You can redirect people browsing to yourdomain/ directly to its Nameboard domain page by setting a blockchain DNS record: NS ns1.nameboard.
Manual listing is a way to list your domain directly on the website. It will give you the possibility to add more information about the name or how to contact you. All the process needs is you to sign the infos with your name : it is a necessary step to ensure you are the owner of the name.
Below is the status of the HNS node and the extraction processes