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I want a URL, the price keeps changing, now it's too high.

I would like to own a URL, but the price keeps changing. Now it's really up there. It's owned by one of those huge domain companies. A year ago I looked at it, and it was over $1200. A few months later it was down to $900. Now it's $2495! What gives? Why does it keep changing? How do I get it at a lower price? For what it's worth, I noticed that a site using the .org version now exists, and I don't believe it was there earlier if memory serves . Does that have an impact? Help me get this URL at a reasonable price, please.
posted by anonymous on Aug 12, 2014 - 10 answers

How to create short, masking url for single .html file in Dropbox?

(Sorry, I'm Internet-challenged:) I keep a small website (essentially it's one html file) in my Dropbox folder as a minimalist way to share my various weird projects with friends. I like everything about this solution except the fact, that website's address is this ugly dl.dropbox.com/​u/​yadayayda​ydyadyada/​something/​somethingelse.html Is there a way to mask this address from showing up in browser and replace it with something more elegant and free? Or is this some next level stuff?
posted by desultory_banyan on Dec 12, 2013 - 20 answers

How do I forward a register.com domain without the ads or fees?

I have a domain, myname.com, that I want to have forwarded to my Google Sites webpage. My old domain company did it for free but now that I signed with register.com they want either a fee to do it or I have to accept their annoying banner ad. How do I get around this? [more inside]
posted by nestor_makhno on Jan 28, 2013 - 12 answers

Taking up space on the Interwebs

What should I do with my custom domain name? I plan to let it expire.. but I'm stuck with it until 2014. [more inside]
posted by The Biggest Dreamer on Nov 26, 2012 - 2 answers

Help me register a domain for URL shortening

How can I discover a short URL that is available to register? [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Sep 1, 2012 - 13 answers

Is there any way to prevent external sites from linking to me?

Is there any way to prevent external sites from linking to me? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 12, 2012 - 11 answers

Can you help us find an available domain name?

Some friends and I are creating a small creative consulting group. Our skills are pretty diverse- environmental, web development, musical transcription/composition. We are trying to come up with an easy to remember name that is vague enough to cover all of what we do (with available .com URL) and drawing blanks. Any suggestions of names? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 6, 2011 - 18 answers

How to I forward my domain elsewhere?

MeFi web experts...help me forward my domain to another site. [more inside]
posted by ieatwords on Jul 27, 2011 - 3 answers

Short URL service in the same directory as WordPress?

How do I create a custom bit.ly-like short URL service in the same directory as a WordPress installation? [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Jun 15, 2011 - 5 answers

URL help?

How do I change our wiki URL from www.name:port to www.name:port/wiki (where 'name' is the name of our support portal)? [more inside]
posted by methroach on Apr 8, 2011 - 7 answers

Can nearlyfreespeech.net and Google Sites play nicely?

The name is at nearlyfreespeech.net. The content is on Google Sites. Let’s try to bridge that divide. [more inside]
posted by him on Sep 13, 2010 - 4 answers

wordpress insanity: link the domain URL to a static front page

How can I link my domain URL (www.domain.com) to a static homepage on Wordpress. Please don't say "change the reading setting", because that totally doesn't work. [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on Mar 16, 2010 - 7 answers

I Want a Particular Domain

What is the best way to go about getting an expired domain? [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on Aug 19, 2009 - 9 answers

What's up with my website?

Why does my web page work with a www prefix and not so much without? [more inside]
posted by attercoppe on Sep 11, 2008 - 1 answer

Do you have any cool suggestions for renaming a website?

I've launched a website less than a month ago, but all the domain names I think best fit what I am doing are taken, so I took a name I don't like. I would like your help renaming it. [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen on May 29, 2008 - 8 answers

Can I make this secure?

Is there an easy way for a non we-savvy person to create a password-protected url on which to demo a website before taking it "live?" [more inside]
posted by Ignatius J. Reilly on Mar 23, 2008 - 9 answers

How does one make an offer on a domain name?

I want to buy a domain. It's already taken, but isn't being used. I am ignorant when it comes to these matters. Please advise. [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on May 1, 2007 - 12 answers

What should our non-profit's domain name be?

Our non-profit group is setting it's first web site, and we're having some trouble deciding on a domain name. [more inside]
posted by DakotaPaul on May 12, 2005 - 11 answers

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