Should you keep your DNS hosting/web hosting/domain registration with the same company, or keep them separate?

Mar, 24, 2019 | Domain Names, Web Hosting, Webmaster | 0 Comments

Disclaimer: Any products/services mentioned or recommended below are suggestions based on our own experiences. We have no affiliation with any of the products or services mentioned and you should always thoroughly and independently research your options to decide what is best for you. All websites and email services need 3 things to function: A domain registration Web hosting DNS hosting Domain Registration A domain registration is the ownership/authority to control a specific website address, such as It is the first thing you will usually sign up for, and acts as the human-friendly first point of the process in how…

Domain Registration: The best way to do it and top 3 things to watch out for!

Oct, 18, 2018 | Business Websites, Domain Names, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

When you’re first getting started with a new business, or perhaps bringing a bricks and mortar business into the online world, one of the first things you’re going to come across is the need to purchase a domain. What is a domain? A “domain” is the technical term for a website address. For example, the domain of this website is It is not a tangible thing, and can be thought of similarly to the address of your house. The address itself is not tangible, but rather a label. It is ultimately a reference which will guide you to a…

WordPress for Beginners #1: Creating a website

If you are considering starting a website on WordPress, congratulations! Over 33% (one-third) of all website owners have discovered the power of using WordPress for their site content. WordPress allows you to create a professional-looking site for eCommerce, complete with plugins that you can use to allow for a variety of functions on your site. If you have an excellent idea for a website, follow these tips to get started with WordPress. Getting Started 1.  Firstly, sign up for a domain name at Digital Pacific. There are many things to take in to consideration when deciding on a domain, our blog on…

Choosing the right domain name for your business website

Jul, 10, 2018 | Business Websites, Domain Names, Great Domain Names | 0 Comments

Your website is a portrayal of your entire business and store. One of the most important things to keep in mind, excluding the content and design of your website, is the domain name that you are going to choose. There are millions of domain names available – in addition, it can be quite difficult to know which domain name is the right one for your business. It is important to find a name that stands out and is unique among all your competitors along with improving your SEO and Google AdWords ranking. You can enquire to see if your desired…

The Difference Between NS and DNS Records

NS and DNS records

A common question pops up here at Digital Pacific and that is; “What is the difference between NS and DNS records?” For many people, they (quite understandably) weren’t aware that they were two different things at all. NS, or Name Server records, are the top-most records attached to your domain. When a person types in your domain to either visit your website or send you an email, the first thing your computer does is look up what your domain’s NS records are. NS records are public and are stored/replicated across many locations all over the world.Once your computer knows the NS…

Our Top 5 Tips For Choosing a New Business Name

Mar, 23, 2017 | Business Websites, Domain Names | 0 Comments

Choosing your new business name will depend on a lot of factors – are you wanting to convey a corporate image, or a creative image? Should your name be short and catchy, or a little longer and more descriptive? Aside from these important decisions, the 5 tips below are certainly worth consideration when choosing your new business name! Ensure the potential business name is first of all available to register as a trading name in Australia. You can check online whether or not it is already taken, or is too similar to an existing business, using this tool on the…

Choosing The Perfect Domain Name

Oct, 24, 2014 | Domain Names, Great Domain Names | 0 Comments
Choosing The Perfect Domain Name

Just like a business name, a domain name is one of the most important aspects to your website and entire online presence. Even with this being the case, many people still overlook the importance of their domain name and the role they play which ultimately leads to the registration of a name that may have negative repercussions in the future. Regardless of the type of website you have, the kind of business you run or your future online intentions, choosing the right domain name can make a huge impact on how successful you and your website will ultimately be. Brand…

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What Is An Addon Domain?

Aug, 07, 2014 | Domain Names, Tips for Hosting | 2 Comments
What Is An Addon Domain

There are a lot of different terms within the web hosting world, some of which have easily identifiable meanings whilst others may not seem as clear in what they mean or refer to. This may cause confusion amongst those who may not have an extensive knowledge of web hosting related technologies and systems or even accommodate the neglect of important features and hosting extras that are beneficial to website owners. A quick look into many web hosting features will reveal an abundance of various terms and options that may have otherwise been missed. Looking specifically at domain names for example…

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Transferring Domain Names

Aug, 08, 2013 | Domain Names | 0 Comments
Transferring Domain Names

Transferring a domain name after registration can be the best way to get an effective domain name and high-quality hosting with two different companies. Some companies that offer domain names are known for strict rules related to hosting that do not work for every individual. However, the process of transferring a domain name is not always simple.   WHAT IS A DOMAIN NAME? Domain names are the website addresses that a person types into a browser in order to access a specific website. These names consist of letters and numbers that are typically relevant to the content of the website….

Why Free Web Hosting Is not Suitable for Your Business

Unless all you want is to have a small website or blog to share with friends and family, free web hosting is far from ideal. If you hope to make money from your site or establish an online presence for a traditional business, free web hosting packages may offer an easily accessible and convenient service, however they do come at a high cost – the integrity of your website. Online business generally requires minimal investment, but it does require some money to start up nonetheless. If you want to start a money-making website, you will need to pay for it…

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