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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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 ...
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Permalinks & domain name for application

I originally posted this on stackoverflow, then was told it didn't fit. I'm looking for some advice. I created an application that deals heavily with twitter & permalinks. I have yet to find a ...
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I own a domain name. I would like to sell it. Which escrow company do you suggest? [closed]

I own a domain name. I would like to sell it. Which escrow company do you suggest? Has anyone tried a good escrow transaction company? How do you sell a domain name to a buyer?
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Personal site/blog, my desired .com/.net are taken [closed]

I want to start to have a place on the internet I can call my own. Stack Exchange, Google+, and Twitter are nice, but they're all services where I have to play by their rules and I don't really own my ...
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Any recommendations for a domain buying negotiating service? [closed]

The best domain for my niche and related is owned by a guy in San Fransisco, and I want to buy the domain from him but I don't want to deal with him directly (even though he has contacted me in the ...
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Does the domain owner get contacted if someone else back-orders the domain?

I'm trying to purchase a domain name that I like. I noticed that the domain is about to expire and has only been registered for a year now, Nothing really shows on the page when going to the site. ...
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when does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it

I've Googled but haven't really found an answer. when does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it? Is this set by the domain registrar? I've seen someone mention 75, 30, ...
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Do search engines index a new domain that just redirect to the main site? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could I buy a domain name to increase traffic to my site like this? Scenario: I have a site called for example foodeals.com and a new bought domain greatfooforyou.com ...
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Setting up an incoming CNAME to accept for my domain name

I have the following scenario. Domain Name : mydomain.com I have registered a country level tdl with our ISP. country tdl : www.mydomain.com.qa ISP has created a CNAME to my www.mydomain.com.qa to ...
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Why isn't a newly purchased domain showing up in Google searches?

The domain ... http://trello.com ... was purchased a few months ago and is now live as of a week or so ago -- and has been linked from several prominent places on the web -- but searching for the ...
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I want to test major changes on my website without hurting SEO

I want to replace all my website files for new ones on the server and to test if they work alright but I don't want to be crawled while this is happening or if I am, I don't want the crawler to be ...
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One Main Offsite Blog vs. Multiple Onsite Blogs

I work as the in-house SEO for an office refurbishment company. We are developing two sites: Site 1: office refurbishment Site 2: office furniture. Here in lies my dilemma. For SEO purposes, ...
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My domain name has two spellings, how do I tell which one users type more?

I registered another spelling for my domain name. I point them at the same IP with DNS set-up tool. How do I tell which one my visitors come from more? Would I be able to view that kind of statistics ...
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Delay in .at Domain Name Registration?

I noticed at http://101domain.com that there's a three (3) day delay in registering new .at TLD domains. Any idea why this is? Is it just back-end processing/approval? Has anyone had it go sooner?
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Why Google says that “www.domain.com” is different from “domain.com”?

In Google webmasters tool, there is mentioned that www.domain.com is different from domain.com, and the webmaster is asked to get sure that the correct one is in action there to get the reports. Why ...
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My website is reported to belong to “Japan” on Alexa's ranking

I'm the owner of Thought Results, which is a newbie I just started. I'm an Iranian guy. But when I see Alexa's ranking, it says that my website belongs to Japan. Also Visualize Traffic reports the ...
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How do I keep my registered domain name to be replaced by my web host domain name?

I registered a domain name, let's say for example my-super-project.com, and I've got my site hosted on, say spproject.megahost.com. When I enter my-super-project.com, I get redirected to my site, but ...
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Can we host subdomains to diffrent hosting provider?

I have one domain, abc.com and for some reson I want to Install one application which require tomcat service. Current hosting is for php and apache only. Is it possible to host java.abc.com to ...
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what to do with temporarily unused domains?

I registered a couple of domains, and consider buying a few more, simply because I'm afraid they would be taken by someone else and I plan to create websites for them in the distant future. Right now ...
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Change of domain - SEO backlink inheritance

I've just built a new site and switched to a new domain. The previous domain had good SEO performance and had hundreds of quality backlinks - I set up a 301 redirect for any requests to the old domain ...
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Keywords in domain name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Could I buy a domain name to increase traffic to my site like this? Let's assume we have a generic website "MyWebsiteAboutGamesAndThings.com". We discover that a lot of ...
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Am I able to delete a domain name

I manage a number of domain names with Network Solutions. I've transferred out all the domains that are or will be used. However, there are some left which were bought speculatively and will never be ...
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Registering a website with “YouTube” in the name [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the line drawn with domain names which include a trademark? Are there legal (or other) issues with registering a site with "YouTube" in the name? An example ...
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How to transfer domain registered through Blogger to a new registrar?

I'm preparing a client for migrating his Blogger blog to a self-hosting WordPress site. The client is currently running his Blogger blog using a custom domain name which he registered through ...