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ü in my domain

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by Icke87, Feb 5, 2010.

  1. Icke87

    Icke87 Newbie

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    so i have a domain with an "ü" in it and cant create a add on domain with hostgator, it says
    "Sorry, your domain name cannot contain any special characters like spaces, periods, @ signs, or slashes."


    any advice?
     
  2. tee1

    tee1 Junior Member

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    use the punycode to create domain with hostgator.
    say your domain name is für.com instead use this to create your addon domain xn--fr-xka.com

    I have serveral with them, no problems at all.
     
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  3. Icke87

    Icke87 Newbie

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    thx for your advice
    i have also wrote a ticket to hg and they gave me that tip too
    i will reveal my domain but i dont care, maybe it could help other noobs like me
    Code:
    xn--zahnarztbtzow-4ob.de