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La ICANN se ha vuelto loca y hacemos pocos meses abrió un proceso para permitir el registro de nuevos dominios de primer nivel en Internet, para que cualquiera pueda crear su propia extensión. Fueron 1.931 las solicitudes de nuevas extensiones, y no fueron más por el elevado precio (como 180.000 dólares mínimo) no reembolsable para acceder a solicitar.

Entre las extensiones de siempre podemos citar la .com, .net, .es, etc. pero con estos nuevos dominios tendremos cosas como .microsoft, .movistar, .cloud, .apps, .hosting, .domains, etc. Un mar de dominios sin límites, donde posiblemente surgirán nuevos registradores que harán buen negocio de su primer nivel.

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Fuente: Blog Hostalia

5 Fundamental Steps to Deploying a Website

Something that is overlooked by a lot of web designers and developers is what is actually involved in the deployment of a website; the process when you’ve finished developing the site, tested to make sure it works, and are ready to push it to a live web server.

In a lot of cases, you will be dealing with clients who are getting their website for the first time, and there is nothing for you to really consider apart from the hosting solution to set them up on. As time goes on, you will start getting larger clients that may have existing websites already, or who have more complicated needs. You may find yourself in a scenario where the outcome could be a very unhappy client with data loss and a whole company’s worth of missing emails and site assets. Here are some basic steps that will ensure that you have covered all the bases for a smooth website deployment.
Step 1: Preparation

There are a few things to consider when you are finalizing a website, and they all depend on what type of deployment you will be completing.

The three general scenarios of a website deployment is:

1. The client has nothing (i.e. this is their first website)
2. The client already has hosting and you will be deploying the site on their server
3. The client already has hosting but you will be moving to a new server

The first scenario is the most desired because you are starting with a blank slate. Scenarios 2 and 3 are a bit trickier and involve a more thoughtful deployment process.

Once you have worked out what your deployment scenario is, you will be able to better prepare yourself for everything you need to do in order to carry out a smooth transition from the old website to the new one.

If you are dealing with scenario 1, then all you need to do is register their domain name and purchase (or provide) web hosting. Simple and fast deployment.

Scenarios 2 and 3 require some information gathering. You need domain management credentials for the existing web host so that you can manage the DNS records (more on this in a bit). You will find that, in many cases, the client has no idea what these are or where to get them, so you will need to do as much as you can before you approach your client.

So let’s gather information on our own. We can use a tool like whois.domaintools.com to find out some information about the existing domain name.


by Mark Biegel | http://sixrevisions.com/web-development/5-fundamental-steps-to-deploying-a-website/

5 Fundamental Steps to Deploying a Website

Something that is overlooked by a lot of web designers and developers is what is actually involved in the deployment of a website; the process when you’ve finished developing the site, tested to make sure it works, and are ready to push it to a live web server.

In a lot of cases, you will be dealing with clients who are getting their website for the first time, and there is nothing for you to really consider apart from the hosting solution to set them up on. As time goes on, you will start getting larger clients that may have existing websites already, or who have more complicated needs. You may find yourself in a scenario where the outcome could be a very unhappy client with data loss and a whole company’s worth of missing emails and site assets. Here are some basic steps that will ensure that you have covered all the bases for a smooth website deployment.

Step 1: Preparation

There are a few things to consider when you are finalizing a website, and they all depend on what type of deployment you will be completing.

The three general scenarios of a website deployment is:

  1. The client has nothing (i.e. this is their first website)
  2. The client already has hosting and you will be deploying the site on their server
  3. The client already has hosting but you will be moving to a new server

The first scenario is the most desired because you are starting with a blank slate. Scenarios 2 and 3 are a bit trickier and involve a more thoughtful deployment process.

Once you have worked out what your deployment scenario is, you will be able to better prepare yourself for everything you need to do in order to carry out a smooth transition from the old website to the new one.

If you are dealing with scenario 1, then all you need to do is register their domain name and purchase (or provide) web hosting. Simple and fast deployment.

