon's Discovery Platform for Artificial Intelligence Applications Published: November 20, 2019 Author: Samuel Bocetta EnCirca-dotbot…

.ETH domains make blockchain wallets user friendly

3 years ago
Although blockchain wallets are the next big thing in storing assets, existing wallet names are cumbersome to share and communicate…

Pre-Reg for .ETH short character domains ends Friday at EnCirca

3 years ago
Pre-registration for 3 - 6 character .ETH domain names has been extended, and EnCirca is accepting applications until Friday. Go to www…

.ETH (Ethereum) short name preregs extended until Friday, Aug 16 at EnCirca

3 years ago
.ETH Pre-Registration Timeline has changed! Pre-registration for 3 - 6 character .ETH domain names has been extended, and EnCirca is…

Sign up for our Blockchain Domain Name Webinar

3 years ago
What: Understanding Blockchain Domain Names When: July 24, 2019 @ 2 PM EST & July 31, 2019 @ 2PM EST Sign up for July 24 Sign up for July 3…

Announcing OPTUS.BANK!

3 years ago
Another community bank has rebranded to a .BANK domain name. The .BANK domain extension is one of 1200 new top-level-domain extensions…

Amazon starts to reveal plans for .BOT TLD

3 years ago
Amazon has announced a discovery tool for Alexa skills using HOME.BOT. The .BOT domain extension is part of Amazon’s strategy for the…

Register over 50,000 released .BABY domains at EnCirca

3 years ago
.BABY has just relaunched!  They're celebrating by releasing over 50,000 domains today. These domains were previously reserved or…

New .INC Registrants get over $2500 in member benefits

3 years ago
.INC is offering new registrants a long list of great incentives once they register their domains! All .INC domains will include more than…

EnCirca launches .BOT Accelerator at NamesCon

3 years ago
Las Vegas- January 29, 2019 - EnCirca announced a .BOT Accelerator in conjunction with the 2019 NamesCon event in Las Vegas, USA.  The .BOT…

Do software developers need .DEV?

3 years ago
Well, some developers have been using .dev as a testing platform for years now on local machines. Historically, .dev has been the realm of…

.HOMES Registration Sale until April 15th

3 years ago
Special Pricing: Just $9.99 per year   Register at https://www.encirca.com/homes/ today!   Offer for 1st year, new registrations only…

Happy New Year 2019!

4 years ago
Happy New Year from EnCirca. Wishing you all the joys of the season and happiness throughout the coming year. It has been a pleasure helping…