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Questions tagged [domain-names]

A domain name is a string of characters that identifies a realm of authority within a Domain Naming System (DNS).

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3D Printing posts do not onebox in chat

Posting a link to a post on 3D Printing site, for example https://3dprinting.stackexchange.com/q/5736, does not produce a onebox in chat. I suppose it's because the chat does not expect there could ...
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Wrong URL leaked through blacklist?

In this question, cnst tried to edit a question on SO and was responded with × Body cannot contain "http://www.domain.com". Please use example.com (or .org or .net) for fake URLs. More info: ...
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Meta sites infinite redirect loop

Since yesterday, meta.mathematica.stackexchange.com redirects to mathematica.meta.stackexchange.com. At the same time, my browser (Chrome) goes into a redirect loop, so I cannot visit the site. If I ...
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Why is there not stackoverflow.stackexchange.com?

Ask Ubuntu, for example has ubuntu.stackexchange.com redirect. Why does Stack Overflow have no such redirects?
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Why isn't winterba.sh being used for Winter Bash? [duplicate]

Recently, I found out from a blog post that Winter Bash 2012 used quite an interesting domain, http://winterba.sh. Just curious, why isn't it being reused, since it's a fitting domain name and that ...
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Can we do anything about Typosquatters?

I mistyped a link. Fortunately I also borked markdown so I went back and double checked it. The live site stackexcange dot com (intentional typo domain name) appears parked 100% of the time in Tor ...
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Has Stack Exchange ever purchased “premium” domain names?

The landing page of stackoverflow.com in June 2004 looked something like this: Suddenly, in July of 2008 there was a teaser of the site to come: The link goes to the original Stack Overflow blog. ...
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Can domain.com be added to the example domain blacklist?

Several popular example domains such as site.com, mydomain.com, and mysite.com are now disallowed in the body of questions and answers. Can domain.com be added to this blacklist? It is the the most ...
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What is the full list of SE domain names? [duplicate]

Most SE sites are subdomains of stackexchange.com. However, some aren't. What are the list of those that aren't? Right now i just know stackoverflow.com, superuser.com, serverfault.com, and askubuntu....
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Summer in Saint Helena

The Winter Bash site is located at http://winterba.sh/. Only one problem: .sh is the ccTLD for the British dependency of Saint Helena. Saint Helena is in the Southern Hemisphere. It's Summer in ...
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Confusion with domain names such as Superuser.SE, SU.SE and Sharepoint.SE

Stack Exchange sites are often discussed with names ending in .SE. This happens to be the top-level domain name for Sweden, a very popular TLD locally. It's really bad when saying SU.SE because that ...
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How does this SE site (beta) get custom domain & brand?

Until now, I thought new SE sites can't get custom domain. But, look at an Area 51 proposal: Startup Business. It's in beta. Now, click visit button to visit the beta site. It has got custom domain ...
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What's the eligibility criteria for a SE site to get dedicated domain name? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Will popular Stack Exchange sites get their own domain? Public Service Announcement: ongoing, offsite discussion about Area 51 graduates' branding A Plea For Actual ...
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stackexchange.com is too long; can we have something shorter?

It seems like each SE site having its own domain is no longer possible. All sites are under the banner of the United States of Stack Exchange. And I am fine with that (actually, I am not. But since it'...
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Have site autocompletion for chat work with domain names as well as site titles

The site-specific chat tab on http://chat.stackexchange.com/?tab=site shows by default the chat rooms for one's own home site (crypto SE for me). There is a link "more sites", which allows selecting ...
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A Plea For Actual Domain Identities

There is a blog post from Joel on the Stack Exchange blog around the time of WebApps' Area 51 Graduation: A while ago, I wrote: “Individually-branded sites felt more authentic and ...
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Hey SO, Won't you take Meta.SO domain?

Hey SO, Won't you take Meta.SO domain? It is available now.
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Is typo-squatter “StackExchage.com” (no “n”) violating Jeff & Joel's intellectual property?

The typo-squatter running "stackexchage.com" (note: no "n") puts the name "StackExchange" (WITH the "n") in a couple prominent places on their website. Are they violating Jeff and Joel's copyright/...
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Reserve BufferOverflow.com

BufferOverflow.com is currently unregistered, and can be reserved. Possibly for "defensive registration", as Spudley suggests in the comment below. Until there's a use for it, it can be a redirect to ...
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Which Stack Exchange site has the longest name?

Which Stack Exchange site has the longest name? Does Area 51 have a limit on proposal names? I need to know this for my userscript.
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Can Stack Overflow Inc. purchase the .se top-level domain?

I was reading the article Canon to begin acquisition of the ".canon" Top-Level Domain name. It seems Canon is the first company to spring for ICANN's new policy, allowing corporations and businesses ...
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Could we have an auto generated short URL for questions on the sites?

Idea taken from doctype.com When a question is asked an auto generated short URL (perhaps using a special "short domain" purchased for just this purpose) provided for use in twitter, or if passing ...