FAQ

Who can apply for the competition?

The BestWeb.lk Competition is open to all websites registered under.lk domain.

What is the form for sending an application to the bestweb.lk competition?

Using the online entry link, which is available at www.bestweb.lk

Who can send an application for the competition?

The website owner / developer can submit the registration form. If the developer submits it, the owner’s consent is mandatory ( i.e Registrant, Admin, Technical or billing contact registered with domain registry system).

How to apply for the competition?

Please check the link which explains the  application process https://blog.domains.lk/2020/02/system-procedure-bestweblk-2020.html.

Who is not be eligible to enter the bestweb.lk competition?

Websites with .com or re-directing sites are not eligible for the competition.

Websites with Illegal, Obscene, Abusive or Preposterous content are not eligible for the competition.

How can you apply for special categories – Sinhala?

At the time of application processing – Sinhala websites will be eligible only if its content is available in Unicode standards.

How can you apply for special categories – Tamil?

At the time of application processing –   Tamil websites will be eligible only if its content is available in Unicode standards.

How can you apply for special categories – mobile optimized?

At the time of applying this facility has to be available and please use tick marks in the mobile optimized check box.

Bestweb.lk logo display requirement

Logo has to be displayed, in your website throughout the bestweb.lk competition until the final judging is done.

Vote link requirement

It has to be in your site throughout the bestweb.lk voting period.

When can I apply for the bestweb.lk competition?

Within the registration period, when the “apply” link is available on the bestweb.lk website.

Can I apply after the deadline mentioned in the website (Late application) ?

Without a valid reason, via email we will not accept late  applications after the closing date.

Will the website owners be notified regarding the nominations?

Nominated websites will be subjected to a review by a Panel of Judges and the website owners will be notified regarding the nominations.

When do I agree to the terms and condition of the competition?

You agree to the terms and conditions of the competition at the time of lodging the application.

When do I select the award category ?

You should mention the award category at the time of lodging the application.

Can we request change of category?

Yes, before the Judging Period.

Can LK domain registry change category applied?

Yes, we will seek  customer consent before changing the category if the category applied is not falling to the requested category after reviewing the website.

How can we get in to voting phase ?

In the event that a website is not accessible during the evaluation period, the website will not be selected for the voting phase.

Any additional info to provide other than the application sent?

The judges reserve the right to request for additional information or reject a nominated website without explanation.

How do you select the winners?

Choosing a winning website will be solely at the discretion of the Judges and is not negotiable by nominators.

Do we need to call often to check the process ?

No, Website owners should be reachable on the contact details provided.

What is the procedure regarding website’s security concern ?

Nominated website can be scheduled for an external website scan at any time in the “Review of application period” mentioned in the “Time Frame” (Until Releasing the Results) to assess the eligibility for the competition on the website’s security perspective.

Do you inform us regarding security scan reports?

Weak security websites will be informed to re-design/re-structure their websites immediately to be in the competition, two reminders will be sent or  else will be disqualified.

Can we promote our website with banners ads on other websites?

Yes. You can use any legitimate and ethical advertising. However, you should not “buy” votes or in any way use bots, “fake accounts” or have 1 person vote more then once.

Can we promote our website on Social Media platforms during the voting period?

Yes.

What are the guidelines with regards to promotion our website during the voting period?

You can use any legitimate and ethical method.