Scenarios 2 and 3 require some information gathering. You need domain management credentials for the existing web host so that you can manage the DNS records (more on this in a bit). You will find that, in many cases, the client has no idea what these are or where to get them, so you will need to do as much as you can before you approach your client.

So let’s gather information on our own. We can use a tool like whois.domaintools.com to find out some information about the existing domain name. Leer más “5 Fundamental Steps to Deploying a Website”

.XXX domain deal stripped bare

ICM says .xxx gives members of the adult industry the opportunity to self-identify, enabling easier filtering, and to promote responsibility by voluntarily abiding by a set of industry best practices.

Registrants will have to have their identities verified, and $10 from each domain will go to a new organisation focussed on supporting free speech and child protection efforts.

It’s the sixth time over the last six years that the .xxx application has come in for public scrutiny. Most recently, this spring an ICANN comment period attracted an unprecedented 13,000 letters and emails, the vast majority of which came from outraged American religious groups.


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Gun-totin’ pornsters step up
By Kevin Murphy
The company behind a proposal to create .xxx, an adults-only top-level internet domain, is set to run the gauntlet of objections from angry pornographers and appalled Christians for the sixth time.

ICANN last week published a draft contract that, if signed, could allow Florida-based ICM Registry to start offering .xxx domains as early as next summer, and opened up a 30-day public comment period.

Pornographers led by the Free Speech Coalition are already asking ICANN to kill the proposal. They claim ICM’s application is little more than a balls-out effort to bilk them out of money during a time of economic hardship and rampant piracy.

Domains with the .xxx extension are expected to cost more than $60 per year, compared to roughly $10 per year for .com domains. Leer más “.XXX domain deal stripped bare”

I Never Meta URL Like You Before: A Short Domain Name Trick

I love a good domain name. I sometimes look wistfully back at my youth and think about the swell URLs I would have bought if I had an inkling about what the Internet would become.

Today you’re lucky if you find a relevant, memorable domain that isn’t parked or in use — luckier still if it’s short.

With the traditional TLDs — top-level domains such as .com, .net, .org, and to some extent, locals like .ca and .co.uk — it’s getting more difficult to obtain short domain names without some creativity.

Every so often a new TLD shows up and there’s a gold-rush frenzy. When the .me extension came out, for instance, there was a bidding war on the domain name, aweso.me — a creative twist for a short and memorable URL.

I’ve long been waiting for a chance to snag a short domain name — and this is a story of how I was recently able to do so.
The Boring Technical Part

In May 2010, ICANN — the organization responsible for managing domain names and IP addresses — brought Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) to life.

This allows participating extensions to use characters and symbols from other alphabets. This is due to Unicode working with Punycode conversion.


by Arley McBlain
I Never Meta URL Like You Before: A Short Domain Name Trick

I love a good domain name. I sometimes look wistfully back at my youth and think about the swell URLs I would have bought if I had an inkling about what the Internet would become.

Today you’re lucky if you find a relevant, memorable domain that isn’t parked or in use — luckier still if it’s short.

With the traditional TLDs — top-level domains such as .com, .net, .org, and to some extent, locals like .ca and .co.uk — it’s getting more difficult to obtain short domain names without some creativity.

Every so often a new TLD shows up and there’s a gold-rush frenzy. When the .me extension came out, for instance, there was a bidding war on the domain name, aweso.me — a creative twist for a short and memorable URL.

I’ve long been waiting for a chance to snag a short domain name — and this is a story of how I was recently able to do so.

The Boring Technical Part

In May 2010, ICANN — the organization responsible for managing domain names and IP addresses — brought Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) to life.

This allows participating extensions to use characters and symbols from other alphabets. This is due to Unicode working with Punycode conversion. Leer más “I Never Meta URL Like You Before: A Short Domain Name Trick”

Dominios .xxx permitirán una mejor clasificación en la web

Lawley indicó que esto permitirá una mejor clasificación de las páginas con contenido para adultos o sexualmente explícito, y una mejor centralización de la información en la web. “Es la mejor opción desde mi punto de vista”, dijo Lawley en entrevista al diario El País.

