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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General Properties\Legal Domain warning on flash

I had a website containing 2 flash items (menu and banner). Everthing were fine, but for some reasons I had to change its hosting to a new server. Now, I have a warning frame on the banner that says: ...
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Migrating a national website to an international version

I don't know if this is the right place to ask this. I have a Persian web service (online diaries): 31shab.com and it's been operating successfully for a year, and we've decided to create an ...
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How can I browse to my new hosting site using browser?

Hi I have a new hosting site and my domain is still redirecting to my old domain.I have now my shared IP address and ftp details. How can I browse my new hosting site using http://ipaddress/foldername ...
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Show index page of domain1 when user enters the URL of domain2

I have two domains: www.domain1.com and www.domain2.com. I want to implement the following scenario: Whenever a user enters www.domain2.com, the browser should display contents of www.domain1.com but ...
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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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domain.com/blog vs blog.domain.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I'm about to start my own blog (adding it to a domain already owned by me) and I'm wondering what is the best way to set it up. There are ...
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Three word domain name [closed]

I need to buy a new 3 word domain name. Which domain name is more worth or more preferred by users? my-example-domain.com or myexampledomain.com Thanks Tom
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Domain Redirect

I have one domain name & hosting package but would like to add another site (with a different address) to that host. Do I have to purchase from the same provider? Can I purchase the domain ...
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Just bought a domain, setting up a couple server applications for the first time [closed]

I recently bought a domain, mainly for website experimentation, game servers and a ventrillo server. I'm running all this from my home computer, and I am using freedns.afraid.org as my dns nameserver. ...
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How much significance does Google give to the presence of search terms in the domain name?

When setting up a new website, how important is it to include keywords and potential search terms in the actual domain name? How heavily is this weighted when it comes to ranking highly on google ...
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eNom .com domain in reactivation period, expires in 2012

There is a .com domain which I want to backorder (with eNoms NameJet). It's whois has been cleared to 'Reactivation Period'. Registrar is eNom. Reactivation Period means that the domain is ...
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Free domains for site names? [closed]

I am going to create a forum for my clan from a game and I was looking for a way to point/redirect to an ugly/long domain name from a shorter domain name. I am looking for a provider similar to ...
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Google analytics and multiple domains

I need some urgent advice please with regard to Google analytics and multiple domains, and how best to handle them. Got a very sensitive customer who has a number of domains: EG ...
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How to host a single website on multiple servers?

I'm planning on releasing an iOS app that downloads video from my server. If hundreds of people on the launch day try to do this, then my website and the services that my server provides will clearly ...
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whois shows status “pending delete”

I want to buy a domain that is in a status pendingDelete. who.is shows: Registrar: NAMEKING.COM, INC. Whois Server: whois.nameking.com Referral URL: http://www.nameking.com Status: pendingDelete ...
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WMT Change of Address Question

I may be splitting hairs here, but the Change of Address form on WMT states "new" domain: If you've moved your site to a new domain, you can use the Change of address tool to tell Google about ...
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Should your Nameservers be under a Different Domain

I notice that, with most of the web hosts I use, they provide nameserver addresses under their main domain (or a related domain). For example Mediatemple provides name servers which are: ...
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Access a PLESK website before propagation?

My web host uses Plesk and I want to know if there is anyway to access and view a website (with PHP and other processes being functional) without propagation of the domain name? I have found ...
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Tips for breaking into domain brokering? [closed]

As a web developer I consider myself fairly familiar with SEO and website structure in terms of advising clients where there is room for improvement and such, however recently a client of mine asked ...
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Domain Name protection

I have purchased a domain name and I don't have plan to launch my website in the next few months. But one thing I am worrying about is that if in the mean time someone else uses my domain name for ...
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How to edit the pages on your domain on Godaddy?

I bought a domain from godaddy.com and I was wondering how to I edit the information on the webpage? Like html FTP and such. And sorry if this isn't on the correct stack website, but this seems like ...
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Does naming my website like this cause a copyright infrigment?

I want to create a website for a particular industry. There is a term that is used quite widely in the industry - for the sake of argument, lets say the expression is "great scott". The term is used ...
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Keyword in sub-domain good or keyword in sub folder? Which is good to manage? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory Keyword in sub-domain good or keyword in sub folder keyword.abc.com or abc.com/keyword/ Which of this two is good to manage?
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A record DNS, nameserver help [closed]

I just installed kloxo on my vps and I want to link my domain to that server...which it sort of already is...I made it connect to it via an A record. That works, like the IP is pointing to my server ...
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enable email on Godaddy when using Zerigo on Heroku hosted app

A little recap of what I have done ... and then my questions Q1, Q2 and Q3 1 - I developed a RoR app that I deployed on Heroku. biowatts.heroku.com 2 - I bought a domain name at GoDaddy: ...
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Site not accessible without www in url - Error 400 bad request

A site that I am developing works with the format www.domain.com but when typing the domain without the www i.e domain.com I receive a error 400 bad request. How can I enable non-www for my site.
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SEO and domains

Is it important for SEO, with which company a domain name is registered? And more particular - is it okay to have my domain registered here: MinmaxGroup? Or would be I better off transferring it to ...
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What registrars can I use to transfer a .co.uk domain?

