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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Subdomain 000Webhost [closed]

I'm currently learning to create a blog using wordpress.org. My site is hosted free on 000webhost. I have trouble creating a Subdomain for my website. This is what I have done so far. Somebody please ...
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How To: Buy a Domain From a Private Seller

I'm buying a domain name from a private seller, and obviously I don't want to get scammed. What is the appropriate method of buying a domain name from a private seller. Do we go through the domain ...
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Setting up multiple domains on one Cpanel account

I set up an account on Cpanel for a domain "abc.com". However, if I wanted to point the A record for "def.com" to abc's existing account, what changes would I have to make server side? I'm aware that ...
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How can I find common misspellings for my domain name?

I'd like to register misspellings for my domain name, but I don't want to speculatively register a zillion "just guessing" forms. For example, this tool offers the following options in a Keyword Typo ...
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Questions regarding web hosting

I'm about to purchase a shared web hosting plan at dreamhost but I have a few questions before I do. Since I live in Sweden and gonna register a domain in the U.S I don't really know the laws ...
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Will history of a domain affect rankings for new site?

Bought the domain and initially parked the domain. Google did not rank the domain because it was parked, it has however began to index in the last day or so. My question is will the fact that the site ...
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Are co.uk domains and the likes subdomains?

I was wondering, are co.uk domains and others with an additional dot subdomains? If not, why not, and if so, can you create sub-sub domains?
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Transferring exotic domain names to major registrars

I am new to buying domain names and know they can be transferred from one registrar to another. Are there any limitations? Some registrars describe how to transfer domains from specific registrars, ...
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which domain name is better and why? [closed]

I am developing a website which has many poems. The users can read and share poems. Which of the following domain names would be better for seo and why? sharebestpoems .com poemsilike .com ilovepoems ...
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Can I register or renew a domain name without going through a commercial site?

If I want to register or renew www.therandomcatsite.com, I know for sure that I can pay GoDaddy about $12 to do so, and GoDaddy notes that the ICANN fee is $0.18. Is it possible to personally file a ...
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301 redirects, site files

Is it possible to have a 301 redirect without moving files? I have a site currently at a .ca domain. Now I want the primary domain to be .org. I would like to do this in a way that is search engine ...
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Setting up domain name and email servers for VPS [closed]

These are very beginner questions. I just got an instance of VPS with no domain name yet. The only way I can access my VPS is through SSH to a static IP. (1) How do I register a domain name and host ...
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How can a company get the most out of their domain name? [closed]

Our company has a domain name (say example.com). What are the best practices we should undertake? What can we do to avoid well known risks? How can we be as client-friendly as possible? Some ...
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how do I get my friend to see my domain?

How do I allow my friend to see a web site via an unregistered domain name and not via a direct IP address. I'm using Xampp 1.8.1 and have my ports forwarded.
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How to copy Wordpress website within same hosting?

I use bluhost web hosting. I already have mysite1.com. I want to copy this website to different domains within the same hosting, eg. mysite2.com, mysite3.com, and so on. All sites will have the same ...
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One domain name - two servers?

I am launching a website now and my boss has bought a hosting service in one webservice company, but they don't support what I need, then we bought another one where we get the support that we need. ...
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How do I go about assigning my computer to my domain name?

I've just registered a domain name, just to test how uploading a website works (I've made heaps, but never uploaded one), and I am unsure of where to go next. I wish to use my own personal computer ...
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Need advice on 301 redirect from hyphenated domain to

I have been an online service since 2005 and have gained some good ranking on Google and other search engines. My domain name is for example is: www.smart-service.co.uk. I have recently got hold of ...
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Nameserver problem

I recently bought a new VPS, and I was trying to set private nameservers in my domain cPanel. I went ahead and added 4 A records: ns1.mydomain.com - points to my IP ns2.mydomain.com - points to my ...
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Website Registration Date

I recently registered a website : cinematrailers.net. I was aware that this domain was expired ( registered in 2007 until 2011) My question is when I go to view the registration date on this domain, ...
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Taking advantage of a portfolio of quality domain names [closed]

I own about 20 quality domain names (brandable/memorable, letters only .com) that include keywords relating to my web site. Most of them were purchased during the process of selecting a brand. What ...
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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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Pointing .co.uk, .org & .info to main .com domain

I have a client who has multiple domains .co.uk, .org and .info and would like to point them to the main .com domain name. They have changed the nameservers of the .co.uk, .org and .info domains. ...
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Are there any services that sell 'packs' of domain names? [closed]

Are there any services that sell 'packs' of domain names? What I'm looking for is a service that will allow me to buy, for example, 50 random domain names. I don't care what the names are, they could ...
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Page for page redirect in Google App Engine

I have recently changed domain name for a webapp I run on Google App Engine and I am wondering if there is a simple way to do a page for page redirect from my old website to the new domain. ...
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Domain name made of keywords redirecting to main website's page

Let's say I have a website called books.com where I sell books. I've read on Redirecting different domains to your main site that it's not a bad idea to register another domain that does a 301 ...
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Migrate add-on domain olddomain.com to newdomain.com

