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error.log file in public_html which is publically viewable?

There is a file in my public_html folder called error.log which is viewable by anyone if they just enter the URL in their browser, like: example.com/error.log I'm running Apache. My question is, how ...
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Is making a catch-all page for HTTP status 410 errors practical?

I run a website with photo galleries. Each photo gallery contains at least 100 to 500 photos on their own individual pages and If I delete a gallery then without creating any special configuration, ...
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Mediawiki strange string on pages

I upgraded from MediaWiki 1.23 to 1.24.2, but at the end of the upgrade, the pages started to show a strange string, by instance - "COS" at the top of the pages. I tried to inspect the page code to ...
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Google's page speed insights won't load for my site

Starting this week, Google has promoted the use of mobile to the point where they are labeling mobile friendly sites with a tag in the search results. For much of my browsing, I use Opera 11.6 and to ...
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only 1.000 results in google webmaster tools 404 not found

One great problem: I have a customer with a magazine in Wordpress and a forum with vbulletin. In this days google webmaster tools show over 175.000 url not founded (this link for the screenshot). One ...
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Help with 404 errors for …/0 requests

We're seeing lots of 404 errors for requests that end in "/0" with our own pages as the referrer. Seems to be lots of different browsers & repeat requests per page. Can't find the cause - it's not ...
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“Connection Reset”, “No data recieved” all of the time on my website

I'm building an imageboard, and for some reason this error happens all of the time (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE). I talked to GoDaddy and they say everything seems fine on their side. Let's say you are ...
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Redirect visitors when site is too busy

We're expecting a large spike in traffic to our website this week. If the site becomes overloaded (i.e. visitors are getting a 503 error), I want to redirect visitors to another web address. How would ...
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Font not loading due to cross origin error despite cross origin header and local file

I have a CMS which uses tinymce with elfinder. On the computer of one of my clients elfinder wont load. I checked it on his computer and the only thing I can find is this error: Font from origin ...
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Do HTML errors affect search impressions/ traffic? [duplicate]

Do HTML errors affect search impressions? (The errors shown in red when right-clicking the bottom-right-hand corner of a website.) And can correcting them eventually improve traffic? I had lots of ...
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I get General HTTP error: 404 not found when submiting sitemap?

I just bought 2 domain from domaindiscount24.com. I get an error: "General HTTP error: 404 not found" when submitting sitemap. Then, I use "fetch as googlebot" and my website URL, it showed "not ...
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Error 500 on new sub-domain

I have just uploaded a site on a sub-domain, In fact on the 3rd Sub-domain. All the 4 site ( 1 Main, and the 3 on SUB) are completely separate from each other. Now, the site was developed ...
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Why certain URL parameters cause 403 Forbidden error? [closed]

I am testing some links on my server and particular url parameter cat={{{}}} cause "403 Forbidden. You don't have permission to access /index.php on this server." error. For example this link ...
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My other site appearing in the path of my URLs in Google Webmaster Tools crawl errors

Google is not fetching this page http://www.ctdraincleaning.net/andover-drain-cleaning/ (along with others) Not only that... it is coming up as a crawl error as ...
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What is appending the “bmi_MfsTid” parameter to the URLs on our website

In our server logs, we see that some HTTP requests contain the parameter bmi_MfsTid=<number>. We are not using this parameter. Is there a known client or proxy that appends this?
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When redirecting HTTP traffic to HTTPS, is it OK to redirect non-existant pages to a 404 error?

We've recently converted several of our websites to require HTTPS on all pages. HSTS headers have been set and rules added into Apache to 301 redirect all traffic from HTTP to HTTPS. However, similar ...
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When I enter my site's domain, this message shows up: Index of /.ftpquota cgi-bin

When I enter my site's domain, Index of /.ftpquota cgi-bin message shows up. I am new to Dreamweaver. I don't know what the error could be.
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Should error pages be strictly html?

I'm using PHP on Apache server I'm wondering.. If the error pages should best be served as pure and simple html, without database connection etc.? This would remove any chance of ...
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Do I still need a favicon in the webroot when an alternate location has already been provided?

While looking through the access log of my webserver, I notice a few favicon requests that shows 404 error: 16:17:28 GET /folder/abc.jpg 200 http://example.com/ Mozilla... Firefox/31.0 16:17:28 GET ...
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Virtualmin cannot connect to MySQL database

I have a VPS running Webmin/Virtualmin. I host multiple domains, one of which is a Drupal 7 website that uses a MySQL database. Yesterday I went to 'Manage' the database and found that I recieved the ...
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Can websites appear differently to different internet networks?

