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Punycode and similar characters

How does Punycode solve (or plan to solve) the issue with identical characters? In most browsers now Punycode is disabled unless you enable it in language preferences. This works great except many ...
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Is using Arabic letters in a domain name OK for SEO?

I want to use Arabic letters in my site's domain name. Will that be good for search engine optimization? I will be targeting people searching in the Arabic language.
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Best practices for domain names with foreign characters

Suppose you're starting a new web site with the (completely made up name) of "El Niño." Some obvious options for your domain name would be: elniño.com elnino.com And typically, of course, you'd ...
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For an international domain name with non-ASCII characters, what goes into the CSR's CN field?

Suppose I control the international domain name (IDN) münchen.example.com (xn--mnchen-3ya.example.com). Now, I want to get a SSL certificate for this domain name to enable HTTPS for my web site. I ...
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What are the disadvantages of having a domain name with special characters?

What are the disadvantages of owning a domain name that contain special characters? Some special characters are, for example: áéíóú, àèìòù, äëïöü, etc. These characters open the possibility of ...
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How do I setup Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) to display correctly in the browser URL bar?

I just bought several Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) from GoDaddy. I have a VPN with hostgator and when I add an account with WHM and then I go to that site with a link that has the IDN, it ...
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International Domain Names - Can I just register the punycode with any registrar?

I'm thinking of getting a non-ASCII Internationalized Domain Name (e.g. thé.com). However my current domain registrar doesn't do IDNs. Their web form reports an invalid domain name when I try to enter ...
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How do I write IDN domains?

How do I write a IDN domain name with IDN codes? E.g. mjölk.com with IDN codes? (mjölk is milk in swedish) And is there any list of available IDN codes and letters? E.g. all possible for .com ?