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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Point a domain (example.com) to subdomain (example.xyz.com) with Route53

I'm looking to point my root-level domain; example.com to a subdomain sub.xyz.example. The goal is that users visiting example.com should have all content loaded from sub.xyz.example; without any ...
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Google change of address, stuck at step 2

I'm changing the domain name of a WordPress site. I've verified the new domain name (both www and non-www) and setup 301 redirect rules for all URLs. On the "Change of address" page in Webmaster ...
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What actions can I take against a registrar who falsely disabled my domain for abuse?

I've seen another post about this. Our domain was suspended by registry due to "potential abuse" Last week two domains I manage were disabled due to a "breach in the registration ...
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Redirecting domains, sub domains and single pages on Siteground

I'm having serious issues with Siteground to get my redirects working. They did work on another hoster so it is possible. However, that server configuration was very different so I cannot copy what we ...
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.ES Domains and WHOIS information

I am interested in registering a .es domain - but what will show up on a WHOIS? thelettervsixtim.es for example seems to only list the name and email. Same with itun.es, and others like broni.es, etc....
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Point root domain to a subdomain of another site

How can I point my root domain example.com to a subdomain of another site subdomain.example2.com? he subdomain is wildcard subdomain. I have cPanel root server access. I just want to make it looks ...
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How does the management on ccTLDs work, who gives the authority to enforce rules over the domain extensions?

I'm from Azerbaijan, and our country code top-level domain - .az has certain rules such as min-length of the domain name having to be at least 3 characters long. I wonder who creates such rules, as ...
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Remove a country officially from any marketing communications in different channels

I got directions from one of my stakeholders to remove any official marketing communication to a certain country, my question is if is it enough to remove the official domain for that country or need ...
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Prevent Google Chrome for suggesting my site as a lookalike URL of some other legitimate site

Google Chrome is now warning users when the visit domains that look like a typo for some other domain. They call this feature "Navigation suggestions for lookalike URLs" However, sometimes ...
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Moving .co.uk to .com for international ecommerce

I am asking for advice please on the best course of action for Shopify site that would like to expand into international markets. Shopify has the new 'Markets' functionality, where you can easily spin ...
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How to add a domain to my website which is hosted in Ubuntu VPS?

I bought a domain from Bluehost and added A record pointing to my VPS IP at my domain registrar. I don't know what is virtual host? and how to configure it? and why should we configure it? I am Junior ...
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New business website (.co.uk) not appearing in google search - up against an established .com website with the same name

A client has started a business in the UK that shares its name with a bigger established business based in Mexico. They operate in completely different market sectors. The name is a single word and ...
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How to set up folders for different versions of a site?

I have a rather large site (50 gigs or so) that I am attempting to do an update on. The current URL of the site is set up as the 'main domain' in cpanel and the path is home/username/publicHTML. I ...
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Is it possible to reuse a site with a different domain name, even if the domain that was attached to this site before is now on another site?

We have moved our domain name to a brand new site and we would like to use the old site (now without a domain) with a new domain name and use the same template we used before with the previous domain. ...
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Gsuite - Mailed-by and from. How to have a mailed-by as subdomain but the from is the primary domain - in gSuite (Gmail)

I want to have my email "from" to be from my primary email (gSuite), adn the mailed-by be from my subdomain (which I have added to my Gsuite account). Is this possible in GSuite? I know ...
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Problem with iframe cloaking, How can I add all my website files into a domain name itself?

I have come to the point where a “simple” way of building websites is just not able to facilitate larger projects. I have been using repl.it to simply host and read files I have coded in HTML, CSS, JS ...
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Offered equivalent .com domain to purchase, what is going on, and how to proceed?

A quick bit of background: I run a small (single person) software company, and operate under a .com.au domain that I have had for around 8 years. There has always been a .com domain of the same name, ...
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Why custom resource records in Google DNS panel is not working?

I bought a domain from domains.google. Then I went into my panel, connected it to Google Sites, and then I went on to create custom DNS resource records for my subdomains. Google Sites works perfectly....
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Domain from Microsoft hosted by azure

I like to build websites using WordPress. I am self-taught and can generally sort out nameservers to point to a domain. You will guess from my question that I am no expert! I have just build a ...
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CloudFlare switching between non-fully-qualified and fully-qualified domain names; is this normal?

Over the past day or so, I've started seeing CloudFlare randomly oscillating its DNS responses between the FQDNs and non-FQDNs for my domain, as follows: "Question": [ { "name": "...
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Temporary domains when when moving applications to new server

I'm currently in the process of moving 20 .Net applications from a dedicated Windows 2008 server to a new 2016 server. How can I ensure the sites are working correctly on a temp domain before I ...
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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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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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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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How can we change a subdomain to a subdirectory when we can't host on the same server

I have a client that have a site: https://www.example.com. He has a blog on an another provider with a subdomain: https://blog.example.com. The SEO on the two is divided, so I'm wondering what is the ...
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Implement SEO for new domain suppressing the other

I have an existing domain say www.existingdomain.com which shows up on top for a keyword say domain. But now I want to have a new domain say www.newdomain.com appear on top in google search for same ...
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SEO impact of many subdirectories right next to root domain

