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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How to create a button to redirect to another website? [closed]

I know you're all pro here. I'm Noobmaster69, I want to create a button which will redirect to another website. I've created the button but i don't know how to redirect it to another website. Can you ...
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Confused about GDPR and Who is

Exactly how does it work with GDPR and Who is? I live in the Netherlands and have a .com domain at Namecheap. According to the Namecheap support, my data becomes public in Who is if I disable their ...
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Registering a single-letter Romanian domain? [closed]

There are many single-letter .ro domains out there, but none seem to be on sale on any of the websites I've checked. Where am I able to register, request or purchase one like this? I am aiming to ...
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SSL certificates: Does a secondary domain which does only redirect need a seperate SSL certificate?

Some customer gave me the input that if you have a website with a domain like https://www.example.com which has a lot of secondary domains only redirecting like https://www.example.eu https://www....
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Does switching from specific domain extension to the TLD domain affects the overall SEO?

I had the domain extension that ends from .in and after a year I changed it to .com. So I wanna know if this whole process severely affects the SEO. I'm still ranking well in India but that's not what ...
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Redirect users to a specific page if they go to a specific domain in the IIS

I have THIS.ABC.com and THIS.XYZ.com in the bindings for a site and they both work fine. I want the users going to THIS.ABC.com to be redirected to a specific page which tells them the site has ...
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SEO effect on forwarding from a similar domain name to our primary one

Our primary domain name is like MyDomains.example. We also own MyDomain.example that has never had anything on it. Is there any downside or risk to put a simple forward from MyDomain.example to ...
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Aesthetic URL problem: Website from server02 should look like its on a subdirectory of the main site from server01

www.example.com is on server01 with IP address 192.0.2.123 abc.example.com is on server02 with IP address 192.0.2.21 I actually do not want the subdomain abc. Ideally I want it at www.example.com/...
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Break through the chicken and egg problem of domain registration process

While registering a domain with a registrar, one uses the ID of a legal person for whom a domain is to be registered. In addition to that registrar requires some means of communication. Those are e-...
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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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Why do “premium domains” cost so much? Is it just a domain squatting racket perpetrated by the registrars? [closed]

Lately I've been brainstorming small business names with some clients. It seems as though anytime they come up with a particular name, we check the domain name it will often be available but as a "...
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Unable to connect custom domain to Google App Engine

I have successfully completed the steps 1 and 2 as mentioned in the GAE Documentation. But unable to proceed with step 3. I have hosted my site on appspot.com but my domain is not yet connected to the ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

I discovered this question: Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains? And I tried it out using Google domains. I currently have a site hosted with AWS. However, I'd like to use ...
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Impact of country code domains on SEO when used for clever naming [duplicate]

Unfortunately, most of the .com domains are taken so often we're forced to get clever using different country codes. For instance, suppose I registered the following domains (which are probably ...
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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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Transfer current Google Search Console property with data to new one

I have a Google Search Console account right now and submitted this property through the "URL prefix" method. Now I am going to submit it again through the "Domain" method to include the subdomain ...
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Does “Secure domain space” mean I won't be able to access my domain over unsecure protocols?

I am about to buy .dev domain. However registrars warn that it is a "secure domain space" and that I will need SSL certificate for the domain. I am more than happy to make sure the web runs over SSL, ...
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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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If an old redirecting domain expires will it still redirect or affect SEO?

What happens if an old domain redirecting to a new domain expires? Will it still redirect? What is the effect on search engine ranking?
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What do we do if the site ranks last in the SERP? [duplicate]

My site is doing pretty much well in other search engines, as most of the keywords are ranking at the top in the search results. Then why Google slaps our sites and ranks lowest for the keyword we ...
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SEO consequences of CPanel adding separate domain as subdomain?

I've purchased a shared hosting. It has domain1.example as the main domain. Whenever I add another domain to this hosting say domain2.example. The CPanel system does create the record for domain2....
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DNS A Record going back and forth, 48 hours after changing

I'm moving a website but keeping the email setting for now, so I changed the A Record on the current ISP to the new IP provided by the new ISP. And it has been more than 48 hours the domain is still ...
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Any SEO penalty for creating a new website and having no content for years?

