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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Registering an Iranian domain as an American citizen

I'd like to register a .ir domain for a neat domain hack, but it seems to be quite difficult as it's Iranian. Every site I've seen requires either an Iranian National ID (which I don't have) or ...
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If an old redirecting domain expires will it still redirect or affect SEO?

What happens if an old domain redirecting to a new domain expires? Will it still redirect? What is the effect on search engine ranking?
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What do we do if the site ranks last in the SERP? [duplicate]

My site is doing pretty much well in other search engines, as most of the keywords are ranking at the top in the search results. Then why Google slaps our sites and ranks lowest for the keyword we ...
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SEO consequences of CPanel adding separate domain as subdomain?

I've purchased a shared hosting. It has domain1.example as the main domain. Whenever I add another domain to this hosting say domain2.example. The CPanel system does create the record for domain2....
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DNS A Record going back and forth, 48 hours after changing

I'm moving a website but keeping the email setting for now, so I changed the A Record on the current ISP to the new IP provided by the new ISP. And it has been more than 48 hours the domain is still ...
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Any SEO penalty for creating a new website and having no content for years?

I have a domain with hosting (supposed to be a blog) which has been live for 2 years with zero posts. I finally have created the content for it. Is it wise to post to the same website or should I buy ...
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Why do domains that serve ad content show up in ad reports alongside the sites that actually have the ads embedded?

I'm trying to understand why when I look at a domain report from an adserver (eg DCM) that I see the following below included alongside normal domains? Surely I should only see the domains that the ...
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Can I receive email for multiple domains using a single email server?

I have multiple domains in the form of abcd.com, abcd.it, abcd.eu, etc... My main mail server is set for abcd.com so all my emails are in the form of name@abcd.com Now I would like to know if I can ...
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Duplicate problem on Google Search Console

I use free hosting and a free site maker. After a while, I added my own domain via DNS settings. I faced a major problem after this. My new pages are not being indexed because Google detects duplicate ...
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How can someone know that two different domains were owned by the same person?

I bought a web-hosting in Hostgator with a baby plan, and bought another domain from Namecheap and hosted it also in Hostgator current plan, both domains had Domain Protection Policy. How did ...
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Google Sites: 301 Redirect broken links to the home page

Several months ago, I migrated my domain from GoDaddy to Google Domains and now use Google Sites. Several broken links from the old GoDaddy webpage highly ranked on Google Search persist. I would ...
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Pros and cons of using Individual domains vs Subdomains? [duplicate]

I'm working on the renewal of a large website. In the past, several brands were added to the website. You can access these brand via the menu. Each brand has its own subdirectory as follows: www....
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Can someone purchase a google subdomain?

Is it possible to buy a sub-domain of Google? For example blabla.google.com
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How do I redirect thousands of WordPress URLs to a subdirectory?

I have a WordPress website and it has almost 22,000 blog posts. It has been running with good SEO for the past 6 years. The contents are scattered in almost all social media and backlinked in a lot ...
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How do shared hosting providers know you own a domain when you point the DNS to their server?

I recently set a server up on Digital Ocean. The process of pointing the domain to Digital Ocean name servers was as easy as updating them on the registrar's website, and just adding them to my server....
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New competitor websites outrank me even though I have good DA, PA and write good content [duplicate]

My domain is quite old and it should be ranked better compared to the newcomers in my niche. I write good content than some top-ranked domains (they even have less DA and PA or Trust score). I design ...
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Purchasing a domain directly from the owner shortly before a renewal date

I am about to purchase a .com domain directly from its owner. How relevant is it that domain registration expires in 7 weeks? Should I expect a renewal fee even if I purchase before? If so, which ...
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What should I check when buying a used domain in order to reduce the risk of buying domain with a bad history

I am about to purchase a .com domain directly from its owner. Domain is 20yrs old. Domain is not used for anything in particular, just a few ads on it. Not able to track backlinks as looks like ...
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Redirect root domain to path

Searched all questions by redirect keyword (e.g. 1, 2) but none of them fit my case. I want to redirect my domain (www.example.com) to another (sub-)domain including path and query if possible: www....
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SEO best practices for domains in multiple languages [duplicate]

I have a domain https://www.understandmydreams.com (online dream interpreter) and I wish to expand the service to more languages. The content will be different in each language, not just simple ...
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Move a site from a subdomain of another domain when we won't be able to obtain a redirect

Good morning, I'd appreciate if you guys could help me with a situation I have at the moment with the company I work in. We're an online newspaper focused in Technology articles, so have our own ...
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Trouble activating free SSL from Domain.com when using Hostinger as a web host

Recently, I transfered my domain from GoDaddy to Domain.com. My hosting is still provide by Hostinger.com. Domain.com have an option of Free SSL. You just enabled it to get SSL Certificate and you don'...
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Connecting Wix domain with Vultr Managed Wordpress website

I'm having a hard time getting a Wix domain to work with Vultr managed Wordpress website. Currently I have both IPv4 and IPv6 from Vultr. I made sure that the domain is not assigned to a Wix website....
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Is it an SEO problem if I overuse a keyword in my page text when it is my domain name?

