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 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 ...
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Duplicate domain names - .net and .com Create separate pages, or redirect?

In a SEO point of view: This website has a good amount of traffic for a local business, but also ships some merchandise. While the .net domain (registered first) is associated with the local busines ...
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Point domain to a third party while retaining control over email

I own a domain and I need to point the domain to another domain which I don't own. I'm a contractor for the other company. The want me to do it, but I want to retain autonomy with regards to email ...
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What kinds of issues can one expect when changing a domain names registar? (3 questions) [closed]

Assuming that there are no 'unusual' items that come up, what kind of disruptions can one expect when moving a domain between registrars? I understand some of the below may vary over registrars. But ...
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Curious about a cached old domain

I am a bit curious about my new domain. I had a domain before, let's say http://example.com/. Before expiration of that domain, I bought a new one with the name http://another-domain.com/. I uploaded ...
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Best Strategy for Exact Match Domain (EMD) Along Side Branded Domain

I lucked out and managed to buy a two word .com EMD for the most important key-phrase for our b2b SaaS startup. Shutting down our branded domain isn't an option, we've already got too much invested ...
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SEO and domain name - which shape? [closed]

I just want to register the domain name for my spanish class and wonder, what domain name is beter for this purpose: learningspanish.com or ilearnspanish.com Which one is better? The domain name ...
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Challenge a .name registration?

The Wikipedia page on .name says the following: Registration restrictions: No prior restriction on registration, but registrations can be challenged if not by or on behalf of individual with name ...
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Am I harming myself by having two domains pointing at the same thing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SEO and multiple domains to same site I have a domain I recently purchased. I went ahead and pointed it at my website(via DNS) and by default, my server now serves my ...
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Compare domain names effectiveness

I have a business, it's not purely online, but its presence is mainly online. I have purchased different domain names which I liked. Is there any service that allows you to compare their ...
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Another company has my domain in Japan

I own a company and have the company name registered as a trademark. I just discovered that someone has already bought my company name domain in Japan. So say I own this company japancompany.com and ...
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Moving a Blogspot blog to a new domain?

I have a blog with blogger.com. And I wanted to move it to a domain name now. i have purchased a domain name with go daddy. I have little technical know-how, so would appreciate any help with regards ...
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On what criteria should I evaluate domain registrars?

Though I've been a web developer for a fair amount of time, I am going for the first time to buy a few domain names. I have looked into the domains I'm going to buy and know that they're available, ...
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SEO non-English domain name advice

I'm starting a website, that is meant for a non-English region, using an alphabet that is a bit different than that of English. Current plan is as follows. The website name, and the domain name, will ...
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Prioritize webhost for a domain?

I have a sub domain( I do not own the domain) but using Cpanel I am able to set A, NS, Cname records for a sub domain. What I want to do is to associate the subdomain with two webhost and prioritize ...
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Hosting multiple client website on single hosting account

I'm WebDesigner and I have currently only a few clients for making website. I've unlimited hosting account and I want to host their websites in my account without reseller account (actually it is not ...
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Home pc as server

My dns A-record point to my home PC IP that most of the time is down. Does this fact can cause any troubles with my registrar or there is nothing to be worried?
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.Museum Domain Name Registrar

Anyone know of a reputable domain name company which deals in .museum domain names? Previously we had used DomainBank without much issue. DomainBank was bought by Dotster and am having nothing but ...
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Can someone sue me/take my domain?

I have found a great domain that isn't in use, but the .com and .net domains are already taken. There's nothing on the domains though, it just says they are registered with Network Solutions and are ...
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How to Redirect Multiple Domain Names to a Main site in GAE

I am using google app engine to run a website and I have a website that I would like to be my main page and I have a few other domains that I want to redirect to the main page. The purpose of this is ...
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Pros and Cons of Buying Common Website Mispellings

I own a website that is nicely short but somewhat easy to misspell. I would like to buy the three or four most common mispellings and redirect them all to my main page. Are there any major problems ...
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What is the shortest valid and available numerical domain name? [closed]

559.com is unavailable: 10019976.com is available: But how can I figure out the lowest number available as a ".com" domain name?
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Assigning domains to IP addresses

If I have registered multiple domain names but only intend to use one domain name for the website in question and put 301 redirects in place for all of the others, do I only need assign one domain ...
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How to register a .er domain? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to register a “.er” domain. If so, how? Is there anyway to register a .er (for Eritrea) domain? I can't find information about, either ...
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Content from a domain I used to own is appearing in my twitter feed

I had an old domain with a WordPress setup hosted by GoDaddy. I changed the business name and moved everything over to a new site, new domain, and new host a couple of years ago. I let the old domain ...
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.com vs .me for personal and blogging sites. Which one is good regarding seo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Does Google penalize .me or .tv sites? I basically have a domain under my name with .com extension. I am planning to use it for my portfolio and also as a regular blog. ...