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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When will my old page stop appearing on Google? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Old pages still appearing in Google? I recently bought a new address for my Blogger blog, from yannbane.blogspot.com to www.yannbane.com. However, www.yannbane.com ...
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My Herokuapp is inaccessible from custom domain name

I have a Heroku app that is located at myapp.herokuapp.com. I have mapped a domain name to this app, using the A properties. I followed the instructions on Heroku's website to the letter, and it ...
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Access site not working for the owner

I made a website, and it works for everyone except for the site owner, who cannot access the site. He gets a "server could not be found" error. I went to his house and the issue occurs for all of his ...
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Changing my domain name - need a checklist

I have a web site currently with say 'a.com', with a quite good Google rankings and a hit rate. Now due to some change in business needs I need to change my domain name to 'b.com'. Can you provide ...
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Subdomains vs. subdirectory – status as of 2012.

This following question by Jeff was in 2010 and I wanted to check how things have changed in the past 2 years. My problem: I run a site with most of the content distributed to subdomains that’s are ...
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Use new hosting which is already used buy a domain, for a new domain

I am new to web hosting n stuffs, I am having a domain called www.yassershaikh.com from domainz.in, from where I had taken a LINUX hosting. I am running a wordpress blog there. Now I have taken a ...
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Domain Name Expired, Will My Backorder Work?

I'm interested in a domain name that expired August 9, 2012 and backordered it a few months ago. When I check the status of the domain name, it is listed as "autoRenewPeriod". It has a new expiration ...
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Cheap Bulk Domain Registration

I have 6-7 domain names that I have thought of and I'm planning to buy it in bulk so that I can save. Or am I wrong on this? In my case, since its my first time to this hosting/domain registration, ...
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Allow a web designer to modify DNS without letting them transfer the domain?

We are in the process of having a web designer create a new website for us, but I don't want to give access to the control panel for the domain names (and have no way to limit it, it seems), while at ...
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Advantages of country TLD vs. .com

I want to get a domain for my site. The site's topic would be about Vienna, but the content will be in English. I was thinking, if I should get .com domain or .at domain. .at is both much cheaper ...
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Changed plesk root name, what DNS settings get modified?

We recently changed our Plesk server's main URL from siteold.com to sitenew.com. Many websites had their NS set to ns1.siteold.com - does Plesk automatically update that to need ns1.sitenew.com? ...
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Google analytics tracking www and no-www domains

Our website is set up to direct all traffic for www.example.com to example.com with a line in the htaccess file. With Google analytics new in page analytics feature we are thinking of removing the ...
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Change A-Record in Hetzner Konsoleh

I am a Hetzner level 19 shared hosting client and would like to change the A-record for my domain. When I log in to konsoleh, I see which IP-address it points to at the moment, but not where I can ...
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Three-month freeze on domain transfers?

I am planning on hosting a web app on Google App Engine. I am planning on buying the domain from GoDaddy. Will I have to wait 3 months before I can transfer the domain from GoDaddy to GAE (or at least ...
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expired domains database

Does anyone know of a reliable expired domains database that I download and query against, without needing to connect through an API? Also, something that has older data would be nice. If such a ...
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How to avoid fraud when purchasing a domain

I have approached a domain owner about purchasing their domain. We have agreed on a price, what is the safest/best way to send them payment and ensure I receive the domain?
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Sharing one static ip for both ftp and www service

Trying to figure out how to update the Zone record and configure webserver so that one application on the webserver is accessible by public. I'm completely not good at ...
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Why do differant domains have differant prices? [closed]

Why are .com domains cheaper than less common domains? I was recently looking at getting a .mu domain, and was surprised that the "cheapest" price I could find was $58 (less if gotten for more years), ...
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Challenging nameserver problem

I really appreciate you reading this. I have spent close to 6 months putting my soul into creating my first ruby on rails app, and now my site is all buggered up SEO-wise and I'm really bummed. I'm ...
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Register a domain name [closed]

Hello I am new at this and so i've come on here hoping I would get some answers. I would like to register a domain name and I already have a hosting site, so I would have to just make sure I change ...
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What is best for SEO: 2 domain names or 2 sites under same domain?

I have a site www.product.com and another site www.productblogg.com. The content is different on the 2 sites but they "talk" about the same product. and... the www.productblogg.com use a ...
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What is better with 3 languages: domain-lang.org x 3, domain.org/lang or lang.domain.org? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How should I structure my urls for both SEO and localization? I have three domains for similar content in three languages. One in each. I have now been told that the ...
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Which is better: Inbound links to a single site or spread over multiple sites?

If I have 1000 external links with 50 distinct keywords, is it better to direct them all at one site or 10 different sites? The numbers are just examples.
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WordPress with .tel domains, is it possible?