I have a domain name which is also a keyword. like clothes.deals. My page has 2000 words, and the domain keyword ("clothes.deals" with a dot) is found 14 times on my website text. I rank for my domain ...
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Why do we have to pay for web hosting rather than do it ourselves?

I am very unfamiliar with this concept, and have seen something's around the web that just don't make sense to me. I am curious as to how you can build your own website. Then host it on your own home ...
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Privacy protection service (i.e. WhoisGuard) for registrars that don't support it?

I have a .com, .me and .info domain registered with a registrar that doesn't support WhoisGuard, and transferring to another registrar is not an option for me. According to my registrar, I am ...
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What is the impact when purchasing a competitor domain?

I have a website for designers of wedding invites. They show their work on the site. Where my goal is to send as much traffic as I can to the designers websites. In return the pay me for their spot on ...
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Register country based domain when .com is taken

I am looking to buy a domain (e.g. bigdata.io) but the .com domain is already registered (bigdata.com). It belongs to a company working in a different field compared to the purpose I have in mind for ...
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Finding URLs that redirect to a given website [closed]

Is there any way to find all URLs that (permanently) redirect to a given website? E.g. example.redirect redirects to www.example.com. So I'd want a way to determine that example.redirect redirects ...
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How to host sub domain on a different server?

Web hosting scenario of landing page (foobar.com) built in Jekyll and hosted on Cloudcanyon. Need a sub domain (chat.foobar.com) for a chatroom to go to a different server like Heroku to run the ...
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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 is the status of the .DATA TLD?

I see a few registrars allowing per-registrations, but can't find any dates for Sunrise, early access, GA, or any other information. Apparently the registry is Dish DBS Corporation, but that's not ...
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Can you use a subdomain pointed to an IP for SSH

I have a website, and I'd like to use it for SSH-ing. I hate having to remember my computer's IP address, so I was hoping to do something like: ssh uname@me.example.com -p 1234 or ssh uname@example....
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Can my domain registrar requests high price for renewal if my domain became famous?

If I ordered a domain from a registrar company for 2 years, then my domain became very famous and it's market value increased very much, what prevents the registrar from asking for very high fees for ...
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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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methodology behind using cname to verify domain ownership for use with a host

Webhosting services, such as Squarespace, enable customers to connect their third-party-hosted domains to their site without transferring ownership or switching Nameservers. This is achieved by adding ...
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Pointing Namecheap domain to AWS S3 static website with HSTS .dev TLD

I recently bough a domain with Namecheap with the intention to point it to an AWS S3 static site. My problem is that putting 'www.tagisow.dev' and 'tagisow.dev' into the address bar leads me to an ...
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.htaccess to redirect subdirectory to its own domain name

I have for example 2 domain names gl.example that points to /public_html/ (which has subfolder /public_html/tlf/) and tlf.example that points to the subfolder /public_html/tlf/ How do I redirect so ...
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Review site domain: xxxxreview or xxxxreviews?

I am thinking to opening a local product review site where we will review all kinds of local businesses and their products and readers will be able to comment and vote. My real confusion begins with ...
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What does “Interested in this domain?” site mean? [closed]

I found a good domain but it was taken, I wrote that domain in Google search bar and this came up: I clicked on it and this appeared: What does this mean? Edit: this isn't specific to one site, I ...
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New Email with my own domain - cPanel - Can send but cannot receive any email

I'm using cPanel to create a new address for a specific domain. Using cPanel I've created the following email (it's just an example): demo@domain.com After that I just try some tests and now I can ...
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“.jobs” accepted usage

Wikipedia states "The intended use of the domain jobs is for companies and organizations to register some version of their corporate names and use it for a site aimed at those seeking employment with ...
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Business category in domain name [closed]

I have client for a website. He would like to have a domain name that includes his name and the type of business he is running. This client is a freelancer and his registered name is "hisname" for ...
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How to point my domain to a my server's IP address and configure it to show my website? [duplicate]

I'm doing website on the Linux server (still learning) And I have on 1 IP address to host many web sites. I will have them separately. For example 104.000.0.000:203 for one website and 104.000.0.000:...
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Does Google consider a domain's TLD when matching keywords?

There are two cases I'm thinking of: If the search string is "we buy homes", and the domain is webuy.homes Same search string, but the domain is webuyhom.es I see more and more domains using the 2nd ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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What happens if two websites have the same name?

I was wondering if there are two websites whose owners name them the same, for example, example.com. If I typed in the URL on my browser, which site would I go to?
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Moving content from old site/domain to new [duplicate]

We have two sites/blog, and now we are merging the two blogs into one blog. We move content from domain2.com to domain1.com. What should I consider when it comes to SEO. Should I move all the traffic ...
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Some users still see parked domain page three days after setting DNS records

It's been 3 days now and some users cannot connect to the website (they just see the generic Related Links domain page). MOST users can, but when I try on Verizon Wireless or AT&T Wireless, ...
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How long should a the Google change of address tool take?

I requested a Google Search Console change of address back in May 2019 but it still hasn't updated on Google. Just wondering if anyone gone through the process of changing their address and with ...

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