News & Press Releases

Stay up-to-date with all things about Moniker. In the News & Press Releases section, you can learn what drives us, from new strategic partnerships to product and service enhancements.

2018

  • 2018-10-17

    Pre-order your .luxe name now!

    .luxe is the first open TLD created to combine Ethereum blockchain innovation and security with ease-of-use for today's world – no more unintelligible 40 character hashes – just easy-to-remember .luxe words of your choice. more...

  • 2018-10-17

    Digicert SSL certificates on offer!

    We are offering special prices for selected SSL certificates of the Digicert brands Thawte, GeoTrust and RapidSSL until October 31. more...

  • 2018-10-17

    Note about support hours on November 1

    Our support team will only be available from 09:00am until 08:00pm US Eastern Daylight Time on November 1, 2018. more...

  • 2018-10-01

    SSL certificates greatly reduced!

    We are pleased to offer you SSL certificates at particularly favorable prices until October 31. The prices are per year and only valid for newly issued certificates: more...

  • 2018-09-17

    .page launch is on – pre-order now!

    You can now submit pre-orders for .page domain names. The new TLD of the Google Registry is marketed as short, relevant, and more secure. more...

  • 2018-09-17

    .קום: Launch of the Hebrew .com is on

    The registration price for domains under the Hebrew IDN TLD .קום = .com (.xn--9dbq2a) is $33.99 / year in all phases. A non-refundable application fee of $198.00 comes on top only for pre-orders during Landrush. more...

  • 2018-09-17

    .招聘: Proof of identity required

    Registrants of domains under the Chinese IDN TLD .招聘 (.recruitment) must go through the Registry's Real-Name-Verification Procedure. more...

  • 2018-09-17

    Note about support hours on Oct 3

    Our support team will only be available from 09:00am until 08:00pm US Eastern Daylight Time on October 3, 2018. more...

  • 2018-08-21

    Register your .ng domain now!

    We have just added .ng (ccTLD for Nigeria) to our product range. In addition, we offer you com.ng, .mobi.ng, .net.ng, .org.ng, and .name.ng domain names for registration. more...

  • 2018-08-21

    Maintenance work on August 25

    We would like to announce maintenance work that will take place on: Saturday, August 25, 2018, 03:00 - 08:00 EDT (07:00 - 11:00 UTC) more...

  • 2018-08-21

    SSL certificates greatly reduced!

    We are pleased to offer you Comodo SSL certificates at particularly favorable prices until October 31. The prices are per year and only valid for newly issued certificates: more...

  • 2018-08-16

    .realestate pre-orders possible as of now!

    .realestate is the perfect domain extension for professionals and companies offering products and services for the residential real estate industry. .realestate domains provide you with an immediate affiliation to the real estate industry and perfectly capture the search intentions of future owners of real estate. more...

  • 2018-08-13

    Pre-order your .charity domain name now

    This TLD is for individuals and organizations that are engaged in philanthropy, charitable giving, cause-related fund-raising and other philanthropic initiatives. more...

  • 2018-07-12

    You can now pre-order your .llc name!

    .llc is the acronym for Limited Liability Company. The TLD is new and thus highly available so companies are more likely to get an exact match domain name. more...

  • 2018-07-12

    .招聘 domains (Chinese for Recruitment) are now available at Moniker

    We are pleased to offer you domain name registrations within the Chinese IDN TLD .招聘 (.xn--otu796d) at a rate of $499.99/year. more...

  • 2018-07-12

    Databases: MySQL upgrade to 5.7

    We are going to upgrade the MySQL version for the databases of our webhosting packages from 5.5 to 5.7: more...

  • 2018-07-12

    Notes on support hours in August

    Please pay attention to the following support limitations: more...

  • 2018-06-14

    New IDN: .餐厅 domains available as of now

    We are pleased to offer you domain name registrations within the Chinese IDN TLD .餐厅 at a rate of $499.99 / year. more...

  • 2018-06-14

    Buy domains on the Aftermarket via Moniker

    We now offer you the chance to purchase domain names listed on Sedo directly via Moniker. These domains will be labled with the status "Available via Aftermarket" in the result of the domain search. more...

  • 2018-06-14

    Support availability on Friday, July 13

    On Friday, July 13 the Moniker support team can only be reached by phone and e-mail from: more...

  • 2018-05-22

    .uk domains: No local contact needed as of May 22

    As of May 22, 2018 there's no local contact needed anymore for .uk domain registrations. As a consequence the trustee service is also not necessary anymore. more...

  • 2018-05-16

    .travel registrations now easier

    The registration process for .travel domains has been simplified after the migration of the TLD to Neustar's registry platform: more...

  • 2018-05-16

    Details on the .购物 launch

    You can now pre-order domains under the Chinese IDN TLD .购物 (.xn--g2xx48c, shopping). more...

