123 Reg logo Blog

Articles for the 'Tips & tutorials' Category

Spot the tricks and stop domain name scams

By John - March 10, 2008

We wrote about a typical domain name scam a couple of weeks ago. Since then, a couple of people in the office have been targeted, so we thought we’d revisit the subject...

How to avoid domain name scams

By John - February 14, 2008

There’s a nice post over on the Tucows blog warning about fake domain name renewal notices. Tucows is a wholesale domain name registrar, so the advice is aimed mainly at other domain...

Logging in to the new 123-reg webmail

By John - January 15, 2008

Last week we launched the new 123-reg webmail interface. (Blog readers got a sneak preview of it back in December.) It offers a number of improvements over the previous version; there’s new look...

Monkey shine on tree – Part 2

By 123 Reg - December 5, 2007

I’ll be honest, I wasn’t expecting to get ranked that high in such a short space of time (123-reg is #1 and WebFusion is #2). It’s worth noting that there aren’t any...

Monkey shine on tree

By 123 Reg - December 4, 2007

Monkey Shine on tree I want to do a test to show how important different elements of a site are when it comes to getting ranked in Google’s natural listings. To do this,...

It’s always first come, first served

By John - November 2, 2007

Have you ever thought up a great domain name, punched it into our domain search tool and found – to your surprise – that it’s available? If so, I’ve a cautionary tale for...

Handy SEO analyser

By 123 Reg - August 30, 2007

I’ve stumbled across a handy little website analyser called The Reaction Engine, which is worth checking out if you look after a website and are tasked with getting better search engine results. It’s...