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I don't bother with a "coming soon" page for a domain. It won't help SEO Search engines don't typically index coming soon pages, and even if they did, the coming soon page would only rank for the name of the website. No real progress on SEO can be made until there is actual content that contains keywords. It could hurt SEO if you put on keywords ...


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A coming soon page is slightly better. This is based on the assumption that the url will be checked out wether or not you promoted it. This page allows you to inform the user with whatever you want to tell them and tell them that something is going on, instead of serving them some harsh cold page: If you know a date, you could share that date, possible ...


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If the website isn't particularly secret (e.g. a new product/service that shouldn't been announced yet) then starting with a landing page has its benefits. As you're preparing your business, you're likely to be using the domain for email already. If you send an email from @exmaple.com and a recipient visits example.com then at least they'll have some ...


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You can host a website on a home system, if you like. There is a caveat, though. Some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) don't allow their customers to host their own servers, while others will allow you to do so. An ISP that doesn't allow home users to host their own servers may block traffic on the ports commonly used by servers. E.g., it can stop someone ...


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Yes, the context of the word affects how strongly people react against its usage. We can truly understand the context, but search engines cannot fully understand. Google and other search engines have sets of filters to prevent profanity. One example of how they do this is Google's "SafeSearch" filter. Granted, this is disabled by default and is intended for ...


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Add a simple sign-up page where people can subscribe to your mailing list. Use something simple like Mailchimp to make it super easy. Now you can gauge interest before your site even exists. Get 100,000 subscriptions overnight? It's probably time to figure out how to get money from these individuals. You can probably make enough to make a decent living ...


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The domain authority on expired domains comes mostly from the inbound links to their deep pages. If you have similar enough content that your domain can satisfy the users that click on those links then you might get some SEO benefit from the domain redirect. To get it, you would have to put appropriate redirects in place. For example if you find a link ...


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While on one hand my answer will give some similar advice already given, I will add a bit more for a better understanding. Google is a registrar for a good reason. How that manifests is not entirely clear, however, we know that it gives access to domain name registration information at the very least. I do know that Google had agreements for years with some ...


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Yes you can host it on your own server. If you have a static IP, just up your network as if are a server and this should work. There is plenty to be found on the matter. You don't need a domainname. A domainname is for the common user, it's a whole lot easier to remember a name than an IP address. Just think of your contact list, it's easier to remember the ...


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You can start out hosting it on your own computer. I started out hosting my first website on my own computer. Now I make my living from websites. But when you do so, be aware: Your home is going to have lousy uptime. Your site is going to go offline for a variety of reasons: snow storms, traffic accidents, neighbors hogging bandwidth, your ...


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This is a great idea, when handled properly. You need to to some research about domains first Verify that there is not Manual Penalty to this domain (Verify it through Google Webmaster Tool ) Check the back-links of domain if any. It might be victim of Penguin 2 & 2.1 (You can use ahref.com for example) Redirecting domains without above ...


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Google will only ever rank .il domains well in Isreal. Google assumes that all content on .il domains is not very relevant outside Isreal. Google maintains a list of top level domains that are geo-targetable. There are a few country code TLDs on that list: .ad .as .bz .cc .cd .co .dj .fm .io .la .me .ms .nu .sc .sr .su .tv .tk .ws However, if your ...


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as @w3dk mention in the comments, I had to add a R=301 in my .htaccess file. RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{SERVER_NAME}/$1 [R=301,L] </IfModule> I didn't try Goyllo's answer but I think it's a good one if you don't have access to the server.


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If you have purchase a standard, single domain SSL certificate, then it will be for one domain, so you can only use it for domainname.com or www.domainname.com. If you have purchased a wildcard or UCC certificate then it will allow either unlimited subdomains (in the case of a wildcard) or mulitple domains up to a certain number (in the case ...


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For not having proper reputation to add a comment, here I try to give suggestion that perhaps suit to your problem. Try to change the chmod first into 755, then try to delete them again. That's all. :D


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My question is, can I make a site and make it public world wide with following conditions: Instead of hosting website on hosting service provider like Amazon, host it on my own server. No matter bandwidth, no matter performance, no matter uptime. Yes. I don’t want domain name. No matter people access my site using my public ip e.g. ...


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If this is a new domain and you haven't promoted it yet (why would you if there is no site?) then just leave it and work on the site. If you don't tell anyone about it and don't link to it it will be like a silent number and no one will find it.


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http://www.example.com/~username/ The ~username part is a temporary URL just to open and view your website. It wont affect your website if you access it via the temporary URL. This give you the power to access the hosting files before your Domain DNS gets propagated (1 hour to 48 hours) across the globe. /public_html/example.co.nz This is peculiar but I ...


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Hostgator refers to the ~username URL as a "temporary URL." They suggest that you don't actually use it. Instead, you should put your domain name into your local computer's host file until it is live in DNS. Hostgator has a help page that explains this. It also offers migration solutions from the temporary URL for all their server configurations. ...


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Subdomains in one account with cPanel is definitely possible. It's a feature that works quite well, actually. Multiple domains in one cPanel account isn't gonna work. If you would still prefer some central management, maybe you should consider access to WHM. Then again, this is all up to your hosting company. You should ask them.


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I heard it's not possible to have separate cPanel passwords for the two domain[s] if I'm only paying for one hosting account. I assume you mean separate cPanel user logins with separate passwords. Unless your provider actively allows this, the answer is likely "No." Is it possible to have separate passwords for FTP and SSH? Regarding SSH, this ...


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You can use one domain and then make it subdomain. Like stackexchange.com using webmasters.stackexchange.com and others.By using one domain only you make the subacategories.


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It depends on the terms and conditions and type of hosting you use for the most part. If you use a dedicated server, then you'll be able to have an entire cpanel interface in your control to the point where you can assign a different username/password to each domain and have as many domains as you want attached to the server. If you use another hosting ...


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You can't tell a domain's history just by looking at the Whois record - that is just a current snapshot. However, there are some 3rd party services (eg. domaintools.com - not free) that monitor and report on this information. The "Updated" date is simply when the Whois record was last updated. Anything could have been updated. By coincidence, one of my ...


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I would recommend going with free blogging platforms such as wordpress and blogger. You dont have to worry about hosting nor domain. Also you will find tons of free themes to get your website up and running.


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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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Google Webmaster Tools has no option to set HTTPS as the preferred version. Google takes this automatically from your canonical link tag. <link rel="canonical" href="https://example.com/"> So whenever the Google spider sees this line in your head section, Google automatically indexes the HTTPS version of your site. Nowadays, Google indexes HTTPS ...


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Domain transfers do typically take quite a while, and can take even longer than 7 days if the domain administrative contact does not click on a authorization link in their email to approve the transfer. However, typically, email hosting/mail servers are not "tied" to a domain registration. You should be able to transfer your domain to another domain ...


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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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