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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What IP address to add in /etc/hosts file? [closed]

I have a domain myname.example. The reverse DNS showed that the domain somehow is duplicated 'rDNS: myname.example.myname.example'. under /etc/hosts I found the following: 127.0.1.1 myname.example ...
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How SERP is affected when I change my blogger old custom domain [closed]

I want to change my blogspot existing custom domain to a new one. The blog is about 6 months old and has 20 articles. Kindly explain how this change will affect google search index
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Does the .co.uk registry have a 60 day waiting period for domain transfer?

Does .co.uk have a 60 day waiting period to transfer a domain? Also, is there a waiting period for any domain for which we use IPS Tag for domain name transfers?
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Do I need to worry that somebody will pre-register my domain for after it expires and take it from me?

I am registering a domain name for my website, and am concerned by the possibility that, if I register it for a short time period, someone else could buy the domain name for a future period. Is it ...
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Is it possible to make a website without paying money? [duplicate]

Is it possible to host your own website and have your friend access it from somewhere else without having to pay a dime ? I know that you can probably host a website from your own system using apache ...
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Are webmaster accounts required for non-email domains?

I see that best-practice for domains using email should have a webmaster account (and the other normal accounts), but what if you don't have any email addresses for that domain? We have our primary ...
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Add custom domain on Azure without application restart?

Few months ago Azure started restarting applications when change occurs in custom domains. This behavior is, of course, quite bothersome as, aside of unnecessary restarts, startup on Azure can't ...
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Can I use a subdomain for is.edu? [closed]

is.edu requires a new domain name to set their subdomain as domain alias to it. It means if I want to get marketing.is.edu, I need to register a domain name example.com and then they can CNAME the ...
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SEO Inquiry; Domain Name selection

Can any one help me by clarifying the differences between DOMAIN NAME formats according to Google search engines and SEO perspective: example.com ex-ample.com example-eg.com egypt.example.com ...
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Can I mirror a website and change the URL paths?

Is it possible to mirror a website under a different domain with different subpage urls? For example: domain-a.example/mainpage becomes domain-b.example/domain-a-mainpage In this scenario domain b ...
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Understanding the cost of a domain under a “premium” TLD such as .rich, .inc, .auto, .car, or .pr

We (a newly created startup) came up with a great name and we were looking to start our brand on a matching domain. We found our name fits perfectly with one of those "premium" top level domains that ...
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Site organization when targeting several locations

This is a followup on my previous question: Site for the same service in different locations: how to avoid duplicate content? I'm building a series of sites offering, say, cab services in different ...
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Old Website gone. Is it REALLY gone? Now what? [duplicate]

Please excuse my total cluelessness. Based on what I've read in response to a previous question, it looks lie my lapsed domain name = All contents of my Wordpress website have evaporated. Is that ...
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Are high value domain names renewed at the same cost as a regular domain?

For example, google.com. When this domain is approaching expiry, does Google pay the usual price for a .com renewal? Or is there a premium added for it being such a high value domain? If so, who ...
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Changing Site on GoDaddy domain

I am creating a website, hosted on Heroku, that will replace a Wordpress site that we currently operate. The desired domain is already registered through GoDaddy. The plan is to maintain GoDaddy as ...
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Can an eCommerce site from one domain appear under another domain?

I have a new client, Business A, who has a website already set up on a domain they have purchased: businessa.com. They wish in collaboration with another company, Business B, to sell products using an ...
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My domain is redirecting to a different website

I have a pretty serious issue when i goto my "example.com" website it gets redirected to a random wordpress website, i was using a virtual server from a company a couple weeks ago and having the ...
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Difficult problem with emails I send going to recipients' spam after domain+hosting change

I have been having an issue with emails I send for work (all to external domains) being entirely blocked or going to spam, for many different recipients at various companies, ever since I switched my ...
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If a domain is zero-rated, are the subdomains also zero-rated?

If example.com is zero-rated, does this include subdomains of the example.com domain, e.g. would books.example.com also be zero-rated or is zero-rating applied to the domain itself only?
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What happens when you release an expired domain?

I've got a domain on a registrar, which is in its grace period. I'd like to move it to a new registrar, so I think releasing it will be the best option. I had the impression releasing a domain name ...
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Should I report to Google a page with high Page Authority, but is also spam?

I have an interesting situation. My website is indexed properly and well by Google, but I also see a lot of spam sites just copying my content or linking to my website, while I have never asked for ...
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How does the server distinguish between 2 host names being pointed to the same IP address?

How does a Windows server distinguish between 2 host names being directed by DNS to the same IP address? I started a new job recently. We have files.example.com pointing to x.x.x.x IP address. I got ...
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Domain authority for domain that has been expired for two years [duplicate]

So, I read almost everywhere that domain authority is one of the key aspects of SEO. One aspect of it, is how long the domain has been active. I'm starting a blog and bought an old expired domain. It ...
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How can I add sub1.sub2.example.com to my GoDaddy hosting account?

