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This is related to how the new TLD are administered. Old TLDs can be administered by several parties (.com, .org, .net, .biz, etc . . .) so there is competition in the field because it was viewed as a monopoly when first setup (those TLDs started at $50 back in the day through Network Solutions.) The new rights to .anythinggoes are purchased by a single ...


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You can read the domain renewal policy here: http://www.nic.io/renewpolicy.html The domain drops out of expiration and becomes available 90 days after it expires. nic.io also tells you when the domain will drop. For example, the domain 60.io is dropping in a couple of days, which you can see from the WHOIS info on nic.io: ...


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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a non-profit organisation responsible for the root-level infrastructure, policy and governance of the Internet. Principally they: Work closely with Domain Name Registries that have chosen to enter into a contract with ICANN for governance, technical assistance and dispute resolution etc. ...


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Your host name also needs to be added to /etc/hosts in 127.0.0.1 section. If you haven't rebooted since editing /etc/hostname you also need to set the hostname using the hostname command. This normally happens at bootup from /etc/hostname. Here is a script that I use to make sure the host name is set correctly on my Ubuntu ec2 instance: #!/bin/sh set -e ...


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WHOIS is actually a protocol. Various websites and tools can use this particular protocol to find out about the availability of a domain name. And yes, most of these websites are trustworthy, simply because they don't have much to gain from you. Why would they need your input to inspire them about the importance of a particular domain name? A vast number of ...


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There will definitely be some link juice pushed over from the DA 30 domain to the DA 15 domain. But how juice gets passed over depends on how relevant example1.com is to example2.com. For example, if example1.com is a site to buy vinyl albums and example2.com is a site about cooking spices, then you aren't going to get much of a ranking boost from it. But ...


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Please do not think that the auto-suggestion mechanism is too much of any indication. It is a simple process that has no significant tie to search. But your question is still a good one. Both domain names will perform for search as they should. There may be some confusion for users who are looking for one or the other domain with the auto-suggestion ...


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To get a website up at a domain name you need to follow these steps: Register the domain name. At the registrar, point the NameServer (NS) records to the domain name server (DNS) that will be handling the domain. On the name server, add records to resolve the host name to your server. Configure your web server to handle requests that come in for that ...


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I'll be quoting wikipedia on this, but I believe in this case the information is reliable: WHOIS servers operated by Regional Internet Registries (RIR) can be queried directly to determine the Internet Service Provider responsible for a particular resource. The records of each of these registries are cross-referenced, so that a query to ARIN ...


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A CNAME is not a redirect. Rather it is an alias. If you put a CNAME record in DNS the host name will resolve to the same IP address as the other host name. The webserver must be configured to handle the content. It has a choice: Serve the same content as the other domain Redirect to the other domain It is the webserver that must make this ...


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Don't duplicate the site. As recommended by Google, you should use a 301 redirect. https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/93633?hl=en Page content added for completeness for future visitors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1lVPrYoBkA If you need to change the URL of a page as it is shown in search engine results, we recommend that you use a ...


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Redirection is the way to send both users and search engines to a different URL but from the directly requested URL. Redirection is a very common practice and it is basically about the direction of pages from one page to another. By doing such a practice one can maintain the SEO value of the site.Hence the idea of redirection is quite good as it will move ...


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I am not sure why you need to shutdown you site, but if that includes giving up your domain name or host, then no there is nothing you can do. However, if you can retain your domain name and still host it somewhere, then a blanket 301 redirect will preserve some of your back link status and preserve the domain site metrics. If you can redirect some or as ...


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Your CNAME should be www.bracketfanatic.com pointing to bracketfanatic.com. But that may not be the only thing you need to set. DNS does not normally control redirects, however, there may be something we are not aware of that the host is doing. Make this change and see if that does not solve your problem. If not, then we will have to look further.


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.app is only a proposed gTLD and as such there is no release date from ICANN yet.


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Some registrars will allow you to register the .uk by verifying ownership of the .co.uk address. For example, I registered the address medexpress.co.uk with name.com who do not offer .uk domains. I registered the medexpress.uk with names.co.uk, after supplying verification that I own medexpress.co.uk. However, some registrar's such as 123-reg would not ...


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The Process: The exact drop time varies by registry - from 30 to 60 days. It can take up to 75 days for the domain to actually drop. Contact the registrar to find out what their hold time is. The domain will stay in pendingDelete for about 5 days. There is no set time for when a domain is dropped, though it does appear to start in the 11am-2pm PST (2pm - ...


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Register Compass has details about the pending delete status. Their information concurs with what you have read. The deletion period lasts only 5 days. On the last day of this period, typically between 11am and 2pm Pacific Time that domain name will be completely dropped from the ICANN database. Once this happens anyone is free to register that domain ...



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