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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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Is there a commonly used way of identifying "institutional" domain names?

Not sure which SE site is exactly the best for this so apologies if this is out of place here. I have a database that I add emails to, and I want to join users that I suspect to be in the same ...
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Transferring Domains from Gworkspace/sqaurespace to Godaddy. DNS Error ede6, site doesnt work, missing emails from certain providers i.e outlook

as above, recently transferred domains for my small business from google domains created feb, now sold to sqaurespace, and am in a pickle. Emails are not being recieved from certain providers, i.e ...
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Adding a CNAME record could affect to the mail service?

I´ve been searching about this and I have found different answer for it. So I would like to explain the context. I don´t understand much about DNS records, so maybe one of you could help me. Currently....
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Advice in acquiring a cybersquatted domain that hurts the image of my unregistered trademark

For more than 10 years, I am offering a service, which can be considered an unregistered trademark. My domain name is thus of the service, with a country extension. In another country, a "...
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Is having Multiple domains good or bad for seo? [duplicate]

My company name is basically my last name plus the business type. Thats what my website address is but would it be good or bad for seo if i aquire the domain of the variations my business can go by ...
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Abuse, Postmaster, Webmaster addresses required for each subdomain?

I have a base domain that has the [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], etc. However, I want to set up a new subdomain from the base domain. Does this new subdomain require ...
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Can I change IP address to domain name inside server system?

I can access my server only by ip:port, because I have some unusual ports open. I can make URL redirect inside the domain service, but on client's browser it will display just ip and port and ...
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My domain link is flagged as dangerous/spam in emails

Recently my website was hacked and there were many redirects to other sites that were setup. I have cleaned up everything and the issues were fixed. Google initially flagged it was insecure and was ...
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Combining TLD and SLD for SEO

So I'm looking for the best way to combine a TLD with an SLD to get the most out of SEO. Let's assume I have a company or brand called "Refusal", or, alternatively, "refusal" be a ...
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Transferring New Domains

I have no experience in hosting my own website, and I think I have screwed myself. I just registered myself a new domain (doesn't matter what it is) with HostGator, and set up an account, taking ...
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How does the management on ccTLDs work, who gives the authority to enforce rules over the domain extensions?

I'm from Azerbaijan, and our country code top-level domain - .az has certain rules such as min-length of the domain name having to be at least 3 characters long. I wonder who creates such rules, as ...
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Why domain is not released for registering yet? [duplicate]

I am interested in domain which is in pendingDelete state since 19th of October (line form whois to confirm it Updated Date: 2023-10-19T11) so according to ICANN after 5 calendar days it should be ...
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Website no longer works once domain is added [closed]

I have a website hosted on GitHub Pages. When I first attached a custom domain from GoDaddy, the website served and worked perfectly across devices. However, over time, the website stopped serving. At ...
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Deleted subdomain still visible through Subdomain Finder Tools

I have a couple of subdomains that have been deleted(more than a year ago). I was curious if the deleted domain can be tracked. So, I used a subdomain finder tool from https://subdomainfinder.c99.nl ...
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Remove a country officially from any marketing communications in different channels

I got directions from one of my stakeholders to remove any official marketing communication to a certain country, my question is if is it enough to remove the official domain for that country or need ...
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My transferred domain name appears "cancelled" - what can I do?

at 8/2023 I purchased a domain name csariel.xyz at namecheap.com, for a year. After some time, I decided to "cut the middlemen" so I transferred the domain name to its original registrar gen....
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Transferring domain registration to new registrar and switching email hosting at the same time?

I need to transfer an existing domain that's currently with SiteGround to Porkbun. I also need to move the existing custom email addresses from SiteGround to Zoho Mail. I'm not sure if I should ...
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Is changing the A record of main domain safe for seo?

I have two hosts with different IPs. The first one (say host A) serves the old version of website at site.com, plus some subdomains and emails ([email protected]). Host B serves the new version of ...
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Can I access my old server after domain transfer?

I need to migrate my web sites to another host, the domain name remains the same, but I need to access my files on the old server after I changed the nameservers, is that posiibile? I have shared ip ...
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domain whois record does not display expiry date

I came accross a domain ending with ".ai" TLD. Ran the whois query for that domain, but the result did not show the expiry data, though it showed the creation date and other fields. I also ...
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Should I renew Google Domain at low yearly price before the transfer to Squarespace?

So I'm using Google Domains with yearly renewal to host my static GitHub pages website and I was wondering if it would be a good idea to renew the domain for the next 9 years (which is the max limit) ...
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Domain change - So how to update google properties?

Recently one of my clients changes the domain name and I am facing some issues with changing the new domain in Google tools like search console and Analytics GA4 and AdWords. Option 1 : Go ahead and ...
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Can a regional domain beat a .com one all other things being equal?

This is a theoretical question. Asumming that one example is named something.[ccTLD] and the second one is named somethingelse.com Both websites have same quality content (I know it is hard to compare ...
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Namecheap + Format.com = DNS issue

Problem: my domain often goes nowhere when entered into a browser without the leading www. (Below, my real domain is changed to 'example') I've had a domain on NameCheap for a while and was using ...
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New domain not working in chrome

I've been coding a website as part of my development. Nothing fancy. Mostly CSS/HTML with a an external js carousel. I purchased the domain through google and I'm hosting via google cloud using ...
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Adding new DNS record to Netlify in order to make my domain point a new site

I have a new site: newsite.com (my new site has no subdomain such as www or ftp), so I wrote "@" to Name section when I created my DNS record. I had an old site that I wanted to redo. I registered a ...
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Does a domain sale share the owner’s contact info?

