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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Need help to understand the status of domain

Hi guys may be some one can help me to understand that DNS record: Registrar: GODADDY.COM, LLC Whois Server: whois.godaddy.com Referral URL: http://registrar.godaddy.com Name Server: ...
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My domain reseller is nearing bankruptcy. What to do?

I have a personal domain registered with KalyHost, which is owned by Tibanne, Ltd., owner of Mt.Gox, that is in a bankruptcy protection. According to WHOIS, KalyHost is just a reseller, with the ...
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Best practice for using 'www.domain' vs. naked domain?

DreamHost gives me the option to use www for my site's URL, to remove www from the site's URL (i.e., "naked domain"), or let the visitor decide. Is there a best practice for this? I notice Google ...
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When, if ever, and how, would Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc will add the new gTLD to their search results?

New domain names like .photos .gallery .repair etc are being released every month. I tried running a generic search for some things, and I could not find any of those in the results. Any idea if ...
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HTTPS and HTTP URLs point to different places?

I own and use a domain for a project. When I type in my domain preceeded by HTTPS instead of HTTP, I am re-directed to a compromising website. How is this possible? Did somebody buy the HTTPS ...
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What nameservers should I use for GitHub Pages when using a custom domain?

I am using a custom domain for a GitHub Pages site. They said to set CNAME or A record. But what nameservers should I use? What is the default, or should I leave it blank?
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How to see my domain name in URL with Google appEngine

I have a domain name : somewhere.com this domain is mapped to somewhere.appspot.com the Google hosting service. Everything works well BUT When the users want to click on a link, they see the link as ...
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Can I legally get hold of a domain name for which I hold a trademark?

I currently have a classified ads domain in the .co.uk extension (say piggybank.co.uk). I am about to register the website and its name as a trademark. There's also a website with the same name in ...
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How to renew 10 years registeration

Do I have to loose my domain registered 9 years and 11 months ago? ICANN says maximum length of time for registration is 10 years. As far as I learnt through registrars,I can renew my domain only up ...
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How do I turn 'off' a (hosted) domain's web server while leaving email intact?

I have a web hosting account at HostGator (for a domain registered with Namecheap), where I would like to only use email, and completely turn off the website/webserver (for that domain), such that it ...
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Should a domain be accessible via IP as well?

I have a domain which is accessible through the domain name of course. However, it seats on a unique IP, as it is hosted on a VPS. But I can't access it through that unique IP (I'm getting into a ...
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DNS - domain conflict? [closed]

I was given two domains: domain.com & domain.info (they are on GoDaddy). And I was also given two servers, 107.105.38.99 - Rails app and 107.107.90.17 - Wordpress platform, on Digital Ocean. ...
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Domain Content at Different URL [closed]

I know next to nothing pertaining to this topic, so I will do my best to describe my situation. I tried looking for answers, but I think I just need someone to put it into layman's terms for me. I am ...
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Domain name expired and sold to New Venture Services

My domain name expired and although I was working with my Network Solutions to update my information somehow they let my name go and it was picked up by NVS Corp. At this point I can not get any ...
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Make a domain point to another domain

I have never been able to figure out how to do this. I am working on a PHP script. With my script, each user will have access to their own site. For example, the URL for this would be ...
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Change to .travel domain when “traveling” is part of business name?

I have a business called Easter Island Traveling. The current URL is www.easterislandtraveling.com. Would it be a good idea to buy the domain www.easterisland.travel? Personally I really like the ...
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Unwanted redirect from a domain to my site

An external person from my client company registered a domain and redirected to my client URL. For instance, if you type unwanteddomain.com it redirects to myclientdomain.com. Is there any way to ...
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Main domain and subdomain are same contain

One website example.com and second website is subdomain of example.com like example.example.com. Both website are same in terms of both content and functionality but written in different programming ...
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Domain Expired issues

We are facing a problem regarding the renewal of a Google Apps domain. Our domain is badrealam.com and it expired on 2014-02-07 as we mistakenly did not renew it. Now we are trying to renew it but ...
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Directing Domain to Hosting Directory

I just purchased a domain on Dreamhost, let's say foo.com. I already have hosting, let's say at 123.4.56.789, and have setup a directory foo.com which is accessible at 123.4.56.789/foo.com/. I can set ...
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Personal domain names? [closed]

As a CompSci student, I felt it was appropriate to create a personal website. It appears I'm a tad late to this domain name game. My Surname.com/co.uk/me.uk/net/org/name/info/me are all taken. My ...
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Setting up a domain name

I am trying to point a domain of support.example.com to a public IP address and am not sure how I can achieve this. I have tried a CNAME record but I understand that it's not possible to direct a ...
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Registering a parked domain after it expires

I want to register a domain, but that domain is currently in use, parked. For the particular page, I queried whois.net and found out that the domain expires 2014-12-16. How can I get the domain when ...
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New domain keep pointing back to old server

I am migrating my domain to a new host, 000webhost.com. but it keeps pointing back to my old hosting, biz.nf every time I tried to access it. I know there is a DNS propagate of 24-48 hours, but my ...
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Is zz.zz.zz.zzz a local host or a domain Hostname? [closed]

