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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Ending a 302 redirect and its effect on Pagerank

Please imagine the following scenario: abc.com → 302 (temporary) redirect to def.com After 6 months, we no longer use def.com, so discard the domain and we buy a new domain xyz.com. We then do a 302 ...
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What happens with WHO IS privacy protection when the domain is not active?

I'm running small Wordpress site (about 15k visitors per month) and I want to buy a custom domain and monetize it. During the registration I'm asked for personal info, I know I have to provide it. I ...
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Transfer domain from one registrar to another, with privacy

I want to transfer a domain from one domain name registrar to another, without revealing my contact information. I use domain privacy services. The registrars tell me I need to disable domain ...
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My domain name is expiring but I don't have access to renew it - help!

So I'm in quite a pinch right now - have a Wordpress site with over 3,500+ posts with an above average SEO ( niche content, so almost guaranteed Page 1 results ) I initially created the site with ...
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Factors to consider in registering an international domain [duplicate]

I would like to register a ".ee" domain. I live in the US. I have checked the rules for domain registration and looks like I am able to register without issue. I would like this site to be my home on ...
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Benefit of .ORG.AU over .COM domain name for a charity?

I volunteer for a charity seeking to reduce suicides and mental health problems in Australia. White Wreath is hoping to increase the amount of donations it receives through their website. I've asked ...
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How to transfer a domain from 101domain to another registrar?

A friend of mine bought a domain name on 101domains, and now wants to have his website hosted on my servers. I would like to have full control of the DNS records, and thus would like to change the NS ...
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Is it possible to transfer a domain for free? [on hold]

I have a website that I've built for my business through Wix with the free plan and I was looking to purchase a domain for use with the website so the URL is more professional and clean looking. With ...
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How can I send emails using my new domain? [on hold]

Well, I have a domain www.mynewdomain.com. I have also a web application and a server running and I am currently developing the user-registration part. However, I don't really know how I can establish ...
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Registering domains for resale and remain anonymous [on hold]

I am sorry if this question has been answered elsewhere, but I cannot find a proper answer. So, I have reason to believe that a certain domain name, say JOHNDOODLE.com, will be of commercial ...
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What shows the person's authority on a domain name?

Like if you own a property your property papers shows its your property no one can claim that its his property not yours property cuz you are the one got papers , whats shows your authority on a ...
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Pointing a domain name that is already attached to a server

I have a server with a domain name. I also have a website on Nation Builder. What I want is for my my Nation Builder site to show up when you go to my server's domain name. However, I have data I need ...
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WHM Glue records - creating nameservers for non master account?

This question concerns Glue Records. I have a reseller account with WHM included which has its own nameservers (this is the master domain for my account). I also have another domain for which I want ...
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Problems Using CloudFlare On Blogger

Here's the situation. I got a TLD for my blogger blog and set it up using the instructions from blogger. Blogger asks to: Add two CNAME records. For the first CNAME, where it says Name, Label or ...
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Is it possible to use domain forwarding with masking without the use of iframe?

I never noticed this before, but one of my sites has domain forwarding with masking enabled, which is adding an iframe to wrap the site. This is bad for SEO and bad for responsive design. Is it ...
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Domain price after first year

If you buy a domain somewhere, and it costs 1€/year for the first year and then 70€/year but you transfer the domain to another registrar before the year ends to another domain where it costs ...
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Which Domain Extension is better for more traffic and better google ranking in my blog? [duplicate]

I have started a new blog on blogspot and I want to purchase a domain name for my blog. I am confused which extension domain name is better. Which one should I go for? .web .xyz .online .site .pw ...
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Can a website ONLY have a generic top level domain

With the introduction of Generic Top Level Domains that groups can apply for, will it be possible to have a website's host consist of only a top level domain. For example, would it be possible for ...
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Google keeps ranking my main domain instead of my subdomain

At the beginning of February (11-12th), I was splitting my site, which consisted of two very different projects, into each having its own subdomain. My problem is that after two months, Google keeps ...
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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. ...
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How to modify httpd.conf to add one more site in apache 2.4.6

How to modify httpd.conf to add one more site in apache 2.4.6? Here is my httpd.conf ServerRoot "/etc/httpd" Include conf.modules.d/*.conf Listen 80 User apache Group apache ServerAdmin ...
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Relay Access Denied Error

I'm coming over here from StackOverflow trying to find an answer for my question: I'm trying to send an email, and I get this email back: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: ...
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crossdomain.xml file - is it bad?

I have crossdomain.xml in document root of my site with the following contents: <?xml version="1.0"?> <!DOCTYPE cross-domain-policy SYSTEM ...
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How can I de-share third level .name domain which would allow me to register the second level domain?

Sometime ago I registered a third level .name domain of the type john.doe.name. I just realised that I could have registered the entire second level domain doe.name, which would grant me control of ...
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What is the safest way to search for domain names availability?

