Site Maintenance

October 27, 2017

NamesforLife Planned Maintenance Window

On Friday afternoon (October 27) from 1:30pm to 2:15pm our services and web site will be temporarily unavailable for planned server maintenance.

During this maintenance window, we will also be permanently decommissioning our old web site (, which will be re-directed to this site (

Thank you for your patience, and as always, if you experience any difficulties with this site or any of our services, please feel free to contact us at

September 21, 2017

Prokaryotic Nomenclature Search

Back by popular demand, we have re-implemented our Prokaryotic Nomenclature Search. We plan to make some additional improvements to the search, so if you have any feature suggestions or encounter any issues, please contact our support team.

September 13, 2017

NamesforLife web site re-designed

As you may have noticed, we have re-designed our web site. We will be making a few minor changes here and there over the next month or so as we refresh our content. Our services have been merged into a single platform, so please update your bookmarks if needed and feel free to contact us if you have any trouble finding things. If you are looking for old web site, it will continue to be available for a few months at

June 1, 2015

Compatibility issue with N4L::Guide Firefox Add-on and Firefox 38.0

There is a known compatibility issue with the N4L::Guide Firefox Add-on that affects the bookmarks toolbar and other features in Firefox 38.0. We are working to address this issue and will deploy a fix as soon as possible.

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