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How to register a domain name on internet: 6 tips you must know

How to register a domain name on internet: 6 tips you must know Maybe you’ve been thinking of creating your professional website or an e-Commerce to sell products for a long time. The first step in both cases is to register a domain name, but do you know how to […]

Life Cycle of a Typical gTLD Domain Name

Life Cycle of a Typical gTLD Domain Name Domain name is the internet address or the network address of your website. It is how the internet users can visit your website. Getting the right domain name is, therefore, a stepping stone to the success of your online enterprise. Due care […]

Infographic – .com Domain History

Infographic – .com Domain History Wow! I’ve not thought the Internet Era started such a long time ago. Have you? It is impossible to say when the internet began for certain. Nevertheless, let’s track one of the most famous domain zone’s story together. To make it more visual, I have […]

New Database Export Format

To serve better our customers needs we have changed csv export format, and now it has the additional information such as NS servers, Country of origin, etc. Where: Domain is obviously a domain name; Date added is a date when domain comes into our database first time; NS  Servers is the […]

Do you know a lot about Second-Level Domains ? We think we do.

Do you know a lot about Second-Level Domains (SLD)? We think we do. Second-level domains(ccSLD) are ones under which Internet users can (or historically could) directly register names. Some examples of such second-level suffixes are .com.ru, .co.uk and .ma.us. The most well-known public suffix list was initiated by Mozilla and […]

What Is the Best Way to View or Edit Large CSV Files?

What Is the Best Way to View or Edit Large CSV Files? Our clients have been frequency asking us for recommendations in opening large CSV files and easily split it into smaller parts while retaining column headers. Reviewing massive amounts of data is tedious work, especially when you’re stuck with […]

Even Domain Names Have Seasonality

Even Domain Names Have Seasonality Going over our whois database I’m just got a funny question, are domains have some seasonality in registrations which influences the whole domainers, web design, SEO and other internet related companies and agencies. It’s pretty obvious that domain name is just a starting point for […]

Nine Millions of Domain Names Are “Just Numbers”

Nine Millions of Domain Names Are “Just Numbers” While I was surfing over some article regarding SEO recently, I got somehow to this article: One in seven new gTLD domain names are actually just numbers. I found it very interesting and having our database on my hands I decided to go […]

FAQ: Domain Lists and Whois Datasets

Frequently Asked Questions   I’ve already tried to buy your list, but the only option is PayPal, so I cannot do that. PayPal is a third party. You do not have to pay via PayPal as well, use your credit/debit card by choosing the type of payment as it showed […]

Python Script for Getting Data You Need From Domain Names Lists

Python Script for Getting Data You Need From Domain Names Lists Tips for Using the Domains Index’s Lists Hy there, Today I would want to show you an interesting way of getting data you need for your сustomized request. It is super easy! For example, if you need to have […]

Analysis of the Fill Ratio for gTLD Domain Zones

Analysis of the Fill Ratio for gTLD Domain Zones Most Internet users and even web-developers have no clue about the problem of getting the list of currently registered domains. Usually, we are greeting our customers when they are looking for domain lists to feed their crawlers, which are used for […]

How We Collect Domain Names For Our Datasets

How We Collect Domain Names For Our Datasets As you may already know, there is no easy way to get all registered domain names. Most of the registrars (especially ccTLD) don’t provide access to their zone files. When we faced a problem of obtaining lists of all available domain names […]

Building Ruby Web Scraper Using Domains-index.com Lists as a Crawling DB

Building Ruby Web Scraper Using Domains-index.com Lists as a Crawling DB Nowadays there are a bunch of tools/libraries and so on for web scraping, and one of them is Ruby Mechanize Gem, which could be used for it too. We will build a simple script using domains-index.com ccTLD zone file […]