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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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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Can I use mailserver with web host not domain registrar?

I am looking at buying a domain with 1&1 and web hosting with HostPresto. Hostpresto offer unlimited email addresses on the domain but 1&1 only have 1. Is it possible to use HostPresto's email ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.domain.com to www1.domain.com(subdomain of domain.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (domain.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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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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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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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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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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Private Nameservers and DNS for 2 dedicated servers

We just recently rent our second dedicated server with WHM from our hosting provider. But we have issues with the DNS and would like some input to find the solution. The first server have its ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using blogging platforms?

I want to create a blog and I want my own domain. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to add some sections for contacts and purchasing items from a store later. Since some weblog ...
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Create A record from the terminal

I have contracted a linux VPS and a domain (www.myproject.com). After that, in the same site from my user area, I have registered a pair of DNS (ns1.myproject.com and ns2.myproject.com) associating ...
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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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Does a longer registration length/period for a domain name improve its SEO and search ranking?

While I was renewing a domain of mine with a well-known domain registrar, the support person who was on call with me said that I'd improve the SEO ranking of my domain if I increased the registration ...
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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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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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Suggest that Googlebot read “dezign” as “design”

I used the spelling "dezign" instead of "design" many times in my website -- even in my domain name. Is there any way to suggest that Googlebot read "dezign" word as "design" with correct spelling?
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When changing my domain name, can I preserve all the Google +1?

My website has the Swedish TLD but is focused on a Dutch audience. Google sees it as Swedish. So I have to transfer from Bloei.se to Bloeise.nl. I see the following steps and have some additional ...
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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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Would using an underscore in a domain name have a negative effect on ranking?

What do you think the effect on search engine ranking will be if one uses an underscore in a domain name?
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Is it possible to setup a cookie-less directory instead of a domain?

I'm familiar with how to setup a cookie-less domain, however, I have an situation where I can't setup a subdomain to store static elements. Can I set only my directories where assets are being stored ...
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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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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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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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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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SEO non-English domain name advice

I'm starting a website, that is meant for a non-English region, using an alphabet that is a bit different than that of English. Current plan is as follows. The website name, and the domain name, will ...
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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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Transfer domain from one registrar to another, with privacy [duplicate]

I want to transfer a domain from one domain name registrar to another, without revealing my contact information. I use domain privacy services. The registrars tell me I need to disable domain ...
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Is it possible to transfer a domain without a “gap” in Whois privacy protection?

I currently own several domains on which I am using a Whois privacy protection service to hide my personal details. In the near future, I would like to transfer some of these domains to a different ...
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Can I host non-adult content on a .xxx domain

For example, I can I put up a personal blog on user58113.xxx? What are the legitimate challenges that I might face: Will Google treat my site as adult even though it is not? Will many ISPs block me ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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Alternative to GoDaddy? [closed]

For a number of reasons I'm thinking about slowly moving my domains away from GoDaddy. Unfortunately I don't know of a good alternative, and am looking for a recommendation. To match what I ...
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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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Registrar with good security, DNS hosting, and DNSSEC and IPv6 resolvers?

I'm looking to move my domains away from GoDaddy, but I'm having a tough time finding anyone with comparable features at a (even remotely) similar price. I've looked at the usual suggestions (...
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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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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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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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Which domain name structure, if any, is better for SEO? [closed]

I'm purchasing a domain for a new blog, and wonder which structure is better for domain name. I have these two options (domain changed to ensure it doesn't get swiped away from me!): stackexchange....
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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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Can I make my site available world wide without renting a hosting server?

I know this question is basic but I am from iOS background and a beginner also. I need a clear conclusion on some of my confusion. I have gotten many answers to this question having contradiction. I ...
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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 ...