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Volunteer Web Application to Connect People [closed]

Apologies if this is in the wrong place, please move or suggest a move if appropriate. I have some free time on my hands for the foreseeable future. In order to help people in the current climate I ...
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Why do "premium domains" cost so much? Is it just a domain squatting racket perpetrated by the registrars? [closed]

Lately I've been brainstorming small business names with some clients. It seems as though anytime they come up with a particular name, we check the domain name it will often be available but as a "...
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Can somebody from the EU get an Australian business number to register a COM.AU domain?

I need a help with .com.au domain registration. I live in EU, so I’m not a citizen of Australia. In case to register this address, I need an Australian business number (ABN). I’m going to develop a ...
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For a DokuWiki site, how to force new users to have an email address from a specific domain?

I am trying to manage a DokuWiki site designed for school members. The problem is that I have to check whether the new users are actually members of our school. Since DokuWiki sends temporary ...
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How to separate bot user registrations from real people?

I've been getting a disproportionately high number of subscribers to my WordPress site relative to the little traffic it receives. I suspect most of these subscribers are bots. Normally I delete any ...
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Why would a bot submit a sign up form with fake info? [duplicate]

I have a sign up form where people can enter their name and address, then click on a submit button. However I am getting BOTs entering sign up details and submitting the form - or at least I presume ...
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Banned emails are still registering to phpBB forum - how could that be?

I manage a phpBB forum (v3.0.12) and am having a problem with spam registrations. We have CAPTCHA setup and two step verification. The problem is, users are still registering with emails we've ...
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Why do we get bot registrations with fake data on a site where you can't post content?

I run an ecommerce site where users need to sign up in order to make bookings for our transportation services. From time to time, we receive lots of obviously fake user submissions: they all use "...
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Is it possible for Google to Index a site with login?

I have a real estate site that we require the user to login after viewing 3 properties. Is it possible for Google to index these property listings while still keeping that functionality in place? ...
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Up-and downsides of a humanoid/common-sense question verification method as replacement of Captcha?

I have thought about my own verification opposed to captcha / digit typing. It would look like this, practically: I am wondering if anyone that brainstorms can think of vulnerabilities of this sort ...
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Email forwarding - set with domain register or hosting company

I have registered a domain with one company (1&1) and am hosting the site with another company (GoDaddy). I want all emails sent to [email protected] forwarded to my personal email. So my ...
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top-level domain registration: does "updating" imply a license extension (Whois report)?

I created a blog and I want to purchase a second level domain, that's to say I want to move from domain.altervista.org to -> domain.com. I would like to register that domain with the .com extension ...
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When does an expired domain become available for others to register?

I'm trying to purchase a domain name that was registered and apparently already expired. This is its status: Status: clientHold http://www.icann.org/epp#clientHold Status: clientTransferProhibited ...
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Can I use sentence "All rights reserved" on my web page/site or blog with out registering at gov copyright office [duplicate]

I have a query, people are saying that since 1989, every work which is created is automatically copyrighted. Then is it fine to use sentence All rights reserver and copy right symbol on my website, ...
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What is the purpose of spam registration bots?

I have been intrigued by this for a while, and haven't been able to find a solution elsewhere, so I was wondering if anyone here knew the answer: Since I have set up my personal website, I have ...
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Apple Developer Program enrolling with a p.iva and the company name

i am italian, i got a D-U-N-S number for my individual company (partita iva for those who know what it is). Now Apple is asking me to enroll as an individual cause the D-U-N-S number is attributed to ...
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How do you calculate exacty when a domain in pending delete status will become available?

A domain I want is in the "pendingDelete" stage according to WHOIS. I have been monitoring it since "redemptionPeriod", and it entered into pendingDelete five days ago today. After checking a few ...
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Why do "Registration-bots" exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

I've been developing some anti-bot procedures for a website, but only because I see others doing it. Why is this necessary? What do the bots gain from registering hundreds of accounts? I'm building an ...
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Will redirecting my domain name temporarily to a placeholder website affect my SEO?

So we have this new customer, and they wanted to register their domain name themselves. Now they have this old company and old website which is outdated. So what they did, is register their domain ...
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Is it legal for everyone to register .me domain?

Can anyone register a .me domain name? Can it used for commercial uses?
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Joomla one time self registration with unique code [closed]

I am trying to find out if there is an extension for Joomla where you can use a unique coupon code to access the self registration form. After the code has been used it should get invalid so that a ...
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Registering a domain directly at nic.sm?

I am an individual and would like to register a ".sm" domain. Nic.sm provides forms for individuals to send them by fax or mail and information for payment is also available. The cheapest reseller ...
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How to get users to sign up for a ugc site?

How do you get users to register for a user generated content site? The problem is that if the whole site relies on user generated content then it will take longer for people to participate if the ...
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How can I safely analyze users' password quality?

