The Donuts domain registry has announced a 50% price increase for 10 of it’s generic domain extensions. Because of this change, we’re forced to increase our own pricing to maintain profitability on these domain extensions. We understand this is a drastic price increase and we want to state our disapproval of the new pricing model…

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We wanted to notify all of our existing customers that we’ll be performing scheduled maintenance (hardware upgrades) on our Simple Mail servers on Friday, March 25th starting at 6AM EST. We anticipate this process will take between 1 and 2 hours and have scheduled a two hour maintenance window from 6-8AM EST. We will keep you posted…

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This past week, Google announced their annual Security Checkup. The offer boasted an extra 2GB of free Google Drive storage for completing a yearly security checkup. All that was required was for you to sign into your Google account and review your security settings. Sounds simple, right? While the process may have been painless, some…

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The Future of POP is Bright

Over the past few years, POP has gone from a side project of the original .CO team, to a full-fledged startup. We’ve tried a couple different business models along the way, but the plan all along was to use POP as a key registrar channel for new nTLD’s that our parent company, Straat, was applying…

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Sucuri Security released a public announcement on October 8th regarding a large scale attack which could leave your blog at risk of hackers gaining unauthorized access. To summarize, attackers are taking advantage of a vulnerability in WordPress’s XML-RPC system.multicall method which effectively allows them to issue hundreds of login attempts with a single request. To…

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Get buddy-buddy with POP + BuddyPress

Okay, this is exciting – we’ve got a new app to tell you about! It’s time to get acquainted with BuddyPress, a WordPress-based social networking tool that fully integrates with your website so you can build a community online right alongside your product. What is BuddyPress? BuddyPress is a WordPress plugin that creates a social…

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