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Domain expired, GoDaddy holds it and is asking more money

In gTLD world, such as .COM it goes around like that: when a domain hits its expiration date, the registry auto-renews it this opens a 45 days period where the registrar can decide either to do ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

You may be confused as to what WordPress is. It is several things: First, it is software that can be installed within a web space as a content management system (CMS). This can be installed using ...
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Godaddy Server location?

Do a traceroute on the IP address in question and you will more than likely find that the IP address traces to Europe somewhere. The whois record for the IP address in question is simply returning the ...
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Firebase hosting: www.example.com redirect to example.com says "domain not verified"

I have had the same issue, example.com worked just fine but www.example.com didn't. Turned out that www.example.com needs www in the name value instead of @ for reason unknown, But @ worked for ...
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"Connection Reset", "No data recieved" all of the time on my website

Many people appear to have this problem on Godaddy hosting and Godaddy have told one complainant this It is possible that when the error is occurring that it is triggering the Mod_sec of the ...
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Why won't webmail receive emails from outside my domain?

Check DNS Records If your domains are registered at GoDaddy, then your MX records are likely pointing to GoDaddy's email servers and not your server. Check your DNS and make sure that your domains ...
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Get IP address of website

Unless you have a dedicated IP address you cannot pull up your website using one. Shared hosts will put hundreds or thousands of sites on a single IP address. And as you can see the IP address itself ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

You will need: A domain registrar A DNS host A web host Software Content In your above example, WordPress is referring to the content management system (CMS) software available from wordpress.org, ...
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My Websites were hacked - how to remove virus?

WordPress hacks are common and frustrating. There is obviously a vulnerability that is allowing them access. Most likely this is through a plugin. To answer your questions: Have you used anything ...
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Can I enable GZIP on Godaddy?

I know this is an old question, but it shows up early on google so I thought I would answer it. You can now enable gzip on GoDaddy by adding the following to the .htaccess in your root directory. ...
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How was a domain in clientRenewProhibited state able to be renewed?

clientRenewProhibited is a status applied to a domain by a registrar and tells the domain registry that it should not accept renewal requests directly but only through the existing registrar. As such ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

What closetnoc said. Just to confirm that if you're starting off a hobby-website (or even a small professional site) it is fine to go with godaddy as your domain provider (not as a host) and ...
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Is there a way to re-acquire an expired domain without paying the huge fees for a "Premium" domain?

We never really own domains. We apply to rent them when they aren't being rented by anyone else and then we continue to rent them on an ongoing yearly basis. Any time we stop renting them, another ...
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Opt out of performance monitoring on site hosted by GoDaddy

2020 Solution: How to opt-out of this GoDaddy's program and remove the inserted script: Login to your GoDaddy account Go to your My Products Under Web Hosting, click Manage on the right-most of the ...
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How can I add sub1.sub2.example.com to my GoDaddy hosting account?

You can create a CNAME with dot notation in it. So you can create a CNAME which is es.n and point it to the a record and it will take care of what you want. This is done via GoDaddy DNS hosting (...
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Issue with Godaddy DNS manager

You almost had it; the text of the record should only be what follows "Value:" v=spf1 include:hotmail.com ~all See the syntax documentation on the OpenSPF website. In the new DNS manager interface, ...
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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Actually, there is a way to tell which plugins may be the problem. The P3 plugin (ironically, written by GoDaddy) can be used to generate a report of what each plugin is doing in terms of runtime. ...
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Cannot remove nameservers in GoDaddy when moving away from their hosting to external hosting

It's taken me a while to work this one out in the past. Dan is right in his comment above. To change the nameservers you can't do this from within the DNS Manager, you have to do it from within the ...
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GoDaddy: RewriteCond in .htaccess not working with "beginning of the line" (^)

I’m not sure what the problem is in your case (I tested your snippet and it works as expected), but maybe this works for you: RewriteEngine On RewriteRule ^foo$ /redirect.html [redirect=temp,last] I’...
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When I search on my domain name in a browser, the IP address is returned for my site hosted with GoDaddy and NGINX

Add this block to your NGINX config: server { listen 80; server_name here.your.ip.address; rewrite ^ http://example.com$request_uri? permanent; }
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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

This can be due to a wide range of factors including the number of plugins that you are running. Some factors that need to be taken into consideration are... Is Caching Enabled How Many Images Are ...
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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

RAM usage by Linux Linux will generally eat a lot of RAM to avoid disk caching (swap file) and does not indicate that anything is wrong if you have little to no ram free. You should only consider it ...
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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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How to redirect example.com to http://example.com?

Google Chrome (and possibly other browsers) hide the http:// part in the browser address bar, but it is there. If your site is accessible on example.com then you are accessing it at http://example.com/...
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How can I mask an AWS site with a domain registered with godaddy?

Domain "masking" typically involves loading a website from another domain within an iframe (and if I remember correctly, this is how GoDaddy's masking feature works). But if the target ...
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How can I mask an AWS site with a domain registered with godaddy?

As best I've ever been able to tell thus "url/domain masking" is a made-up term used by a few web providers - They are nothing more then frames or iframes. From a technical POV there is no ...
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Physical memory usage issues with WordPress plugins

Now a days Godaddy allows us to buy a higher physical Resource Level. Buy 1024 and use less plugins, I had same issue with my site but I used fewer plugins and bought 1024 (Resource Level 2). Now my ...
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How do I transfer an SSL certificate to a new server

I'm not sure if GoDaddy is hosting Windows Virtual Private Server (IIS Web Server). If your server is Windows/IIS, you can export the PKCS12 cert with private key (password protected) and then import ...
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Many "429" crawl errors in Google Webmaster Tools with GoDaddy Managed Wordpress Hosting and Cloudflare

429 errors are: 429 Too Many Requests The 429 status code indicates that the user has sent too many requests in a given amount of time ("rate limiting"). The response representations SHOULD ...
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What is 'hitnodes.php' on a GoDaddy shared hosting server?

This is a file used by GoDaddy's hosting department to periodically test if accounts on their Fourth-Generation Hosting (4GH) systems are reachable. 4GH was GoDaddy's precursor to cloud hosting, as ...
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