I'm using GoDaddy's Ultimate hosting plan, and I'd like to know how to add sub.sub domain to it. For example, I want to create a site as es.n.example.com. However, GoDaddy tells me when I add the dot ...
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Google sites + custom domain DNS configuration

I have a google site and I have a domain. The domain is registered with GoDaddy and points to DreamHost (I host other sites on this DH account so it is not dedicated for this site). Because it's a ...
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IP Canonicalization, do I need to fix it? [duplicate]

I use ryte to analyze my webpage and it gives the following advice: If the IP (173.###.###.###) of this domain gets called, it should redirect to the real homepage of this domain. Not redirecting ...
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Cold calling using information from domain name WHOIS records

Increasingly I am receiving a lot of cold calls, especially every time after purchasing a domain name, from companies across the globe offering website design or app development services. The terms ...
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How to hide complete domain information?

I came across a domain name pagalworld.to. When I try to pull whois details for this domain I do not get any information from whois providers and I tried on multiples. How he did it?
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How to add a second hosted domain in place of a currently hosted subdomain on Bluehost?

I have two domains, dom0.example and dom1.example. The nameservers of dom0.example are set to my webhosting on Bluehost. Now I have a second website under sub.dom0.example. I want dom1.example to ...
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Point Domain to Page (Permanent) [closed]

I have a sub-page on my site that can be access at example.com/bar. This page represents a special service on my website that has gathered a lot of attention on the internet. I don't want people to ...
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DNS Issue - dig shows SERVFAIL / nslookup shows server can't find

I have domain example.com, which is registered in czech domain provider and it's nameservers are linked to AWS Route53. I am hosting it from my S3 bucket. This setup recently stopped working and I ...
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Pointing subdomain to another server (Godaddy + CPanel)

I've researched and tried a lot of solutions online, but none seems to solve my problem, it seems something is missing. I have domain registered at Godaddy, let's call it domain "X" I have 2 servers ...
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Is there a way to re-acquire an expired domain without paying the huge fees for a “Premium” domain?

I have a few domains that I had registered and used a long time ago, and then I let them expire. I want to start them up again and now I am told the cost is as much as $40,000 because it is a "Premium"...
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I need help on how to change the domain name to IP address

I am fairly new to web development. Need help to change the domain name to IP address. Could anyone explain the steps in great detail on how to do this. Basically, I want my url to appear on google ...
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WordPress with .tel domains, is it possible?

Is it possible to host a WordPress site with .tel domain. When I checked for .tel extension website, all the site's are similar in design.
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how to transfer an existing domain from gandi to godaddy?

I'm looking to understand all the details involved in transferring a domain which I own from one registrar to another. Currently hosted with gandi and considering, amongst others, godaddy, name cheap ...
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Does it matter whether a CNAME is specified with fully qualified domian or not ( “www” vs “www.example.com”)?

On the internet I find examples of how CNAME should look like. And I find both: record which contains full name www.example.com, and here: Host | Type | Data -----------------+-------+---...
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Why can I access a website through IP address but not by it's domain name?

I'm using CentOS, LAMP and Wordpress.org I have added and edited a virtual host on the apache server. For servername I put the hostname that is output when I typed the command hostname. Now I'm ...
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Must I delete old A records?

I am attempting to add a custom (Google) domain to a WebFlow website, and have added the specified A records to the Custom Resources on my google domain. Must I remove the old A records as well? I ...
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Link domain nameservers with VPS

I have bought a domain with online.az and I want to link it with my VPS from GoDaddy, The domain provider only allows you to add nameservers and does not allow you to add your server IP address. I ...
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Are Pinyin, Chinese, or Latin domain names most appealing to Chinese users? [closed]

I'm interested in obtaining a domain to catch the attention of Chinese people, but i have some doubts. What are the best domain names to catch the attention of Chinese speaking and reading people? A ...
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How to remove CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED status from my domain name

I need help on how to get register.com to remove the CLIENT TRANSFER PROHIBITED status from my domain name so I can transfer it. Please what do I need to do? Thanks.
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Is it possible to get my domain back?

I've had a domain for about 10 years. It expired on 2017-02-18. I got emails about it. I tried to renew it, but I couldn't, because I can't open my account on a registrar's site. I wrote mails, but ...
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How to redirect all (www).example.(com/net/org) to https://example.com

How do I setup any URL/URI for http(s)://(www).example.(com/net/org)/somepath to end up at the corresponding: https://example.com/somepath I'm guessing that the solution (if there is one), will ...
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Too Many Included SPF Lookups

I used a DNS lookup tool on my website and did an SPF record lookup as well and discovered that I have "too many included lookups." I understand the limit is 10, but it looks to me like I'm only using ...
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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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Using nginx as a proxy have some bad affect on SEO?

I have website hosted in ovh france, I want to use digitalocean los angeles droplet only like nginx as a proxy, so if someone try whois will see my digitalocean ip, this can somehow affect bad on seo ...
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Is it possible to customize WHOIS response for .health domains?

I have a domain name registered under the .health TLD, but when I look up the domain using whois I don't see my name appear as the Registrant or Technical contact. Instead, I see this generic response ...
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Problem with sub domain not being found a records have been created

I have hosting on hostinguk but I have setup a subdomain I have given it an A record for the domain which is https://api.roundtableweb.co.uk:444 But I am still getting a 404 not found I have setup ...
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CNAME records pointing to SRV record [closed]

I have multiple services running that I'd like to access through one port. To make something like this work, I have a proxy server running that can redirect clients based on the url they connect with. ...

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