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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Can domain name contain trademark letters?

If for example I purchased a domain that contains NHS (national health system in the UK). For example nhsnews.com that contains news about nhs. Would I be in trouble and do I have to stop the site?
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Is using Arabic letters in a domain name OK for SEO?

I want to use Arabic letters in my site's domain name. Will that be good for search engine optimization? I will be targeting people searching in the Arabic language.
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Would ordering multiple IP addresses increase my adsense income?

Currently I manage a server housing multiple domains on one IP address. Only one domain with relatively rich content has adsense. The remaining domains do not use adsense, and one domain consists of ...
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what does license.txt belong to exactly?

Every now and then my server logs report that an IP is trying to look for license.txt on two domains. the IP belongs to amazonaws according to a whois lookup. Is this file supposed to be a new legal ...
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Pointing two urls long and short for the same website

As facebook.com this is the long url and the short one for facebook is fb.com so if I have a website with a keyword like database for example englishdatabase.com and I want to make it shorter like ...
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Slow response on GitHub Pages with NameCheap [duplicate]

I have two domains registered with NameCheap and I'm pointing them to GitHub Pages. I noticed that when I use GitHub link (eg. http://davidmogar.github.io/ample) the connection is reasonably fast, but ...
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Terminology of the .com, .net etc. of a domain

I was thinking over the month about buying a domain name. While browsing, I found a few domains called .ninja. I looked it up, finding out that the meaning is nothing too serious. I want to search ...
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Local TLD vs. .com and .com/nl vs .nl

I basically have 2 questions about local TLD vs .com. First question: There already exists a website "keyword.nl" with a crappy website, no SEO optimisation. Is it possible for a website "keyword.com"...
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Multidomain site with duplicate content

Our client wants different domains for different countries where they have hearthquarters. So we would have www.example1.com, www.example2.us, www.example3.com.br, etc. (it is also multilanguage, with ...
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How to have multiple sitemaps for multiple domains hosted on one hosting account?

I have two domains pointing to the same hosting account. My code in the index.php page recognizes which domain and shows different content for each domain. However, both domains have the same sitemap....
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How to completely buy out a domain name?

I know that we can get a domain name on rent through many websites but can you tell me how can I completely buy a domain so that I don't have to pay the rent each year. I own a domain and I bought ...
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How ISP has access to backbone? [closed]

I am computer science student. I normal do traceroute host on my linux machine. To find out which hosting service the website uses. When i track the locations of the traceroute it is like. INDIA IP ...
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Point Domain Names With keyword to main website?

This is Question has been asked several time on Stack Exchange. I have read all those answer, still there are certain some technical specification answered. After lot of research on Internet , I ...
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Google Change of Address tool when redirecting to a new domain and subdirectory

I realize that other forms of this question have been asked and answered (and marked as duplicate) here before. However, I haven't seen a question that responds to my particular use case, which is to ...
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how to connect GoDaddy host to a domain?

Having a domain and a host server, the server is GoDaddy but the domain isn't. how to connect those two together?
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I Want to use Different Hosting for my Main Website & its Related Subdomains

I just want to know. I have registered a domain on Bigrock.com and I want to host its primary domain website on Cloudways servers & its all Subdomains on Godaddy. Something like this. www....
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Different domain extension for blog

I have a main website under a .be extension as it is mainly aiming at the Belgian market. Now I want to start a separate blog with topics that are related to my .be-website. I currently also own the ....
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Someone else is using my IP address with an old A Record. What can i do?

I found out that someone who used to have my current IP address, still has an old A record and google is using that for returning search results. As a result, when someone searches the name of my ...
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Valuation of rare domain names [closed]

There are plenty of resources for domain name transactions, but I haven't been able to find any information for "rare" domain names, like cat.com or dog.com. Is there someplace that lists transaction ...
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How can I access my GoDaddy account if the email and pin was changed by a hacker?

My GoDaddy account was stolen and the hacker had its combined email and pin code changed. I submitted the regain access form via changeupdate.com. In addition, I emailed change@secureserver.net to ...
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Random domain pointing to my domain

A random person has pointed their domain to my website. I don't have much experience with websites, but I know a bit. What can I put in .htaccess to give a 403 error if they try to access from a ...
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.com and .net domains , SEO difference [duplicate]

I am in search of starting a new website , How ever all my favorite .com domains are gone, but some good and short .net domains are available . I want to ask is there some difference in SEO ranking of ...
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Overhaul website - completely remove old content?

I am working on a client's website. It currently runs on WordPress and has a ton of pages which are badly created keyword stuffed, and not user friendly at all. Our plan is to completely overhaul the ...
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Domain name not showing on Google search (suggestions list)

Please help with this confusing issue... My domain name not showing on Google search (suggestion list). When I type the domain name (yoxtel) on Google search bar, it does not show on the suggestion ...
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.htaccess rewrite when site has multiple domains

I run a university club website which has two three (update: I have recently discovered the third) domains, let's say www.meow.co.uk, foo.uni.ac.uk/bar/meow/ and uni.ac.uk/bar/meow. I'm using the ...
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keep-alive and domain sharding

My website uses two primary subdomains when users access content. Let's call them a.example.com and b.example.com. Say the textual content is located at a.example.com and the images are at b.example....
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Shall I use both .com and a localised domain or Shall I use .com only?