I'm working on a site that has around 150 static pages within the site structure. It has eight top-level sections linked to from the global navigation. However, having scraped the links from the ...
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Clarification on GoDaddy policy for acquiring expiring domain name - power of initial registrant

I've read conflicting reports on what happens when trying to acquire an expiring domain name through Godaddy. My primary concern is that they will not honor either an auction bid or a closeout ...
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Changing a document in the root domain folder

I am a relatively new web developer/marketing manager for an e-commerce website set-up using prestashop (theoutdoorappliancestore.com). To start off they had hired an outside guy that created a ...
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301 or linking to domain

I purchased a number of (oldish) domains, 2 or 3 of these domains have relatively good backlinks and according to MOZ (if that is worth anything) a goodish page rank. These domains are currently ...
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Locking subdomain document root folder name (cpanel)

I have moved the document root on one of my domains to serve content from RAM and as a result, the Time to First Byte on average dropped 10ms when I tested my server from the other end of North ...
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How to use cloudflare with hostinger.in

I am using both cloudflare and hostinger now. In domain I updated nameservers to that of cloudflare. I use hostinger to host the domain. After I updated, in hostinger it said Your domain is not ...
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Is there a way to redirect a domain with a slug to a new domain with a new slug on Namecheap?

So I'm no expert with domain directs, so forgive me if this is a dumb question, but here we go: What we want to do is direct our site's blog posts from our old site (with old root domain and slug) to ...
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Redirect domain to another domain for Wix site

I have two domains and they both point to the same Wix.com site. When I navigate to either domain the URL is always for that domain. The domains are both managed through domain.com I want to be change ...
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New website on new domain after losing old domain

I forgot to renew a domain with 5000 visitors a month with around 250 unique articles. Since someone bought the domain (has not setup any website up) i can only buy another domain and put online my ...
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Adding new DNS record to Netlify in order to make my domain point a new site

I have a new site: newsite.com (my new site has no subdomain such as www or ftp), so I wrote "@" to Name section when I created my DNS record. I had an old site that I wanted to redo. I registered a ...
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Search whois for .ai tld domains to avoid front running

Recently found a nice .ai domain name available for my project on NameCheap, but found that it had been registered when I went to purchase it the next day, with the owner asking me to "place a ...
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How can I remove the indexing to my site of a secondary domain no longer owned by me whose only function was to redirect to the main one from Google?

I had a series of domains that redirected to a main domain (let's call it A) where the website is located. One of them is no longer owned by me, and a few hours after being removed from the previous ...
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Site migration from .co.uk to previously owned .com to help with USA/global market reach?

We own our domain .co.uk and have recently purchased the .com version from a third-party private seller. My research shows that our .co.uk has a better domain authority score and low spam score when ...
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When doing URL forwarding from my custom domain from registrar to GitHub, mobile view doesn't work and gives tablet view instead

I have a website set up so that my custom domain forwards to my GitHub pages website. I set this so that it's easier to host static websites. When I view my website through custom domain on mobile ...
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Handling custom domain e-mails for multiple people

I was using OVH custom domain to create custom mailboxes. Earlier this service had no additional pricing for hosting (you could create free 5MB hosting with up to 5 mailboxes). Now they changed the ...
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Redirect traffic from AWS domain to Wix hosted domain

I have a domain hosted on AWS (www.example.com) and it works fine. I have now a temporary need to route traffic from this domain to a temporary Wix hosted domain (www.example.net). I've tried making a ...
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View subdomain on cpanel without domain

I've a cPanel/WHM with some clients. On cPanel, with an domain you just need create subdomain (mySub.myDomain.example) and go on that for view website. But, how I can do that for clients without ...
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Prevent Google from indexing the no-www domain now that Google Search Console doesn't have a preferred domain setting

I am hosting a Nuxt js app with Digital Ocean and I have my domain with godaddy. I am facing a painful issue as godaddy does not accept alias and I actually can not change DNS provider at the moment. ...
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How can I mask or park my url "example1.com" with this other "example2.com" in virtualmin?

I want example2.com to always appear in the address bar and show the content of my site example1.com. I applied this solution, but if I enter example2.com, it redirects to example1.com but the address ...
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"Facebook Page: Not found example.com", the domain was verified six months ago in the "Business Settings"

For many years, when I share a link to any of the pages of my website on Facebook, I find an "i" icon that leads to the following message: example.com registered: More than 10 years ago ...
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301 Redirect on HTTPS domain

A client of mine has created some print materials with a QR code that links to https://example1.com. That domain does a 301 redirect to https://example2.com. The redirect works when using HTTP://...
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Domain indexed by Google when using WPGraphQL to fetch content from our WordPress installation

I have a WordPress blog at https://example.blog domain. My main website domain is https://example.in. I am using WPGraphQL to fetch posts from the WordPress blog to my main website developed in React ...
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Change of address in Google Search Console says an old domain no longer registered by me is moving to my new domain

I did change of address in Google Search Console. The old domain has now expired and is registered by someone else, but I still see the notification that says the old domain is moving to my new domain....
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Root Domain 301 Redirect Except Checkout Page - 2 Sites Merged

I have a client who is merging his two ecommerce websites into one. The first ecommerce site is about knowledge of the products and second ecommerce website is to buy the product. It is interlinked ...
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