Given a registration service website with rather lax password requirements for the users (6-12 characters with no special requirements), how can I safely analyze what quality of passwords users pick ...
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Allowing users in embargoed/sanctioned countries to register on my site

I run a website that contains technical content and users gain access to it by purchasing a subscription. I am based in the United States, and I'm wondering what the laws are regarding sanctioned ...
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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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Can someone sue me/take my domain?

I have found a great domain that isn't in use, but the .com and .net domains are already taken. There's nothing on the domains though, it just says they are registered with Network Solutions and are ...
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Auto-apply a role to new phpBB user with password or code

Is there a way, with phpBB to have a new user enter a password which would automatically move them into a specific role? I'd like to be able to allow certain people to sign up and automatically have ...
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Force Social Marketing for users

We offer weekly deals in our website. We would like to engage a social experience by offering bigger discounts if a user invites 3 his/her friends to the site. I wonder if there are special services ...
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Why would a web site keep my signup information for a limited time only?

I have just created account at (some web service, well, actually it was Transifex, a localization service). Registration form requested typical things: accont name, e-mail adress, password (twice), ...
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Best ways to collect location-based user input

I'm working on a website where users will be able to register and provide information about their location. In order to prevent users from inputting incorrect data, we don't want users to provide free-...
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Is it a good practice to use Gmail, Yahoo Mail & Hotmail addresses for registration?

I am designing a website in which clients should register to use some specific services, and I am trying to prevent temp mails, or mails from personal domain. The question is that is this a good ...
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Dealing with human spam accounts

My site has lately been targeted by human spam... meaning people taking the time to carefully complete my registration process, confirming via email, and then letting the member account sit dormant ...
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Does the domain owner get contacted if someone else back-orders the domain?

I'm trying to purchase a domain name that I like. I noticed that the domain is about to expire and has only been registered for a year now, Nothing really shows on the page when going to the site. It'...
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When does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it?

I've Googled but haven't really found an answer. When does a domain name really expire before someone else can register it? Is this set by the domain registrar? I've seen someone mention 75, 30, 45 ...
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What happens if I let my domain expire?

I have a domain on GoDaddy which I want to transfer. Due to too much hassle (can't remove the privacy entries, lost email account password, etc. etc.) for a transfer, I just thought that I can let it ...
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Is the idea of user registration flawed if we can't provide any real value for it?

I work in a newspaper publishing company and currently, all the contents in our site is free and no user registration is required. Recently, the lifestyle column team proposed to implement a small ...
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Control Content Hosting, DNS Hosting and Registration with command line?

I am fed up with Blogger's odd error msgs and Go Daddy's automatic replies to questions. They have never mentioned the word "DNS Hosting" to me, apparently the thing I am missing. I would really love ...
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Auto subscribe checkbox on registration

What are the laws on this? If I have a simple registration form, can I have underneath it: [x] Subscribe to the blog [x] Email me when a new release is issued Auto checked? Or do they need to be ...
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Renouncing the registration system

I want to completely remove the registration page from my web app (for obvious simplification and uniformity) and only use "connect with Facebook" and "connect with Twitter" the website is a technical ...
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User registration usability vs security

What are cons and pros of the following: asking to repeat password asking to have a certain length-password asking to repeat e-mail address using captcha sending confirmation e-mail what do you ...
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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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How can I screen clients that try to register multiple times?

My company offers a bonus to every client that registers. We would like to prevent people from abusing this by registering several times. We thought about filtering clients by IP (there is a ...
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Multiple domain names with pages linking to one website

I work for a company who have been redesigning their company website. I have been asked to register loads of domain names that contain the keywords that they want to use on the original site. Each ...
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What third-party services/libraries exist for user registration forms?

I'm looking for any existing services/libraries (PHP preferrably) that I can implement into my existing solution (wordpress/symfony) to handle user registration (personal information like name, ...
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What design/feature aspects assist in visitor conversion rates?

Web design being around for so long, I would imagine we have some rules or guidelines regarding this topic. When a user visits your website for the first time, what particulars have been shown to take ...
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SAAS for user registration on web site

Can anyone recommend a service which we can use to handle user registration on a website. I know of services like Wufoo, but they just offer forms. What we are looking for is a service which we can ...
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When using email as login name, what precautions should I take for registration?

When your registration form is using a user ID that is the same as their email address, I'm somewhat concerned over spammers using the "User name is in use" as a means to validate the existence of an ...
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People sign up to my website but they keep entering invalid email addresses (they are not spammers)

I have thousands of users signed up in my site so I have a good amount of statistical data to analyze my problem for you. In the sign up process of my website, the required fields are username, ...
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Why do user registration process not end with the user logged in?

Often I see websites when at the end of the registration process the user is not logged in. What is the rational for that? It seems redundant to ask a user to reenter their credentials just after ...
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