Question about domain mapping

Discussion in 'Web Design and Development' started by Penny's Geek, Jul 14, 2009.

  1. Penny's Geek macrumors member

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    My wife has two sites.....a typepad blog and another site. I would like to map the domain of the other site to the typepad blog. My question is, if I map the other site to the blog, will we lose content (Pages, jpg's, etc...) from the other site? If so, how do I map the site to the blog without losing all the content? Can it be done? Typepad support mentions mapping a subdomain to the other site but I really want to have both combined on the blog site so we can maintain it easier there.

    Your comments and suggestions are welcome.

    PG
     
  2. ppc_michael Guest

    ppc_michael

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    So you want both domains to point to the TypePad site?

    That's often called Domain Mirroring. You should poke around in your host/registrar's control panels to see if you can set that up (most will support it).

    Remapping your domain name will not touch any files, it's a separate thing, so you don't have to worry about lost files on the server, although they may not be accessible to the outside world if you map a domain away from the location of the file.
     
  3. Penny's Geek thread starter macrumors member

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    So, if I simply go through the process of domain mapping the .com site to the typepad blog, I shouldn't lose any of the files from .com? If I understand it, that means the files stay on the server of the .com site and are NOT transferred to the blog even after the domain is mapped to there, correct?
     

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