I am victim of Domain name front running. I searched for domain names on some sites & I lost those names soon. Now, what is the safest way to search for availability of domain names ? Using ...
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Transferring GoDaddy domain to AWS Route53 issue,

I would like to find out if it is possible to transfer the domain bought from GoDaddy to AWS Route 53 when the domain name is not included in the list of supported TLD in Route 53? e.g. GoDaddy ...
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Server's IP address is masked but doesn't show paths

I'm new to server administration. I made a website and rent a domain from Godaddy. I set forwarding with IP masking. When I go to my website, it shows that domain name, but doesn't show the file path, ...
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Pointing Domain Name to Microsoft Azure web app and configure the app for the new domain

I have bought a domain name on GoDaddy, hotelmontecristobg.com. I think I have configured it properly because when I browse to hotelmontecristobg.com Error 404 - Web app not found appears which ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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Google Webmaster Tools - Change of Address Tool - Verifying Old Site Issue

Ok, so I have site abc.com that I've moved over to xyz.com All my redirects are working fine and the last step of the move is to file a 'Change of Address' in Google Webmaster Tools. The problem ...
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Should I buy a really old domain for the purpose of ranking higher in Google?

Will a domain that is fifteen years old with no backlinks rank higher in Google than a 6 month old domain name with no backlinks? Let's take keywords in domain out of the equation and they would ...
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Having a single website behind 2 domains

I have a website www.mywebsite.com. Recently I created a brand for my business, lets say it's called MyNewBrand. I'm thinking of acquiring domain name www.mynewbrand.com and create a 301 redirect to ...
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Domain on clientHold from 4 days ago, expires in a year, will it be available before?

So this domain I want is on clientHold status. It's set to expire in about a year from now. Will it end that clientHold state before expiring or will it stay like that for a full year? Thank you!
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Where do domain name hosts get their own domains?

How does a registrar such as GoDaddy or Namecheap acquire their own domains (e.g. https://www.godaddy.com/)? Do they just use their own infrastructure, or do they have to pull some strings related to ...
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When I buy a domain name, what am I actually getting? [closed]

I can buy a domain name from GoDaddy or similar, and then I get to associate it with some IP address I have control over (e.g. a web server). But when I buy a domain name, what happens on the ...
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Configuring domain name to cover multiple hosts

Background: I currently host my public-facing website on GoDaddy servers. I am developing the server backend of a mobile application. The business logic and database are hosted on separate instances ...
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Is it possible to denote a domain is a copy of another domain?

Lets say I own two domains that point to the same content. foobar.com a.foobar.com b.foobar.com barfoo.com a. and b. and testing servers, barfoo.com is a second domain that allows censored ...
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My website hosted on GoDaddy and it is not visible

I recently signed up for GoDaddy web hosting, the domain registrar is still BlueHost. Anyways, I uploaded the content of my website to GoDaddy but I can't see anything when trying to view through ...
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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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Do Domain transfer to another registrar all details of related to domain record

We need to transfer domain from another registrar to network solution, when domain transfer is initiated and completed will domain transfer to done with all the details like www,MX, A SPF record or we ...
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How to buy domain name for my local host website? [duplicate]

I have a website that I hosting from my computer with xampp, for my developer testing. My domain is localhost or my public IP address. I want to buy a domain for my website, not website they host ...
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How can I detect links which point to domain squatters?

I know how to find dead links which go to 404 pages. However, these days not many links actually go dead, but instead they end up going to a domain squatter. I realise this is a tall order, but is ...
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Merge Country domain into one is the best option or not, it will hurt seo or not? [duplicate]

We have one Domain "domain.com" this domain target global and another is "domain.co.uk" this domain only target specific country. now a days we discuses to merge both in to one domain in domain.com ...
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Best practices of changing domain name?

My current personal website is myusername.github.io, and I own another domain name provided by my school, myschool.edu/~myusername. So I want change my website's domain name to my school one. ...
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Is it bad to link internal URL with http?

I have couple of domains. One in the singular form and other in the plural. The singular one has more traffic and plural one is new and has a chance of getting visitors on the homepage. Both the ...
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Is it possible to search WHOIS data by parameters like zip/postal code?

Is it possible to search WHOIS data by parameters such as: registrant name, registrant email, registrant zip/postal code?
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How do I tell who manages the domain when registrar = registrant

I am trying to track down the owner and/or domain host with a view to buying a specific domain. Fairly standard BUT, the registrant name is a person and they are also the registrar. No email details ...
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Email forwarding - set with domain register or hosting company

I have registered a domain with one company (1&1) and am hosting the site with another company (GoDaddy). I want all emails sent to anything@mydomain.com forwarded to my personal email. So my ...
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Move domain name from one account to another at GoDaddy

How can I move my domain name from one user account to another at GoDaddy? I have two accounts at GoDaddy. I have the domain name in the 1st account and server in the 2nd account. I would like to ...
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Pointing a subdomain (subdomain.example.com) to a subfolder (example.com/subfolder)?

I want my subdomain subdomain.example.com to load content from a subfolder on the root domain example.com/subfolder. So if a user goes to subdomain.example.com/?article=hey it should load the ...