Is it possible to host a WordPress site with .tel domain. When I checked for .tel extension website, all the site's are similar in design.
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How to host a simple website using a domain name I own

I'm familiar with hosting webapps when I'm doing "the whole shebang" of installing / configuring / setting up Apache/Tomcat/PostreSQL / "coding" the website myself using HTML / JSP / CSS etc. on ...
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How can a domain use its own nameservers?

I have to change the MX DNS records for our company domain name and I've come across this odd situation: A whois search shows up that the nameservers for ourcompany.com are ns1.ourcompany.com and ...
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Role of a domain registrar

Few months back I bought a domain name and started using it through custom domain feature of Google Blogger. Since then my site was unavailable several times with different error forms: A 'Not ...
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Having either www.domainname.com or domainname.com is really required? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: www and non www can suffer duplicated content When I go for any website review the first point I get from the reviewers is both of my www and non www domains should ...
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Domain Name Registration via Microsoft?

Is it possible to get Domain Name Registration services through Microsoft? I am currently using two well-known companies for two different domains and I am not happy with either of them. One of the ...
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Huge company wants my domain name

Not sure if this is the right place to ask but I'll give it a go. I simply require a little advice; A very large hosted e-commerce platform emailed me a while back and basically asked me to transfer ...
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Configuring my domains for best search engine results

Couldn't think of a more decent question title, sorry. Basically, I have 3 domain names: mydomain.com mydomain.net mydomain.co.uk The website is actually hosted at the .co.uk address, using ...
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Is it o.k. to have a domain name which happens to also be the title of a book?

For example, I would like to use the domain "stuckinthemiddle.com", but "Stuck in the Middle" is also the title of a book. Can I get sued on copyright terms? I checked this question, and according to ...
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What happened to the test@domain.tld syntax?

I can remember that some years ago several providers advertised the possibility to use the @ syntax instead of general subdomains with their DNS service. Today, I can't find any documentation or hints ...
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Is there a point to redirecting our collection of purchased domains?

We have 200+ domain names that we have purchased to prevent them from being poached and misused. These additional domains are not indexed, crawled or linked to. Is there a point to actually setting ...
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WHOIS domain name expiry date long over due

I just looked up this domain I was interested in obtaining but when I got the WHOIS info it showed this: Created On:31-Dec-2004 18:18:31 UTC Last Updated On:31-Dec-2004 18:18:36 UTC Expiration ...
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Use a custom domain and point to Tumblr blog

My domain mydomain.com is registered with GoDaddy. I wish to host my Tumblr blog on this domain with Nearly Free Speech hosting. My active nameservers at GoDaddy already point to my authoritative ...
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Using both .co.uk and .com domain

We presently have a .co.uk domain that has been live now for around 9-10 months, recently the .com version of this domain has become available and we've purchased based on reading that suggests you ...
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How to create an own domain name servers

i bought an domain from bigrock ,which has dns1.digrock.com and dsn2.bigrock.com as name servers . but some website have there own domain name dns1.domain.com. Is it possible to create an own ...
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SEO and Spelling mistakes in keyword [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will replacing 'to' with 2 or 'for' with 4 improve my site's PageRank I am about to register a domain name (suppose) someone.com (with proper ...
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How do I set up a double domain like domain2.mydomain.com and mydomain.com?

I would like to set up a server similar to Google's. Their domain acts like a double domain, like you can use these URLS, "play.Google.com" or "apps.Google.com", to go to different sites.. For ...
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How does the Keyword Order in the domain name effects SEO?

From the Google keyword research tool, I see "chuck norris jokes" has global 246,000 searches. And again searching "jokes chuck norris" has the same search result. But as see, order of keyword in ...
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When acquiring a domain name for product xyz, is it still important to buy .net and .org versions too?

I am buying a domain name for service xyz and obviously I have bought .com in the first place. In the past it was automatic to also buy the .net and .org versions. However, I've been asking myself, ...
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SEO and multiple domains to same site

I have one website. I have two domain names that I want to point to the same site install. So whether you go to name-one.com or name-two.com you see the exact same site. Now, I can either set up ...
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Is a good technique to buy abandoned domains to get link juice? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could I buy a domain name to increase traffic to my site like this? Yesterday I was discussing with a friend an idea he had. To promote your site about, for example, ...
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How do I prevent access to an add-on domain's root directory from main hosting domain name

I have an add-on domain in my cPanel website. The root directory for it is under the root of the hosting. How can I prevent access through the main domain? For example, addondomain.com is configured ...
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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 do i create a domain sales company? [closed]

What i want to do i want to make my own domain sales company. HOW How can i create a domain without service from another company? Possibilities is it possible to do the above? or would i need to ...