I found in a video zz.zz.zz.zzz.com being as a URL and streaming the content from this. attached is the URL fro information. My question is: is there some URL like this zz...? Is this a localhost / a ...
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Nginx, URL special characters and punycode

I have an URL with special carachters (nicolòzanetti.com), and I'm having problem telling nginx how to handle it to the correct site. With a basic configuration:(the * in the urls is to tell ...
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Buy a domain name (without hosting) and host emails on a different provider

I bought a domain name on a registrar's website for a cheap price but it didn't include hosting. Now I realized I'd like to have emails sent to me@mydomain.com. My friend has a hosting account and he ...
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SEO / Perfomance domain matters

If I register a domain by some domain registrar and than host in on some hosting provider, does the SEO or performance matter? E.g. I register the domain in UK and then host in Dallas, are there any ...
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Multiple Website's - VPS Windows8 (IIS) - Domainname on namecheap.com

I have 3 domains on namecheap.com but i can only get one to work with my VPS. I think from what i have read so far the solution to my problem is i have to change my host files. I Know where its ...
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How do I categorize my website (domain)? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a domain and created the website. I found that this belongs to "None" category and so found blocked in cyberoam firewall. I tried with all possible meta tags at index.html. But ...
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Point subdirectory to seperate website in IIS7 (hosted on same server)

I have 2 websites on the same server in IIS7. These websites are required to be separate (Application Pools will not suffice). I have a single domain and am not able to create subdomains. Because ...
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Started out with a .co.uk site now want to go to .com [duplicate]

We are currently based in the UK and and have a .co.uk domain but we are now moving abroad so obviously want to change the domain. I recently purchased a domain similar to the .co.uk one as the same ...
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Point new domain to existing websites sub-directory?

I have a website (site1.com) that has another site being built within it (site1.com/newsite). My client wants to create a new domain name and have it point to the directory that houses the new site. ...
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How to get statistics and reporting on alternate domain names that you own?

I own several variations on my domain name that all 301 redirect to the main site. The problem is that I have very little visibility into how often these are actually used. How do I set up some ...
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How search engines interpret domains in different countries?

I have a domain .com but the site is in portuguese. How this can affect my reputation with search engines?
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Can't remove an old domain from Bing when DNS no longer resolves

I'm trying to use Bing's Content Removal page to remove an old domain from search results. The domain belongs to an old staging site and is no longer live, but got picked up by Bing somewhere along ...
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Migration of clients email accounts to my server (Inboxs) [closed]

I have recently set up a website design company. I already have a couple of clients in which I host their websites. Luckerly their email accounts are hosted elsewhere. I have a client who hosts their ...
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How do I go about getting hold of a domain name that Whois shows as expired, but domain registration sites show as “taken”?

There's a domain I'm interested in using, but it's never been worth paying the big bucks it would have taken to buy it off the squatters who bought it when the company it was originally used by folded ...
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Does SEO ranking based on domain apply to domains with forwarding? [duplicate]

Lets say I have a site at "myrandomdomain.com". I want to target a keyword "my keyword" and so I buy "mykeyword.com". Can I still have the keyword benefits of having mykeyword.com when it just ...
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2 x domains for same site in Google make canonical or not?

A client has a site since 1999 with a domain consisting of two, very descriptive of the business, words (let's say dog-toys.ie). In about 2001 he decided to change to dogtoys.ie (was running radio ads ...
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Use same hosting and same website for a new domain I purchased without redirecting to it

I have a somedomainname.in domain with hosting from some ABC provider. The site is up and running. I recently bought its .com i.e somedomainname.com from a seller on GoDaddy, I want to use the same ...
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Domain Name mapping question

I'm developing a desktop application which communicates with a custom webservice which is currently being tested using the default domain name provided by our hosting plan , eg ...
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What can I do about my domains history?

I have just got my first domain from godaddy.com but looking at web of trust my domain was once owned by a spammer and has a low rating. On web of trust I can ask the community to reevaluate the ...
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.pw domain name risks

I am considering using a set of .pw domain names to provide CNAME access to content stored on a CDN. I have come across recent articles about how the .pw domain has become associated with spam. ...
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Domain name explanations

I recently thought to myself why certain websites have very unique domain names. Is it possible for a website to have for example www.aboutus.example.com instead of www.example.com/aboutus ? Like ...
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one hosting space for two websites

I have a hosting + domain with a hosting company. My question is: can I have a second website just by purchasing a new domain? This is, I could develop a second website under ...
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What is the effective number of keywords in a domain name for SEO?

I want to create domain names that target two keywords but I have to add an extra word (or random string?) to get to domains that are still free. Will adding more keywords to a domain name reduce the ...
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Two DNS providers for one Domain Name?

I have a domain name www.example.com hosted by Namecheap. Namecheap just got hit with a huge DDOS which meant the domain name stopped responding and in turn one of my customers websites wasn't ...
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Domain name never return requested path/document, only /index.html

I have my own web server and I purchased domain name to use it with my website. For example - my domain name is www.example.com When I navigate to www.example.com/example.html (or ...
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Legal rights over TLDs (country specific - UK)

My question is regarding the legal "right" to a domain name and/or TLD given certain circumstances. For example, I have a company called Example Limited which registered in the United Kingdom. I own ...