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Google Domains Squarespace problem

I am a Google Domain website owner. In 2023, Google Domains is being migrated to Squarespace. During this time, They sent me a link to Squarespace, and for months I have logged into Squarespace ...
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Why would there be 4 identical A and AAAA records?

I am transferring a domain from Google Domains to Cloudflare. When recreating the DNS records in Cloudflare, I saw that there are 4 identical A records (with the same IP) and 4 identical AAAA records....
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Forwarding does not work over http

This is my configuration for my domain. This is the results when i use curl. It seems like the https request is correct, but the http request crashes the DNS server (squid is DNS server software). ...
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Should I renew Google Domain at low yearly price before the transfer to Squarespace?

So I'm using Google Domains with yearly renewal to host my static GitHub pages website and I was wondering if it would be a good idea to renew the domain for the next 9 years (which is the max limit) ...
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Move from one web host to another but keep Google Email Settings

Web host: Hostinger Domain from Google Domains MX Records for Googledomains (Nameservers:4 records starting with: NS-CLOUD-E1.Googledomains.com. ALL 4 are to cloud.googledomains.com) New Web host : ...
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Unable to set up a domain in Google Domains pointing to a Google Site

I'm at my wits' end with this. I'm trying to do something simple, that is direct a domain (something.org) rented at Google Domains to a site made in Google Sites. I am an Owner of both the domain and ...
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Cpanel email addresses failure connected to Google Domains

I have a domain name with Google Domains and I'm using cPanel. When I create an email address in cpanel and send an email to that address, it's saying it doesn't exist. Somehow, it's connected to ...
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All my redirects are giving me a nice 301. Except the "http://www", for some reason it results in 302. I think I tried all the combinations already

I wanted to ask you for your help. I found this answer that is recommended on the internet - Forward naked domain with URL path for my Google Domain but it seems that it is already outdated. I tried a ...
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Is there a way to forward my Google domain root to www?

I am following the guide Google Domains: How to Forward the Root to www, but I do not see the option in my Google Domains DNS configuration to specify a synthetic record. Does anyone know how I can do ...
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Google Domains redirecting website

I bought a domain using Google Domains (let's call it newdomain.com). I also own olddomain.com (bought via register.com) which is hosted on a dedicated server I'm paying for. I bought newdomain.com ...
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Does Google Domains offer path fowarding (as opposed to redirecting the entire domain)?

I have a URL www.first.example and I want to forward www.first.example/test to www.second.example. Is this possible to do in Google Domains? UPADTE: https://example1.com (OG site) https://test....
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Receiving emails on a Google domains subdomain

I purchased a domain from Google Domains, say, mydomain.tld. I do not plan to have any hosting/content on this domain as of now. I'm not using any external services or providers, just Google Domains ...
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Wildcard redirects for some paths but not others in Google Domains

The Goal: redirect www.example.com/product/* to www.example.com/product using Google Domains Background: I'm using github pages to host my site so I cannot add an .htaccess file like a more ...
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Google Domains won't redirect `http` to `https` when Bluehost handles the DNS and website

I have a website hosted on bluehost, but using a domain from Google domains. I am trying to force it to always redirect http://example.io -> https://example.io from the google domains site. However,...
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Main domain hosted on Google servers and registered with Google domains, but I want a subdomain ONLY to point to Netlify

Been trying to this for a few days after countless tutorials and I can’t seem to figure it out. The desired outcome is this: www.example.com is my main react app hosted on Google Cloud Servers. blog....
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Mapping a custom domain registered in Google Domains to a website in Google New-Sites

I had this working with old-Sites, but new-Sites messed everything up. (1) Need to map orgchangedoctor.com & www.orgchangedoctor.com to https://sites.google.com/site/orgchangedoctor (2) Would like ...
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Multiple root A records for Google Domains

I am trying to set two A records for the root url in Google Domains as required by Firebase but it seems Google Domains doesn't allow duplicate rules
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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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How do I redirect traffic to different ports on my machine based on the URL they are connecting with?

I have a web server (www.2darkpark.net) that I also host several game servers on - Minecraft, QuakeWorld, and Quake III. I would like to allow users to connect to the game servers through subdomains ...
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Trouble getting Google Domains subdomains to properly redirect to different ports

I recently registered a domain through Google Domains - www.2darkpark.net - and I'm having trouble trying to redirect subdomains to specific ports on the machine. Specifically, I want to have mc....
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How do I setup a naked domain on Google sites using Google domains?

