46 votes
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Google .dev domain strangely redirects to https

.dev domains are HTTPS only. It isn't a redirect. It is HSTS preload. HSTS is a technology that lets domains declare that they are HTTPS only. It is meant to mitigate against protocol downgrade ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
15 votes
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Can I configure Google Domains to redirect a bare domain to a subdomain over HTTPS?

Google has very recently added an option to support redirect over SSL. Not sure how this is being done but it appears that Google is setting up their own SSL cert to make this possible. Enabling this ...
Russell's user avatar
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5 votes
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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 ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
5 votes

"GitHub Pages currently does not support IPv6" when using my domain registered at Google domains

You've setup AAAA record(which is used for IPV6) instead of A records, that's why github display error that we don't have IPV6 address but still you're using AAAA record. To setup A records simply ...
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4 votes
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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 ...
Michael - sqlbot's user avatar
3 votes
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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 ...
Warren Halderman's user avatar
3 votes
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Wildcard redirects for some paths but not others in Google Domains

It isn't possible to set up redirects for some paths but not others using your domain registrar or DNS host. You have to implement any redirects on your web host (github pages). In fact, it isn't ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
3 votes
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Multiple root A records for Google Domains

There is a little + beside the ipv4 input field that allows you to add a second address to the same rule 🤦‍♂️ For existing rules it only appears once you click Edit
Peter W's user avatar
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3 votes

Create TXT record for subsubdomain in Google Domains

Silly me. They do accept periods in the "name" input. You just can't have a period at the end of the string, so if you paste in the name, it'll work.
Garrett's user avatar
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SPF Record for Google Domains Email Forwarding

My understanding is that SPF is for remote servers to authenticate the sender of messages from your domain. Therefore, the SPF record should indicate your sending systems and does not worry about ...
David M.'s user avatar
3 votes
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How can I create a Google Site and use it with a Google Domain?

It seems like you did it backwards and missed a few steps. Here are the full instructions from start to finish. In Google Domains: Click My domains in the navbar and then click the domain name. ...
norcal johnny's user avatar
3 votes

Can I configure Google Domains to redirect a bare domain to a subdomain over HTTPS?

This answer is no longer valid, see the accepted answer. However Google is handling this redirection service, you can't configure anything more than one subdomain to another (or bare, vice versa). ...
Charlie Schliesser's user avatar
3 votes

Should I have my own mobile app for a [dot]app domain name?

The registry does not force you to have an application to register a .APP domain name. You can register one and do whatever you want with it, mobile application or not, the TLD is open. The only ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
2 votes
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Can you use a subdomain pointed to an IP for SSH

SSH can use a domain name. ssh [email protected]/me -p 1234 would not be correct, however, the /me may be ignored and still work. You should not need to use ssh [email protected] -p 1234. In fact,...
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How does Google domains resolve conflicting wildcard rules for email forwarding?

At the time of writing, Google domains does not support partial wildcards for forwarding email addresses. So if an email is an exact match of the the 2nd or 3rd email in your questions it will be ...
Kolappan N's user avatar
2 votes
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SPF Record for Google Domains Email Forwarding

If you are using gsuite, your SPF record should be v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all perhaps that will work since it is google generic SPF by the look of it. https://support.google.com/a/answer/...
Steve's user avatar
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2 votes
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Google Domains won't redirect `http` to `https` when Bluehost handles the DNS and website

Once you use point the NS (name server) records to Bluehost, Google domains has no way of implementing the redirect. The steps for implementing the redirect are: Add a DNS entry for the host being ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
2 votes

Main domain hosted on Google servers and registered with Google domains, but I want a subdomain ONLY to point to Netlify

You can use a CName to map your desired sub domain to your Netlify site as per their documentation: Mapping an existing sub-domain The important thing is that both ends (Google Domains and Netlify) ...
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2 votes
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Can’t access my website without adding http:// before domain

This means that your web server is not accepting connections over http (port 80). You'll need to configure your server to accept these and redirect (forward) them to https. On a second note I think ...
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Google Domains redirecting website

You can set up an alias very easily: https://support.google.com/mail/answer/22370?hl=en EDIT: In case that link changes or is removed here are the basic steps to make an alias. See link for additional ...
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Move from one web host to another but keep Google Email Settings

Yes. The A Record tells the internet where the site is located. If you don't change the nameservers and leave the MX records (which we assume are working) then simply updating the A Record will do ...
Steve's user avatar
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Google Domains redirecting website

I want to build on Mike's answer. What he explains will work, but there will be an unintended side effect that may or may not be desirable. If you set up an email account [email protected] and then ...
Steve's user avatar
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Receiving emails on a Google domains subdomain

My observation, as a web host who sets up google workspace for many customers, is that intoDNS always returns that error for anyone using google servers for their MX records Here's an example...
Steve's user avatar
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1 vote

How do I point a subdomain to a different nameserver use Google Domains?

Once you are in the Google Domains control panel you can select name servers from the menu and it allows you to set up to twelve different name servers. If you want a subdomain on a different host, ...
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Dynamically assign a synthetic record to Google Domain

You would typically implement this functionality using wildcard subdomains. Rather than point each subdomain at your server individually, you would point all subdomains ato your server and let your ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
1 vote

Should I have my own mobile app for a [dot]app domain name?

There is no hard and fast rule about the usage of TLDs(other than .gov or .org). But some are more obvious than others. Like someone can use .com instead of .biz and it won't make a difference, but ...
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How do I host my web app locally on a subdomain of Google Domains (DNS settings)

The default port for HTTP requests is 80. You can override the port by specifying in the URL by adding the port on the end as such; example.com:5500. As described by user "Winter" here, you can use ...
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How do I host my web app locally on a subdomain of Google Domains (DNS settings)

You need to fulfill few requirements to do the above mentioned task. If I understand correctly you need to use your personal computer as a server to host your NodeJS application that running on 8082 ...
Shyamin Ayesh's user avatar
1 vote

Moving domain/email from MS Exchange to GSuite

Have you read through this documentation? https://support.google.com/a/answer/180898?hl=en
Trebor's user avatar
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How to point an enom domain purchased from Google to a Google site?

In your situation the steps for "In Google Domains" should be done in Enom. It looks like you have Enom already set up correctly. Just because http://ghs.google.com/ doesn't have a website on it, ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar

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