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Can I transfer a domain out of Route 53 (AWS) where it was purchased?

The keyword here is completely. I'd like to move a domain purchased at AWS to Whois.com, partly for convenience and partly to get away from AWS. But I'd think twice about moving it if I have to log ...
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Old registrar had DNSSEC enabled and after transferring, the new registrar doesn't support it. Now the site won't load

I made a domain transfer with DNSSEC enabled to an operator that does not support DNSSEC. The first operator has no option to disable DNSSEC, and I did not think about it anyway. And now I have a ...
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Can ICANN really cancel your domains if you dont provide them with your personal data? [duplicate]

Hi, my registrar is requiring me to update my contact information and they say that if its not accurate (in other words if I am LYING) ICANN can cancel my domain. I really dont mind giving away my ...
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Domain expired more than 30 days ago but is still owned by registrar, registrar is not responding. What will happen to the domain next? [duplicate]

I had a domain expire due to a failed auto-renew payment. It expired without me noticing on June 21. The registrar (Freenom) kept the domain and email accounts up and running until July 27. When the ...
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To disable the domain transfer lock, first deactivate the private registration

I'm looking to migrate from ionos to godaddy or similar. Referencing: https://www.ionos.com/help/domains/set-up-and-manage-an-external-domain-at-11-ionos/removing-an-external-domain/ and, presumably, ...
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How to register domain for 15 years?

I have heard that Google trust that website which has long expiry date. that want to know how can I register my domain for a long period.
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How to preserve SEO when transferring registrar?

Sorry for the newbie question I may be totally off with my understanding, but I am unable to find anywhere where my question is explicitly listed. From my understanding SEO can be preserved if a ...
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When will new gTLD applications be available?

The ICANN "New gTLD Program" was initiated in 2012: https://icannwiki.org/New_gTLD_Program Applicants applied for a variety of new TLDs, many of which are now available for public ...
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When will the TLD .app be publicly available for registration?

My website would be well suited for the .app top level domain. I'd like to register the name as soon it's possible. Is there any information on when it's possible for "normal" people to register and ...
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Registering an Iranian domain as an American citizen

I'd like to register a .ir domain for a neat domain hack, but it seems to be quite difficult as it's Iranian. Every site I've seen requires either an Iranian National ID (which I don't have) or ...
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Godaddy expired domain transfer

My domain recently expired on 12/05/2021 and I wanted to transfer it to a new registrar. So I initiated the transfer. Unlocked the domain and got the transfer auth key and initiated the transfer at ...
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Is it possible for individuals or companies to hire an EEA citizen to be a trustee to obtain a .it domain?

As we understand it, .it domains require trustees if an individual or company is not EU based. We have found a variety of .it domain trustee services on the web. It is challenging to get a sense of ...
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How do large companies purchase domain names before they have a company email?

Newbie here so please correct me Domain names are purchased through a domain name registrar. In order to purchase and manage the domain, you need an account with the registrar. That account requires ...
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Firebase hosting: www.example.com redirect to example.com says "domain not verified"

I have bought a domain from GoDaddy, and I want to host a static website using firebase hosting. When connected to firebase, example.com works. But when I want to redirect www.example.com to example....
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Gratis email boxes filter my contact form emails ; local email box doesn't ; but what if I want a domain registrar email box? [closed]

My domain registrar and my hosting provider are not the same company. On my shared hosting environment with CentOS, Bash, Apache, PHP and MySQL I host an all core MediaWiki website with a CMS-agnostic ...
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Is it usually better to establish hosting for a domain based email account with a domain registrar or web host?

When a domain registrar and a website hoster are not the same entity, than generally a website owner can choose on which of the two to establish a Domain Based Email Account (DBEA). There can be pros ...
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Domain been on clientHold, pendingDelete for 2 months, now is also redemptionPeriod

I've been tracking a certain domain on whois for the past month now. Expires on 2021-01-04 Updated on 2021-01-03 Status: clientHold, pendingDelete, redemptionPeriod The redemptionPeriod status only ...
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Do search engines ever ignore unconventional domain suffixes?

If someone is located in the USA and they search for a unique pronoun or brand name as it would appear in the domain name URL (a name recognizable enough that it is already reserved with various ...
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Why don't companies register domains at their own registrar?

Some well-known registrars like Amazon (Route 53), Google and Namecheap don't register their own domain names (e.g. amazon.com, cloudfront.net, google.com etc.) at their own registrars, while some ...
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A domain I used to own has been registered by someone else and they are using my old website content

I built my own website a few years ago for my own business. It was registered with IONIS 1&1, I Cancelled the domain as the business closed. The domain has been registered with a provider called ...
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How does a domain registrar forward emails from non existent account [closed]

I've registered a domain in a domain registrar, and in one of its' upgrades it includes an email address for the domain (for example info@example.com if I registered the domain example.com), for a ...
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Registry changing a standard domain to premium while it's registered and active?

People with experience at registrars and working with registries, especially for newer gTLDs: I work with reselling domains using a large non-GoDaddy registrar and their API to automate via our ...
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What shows the person's authority on a domain name?

Like if you own a property, your property papers shows its your property. No-one can claim that it's their property, not yours because you are the one got papers. Anyway, what shows your authority on ...
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How can a domain be showing as pendingDelete & redemptionPeriod, but not expire for another year?

