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Godaddy is a company operating in several countries offering domains names and hosting. It says it has registrations for more domain names than any other company.

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Getting GoDaddy expired domain in redemptionPeriod [duplicate]

I am keeping an eye on one .com domain that expired in Feb and now in redemptionPeriod as per whois. I could not find it in GoDaddy auctions. What is best way to improve chances to get the domain? ...
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Setting a domain in Heroku and GoDaddy without www prefix

I just purchased a new domain in GoDaddy lets call it example.com. I want to connect this domain to my Heroku app, so I went to the settings in Heroku and under Domains section I added the followings ...
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GoDaddy setup and redirect www to site root

I have a go daddy site with the following records CNAME | www | example.co.uk. A | @ | 142.155.154.42 A | example.co.uk | 12.197.141.173 A ...
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My Websites were hacked - how to remove virus?

I help my parents run their appliance repair business. They have a few websites in GoDaddy which use Wordpress. Recently I noticed they have been hacked. If someone goes to the website through Google, ...
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Google Workspaces Picking Up an MX record Not Set in Domain DNS

I recently acquired a domain on GoDaddy auctions on behalf of a client for their new business's website. I am building the site and hosting it. I am in the process of configuring Google Workspaces and ...
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Adding GoDaddy Domain name in Azure CDN endpoint

I am trying to map my custom domain purchased from GoDaddy to Azure CDN endpoint. I tried documentation steps from here https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/cdn/cdn-map-content-to-custom-domain But ...
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Create Subdomain on BigRock with Godaddy hosting

I have a domain on BigRock and hosting on GoDaddy. I am also using CloudFlare in between. Now I need to add a subdomain on BigRock which should also point to a subdomain on GoDaddy. I have created a ...
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How to 301 Redirects on new site when old site lost due to Host crush

My Host (WHC) had a "Major incident" and all my Wordpress website data lost. the backup copy was on that server as well. I moved the domain to Godaddy and want to rebuild this lost site in ...
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How can I mask an AWS site with a domain registered with godaddy?

Basically this is a dumb situation where a company creates a cookie-cutter website (I do that for them) for one of their clients. This particular client has their own domain registered on godaddy ...
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How to play musical chairs with registrars for a .tech domain?

Every registrar I've looked at seems to charge a bit much for a dormant .tech domain I have registered. There's no web hosting. I happen to use the e-mail service which comes with the domain ...
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How are GoDaddy DNS settings manually configured?

What are the mechanical or technical steps to use GoDaddy strictly for domain registration for a dormant domain? At present, not looking for hosting. E-mail service is preferred, I'm currently using ...
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Is it possible to use godaddy only for domain registration or transfer?

In migrating a domain to godaddy from ionos, is it required to also create a web page? I'm only interested in maintaining the registration and wouldn't even want an "under construction" ...
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DNS Settings and the TXT record for authorizing email sending from the domain

Last night, I added a DNS record to my domain to allow Mailchimp to send emails as an official/authorized source. It doesn't seem to have totally worked, Mailchimp is sending emails but they are not ...
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Godaddy expired domain transfer

My domain recently expired on 12/05/2021 and I wanted to transfer it to a new registrar. So I initiated the transfer. Unlocked the domain and got the transfer auth key and initiated the transfer at ...
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Most cost effective option for securing 1000+ websites (SSL)

My company manages well over 1000 sites for various clients. Currently, we are paying for a Standard DV certificate for each individual site ($94.99 from GoDaddy). We are easily spending over $100k ...
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Get Google to index new URLs after migrating to Godaddy Simple Website Builder which doesn't support redirects

I recently updated a website for my company from its extremely outdated design (last edited in 2009). After the update, when you click on the page in the google search it says that there is nothing ...
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mysqli_connect() & GoDaddy (New Versions of PHP) [closed]

I am using GoDaddy to host my website and it says in php that I have a Fatal error: Uncaught Error: Call to undefined function There is a problem when I use "mysqli_connect()" function in ...
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What does GoDaddy do with their expiring domains that were registered before 2005?

In https://godaddy.com/help/bid-on-expiring-domains-893, GoDaddy say: If a domain name registered with us after May 2, 2005 expires, we automatically list it for auction on GoDaddy Auctions® 25 days ...
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HubSpot CMS site is not secure unless someone types in "www."

so we connected our domain with HubSpot CMS. They only support SSL for subdomains, so when someone does not type in "www." they are prompted with a security warning. They told me I needed to ...
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Opt out of performance monitoring on site hosted by GoDaddy

I have a website that is being hosted by GoDaddy. When I check at the browser's console for issues, I saw an error: DevTools failed to load SourceMap: Could not load content for https://img1.wsimg.com/...
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Is a Godaddy email plan redundant if I am using Mailgun and Gsuite?

I'm hosting a forum at subdomain1.example.com. For activation emails etc, I have a Mailgun server at mg.subdomain1.example.com. The Mailgun server can only send emails, no receives, so I bought an ...
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Will Changing Nameservers Mess up Existing MX Records?

My client uses an existing domain for his email and it is parked at Godaddy. There are MX and TXT records that exist in Godaddy that point to Outlook/Exchange. My question is: if I change the ...
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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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FileZilla issue connecting with godaddy ftp server

I have a hosting service with Godaddy and want to connect to FTP to transfer files. I am using filezilla client to transfer stuff. However I am having problem that sometimes it connects just fine, ...
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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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www.subdomain.example.com not working despite trying various DNS entries and Godaddy forwarding options, can only get an nginx error

I have a website that is online at the moment. For this website, I have a subdomain staging.example.com. I am using GoDaddy for domain hosting. My server is on an EC2 Linux instance with AWS. I have ...
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How do I manage DNS with Godaddy but host the site at infinityfree.net?

