The first time that I bought a url for a website, it was terrifying. I checked all of the usual suspects. GoDaddy, Bluehost and even le Google. It seemed pretty daunting and then it didn't. Now there's a new questions: What If You Could Build a Blockchain Domain? Unstoppable Domains via Atomic Wallet.
As I have watched the battles ensue over censorship this last year, I keep thinking to myself that a new way of doing business must come out of it. The message from the mess is that centralized authority has it's place in compliment with another form.
The land of url's has changed with Unstoppable Domains coming online. Need to use cryptocurrency? Now you can use a .crypto address to send value AS WELL AS use the same url to host a blog, personal page or something else through the Interplanetary File System (IPFS).
Now the first question that came to mind in this whole scenario, was what do you actually need to do to make it all work. Fortunately, there are a couple good guides between Atomic Wallet and Unstoppable Domains.
Atomic Wallet's Unstoppable Domains Guide
The following link to the guide walks you through step by step and is very straight forward.
My intent here is to add a perspective in addition to what you will find in the guide on Atomic Wallet's site.
Since Unstoppable Domains is relatively new, I have seen a few questions in my journeys across telegram and the different platforms.
A conversation thread was covering another person asking about how do they "see" their domains in a wallet. I asked in addition about where the gas comes from.
Mago.Crypto gave some great advice and cleared up a few things which made more sense.
It's quite genus to have it how he describes it. "Your domain lives in your seed phrase, private key, and keystore file.
This is all very exciting and I can't wait to see where it all goes.
Be sure to look out for another article on how to build out your webpage across the IPFS. That is where the fun will really start!