I have a domain with hosting (supposed to be a blog) which has been live for 2 years with zero posts. I finally have created the content for it. Is it wise to post to the same website or should I buy ...
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Why do domains that serve ad content show up in ad reports alongside the sites that actually have the ads embedded?

I'm trying to understand why when I look at a domain report from an adserver (eg DCM) that I see the following below included alongside normal domains? Surely I should only see the domains that the ...
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Can I receive email for multiple domains using a single email server?

I have multiple domains in the form of abcd.com, abcd.it, abcd.eu, etc... My main mail server is set for abcd.com so all my emails are in the form of name@abcd.com Now I would like to know if I can ...
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Duplicate problem on Google Search Console

I use free hosting and a free site maker. After a while, I added my own domain via DNS settings. I faced a major problem after this. My new pages are not being indexed because Google detects duplicate ...
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How can someone know that two different domains were owned by the same person?

I bought a web-hosting in Hostgator with a baby plan, and bought another domain from Namecheap and hosted it also in Hostgator current plan, both domains had Domain Protection Policy. How did ...
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Google Sites: 301 Redirect broken links to the home page

Several months ago, I migrated my domain from GoDaddy to Google Domains and now use Google Sites. Several broken links from the old GoDaddy webpage highly ranked on Google Search persist. I would ...
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Pros and cons of using Individual domains vs Subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm working on the renewal of a large website. In the past, several brands were added to the website. You can access these brand via the menu. Each brand has its own subdirectory as follows: www....
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Can someone purchase a google subdomain?

Is it possible to buy a sub-domain of Google? For example blabla.google.com
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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How do shared hosting providers know you own a domain when you point the DNS to their server?

I recently set a server up on Digital Ocean. The process of pointing the domain to Digital Ocean name servers was as easy as updating them on the registrar's website, and just adding them to my server....
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New competitor websites outrank me even though I have good DA, PA and write good content [duplicate]

My domain is quite old and it should be ranked better compared to the newcomers in my niche. I write good content than some top-ranked domains (they even have less DA and PA or Trust score). I design ...
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Purchasing a domain directly from the owner shortly before a renewal date

I am about to purchase a .com domain directly from its owner. How relevant is it that domain registration expires in 7 weeks? Should I expect a renewal fee even if I purchase before? If so, which ...
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What should I check when buying a used domain in order to reduce the risk of buying domain with a bad history

I am about to purchase a .com domain directly from its owner. Domain is 20yrs old. Domain is not used for anything in particular, just a few ads on it. Not able to track backlinks as looks like ...
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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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SEO best practices for domains in multiple languages [duplicate]

I have a domain https://www.understandmydreams.com (online dream interpreter) and I wish to expand the service to more languages. The content will be different in each language, not just simple ...
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Move a site from a subdomain of another domain when we won't be able to obtain a redirect

Good morning, I'd appreciate if you guys could help me with a situation I have at the moment with the company I work in. We're an online newspaper focused in Technology articles, so have our own ...
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Trouble activating free SSL from Domain.com when using Hostinger as a web host

Recently, I transfered my domain from GoDaddy to Domain.com. My hosting is still provide by Hostinger.com. Domain.com have an option of Free SSL. You just enabled it to get SSL Certificate and you don'...
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Connecting Wix domain with Vultr Managed Wordpress website

I'm having a hard time getting a Wix domain to work with Vultr managed Wordpress website. Currently I have both IPv4 and IPv6 from Vultr. I made sure that the domain is not assigned to a Wix website....
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Is it an SEO problem if I overuse a keyword in my page text when it is my domain name?

I have a domain name which is also a keyword. like clothes.deals. My page has 2000 words, and the domain keyword ("clothes.deals" with a dot) is found 14 times on my website text. I rank for my domain ...
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Registering similar domain name [duplicate]

There is a business (A) that exists: Carrentals.com which is also their registered trademark. Would it be infringement to company A's trademark if I were to set up a similar business and call it ...
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Why do we have to pay for web hosting rather than do it ourselves?

I am very unfamiliar with this concept, and have seen something's around the web that just don't make sense to me. I am curious as to how you can build your own website. Then host it on your own home ...
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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 ...