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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Create TXT record for subsubdomain in Google Domains

I'm trying to set up a vanity URL and the support page instructs me to create a TXT record on a sub-subdomain: In Google Domains, it's not clear how to do this. Under "DNS" -> "...
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My internet domain expired because the website owner died [closed]

I purchased a domain name that I was intending to use. I paid for its renewal twice. However, I just found out that the owner of the webspace (flockhosting.com) died - cancer - and he was apparently ...
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How do I use Google Domain to connect two different web services using a subdomain?

I apologize if this is the wrong place for this. I have an Adobe Portfolio site and use a Google Domain for it. Meaning my Adobe Portfolio's URL is "myname.com". I just got a website through ...
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Godaddy holding domain after expired

This domain expired on 2020-05-30, Godaddy says after 40 days the domain gets back to the registrar for anyone buy Yesterday, it already was parked for deletion I waited for this time to acquire the ...
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Why letsencrypt certificate generation not done like domain verification done by GSuite?

I have used letsencrypt's certbot for creating certs for my domains. I have to download certbot and run in my machine and it gives a string to be placed in as dns record. I have to manually add the ...
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Confusing domain name extensions

There are similar domain name extensions, which are really confusing (at least to me) such as these: .gift and .gifts .game and .games .football and .futbol This means, in the future, extensions like ....
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Will .day TLD be available to the public?

I am interested in getting a .day domain. However, I cannot seem to find it. IANA says it belongs to Google (through their subsidiary Charleston Road Registry), but Google domains says .day is not ...
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How to correctly select ccTLD domain for same speaking native language countries?

We know that South America's native-speaking language Portuguese (Brazil) and Spanish (Spain, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Uruguay, etc.). My keyword targeting audience to South American users. I ...
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Colliding record error when connecting Google App Engine with my subdomain via A, AAAA, and CNAME records

Our website is hosted with loopia at example.com, but we also have a webapp running on Google App Engine which we would like to run on subdomain.example.com. We also have a couple of other subdomains ...
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How to get my domain name back before a squatter grabs it?

I let my domain name expire by mistake. And it's even beyond the time where I can reinstate it. It's now in pending delete status. What is the best way to get it back before a squatter picks it up? My ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I redirect a domain with redirecting its subdomain?

I would like to redirect domain A to domain B, but I have a subdomain under domain A. If I redirect it, is the subdomain going to be redirected to domain B as well?
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.cf domains (Freenom) stopped working for half users

I have an issue that affects my websites which use .cf domains: Since three days ago, my website visitors started complaining that the websites don't load on their devices. After doing a survey, about ...
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Does number of nameservers affect seo?

My domain service provider requires at least 2 of nameservers (DNS), but I can provide 4 of them. Will that make any difference in SEO?
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Two websites, two domains (ccTLD), two markets but same content - SEO Impact?

We have an ecommerce website registered as example.ie (Ireland) with high traffic. We want to expand to the UK (.co.uk). The website content will be identical except a change in pricing (EUR -> GBP) ...
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Mailman AND external mail service

I have a virtual server (with a Plesk instance) and a domain, both from a hosting provider who also hosts an email service (on a central server) for the same domain (i.e. info@mydomain.example). I ...

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