I am selling a domain online and my registrar uses privacy protection which is automatically enabled. Behind the privacy protection, I have myself listed as all 3 contacts, along with my personal ...
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Setting up DKIM, SPF, and DMARC Records for Domains that You Won't Use for Email

I have a few domains out there that are never used for email. If you look at the domains, you'll know the company. This makes me wonder, should I set up DMARC, DKIM, and SPF for these domains even ...
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I have a domain name. What is the cheapest or free way I can forward email to those domain to a gmail? [closed]

Basically I want an email alias. I suppose I can use google workspace that cost $4 per month. Just simple forwarding. No need for full email. I wonder if we even need 3rd party for this? Do registrar ...
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How do you transfer a domain with BlueHost?

I have a domain purchased. I have a website without a domain that I can view with the IP address. I need to point the website to the domain. It is hosted with BlueHost but for the life of me I cannot ...
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Registry Expiry Date

I'm fairly new to dealing with domain names and I have a question that's been puzzling me. Upon checking the WHOIS information for my domain, I came across two distinct expiration dates: Registry ...
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Is it possible to transfer an old domain to a new subdomain?

Is it possible to move an old domain to a new subdomain permanently without losing search engine rankings? For example, going from https://www.example.com/ to https://blog.newexample.com/?
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What is wrong with my zone records and name server configuration? My domain name isn't resolving

I've moved to Amazon Route 53 as my registrar, but my domain (kellshaw.com) isn't resolving. However the website is up, as I can see it via the IP address. According to infoDNS it's to do with the ...
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Does domain history affect indexing?

I bought this domain in March without knowing that it had some past records dating back to 2019. The Wayback Machine didn't show anything, but later I noticed some links in Search Console. Semrush ...
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renewing an expired domain through a different company?

My current provider let my domain expire. I paid for the renewal a month in advance, they let it expire, and when I reached out, they ghosted me for about a week and a half. Only resurfaced when I ...
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migrate domain-name and hosting from google-sites to wordpress

I don't have website deveoplemnt experience. For keeping my personal blogs, I took the easy plug-and-play step and I have created a website using sites.google.com. I bought the domain name and hosting ...
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Website Loads But Receiving Domain Name Does Not Resolve Error

Recently I had my Google Ads telling me that my ad is disabled because the destination is not resolving. The ad seems to actually be running, and my website is loading, however as I was digging into ...
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Translated text on multiple national level domains

I am a bit confused about multilingual websites and SEO and would be grateful if somebody could explain me how they are ranked at the moment. For example, my company's website domain is "...
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Why are 'number only' urls so popular/ expensive on Godaddy Auctions? What are they even useful for?

The idea for domain 'names' is to provide a more memorable/ identifiable alternative to IP address. However, I noticed that several domains like ####.com have high estimated values on Godaddy Auctions....
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Search whois for .ai tld domains to avoid front running

Recently found a nice .ai domain name available for my project on NameCheap, but found that it had been registered when I went to purchase it the next day, with the owner asking me to "place a ...
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Squarespace site not resolving - movement from Craft/Digital Ocean to interim Squarespace site [closed]

We're switching from Craft/Digital Ocean over to Squarespace (long story, temporary fix). The urls show connected from the Squarespace side. The site did resolve initially. It seems that over time ...
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What actions can I take against a registrar who falsely disabled my domain for abuse?

I've seen another post about this. Our domain was suspended by registry due to "potential abuse" Last week two domains I manage were disabled due to a "breach in the registration ...
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Create different version of a website in WIX based on different location

I am new to wix. I have a website. It's connected to a domain example.com. Now I want to create diffrent version of this website and connect it to a subdirectory example.com/usa. Can I do that in wix? ...
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Siteliner reports problems with www and trailing slash with my blogger site

I have a problem with my blogger site with a new domain. When checking on the site siteliner this error appears, but I don't know how to fix it. This is the error: Slash vs. non-Slash: Different ...
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Prevent Google Chrome for suggesting my site as a lookalike URL of some other legitimate site

Google Chrome is now warning users when the visit domains that look like a typo for some other domain. They call this feature "Navigation suggestions for lookalike URLs" However, sometimes ...
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How can I remove the indexing to my site of a secondary domain no longer owned by me whose only function was to redirect to the main one from Google?

I had a series of domains that redirected to a main domain (let's call it A) where the website is located. One of them is no longer owned by me, and a few hours after being removed from the previous ...
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Getting huge subscriptions at website with same user name with minor difference

My Website has got 339 subscribers since hosting has been changed to Hostinger that is almost 15 days. I observe the list of subscribers and found that there were around 50 subscribers who have user ...
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Is it best to move a poorly-performing website to a new domain name upon a major update?

My rationale is since my site was poorly received, it will be better to get a clean state. There are many instances of bad user experience with the current site, related to slow loading and ...
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Redirected exact-match domain names for SEO?

Google usually favors domain name exact matches. For example, if your domain is mailonline.com, when you search "mail online", it would recognize the similarity between the two and likely ...
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How to redirect old domain URLs without the old website?

My client deleted their website and do not have a backup of it on the old domain. I need to redirect their old domain URLs in Google Search to the new domain. I have access to their old domain and ...
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