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Suitable hosting plan for a Chat app [duplicate]

I have built a chat app and now I am looking for a suitable and most probably cheap option to host my app's backend. The backend has following components: 1. A Laravel app(php) 2. A MySQL database ...
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Wordpress on Azure as Subdirectory [on hold]

So, a client gave me access too devblog.azurewebsites.net where i was supposed to install the theme i developed and and configure wordpress. Now the blog must be moved to ...
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Pointing Domain Name to Microsoft Azure web app and configure the app for the new domain

I have bought a domain name on GoDaddy, hotelmontecristobg.com. I think I have configured it properly because when I browse to hotelmontecristobg.com Error 404 - Web app not found appears which ...
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Bizspark - Moving WebApp to `Basic` tier

I have 3 web apps running via the BizSpark programme on Azure. The apps run on the Free tier at the moment. I want to add a custom domain to the apps so I know I have to upgrade it to the Basic tier ...
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Does DNS impact internal server settings?

I have a website which I've made an image from and loaded that image onto two VM's - each configured exactly the same. One site is configured with my domain - mydomain.com - with the A record ...
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Hosting on Azure VM - how to handle A records?

I have a VM in setup in Azure that I want to use to host multiple websites but can't figure out how to setup an A record when Azure doesn't give you a static IP. I've created a CNAME, to map "www" - ...
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Why would azure be restarting website when i do a deployment slot swap?

I've a .net 4.5 website running on Azure Websites. I've a staging deployment set up. I warm up both sites and then i run the swap process (both from azure portal and from Azure powershell). No matter ...
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Does Google treat different ports as different sites?

I host my website on Azure and I have recently activated a feature to make it possible for me to directly access each server instance in our web farm by a port number. For example ...
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How do I access Windows server on a Microsoft Azure Website?

I need to generate a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) on my Microsoft Azure website in order to get an SSL certificate. I'm attempting to follow this tutorial. Step 1.1 says, On your Windows ...
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How to configure deployment of different code repositories to different virtual directories of azure website? [closed]

I have one azure web site with following directory structure: / (root directory, contains front-end files) /backend /api I'm able to configure automatic deployment from GitHub repository to only ...
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How did you set up your DNS records for an Azure Cloud Application

I would like some advice. I want to be able to have my zone apex and also www point to a cloud application that is running on Azure. Should I use: CNAME www.xx.com > ...
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RewriteRule not working properly in my Ubuntu server 14.04 running in Windows Azure

In my server I kept signup.php and in .htaccess I kept this thing - RewriteRule ^/registration/?$ http://www.example.com/signup$1 [R] But this is not redirecting www.example.com/registration/ to ...
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Setting CNAME for Azure website deployment slot

I have a Azure website (let's say myapp.azurewebsites.net) that has the main site + one "beta" deployment slot that I want to set up a CNAME record for. I'd like to set up beta.myapp.com to point to ...
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Filezilla claims there is not enough disk space on our microsoft azure webserver

We run a website on a microsoft azure webserver, but today we face a problem when trying to upload files to that webserver using Filezilla FTP client. Whenever I try to upload anything, filezilla ...
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Will running an Azure website on a subdomain of azurewebsites.net hurt SEO compared to buying a domain?

When hosting a website on azure websites I have two options: Be a cheapskate and go for the free option without a domain. I would then setup web forwarding with my domain registrar from my domain to ...
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Prevent azure subdomain indexation

Let me explain my situation, I have an azure website (with azurewebsites.net sub domain), and a custom domain.com, built with asp.net MVC Both are being indexed by Google, but I've noticed the custom ...
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Do web crawlers/spiders index azure web sites?

For somebody who wants their web site to be as discoverable as possible (and who doesn't?), are Microsoft's Azure web sites (azurewebsites.net) a feasible domain to host sites? I have a site that is ...
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ASP.NET website deployment [closed]

I am getting my hands wet with ASP and I have been following the tutorials. I deployed the site and in Azure and it worked great. Today I started actually designing the site. And when I published, it ...
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Hosting a Site with Windows Azure

This is probably a ridiculously simple question, but is there a way for me to host a normal, static website on Windows Azure? I see on auzre.com that they do offer web hosting, but after trying to ...
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Force www to always show in address bar? [duplicate]

I have created a website for a client (my first freelance job!) and my client is generally happy, however they want the address bar to always show the www. portion, even if it isn't typed. Is this ...
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Hosting a website with Windows Azure

I may be completely misunderstanding what Azure is but is it possible for me to host a basic website on Windows Azure? I have a site that I've built in HTML and CSS that I'd like to upload to Azure ...
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Effects of Active Virus Scanner on WebApp for XS Azure VM

Suppose a public WebApp is hosted on an EXtra Small (XS) Azure Virtual Machine (VM). What benefits and/or performance problems might visitors experience if a Memory-Resident Virus Scanner is run on ...
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Using AWS or Azure, what to do about emails?

I'm coming from a background of paying a hosting company X amount per month for a server. This server comes with IIS, WebsitePanel and Smartermail all bundled together. When I create a new domain ...
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Domain Name Registration via Microsoft?

Is it possible to get Domain Name Registration services through Microsoft? I am currently using two well-known companies for two different domains and I am not happy with either of them. One of the ...
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Is Azure compatible with JPEG XR?

I just put an F#/MVC app into a Windows Azure solution as a Web Role. Before migration, my JPEG XR (*.WDP\) files were getting displayed on the client in IE9 without issue via my local and hosted ...
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How to tell search engines about new image URL's?

I have just moved my website from a hosted provider to Windows Azure. The page URL's are all the same, but the location of the files is now different. How can I tell search engines about the new ...
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How to diagnose one user not able to reach my site?

My site is www.trainerroad.com and lives on Azure. I have a customer who get's Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to www.trainerroad.com When trying to access our website. Yesterday they ...
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SSL certificate for 3rd party domain pointed at windows azure role

I have a website hosted on Windows Azure. All pages on the website are on HTTPS. The website can be customized with the customization profile being associated with a uri authority. There is a 3rd ...
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does Azure have a free until some limit program? [closed]

Amazon offers free services for 1 year http://aws.amazon.com/free/, supports .NET Google offers them free until you reach some limit, but does not support .Net Azure costs $0.12/hour, you need at ...
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How can I add a custom domain to a Windows Azure application?

I'm experiencing some issues with a website I am working on, for a company called BlueSEQ. We recently switched to Windows Azure to get more scalability and performance, but we are having issues ...