I'm looking to buy a domain that's currently showing as pending delete, but also showing that it's in the redemption period. The strange thing is that it's showing the expiry date as next year, ...
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Our domain was suspended by registry due to "potential abuse"

We have been using the domain cdn4.website for our Content Delivery Network (CDN) for a couple of years. It is used by all the webshops we support. On the 28th of February all our webshops started ...
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Domain Renewal - Unable to contact current registrar

I have a domain name which was registered with a registrar called enameco. It is due for renewal soon. Apparently the original registrar - enameco - do not exist anymore - atleast the original site ...
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Transferring a domain name that's about to expire

I have a bunch of domain names that I wish to transfer to a different registrar. They are about to expire in about 38 days from today. Is there any guideline in place from ICANN about the number of ...
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Understanding the cost of a domain under a "premium" TLD such as .rich, .inc, .auto, .car, or .pr

We (a newly created startup) came up with a great name and we were looking to start our brand on a matching domain. We found our name fits perfectly with one of those "premium" top level domains that ...
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Transfer .ac.uk domain to new owner and registrar

Can .ac.uk domain names be transferred to a new owner and registrar in much the same way other domains are handled? Are there any restrictions on this? I'm aware there are certain eligibility ...
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Google sites + custom domain DNS configuration

I have a google site and I have a domain. The domain is registered with GoDaddy and points to DreamHost (I host other sites on this DH account so it is not dedicated for this site). Because it's a ...
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Is there a way to re-acquire an expired domain without paying the huge fees for a "Premium" domain?

I have a few domains that I had registered and used a long time ago, and then I let them expire. I want to start them up again and now I am told the cost is as much as $40,000 because it is a "Premium"...
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Is it possible to get my domain back?

I've had a domain for about 10 years. It expired on 2017-02-18. I got emails about it. I tried to renew it, but I couldn't, because I can't open my account on a registrar's site. I wrote mails, but ...
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Who owns the domain name after a transfer?

I recently bought a .com domain name from a local registrar and I would like to transfer it to GearHost. This is the first time I've owned my own domain name, so there are still a lot of questions and ...
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Domain name transfer: do you lose years left at current registrar?

I have a domain registered at GoDaddy. it was registered for five years (two years ago). whois records shows it will expire some time in 2015. Now I want to transfer to Gandi. The problem is Gandi ...
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Are some TLDs more expensive than others?

The registration price for domains containing "hot" keyphrases in a domain name (such as seo) is often automatically higher as these considered premium by a pricing algorithm (and its developers). I ...
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Can I transfer registrar and owner email in the same auth code?

I have one .com domain name that's created and owned by a company we hired 5 years back. Now I decided to take things under my control so I asked the company to transfer the domain ownership to me. ...
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Changing name when a domain holder is a citizen of one country; possible problems

I am a citizen of Israel and I desire to generally cut all ties with it besides generally with family, friends and job. Currently I live in another state as a temporary resident. I consider changing ...
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What is the safest way to search for domain names availability?

I am victim of Domain name front running. I searched for domain names on some sites & I lost those names soon. Now, what is the safest way to search for availability of domain names ? Using ...
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Why aren't gTLD domains sold in a unified price?

As far as I understand, the Israeli Internet association (ISOC-IL), always sold domains with Israeli ccTLDs (.*.il), whether directly or indirectly (through its representatives or through the ...
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Should renewal price of gTLD will always be identical to the price of purchase?

This question is a follow up for this question As far as I understand, the Israeli Internet association (ISOC-IL), always sold domains with Israeli ccTLDs (.*.il), whether directly or indirectly (...
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Redirect root domain to path

Searched all questions by redirect keyword (e.g. 1, 2) but none of them fit my case. I want to redirect my domain (www.example.com) to another (sub-)domain including path and query if possible: www....
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Best way to handle email address for use with domain registration?

I have registered a domain that I use exclusively for email. In addition to my main email address (foo@example.com), I have companyA@example.com, companyB@example.com, justforfriends@example.com, etc....
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Can my domain registrar requests high price for renewal if my domain became famous?

If I ordered a domain from a registrar company for 2 years, then my domain became very famous and it's market value increased very much, what prevents the registrar from asking for very high fees for ...
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Transferring a .com domain... Realistic timeframe?

I'm transferring a .com domain from GoDaddy to 1and1 (UK) and I'm wondering if anyone could tell me a likely timeframe for its completion? 1and1 say "up to 5 days", but that's pretty vague. What's ...
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How do I create name servers for my VPS package?

I have recently signed up for a knownhost VPS package. My account has been set up on their end. They want me to create ns1.outsourcingnepal.com and ns2.outsourcingnepal.com in my registrar and point ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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Predicting future domain registration fees

With gTLDs, there are many top-level domains to choose from. I can buy a domain on .us for $7.88/year or a .ai domain for $68.88/year. However, as far as I can tell, the TLD operator can charge ...
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Why would a registrar not allow transfer-in of .ca domains?

I started at a company that had domain name registrations scattered among several different registrars. I wanted to consolidate all of these registrations to a single registrar to simplify management ...
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Does domain registrar performance matter?

Can performance matter between multiple domain registrars? What should one measure to determine which registrar is more performant? The shared hosting will be at a separate provider so I will use the ...
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How can i register domain, with no personal info provided [duplicate]

I want to register a domain for my hosted website and hosted e-mail. I am concerned that if i provide personal info my data will be used by spammers, identity thieves. or other attackers. I don't ...

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