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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What agency will most economically handle cyber-squatting?

Domain names seem to be controlled by WIPO which has produced UDRP. UDRP rules can be arbitrated by a few different agencies. Is there any way to take ownership of a domain name that is confusingly ...
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How to monitor traffic on a single page that I control when I don't control the domain?

I have a webpage like www.site.com/myaccount/foo/index.htm I have complete control over the HTML on this page (e.g., I can insert a script). However, I have no control over the rest of the site. ...
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Is it possible to oust a keyword domain?

Is it possible to outrank a keyword domain for example perthwinefactory.com.au (for the keyword perth wine factory) with my domain winecorp.com.au ? I have been trying for about an year now but looks ...
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Google doesn't show “www” in results

After searching my site on Google I have found that the URL that is shown doesn't contain www at the beginning, why? This is my virtualhost: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName estebancortijo.com ...
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Using an old penalized domain for a new website

I had a website with 2 domains like these: firstdomain.com and first-domain.com. The main domain was first-domain.com and the other one was 301 redirected to first one. The main domain got a Google ...
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My domain name changes to an IP address in the URL bar when visited. How can I fix this?

I have a domain name, that points to the address of my VPS. And when I visit the website the URL changes to the IP address of the VPS I own. I would like it to keep the URL as the domain name. How do ...
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Is it possible to set up a subdomain and link to it from the main site?

I have a store hosted on big cartel which I want to set up as a subdomain on my website. Something like: http://store.mysite.com Is it possible to do this somehow? If so, how do links to the ...
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How does a new website's PR calculated if multiple domains permanently redirected to that new domain?

I know if I permanently redirect a domain to a new domain address it won't affect my new domain in SEO point of view (PageRank, Page authority, etc.) and the new one would get the PageRank of my old ...
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Redirect new domain to existing content on the old domain [duplicate]

Lets say I have a domain "mydomain.com" that has a folder called "mydomain.com/coupons" If I just bought a new domain called "mydomaincoupons.com" and redirect it to "mydomain.com/coupons" will it ...
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mod_userdir ~user to domain in WebHost Manager (WHM)

I've seen in Ensim Pro that you can use the domain instead of the username used in mod_userdir. But I'm really confused with the configurations. Is this possible with WHM also? For example I have a ...
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SSL: What are the differences between Domain Validation and Extended Validation Certificates? [closed]

I can get Extended Validation for cheaper than Domain Validation, yearly. What are the differences between them?
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Former designer registered my domain in their name and refuses to transfer it

When I hired a local company to design my website they charged me a low one-time fee and a monthly maintenance. Sounded like a great deal at the time, but now I'm not happy with it and I want to go ...
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SSL certificate error only in Internet Explorer 8

My SSL certificate works on all modern browsers (IE 9+), but does not work on IE 8. With modern browsers, the SSL certificate for my domain is used, but IE 8 wants to use the SSL certificate for my ...
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Any concerns for registering a domain.me if domain.com is already taken?

I'm interested in registering a domain, let's just call it myna.me but myname.com is already taken (but not in use). What might be the concerns of registering a .me if the .com version is already ...
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Forwarding naked domain to www [duplicate]

I successfully mapped my www.mydomain.com to my Google site (as described here). However I would like to forward also my naked domain (mydomain.com) to end up in www.mydomain.com. I assume I should ...
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Can I register a domain name that contains a company name or trademark?

I wonder is it legal to register a domain name that contains a company name. For example cococola.cc (considering that this domain name is available). Can I buy and use any domain names that contain a ...
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Different websites on “domain.com” and “www.domain.com”

I have an A record for my domain for domain.com that points to my server's IP address. I would like to modify my DNS records so that www.domain.com points to another server. Is this possible, and ...
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How do webmasters control who edits code on their sites?

Sorry for the simple question, but I googled and lurked on this site and couldn't find anything (I don't believe I was asking the proper questions). I am aware of permissions in SharePoint; is it ...
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Trying to point domain name to new server, but there are other NS records I cannot change

In my domain registrars console I see the following: I have added my name servers to the bottom, but the domain name is not redirecting. I see there are 2 NS records above mine that I cannot ...
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Is it legal for everyone to register .me domain?

Can anyone register a .me domain name? Can it used for commercial uses?
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How to move a single page of content to a new domain

I am trying to figure out best-practise for moving a single page of content from one domain to another in a way that will preserve search engine ranking. I have found plenty of instructions for ...
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With a new company name, is it better to switch domains or use an alias from an SEO perspective?

I have a customer who's company has changed names from "CompanyX" to "BusinessY". Their domain is companyx.com, and have registered their new domain, businessy.com, with a CNAME to companyx.com. ...
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Can I pre-register or register a domain with a new domain suffix from ICANN directly?

I want to buy a domain with the suffixes: .zone and .moe I have found some sites that say you can pre-register them, which are listed below: ...
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Concerns regarding registering a domain name with a home address

If I purchase a domain, I'm usually required to enter an address. Usually, the address can be accessed publicly by any sort of WHOIS lookup. I'm uncomfortable publishing my real home address; what do ...
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The effect in Google of the word “the” in a URL?