Ciertamente, entre las otras ventajas de la creación de este dominio es el mejor control parental, ya que con sólo filtrar los dominios .xxx en el navegador se evitarán que páginas con contenido no apto para menores sea accedido. Así como también de manera automática los motores de búsqueda podrán clasificar el contenido, filtrando los resultados según las preferencias de usuario. El único inconveniente es que no hay ninguna obligación para sitios con contenido de este tipo a trasladarse al dominio .xxx.


Autor: Misael Aguilar

Stuart Lawley, presidente de la compañía ICM Registry, ha anunciado que finalmente estarán disponibles los dominios .xxx, después de una lucha de más de 6 años.

Dominos .xxx listos para registrarse en el 2011

Lawley indicó que esto permitirá una mejor clasificación de las páginas con contenido para adultos o sexualmente explícito, y una mejor centralización de la información en la web.  “Es la mejor opción desde mi punto de vista”, dijo Lawley en entrevista al diario El País.

Ciertamente, entre las otras ventajas de la creación de este dominio es el mejor control parental, ya que con sólo filtrar los dominios .xxx en el navegador se evitarán que páginas con contenido no apto para menores sea accedido. Así como también de manera automática los motores de búsqueda podrán clasificar el contenido, filtrando los resultados según las preferencias de usuario. El único inconveniente es que no hay ninguna obligación para sitios con contenido de este tipo a trasladarse al dominio .xxx. Leer más “Dominios .xxx permitirán una mejor clasificación en la web”

.Jobs Expansion Is On Internet Board’s August Agenda

The Internet’s naming authority will take up the controversial plan to expand the .jobs addresses at its Aug. 5th telephone conference.

The agenda of the board of directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers was released a short while ago and includes consideration of the proposal.

Also on the agenda for the three-hour meeting is the even more controversial proposal to approve a .XXX extension for porn sites. For obvious reasons, that request has garnered wider public interest, including 13,325 comments posted to the ICANN forum. The .jobs expansion plan garnered 316 comments.

The board’s telephone conference is not open to the public. An ICANN spokesperson said that the board’s decision on all agenda items will be made available following the end of the meeting. The spokesperson didn’t say exactly when the results would be reported.

The proposal by Employ Media, and endorsed by its partner, the Society for Human Resource Management, seeks approval to permit the use of geographic, occupational, and other names in conjunction with a .jobs Internet extension. (Complete coverage of the issue on ERE is available here.)

Currently, only employer names can be used. However, some non-employer names have been registered. The Chicago Urban League has one. It runs a job board on NextMove.jobs. At least a few others have been registered, including MakeItHappen.jobs, which is registered to Lee Memorial Health System and forwards users to Lee’s career site.


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John Zappe

The Internet’s naming authority will take up the controversial plan to expand the .jobs addresses at its Aug. 5th telephone conference.

The agenda of the board of directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers was released a short while ago and includes consideration of the proposal.

Also on the agenda for the three-hour meeting is the even more controversial proposal to approve a .XXX extension for porn sites. For obvious reasons, that request has garnered wider public interest, including 13,325 comments posted to the ICANN forum. The .jobs expansion plan garnered 316 comments.

The board’s telephone conference is not open to the public. An ICANN spokesperson said that the board’s decision on all agenda items will be made available following the end of the meeting. The spokesperson didn’t say exactly when the results would be reported.

The proposal by Employ Media, and endorsed by its partner, the Society for Human Resource Management, seeks approval to permit the use of geographic, occupational, and other names in conjunction with a .jobs Internet extension. (Complete coverage of the issue on ERE is available here.)

Currently, only employer names can be used. However, some non-employer names have been registered. The Chicago Urban League has one. It runs a job board on NextMove.jobs. At least a few others have been registered, including MakeItHappen.jobs, which is registered to Lee Memorial Health System and forwards users to Lee’s career site. Leer más “.Jobs Expansion Is On Internet Board’s August Agenda”