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 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 ...
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Point domain to new host - changed nameservers, now what?

This is driving me nuts, because I know I'm missing something simple. I've read numerous articles/posts about how to point (not transfer) your domain to a new web host. They all say to change the name ...
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I own a domain name. Can people view my personal registered info?

Is my information protected? Or can someone tell where I live by my domain name? Why do hosting services offer a protected information service for extra money? How can I view that information?
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Why Is Another Domain Resolving To My IP Address?

I'm not really sure if this is something that I should worry about... I'm currently renting a dedicated server which is hosting a website I've created. The domain of the website was registered with ...
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What are the chances a domain doesn't get renewed?

All registrars have the "backorder" thing, so they will register the domain for you if the owner doesn't renew. I was wondering how many of the total registered domains get renewed? Are there some ...
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Is it a bad idea to register domains [closed]

...with the same registrar? Should I register each domain with a different registrar? Like domain.com on godaddy, domain.org on name.com etc. So in case one registrar steals your domain, you still ...
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3 language website using subdomains and mapped domains. Add subdomains or mapped domains to WMT?

I have a new wordpress multisite setup. The main language is Italian and there are two subdomains using en and de for english and german. There is no auto translation plugins being used. The ...
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SEO and unique IDs in urls

I have a web site who's home page is at http://domain.com when a new user first hits the web site I'm creating a unique id of 5 chars for them (for example 'abcde' and redirecting them to ...
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2 domains 1 host package

I have a windows web hosting package. I have 2 different domain names. Can i point my first domain to the the hosting package and then run BlogEngine.NET and then point the second domain to the ...
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How can I register a domain that requires country residency? [closed]

I tried to register a .pm domain from ovh.co.uk, but they e-mailed me saying they want valid proof that I am a resident of the United Kingdom. I currently live in the United States though. I am aware ...
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What is required to register .com.au domains?

I have a website that allows people to search for instructors. It's currently working in the USA and UK. I'm wanting to start marketing the website to the Australian market, and so have been looking ...
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How to register a .cn domain

I would like to register a .cn domain. I found the below pages which list the officially accredited registrars: -based in China: http://www.cnnic.net.cn/html/Dir/2007/06/05/4635.htm -based outside ...
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Extraction of whois data for country level domains( .us/.uk etc) [closed]

I'm using Domaintools.com whois api to get the whois info about domains. But they don't have data for country level domains like .us/.au etc. Is there any place I get the whois info using some api ...
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Where can I download list of all .com domains registered in the world [closed]

I just need registered .com domain names. I know this list is available at: ...
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Best way to move your domain and keep the Google position

I have to move one domain to a new one which is semantically better for SEO. I would like to know the best way to do it so that the new domain keeps the google position. I know the basic steps: to ...
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Redirect primary domain to parked domain

The problem is as follows: We already have registered domain name (example.com.hr) via a Croatian domain name provider. During the web hosting registration process, the registrar doesn't offer a ...
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Appropriate designation for a personal email address at yourname.com [closed]

Say your name is John Doe, and you own johndoe.com. What are the best practices for identifying your personal email at that domain? john@johndoe.com is redundant me@johndoe.com seems a bit juvenile ...
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Web hosting company basically forces me to use their domain name [closed]

I've recently stumbled upon an unusual problem with one of hosting companies called giga-international.com. Anyway, I've ordered com.hr domain from Croatian domain name registration company, and my ...
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URLs - Hyphens or keywords?

Let's say I have an online database. The domain names somethingdatabase.* are taken. seomoz says that Hyphens detract from credibility and can act as a spam indicator and also says that ...
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Transfer of Domain When Hosting Site No Longer Exists

I've a question about transferring a domain onto another hosting provider. I've bought a domain from managedphp.com with registrar from Enom, Inc. I would like to get hosting from another provider ...
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Web stalker has purchased a domain name that uses my personal name, web page is defamatory [closed]

We have been unsuccessful in persuading a stalker's website host to release the domain name he purchased which is my own personal name, e.g., PERSONALNAME.com. You will find my name below in the ...
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DNS hosting better managed by Domain provider or Hosting provider?

Is it better to let DNS be managed by Domain Provider like GoDaddy/Namecheap or point the nameservers to hosting providers like Linode? What are the differences and disadvantages/advantages of both?
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Is it a bad practice to register sntsh.com if my name is Santosh?

My name is Santosh but I can't register a santosh.com because it is already taken. Most extensions for Santosh are already taken. I was trying to register a domain with .sh extension but santo.sh ...