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Do empty subdomains hurt a domain's reputation for email deliverability or SEO?

If a company has a lot of old DNS entries for subdomains that point either nowhere (CNAMES that no longer resolve to anywhere) or at servers that are no longer online does that hurt the main domain's ...
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Office365 subdomain on Cpanel

My domain is managed by Office365 - I want a sub-domain to point towards another hosting package I pay for so that I can setup a Wordpress site. I have access to create A and CNAME records, however, ...
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Point root domain to a subdomain of another site

How can I point my root domain example.com to a subdomain of another site subdomain.example2.com? he subdomain is wildcard subdomain. I have cPanel root server access. I just want to make it looks ...
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Subdomain to subdirectory forwarding with SEO integrity [closed]

I've set up a blog on webflow at blog.mysite.com. However, I'd like to have the blog live at mysite.com/blog for SEO purposes. See here for more detailed thought process. Cloudflare solves this ...
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How do I point a subdomain to a google app engine instance if domain is used by a website builder?

I have a domain that is currently set up to go to a squarespace website. I am also developing an app and so would like to host my API using Google App Engine. I would like to use a subdomain to ...
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MX for subdomain not showing up

I have an Apex domain with two MX Records e.g. Example.com MX 10 cluster.host.com MX 20 cluster.host.com This domain has a subdomain with a different MX record e.g. Sub.example.com MX 10 filter.host....
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How do I change the content on my website based on subdomains all pointing to the ASPX same server? [closed]

I have created multiple subdomains on my DNS (en.example.com / pt.example.com / ru.example.com), all related to languages and all pointed to the same IP address. I want to get the information from ...
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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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Subdomain wildcard for development server under dev

I recently purchased a new domain i.e. mydomain.io which I'm planning to use for my brand new app. The app was designed to be multi-tenant meaning that each user account points to a different ...
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Will a DNS record for the main domain impact my subdomain?

I want to move all content from the main domain to a subdomain. Then I will connect the main domain to webflow. To make it work I will have to change the DNS. Will the subdomain be affected by the ...
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Do country-code top level domains have sites on second level or only always on third level domains?

I have always seen country-code top level domains (ccTLDs) with sites like: example.ac.uk, example.co.uk, etc. Do the country-code top level domains always only allow sites on these third level ...
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List of reserved third-level DNS zones?

The DNS zone name _domainkeys is used for email authentication through TXT records. The zone names _tcp and _udp are used to advertise application availability through SRV records. Naturally, a ...
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Dynamic Subdomains - Should I use DNS API or a wildcard CNAME record?

I want to provide new subdomains based on user request. I realized that there are two ways to do it: Using API of the DNS provider to register new CNAME records that point to pages within the website ...
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I have my main domain pointed to my main web host, and now I want to create a subdomain for Google Blogger [closed]

I have purchased domain from Domain India (www.example.com) and hosting at Cloud247.com and the main site (www.example.com) is hosted at Cloud247.com. But now I want to create a subdomain (xyz.example....
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My subdomain will redirect to root domain. How do I fix this?

My Subdomain will redirect back to the main site. How do I fix this so it redirects to the subdomain? My main site is a WordPress adult site so I'll use example.com to explain. All I have in the ...
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SEO: Separate domain targeting each state or one domain with state-specific sections

I'm part of a business based in Western Australia, for example, Online Training Western Australia, currently operating a website on onlinetrainingwa.com.au. Our original goal was to provide the ...
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Can the wildcard DNS record for 2nd level subdomains differ from the wildcard rule for 1st level subdomains?

We have an A record that points *.example.com to an IP address. Is there a way to prevent 2nd level subdomains (*.*.example.com) from being directed to that IP? Or direct them somewhere else?
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Is it necessary to own both domains if I want to forward, redirect, and/or alias a subdomain?

Please forgive me (and please correct) if I misuse jargon and terminology -- web hosting, administration, etc. is new to me. Say I want to host a site at each of the following addresses: http://www....
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Strange redirection to root when trying to access subdomain

There's this weird issue that's been keeping me wondering what's happening. I apologize for the lack of specificity, but I need to abide to a strict NDA policy. So here goes my question: Is there ...
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Delegating DNS: Are my AWS Route53 NS records propagating correctly?

I'm delegating traffic from NameCheap to Route53 on AWS and, after three hours, the site is not up. Chrome is responding with a "This site can’t be reached" error page. Granted, we're still well ...
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how to use a subdomain for a website when it has another SRV record on it

I am hosting a Mineraft server on the port 25601 and because I didn't want users to have to type the port in, I made a SRV record in my DNS settings so that minecraft.mydomain.com points to mydomain....
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DNS A/CNAME for two domains with subdomain - how to setup?

Starting over, as I overcomplicated the former description of my problem... I would like some help to set up the DNS for my two domains so I can access the content from one on the other I have these ...
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How can I add MX record for a subdomain using cPanel?

I have recently created a subdomain in cPanel. I want to use that subdomain for office 365 email service. I could not create the MX record for that subdomain in cPanel's zone editor. How do I do ...
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How do I make a subdomain visible at new URL, as if it is the URL?

I've built a site at subdomain.domain.org using Wordpress with Nixihost. It is done. I'd like to make it visible at www.mynewdomain.com and look like the visitor is at www.mynewdomain.com/page1 not ...
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Cloudflare DNS: How to 301 Redirect all traffic from Sub Domain to Main Domain with URL path?

