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Redirecting with Namecheap removes the path and sends all URLs to the home page

https://www.namecheap.com/support/knowledgebase/article.aspx/385/2237/how-do-i-set-up-a-url-redirect-for-a-domain documents NameCheaps redirecting rules: It is important to note that the value in ...
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Is the domain I'm searching for registered or not?

Never use registrars websites to search for domain names you want to register. They get up to dirty tricks to make money - jacking up the price, registering the domain themselves. Install whois on ...
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Point DNS to VPS IP address on Namecheap

Here's the setup you want: An 'A Record' pointing to your VPS server IP. In this case, example.com. Or: "A Record | @ | VPS IP address" A Cname record stating the subdomain (www) is the same as the ...
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Understanding Google App Engine Pricing for Websites ~ Should I change to dedicated website hosting?

Pricing is very dependent on which services exactly you plan to use. There is a pretty decent pricing calculator for google cloud services here: https://cloud.google.com/products/calculator/ Details ...
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https://www not redirecting to my domain when everything else

The letsencrypt changed default-ssl.conf -> DocumentRoot was pointing at the default /var/www/html which was why I was getting a 403. Changed it to the correct path and now https://www redirects to ...
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How to delegate DNS records for 3rd-level subdomains to another DNS server, but keep 2nd-level as-is?

It is technically possible (it means you need to have NS records in example.com for handling mysubdomain.example.com) but it depends on the service Namecheap is giving you. Since you are paying them, ...
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Can't point subdomain to my web host

Your CNAME record does not look properly formed. It looks like you have www (www.arturmueller.com) pointed to stage1.arturmueller.com. Nothing is actually pointing your domain to the Cloudways server. ...
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Do web hosting companies typically charge extra for custom MX records?

It absolutely depends on their policy. Generally those that aim for a certain market of non-tech savvy users do offer a plan with little controls and then charge for mundane things like MX records. I'...
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Do web hosting companies typically charge extra for custom MX records?

That is not normal procedure and sounds like a rip-off from what you have described.. Some registrars charge a premium for full DNS, however not for providing information or basic DNS service. Why ...
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How do I install an SSL certificate on Namecheap when it asks me to "Edit methods" for DNS validation?

Okay, first do what it says: click on Edit methods -> Get record. You need to copy the value of the Host field and go to Domain list -> Select your domain and click Manage -> Advanced DNS -&...
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My own domain redirects automatically to mysite.000webhostapp.com

mysite.000webhostapp.com is where I deployed my website for free HTTPS on your own domain does not appear to be supported on "free" accounts. It looks like you'll need to upgrade to their &...
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Redirect to website with parameters - namecheap

I don't know of a way to do what you want to do without code since you are rewriting the query string. To do this, create a php/script page on mywebsite.com/mycript.php that rewrites the url/...
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Some documents load slowly during stress test, how reliable is NameCheap shared hosting?

Nothing stands out as worrisome to me in your test results. Of note is that some of your requests take well over a second to load, but that is to be expected on any very cheap shared hosting provider. ...
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What to do with the heroku subdomain for SEO after getting a custom domain?

Finally got it working thanks to @Stephen Ostermiller's great advice. The following solution will work if your back-end is running on Node.js with Express. First we will create a 301 redirect for all ...
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How can I factory reset a Namecheap server?

I discussed the matter with Namecheap's staff through their Live Chat feature. Apparently Namecheap doesn't let users do this by themselves. You have to get in touch with a member of the Hosting team ...
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Why does Namecheap keep sending me a message that says "The AutoSSL certificate renewal may cause a reduction of coverage"

I have a client who was receiving this daily from Godaddy. I have also seen this happen numerous times as other registrars. When I called godaddy, I was told that tHe solution is to purchase the SSL ...
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.NET Nameservers require additional configuration of some kind?

I don't think they are telling you anything that is untrue. It may be more "technical" than what I might say in a similar situation, but it all sounds fine. What they are telling you applies to all ...
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.NET Nameservers require additional configuration of some kind?

If your xxx.co.uk domain uses (or wish to use) sdns2.ovh.net and vps284508.ovh.net as nameservers, then there is no question of glue whatsoever since these nameservers are obviously not in-bailiwick ...
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GitHub Page Custom Domain - www is redirected to https

If you want to access your site with www subdomain, then make sure your CNAME file in github pages also contain www, not just domain.org So make your CNAME file like this www.yourdomain.org If the ...
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Namecheap Problem - Account holder passed away

Hi there are a dispute policy at https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/policy-2012-02-25-en I think this policy will help you or give you some answers. In the future you should advice your client to ...
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Configure webapp on PWS to use SSL Service rather than HTTP

Try adding this to your .htaccess file to redirect to https RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} =80 RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC] RewriteRule ^ https://%{HTTP_HOST}%{REQUEST_URI} [R=301,L]
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How to use Let's Encrypt free SSL on Namecheap shared hosting?

In general Let's Encrypt will often require some level of support from a shared hosting provider, and we hope to talk to many of the hosting providers to make sure that they take whatever steps ...
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Point DNS to VPS IP address on Namecheap

As per my experience, here are the basic steps - Add Linode nameservers as custom nameserver with the domain. You may find this option from your NameCheap account. After couple of hours, check if ...
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"Too many redirects" from webpage made with Namecheap and github hosting

I had the same issue, and the solution was for me that in my github CNAME file, I had to change my webpage title. So after I changed it to "www.mywebpage.hu" (before it was without "www."), then no ...
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