Domains are hostnames that identify Internet Protocol (IP) resources such as web sites. They provide a human-friendly, easily recognizable and memorizable names to numerically addressed Internet resources.

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How to redirect and keep the previous URL with .htaccess?

I have created a subdomain and want to redirect it to a URL. But I want to keep the subdomain as the URL of the redirection. I have searched for it but none of them worked for me! Subdomain: ...
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How to migrate successfully a .com.xx (ccTLD) to a .com domain without being penalized by google [duplicate]

I've got a .com.xx domain for a commercial website over 15 years and it's all good, but I want to migrate to a .com domain in order to increase international searching and ranking (Latinoamerica). Is ...
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Can I buy a cheap domain for a year and then move it to a registrar with cheaper renewal?

I'm currently looking into buying a domain name for a personal project. I see a lot of sites offer 1st year discounts, where your first year for certain .com domains (or other certain domains) will ...
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Is there a Auth-Code Format Standard for .NET, .ORG and .COM?

I'm attempting to transfer a .net domain from 123-reg to GoDaddy but encountering a problem. As you know whenever transferring a top level domain you need a AUTH code, often referred as the EPP code, ...
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Domain name appended to the end of every URL as tracked in Google Analytics

We have been tracking the content pages which are getting the traffic from different sources through Google Analytics for our website. Google Analytics append the domain URL after every content page ...
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Is placing a backorder with GoDaddy and DomainMonster enough to avoid a public domain auction?

A domain name I want to buy currently has a status of pending delete with GoDaddy. I've placed backorders with GoDaddy and DomainMonster, but is this enough? I have googled and read a lot, but am ...
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DNS (A record) entry not working, ping gives “unknown host”

I bought a domain and added an A record. The following shows under the "Current Running Records" section. Type - A Parameter - fash.lk Value - 104.131.26.48 TTL - 86400 But when I try to ping fash....
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Update NameServers for a site that are held with an unknown 3rd party

A friend has had a bad experience with a local company when it came to the hosting of his site, I agreed to lend a hand, make a few changes to the site and upload it to the original hosting provider ...
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Hosting ASP.NET on Azure for a GoDaddy Domain using CNAME

Since GoDaddy does not support ASP.NET Core (and probably won't for a long time since they are still on old ASP.NET 4.5 now) I would like to host my website on Azure. According to this document this ...
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How can I Change the Domain for URLs with Dynamic Hostname & Proxy Forwarding?

We use a plugin called "Dynamic Hostname" & run a Wordpress Blog (newest version). To This Wordpress Blog we point 2 Domains: https://blog.domain1.com https://blog.domain2.com The problem is, ...
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SEO effects on moving an established Blogspot blog

I have a blog for the last 3 years on the Blogspot platform. It recently crossed the 100,000 page views mark, and is AdSense approved for the last year. I wish to shift it to a custom domain. Is it ...
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When is .ss domain going to be available? [closed]

The Wikipedia article for the .ss ccTLD states: .ss is the designated country code top-level domain (ccTLD) for South Sudan in the Domain Name System of the Internet. It is derived from the ISO ...
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Omitting Domain Registrant/Admin Name

I've noticed, with a quick domain lookup, that Facebook omits some informations in the Whois Records. Instead of writing a real name, the Registrant/Amin/Tech Name is "Domain Administrator". How is it ...
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Website redirecting

I know this might not be the correct section or the correct topic but I'm totally out of other options. I've hosted a website for a client for the last year now. I paid the company that hosts my ...
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What time do .com domains drop?

What time, EST, do .com domains get deleted, and available for registration by someone else? I believe it's in the range of 1 hour. I want to hop on and register one manually without paying for ...
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Can I purchase my Domain from different website and Hosting from another website? [duplicate]

I purchased domain from eWallHost and Hosting from Bluehost. I want to use both together. How it can possible? Please help.
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CNAME record at AWS Route 53 DNS is landing on defaultwebpage.cgi

I have been trying to get this to work for hours. I have a WordPress multisite hosted on a shared server - but with a dedicated IP address for my WP installation, and my client sites are set up as ...
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301 or linking to domain

I purchased a number of (oldish) domains, 2 or 3 of these domains have relatively good backlinks and according to MOZ (if that is worth anything) a goodish page rank. These domains are currently ...
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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Owning multiple unestablished domains and redirecting to one domain

If I was to own multiple unestablished domain names such as abc.com xyz.com hij.co.uk etc... for the purpose of keeping them away from my competitors, and then I was to 301 redirect them to one domain;...
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Cold calling using information from domain name WHOIS records

Increasingly I am receiving a lot of cold calls, especially every time after purchasing a domain name, from companies across the globe offering website design or app development services. The terms ...
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Can domains be owned by an organization?

Can domains be owned by an organization? For example: A group that has meetups across the state and people are constantly coming and going from the group. They don't want one single person to ...
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How to make sure no one buys a specific domain?

I'm currently working on a website and I already know what the domain should be. I searched Godaddy and the name is available but I think not for long because it's a catchy name. However, I hesitated ...
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Can you renew a domain through a different company?

