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Google, Bing and DuckDuckGo SERPs display a unicode domain in punycode

A website that I work with ranks very well in all three. It happens to have a unicode domain. Both regular and image search results pages display the domain as punycode (the xn-- form) instead of ...
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Can I prevent social sharing on Facebook from showing punycode for my Internationalized Domain Name (IDN)?

I am currently configuring the different metatags for social sharing on a website that uses an IDN (Internationalized Domain Name). I came to the realization that the URL shown to the end-user on the ...
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Why does ᥐᥞᥨᥲ.com display as xn--rgf2a4a2b.com in FF/Chrome?

The example in the title is just one of the many examples of certain domains which should be allowable by IDNA2008 and https://www.verisign.com/assets/allowedcode/idn-allowed-code-points.html (look ...
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What is the origin of the term "punycode"?

I don't see any explanation of the name in the RFC, in the Wikipedia article on punycode, or elsewhere in my google searches, but maybe I didn't look hard enough. Why is it called "punycode"?...
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My site is indexed. Why does Search Console not reflect that?

There is only one page is indexed, and it is the homepage. Yet, it seems that my site is indexed successfully, tested by searching for random excerpts. There is google / organic entry in my Google ...
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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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Nginx, URL special characters and punycode

I have an URL with special carachters (nicolòzanetti.com), and I'm having problem telling nginx how to handle it to the correct site. With a basic configuration:(the * in the urls is to tell ...
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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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Some Punycode URLs redirect to Unicode but others don't, why?

I've setup two subdomains, each using punycode: http://xn--xxa.hawx.me/ -> http://μ.hawx.me/ http://xn--l6h.hawx.me/ -> http://♪.hawx.me/ If you visit the unicode versions, ♪.hawx.me will stay the ...
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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 ?
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