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When does a .com domain become available after it expires? (With status clientTransferProhibited) [duplicate]

the domain I want is taken and according to ICANN it expires on 2021-01-05. The only status it has is "clientTransferProhibited". I am not sure how to interpret this domain status... Does ...
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Changed site title by SEO plugin! [closed]

If the plug-in is disabled. The site name is displayed. But enabled, the site name changes.And the number 41 is displayed ?! My SEO plugin is Yoast seo.
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Changing name when a domain holder is a citizen of one country; possible problems

I am a citizen of Israel and I desire to generally cut all ties with it besides generally with family, friends and job. Currently I live in another state as a temporary resident. I consider changing ...
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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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Domain name of a foreign brand

I have a 20-year old domain name of a foreign brand (not currently trademarked in the US) which was used to retail imported items with that brand product in the US. This foreign brand probably does ...
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I live a period in one country and a period in another; what do I do with both local websites?

I live in country X for 6 months and in country Y for 6 months. I have a local website for country X and a local website for country Y. Both websites have local phone numbers; so if people visiting ...
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Is a screen name considered personal data under the GDPR?

There are many types of data which is considered "personal" (email, real name, ...). What is not considered personal data? Is the username of a person personal data if it can be changed on different ...
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How does changing the username affect the profile page SEO?

Assume that in a website in order to view a user's profile you only need to append the username to the end of the URL. For example: twitter.com/myusername In some websites like Twitter this username ...
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Is it problematic for SEO to abbreviate a business name in the domain name?

For example, the business name could be "purple valley grand artists" and the domain might be pvga.com. Is this incongruence problematic for branding? Which should the website logo reflect, PVGA or ...
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Upper and lower case business names and SEO

I've been using lower case to describe my business name, in my content and titles, and in business directories. So much so that when Google contacts me I notice it is always referring to my business ...
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How do generic words in business name affect SEO?

I have a client whose main business is pilgrimages and trips. The name of the business translates to English as roughly Pilgrimage and Tourism Center XYZ ("Centrum Pielgrzymkowo-Turystyczne XYZ")....
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Possessive form with nickname/name for a blog title

I am trying to find out whether it is a good idea to use the possessive form with a nickname. I am creating my personal blog, I am hesitating between the simple nickname/name form and the possessive ...
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Why does Google change / mispell my very site name?

Until I saw it with my own eyes, I wouldn't believe it : users reported that in some of their searches, my website's name was appearing in a certain way, changing its meaning. The website name is ...
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When changing the hostname of a server, can a CNAME be used with the old name for backwards compatibility?

We have a VPS hosting a few of dozen sites at server.example.com. We're deploying 3 more VPSs this week to cope with growth & want to change our naming structure. E.g. s1.example.com, s2.example....
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What is the snippet shortname?

For template the shortname is usually tpl and filenames can be written as tpl-projects. What is the best shortname for snippet? sni snp spt Anything else? I need a 3 characters long shortname.
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Personal page - name with foreign accent

I am writing HTML code for my personal webpage. I used GitHub page to host it. I am French and my firstname Céline contains accents. Assume my surname is Foo. There is two kind of request from the ...
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Company name same as national news scandal name - What to do?

A company I do web work for happens to have a name that is in line with a large national scandal with associated hi-profile trial. Google searches for "CompanyName" are now pulling up PAGES of ...
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What is the correct implementation of personal URL addresses, like in social networks, i.e facebook.com/username?

I’m currently in the process of development and thinking about URL structure. For example social networks make it possible to specify usernames after a slash that seems logical. As a result, the ...
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Where should I put Site Name structured markup?

Google documentation suggests to use http://schema.org/WebSite to provide a Site Name. They provide this Microdata example: <head itemscope itemtype="http://schema.org/WebSite"> <title ...
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Should I promote a product while there's a different product with a quite similar name?

I'm going to release a new software tool, currently named "ALM Performance". I'm now googling, and I see there's a tool named "HP ALM Performance Center" which is highly ranked for "ALM Performance" ...
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Google has a hard time finding organization's official page

I have a website setup through WordPress on a custom domain that I control. It is registered in the Google Webmaster Tools, and pages will show up on Google, but not in the order I'd like. I am ...
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Exact Match Domain Extension Value

I'm looking forward to start a micro-niche blog. I have an exact match domain available in ".co" extension. If, for example, my keyword is "blue cone" so what would be a suitable domain name for me in ...
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Is it legal to create a search engine and name it similarly to an existing popular search engine?

