Namecheap, one of the world’s largest domain registrars and a global managed provider Web hosting servicesadded new bitcoin payment support via BTCPay. With BTCPay Namecheap Customers can now add any amount of money – up to $ 100,000 – to their Namecheap web hosting balance for use in making payments.

Namecheap has a long history of supporting Bitcoin. In 2013, the web hosting provider was one of the first major domain registrars to announce that it accepted the currency as a means of payment from its customers. BTCPay is an open source and self-hosted cryptocurrency payment processor. Accepting Bitcoin payments through this new method would further underscore Namecheap’s commitment to the privacy and online safety of all customers.

Namecheap continues to accept payment for web hosting services through BitPay. Users who wish to purchase Namecheap products and services with Bitcoin now have the option to do so through BTCPay or BitPay.

Web Education, starting your first website

Namecheap also launched a virtual classroom last week for students and online newbies. The free 20 minutes YouTube video The lesson covers ‘Internet Basics’ and everything you need to know to get your first website started. You can watch the video at the end of this article.

In addition, through Namecheap for Education’s NC.ME initiative, nearly all students and teachers in the United States are eligible for a free .me domain, web builder, and more so that teachers and students can create websites together.

Namecheaps “The Internet Basics You Need To Get Your First Website Started” covers three main aspects of websites:

  • Domains – What is a domain name? How does DNS work? What is a TLD?
  • Web hosting – What is web hosting? What are the different types of web hosting? How to choose the best web hosting for a website
  • Online Safety – What is an SSL Certificate? How to protect your website and its visitors!

Teachers, educators and students in the US can visit nc.me. to learn how to claim a free domain and other products.

For those looking to delve deeper into the basics of a successful website or online business, it may be interesting to check out the range of online courses from Namecheap’s 2020 Expert Summit. Here you can find SEO and social media tips, as well as online advertising basics, business blogging ideas, UX research, and much more.

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