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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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Where do we change CNAME in DNS Management? [on hold]

I bought domain (say example.com) from fictional DomainSeller and hosting from fictional HostingCompany. I needed to use a custom domain, and I was asked to add a CNAME record, say: something.example....
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redirect my domain to my facebook page (for free)

Ok, it's neither my domain nor my facebook page. It's a page I made for some club and I keep it on my account using free hosting. The page is not being maintained but their facebook page is very good ...
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Google Domains fails to redirect https non-www, results in 403

I have a weird issue with Google Domains not redirecting https and non-www domain. When I enter example.org it correctly redirects to https://www.example.org, however when I enter https://example.org ...
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Subdomain like account page [closed]

Could someone please explain why https://accounts.nintendo.com works but https://www.accounts.nintendo.com do not work. I have spotted patterns like this in other websites. I can not explain why the ...
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Can we use Google Search Console to merge 40 high authority domains into one?

We have 40 domains that each have high page authority and domain authority. We redirected 301 all the domains to the main website. Is there any way in Google Search Console to tell Google that these ...
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Does a different site architecture in international subdirectories hurt SEO?

I have a top level domain example.com, it's a site for the US already well positioned. The business is expanding to EU and we are going to create subdirectories to use the DA of example.com. Like: ...
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Website not propagating to 1.1.1.1 [closed]

Cloudflare released their 1.1.1.1 name server directory and i chose to use it on my house router. However, its directory is actually slow to pick up the new domain name server change to a website im ...
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Google search console doesn't allow me to move to a new domain that has a path

Gwt notify me that I can moved my old domain (www.olddomain.com) to my new domain only if there's no path on my new domain. But in this case, I have to move my old domain (www.olddomain.com) to (www....
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is use of trademark word in combination of other words allowed? [duplicate]

I have a question for domain name and trademark conflicts. scenario: 'companyA' is a registered company and 'companyA' is a registered trademark of same company and www.companyA.example is its website....
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What does “Status: serverRenewProhibited” mean in domain WHOIS data?

In reviewing a client's domain WHOIS record recently, I came across this status entry: Status: serverRenewProhibited What's the meaning of this status?
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How can I point a subdomain at a web app without the domain name changing in the browser address bar?

I have two apps app1 and app2 on 000webhost. Say app1 has domain www.example.com which uses cloudflare. I want subdomain.example.com to be the main domain of app2. How can I do this? I have created a ...
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Can sub folder point to different hosting provider www.domain.com/subfolder [duplicate]

I have a situation where we need to point a sub domain to a different hosting provider. The main website www.mainwebsite.example is being hosted with HostingProvider1 and now we have another ...
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How to update dns reccords of a non https://www.icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited protected domain name from a third party registrar? [closed]

Doing the same without having to log in in the current registrar is well known and provided by many registrars. But how to do the same on .com or .io gTLD for modifying or deleting a non protected ...
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Whats the right way to map diffrent domains in webmaster tools

I have 2 domains that I want to "map" together in webmaster tools. Each domain is for a diffrent country example.ch for switzerland example.de for germany, how can I group them in the right way, so ...
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Hi, I'm considering transferring my domain hosting from 123-Reg to Netfirms. [closed]

Can anyone tell me what will happen to my client's email hosted on 123-Reg, when I transfer their domain from 123-Reg to Netfirms and if there's downtime, how long it would take? The domain transfer ...
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Merging two active (distinct) domains

I'm an SEO rookie. My company has two websites. One for the main company, and one for a recruiting aspect of that company. Normally I'd say the recruiting content should have been a sub-directory ...
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How to avoid WordPress visitor access to wordpress/ folder instead of domain in Plesk after making that folder the site root?

I used Plesk and installed WordPress at example.com/wordpress After a while, I moved the access of my WordPress to root (example.com) But, instead of moving all files to the root directory (httpdocs/...
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Squatting company registered similar domain after I registered mine, am I able to dispute this?

In 2010 I registered a .net domain name (my family surname). At this time I was very young and it was my first experience with domains/websites, etc. Around 15 days after registering my domain, a ...
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Google indexed my home page with a completely wrong domain

I have searched but didn't find exactly like my situation, so need clues to understand this. I have just hosted a site for client. Submitted sitemap on google search console. Rest of the URLs are ...
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how to transfer domain to weebly when tucows hides whois

Trying to transfer a domain from ipower (which uses tucows for registrar) to weebly. Unlocked the domain, no privacy is set, but ipower says that due to gdpr the whois data will not be made public. ...
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What is domain mapping and how can I do it using cPanel?

I am trying to use the full domain instead of subdomains for a multi-network WordPress site. When I check the WordPress documentation, I find the following: Make sure all the domains you want to ...
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Can a registrar take back a domain name after you have purchased it?

I recently purchased 2 ccTLD domains names. I got the receipts and the domains were confirmed in my account. Four days later, they were removed from the account. According to tech supports, the sales ...
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Registering domain name, but there were old sites

I am going to buy a domain name to build a WordPress related business. When I search my desire domain name I found that it is available. But when checking the domain name in the Wayback Machine, I ...
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Setup a mailserver with several domains

I'd like to setup multiple mailaccounts for our company. The format of the emailaddresses should be 'mail@forename-surname.fr'. Now I can find a lot of offers but I want to use one server for all ...
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Redirection from main domain to add-on domain

I want to redirect the main domain to an add-on domain using 301: Is it important that the main domain will be the one pointing to the add-on domain? Does this have any negative effect from a ...
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Domain transfer to new host while keeping email accounts

My problem is that I've initialized a domain transfer from hostA to hostB and the procedure usually takes a couple of days. During this transfer time I am aware that I am not able to access my email ...
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What are the steps to put your website under your own domain as opposed to a wordpress.com subdomain? [closed]

I am very good in programming but never thought to create website with my own domain. I do not want to use something like arshadblahblah.wordpress.com I want to have my own domain e.g. ...
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Should I bother with clientDeleteProhibited status for my domain?

