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There's a programmed delay just so that they make sure that tests run against the system are inconclusive. For that very reason, delay's' length is not always the same. So, you'll have to simply wait.


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CloudFlare is setting up the domain. Since it is used to work with the main domain. Techincally speaking the "www." prefix is always a subdomain/CNAME/alias of the main domain. You're all fine with CloudFlare configuring the domain without www since you're able to control both the non-www and www part of it. So for the DNS settings, everything looks fine. ...


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First things first: You may not have a problem at all and you are trying to fix one. There is no search value to the gTLD or ccTLD. There is a difference in how domains penetrate into the various data centers and search engine sites based upon gTLD or ccTLD, however, that does not apply here. Changing TLDs will do nothing positive for you. Changing TLDs ...


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If you're curious to see your propagation, visit https://www.whatsmydns.net/ and enter your domain to see where it's checking in on various DNS servers. Your mobile phone is a different network than your home computer and is using different DNS servers. You can also try flushing your DNS on your computer to see if that's a culprit: ...


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It turns out this was indeed a bug in their system where the introduction of .uk domains a year ago as a country-code top level domain (ccTLD) and not just as a second-level domain (e.g. .co.uk, .org.uk, .ac.uk etc.), had not yet been catered for in their system.


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If I were you, I would certainly take both domains, you wouldn't want someone else to use elniño.com when you have a site called elnino.com. Point both to the same webspace, but choose one as the cannonical one. It can be either, but personally I would go for the one without accents, because it's sure to work from anywhere and avoids compatibility or ...


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Most common second-level names under .name cannot be registered at all. They are reserved by the registry. If you run a whois search on such a name, you'll get the following result (e.g. this query for bianchi.name): Not available for second level registration. Third level registrations may be available on this shared name. A name that is not ...


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This occurs because the .htaccess will be inherited in all child directories. This is a common issue when using add-on domains because each domain shares the same path environment. This can be resolved by any of the following: Use more secure hosting with jailed accounts Use a .htaccess in each add-on domain child directory Use %{HTTP_HOST} ...


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"How to set up a sub subdomain" From Tech Titbits, Jul 8th, 2008 by Ellimist. I’ve been getting quite a few hits from Google to the DNS Guide post from people searching for how to set up a sub subdomain. It’s quite simple actually. Say you want to set up a sub sub domain sub2.sub1.domain.com. All you need to do is create an A record for ...


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Best to not worry about this or try to copy. Fall back to the "is it a good user experience" mantra. Two identical sites ranking #1 & #2? That there is stinky for users. And when Google figures out they are showing that, they'll definitely kill it. And while they shouldn't then punish BR for it, what's to stop them.


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Technically speaking, bananarepublic.gap.com is a CNAME for www.bananarepublic.com via www.bananarepublic.com.edgesuite.net so these are the same site. www.bananarepublic.com appears to redirect to bananarepublic.gap.com using a 302. There is a canonical tag in bananarepublic.gap.com <link rel="canonical" href="http://www.gapfactorystore.com" /> which ...


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The < appname >.herokuapp.com target is doing virtualhosting (hosting multiple domains on one IP) and your space is configured to serve requests for < appname >.herokuapp.com but since you made a CNAME of www.< domain >.net pointing to it, the target is getting a request for www.< domain >.net and unless the target is specifically configured to ...


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www. is an automatic alias. (See http://www.chickenaday.appspot.com/ vs http://chickenaday.appspot.com/). Why force the user? If you do want to redirect, you could try this untested snippet of slightly modified code from http://stackoverflow.com/a/10964868/3164117: from urlparse import urlparse, urlunparse @app.before_request def redirect_nonwww(): ...


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No need for any tools really. You don't even need to change your nameservers. You can do it with just an A record(s) for the most part. First log into your DNS zone manager. Then make an A record pointing the domain to your server IP. Then make a www CNAME record with an alias to that domain, as well as an MX of the same domain alias. On the server, use ...


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There are several issues you are dealing with. Having more domains does not help with search traffic. As a concept, this notion can be thrown away. There is little exception to this rule. Having sites with little or thin content can never rank. Search engines prefer sites with content. Spam sites have historically hosted thin content, link pages, and ...


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According to: https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/2721217 Your idea is bad. It specifically states ...some redirects deceive search engines or display content to human users that is different than that made available to crawlers. It's a violation of Google Webmaster Guidelines to redirect a user to a different page with the intent to ...


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The easiest ways to do a redirect in order from the old-fashioned method to the best method is as follows: Code snippet 1 saved as index.html in the document root of the old URL. <html> <head> <title>Redirecting</title> <meta http-equiv="refresh" content="1;URL=http://store.xyz.com"> </head> <body> ...


