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How can I create an SPF record on my 1and1.com hosted domain?

Emails from my domain (hosted at 1and1, and using Google Apps Premier edition) have sporadically been going to recipients' spam folders lately. I did some research, tested, and found out that I do ...
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Any free service like Google Apps? [closed]

Google Apps offers a good opportunity to host emails externally. Definitely, Google should not be alone in this market, but I've not heard of any other alternative. Is there any other company offering ...
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Is Google App Engine permitted for Commercial Use?

I don't see anything that says commercial applications are not allowed but I also don't see anything that says they are allowed. Can anyone find anything definitive?
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Blogger and Google App hosting at naked domain using 1&1

My web hosting is through 1&1.com. I'm trying to set up both blogger and Google Apps mail at the naked domain. I was able to get blogger set up on the www. version of the site by simply creating ...
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How do I setup 301 redirects in Google Apps site?

I have just moved a website from a shared host to a Google Apps site. Is there a way I can setup 301 redirects on my Google Apps site so that old links (with a different URL) can be 301 redirected to ...
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Cost of hosting on Google App Engine

How does the cost of hosting on Google App Engine compare to hosting on more classical servers for a high traffic website? What's the answer for a website with 1000 page views per minute and how do ...
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Does the Duplicate Content penalty apply to mobile apps?

Our website content and mobile app content are the same. Will Google assess a duplicate content penalty against our web site as a result of this?
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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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What did I do wrong when buying my domain through Google Apps?

Several times in the past I've bought a domain through Google Apps, and every year Google automatically renews the domain for $10. Somehow when I did this today, I ended up additionally being signed ...
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Customizing a newly created website via Google Apps

I just purchased a domain through enom via Google Apps. I have no information for logging into the enom website. How do I actually start customizing the web site? Do I somehow do it through Google? Or ...
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Using another domain with Google App Engine

I'm trying to change my google app engine domain (domain.appspot.com) to the domain I bought from 1&1.com (mydomain.com). I went into the google app engine settings and added the domain. After ...
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Change domain registrar from GoDaddy to Google

I would like to change domain registrar from GoDaddy to Google (with Google Apps services). But when I go on https://www.google.com/a/my_domain.com, I have this message: Sorry, you've reached a ...
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How do I verify the ownership of a domain from Namecheap to use Google Apps?

I registered a domain with Namecheap.com, and started the Google Apps registration process. After the initial data filling, google apps wishes me to prove the ownership of a domain, and has given me 4 ...
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If I remove my A record, will it mess up MX records on that domain?

I am using DNSimple and S3/Cloudfront. Following their recommended configuration looks like this: myapex.com ------ REDIRECT --> www.myapex.com www.myapex.com -- CNAME -----> ...
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Mail Hosting That Will Allow Outbound Bulk Mail?

No, I'm not a spammer! I do volunteer work for a non-profit social services agency. They send out daily email with several hundred recipients on each message. Their web hosting company has been ...
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Name.com DNS Managment

Hey, I am not good with all this DNS stuff but i am looking to use Google Apps to provide my email... To do this i need to add MX records but when i go to Domain>DNS management it says: "This domain ...
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Customizing Google Sites look and feel

I find the site layout and theming capabilities in Google Sites (found in the Manage Site screen) very limited; for instance, I do not seem to be able to place the horizontal navigation buttons ...
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I'm having some trouble moving MX records to the registrars DNS

I run Google Apps email and have traditionally hosted my own DNS records through my Plesk setup. It has been recommended to us that we'd more reliably serve emails during downtime if we kept the MX ...
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How do I renew an expired domain with Google Apps?

I let my domain expire on Google Apps. It now says that I have to contact customer service in order to renew. Does anyone know how to renew a domain (still under the grace period) for Google Apps.
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Using gmail / Google apps affecting ranking

In the company i work in our boss has told us to stop using gmail for any kind of company communications including not using google apps anymore. He said that he was told that with the new Google ...
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Buying a custom domain for blogger

I'm about to move my blogger site to a custom domain. I do all the steps as told but whenever I find the perfect custom domain (that is free) I get redirected to Google apps for business. Is it ...
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Can't set up or access email in new google apps?

I've set up google apps accounts many times before, and run into anything like this. Today I just set up a new google apps account, and have been going through the usual steps of setting up the domain ...
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How does Google's Traffic Estimator calculate the “Estimated Avg. CPC”?

I use Google's Traffic Estimator to calculate the Estimated Average Cost Per Click. I use the following filters: Locations: Australia Languages: English and the following phrase air conditioner ...
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Google Apps claims my domain is registered but when I try to access it claims it is not

we have registered one of our domains with Google Apps 2 years ago. However, we didn't even use it. Now if I try to access: http://google.com/a/mydomain.com What I see is: Server error Sorry, ...
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Blog on my Google Apps Domain

I just got a domain with Google Apps. What are the options for hosting a blog on my domain ? I know of the option of using Blogger hosted on my domain but was wondering if there are any other ...
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Setting up Gmail subdomain on my domain

I just set up my domain with Google Apps. During the Gmail setup process the tutorial said we could also set up mail.mydomain.com and we'd look at it later. But it never came up. Now, I can't seem to ...
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Migrating Google Accounts into Google Apps

My company wants to migrate all email and cloud work to Google Apps for Business. We currently have a Google account, however, with our domain appended to the user name. It's my understanding that ...
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Why is there a form which allows us to redirect our naked domain, yet it does nothing?

