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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 register a domain for someone else?

I want to buy a domain name as a present for a non-technical friend. I therefore want to pay the initial setup cost, but have the account management, and repeat billing under their control. What is ...
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.htaccess rewrite , parked domain on another site to read the proper domain name

I have a parked domain example.co.uk on another domain name web-space in a folder and need to rewrite the domain name in the browser URL as it currently shows the other domain name while browsing and ...
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Redirecting from blogger to custom domain [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to have a blogspot blog in my domain? i have a blog from blogger named as www.myclipta.blogspot.com. i am updating regulary. Then i bought a custom domain with ...
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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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How to create own domain sell company? [closed]

What i wan't i wan't to make my own domain sell company. HOW How can i make what things i need.? Possibilities is it possible to make?
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What are some good services for brainstorming domain name ideas? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a domain search tool on the web that works well? I've run across a few of these but can't remember them right now (and I've probably missed a few good ones). ...
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Which class should I use to register a trademark for my domain?

I want to protect my domain name, so I've been thinking of registering it as a trademark. Does anyone know what class a website would come under (for the registration process)? Also, do you think ...
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should i set up email adress with host or registrar?

I own a website with godaddy.com and have an email address set up with them that came for free when i bought the domain name. they charge for any additional email addresses and they also charge to ...
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By 301 redirect will Google take my new domain as having duplicate content ?

If I do a 301 redirect from Google Webmaster then will Google take my old domain as my new domain ? I mean, my old domain is www.hackinguniverse.org but I want to change my domain as well as name ...
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Who is the official registrar of the .com domain name? [closed]

I know there are official registrars for some domains (especially 2-digit country domains), so are there registrars for all of them? For example, who is the official registrar for .com, .net, or .org? ...
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Why doesn't the .US top-level domain accept two-letter domain names?

As far as I'm aware, almost all TLDs allow for two-letter domain names, such as "is.gd" and "az.com". Why doesn't the .US TLD allow the same?
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Displaying urls with case sensitivity

I just bought the domain name http://www.startupsandfinance.com/. During the registration process I tried to buy it like http://www.StartupsandFinance.com/ but could not do that because they ignored ...
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What are the chances of a claiming a .com domain name from a squatter [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Purchasing a Domain from a Domain Squatter As the question states, if a .com domain is squatted by the usual ad site, what are the chances of getting the domain (not ...
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Decode url in httpd.conf or htaccess

For some reason I am getting 404 errors in my log file because of users trying to access something like http ://www.domain.tld%3Fid%3D222 instead of http://www.domain.tld?id=222 I've unsuccessfully ...
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Website forwarding - actions do not seem to work

I have the following website up and running: www.posti.sh The website is actually on www.myskoob.com/postish/, but I use domain forwarding so that when the user types in www.posti.sh it stays that way ...
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Setting Nameservers to New Website Host While Maintaining External Email Host

I'm setting up a website for the company I work for and I've just purchased a hosting account. They already own their own domain name, but they have an external mail service they would like to keep ...
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Search engines crawling non-existent subdomains

A few years ago, a previous developer added my company's website to a link farm he ran. My company has a wildcard subdomain, so any subdomains will return the user to the homepage. As such, the dev ...
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Verify my website when it is .tk

I'm trying to verify my website so it appears on google, I think, I'm very new with all this. However, it doesn't seem to be an option... My website is host in dropbox and the domain is free. Is that ...
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Using DynDNS to dynamically update your IP address

In this link stark had suggested that I use IP address instead of a domain name. He had also suggested that, if your ip address changes dynamically then the dynamic update client will update the dns ...
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Google results show .info domain instead of .com

I am on shared hosting currently and i registered this account with a .info domain as the main domain.... say MyDomain.info . However, the site runs from MyDomain.com . This is a cpanel based ...
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URL rewrite and domain frame

I have registered the domain www.posti.sh at nic.sh. The website is on the server www.myskoob.com/postish. Unfortunately, nic.sh does not support frames, i.e. that the domain stays posti.sh as it ...
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Should my web app have its own domain name?

I'm going to get a domain name for my personal web page. It will contain my blog, photos and other personal stuff, plus different web apps and tools that I'm working on. I have put quite a lot of ...
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Domain registrar that will allow separate sub domain NS record [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? So I recently found out to my dismay that my domain name registrar does not even support sub domains?! Hence I need ...
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Is it disadvantageous to use a .me domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? In a scenario like the following, should I go for the .net or the .me domain? Assumptions: I have a relatively informal website ...
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What's the difference between an addon domain and redirecting any domain to any subdomain?

Most of the server space vendors have two type of product: They say this much space inside that you can park/add NUMBER OF domain Here also that much space inside that you can only park/add ONE ...
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Can I host a website on a different address from the webmail?