I am taking over a .co.uk domain from another party and need a reputable registrar. Network Solutions and Godaddy both state they can't handle .co.uk domains. What other reputable registrars can ...
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Difference between mail. and pop. & smtp.?

When hosting a website I often notice that all of the following are defined under DNS: POP = mail.example.com SMTP = mail.example.com versus POP = pop.example.com SMTP = smtp.example.com Is it ...
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Domain ownership issue with Google AdSense even I have added ownership page

I am facing domain ownership issue on my www.videoonfacebook.com site I have made ownership page and resubmitted! but same reply?
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Does Having top domain helps in getting better rankings in SERP

Recently i came across an article claiming free sub domains like blogspot,tumbler, wordpress etc are not ranked well in SERP & top domains are ranked better. Is it true? suppose there are 2 ...
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Google Analytics - www version and non-www version

We have been using Google Analytics for a site http://example.com (non-www version). In a recent update, we have moved the site to http://www.example.com (www-version) with a 301 redirect from the ...
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Rank value of domain extensions in Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? Is there any definitive information on how google values different domain extensions in its ranking algorithms? My assumption, ...
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Importance of having EDU backlinks

I've built a few links on 50 EDU / GOV websites. 1 of them has PR 8, 3 of them have PR 7, 8 of them PR6,7 of them PR5,12 of them PR4,8 of them PR3, 1 of them PR2, 6 of them PR1, 10 of them PR0. My ...
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Is it necessary to buy a WAP domain or just creating subdomain like wap.xxxx.com

We planning to launch mobile WAP site to our exiting customer lead tracking website is it necessary to buy WAP domain or else creating subdomain for existing domain like wap.xxx.com.
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Permanent redirect to different domain followed by temporary redirect to folder

I have old-domain.com which I want to migrate to new-domain.com. However, the content on the old domain is, well, old. And I'm currently in the process of redesigning my whole site. My idea is to do ...
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Moving a domain and staging url

I have a website with web hosting I am planning on switching away from (Windows Server). So I got a hosting plan with a linux server and I was going to build a site there using Perch CMS. Right now ...
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How to protect a domain [closed]

I have a domain and I worry how to protect its. My question is: What step that I must do to protect my domain name and any suggests to enhance protection domain from thief ? thanks advance
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Subdomain versus .mobi domain

I'm planning to extend an existing website by a version which is optimized for mobile devices. Would it be a good idea to register a .mobi domain or is it better to use a subdomain (for ...
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Building a brand around a domain / word that has UK & American spellings

I'm trying to decide if I should run with an idea I have for a website, and the domain would contain a word that has an American and UK spelling. I can only purchase one of the spellings. I've ...
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parked domain on plesk have error 500

I parked the raf-sales.net domain on raf.ir but i have this error: Server Error in '/' Application. :| I hate Plesk and have not any idea to fix this problem! :| ...
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What happens when a domain name reached it's expiration date? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: when does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it As my title says, my question is when can I buy a domain name when it will be expired in the ...
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How do I transfer my email-hosting, and keep my domain name?

I have bought a domain name and some email hosting from a company (PurpleCloud). I want to get my email hosting from another company. (Fastmail). I don't care who I register my domain with. (it's ...
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How hard is to be the anonymous owner of a website?

I'd like to create a website with a very radical political message. It won't be unethical (encouraging violence, etc) but I feel the points I plan to list in it will definitely make me a lot of ...
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Domain from A and hosting from B

I have buyed domain from one company and hosting from another. On hosting company website finded DNS addresses and applied them to domain hosting website(changed DNS) I done it yesterday, so today it ...
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Is it wise to use a country-based tld when a .com already exists, but is “Under Construction”?

So I have an idea I want to try for a side-business, and it's web-based. I think about names, and find one I like, let's pretend it's wibblewobble. I check for wibblewobble.com and it's taken, but ...
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Is there such a thing as an “exact match subdomain”?

Google's exact match domain SEO boost is well publicised (including in a recent Stack Exchange podcast). But is there any evidence that an "exact match subdomain" gets any kind of boost? I'm talking ...
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The best way to snatch an expiring domain?

There's a domain that I've been looking to acquire that is expiring on the 30th of this month. I don't think it is very popular, and the guy hasn't seemed to update the website in two years now. So, ...
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Short brandable domain vs. long keyword domain

I need a counsel about my websites' domain. Let's say I have just bought two domains: xyz.com and xyzphotography.com. As we can see, the first one is shorter but way less meaningful than the second ...
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What's your thoughts about .it instead of .com? [closed]

I'm thinking of using a my-new-webapp.it instead of my-new-webapp.com (since it's already in use by someone else) What's your thoughts about the .it top domain? Does it feels foreign compared to ...