Questions tagged [domains]

Domains are hostnames that identify Internet Protocol (IP) resources such as web sites. They provide a human-friendly, easily recognizable and memorizable names to numerically addressed Internet resources.

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website only shows with www. before domain [closed]

I have set up a website on digitalocean with the LAMP web Server and added a domain to it. My problem is that if I search the domain without www. at the beginning, I get back the standart page 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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From a technical standpoint, why do we have to pay for any domain name?

In terms of the ownership of any domain name, why is it that a person or a company who owns a website and the technology to make the said website work has to pay "extra" money to "rent&...
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How do you remove the trash left by previous domain name owner?

So, I recently bought a domain name from Bluehost. Soon, I realized the domain name used to belong to someone else before I bought it. Now, the problem I am facing is that there are a few trash files ...
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Making WWW. work for subdomain with no hosting?

We have a domain, example.com for instance. In our DNS settings for this domain, we've created a forward for give.example.com subdomain to redirect to another website which works great. (It's ...
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Domain forwarding: not working on Google

I have set up a forwarder on my domain to go to one of my social media profiles. This works fine if I visit my domain directly e.g. www.loremipsum.co.uk, but if I search my name in Google and find my ...
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Purchasing a high Domain Rating domain for a 301 redirect

I'm considering purchasing a domain that has a high Domain Rating (78) by ahrefs (https://ahrefs.com/website-authority-checker) The domain is a good domain in terms of not just its domain rating but ...
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Would removing a domain-verification tag specific to a social media platform (Facebook) have negative effects on SEO?

Our company previously had a Facebook page, complete with FB business and advertising account, so naturally, years ago, I installed a facebook-domain-verification tag on the website using a TXT record ...
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Is it possible to look up expiration dates for domains in the .DE (Germany) TLD?

It appears that running a whois on .DE domains returns almost no information. Using google.de as an example: $ whois google.de % Restricted rights. % % Terms and Conditions of Use % % The above data ...
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Google Domains won't redirect `http` to `https` when Bluehost handles the DNS and website

I have a website hosted on bluehost, but using a domain from Google domains. I am trying to force it to always redirect http://example.io -> https://example.io from the google domains site. However,...
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After delisting in Spam-Filter (SORBS) still blocked

weeks ago I had to unblock a webdomain from SORBS.net. They listed my Website (IP) as a spam and we weren't able to write E-Mails to some most of our customers (mostly company-mail-addresses). So I ...
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Which Google Sites URL is shown by google results: default or custom domain?

About custom domain on Google sites, let's assume that we have this configuration : Default domain: https://sites.google.com/view/example-com Custom domain: http://example.com After publication and ...
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How to setup email if using a third party hosting and the site is hosted on Netlify?

Been researching the site for this but not seeing it and I've ran through: How to setup MX records on a shared application serving multiple domains? How to setup MX records for a static AWS S3 ...
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Can I develop and test WordPress and PHP without a domain name?

I intend to learn and develop a website using WordPress and PHP. I read from the web that as a start, these two are sufficient for a typical website with database storage and retrieval/query ...
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Display custom domain in search results rather than wordpress.com subdomain

How to show a custom domain URL instead of domain's URL assigned by wordpress.com in the Google search results? For example, if I have free subdomain like http://example.wordpress.com, how can I show ...
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How are domain names taken/used

So I am trying to make a website when I start to look into getting a domain, I am going to run this on a server I have build and I realise that I have to rent a domain, so I put my wanted website name ...
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Ranking two pages for same keyword on different domains at google

what is it like to rank two pages, with different domains and IP's, for the identical keyword, with different content, on Google? The two pages have the same owner. Does Google recognize that the two ...
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Registered domain with Shopify as Reseller. Can I use it outside Shopify? How?

I registered a domain name with Tucows.com, but on Shopify. I have since closed my Shopify account, but am having difficulty accessing it outside Shopify. Need help
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point CNAME record to A record

On my domain example.com, I want to have a generic subdomain test.example.com that point to the folder test, and various cname (es. bar.example.com, foo.example.com) that all points to test.example....
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How to set up DNS records / domain files on aplus.net for a custom domain for Heroku?

Aplus.net is not listed as one of the DNS providers by Heroku for setting up a custom domain for your Heroku app. And you can't delete the default A record for your domain. How can you configure Aplus....
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Does the listed price for domain transfer include registration for one year?

My website freelensia.com is currently hosted at GoDaddy. The renewal period has come and we are looking at different options since it seems GoDaddy increased its price by quite a bit. 32 USD for 2 ...
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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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Where to get name servers' addresses?

I bought hosting and a domain from the hosting company and they messaged me asking for "name servers for them to point to". I am new to all this DNS stuff and don't really know where to get ...
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Main domain hosted on Google servers and registered with Google domains, but I want a subdomain ONLY to point to Netlify

Been trying to this for a few days after countless tutorials and I can’t seem to figure it out. The desired outcome is this: www.example.com is my main react app hosted on Google Cloud Servers. blog....
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DNS, Nameserver(s), Virtualmin/Webmin Configuration with GoDaddy

I'm in the process of migrating all of my websites and DNS to my own local webserver. I've opted to use Webmin/Virtualmin after trying out all the various Open Source options. I'm having some trouble ...
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I would like to set up a subdomain for my website that redirects to my discord invite link

Is there a way to Set a subdomain on my website to redirect to my discord invite? Is it possible and is it allowed?
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Problem with iframe cloaking, How can I add all my website files into a domain name itself?