  • 2018-05-16

    Moniker nameservers as secondary NS

    You can use our Moniker nameservers as secondary nameservers (NS). more...

  • 2018-05-08

    New European Data Protection as of May 25, 2018

    The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is coming into effect on May 25, 2018. more...

  • 2018-04-26

    .icu: Now taking pre-orders!

    The .icu target market: Small businesses and start-ups. There are no restrictions. more...

  • 2018-04-25

    Limited support availability in May

    Please be aware of the limited availability of our support team in May: more...

  • 2018-04-24

    New ccTLD: .ai available now!

    We have just added .ai – the ccTLD for Anguilla – to our product range. The abbreviation may also be used for web content related to artificial intelligence. more...

  • 2018-04-23

    Shortnews on .vn, .nowruz, .nz & .shop

    The shortnews cover the requirement of additional contact information for .vn registrations, the introduction of .nowruz to our TLD portfolio, WHOIS privacy for .nz domains and the release of over 11,000 previously reserved .shop domains! more...

  • 2018-04-22

    Maintenance work on May 23 and 26

    We would like to announce maintenance work that will take place on: more...

  • 2018-04-17

    Pre-orders for .app possible as of now!

    This new TLD offers a secure name space to showcase your apps to the world. For your .app website to work correctly in browsers, you need to configure HTTPS, i.e. use a SSL certificate for this domain. However, .app domains that do not have a SSL certificate configured may still be used for e-mail services and non-browser based uses such as defensive registrations. more...

  • 2018-03-15

    SSL certificates greatly reduced

    We are pleased to offer you Comodo SSL certificates at favorable prices until June 30. The offers are valid for newly issued certificates with a period of one or two years only. more...

  • 2018-03-15

    Reduced validity for SSL certificates

    The maximum possible term of SSL certificates with Domain Validation or Full Organization Authentication has been reduced from three (3) to two (2) years. This is an industry-wide change based on Ballot 193. more...

  • 2018-03-15

    New FAQ: fast access to relevant info!

    In order to make it easier for you getting answers about the new Moniker interface and our products and services, we revised our FAQ page and adapted it to your needs. Discover the new features such as the live search, the feedback function or the improved navigation structure! more...

  • 2018-03-15

    Limited support availability on certain days

    On Good Friday, March 31, and on Easter Monday, April 2, the Moniker support team can be reached from 09:00am EDT until 08:00pm EDT. From April 3 our team will be available as usual. Please be also aware of the bank holiday during these days. more...

  • 2018-03-15

    New TLD: .rio.br available now!

    We have just implemented the Brazilian 2nd-level extension .rio.br, representing Rio de Janeiro! more...

  • 2018-02-15

    Shutdown of Old Web Interface

    Please note that we will deactivate the old web interface on March 12. Switch now to the redesigned user interface and familiarize yourself with the new functions and improved user experience! more...

  • 2018-02-15

    Scheduled Maintenance on February 24

    We would like to announce maintenance work that will take place on Saturday, February 24, 2018, 03:00–07:00 EST (08:00–12:00 UTC). more...

  • 2018-02-15

    New TLD .pr

    We now offer .pr, .com.pr, .net.pr, .org.pr, .biz.pr, .info.pr, .pro.pr, .name.pr, and .isla.pr. more...

  • 2018-02-14

    We've got Deals for Chinese New Year!

    Chinese New Year Sale is on! All domain offers are valid for new one-year registrations until March 31, 2018. Profit from our .cn, .wang, .top, .dog and .earth special to register your unique domain name, get your website online and perfectly address your audience! Moniker offers full service, high-security domain name registrations! more...

  • 2018-02-12

    Launch of the .rugby TLD

    .rugby is the digital identity for the sport of Rugby and its community. It is supported by the sport’s global governing body, the World Rugby. The Early Access Program (EAP) and the General Availability do not start until July 2019. However, you can already pre-order your domains! more...

  • 2018-02-12

    .ie Registrations Now Easier

    Fortunately, the registration process for .ie domains (Ireland) has been simplified. more...

  • 2018-02-08

    Moniker Supports IDNs

    Accessing the markets where A to Z are not the primary characters used means having website addresses that those users know and recognize. Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) are a way to embrace and engage markets in a way that holds more meaning and value. more...

  • 2018-02-07

    TLD Launch Phases

    At Moniker you can register domains in all new top level domains coming into market. We support all launch phases including Sunrise, Landrush, Early Access Program (EAP) and General Availability. more...

  • 2018-02-07

    Web Interface

    Our user-friendly web interface makes you feel like using a smart app instead of a complex system. It uses of state-of-the art web technology and features known from desktop application experience while offering a wide range of functions.Thus, Moniker perfectly addresses the needs of clients with one domain and those with hundreds of domains at the same time. more...

  • 2018-01-17

    Webspace maintenance on January 17

    We would like to announce maintenance work for our web hosting products. The reason for the maintenance is the further improvement of our products. more...

2017