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For the sake of SEO, and maintaining your pages' rank, you may want to permanently redirect the old URLs to the new ones. Here's the Google documentation on redirects.


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You can transfer your hosting services from one provider to another. I have followed some simple steps while transferring my services from Godaddy to Bigrock Create a Backup of Your Website Data The next step here is the domain registration company to go about changing the information from your old DNS information to the new DNS system. Typically, this ...


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You most certainly do not have to buy store.xyz.com as a new domain name. store.xyz.com is a part of xyz.com A domain name is made up of multiple parts www.google.com www.google.com | | | --- domain name extension | | --- domain name | --- subdomain mail.google.com mail.google.com | | | --- domain name extension | | --- ...


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Always make sure your website has web pages that return the HTTP status 200 code (which means the result is an actual page). What I do for site verification with google webmaster tools is follow it's recommended method: Download this HTML verification file. [google2da9166c91fd3e7e.html] Upload the file to http://example.com/ Confirm ...


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If you suspect people would misspell so much, consider to simply change brand name. It's reasonable. Anyway: you would find queries with misspelled brand name in your Webmaster Tools. If some of them get a discreet amount of traffic, just bid them on AdWords. It would come cheap. No, Google won't learn anything from what you do on AdWords, but at least you ...


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Google and other major search engines are pretty good at learning and returning brandings that are purposely mispelt. Even my own site spelt BYBE google used to returning results for 'BABY' and 'BABE' for almost a year, other good examples: Flickr Reddit Digg Tumblr Mashbord Fiverr All purposely misspelt Google will assoicate the correct and incorrect ...


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You should open the control panel of your domain name provider. If you bought your domain with SquareSpace and you manage it through it, follow these instructions http://help.squarespace.com/guides/opening-dns-settings Then, modify the MX records under DNS settings according to the new web server. About the subdomain webmail.example.com: it depends on your ...


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Is every single page different? Let's say there were pages with the same content on both domains, for instance information about your company, with the only difference being the .jp's company information is in Japanese while the .com's company information is in English - in this case, you could use the hreflang annotation to further help Google find and ...


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That is going to happen to at least some point without your having to do anything. Google uses a load-balancing mechanism to load different Google sites according to the audience. It would not make sense for a data center to serve sites and pages that a portion of the world is not looking for or in a language that is not understood. The .com site will have a ...


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The new TLDs are as secure as the legacy TLDs. Here why? For starters, every new domain registry operator had to pass a rigorous application process to own the rights to a new TLD (Financial, Policies, Technical etc.) If a new TLD operator did fail ICANN, the governing body for the Internet and all domains has backup processes in place where they would ...


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How does this affect the SEO of the website and does it also affect other websites that are hosted on the same server? Just the generation of a subdomain wouldn't affect the website. A cPanel add-on domain is unlikely to have an effect on another domain which are in general completely scoped from each other. When it has an effect, will that effect ...


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I reviewed your record and the error was because of the spaces( ) in the keys. the key must be in a single line without space. Look closely and remove all spaces and it will work properly. Best regards! p= ...


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With regards to displaying email addresses, it is worth considering methods to prevent their being easily harvested for spamming. The email address I use only for WHOIS records on my domains receives thousands of spam emails a day, mostly from free email accounts (e.g. gmail and similar) with people saying they can help design my website or improve my SEO ...


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We have a client with the unfortunate situation of losing access to their current domain name "A". We've just finished finished setting their website up on domain "B". Both websites on "A" and "B" are the same..... However, "A" is no longer available and we don't have access to renew it. It's now serving advertisement! That last word "same" ...


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Unfortunately, if the old domain is completely lost then it's not possible to "preserve search engine ranking". Otherwise, what would stop anyone else from "preserving" your ranking? The only way is to re-register / renew the old domain and prove ownership by showing you can control the old domain (set-up redirects, verify in GWT, etc.) It's now serving ...


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Sounds like you cannot 301 Redirect or the options available via GWT. You may be able to sue or arbitrate for return of the domain, but it may be quicker just to contact the squatters of domain "A" to negotiate a price and pay the piper. Other options worth trying would be contacting domain A's new registrar, old registrar, new webhost or Google to explain ...


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This is called domain name front running. Apparently it is not illegal although certainly a questionable practice.


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Think about it. What good would it do them?? None. Network Solutions 15 or so years ago used to share in real-time any search with domain monetizers and caught holy-hell for it. Hence why GoDaddy became such a success so fast. NetSol was charging nearly $50 a domain name and sharing searches and selling domain names for very little to those who will bulk ...



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