I have 2 domains that are registered at GoDaddy : domaina.com (not hosted, only domain name is registered to GD) domainb.com (hosted at a different webhost, domain name registered to GD) ...
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301 re-direct all external links to new domain

I have changed the main domain to a sub-domain & would like to re-direct all external links to the new sub domain. Have read a few articles but having no luck editing the .htaccess as it might be ...
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Redirect subdomain to local PC

I have a home web server which is constantly running. Is it possible to create a subdomain which would redirect traffic to another local PC? For example, I have one Server and one notebook (with web ...
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How do I add custom nameservers to a domain

How to use a custom nameserver for my domain (like ns1.mydomain.com, ns2.mydomain) instead of ns1.hostingcompany.com, ns2.hostingcompany.com? Will a CNAME help?
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Dedicated domain name VS just folders under a single domain

I run WordPress-Multisite for several sites. Each of these sites resolve under a single domain, e.g. example.com/foo/, example.com/bar/. I also have domain names for these e.g. foo.com, bar.com which ...
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Is it fine to put different category of stuff in a single domain name?

I own a website which is regarding startups and finance. I am looking forward to work on Wordpress programming in which I would be selling wordpress themes. I thought of buying a domain name for ...
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Subdomain in Drupal to an already existing site

I would like to add to an existing site, which wasn't written in Drupal, a sub site, which is in Drupal. The existing site already has a domain, and this would be a sub domain. I'm using Apache2 and ...
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Do iframes have access to the cookies of the hosting domain?

We want to build an ad-frame which will run on external sites (e.g. YYY.com). The external site will place an iframe to our site (ZZZ.com/ourAdContent.html) and we will show some ads in this frame. ...
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Registered office as domain name whois address

if I have a company that has a registered office (not a real one) in London, is it ok to use that address as the one for my domain name?
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Strategy for hosting 700+ domains names, each with a static HTML site

I have a portfolio of more than 700 domain names, and ideally I'd like to put up a single-page HTML/CSS/JavaScript webpage for each domain. Is there a system/strategy/workflow that will allow me to: ...
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More confusion over SEO Cname and 301 redirect

Previous answers on this topic don't really help me with my query, so any help appreciated for a bit of a newbie. I have a new domain "domain#1.mobi" Its hosted with godaddy and has a cname and ...
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SEO impact on subdomain for full name and obscure ccTLD

There have been a few questions on subdomains and their impact on SEO, mostly in comparison to subfolders. The closest I've found is this question but it still doesn't completely answer my query. ...
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Website still blocked after hack

I manage a website that was hacked a few months ago (I wasn't the webmaster then), it was running on Joomla. I have manages to redo the website with custom codes (php/mysql), but it still some ...
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What is the best email address for a personal website with my name as the .com domain name? [closed]

I convinced one of my creative friends to finally purchase his own name as a domain name and start a portfolio. It has been years coming, but mission finally accomplished. Now I am helping him build ...
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May I face problems with expired domains in Google Apps / Webmaster / Analytics?

I want to buy an expired domain name. It was dropped 4 times before. Is it safe to buy expired domain name? May I face problems with Google Apps / Google Webmaster / Google Analytics if previous ...
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How to monitor traffic from domains forwarding?

I have suppose 10 domains all redirecting( using godaddy forwarding) to example.com. Is there a way I can monitor traffic from these 10 domains ? Probably some how in Google Analytics or some other ...
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How to take off .html from domain.com/page.html

I am using cPanel to build a website and I am not sure how to take the .html or .php file extension off my webpages. Usually I will use a python framework and I do the routing manually but I am not ...
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Issue tracking multiple domains with Google Analytics

I have 2 domains mydomain.com and mydomain.net which I'm trying to track with the same GA code. Here are the options I turned on: Subdomains of mydomain ON Examples: www.mydomain.com -and- ...
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Recovering domain name from a person I can't find

I have a problem with one domain and I have no idea how to go about it. I am volunteering for a small charity in Sheffield (UK), more specifically I am redoing their website. A while ago (few years) ...
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How to use Cloudflare and Namecheap email forwarding at the same time?

I want to use Cloudflare, and it requires that I use their nameservers. The problem is that I'm using some features from Namecheap like email forwarding, which will be disabled (if I didn't get it ...
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Changing domain name - what are the practical steps involved [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rename a domain and preserve PageRank? I launched a website a couple of years ago, bright eyed and bushy tailed, with dreams of conquering the world. ...
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www subdomain for my webpage

How many customer do I lose if my webpage is not accessible from www subdomain. Can anyone who has webpage analytics with large number of visitors provide me statistic how many users use ...
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Are there any risk if your DNS's SOA or admin contact are using the same domain as the DNS

For example, Google.com [1] The SOA email is : dns-admin.google.com The contact is: Administrative Contact: DNS Admin Google Inc. dns-admin.google.com As you can see, both are using ...
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Transition to new site

I'm almost finished rewriting the website for a non-profit organization. The existing site receives ~5,000 a month. The new site is being written in ASP.Net and the existing site is PHP. The current ...