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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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Github Pages create repository and point to my own domain?

It could be hard for me to describe this, so at first I'll state: my final purpose is to point github pages to my own example.com domain - example.com WITHOUT subfolder/path. Right now I'm learning ...
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Domain name of a foreign brand

I have a 20-year old domain name of a foreign brand (not currently trademarked in the US) which was used to retail imported items with that brand product in the US. This foreign brand probably does ...
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Find old CNAME for domain registered on google

I have mistakenly replace the CNAME with a new one, without writing the old one down. Is there a way to find the old CNAME? I checked on https://dnschecker.org/ but the domain is already resolved to ...
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Google Search Console domain property not in the list of properties I can add to Google Analytics

I'm trying to connect a domain property to a google analytics domain. But when the property I added is not in the list of properties where I can choose from. All the other properties are. The big ...
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URL prefix question [closed]

I was directed to community.net/flooranddecor to register my credit card. when I did, I ended up at "d.comenity.net/flooranddecor" There is a padlock icon in front of the d but no an http prefix. Am ...
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What should be 'Host' field while setting up CNAME record to point my domain name to free hosting

Let's say I have a domain name registered as www.example.com and I have hosted my site on a free hosting provider as https://mysite.hostingProvider.example. While setting up the CNAME Record ...
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Domain Transfer - Years locked in?

Wondered if anyone could help? I transferred a domain name (.co.uk) for a customer over to Enom. All went well, no issue. Now its renewal time, they state that they brought 2 years on the domain name (...
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Domain expired, GoDaddy holds it and is asking more money

After expiring my domain, GoDaddy is asking more money to renew. Why is GoDaddy holding my domain? If it expired it has to be open to buy right?
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I have a page with two domains and I want to redirect one of the domains to a specific page via htaccess

I am using the domains ergonomi.example and fysiarbejdsliv.example I want fysiarbejdsliv.example to redirect to https://fysiarbejdsliv.example/dansk-selskab-for-fysioterapi-i-arbejdsliv. I have ...
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What happens if my domain expires - will the web hosting also be canceled?

I currently have a website created with WordPress. Domain name registered with namecheap.com and host plan with hostgator.com. Both created on the 25th April last year (one year plan) and set to ...
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Is it bad for SEO to create a website without a domain (just on an IP address)?

I'd like to create a Drupal 8.x.x website without a domain. The website is on a quite non-competitive field (only 4-5 competitors if at all) The website generally follows any standard of (Google's) ...
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I would like to make a custom domain on my own nameserver [closed]

If I set up my own nameserver/and or a DNS server, How would I go about making my own custom domains? Please correct me if I am wrong about needing a nameserver/and or a DNS server
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configure codeigniter website to open website on other hosting account

Suppose there is a website www.example.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux Server). There is another website www.example2.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux ...
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Canonical URL of PWA - point to main domain?

We launch several versions of our PWA on URL's like: https://editor.construct.net/ (always points to latest stable version) https://editor.construct.net/r141-2/ https://editor.construct.net/r141/ ...
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Using addon domain name for multilingual website

I want to have translated versions of my website to serve certain countries. I want to use different, dedicated domain names, like: www.mywebsite.example (main domain) www.monsiteweb.fr (new) www....
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Should Geo-targeting Subdomains have their own dedicated Social Media Profiles?

I currently have a website owner, looking to expand their Geographical reach. Rather than investing in dedicated ccTLDs, the use of Subdomains have been opted for as follows: en-gb.example.com (...
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Is it possible to buy abandoned, but auto-renewed domain? [duplicate]

So there is a domain name that I was interested in buying, and it suddenly got renewed and I guess it was auto-renewed because the website was abandoned for about 3 years now. Is there a way to ...
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How to get control back from defunct hosting company?

We have a couple of websites hosted on Needa dot com that have recently disappeared and we cannot access any longer through Cpanel. Is there a way we get control of our DNS records and web sites?
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How do “tiered price” domains work?

I noticed that registrars are starting to charge more for common word second level domain names even if the domain is not already registered. Hover seems to call this "tiered pricing" but other ...
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How to make domain disappear from the search results without access to the site or to Google Search Console?

One of my friends just lost his domain. I don't really know the reason why, but he can't ever get it back. His website is re-created to a new domain. Without access to the old domain, we can't even ...
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Different Domains For Google and Users

We have a shopping cart site with a course attached to it like so: www.example.com is the cart Magento Platform www.example.com/course/ is the course Wordpress Platform Both the sites are linked both ...
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Is it bad for SEO to use a subdomain other than www as main domain?

Somebody told me recently "Subdomain generally ranks lower than domain", this is not the only one to say to avoid use subdomain. Can a subdomain rank as a root domain? Will it hurt ranking or SEO to ...
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For a personal domain name better user lastname.com or firstname.lastname.com? [closed]

my name is Pierre Aribaut (Aribaut is the last name), i own aribaut.com but i didn't really use it yet, as i used to use my nickname as domain name. I'm thinking of using this domain name instead of ...
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Heroku email server custom domain

I am hosting a webapp on heroku using the free plan. I have also bought a domain name from godaddy.com. My webapp and godaddy are linked through the cloudflare service in order to protect against DOS ...
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Has the owner ignored the domain for 9 years?

I'm interested in a domain that already has an owner. I checked with Whois , and Whois reports that the domain has Creation Date and Updated Date of 5/15/2010. On the other hand, the Registration ...
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A domain for each language or a single domain, which is better for SEO?

