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Get your .UK domain name for FREE* when you register your .uk domain name with before 7th Jan 2016

This month Ecenica have teamed up with Nominet, the UK domain name registry, to bring you a fantastic offer on free .uk domain names.

If you already own a UK family domain name – that’s a, or domain name, and registered the domain before 28th October 2013 you may be eligible to take up your rights to the .uk domain name for free.

So, for example we currently own, meaning we would be able to register free for the first year.

How do I know if I’m eligible for a free .UK domain?

Unlike other domains, there are currently some limitations on who can register certain .uk domains. To find out if you’re eligible to register your free .uk domain name simply enter your preferred .uk domain name in Nominet’s Rights Lookup Tool.

To use the tool. Enter the .uk domain you wish to register with Ecenica, e.g. and click Lookup. On the next screen, you’ll see the lookup results. If the result shows “Domain name:, Right of registration:”, this means that the registrant of has rights to the domain

This offer isn’t around for long so make sure you register your free .UK domain name with before 7th January 2016.

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WordPress 3.4.1 security release now available at Ecenica

WordPress 4.3.1, a security release, is available now in Ecenica Free Apps, our easy to use 1-click installer free with Ecenica cPanel hosting and WordPress Hosting packages.

We’ve updated our easy to use WordPress one-click installer with the very latest WordPress 4.3.1, a new security release from

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We’re celebrating 30 Years of .UK domains with our amazing buy one .UK, get one .UK free offer. Register a .UK domain name and get a .UK domain name free. Save £5.99!

2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the .UK namespace and in those 30 years .UK domain names have become the defacto domain the the UK and also one of the most popular domains in the world.

To celebrate this milestone, we’re running a special buy one .UK, get one .UK free offer. You can register any .UK domain name and get a second .UK domain name free.

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Here are five beginner WordPress SEO tips for improving your self-hosted WordPress website Google ranking. The tips are aimed at WordPress beginners. Require no coding skills and only need 15 minutes of your time.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is a popular content management system (CMS) for building websites and blogs. When it comes to SEO WordPress does a pretty good job out of the box.

What is SEO?

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the label given to actions which attempt to improve search engine rankings such as changing content to aim at a specific keyword search term.

What is WordPress SEO?

WordPress SEO are search engine optimisation tips which only apply to the WordPress CMS platform. Typically they’ll involve changing WordPress settings, modifying themes or installing/setting up WordPress Plugins.

Our Five WordPress SEO Tips for Beginners…

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Updating WordPress

Updating WordPress gives you access to the latest WordPress features, improved performance and better security. This week we look at why it’s a good idea to update your WordPress website and offer tips and suggestions for making updating WordPress even easier

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new ecenica business web hosting with ssd

We’re excited to announce the launch of our brand new Business Web Hosting with full SSD, Nginx and 1Gbps network – Our fastest web hosting to date!

Our new range of Business web hosting packages are powered by our high-performance SSD hosting platform and include business-class technical support from our in-house team of web experts.

Offering up to 20x faster performance over standard shared cPanel hosting, an Ecenica Business Web Hosting plan is perfect for running demanding WordPress and WooCommerce websites where fast load times are crucial to your company.

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Ecenica is now a Nominet Accredited Partner

We’re pleased to announce Ecenica is now a Nominet Accredited Partner for .UK domain names – the highest tier awarded by Nominet, the .UK registry.

Our new Nominet Accredited Partner status enables Ecenica to offer new and existing customers an enhanced .UK domain registration experience backed by the highest-levels of service and support.

To receive our Nominet Accredited Partner status we had to demonstrate a commitment to high-levels of customer service and compliance with high standards of data-quality.

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From 1st Jan 2015 your Ecenica invoices will reflect the new EU VAT rules.

On January 1 new EU VAT ‘place of supply of services’ rules come into force. Any company selling ‘digital services’ to customers located in the EU will need to charge and account for the VAT in the customer’s country.

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Merry Christmas from Ecenica
Technical Support, Sales and Billing Christmas Hours

Our friendly, UK-based technical support team will be available 24 hours a day throughout Christmas and New Year.

Over the Christmas holidays we’ll be running reduced Sales and Billing hours. Technical support will be available throughout. So you’ll still receive quick and friendly support replies as usual!!

So if Santa has brought you a new iPad and you want to set up your Ecenica email address, or if you’ve just had a ‘eureka’ idea and want to quickly setup a website on your hosting then contact us and we’ll more than happy to help.

On behalf of all the team at Ecenica HQ, thank you for your business in 2014 and we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Ecenica Christmas Opening Hours 2014
Day Sales & Billing Support
Christmas Eve 9am – 12pm Open
Christmas Day Closed Open
Boxing Day Closed Open
27th – 30th Dec 9am – 4pm Open
New Year’s Eve 9am – 12pm Open
New Year’s Day Closed Open
2nd Jan 9am – 6pm Open
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