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Generally, this is a simple thing to do. For your domain name, within your DNS control panel, create a CNAME entry for mysite.com that points to the sub-domain.example.com. That should be it unless you want e-mail to work. If that is the case, then I suggest using a sub-domain such as mail.mysite.com. If you host your e-mail using a service, then you should ...


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The answer is: Yes! Of course. That should not be a problem. But it may not come from your consumer level sources and more from other types of services. Here is what my experience has been. If you are asking your web host, you may be wasting your time. There are web hosts that will allow you to do what you want, however, they are at another service level. ...


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In internet world, for any DNS record related, a domain usually called by @ ie root for example mycompany.com. But for communicating the domain from outside you require IP (v4 or v6). So advertsing the domain IP to the external world by means of A record, called Name record. Basically it is mapping a static IP to your domain.You may seen some thing like in ...


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ANAME (aka ALIAS) isn't a real record type, it's more like a template/macro that expands to A & AAAA records copied from the target domain, refreshed every hour or so. Shopify want you to use ANAME or CNAME because they want to remain able to change their web servers' IP addresses without breaking the customers' domains. (With ANAME, they can just ...


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You will need to perform the actions below: You will need to add the wildcard asterisk symbol as an A record under HOST to your domain DNS records. You need to have a web host that supports wildcard redirecting… Plesk and cPanel does support this feature but some hosts disable it… you need to ask. Wait... sometimes DNS changes can take an hour to 72 hours ...


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Google never forgets a site that it had once indexed. Googlebot will continue to try to visit your old sites for years. There is no way that I know of to get the bots to totally stop trying to visit the old URLs. If the sites are truly down, Google won't include them in the search index. You won't get real users visiting those sites from search ...


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The only way to omit the port number from the URL of your website is to run the service on port 80 (the default port). SRV records cannot be used with websites. SRV records are not supported by browsers. The reason for this is provided by Teddy in Why do browsers not use SRV records? The RFC for SRV records specifies that it may not be used by ...


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SRV records cannot be used with websites. Browsers don't know how to look up SRV records to fetch a website on a different port from a different IP address from the main DNS A record. The reason for this is provided by Teddy in Why do browsers not use SRV records? The RFC for SRV records specifies that it may not be used by pre-existing protocols ...


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If you have access to those sites, add a hard 404-header. It won't get more obvious than that. The meta's (noindex and nofollow) still indicate that some content exists, you just don;t want it indexed (right now as far as they care). If those sites dont exists, use a htaccess and some CNAMES to do that same trick. (CNAME forum.site.com as site, and htaccess ...


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You could set up a single page on the subdomain with a message to users that the subdomain is no longer active, and they should access www.example.com instead. Provide a link for users to click through to the main site, and include <meta name="robots" content="noindex"> in the header for search engines to know that it's no longer available. This ...


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If you still have control on your websites before, just add this on the head <META NAME="ROBOTS" CONTENT="NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW"> That will instruct the Search Engine spiders to stop indexing your website and stop following links. Those entries will be flushed from their database. Google on the other hand uses more than 1 database and it may take around ...


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Yes this is possible provided that your DNS daemon has the capabilities to provide the closest web server IP based on requesting client IP. Not a typical DNS daemon deployment that's for sure. Found two links on configuring BIND to accomplish what you're looking for: HOWTO Implement GeoDNS using BIND - scripts for configuring BIND to be GeoIP aware. ...


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Since you're using GMail for email, only by making changes to the MX DNS records will email delivery be impacted. So leave the MX records "as is". You shouldn't have to change your name servers. Just register the necessary A records for your website and you'll be fine.


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No. If you use your own DNS servers, they don't create a new zone. What they do is: tell the registry that you have registered the domain name, providing information about you (usually by pointing back to their own whois servers, but that varies from TLD to TLD), though this is sometimes mitigates by the use of privacy proxies tell the registry that the ...


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I received this answer from CPanel This is not a feature that is supported in the WHM or cPanel frontend, however it is possible to change the ip address of an addon domain by manual editing. Here is link to tutorial: https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/CKB/How+to+Assign+Dedicated+IP+Addresses+to+Subdomains


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I found this on Heroku and now my domain works fine without the www. I am not sure what it does. In short: Root domains must be added in addition to any subdomains. The process for adding root domains is the same in the Heroku CLI: $ heroku domains:add example.com Adding example.com to example... done ! Configure your app's DNS provider to point to the ...


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Martijn has a very good answer but I want to emphasize the most important point: Don't throw the existing website away If the existing website it working you need to have a plan for each and every page of it. You can still make big changes but for each page of the current website you need to decide if you: Leave it as is Add to it Modify it heavily ...


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First check how they currently do. Titles, description, content etc. You want to keep that the same. Do not improve (unless obvious things) Check which urls are used. Do not change url structure! Or use the proper 301 redirects to make sure current page value is transferred to the new page. You're starting on a new website, think this through. This is the ...


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I use Route53 which is amazons version. I can relate that I have a 60 second TTL on all my zones and when I make a change, that change syncs to their dns infrastructure in about 10 seconds. All total when I change a record with them and sync its about 2 minutes. To affect a change to a single server I would Change or ensure ttl is at 60s. Verify that ...


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The Bodis support team returned to me with the following: If you require that your email.example.com subdomain is available to you, you're going to need to omit * (asterisks) part of your zone file and only include www 61076.BODIS.COM When CNAME forwarding, typically only the third level subdomain (www.example.com) can be forwarded while the ...


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Domain hosting has two parts: the DNS must point the domain to a server and the server must recognise the domain You should verify both. DNS points the domain to the right server: check using dig (or drill), nslookup or even simply ping or traceroute. All will take a domain name and let you know what the final resolved IP is. Check that it matches ...



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