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 Choose a Domain for My E-commerce Website?

Recently, I am going to start an E-Commerce website and its related to selling mobile phones and its accessories. The main problem here was, selecting a domain for the site. My company already have a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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I Want to use Different Hosting for my Main Website & its Related Subdomains

I just want to know. I have registered a domain on Bigrock.com and I want to host its primary domain website on Cloudways servers & its all Subdomains on Godaddy. Something like this. www....
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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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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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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 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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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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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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Transfer domain from one registrar to another, with privacy

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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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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How to transfer a domain from 101domain to another registrar?

A friend of mine bought a domain name on 101domains, and now wants to have his website hosted on my servers. I would like to have full control of the DNS records, and thus would like to change the NS ...
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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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Problems Using CloudFlare On Blogger

Here's the situation. I got a TLD for my blogger blog and set it up using the instructions from blogger. Blogger asks to: Add two CNAME records. For the first CNAME, where it says Name, Label or ...
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Is it possible to use domain forwarding with masking without the use of iframe?

I never noticed this before, but one of my sites has domain forwarding with masking enabled, which is adding an iframe to wrap the site. This is bad for SEO and bad for responsive design. Is it ...
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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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Can a website ONLY have a generic top level domain

With the introduction of Generic Top Level Domains that groups can apply for, will it be possible to have a website's host consist of only a top level domain. For example, would it be possible for ...
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Google keeps ranking my main domain instead of my subdomain

At the beginning of February (11-12th), I was splitting my site, which consisted of two very different projects, into each having its own subdomain. My problem is that after two months, Google keeps ...
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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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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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crossdomain.xml file - is it bad?

I have crossdomain.xml in document root of my site with the following contents: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE cross-domain-policy SYSTEM "http://www.macromedia.com/xml/dtds/cross-domain-...
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How can I de-share third level .name domain which would allow me to register the second level domain?

Sometime ago I registered a third level .name domain of the type john.doe.name. I just realised that I could have registered the entire second level domain doe.name, which would grant me control of ...
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What is the safest way to search for domain names availability?

I am victim of Domain name front running. I searched for domain names on some sites & I lost those names soon. Now, what is the safest way to search for availability of domain names ? Using ...
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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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Pointing Domain Name to Microsoft Azure web app and configure the app for the new domain

I have bought a domain name on GoDaddy, hotelmontecristobg.com. I think I have configured it properly because when I browse to hotelmontecristobg.com Error 404 - Web app not found appears which ...
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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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Google Webmaster Tools - Change of Address Tool - Verifying Old Site Issue

Ok, so I have site abc.com that I've moved over to xyz.com All my redirects are working fine and the last step of the move is to file a 'Change of Address' in Google Webmaster Tools. The problem I'...
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Should I buy a really old domain for the purpose of ranking higher in Google?

Will a domain that is fifteen years old with no backlinks rank higher in Google than a 6 month old domain name with no backlinks? Let's take keywords in domain out of the equation and they would ...
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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 ...
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Domain on clientHold from 4 days ago, expires in a year, will it be available before?

So this domain I want is on clientHold status. It's set to expire in about a year from now. Will it end that clientHold state before expiring or will it stay like that for a full year? Thank you!
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Where do domain name hosts get their own domains?

How does a registrar such as GoDaddy or Namecheap acquire their own domains (e.g. https://www.godaddy.com/)? Do they just use their own infrastructure, or do they have to pull some strings related to ...