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Does It Matter Where You Purchase Your Domain Name?

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Many people talk about how difficult it is to find the right web host, and the same thing can be said about registering a domain. There are hundreds of such services available online, and technically they each fulfill the same function. However, that doesn’t mean they’re all equal. Just as …

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Should You Get Creative With Your Domain Name?

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These days, you have a lot of options when it comes to registering a new domain name. There are dozens of Top-Level Domains (TLD) you can choose from for your URLs, and this enables people to pull off some creative combinations. The real question is whether it’s a good idea to use those …

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The Anatomy of a Stellar Domain Name

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A captivating and memorable URL is made up of several parts, even if it doesn’t look that way on the surface. Unless you understand what those elements are and how they work, you’ll have a hard time with domain management, which is an essential part of running your website. For …

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When to Use Subdomains (And How to Set Them Up)

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If you’re a fledgling site owner, you might not know that you can use a single domain to set up multiple websites. We’re not talking about separate pages, but full blown websites running side by side on the same domain. There are two ways to accomplish this, by using ‘subdirectories’ …

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What Is the DNS (And How Does It Work)?

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As of 2017, there exist over one billion sites on the internet. Each website has a unique URL, and for the system to work, there needs to be something that keeps track of all of them. Otherwise, we’d have thousands of duplicate domains, and the internet would be unsearchable. That’s …

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5 Steps for Choosing the Perfect Domain Name

Picking the right domain name for a web project is by no means a simple task. Although domain names are, in most cases, cheap and easy to acquire, finding the perfect name can be a real hassle – especially when you take into consideration that over 311 million of them …

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