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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Process of automating domain registration?

I have a website where users register domain.com/user/username. I'd like to add a feature where users can search for and purchase a domain name that maps back to that URL. I'm not sure how big of a ...
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I am looking for a good free domain [closed]

I am looking for a good free domain based upon these criteria : 1. No ads. 2. Full DNS management. 3. Free renewal for both personal and business use. 4. No any requirement to maintain the domain ...
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How do I change where a domain points to?

I've just finished making a website for my dad and need to get it on line. He has a domain already (and I have access to the admin panel for that on 'fasthosts') and my mum already has some server ...
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Configuring A Subdomain (cPanel) - www works, subdomain on it's own doesn't

I've created a sub domain on my website using cPanel at test.mydomain.com, and this created a folder in my main 'www' directory called test. In this folder is a folder called cgi-bin, and it seems to ...
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What is the safest way to search for domain names availability?

I am victim of Domain name front running. I searched for domain names on some sites & I lost those names soon. Now, what is the safest way to search for availability of domain names ? Using ...
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How to register a single character SLD

Most of the major registrars have a 3 character minimum for second-level domains. However, I know that it's possible to register them. (a.cc, o.co) You can ever register single unicode domain names ...
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.in Domains for less then $2 [closed]

Can anyone suggest me .in domains for less then $2 per year. It would be nice to have some type of email hosting with it. I am looking to setup some domain forwarding and tinyURL like site, So it ...
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CNAME | A-Record | MX Record | Problems

I have a domain (e.g. domain1.com) and I only want to CNAME re-point the A-Record to domain2.com CNAME re-pointing will affect both A-Record and MX-Record. I do not want to affect the MX record, but ...
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Google Site SEO after domain mapping change

I have a google site https://sites.google.com/a/fractalsystems.org/buuf-decisions/ which used to be mapped http://buuf.fractalsystems.org Since stripping away that mapping SEO has not changed and it ...
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Can I buy a domain from one company and use it at another web host?

I've been out of the loop of this kind of stuff for a while but can someone please explain to me how buying a domain name and then getting it hosted works. Let's say if for example I bought a domain ...
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Advantage of using a domain purchasing service through your registrar vs. and independent domain buying service?

Is there much of an advantage of using a domain purchasing service through your registrar vs. and independent domain buying service?
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Domain name at different host to website

I have someone I'm making a website for with a domain name and current website hosted at fasthosts. I've built them a website hosted at a different host, unlimited web hosting. The website I've made ...
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Will having multiple domains with redirects to my main domain have an impact on search rankings? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could I buy a domain name to increase traffic to my site like this? If I register 10 or so related domain names and 301-redirect them all to appropriate pages within my ...
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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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example.com/blog vs blog.example.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 ...