I have my own search engine with meta search crawling capacity. I installed it on a website and called it Ving. Is it legal to have a search engine with the name Ving that is similar to Bing?
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Full Domain Name Or Acronym? [duplicate]

I read on MOZ that a domain name should ideally be less than 15 characters. My current domain name for a WIP website is ANightInBurlington.com, which is 18 before the .com, and without http:// or www. ...
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Are name, address, and phone number important SEO signals for a SaaS business website?

Knowing that NAP (name, address, and phone) are important search engine optimizations for local businesses that are city specific, e.g. plumbers, lawyers etc. Is NAP still useful to a software as a ...
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AOL search engine bot name?

Can somebody tell me the name of the AOL search engine bot? I need to allow only this bot in robots.txt.
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Which meta names are case-sensitive?

I am the developer of an HTML checking tool. I want to check meta names to make sure they match case-sensitively when it matters. All I've come across so far (according to Google) is that this meta ...
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Domains and trademarks - is there some legal risk [duplicate]

Suppose there is a trademark called "Rubyblock" and you buy rubyblock.com and name your app "Rubyblock" is there some legal risk? If yes, how do i can check this before to name the app and buy domain?...
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How to get my name on the side of the Google search results?

For example http://www.google.com/search?client=safari&rls=en&q=tom+brady&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8#q=tom+hanks&rls=en I have seen this on famous and non famous people and I was wondering ...
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What do you call the effect when you gray out the background behind a dialog?

What do you call that effect? Looks like this
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How should I name my DNS server?

Are there any conventions or guidelines I should use to name my DNS server? Does it really matter? On the site I'm using to obtain the domain I desire it has two options: Set up DNS and name ...
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Does any SSL certificate authority handle third-level .name domains? [closed]

I am the owner of a third-level .name domain of form subdomain.example.name. The .name domain hierarchy is somewhat unusual in that generally one registers a third-level domain such as mine, rather ...
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How can I de-share third level .name domain which would allow me to register the second level domain?

Sometime ago I registered a third level .name domain of the type john.doe.name. I just realised that I could have registered the entire second level domain doe.name, which would grant me control of ...
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What are applications like IdeaBox called?

I'm trying to figure out the generic name for systems that allows users to contribute with the development of new features. Kickass Torrents has a very interesting app in it's site named IdeaBox and ...
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How do you register a private name server?

I have moved my website http://technojourney.com recently from VPS to Dedicated Server. I have been given private name servers. I have added it as child name server and also have added A records. Yet, ...
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SEO non-English domain name advice

I'm starting a website, that is meant for a non-English region, using an alphabet that is a bit different than that of English. Current plan is as follows. The website name, and the domain name, will ...
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Will using shared hosting with many other sites on the same IP address hurt SEO?

My website shares the same IP address with a lot of other internet sites (approx 500 sites) that are not mine. How is this possible? is this affecting my SEO?
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How to choose a good website/company name?

A friend and I have a small web hosting company, and we want to take things to the next level. Part of the deal is to get a new name (the current name was chosen pretty quickly a long time ago, and ...
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Domain name, which one is more appropriate? [closed]

I have 2 domains and want to start a hardware related website, but I want to make sure which one is the correct term in English: Hardwareden.com HardwaresDen.com Please note the "S"!
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Domain name coining issue

I've found two keyword search from Google keyword tool: "K1 run" (Phrase match,320,000 local monthly searches) "K2 run" (75,000 local monthly searches) K1,K2 are not dictionary word while run is....
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is co.cc free for ever?

hello any one can tell me that is co.cc domain free for life? when i go to register a co.cc domain name it shows only 2 years for free, so is it free for ever or i have to pay after passing 2 year
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How to find 3 level of 2 level .name domain?

I want buy .name domain, WHOIS said that it's free, but registrator canceled registration and said that there maybe 3-rd level domain and i cant buy eg. aaaaaa.name if there already registred bbbbbb....
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