Announcement: July 2018


WebNIC July 2018 Update

New Launch of .APP On 9th July

A long-awaited extension – .app is finally available in WebNIC. Partners will be able to register .app starts from 9th July. .app is one of interesting gTLDs offered especially for the tech industry and businesses offering application and software products. It is the new, more secure domain that you could offer your clients. It’s where developers, entrepreneurs, and businesses showcase information about their apps to the world. For more information, please contact to [email protected]

WHMCS 7.5 Registration for ccTLD’s

Registration issue of ccTLDs (HK, SG, MY, ID, TW, and CN) via WHMCS is now fixed!

Reseller(s) may download the latest version of WHMCS from Reseller Panel> API configuration> WHMCS Platform tab for more information. Furthermore, reseller(s) is advised to replace the latest webnic.php file too for the changes.

[IMPORTANT!!!] Complaint Handling Update

Kindly be informed that due to recent GDPR policy restricted on the WHOIS information disclosure, hence, below are our new handling on domain’s complaint case(s):

• WebNIC shall forward all complaint case(s) to partners for further checking and investigation
• Partners are advise to respond within the stipulated time mentioned in the email
• Kindly note that failure to update us on the complaint status shall resulted in domain suspension or deletion

We hope to gain partner(s) understanding and cooperation on this.

WebNIC GDPR Compliance This is a reminder further from the e-mail as at 24 May 2018 have mentioned regarding GDPR compliance from WebNIC.

  • All TLD (gTLD and ccTLD) transfer to WebNIC no longer REQUIRED to obtain a Form of Authorization from Transfer Contact (approval e-mail);
  • Any cancellation of domain transfer, reseller is REQUIRED to cancel in current/losing registrar;
  • Upon transfer completion, WebNIC will send a notice to inform reseller;
  • .COM & .NET domain name(s) will be set default subscribed to our FREE WHOIS PRIVACY SERVICE;
  • For DCV SSL verification, reseller is REQUIRED to unsubscribe WHOIS PRIVACY service in order the verification email could reach the domain’s owner successfully.

Above new process for your high attention.

Reminder for 3LD.MM Registration This is to remind again to all reseller regarding previous announcement of 3LD.MM service resume.

There is a massive changed in Myanmar registry and below summaries for your high attention: –

  • .MM extension has changed their fiscal year from March to September, meaning .MM previous expiry date is fixed at 31st March of the year, and for now, it has change to 30th September of the year.
  • Additional charges are calculated in month if the registration period is more than 1 year. For example:
    • Example 1:
      If domain is registered on 1st July 2018, however the expiry date of the domain is fixed on 30th September 2019, while there’s additional 3 months ( July, August and September 2019), hence, partners are require to pay additional 3 months of registration fees.
    • Example 2:
      If domain is registered on 1st October 2018, the expiry date of the domain is fixed on 30th September 2019, which means it’s exact 12 months, hence, partners are not require to pay any additional fees.
    • This is also applies to domain renewal, period range is calculated by months.
    • Prices on each month will be calculated by dividing the original registration/renewal fees by 12.

Reseller is advised to take note on the change and reply support e-mail if your current domain was affected.

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