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Domain Name?

Post by Devanté » Sat Oct 22, 2005 6:29 pm

In my opinion, this forum needs a seperate domain name. forums.knightmare.com would be alright, as long as you can afford the hosting.

If people don't like this, just have the current link redirect to the new one.

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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Becxsmagic » Sat Oct 22, 2005 10:57 pm

Well, it's an idea but I don't suppose it matters much, I never noticed the domain name. Still, it's still the same forum but I think I see what you're getting at.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Pooka » Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:12 pm

It used to have talkknightmare.co.uk...
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Billy » Sat Oct 22, 2005 11:15 pm

Yeah, from September 2003 to sometime this year (anyone know?).

I don't see why a seperate domain name is needed, really. www.knightmare.com/forum is easy to remember.

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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Pooka » Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:41 am

Will be September 2004, domains are a two-year contract.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Illusion » Sun Oct 23, 2005 9:10 am

It's certainly possible to set up forum.knightmare.com or similar, and I did consider it, but as others have said, www.knightmare.com/forum is probably easier to remember and most URLs are in that format.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by JoeGrocottJames » Sun Oct 23, 2005 1:06 pm

No major thing, but, out of interest, why was talkknightmare.co.uk dropped? I think it was all right and it seemed an unnecessary change to me.

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Post by TheBrollachan » Sun Oct 23, 2005 5:11 pm

Pooka wrote: Will be September 2004, domains are a two-year contract.
It depends on who you register your domain with. Domain names can be registered from 1 to 10 years. Generally the options are 1, 2, or 10 years. It would appear though that many insists on a minimum of 2 years for UK domains, though it is possible to register for just a year.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Illusion » Sun Oct 23, 2005 8:18 pm

Joe Grocott-James wrote: No major thing, but, out of interest, why was talkknightmare.co.uk dropped? I think it was all right and it seemed an unnecessary change to me.
The forum used to be on a separate host to the main site, hence the separate domain. Now everthing is under one roof so it wasn't necessary anymore.
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Post by MoanaLiza » Fri Nov 11, 2005 6:38 pm

and during the talkknightmare era there were a lot of problems, or am I thinking of the yabb era previous to that?
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by KFan » Thu Jan 19, 2006 1:04 am

Devanté wrote: In my opinion, this forum needs a seperate domain name. forums.knightmare.com would be alright, as long as you can afford the hosting.
That's just a subdomain of knightmare.com. Doesn't cost anything, would just point to knightmare.com/forum, thus going to the same place.
Having forum.knightmare.com wouldn't be too bad, but why would Illusion move the forums to a seperate host with a seperate domain?
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by TheBrollachan » Thu Jan 19, 2006 7:12 am

Some hosts charge more for allowing subdomains.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by KFan » Thu Jan 19, 2006 12:44 pm

Yes, but it's usually only a small charge.

I don't really see why Knightmare.com would benefit from one anyway, TBH. It's fine as it is.

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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Illusion » Thu Jan 19, 2006 7:45 pm

Subdomains can be created, no problem. But as others have said it won't make things any easier so I don't think there's much point doing it.

I think people are much more familiar with the www.knightmare.com/forum format of address than forum.knightmare.com.
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Re:Domain Name?

Post by Pooka » Sat Jan 21, 2006 3:11 pm

And does it really matter? ;D
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