I have a .com domain that is expiring soon (in about a week). Can I renew my domain through a different company or is it stuck with my current registrar?
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Over 30% of my web site traffic is mistaken foreign traffic. How can I minimize SEO damage (bounce rates, context, audience relevance)?

Despite owning my .com domain name for almost twenty years, a new Indian TV show with the same name as my domain is entering its second season, and I can't figure out how to mitigate the damage. ...
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Make domain 301 redirect to a static WordPress page

After adding a new page in WordPress i have this URL structure: domain.com/page. I would like to point a top level domain to this page using a PHP redirect: header( 'HTTP/1.1 301 Moved Permanently' );...
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Can I “acquire” domain names which are not currently owned?

DISCLAIMER: I'm not sure if this the correct StackExchange site to post this question on, so please let me know if it could be placed in a more accurate forum. With my limited understanding of ...
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Configuring DNS server on webmin [closed]

I want to point my domain to my VPS (OS: CentOS7, installed webmin on it) and created a virtual host, then followed http://www.webtop.com.au/blog/how-to-setup-dns-using-webmin-2009052848 instructions ...
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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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Which nameservers to use?

When I register a domain name within that companies control panel it gives me the option to use their nameservers. Also, my hosting company has different addresses for their name servers. Both I ...
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Do free TLD's affect SEO?

Does a free top level domain such as .tk or .ga affect your websites SEO? If it does: Why does it affect SEO? How does it affect SEO?
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Put document pages to the company site or create “docs” subdomain?

The company produces several software products and the company's site has subdirs for each of the product: www.example.com/product1 www.example.com/product2 www.example.com/product3 which is handy ...
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Adding an extra domain to match target keywords

We have an existing brand and now a 'new entertainment' product, but the kewords and top results for this 'new entertainment' are dominated by the competition. Is it a good idea to add an extra ...
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Ending a 302 redirect and its effect on Pagerank

Please imagine the following scenario: abc.com → 302 (temporary) redirect to def.com After 6 months, we no longer use def.com, so discard the domain and we buy a new domain xyz.com. We then do a 302 ...
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My domain name is expiring but I don't have access to renew it - help!

So I'm in quite a pinch right now - have a Wordpress site with over 3,500+ posts with an above average SEO ( niche content, so almost guaranteed Page 1 results ) I initially created the site with ...
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Factors to consider in registering an international domain [duplicate]

I would like to register a ".ee" domain. I live in the US. I have checked the rules for domain registration and looks like I am able to register without issue. I would like this site to be my home on ...
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Benefit of .ORG.AU over .COM domain name for a charity?

I volunteer for a charity seeking to reduce suicides and mental health problems in Australia. White Wreath is hoping to increase the amount of donations it receives through their website. I've asked ...
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Registering domains for resale and remain anonymous [closed]

I am sorry if this question has been answered elsewhere, but I cannot find a proper answer. So, I have reason to believe that a certain domain name, say JOHNDOODLE.com, will be of commercial ...
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What shows the person's authority on a domain name?

Like if you own a property your property papers shows its your property no one can claim that its his property not yours property cuz you are the one got papers , whats shows your authority on a ...
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Pointing a domain name that is already attached to a server

I have a server with a domain name. I also have a website on Nation Builder. What I want is for my my Nation Builder site to show up when you go to my server's domain name. However, I have data I need ...
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WHM Glue records - creating nameservers for non master account?

This question concerns Glue Records. I have a reseller account with WHM included which has its own nameservers (this is the master domain for my account). I also have another domain for which I want ...
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Domain price after first year

If you buy a domain somewhere, and it costs 1€/year for the first year and then 70€/year but you transfer the domain to another registrar before the year ends to another domain registrar where it ...
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How to modify httpd.conf to add one more site in apache 2.4.6

How to modify httpd.conf to add one more site in apache 2.4.6? Here is my httpd.conf ServerRoot "/etc/httpd" Include conf.modules.d/*.conf Listen 80 User apache Group apache ServerAdmin root@...
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Which Domain Extension is better for more traffic and better google ranking in my blog? [duplicate]

I have started a new blog on blogspot and I want to purchase a domain name for my blog. I am confused which extension domain name is better. Which one should I go for? .web .xyz .online .site .pw ....
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Relay Access Denied Error

I'm coming over here from StackOverflow trying to find an answer for my question: I'm trying to send an email, and I get this email back: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: ...
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What happens with WHO IS privacy protection when the domain is not active?

I'm running small Wordpress site (about 15k visitors per month) and I want to buy a custom domain and monetize it. During the registration I'm asked for personal info, I know I have to provide it. I ...
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Transferring GoDaddy domain to AWS Route53 issue,

I would like to find out if it is possible to transfer the domain bought from GoDaddy to AWS Route 53 when the domain name is not included in the list of supported TLD in Route 53? e.g. GoDaddy ...
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Server's IP address is masked but doesn't show paths

I'm new to server administration. I made a website and rent a domain from Godaddy. I set forwarding with IP masking. When I go to my website, it shows that domain name, but doesn't show the file path, ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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Having a single website behind 2 domains

I have a website www.mywebsite.com. Recently I created a brand for my business, lets say it's called MyNewBrand. I'm thinking of acquiring domain name www.mynewbrand.com and create a 301 redirect to ...