I am using cloudflare to manage my domain, and I wanted to add a subdomain. I tried to do this: But it gives me an error. How would I add a subdomain like blog.arunpattni.com that sends to arunpattni....
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Domain Set up - Mail/WebServer/Subdomain/Shopify

I'm having a bit of trouble with the set up of my domain. What I'm trying to do is use my domain www.mydomain.com so my web server is linked to that (name servers I'm guessing) then I also need gmail (...
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gh-pages not allowing multiple subdomains

I am following the Github Pages tutorial. I thought I could have two domains: api.website.com and website.com, and the first is created via a folder called api in my main website folder where index....
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DNS records for subdomain with Google App Engine ambiguity

Let's say, I own example.com. It already points to a live website, which I do not under any circumstances want to accidentally prevent access to because of bumbling around with DNS settings. I now ...
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Why is the limit of subdomains in DNS at 127, and character limit at 255?

I couldn't find an explanation to why this is so. Is there something silly I'm missing?
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Internal server error after setting up subdomain on Godaddy

I am having a hosting server and i want to create a sub domain for apis hosted on same server.What i want is suppose I have my domain name domain.com and want to have sub domain api.domain.com and set ...
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Allowing users to map domains to a subdomain by using an IP address or Host name that wont change if I move servers

I'm building a service, much like http://dunked.com where users can map their domain name over their subdomain. Example: carlcox.vibecast.com would be www.carlcox.com The process of building this ...
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Can Google find and crawl subdomains with no backlinks?

I know Google can find domains by checking with registrars, but is it able to find new subdomains with no backlinks? I suspect they are able to by checking DNS records, but can anyone confirm/deny?
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Use of subname.example.com format in phishing

I have noticed some phishing emails that copy format that Google or Gmail use in their URLs for account login or OAuth logins: https://accounts.google.com/ I've seen URLs like http://accounts....
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Do I need to redirect my CDN subdomain www version to the non-www

I just uploaded some images to a CDN that is available under: http://subdomain.example.com/image/filename.jpg So I need to make any redirect as I do for the main domain? In that case I redirect the ...
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How to display client's custom subdomain in the address bar?

Let's say I have an online service for webmasters at example.com. My service presents a web app to be used by the visitors to the websites owned by my webmaster clients. The web app lives at mywidget....
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Pointing subdomain to another server (Godaddy + CPanel)

I've researched and tried a lot of solutions online, but none seems to solve my problem, it seems something is missing. I have domain registered at Godaddy, let's call it domain "X" I have 2 servers ...
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DNS redirect for domain to subdomain

What I am looking to do is to redirect all traffic from www.example.com to www1.example.com(subdomain of example.com) via DNS. I am attempting to move from a local server (example.com) to a GoDaddy ...
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How can I link a subdomain in 1and1 with a OVH hosting?

I have bought a domain (example.com) in 1and1 where I have my main website, this website is hosted in 1and1. On the other hand I have a VPS server hosted in OVH. And I have Odoo installed in that ...
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Map both wildcard subdomains and root TLD at registar with CNAME only - possible?

WordPress multisite newbie; trying to understand client domain mapping best practices. Example: client owns domain foosite.com, registered at GoDaddy. I need to get any/all incarnations to map to ...
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How to allow customers their own subdomain address to our web app?

We have a webapp and companies can customize the look and feel. Now we'd like them to be able to make the app part of their existing website by allowing them custom subdomains. For example: Our app ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers this ...
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IIS sub-domain reverse proxy based on host name

I have a virtual machine in azure running three self hosted applications (not hosted in IIS) on three different ports. I can access them at the urls below: my-server.cloudapp.azure.com:8080 my-...
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CNAME for subdomain to different host?

A friend asked me to help them with a new website on a subdomain that has a different host than the main domain. The domain is registered with Host A, the name servers point to Host A, however the ...
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Pointing a subdomain (subdomain.example.com) to a subfolder (example.com/subfolder)?

I want my subdomain subdomain.example.com to load content from a subfolder on the root domain example.com/subfolder. So if a user goes to subdomain.example.com/?article=hey it should load the ...
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Wildcard domain like *.example.com in Plesk?

I have a webserver with Plesk which is set up to host my main domain, e.g. 'example.com' (and also www.example.com for that matter). Now I want it to also support any subdomain, so whenever somebody ...
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In GoDaddy hosting how can all wildcard domains point to the same directory?

I want to create wildcard sub domains and all should point the same main domain's directory. And I read some articles and made this, *.example.com Now, if I type any sub domain it shows pageok. Now,...
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Same IP for domain and subdomain

It seems that my original post is to confusing, so I rewrote it to be more clear (sry, english is not my first language): my webcontent is hosted by a different company then my DNS records/domains. ...
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Server does not lookup www or other subdomains

I have some problems, and I think that it's related to DNS Records. I can't open my website by www. or access any sub-domain. These are my DNS settings: example.de. 14400 IN A **.***.**...
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Sub-Domain created on Cloudflare & CPanel won't work with HTTPS

Earlier this evening I migrated an installation of WHMCS from another web-server. Upon finishing this, I did the following... Went into Cloud Flare and changed the IP of the Sub-Domain record to ...
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How to point naked domain and www to the same Heroku app?

I create a simple Rails app and deployed it to Heroku. This is my app. I use Cloudflare to manage my DNS records and I try to achieve something like this: This is all my current DNS records inside my ...