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Will GoDaddy's domain forwarding affect subdomains?

I had another domain which only had one subdomain on it, so I used it as a test. Setting up the redirect did not affect my existing subdomains (A records). Update: checking the "Update my ...
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Forward domain to a specific port and IP while using the forwarded domain in the URL

It is not possible to do what you are asking [ for HTTP/HTTPS ] - Unfortunately - and I wish this were not the case, the protocol does not recognize SRV records or any equivalent structure. Possible ...
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Is there a way to forward my Google domain root to www?

If you are hosting with Heroku, they require that your DNS records all point to them by name, not by IP address. They reserve the right to change the IP address of your website at any time just by ...
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Cannot forward root domain managed by Google Domains to AWS Load Balancer

This is a limitation in the fundamental design of DNS itself. Adding a CNAME at the apex of a domain is essentially invalid because it leads to an illogical set of consequences. This is why Route 53 ...
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Does Google Domains offer path fowarding (as opposed to redirecting the entire domain)?

Updated Answer Redirecting/fowarding a domain can be done within Google Domains at {your domain} > Website > Forward Domain (or Edit Forwarding). For more info, see Google's reference. Old ...
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Forwarding a subdomain to a Minecraft Server

You don't want just an A record, you want an SRV record for minecraft. To connect with whatever.domain.tld to your minecraft server add _minecraft._tcp.whatever.domain.tld. IN SRV 0 5 ...
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Would domain forwarding or parking get my visitors to the same page?

Using 301 permanent redirects from one domain to the other is your better option. In fact, "domain parking" won't achieve what you want at all. Parking a domain generally means that the registrar ...
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Point No-IP dynamic DNS to online web hosting if my local server at home is offline

The feature that you are looking for is called DNS Failover. No-IP offers it under their $150/year monitoring package. If you are going to lease a server in a data center, I would suggest using it ...
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Godaddy: domain path doesn't work

Turns out that from the DNS settings you need to create a new host record.
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Is a masked url re-direct hurting our rankings

Google punishments If both sites are the same and both sites are in the index then yes, one will be marked as duplicate. Do a site: www.example.com` as a search on Google. Generally what normally ...
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Redirect root domain to path

You can use a DNS A record to point the domain to the IP address of your Linux instance. Assuming that the instance is running Apache, you would then create a virtual host that does this redirect: &...
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Redirects without Permission: what legally can be done?

I believe as there is no real laws on the books, that, you can redirect any domain to anywhere you choose as long as it follows the law in regards not ie phishing, spoofing or obvious things like wire ...
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Point No-IP dynamic DNS to online web hosting if my local server at home is offline

Here's a DIY solution for failover DNS: Install a BIND server on your VPS and host your own DNS nameserver that can respond in a custom way to downtime conditions. In BIND, set the TTL for your site'...
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Point No-IP dynamic DNS to online web hosting if my local server at home is offline

There is a way of doing this without using a dns fail over server. in the fallowing example, home.example.com is the ddns address (your house) and example.com is website address pointed to web host ...
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GoDaddy URL redirect won't work with affixed www

forward option 301 in GoDaddy I assume this is the Forwarding without masking option as detailed on the GoDaddy support page? In which case, they do state part way down that page: If you want your ...
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Google Analytics direct visitor statistics distorted due to domain forwarding

Even if it's a bit more work up front, take the time to create that extra cPanel account. You'll be able to have a lot more control over where individual URLs redirect (especially if this domain ...
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"example.com" forwards to "www.example.com", but "example.com/file.pdf" just forwards to "www.example.com". How to fix?

You have implemented this redirect with Namecheap. Their help document explains how to set up the redirects either way: www1 http://destination.com Permanent (301) www2 http://destination....
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"example.com" forwards to "www.example.com", but "example.com/file.pdf" just forwards to "www.example.com". How to fix?

What you could do is make example.com and www.example.com as separate URLs pointing to two different folders on the server, but make www.example.com point to the folder with the website contents. ...
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Prevent frame view with GoDaddy forward (301 with mask)

Instead of selecting forward with mask you need to select forwarding only. Putting it inside a frame is how they mask the domain the site is on.
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URL Domain Forwarding or Masking a Single Page?

The best way to go about it is to transfer the files in the group folder at mysite.com to the document root folder at mysitegroup.org and make one of the HTML producing files by the name starting with ...
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Best SEO - redirect url or 301 links to new site

Domain Redirect- Xresorts.com to the resorts page on Xaccommodation.com quick and easy, but I think a bit of a waste. To be honest, when I first read this I thought you meant something like #2 (ie....
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Forwarding domain with masking doesn't work on smartphones, but redirecting shows IP address in address bar

There are two possibilities that I am taking from your question so I will cover them both. Make http://111.111.111.111:8080/website Appear as http://www.domain.com:8080/website In this instance all ...
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When you forward a domain permanently via DNS does it keep the underlying URL?

This is a really old question that has resurfaced, but none of the answers seem to answer the OP's question. The OP question is about DNS (see the tags), not about redirecting. So,let me try to ...
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When you forward a domain permanently via DNS does it keep the underlying URL?

With DNS, it does not matter if it is an A record (resolve to an IP directly) or a CNAME record (resolves to another domain), the request from the browser will still reference the original hostname ...
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How to add naked domain (without www) on GoDaddy deployed via Heroku?

There are two ways. Either use URL forwarding or you can use a redirect in your .htaccess file. Try URL forwarding first. URL Forwarding To get this to work, go to the GoDaddy domain information and ...
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How do I continue web forwarding while moving dns registration?

You are right that once the domain is transferred Network Solutions would stop serving it, however having said that while the transfer is pending they will continue serving it. The process is designed ...
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How do you redirect a Google Apps for Business domain to another website?

Find something like "Web Address Mapping" in the available options inside your admin panel. There, it should give you an option to redirect to redirect domain A (current) to domain B (interested or ...
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Managing redirections of 2 domains at CloudFlare for the same site

I don't think you can do that with page rules, or at least not on the free plan. You can use a htaccess/vhost server side rule though (you may or may not need to include RewriteEngine On depending on ...
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Managing redirections of 2 domains at CloudFlare for the same site

The way that I do is, add the two domains to cloudflare, redicted it normally to the hosting. On the hosting cpanel, add both domains, and set on cpanel that this site redirect permanent to your main ...
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Heroku App custom domain, forwarding from goDaddy & getting different behavior for `www.example.com` vs `example.com`

Reference http://lifesforlearning.com/heroku-with-godaddy/ In the FORWARD AND MASKING section (which is under SETTINGS >> Forwarding), I was forward(ing) with masking (as you can see in the ...
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