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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Privacy protection service (i.e. WhoisGuard) for registrars that don't support it?

I have a .com, .me and .info domain registered with a registrar that doesn't support WhoisGuard, and transferring to another registrar is not an option for me. According to my registrar, I am ...
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CPanel - replace all references in user account of domainA with domainB

Trying to solve an easy case for when a user's domain name expired (and got stolen by squatter wanting a ransom!), for a global replacement of any text in that user's cpanel folder of the old expired ...
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What is the impact when purchasing a competitor domain?

I have a website for designers of wedding invites. They show their work on the site. Where my goal is to send as much traffic as I can to the designers websites. In return the pay me for their spot on ...
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Register country based domain when .com is taken

I am looking to buy a domain (e.g. bigdata.io) but the .com domain is already registered (bigdata.com). It belongs to a company working in a different field compared to the purpose I have in mind for ...
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Does domain name change effects seo or ranking? [duplicate]

I have a website (on vpn) which is doing well and has some potential to increase ranking. Lately i've come up with a better name/domain and would like to rename my site. I wanted to know if by ...
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Finding URLs that redirect to a given website

Is there any way to find all URLs that (permanently) redirect to a given website? E.g. www.ubercab.com redirects to www.uber.com. So I'd want a way to determine that www.ubercab.com redirects without ...
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How to host sub domain on a different server?

Web hosting scenario of landing page (foobar.com) built in Jekyll and hosted on Cloudcanyon. Need a sub domain (chat.foobar.com) for a chatroom to go to a different server like Heroku to run the ...
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Temporary domains when when moving applications to new server

I'm currently in the process of moving 20 .Net applications from a dedicated Windows 2008 server to a new 2016 server. How can I ensure the sites are working correctly on a temp domain before I ...
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What is the status of the .DATA TLD?

I see a few registrars allowing per-registrations, but can't find any dates for Sunrise, early access, GA, or any other information. Apparently the registry is Dish DBS Corporation, but that's not ...
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Can you use a subdomain pointed to an IP for SSH

I have a website, and I'd like to use it for SSH-ing. I hate having to remember my computer's IP address, so I was hoping to do something like: ssh uname@me.example.com -p 1234 or ssh uname@example....
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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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Point root domain to a subdomain of another site

How can I point my root domain example.com to a subdomain of another site subdomain.example2.com? he subdomain is wildcard subdomain. I have cPanel root server access. I just want to make it looks ...
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methodology behind using cname to verify domain ownership for use with a host

Webhosting services, such as Squarespace, enable customers to connect their third-party-hosted domains to their site without transferring ownership or switching Nameservers. This is achieved by adding ...
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Pointing Namecheap domain to AWS S3 static website with HSTS .dev TLD

I recently bough a domain with Namecheap with the intention to point it to an AWS S3 static site. My problem is that putting 'www.tagisow.dev' and 'tagisow.dev' into the address bar leads me to an ...
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.htaccess to redirect subdirectory to its own domain name

I have for example 2 domain names gl.example that points to /public_html/ (which has subfolder /public_html/tlf/) and tlf.example that points to the subfolder /public_html/tlf/ How do I redirect so ...
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Review site domain: xxxxreview or xxxxreviews?

I am thinking to opening a local product review site where we will review all kinds of local businesses and their products and readers will be able to comment and vote. My real confusion begins with ...
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What does “Interested in this domain?” site mean? [closed]

I found a good domain but it was taken, I wrote that domain in Google search bar and this came up: I clicked on it and this appeared: What does this mean? Edit: this isn't specific to one site, I ...
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New Email with my own domain - cPanel - Can send but cannot receive any email

I'm using cPanel to create a new address for a specific domain. Using cPanel I've created the following email (it's just an example): demo@domain.com After that I just try some tests and now I can ...
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“.jobs” accepted usage

Wikipedia states "The intended use of the domain jobs is for companies and organizations to register some version of their corporate names and use it for a site aimed at those seeking employment with ...
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Business category in domain name

I have client for a website. He would like to have a domain name that includes his name and the type of business he is running. This client is a freelancer and his registered name is "hisname" for ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a google app engine instance if domain is used by a website builder?

I have a domain that is currently set up to go to a squarespace website. I am also developing an app and so would like to host my API using Google App Engine. I would like to use a subdomain to ...
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How to point my domain to a my server's IP address and configure it to show my website? [duplicate]

I'm doing website on the Linux server (still learning) And I have on 1 IP address to host many web sites. I will have them separately. For example 104.000.0.000:203 for one website and 104.000.0.000:...
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Does Google consider a domain's TLD when matching keywords?

There are two cases I'm thinking of: If the search string is "we buy homes", and the domain is webuy.homes Same search string, but the domain is webuyhom.es I see more and more domains using the 2nd ...
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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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What happens if two websites have the same name?

