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What is a domain apex?
What is a domain apex?

Learn about what a domain apex (also called a zone apex or naked domain) is and why it matters.

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A domain apex is the "root" level of your domain. For example, let's say you just purchased We'd call that the "domain apex", meaning that is the "root" of the hierarchy of domain names. Any subdomain of that (e.g.,, etc.) are not considered domain apexes, but are considered subdomains of

This matters to EasyRedir because we need to use a different strategy to redirect domain apexes versus subdomains. More information on the difference between these is explained in our help articles about A records and CNAME records.

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