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Forward only -- Use 301 redirects to redirect from myDomain.com to myApp.appspot.com Forward with Masking -- Use frames to keep the URL as myDomain.com while instructing the browser to fetch the content from myApp.appspot.com. The URL then doesn't change as you navigate the site. Forwarding (of any type) is not what you want. You actually want your content ...


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For GoDaddy, forwarding is redirecting every single URL on a domain to another domain using 301 redirects. This is a free service (or at least included at no extra charge with domain registration). With forwarding here are some examples of what happens: http://example.com/ 301 redirects to http://myrealdomain.tld/ http://example.com/page.html 301 ...


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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 nameservers and DNS settings to support this change." box deletes the www CNAME entry which means that only http://olddomain.com will forward/redirect. http://www....


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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 workaround - Run a reverse proxy on sub.domain.com to pick up data off domain.2.com:1234 (this will push all the traffic through the subdomain proxy though). ...


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Generally you should do HTTP-level redirects from the alternate host names to the canonical name of your choosing. This makes the entry in the browser location bar switch to the correct name and will act as a cue to search engines to phase out the alternates. The response code should be 301 "Permanent" in this case. Don't forget this is done on a host name ...


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After waiting a while, now my gmail accounts for custom domains have received emails. So I guess the answer is NO, it's not broken. Hope it helps someone later


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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 created A-Record Aliases -- to work around exactly this issue. Instead of an external referral, like a CNAME does, Alias records are an internal referral -- ...


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Do you actually have a * wildcard record in your DNS zone file? If yes then all you need to do is add an A record into the zone file and point it to the IP hosting your domain.ca now all connections to that specific sub domain will go to www.domain.com while the other wildcard subdomains will go some place else. Or in cPanel you would simply create your ...


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A forward is performed server side and a redirect is performed client side. When you forward something, the server forwards the request to another server/page and allows them to handle the request. This can be totally transparent as far as the client is concerned and even mask the URL. If you forward example.com to example.net then the end user will still ...


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Forwarding and URL is equivalent to Redirecting an URL. Is the same concept. You can use the words interchangeably. However, while redirecting normally refer to the practice of sending an HTTP 30x status code (generally 301 for permanent and 302 for temporary redirects) the word forwarding assumes a broader meaning. In fact, several companies (including ...


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The "masking" capability uses an IFRAME. That's indeed probably not what you want. The easiest is to have your own Apache settings, maybe with a VPS since those are pretty cheap ($20/mo. these days). That way you do not have to bother with such forwarding features. You can do all your setup directly in your Apache, DNS, etc.


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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 happens is when a site is marked duplicate it will noted by Google and if enough pages and content gets marked as duplicate the site will receive a punishment ...


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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 minecrafts_port_number yourminecraftserver.domain.tld. and then yourminecraftserver.domain.tld. IN A servers.ip.address It looks like taking a detour but this ...


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Your mistake was attempting to add a port in step 1 and using words like forward. You want to POINT, not foward which I'll explain below. DNS works by translating domain to ip addresses, it has nothing to do with ports. So for example if you have a website running on one ip but then your minecraft server is on another then you need to setup CNAME's which is ...


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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 will put up its own page there. That page will generally say "coming soon" and have advertisements for the registrar's services.


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Turns out that from the DNS settings you need to create a new host record.


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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 as the primary server. I use a data center to host my websites and use my home computer as a development machine and staging server.


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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: <VirtualHost *:*> ServerName example.com RedirectMatch ".*" "https://www.lokki.newdomain.example/resources/index.html?crsource=google&category=...


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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 fraud which comes back to the aforementioned. For some owners who have limited hosting resources it can cause errors or crash server dependent on traffic ...


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Your CNAME should be www.bracketfanatic.com pointing to bracketfanatic.com. But that may not be the only thing you need to set. DNS does not normally control redirects, however, there may be something we are not aware of that the host is doing. Make this change and see if that does not solve your problem. If not, then we will have to look further.


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If Shopify allows you to change your nameservers then Cloudflare may work. I haven't tried for Shopify but CF has a free SSL as a proxy. It works on "flexible" mode even if the origin is in HTTP mode. Turn on "authenticated origin pulls" to help compensate for this HTTP origin. We do this all the time with sites that shouldn't be allowed to run HTTPS. Now, ...


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I've just had a call with the GoDaddy support team and the solution took about 5 minutes. I have a Linux with cPanel, so the process migth vary with yours. You go to "My Account", search for the Domains section and then click on Addon Domains. Here you will fill a three fields form: New Domain Name Subdomain Document Root As long as you fill out the ...


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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 visitors to be able to go to your domain name with or without the www prefix, you need to forward your domain name to use www.


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Did Amazon AWS provide you with the IP address for your server where you have hosted your application? If yes, you can try adding an A record for the sub-domain and point it to that IP address.


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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 hosted a website previously) and have better tracking on referrals. If it's causing enough of a skew in your analytics to worry about, then it's likely worth the ...


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Short answer: No, it's not possible to setup wildcard subdomains with .htaccess. To achieve what you want to do, you need to have a wildcard record in your DNS zone file, because your nameserver is where the subdomains are looked up. Also, many hosting companies will not allow you to add a wildcard record, so you'll have to check with them.


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Domain name forwarding is subject to outages just like any other hosting. Here is a list of steps that happen when somebody types in a domain name (forward.exmample.com) that gets forwarded (to www.example.com): A DNS lookup for forward.example.com is performed and an IP address is obtained The browser connects to that IP address on port 80 The browser ...


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Domain forwarding is accomplished by pointing the hostname you want to forward to a server, then configuring the server to accept HTTP requests and forward any request to another URI. This means that, in order for it to work, the DNS record for the hostname must actually point to an IP address, the address of the server that is handling the forwarding. In ...


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It sounds like what you want to do is domain mirroring, or do you just want to forward from one URL to another? If you're looking to forward domains, you would want to look at the DNS settings where you registered your domain, or look to see if you have a control panel where you can manage domains and redirections. If you just want to forward to an ...


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There may be a way to accomplish what you are looking for using domain masking, but I would strongly recommend against it. Domain masking does not mix with SEO. Domain masking itself is an ugly hack that hosting companies at some point started calling a feature, and it prevents search engines from properly reasoning about a page. I would direct all your ...


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