I have what is to me an unusual situation. I have a client for whom I have built a website which I will be hosting, they have been using their domain name for their email addresses for a long period ...
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Buying a domain name after its expire date

I want to register a new domain name but it is already taken. When I visit that domain name it shows some ads by a hosting company. They're not using that domain name for any purpose. whois domain ...
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Two name servers?

I was told by my domain registrar that they require two name servers per domain name. I want to host my own DNS (to try it out, this isn't an important website) on my own server. I only really need ...
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How does linking a domain and hosting work? [closed]

I've looked everywhere for a good explanation of this, but all I get is a tutorial on how to do it instead of what's going on in the background. If someone could go through an example of what's going ...
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How do I properly point sub.domain1.com to sub.domain2.com?

I'm trying to point sub.domain1.com to sub.domain2.com. They are both hosted on different servers. I've tried changing the CNAME, but that is giving me a "You don't have permission." error when I go ...
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SEO: Linking to a domain that redirects to a subdomain

I have: www.mywebsite.com which redirects to en.mywebsite.com, es.mywebsite.com, fr.mywebsite.com depending on the user language, so there's not an indexed website in www.mywebsite.com However, when ...
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How to deal with malicious domain redirections?

It is possible for anybody to buy a domain name containing negative terms and point it to someone's website in order to damage their reputation. For instance someone could buy the domain ...
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Is there a domain search tool on the web that works well?

I would like to search for all available domains ending with a particular word. The best tool I've found for this so far is domainsbot, but it doesn't seem to work as it should (it will only give you ...
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Using another domain with Google App Engine

I'm trying to change my google app engine domain (domain.appspot.com) to the domain I bought from 1&1.com (mydomain.com). I went into the google app engine settings and added the domain. After ...
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Domain Name Squatters Targeting my Domain

About a week ago I did something dumb. I went to network solutions, typed in my current domain name, checked the boxes next to any tld that was available and hit "add to cart". I was curious to ...
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Why can't I use two hyphens in positions 3 and 4 of a domain name?

I've come across a rule, that as far as I can tell, all domain registrars share: That you cannot register a domain that has two hyphens in positions 3 and 4 of the desired domain name. Apart from ...
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Why is nat required when proxy is enough? [closed]

My machine is connected in a local lan. to connect to the internet the traffic goes through proxy server. my understanding of proxy server is that it sends the request on behalf of the original ...
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Confused about domain names

I am confused about the difference between http://www.example.com and http://example.com, is that true "www" is actually the subdomain of domain example.com? Do people usually redirect from ...
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Registering a .CA domain extension, when I'm not a Canadian citizen?

I want to register a domain name that has a .ca extension, but it's asking me if I am current Canadian citizen. What can happen to me if I lie about it and continue with registration?
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Having a domain with the name Google in it

I have a domain name "GooglePlayStall.com". I want to know, will Google penalize me for using their name in domain? I want to make this site as a "Fan version" of "GooglePlay". I will pick ...
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How to point one sub-domain to another sub-domain and they can be used interchangeably

I'm trying to do this secure.domain2.com -loads content from- secure.domain1.com So if somebody goes to secure.domain2.com it will load the content of secure.domain1.com Note that I don't want a ...
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Registering a bt domain name (bhutan)

I need to register a domain name that ends in .bt, which is Bhutan. I'm finding a few (expectedly) shady sites that offer it, including rwgusa.com. Any experience with them or anyone else that can ...
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Seo and domain change

I had my website on mydomain.com for a few years and was number 1 on Google for my market. Due to a bad registrar and my own lazynes i lost my .com a year ago and it has taken me nearly a year to get ...
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How to add multiple websites on a single IP address?

I have a VDS server and a dedicated IP address. The question is how to add multiple sites in a single domain? For example I have 3 sites as below: www.company.co www.webdesign.com www.inet.com ...
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Wordpress doesn't use domain on anything apart from the home page

I have WordPress installed on a GoDaddy deluxe account. I'm using this account to host multiple sites and just map the domains to the folder: i.e. www.mysite.com/awesome would be www.awesomesite.com. ...
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Web hosting announced downtime and how it affects FORWARD domain names?

Our web hosting provider that holds our FORWARD domain names announced that at some point in the next couple weeks they will be migrating servers and that this will cause a 5-10 minute downtime at ...
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How to create a cloud server based website? [closed]

i have bought a domain from go daddy. i have bought a cloud hosting windows 2008 server from rack space. how do i link my domain to my host server and how do i utilize Dreamweaver/fireworks to create ...
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What happens if I turn off registrar lock for my domain?

Does that mean anyone can steal it and I will have to kiss my domain name goodbye?
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MX records of a domain - why are they editable from a hosting panel?

I have a domain, registered at company A. In the domain manager panel at this company I can edit DNS records of my domain, including MX records. That's understandable. I changed them. But, the ...
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Purchase existing domain and transfer to new registrar

I am purchasing an existing domain from the owner who has it registered with GoDaddy. I want to transfer the domain to another registrar and of course have it under my name. If they update the ...