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Apart from unserious offerings, you can distinguish between cheaper domain-validated SSL certificates and the more expensive extended-validation SSL certificates (EV). Both certificates are technically the same (the connection is encrypted), but domain-validated certificates are cheaper, because the seller only have to check the domain. The EV-certificates ...


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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 nothing (then the domain gets really renewed past the 45 days delay, which means the registrar has been payed by its client to renew it), or delete the domain name (...


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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 most all web hosting companies. Second, it is a company. Duh! Right? Last, it is a website that the company owns that allows people who do not want the added work ...


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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 registered owner of the IP address range and their organisational details. It will show up as the US as that is where GoDaddy is registered and where they will ...


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From the GoDaddy website: Enjoy the backing of established industry standards. There is NO TECHNICAL DIFFERENCE between our certificates and any other major Certification Authority. Source: http://www.godaddy.com/ssl/ssl-certificates.aspx?ci=9039 Pricing is a funny thing sometimes. While I have no idea why GoDaddy prices their products the way ...


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To be quite honest. there is absolutely NO difference when it comes to SSL certificates. The only contributing factor is the EV / non EV / Wildcard tags. EV == Extended Validation: This means the site is actively " pinged " by the Certificate Authority on the provided IP of the domain, then a server-side script compares the IP address of the ping response ...


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SLaks is correct, Google is not a registrar, but namecheap.com, hover.com and networksolutions.com are all registrars you could look into transferring for domain to. Here is a blog post on how to transfer from godaddy to namecheap.com: blog.jeffepstein.me To setup a Google Apps go to https://www.google.com/a to setup your account. There is a little step by ...


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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 hosting account. In the current hosting account type that you have it isn't possible for us to disable that function for security reasons. We do have hosting ...


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The key point is that once you've sold the domain, you would need to transfer "the ownership" or more accurately "the registration" to the new owner, who would need to be an EU resident or organisation. When you take ownership of a domain name, regardless of who you bought it from, you then need to register the ownership with ICANN or an accredited ...


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Godaddy for some reason requires you to have a primary domain setup for each hosting account. So this basically makes the root whatever the primary domain is. There is a way that you can setup a false domain so that you can take the previous primary domain and move it. see the link here http://help.godaddy.com/article/4067 This will make the root non-web-...


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Masked forwarding uses frames to display the site being redirected to. For dropbox that does not appear to work. You may want to use use a regular redirect instead. <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/strict.dtd"> <html> <head> <title>dropbox.tombrito.com</title> </head> &...


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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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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 have the following: MX record pointing to mail.domain.com mail.domain.com A record pointing to your cPanel's server IP address. With cPanel (and many systems),...


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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 will default to some page that is the default one for that server.


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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 example.com. And I didn't redirect www.example.com to example.com. So currently I have four entries in my godaddy console for my domain, two with @ and two with www....


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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, and not to the relatively expensive hosting available at wordpress.com. WordPress the software is the most popular content management system for websites. ...


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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. AddOutputFilterByType DEFLATE text/text text/html text/plain text/xml text/css application/x-javascript application/javascript Source - GoDaddy Support


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No, it is certainly not compatible with all browsers, but you'll probably never encounter one that doesn't support it. GoDaddy have a web page listing their compatibility. Notable exceptions include: Internet Explorer before V5.01 Netscape before V4.7 Opera before V7.5 Safari for Mac OS X before 10.3.4 Palm OS before V6.1


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You don't have to set a CNAME. You could just set an A record pointing to the same IP address. In the hosting panel of your website you have then set the second domain as an alias.


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Your spf line is wrong, let's break it down: v=spf1 Version 1 SPF, everything right there, let's see the next parameters: include:_spf.google.com Here you're specifying that your mail is valid if you're sending it from a Google Apps domain. Are you using Google Apps?, the next parameter: ~all Denies every other domain, so if you send from a non Google ...


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SPF is only one of two parts of fixing this. The other is DKIM signing. http://support.google.com/mail/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1311182 I'm a sender and I don't want my recipients to see the "via" link. What can I do? Gmail checks whether emails are correctly authenticated. If your messages are sent by a bulk mailing vendor or by third-party ...


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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 hostgator or bluehost or something as your host. Wordpress will usually automatically update, but you will have to manually update plugins. Depending on how important ...


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The only site builder I'm aware of them offering is part of their WebSite Tonight product, which integrates hosting also. There's not just an application you can launch from your "regular" hosting plan. (A one-page version of this is offered under the other plans, but that doesn't seem to be what you're after.) The site builder isn't only WYSIWYG, but ...


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There shouldn't be any downtime when migrating domains between registrars. All you have to do is initiate the transfers from the destination registrar. Usually when you do this, it'll let you put in your desired nameservers or the new registrar will just use the current nameservers. This way, once the transfer goes through from the source registrar's end, ...


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That's not your only option for verifying domain ownership. The DNS record method should be available to you, at least.


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It can take weeks for this or minutes! If you sign up to webmaster tools on Google you can change the crawl rate. Ultimately though, Google will decide when to crawl your site and when to make the changes. Further more, Google does not have to display the Meta tags Description attribute on the Google search results page. If Google decides the content on ...


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Just to add to ionFish's very comprehensive answer, Do subdomains need to be defined through domain registrar? They don't need to be defined through the domain registrar, but wherever the master DNS records are located. At the moment they are at GoDaddy, but if you changed the NAMESERVERS on your domain at GoDaddy to point to an alternative DNS server, ...


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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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Bingbot is not "crashing". The "Fetch as Bingbot" tool within Bing's Webmaster Tools simply does not follow redirects: From bing webmaster help: WHAT DOES "REDIRECTION LIMIT REACHED MEAN"? Unlike the SEO Analyzer tool, Fetch as Bingbot does not follow redirects. Instead it will let you know that the page resulted in a redirect and shows you the HTTP ...


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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. Longer run times will usually correlate with more resources consumed and give you some initial guidance on which plugins to examine first.


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