Keywords in your URL are extremely weighted, and I am aware of most bad practices, but the question as to whether the word "the" in a URL, as in www.thewebdesigner.com, is a bad idea or not is very ...
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301 redirect from a country specific domain

I originally started using a .do domain extension for my site, but later realized that this country specific domain would prevent us from appearing in search results for places outside of the ...
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How can I use a custom domain with Google App Engine?

I have purchased a domain from GoDaddy and I want to host it using Google App Engine. But when I added it to the app's custom domain, it asked me to sign up for "Google Apps for Business" (it is a ...
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How to access a website hosted on a shared server (and IP), when its domain is not working?

I'm trying to find out alternative ways to access a website (not mine), which has temporarily lost its domain name due to it expiring. The site owner didn't realise the domain would expire and it has ...
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Automated hosting

I'm going to make a web service, where people can register domain names and host their sites, which they order from us. Also I need proper billing. For this purposes I'm going to buy Hetzner root ...
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Google Webmaster Tools change domain from third level

I had a blog running on Tumblr on foobar.tumblr.com and at some point I thought I'd just get foobar.com and set that up as a custom domain. Yet, as far as I can tell, there is no way I can ...
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Free/ cheap way to receive and send emails from @mydomain account [closed]

I want to be able to receive email from a few xxx@mydomain email accounts and also send email from those addresses. Now, I'm looking for a very, very cheap, or free alternative. To receive my email, ...
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The name of my startup returns many search engine results - will using it as a domain name cause problems with SEO?

I've come up with a good name for an online service startup that has the .com, .net and .org domain names available for it, and is also available on most social networks that we care about. The bad ...
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If I have a 500 Internal Server Error should I contact my web hosting or domain registrar?

Who are you supposed to contact when you see a HTTP 500 error?
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Will transferring a domain name to a new registrar cause downtime?

Will transferring a domain name to a new host cause downtime at all on the domain? It's the highest traffic time of the year for us but we really want to keep things moving and need to migrate hosts ...
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Why subdomains of Blogspot/WordPress like sites are treated as different domains or sites?

As I know, maps.google.com or mail.google.com all comes under the same domain and its all are subdomain. Entire web treats these subdomain as the part of main domain and they have same Alexa rank, ...
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Looking for a Domain Manager [closed]

I am looking for the best Domain "management" company. Have about 500+ domains at the moment and acquire more on a daily basis. Would prefer to have a full-service company take over the daily ...
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Multiple top level domains - should I redirect/rewrite or leave them?

I have a website which has many top level domains e.g. mywebsite.com mywebsite.org mywebsite.co.uk mywebsite.org.uk The website is advertised as mywebsite.org.uk. But I expect lots of people will ...
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What happens to my website when domain name expires

I am new to this. Someone just created my website for me for free, and all I did was to pay for the domain and hosting. My website is new with just around 4 posts. I cannot complete it because I am ...
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Registering a domain without an email address

I am soon going to be getting a domain and setting up email addresses for me and a few of my partners in business. I personally do not want to be tied to my current Outlook.com email address and I ...
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Permanent redirect domain to www subdomain without web.config

I've just set up a site via 1and1 and have run into an issue, I want to accomplish the simple task of redirecting the root domain to the www sub domain however due to complications I cant seam to ...
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How to I register a domain name that has been registered? [duplicate]

I am writing to ask about a domain name I wish to own. I have contacted the domain owner (by performing a WhoIS search) by email and have not received a reply. I have tried contacting him for over a ...
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Using one IP for Nameserver like NS1 and NS2

Please I like to know why I can't use my one IP on my nameserver like: ns1.mydomain.com = 67.111.78.12 ns2.mydomain.com = (but the IP could be assigned here)
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Benefits of sharing one IP, or prefarably assigning a new IP?

I think I am lost but not found yet, please as regards this very topic; my issue was that I bought a new VPS using WHM optimised and it's just one domain meaning one IP. All I want to know is the ...
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Domain, subdomain and path forwarding

I have four domains: domain.in domain.com domain.org domain.co.in I want to make domain.in as my main domain. I want to forward all my other domains to it. I want to set up forwarding such that: ...
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How to backorder a .io domain name [closed]

There is a .io domain name I want to buy when it becomes available in 12 months time. What is the best tool to buy this automatically?
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Buying a domain in other country: larger response times?

I bought a domain in a very well know provider of domains in USA (Godaddy). Now I want to use that domain for a site (local bussines) hosted in a server in Spain, and I'm wondering if I will get ...
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Setting up VPS: How to configure name servers

So I got a VPS set up (LAMP) and have transfered a couple of sites over. Now I want to point my domain names from the old host to the new VPS host, which does not have any name servers yet. On my ...
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Create A record from the terminal

I have contracted a linux VPS and a domain (www.myproject.com). After that, in the same site from my user area, I have registered a pair of DNS (ns1.myproject.com and ns2.myproject.com) associating ...
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After changing DNS a domain shows differently on different browser?

I have changed the nameserver's of one of my domains but I found a problem that within Firefox these changes have not updated as expected, however this problem does not occur in other browsers such as ...
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Does domain suffix affect SEO? [duplicate]

my first question here! I have a question regarding URL suffixes. Say I have a company, let's call it example-it. If I then purchase the domain www.example.it, thus incorporating the company name into ...