In Google Apps Domain Management, There is a page for me to change how my naked domain http://example.com is redirected. However, in that page, it tells me You must change the A-record at your domain ...
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Is there a way to add Google Docs-like comments to any web page?

You know the comments on Google Docs word processing documents? And how it creates a little discussion over in the right-hand margin? I love it. Great for collaboration. I want to free it from ...
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Change the domain name pointing in Google Apps

I need advice about my website which is hosted in Google Apps (free plan). Currently I use a domain name called "A" and have already added another domain name called "A+" as a secondary domain in my ...
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DNS: forward part of a managed domain to one host, but sub domain services to another (Google Apps)

I was going to post this as a comment against DNS: Forward domain to another host, but I don't seem able to do that. I'm in a similar situation. I have a DNS registered/managed by enom, except with ...
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Is it possible to redirect a Google Apps (sub)domain to an external URL?

I'm using Google Apps to handle my personal email under my own domain. I would like to redirect (when it comes to typing a URL in a browser) traffic from the "naked domain" or at least a subdomain to ...
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How to point Google Apps subdomain to external websites?

I have registered for a domain in Google Apps. It is automatically registered with GoDaddy. I was wondering how can I make a subdomain point to my blog: blog.mydomain.com => myname.blogspot.com ...
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How do I send copies of e-mails to a handler script if my e-mail is hosted with Google Apps?

I'm trying to figure out if there is a way that an email can be sent to two mail servers. One being a local server configured in CPanel and the other is Google Apps. I've already configured the ...
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How would you connect 2 mailing lists?

A friend of mine and I have two mailinglists (one on google groups, one on yahoogroups) concerning a similar topic. It would be convenient to connect those mailing lists, so that every message is ...
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Google Apps and Google Reader - Third level domain

I'd like to point a third level domain (eg. reader.mydomain.com) to google reader just like mail.mydomain.com points to gmail. Is it possibile, and if yes, how would I do it? Thanks in advance.
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How to track Blogger and Sites subdomains in Google Analytics?

I am using Google Apps in my domain. In this domain I have a Blogger blog and a Google Sites website. I have setup Google Analytics to track my website and it works fine. I also track blog visits and ...
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How to setup a small static page on Google Apps?

I've bought/registered/verified a domain with Google Apps, setup an email etc. so far so good. Everything works. How to now setup/host a small static page (plain HTML saying "Soon! :)" or something), ...
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how to enable google apps chat with normal gmail users

I know that you must change some SV records for it to work but I have no idea which is which because Google just gives a string and GoDaddy has no idea how to input that string into their settings, ...
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Moving domain currently on Google Apps to my own machines

I own a domain which currently uses Google Apps (it was free back then). Due to recent events I have decided I want to move everything right where I can control the data, which basically means I have ...
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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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SEO SERP Google Chrome App [closed]

Has anyone installed 'SEO SERP' from Omiod app in chrome? If so, how accurate would you rate it? So far I'm thinking its pretty good, but I have never tried any paid versions.
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Can I delete google verification txt file from server? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Validation Meta tags for search engines I verified ownership of a domain for Google Apps with the text/html file option. Now I need to permanently redirect the domain to ...
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Email provider - suggestions needed

We are looking for a good way to have email support. In theory, we need to allow end-users to send emails directly to support and careers. i.e. support@domain_name_here.com and ...
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Custom email address with Google Apps?

I am very new with web hosting and I'd like to setup a custom email address with my domain for myself specifically me@domain.com. I've already purchased the domain but the .TLD does not come with DNS ...
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outsourcing email - google apps alternative

I have an application that needs to send email for a couple of different @mydomain.com addresses. I'd also like to be able to read any replies sent to those addresses though a web client. I don't want ...
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Does google apps allow using it's smtp server to send email from my site?

I have a website where only time email is sent is when user forgets password and needs to reset it. Can I use google apps to send this email via php on my site or would I be in violation of google ...
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I have set a me@example.com to Google Apps/Gmail. How can I set a you@example.com?

Suppose that my domain is example.com. I have set as a primary email address at Google Apps/Gmail this address me@example.com. However I want to check the email of info@example.com through Google ...
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Cheaper email solution than Google Apps [closed]

I'm designing a website for a Canadian political organization which isn't very well funded. While Google's solution for nonprofits is pretty solid, either Canadian or political organizations don't ...
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Where is the data format for Google's Product search data feeds specified?

Where is the specification for the file format for building data feeds to populate Google's Product Search (neé Froogle)? When I follow the links from product search, it guides me through setting up ...