I was reading EPP Status Codes documentation page. Now I think that there are some statuses that sound useful, for example clientDeleteProhibited that seems to make more complicated to cause domain-...
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google consider my domain error and offer another domain [duplicate]

Dears i have a website : www.book2trip.com when type it in google search : it shows Did you mean: bookatrip.com I don't know what to do. Already contacted with google analytics and checked ....
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Does the given fields of WHOIS information change per registrar? What are the differences?

Do certain registrars have the power to say, exclude an email address, but keep name, location, etc in the WHOIS? If so, I would like to see how differently the top registrars do WHOIS (what ...
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When exactly will a .net domain waiting for deletion become available and how to be the first to register?

I have laid my eye on a .net domain that is going to be deleted soon and will therefore become available for registration. Registry Expiry Date: 2018-04-03T18:13:53Z From what I understand, an ...
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Domain Privacy Protection based in US

I just received an email from a customer, telling me they heard a rumour that my site wasn't legit and that it was run out of Panama. Noticeably upset, they asked me to explain... Upon further ...
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Using a domain that includes some part of other domain

I recently bought this domain: www.stumbleat.com to blog about various Science and Technology related topics. I realised that there’s a very famous website by the name: StumbleUpon (www.stumbleat.com)...
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After moving to a new domain, should I remove the properties for the old domain from Google Search Console?

We currently have two properties in our Search Console account: https://www.NewURL.tld (this is our canonical URL) https://www.OldURL.tld (now redirects to www.NewURL.tld) We just went through a ...
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When should I bid on an obscure domain name that is up for auction? [closed]

A variant of my domain name is up for auction by the registrar, who caught the name after a cybersquatter allowed it to expire (as is this very "popular" registrar's policy for expiring domain names). ...
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Heroku free tier for hosting of wordpress site [duplicate]

I have been doing a research for days to find a good hosting site for my new wordpress site. So far most of the people have recommended bluehost, sure it's good, but I'm still looking for cheaper ...
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How to show Registrant Name in WHOIS lookup?

I have purchased a domain name (anishghosh.me) from bigrock.com but when I'm doing a WHOIS lookup on the domain the registrant name is not showing in that information. How can I show my name as the ...
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Why is RDAP so poorly supported by domain name registries?

Looking at the DNS bootstrap for RDAP, it appears that the only supported TLDs are: .com .net .ar .cr .cz .br As RDAP gives similar data to WHOIS, but in a structured form, and accessible in a ...
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How to find expiry date without whois? [duplicate]

After GDPR shutting down the whois protocol, how can i get information relative to the expiry date to any domain? Please add the whois tag
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How to find expiry date without whois?

After GDPR shutting down the whois protocol, how can i get information relative to the expiry date to any domain?
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New Google Sites and new domain/URL

I migrated an old site to the New Google Sites. Rather than having a long URL https://sites.google.com/site/mywebsite, I would like to have a short one, like https://mycompany.com. So I bought the ...
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How can we change a subdomain to a subdirectory when we can't host on the same server

I have a client that have a site: https://www.example.com. He has a blog on an another provider with a subdomain: https://blog.example.com. The SEO on the two is divided, so I'm wondering what is the ...
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Is it ok to keep both xyz.in and xyz.com live with different but similar data?

Our startup creates store-locator and microsites for brands in an automated manner using template approach under a new domain. So for one of our client (brand), we made its store locator live for all ...
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Shouls I use .com or .us [duplicate]

My website is based in the UK with a .co.uk domain. We are now expanding into the US. I' m wondering whether I should use .com or .us for this domain? If I use .com, will this appear in the UK over my ...
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Can I register and redirect a domain that is similar to my competitors to my site to rank when people search for my competitor?

Can I register a domain similar to my competitors and rank higher in google? For example, my competitor uses competitorwebsite.com, can i use competitorwebsite.news and redirect it to my actual ...
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Is it necessary to own both domains if I want to forward, redirect, and/or alias a subdomain?

Please forgive me (and please correct) if I misuse jargon and terminology -- web hosting, administration, etc. is new to me. Say I want to host a site at each of the following addresses: http://www....
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Does using abbreviation in a personal site domain crash the site? [duplicate]

So I've seen some articles that said unless you're IBM or FCC, using an abbreviation in a domain might cause you lose traffic. But does it really matters? Just lock our view to a personal site, why ...
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What to do with domains with alternative tlds

I tried to find this as I think it's a common issue but could not in the search. I own a .com domain which is my main site but I also own other tlds for the same domain name such as .net, .mobi, .org,...
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Sending mail from PHP - Gmail can't verify my domain send the message [duplicate]

I'm having an issue sending "verified" emails to a mailing list for my website. I have some PHP on my website that uses the mail() command, and the recipients of these emails get a "Gmail couldn't ...
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set the nameserver of my hosting on the settings of my domain

I have a problem with the setup of my domain, to be able to use it with the nameservers of my host. immediately after confirming the settings the site of my domain (register.it), warned me to wait 24 /...