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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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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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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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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 person or organisation may apply to start renting them instead. At this point we can only start renting them again if the other person or organisation agrees to ...


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You are correct that changing the NS records to Infinityfree would have them manage the DNS records. You can use GoDaddy as your DNS host, but it isn't recommended and has some caveats. InfinityFree has instructions here. InfinityFree advises that they may change the IP address of your website occasionally without prior notice. They update their own DNS ...


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This is just wrong. Today, pretty much any hoster will offer you wordpress hosting, because this is what most of the websites or blogs are currently using. To set up a wordpress site you will need a domain, webspace, php, mysql and a mailer. Pretty much any good hoster will offer this with their basic plan. I have seen hosting platforms that have ...


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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 desired domain/website Select the GoDaddy Analytics tab Scroll down and select No, I don't want to participate in the program. then click the Confirm button ...


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Every domain or subdomain can have email services, which are then controlled through domain name records called MX records. You will no doubt see these in your domain control panel. Email from the internet is sent to the servers specified in those MX records and only those. So if your domain only has MX records for Google GSuite, you can't be using something ...


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If you change the nameservers away from the current Godaddy to HostGator (or other) then the Godaddy records will not be being used. So yes if you change the nameservers those records will be gone. You need to make sure that the dns you are transfering to is already setup with all the required records of the previous dns.


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You have to add that sub domain in your nginx virtual host in AWS EC2 to accept request from that sub domain Add new virtual host as "staging.example.com" under this directory /etc/nginx/sites-available/ server { listen 80; listen [::]:80; root /var/www/staging.example.com/html; index index.html index.htm index.nginx-debian....


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Yes. The site will break. It's being hosted by WordPress, and I'm only paying GoDaddy for the domain. It's possible to take a copy of my site and move it to a new hosting platform, although it seems like Basic WordPress is one of the cheapest. And if I move away from GoDaddy, it seems like I'll lose the domain. EDIT: But...! I was able to download my ...


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I built a free and open source solution for this exact situation. https://forwardemail.net Simply set a few DNS records and you're good to go!


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