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If a website domain name was bought and registered as '' instead of '' would users still be able to find the site by typing ''?

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You can't purchase "" from a TLD (top-level domain) registrar; you can only purchase, and then the DNS servers for would be responsible for handling the www. portion.

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The domain, is

So what you have asked is not possible.

If you had a domain you would configure an Alias so that your website also accepts requests from and then you would make sure using a 301 redirect that all requests are routed to either the version or the

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