My project is in 7 languages. For each language, we bought a domain. The project already has some success. Some domains have many visitors from search engines, some not so many. When we launched, ...
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Redirect IP address to domain using .htaccess [duplicate]

I tried the following .htaccess code to redirect the IP address of my VPS server to my domain, but despite of all efforts it keeps resulting in a 404 error: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^...
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Use domain at home

I bought a domain name when I join GSuite. Now I want to cancel my GSuite account. Nevertheless I have my domain and I paid for it till the end of the year. So my question is, with whom I must ...
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How to get a domain unblocked from Akamai's Nominum?

I recently purchased a domain and set up hosting at AWS for the root and a subdomain for the static asset files, set to CloudFront. After a brief public test, I received many issues from customers ...
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How do I set up Google Analytics for two domains that share the same source code and content?

I have 2 different domains - say - abc.example & xyz.example. Both domains point to the same server (same A record, same shared hosting account). Now if I want to setup google analytics for both ...
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SEO domain setup for network of locations

I am looking for some industry expert weigh-in on best practices to how to best approach the business scenario described below. Tim runs a business, timsbusinesswebsite.com. Tim's business has ...
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Would a link pass link juice if it has anchor text of a URL but directs to a different site?

If the anchor text is www.site1.example but the link actually directs to www.random2.example, would link juice be passed in this instance to random2.example? For example: <a href="https://www....
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Could it be good for SEO to use keyword rich domains under the .forsale TLD?

One of the top level domain (TLD) that I came across ".forsale" caught my attention. If we are to buy "accessories" domain, and apply different subdomains like mobile, laptop would that have any SEO ...
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Get authorization code for transfer domain: is the provider obliged?

I need to transfer my domain. This domain was registered by others some years ago, purchased within package all-inclusive "website ready-to-go + domain + hosting". Now i need to move the domain from ...
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.COM vs newer domain extensions

I have a website with a new TLD. I am not trying to advertise here, but listing the domain names is the only way I know how to articulate this question. I have both, theboss.host and thebosshost.com ...
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Could there be any issues using “ns” as a subdomain?

I want to setup a subdomain "ns" on my domain, but before I do want to double check if there could be any potential issues using such a subdomain. For example ns.mywebsite.com To my knowledge, there ...
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How can I create a domain name with a custom extension, like .example instead of .com? [duplicate]

Is it possible to get my own website with a special ending prefix? Instead of .com I want to have my initials instead or something like that. Is that plausible by any chance? I went to websites like ...
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How to approach Let's Encrypt for 180 domain aliases

I have 180 or so websites that all run of a single MVC app. The app runs on a domain, which is not accessible directly by the public, and each of the 180 public facing sites are set up as domain ...
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Showing domain name available for purchase when it is already owned?

I have already visited these question about domain value and ownership of the domain. As these question weren't able to sort the answer i was looking for, so here's my question. I own a premium ...
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Domain email forwarding for group discussions

I am using Hostinger for my website and domain. With my previous webhost, I was able to send a mail to one account, for example group1@mydomain.example, and it would then automatically be forwarded ...
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Site appears in Google in the US with a site: operator, but won't show up in Google India

When I am trying to see my page over google using search operator site: From United States the url got visible but when I search the same url using the same search operator with an Indian IP the url ...
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Does having a keyword in the domain repeated again in the path of the URL hurt SEO? [duplicate]

Which of the following URL structures would be best for a non-ecommerce site: fishingbob.com/fishing-lure-companies or fishingbob.com/lure-companies Would repeating the keyword in the first URL be ...
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Change of Address tool - Google - how to solve migration to example.com/cs/

My question is about change of domain address tool. Old domain is example.cz, we resolve the move to the multilingual example.shoes domain example.shoes is domain with language mutations from ...
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Why TLD domains cost different amounts

Not considering how the same domains are different prices at different providers, I'm wondering why different TLDs are different prices. For example, you might find this: .com: $15 .net: $10 .co: $5 ....
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How to point an enom domain purchased from Google to a Google site?

I pay for a domain every year (e.g., example.com) that is registered by enom through Google on my behalf. I have made a website using Google Sites which you can be found at a URL that's similar to: ...
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Add HTTPS (SSL certificate) to users custom domain names on a website builder

I have a website builder where users can add their domain name, and I need some direction on how to get it set up with HTTPS, I presume through LetsEncrypt. Example: Without domain: djdemo.vibecast....
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Best practice for index.html content for a domain with no website

I own a domain name, and will use this mainly to have an email address (different than a generic gmail or yahoo). I do not want to have a "real" website behind the domain, but a "404 not found" error ...
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Is registering an international domain (CCTLD) unsafe?

Since you provide personal information when registering a domain, is it more unsafe for your private information when registering an international domain (such as .cd for the Democratic Republic of ...
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Associate a domain with a site in such a way that a security certificate can be installed on IIS 8.5

I can not publish my website (created with Drupal 7) with IIS 8.5 (windows server 2012 r2). I'm forwarding my domain example.com as a frame to http://192.0.2.4/mywebsite (i got static ip). Everything ...
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COM.AU domain registration

I need a help with .com.au domain registration. I live in EU, so I’m not a citizen of Australia. In case to register this address, I need an Australian business number (ABN). I’m going to develop a ...