Here's my situation. I used to host a site for a friend and now I want to migrate them to infinityfree.net since it's free and they're ok with it. Currently, they bought the domain name through ...
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Troubleshooting Cloudflare 301 Redirects

My client has a URL they want to entirely redirect to another site (301 redirect). This domain is purchased and managed through GoDaddy (unfortunately). After setting up the redirect, I was getting ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

I am learning how to build and maintain a website, but I'm coming across a lot of suggestions that sound redundant without explanation. For example, if I already have a website on WordPress but want ...
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Will my site disappear if I stop paying for "Basic Managed WordPress" (Wordpress Managment), but continue paying my GoDaddy hosting subscription?

I have a site that I made using WordPress, and hosted with GoDaddy a couple years ago. It's mostly a blog/journal of a long trip I took, which is interesting for me and my family, but mostly useless ...
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Hosting static aboutus page on S3 bucket and linking to godaddy

I have a domain through godaddy (www.example.com) and it is hosted on a different server. I also have a static aboutus page that I have in an S3 bucket. How do I link my aboutus page to the main ...
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Subdomain to subdirectory forwarding with SEO integrity [closed]

I've set up a blog on webflow at blog.mysite.com. However, I'd like to have the blog live at mysite.com/blog for SEO purposes. See here for more detailed thought process. Cloudflare solves this ...
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How can I save over or remove default GoDaddy name servers?

Why the default name servers (domaincontrol.com) do not go away with GoDaddy and there seems to be no visible options to edit or remove.
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How to redirect example.com to http://example.com?

I have a blog at blogger.com, for which I got a domain name from godaddy.com. Recently I have decided to put some google AdSense ads on it to see how that goes. The problem I encountered is that ...
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Clicking on links doesn't show the full URL when forwarding my domain with masking

I've a domain purchased from godaddy and i want to host it to my local ip. the local IP i have stays same always and I've already set it up to access able globally. Now in Manage DNS settings of ...
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Can I buy my domain again on another service

About a year ago GoDaddy had a $1 domain deal, so I got it. After a year it is time for it to auto-renew, $45??? No thanks, I will cancel and then buy on Crazy Domains, which is cheaper. Can I do ...
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How do I locate files that appear to be located before the webroot?

I'm now administering a site for a small professional organisation. The website is hosted with GoDaddy. Most of the links don't work as the site was migrated back from https to http. All of this work ...
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How do I point a domain registered with Dynadot to a subdirectory of my Godaddy Hosting? [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with Dynadot and I'd like to use my GoDaddy hosting to build the site to save having to pay out for more hosting. I'd need to set it up on a subdomain e.g. subdomain.example....
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Firebase and Godaddy: Hosting redirection to www doesn't work for https

I have a website whose domain name is example.com from GoDaddy and my SSL certificate and hosting is on firebase. Currently www.example.com forwards properly to https://www.example.com but https://...
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Upload a chain through PLESK where there are only fields for the certificate and the authority?

I have a free certificate bundle which include a root, intermediate, server and CA crt files. I am trying to use this 3rd-party certificate in a GoDaddy PLESK hosted solution and have the option to ...
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Domain expired, GoDaddy holds it and is asking more money

After expiring my domain, GoDaddy is asking more money to renew. Why is GoDaddy holding my domain? If it expired it has to be open to buy right?
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Heroku email server custom domain

I am hosting a webapp on heroku using the free plan. I have also bought a domain name from godaddy.com. My webapp and godaddy are linked through the cloudflare service in order to protect against DOS ...
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My clients name isn't shown in Whois

My client's name isn't shown in whois https://whois.icann.org/ nor https://ae.godaddy.com/whois nor any otheer whois service though I didn't make the domain private, the name, the address, and ...
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When I search for a 301 redirected domain Google shows a message from GoDaddy rather than following the 301 redirect

I have a domain name registered at Godaddy. I also have a website that I created at Google Sites. I forward the URL to go to the Google Site. I did this using the Godaddy Domain Manager Forwarding ...
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Is it safe to use JavaScript to insert GoDaddy site seal <script> into an HTML page?

The site seal provided by GoDaddy uses HTML code like: <span id="siteseal"><script async type="text/javascript" src="https://seal.godaddy.com/getSeal?sealID=...
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Will GoDaddy's domain forwarding affect subdomains?

I have an old domain registered with GoDaddy. Let's say it's olddomain.com. I want olddomain.com and www.olddomain.com to go to www.newdomain.com. The complication is that I have a few subdomains ...
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GoDaddy subdomain forward issue with query string

I have a GoDaddy account for my domain. I am forwarding a subdomain to a different server but the relative path is not getting passed when the 301 forward is done. Example: test.example.com -> test....
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301 redirect with masking on GoDaddy

We are using GoDaddy platform to put meta tags. We have 200 domains name some for the brand; some are related to our product. We want to redirect (301) all of 200 domain names to our main one with ...
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Firebase hosting: www.example.com redirect to example.com says "domain not verified"

I have bought a domain from GoDaddy, and I want to host a static website using firebase hosting. When connected to firebase, example.com works. But when I want to redirect www.example.com to example....
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Setting up an email account using godaddy's cpanel hosting service

I just recently purchased a cpanel hosting service with GoDaddy. Next I set up hosting for a domain which was registered on a different GoDaddy account. For this I edited the DNS record in the second ...
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