I have a classified website and Now its running on the internet fine. It has a .com domain. In there users can put advertisments to any location by selecting the country and city. So I also bought a ...
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How do search engines identify keywords in domain names?

Do search engines identify keywords in domain names as substrings or special character separated strings, or both? For example: abcwidgets.com vs abc-widgets.com (obviously with "widgets" as the ...
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can i use the word google in my domain of website that checks the traffic and value of any site [duplicate]

I am starting a website similar to www.yourwebsitevalue.com Now my question is can i use the word 'google' in my domain name for this website? Like www.xyzgoogle.com or similar? I will clearly use ...
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Configure Google webmaster console to ignore duplicate subdomain

I have a site hosted on x10hosting. This site is assigned to a free subdomain. example.x10host.com. I have now purchased my own domain: example.com Unfortunately, x10hosting does not seem to allow ...
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WordPress on OpenShift will not load (310 error) without “www.” on mydomain.com in General Settings

I installed a WordPress site on an OpenShift Online [PAAS] account. If I configure WordPress Address & Site Address (in General Settings) both to http:// mydomain.com (without the space; I added ...
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Multiple TXT DNS records for domain

Am I allowed to add multiple TXT records for a single domain? I've been asked to add a load of MS= records to domains, but some of the domains already have a TXT record. Can I just add a new TXT ...
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How does x10hosting connect your domain to their servers/DNS

I just bought a domain, and now I'm setting it up with my free x10 hosting. In their guide for how to add your own domain, it says you just need to point your domain to their nameservers, and then ...
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Using subdomain without frame, but keeping sub.domain.com in the address bar?

I'd like to make a download folder on my Server that's accessible via http://download.domain.com/ and host files like file.txt there. This works with a URL frame, but they have to be includable via ...
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Change of Address (Google Webmasters Tools) Error

I have 301 permanently redirected my old domain http://oldexample.asia to my new domain http://newexample.org but my site is hosted in Wapka.mobi (free hosting service) which automatically redirects ...
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How to preserve Search Engine Rank after domain change with 301 Redirect?

Before you mark this question a duplicate, read the question properly. I have had a domain http://muzic.asia and because of low quality TLD it's SEO rankings were less (For some keywords it ranked ...
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What are these domain names called?

Till today, I thought I knew the definition of TLD, SLD, apex domains and so on. But speaking with some people it seems that I'm making confusion. Here's what I think: .com is a top level domain (...
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Does anybody know any web hosts that cater for gmail forwarding? [duplicate]

Our organisation currently relies on setting up forwarders with our web host to direct emails sent to (e.g.) @organisation.com to and from gmail accounts. While our current web host allows the option ...
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Copyright infringement for domain based on common keywords

Suppose an adult website adult.com has a copyrighted the trademark Adult™‎. Can anyone register adult.ooo or adult.xyz or registering the domain name adult with any extension would be an infringement ...
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Is repeating keywords in subdomain useful?

Is repeating keywords in subdomain useful or not? For example my keyword is cars and my domains would look something like this: red.cars.com redcars.cars.com Which would be is better?
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country code TLD vs second level ccTLD

I'm really worried about professionalism. My site would be something like http://mywebsite.uy instead of http://mywebsite.com.uy. What do you think about this practice? What should I have in mind at ...
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Can someone not from Saint Helen buy “.sh” domain?

I am interested in buying a .sh domain, but I am not from Saint Helen. Am I able to buy a .sh domain and is there any rules or regulations that voids me from buying it?
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How do i increase speed of my site by reduce time to fetch dns of my website? [closed]

My website "happyclothing.in" took 5 seconds to load. where it took 2 seconds to fetch the dns . How do i reduce it to 0 second.
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A domain I'm want to register is listed “malicious” — should I be worried?

I've found an interesting domain name that I'm considering about getting, did a Google search, and one of the results on the first page appears to suggest that the former site at the domain name might ...
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Backordering a domain with its current registrar?

I'm eyeing a domain which is currently registered with godaddy, and the owner seems inactive and unlikely to renew the domain. I have already subscribed to a backordering service, but as this is a ...
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I want to buy ***.uk domain in GoDaddy with my Indian address is that possible?

I want to buy ***.uk domain in GoDaddy with my Indian address because I'm not living in UK, When I try to register a domain an error message shows that, Error: To register a .UK domain name, ...
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Domain cloak and redirect shows just the root domain everywhere?

I'm putting up my first website using AlterVista as a hosting. I have bought a second level domain from them with redirect and I am trying to set it right. normally my page would use http://[...
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Domain redirect alias - ranking, indexing, SEO

I have just became a part of the franchise business chain where all the available franchise locations are grouped under the company website. So the structure and the link to my part of the website ...
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Proper way to handle URLs in the form of http://example.com/

On an apache server with a standard setup, when I request a URL in the form of: http://127.0.0.1/.. I receive this error in my log: [Sun Aug 30 22:52:44 2015] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Invalid ...
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Domain privacy protection - Do it myself

When registering a domain name, there is always the option to buy privacy protection which change the information that is shown in the whois records. Can I offer a "homemade" privacy protection ...