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Post by Guser on November 4th 2013, 4:18 am

Hi all,

Is it possible to change the default domain name once already created, from i.e. xxx.forumfree.co.uk to xxx.forumotion.co.uk ?

Only a matter of preference, but would like to know if this is possible.

Many thanks,

Gary


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Post by SLGray on November 4th 2013, 4:35 am

Those are not domain names. You change the regular address here:
Administration Panel > General > Forum > Forum Address


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Post by Guser on November 4th 2013, 2:02 pm

Thanks SLGray. Sorry for my lack of understanding for the terminology.

Under the setting page you specified I am only able to change what prefixes the '.forumfree,co.uk'. What I was hoping to do is to Change 'forumfree' to 'forumotion'. Can this be done?

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Post by Derri on November 4th 2013, 2:27 pm

Hi,

Its possible, go to the same location SLG stated and you'll see drop down boxes, those are the end names you can choose.

Also see this tutorial. It has a screenshot that might be useful.

https://help.forumotion.com/t118-change-the-forum-address-myaddressforumotioncom
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Post by Guser on November 4th 2013, 2:38 pm

Many thanks Derri, this makes perfect sense.

Is there a resource available showing a list of all possible end names? I.e. so that I can copy and paste the list to others.

Or are they only viewable in this view and using these drop-down boxes?

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Post by Derri on November 4th 2013, 2:41 pm

Its only available in those drop down lists.

You could manually type them out but that would be a massive pain the in the neck.
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Post by Guser on November 4th 2013, 6:04 pm

Okay thanks for your help.

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Post by Derri on November 4th 2013, 6:14 pm

@Guser wrote:Okay thanks for your help.
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Post by SLGray on November 4th 2013, 6:22 pm

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