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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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SSL Verification files can't be read

I have created an Asp.Net Razor site in Visual Studio 2017. Anyway I was given a series of steps by Winhost for getting free SSL certificate. I followed those steps using SSL for Free. I've used ...
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Is it necessary to edit DNS settings at registrar when using CloudFlare?

I need to point a subdomain to a different web hosting service. The domain is registered with my registrar, the DNS is managed by CloudFlare, and the hosting is managed by a third party hosting ...
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I have a trademark for a domain but another party registered a similar one using private registration

I have a business and someone created a new domain name and just added an "s" to the end of that domain name, for which I have a trademark. Now those search results are ranking above mine on Google ...
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When to purchase a “Redemption Period” domain [duplicate]

I am trying to purchase a domain that was registered and is in its redemption period. I have seen that I need to wait 30 days, 40 days and 45 days and 70 days (+ or - 24 hours). Here is a screenshot ...
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Do I need to assign my own host name to my VPS to connect to it via SSH?

I recently purchased a VPS from a service. The hostname seems semi randomly generated 12jk34kd.vpsservice.example It says I have the option to change the hostname but it looks like I can change ...
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Domain registration not showing the correct expiry in whois and it is shown for sale when we visit it. Is there a conflict?

Our group registered one domain (say for example mysite.example) as it was shown available on various domain registrars. Registration went successfully on online payment. Even after few weeks it is ...
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Lost SEO after domain change. Can it be duplicate content?

So, I have a niche blog started in June 2017. After the first year (with around one day before the expiration date), I have changed the domain, because the old one wasn't related to the niche. But, I ...
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.htaccess to redirect domain1 to domain2

I currently have a .htaccess file with the current lines to force HTTPS: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} off RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [L,R=301] My main domain is ...
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Wordpress Domain name appending on all links as shown on ANALYTICS and SEM RUSH

I need your help. For some reason Google Analytics is showing that our page views all went to URLS that end with our appending URL again in the end. Our website is in wordpress and uses SEO Yoast ...
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Can my country level domain beat the same .com domain which is own by a different company overseas? [duplicate]

I own a country level domain called example.lk in Sri Lanka. Also there was a site called example.com which is own by a reputable company in India. Sadly it is the .com version of my domain. But ...
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Will removing all my content and putting new content on the domain negatively affect my new site or should I start over on a new domain?

I have a three years old domain with too many pages which was not a very successful experience. It has only 300 visitors per day. I don't want to keep the content. As I know domain age has a good ...
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Is it possible to keep the old registration date for my domain that is shown in whois when moving my website to a new domain?

I would like to transform my website from www.namesite.example to www.namesite2.example. Is it possible to get the whois data to show the original data of the first domain registration? Or it is ...
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Same pronunciations but different letters will lead to Legal case?

There is a classified website called Quikr.com in India. It ranked perfectly on google too. I am from an another country. I also have a classified ad listing site and I bought my domain as Quickr.XXX (...
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How to verify traffic and Google search results when purchasing a domain from a private party?

I have my eye on a domain that is for sale. After some research I've determined that traffic is the biggest bargaining chip the owner has. The domain is a 6 character .com and consists of two "...
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How to retrieve pendingDelete starting time? [duplicate]

I've been following a domain I want to buy for a while. Right now its status is pendingDelete. It seems that the standard time for the domain to become available after the domain entered pendingDelete ...
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is subdomain have seperate domain value compare to the main domain? [duplicate]

Hi i have read many article regarding subdomain and sub directory . And i understand that compare to subdomain , sub directory have some more benefit and it will fetch some more fast . But for me it ...
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Setting up Let's Encrypt with CloudFlare and dynamic IP

My setup is as follows: Dedicated server (Linux) with dynamic IP address NO-IP domain name domain name When I want to access my system (server), I access my domain, which redirects me to my NO-IP ...
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Why hide .NET URL extensions and make them appear to be .html?

I'm new to the web engineering and I have done some searching for URL/Domain masking. In my company, my HOD asked one question during meeting and wants the answer in the next meeting. He asked that ...
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Can a penalized site be indexed again

I have an expired domain it is penalized in google can it be reindexed? I think it is penalized due to some bad backlinks if I disow the bad backlinks in google webmasters can it be reindexed?
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Can I use zoho mail with domain name@example.com without web server

I have a domain at example.com I have zoho mail account for this domain. Is it possible to receive emails in my zoho account without having hosting?
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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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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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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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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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What is the right way to map different domains in Google Search Console? [closed]

I have 2 domains that I want to "map" together in Google Search Console. Each domain is for a different countries: example.ch for Switzerland and example.de for Germany. How can I group them in the ...
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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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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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How to redirect ALL traffic from example.com to example.org with Rochen hosting so that HTTPS works

I'm using Namecheap (www.namecheap.com) domain with Rochen (www.rochen.com) host. I'd like ALL traffic to go from example.com to example.org. Things I've tried: cPanel alias. I could not get this to ...
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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). ...