I was wondering if there are two websites whose owners name them the same, for example, example.com. If I typed in the URL on my browser, which site would I go to?
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Moving content from old site/domain to new [duplicate]

We have two sites/blog, and now we are merging the two blogs into one blog. We move content from domain2.com to domain1.com. What should I consider when it comes to SEO. Should I move all the traffic ...
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Some users still see parked domain page three days after setting DNS records

It's been 3 days now and some users cannot connect to the website (they just see the generic Related Links domain page). MOST users can, but when I try on Verizon Wireless or AT&T Wireless, ...
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How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...
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Pointing sub.domain to remote server and assigning DNS

I've created a CNAME record for sub.domain.com on Site5 pointing to the main domain of an account on BlueHost. On BlueHost I assigned domain.com using the .html verification method and created sub....
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Prevent Duplicate Google Indexing When Moving From www to non-www (Search Console)

I want to move my website away from using the www subdomain. I am using Squarespace which will provide automatic 301 redirects for all pages on the www subdomain to the non-www. I have a sitemap ...
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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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How do I convince my router to let the connection through for my computer to serve?

I know this is a super basic question but I've read about 100 webpages and tutorials and haven't been able to figure things out. So, I've bought a domain name and connected to my external ip address. ...
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Option to change domain name not appearing in Google Search Console site settings

I want to tell Google that my address is changed from one domain to another But I am not getting the option to change the address:
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Can you use a custom subdomain with G Suite if it doesn't have anything hosted there?

I purchased a domain from Namecheap, say myname.example. I'm not hosting anything with this domain or or any of its subdomains. I want to create a G Suite account with the subdomain subdomain.myname....
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OVH active SSL for domains used for redirection

I have 2 domains: domain-a.example is my main website and domain-b.example is a domain used to redirect users to my main website (domain-a.example). On my ovh dashboard I set the redirection from ...
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Can I create/host my own .com/.net domain name at home?

Okay, I'm thinking about hosting my own DNS/Domain name at home for a minecraft server I'm making for a professional IP address (like myservername.example). To my understanding, this is possible? If I ...
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How to prevent domain mirroring?

My URL = https://mydomainurl.com/example-post URL B = https://mirroringurl.com/cdn/example-post All HTML code at "URL B" is the same as the one at my URL, and when I change anything at my site, "URL ...
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Is it OK for SEO to redirect a subdomain to its corresponding add-on domain after Google indexed the subdomain rather than the add-on domain?

I put in place a 301 redirection for the add-on domain subdomain.domain.example to subdomain.example, because Google was sometimes indexing subdomain.domain.example. Is this 301 redirection the ...
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Clicking on links doesn't show the full URL when forwarding my domain with masking

I've a domain purchased from godaddy and i want to host it to my local ip. the local IP i have stays same always and I've already set it up to access able globally. Now in Manage DNS settings of ...
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My domain name is not in search but few other pages are in search [duplicate]

This is really weird but its happening. The domain is about 6 months old and was built with wordpress. It was hacked (a lot of pages were appending after domain name in chinese language etc. I could ...
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Old Url will no longer be available, how to redirect to new URL in IIS?

We currently have a site running of 2 URLs OldSite.subdomain.domain.example newSite.newDomain.example There is the talk of getting rid of the 1st URL completely. Is there anything that can be done ...
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Can I buy my domain again on another service

About a year ago GoDaddy had a $1 domain deal, so I got it. After a year it is time for it to auto-renew, $45??? No thanks, I will cancel and then buy on Crazy Domains, which is cheaper. Can I do ...
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Alternative domain name and Google Search Console

I have a mydomain.com domain that I've been using for years. Recently I purchased mydomain.it on which I applied a 301 redirect (mydomain.it -> mydomain.com). Do I have to do something on Google ...
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Will a privately registered domain become public if it is in dispute?

We registered a domain privately. The domain was recently disputed
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My webpage is showing strange url on google results [closed]

I'm developing a website for a local school on Wordpress but today noticed someting weird when I look for the page in google this is the result I get: KEELER FORCE ブラック+Creepy Crawler M8090 7.00-16 ...
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How do I point a domain registered with Dynadot to a subdirectory of my Godaddy Hosting? [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with Dynadot and I'd like to use my GoDaddy hosting to build the site to save having to pay out for more hosting. I'd need to set it up on a subdomain e.g. subdomain.example....
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Why do some websites have language specific URLs, when the users still use the .com version?

I'm creating my first multilingual website and I have been looking at examples from other websites. So far I've noticed that many popular websites have a .com version and a kr.example.com or example....
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Domain pointing to a wrong URL after performing a database “search and replace”

Upon migrating a WordPress site from development to production, I used Interconnectit's "Database Search and Replace Script in PHP" to update the site URL from http://dev.example.com to http://example....
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Is there a tech meaning behind the io extension for domains?

I didn't see this asked on the site but from my research I know that .io originally belonged to the British Indian Ocean Territory which would go to the United Kingdom but I've noticed more tech blogs ...