I have come to the point where a “simple” way of building websites is just not able to facilitate larger projects. I have been using repl.it to simply host and read files I have coded in HTML, CSS, JS ...
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Offered equivalent .com domain to purchase, what is going on, and how to proceed?

A quick bit of background: I run a small (single person) software company, and operate under a .com.au domain that I have had for around 8 years. There has always been a .com domain of the same name, ...
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Long Tail Domain - Multiple Domain [duplicate]

i have a question, for example i have a website for example of score results, you can say that is my main website, with scores, news, whathever. But i buy new domains where is searched a lot on ...
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URL is unknown to Google - Will this still be indexed?

I am cloaking my website over a site I have developed in replit, but found a way to cloak over a pre-existing domain through managing DNS records and choosing a "cloak" method. This is a ...
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When does a .com domain become available after it expires? (With status clientTransferProhibited) [duplicate]

the domain I want is taken and according to ICANN it expires on 2021-01-05. The only status it has is "clientTransferProhibited". I am not sure how to interpret this domain status... Does ...
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Is it possible to add 10 subdomains in a separate cPanel account from the main domain?

I would like to know is it possible to have one domain in a separate cPanel account and all the subdomains in another separate account. Main domain: One cpanel account. 10 subdomains: One cpanel ...
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Why custom resource records in Google DNS panel is not working?

I bought a domain from domains.google. Then I went into my panel, connected it to Google Sites, and then I went on to create custom DNS resource records for my subdomains. Google Sites works perfectly....
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What SEO considerations and/or improvements (if any) are realized when “SVCB” DNS RRs are added?

The primary purpose of SVCB records is to decrease the time and complexity of the client lookup by providing the origin IP address directly rather than forcing the client to fetch the A/AAAA or CNAME ...
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Google shows IP instead of domain

I've tried breaking my problem down into some smaller stuff that I asked here but I couldn't figure it out so I am looking for a complete solution now. Google is showing my website's IP address https:/...
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Browsers shows my website's IP instead of domain name in search results

My website's IP address shows up when searching on google. Google knows the site exists, if I search for my website. Bing doesn't though, if I search for my website on bing. my nginx config file: ...
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Do ccTLDs rank lower when searching for that country from outside the country?

I am thinking about starting up a travel agency website for booking vacation packages specifically in Costa Rica and I am trying to decide on a domain name. Costa Rica has the ccTLD .cr. To quote MOZ: ...
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What does GoDaddy do with their expiring domains that were registered before 2005?

In https://godaddy.com/help/bid-on-expiring-domains-893, GoDaddy say: If a domain name registered with us after May 2, 2005 expires, we automatically list it for auction on GoDaddy Auctions® 25 days ...
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My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks - can I transfer it instead of renewing it?

My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks. I do not want to renew with the same company. If I wait until the expiration date, can I renew with a different company? Is the domain instantly released the ...
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Backlink from subdomain [duplicate]

I wanted to know how the traffic is calculated if I get a backlink from a subdomain page. For example, a website corriere.it has over 20M organic traffic, but roma.corriere.it has 500K
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How wise is it from SEO standpoint to pick a business name that is picked before by another small business

After days of thinking and brainstorming to pick a name for my tech based startup I came up with a very simple and elegant name which is perfect except for it has already been picked by another very ...
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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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Are there SEO issues when splitting a subdirectory into its own domain?

We have a very busy website which primary domain is news related. In addition to our website, we have a couple of subprojects, which are not news related, but are hosted on the same domain with ...
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What is the correct configuration for multiple domains to be hosted under the same webspace in Plesk?

I have multiple domains, which I hope to add to Plesk using an API, to be hosted under the same webspace. As in firstsite.example will the main, but the secondsite.example and thirdsite.example will ...
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How to point subdomain to AWS Amplify?

I have domain registered on porkbun suppose example.com I have landing page hosted on wix.com,from which I used their nameservers in porkbun's setting and www.example.com is working fine. Now I have ...
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Phantom redirect? I can't find or 'turn off' the redirect [closed]

I changed domains and redirected the old domain to the new one and then eventually completely deleted the hosting for that old domain. Recently I've decided I want to use it and I've opened up hosting ...
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Want to point a domain to a host and already changed nameservers, what's next?

To be totally honest this is driving me mad because I know it's probably something simple. So I have my domain (elogee.com) registered at 1and1.com while my host is GoDaddy. Right, every article I've ...
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Reclaim Domain Control

I believe the answer is a given, but there may be a loophole somewhere that I haven't uncovered. I have been contacted by a business to take over their web design and hosting. Currently they are ...

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