Wednesday 7th September, 16:00 GMT marks the start of the Sunrise A (Adult Trademark & Domain) and Sunrise B (Blocking) phases of the launch of the new .XXX domain extension – Learn more about the .XXX launch phases.
You can now submit your .XXX applications with XDnet.
Please note that in the Sunrise phase orders are NOT processed on a first-come, first-served basis as with most domains, so there is no queuing or pre-ordering required.
Don’t forget that all orders in Sunrise AT and Sunrise B require documentation to be provided as only trademark holders and owners of existing exact match domains in other TLD extensions can apply for .XXX in Sunrise.
Sunrise AD orders also carry additional requirements to prove ownership/control of the matching domain in question, for further details please get in touch with Sales.
Valid & successful Sunrise AT/AD orders will result in a resolving domain being awarded to the registrant, unsuccessful AT/AD orders will be applicable for a partial (£45) refund.
Valid & successful Sunrise B orders will result in the domain being blocked from registration.
If you have any questions about .XXX, why you might want to consider protecting your brand from Adult association please don’t hesitate to get in touch with Sales [at] xdnet.co.uk.
We are pleased to announce that we will now be accepting registrations for the new .CO domain.
The .CO domain is launching with the fantastic Registration price of just £25.00! So grab your new .CO domain today, great for companies, community groups, commerce sites, committees and corporate websites and many many more… The possibilities are endless!
We are feeling extra generous and if you have already brought your .CO domain but would like to switch we are offering a special Transfer in price of just £19.00! And of course, an extra years registration is included FREE!
Contact us today to ensure you get your .CO domain!
We are pleased to announce we will be providing limited phone support to our users.
The service will include Sales, Tech Support and a Billing/Accounts line on a 0845 number (a local number will also be made available for overseas users and users who cannot call 0845).
Unfortunately for now phone support will be limited and is primarily being run as a trial, while operators are unavailable users can leave us a message and we will give a call back as soon as possible.
If you have any comments or queries regarding this service please email Support@xdnet.co.uk
XDnet has recently changed the control panel on our main shoutcast server from WHMsonic to CentovaCast which provides more features to end users and will hopefully prove to be a much better streaming experience!
Because of this change we have had to recreate users account which has meant a temporary downtime on streams, this was unavoidable and we are sorry for any users affected, all users who should be are now back online.
Over the coming weeks we will be publishing the new shoutcast plans and also hope to get some in depth tutorials of shoutcasts features and how to get the most out of your stream.
We are pleased to announce we have introduced a new live chat system, this will mean live chat support will now be easily available to all users and XDnet, increasing our level of support ensuring your hosting experience is a positive as possible.
We are very pleased to announce that off-site backups is now back in operation!
What this means:
All users can expect their account(s) which includes files, databases, email accounts and everything to be automatically backed up to another server every single day, meaning should something go wrong we can recover your account for you meaning minimal (if any) data loss.
Backups are taken daily, weekly and monthly.
Backups are generally stored for one month and will be deleted periodically to minimise costs.
This also means if for what ever reason you require a backup of your account we can provide it (for a small fee).
As you may have noticed we have been missing Fantastico from our shared servers for the past couple of weeks, but its now back!
It took a little longer than expected to sort out licensing and getting it installed, and we are just sorting out some of the settings and files, to try and get all users previous installations fully setup on the new server.
This may take a couple of days but hopefully your current installations will be all safe and sound by the weekend.
What is Fantastico?
Fantastico put simply is a script library, a huge selection of great scripts which you can easily install with a click of your mouse and have a blog, forum or almost any type of script running in a couple of minutes.
XDnet is also working away at some new products and more getting more information on XDnet, and plans to put more emphasise on other products we do, and will be providing. So if you have anything you would like to see, be it a blog post on a specific topic, a knowledge base article which would really help or a product you would like to see XDnet selling please feel free to leave a comment, send us an email or open a ticket and we will see if we can satisfy your needs. But don’t worry, none of the changes will negatively effect current clients – we are also planning some package upgrades and a perks scheme for clients so look out!
A new contributor has joined our ranks on the XDnet blog, Mike Rogem! Hopefully we can see some helpful and interesting posts from Mike in the future, and don’t forget if you would like to contribute to the XDnet Blog please get in contact, just email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info we are looking for people who have a reasonable knowledge of web stuff and can post some useful gems!