I've got a Google Domain and I'm trying to link it with my Google Sites page. If you go to www.example.com, the site loads, But going to example.com doesn't work. It seems to need the WWW to load the ...
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SPF Record for Google Domains Email Forwarding

I've got a domain setup with Google Domains. I'm using CloudFlare for the name servers and I have the correct MX records setup (https://support.google.com/domains/answer/9428703) to point back to ...
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Dynamically assign a synthetic record to Google Domain

I own a domain on Google Domains. I want to create subdomains for my projects dynamically. For example: My Domain: https://adomain.example Subdomain: https://project-name.adomain.example Where ...
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Can’t access my website without adding http:// before domain

I forwarded my domain to my IP address using google domain. I can access my website using https://my.domain or https://www.my.domain but if I don’t add https:// to start the address like my.domain or ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

I discovered this question: Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains? And I tried it out using Google domains. I currently have a site hosted with AWS. However, I'd like to use ...
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Should I have my own mobile app for a [dot]app domain name?

I plan to buy a .app domain name (e.g., www.example.app), however, I don't have a mobile app for that website. Is it really that important to have an app for a .app website? This get.app success ...
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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 [email protected] -p 1234 or ssh uname@example....
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How does Google domains resolve conflicting wildcard rules for email forwarding?

I am using Google Domains for my website. I also get a free email-forwarding facility. However, there is no documentation on how the wildcard entries are resolved. For example: I have the following ...
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How do I host my web app locally on a subdomain of Google Domains (DNS settings)

I hope I phrased my question right, but I am hosting a web app on my server at home. I have a domain via Google Domains and I don't know how the DNS settings work. I'm running the app on port 8082 ...
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Google .dev domain strangely redirects to https

I bought a .dev domain today @ domains.google. I also set up a dedicated nginx web server to which the .dev domain points (A records). Very strangely, I can't access my nginx welcome page using my ...
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How do I redirect a subdomain on Google domains to a URL with masking?

I bought a domain (on Google Domains) for a personal webpage and set it up to point to my github.io page I also added a subdomain (say somefile.mydomain.example) and it now redirects to a Google ...
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Moving domain/email from MS Exchange to GSuite

I currently have a domain hosted by a company and an exchange email server and users use MS Outlook. I want to change over the domain from the current company to Google Domains and have the email ...
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How to point an enom domain purchased from Google to a Google site?

I pay for a domain every year (e.g., example.com) that is registered by enom through Google on my behalf. I have made a website using Google Sites which you can be found at a URL that's similar to: ...
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How can I upload a sitemap to my Google Sites site with a custom URL?

I created a site for an e-portfolio using the new Google Sites. Google sites automatically generates a sitemap for you at sites.google.com/yoursite/system/feeds/sitemap, which can then be submitted ...
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"GitHub Pages currently does not support IPv6" when using my domain registered at Google domains

Your site's DNS settings are using a custom subdomain, jacksonscott.net, that's set up with an AAAA record. GitHub Pages currently does not support IPv6. For more information, see https://help....
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Cannot forward root domain managed by Google Domains to AWS Load Balancer

My domains are managed on Google but my site is hosted on AWS. I want to point both my root my-company.com and the www subdomain www.my-company.com to an AWS Load Balancer, which has an address, not ...
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How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain?

How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain? I registered a domain via Google Domains (let's call it example.com). I then created a Google Site (let's call it sites.google.com/site/...
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Will I get an error message if I ordered a domain name which turns to not be available?

When reading the terms of service, I saw : Google does not guarantee that Registrant will be able to register or renew a desired domain name, even if Google’s systems indicate that the domain name ...
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Can I configure Google Domains to redirect a bare domain to a subdomain over HTTPS?

I'm using a "synthetic record" at Google Domains to redirect traffic from the bare domain example.com to www.example.com: This works for requests to http://example.com, of which there are 4 A records ...
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What is the Update URL for Dynamic DNS for Google Domains

Google Domains supports Dynamic DNS. That is great since my domain and Dynamic DNS information can come from the same provider. For Dynamic DNS to work, I usually need the following info: Update URL ...
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