I just began launching a site for one of my clients, but I've come across a very strange issue. Whenever the client tries to access the website from an internet capable device in his office, he gets ...
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What is the meaning of this sitemap error in Google Webmaster Tools?

In my Google Webmaster Tools, I received an error which I am not understanding: When we tested a sample of the URLs from your Sitemap, we found that some of the URLs were unreachable. Please check ...
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Error Log shows nosy visitors trying to access various admin pages

After experiencing a very high amount of hits on my 404 page, I've started monitoring my website's Error Log. There I've found that through-out the day, there are several attempts at accessing admin ...
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Trendmicro clones authenticated requests - showing up in my error logs

I'm having various errors, from unauthenticated requests for using some AJAX requests (which need authentication). While I have clients from Belgium, the IP addresses match a IP in the form of ...
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HTTP code 403, access denied & Options -Indexes

at "webmasters.stackexchange.com" I already found a similar topic: Stop directory listing using .htaccess and redirect to good error page Options -Indexes ErrorDocument 403 /path/to/403.html ...
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What does the Chrome error code (6) in “appcache fetch failed” indicate?

I am developing a website that uses the html cache manifest (AppCache). I often see the following line in Chrome's console: Application Cache Error event: Manifest fetch failed (6) ...
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Robots.txt error “Crawl postponed because robots.txt was inaccessible” from Google Webmaster Tools

On the robots.txt fetch tab there is a yellow triangle when hovered over. I am getting the following message. "Crawl postponed because robots.txt was inaccessible" However I am showing 0/151 ...
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Should I make a page for every HTTP error?

I know that it is important to have an error document for 404, 403, 401 and 500. But what others, if any should I make to be completely sure that users do not see the default apache error page?
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Error using In-Page Analytics report in Google Analytics

We are unable to use the In-Page Analytics report in Google Analytics because our site now redirects to a URL which is different from what is in our Account setting. Are there any workarounds which ...
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error message: “The certificate is not valid for any server names”

I'm working on creating a self-signed SSL certificate for testing HTTPS on my local development platform. When I browse with Firefox to a HTTPS test page I am seeing: The certificate is not valid for ...
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Do error pages get indexed?

I have just started to put custom error pages on my site. But then I started wondering if google will index these error pages. I searched this up and I didn't get anything, even searched this site, so ...
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Google Webmaster Tools not showing index pages

I have submitted sitemap and also fetched pages of my sites but still its showing error like "domain with protocol https://www.domain-name is not available try with http://www.domain-name.html". ...
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Persistent 404 requests from Facebook

Not a huge issue for anyone using my site but those who are checking errors logs but for months, Facebook has been requesting an image on our server which hasn't existed since December 2012. I'd ...
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Serving proper 404/410 error codes on dynamic database driven site

a developer I'm working with is having a difficult time serving 404 errors on dynamically generated pages (they get created when the request is made by querying the database to see if the content ...
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Can front end code cause an application error in a CMS user interface?

I'm not sure if this is the appropriate place for this question, but here it goes. I'm using a Ruby based CMS (which shall remain nameless) which has been throwing an application error when I try to ...
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My WordPress site must be being affected by outside sources

Some of my pages are resulting in 310 errors (too many redirects). We recently switched domains from kgstiles.com to healthmasterysystems.com then discovered healthmasterysystems.com was listed as not ...
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what's wrong with my sitemap?

Google Webmaster Tools says that my sitemap is in a wrong format. I don't see my mistake, I think I followed every guideline provided by Google. Can someone help me? Inline sitemap below, but in ...
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Pins on Pinterest link to 404 - yet link is valid

this is a really strange one. I've set up a bunch of pins on Pinterest linking through to our services which all work fine. Then I decided to do the same on our blog articles (we use Wordpress), yet ...
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500 error on Joomla website

PHP Fatal error: Call to a member function setQuery() on a non-object in /home/josh/public_html/administrator/components/com_jfusion/plugins/phpbb3/forum.php on line 226 Just moved over to a new ...
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google apps website ownership verification problem

I own the website www.vargbloom.com I have uploaded the verification page in my website http://vargbloom.com/googleba3ecd16361333b2.html but still it shows an error like We weren't able to verify ...
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subdomain not working and added /mysubdomains/devsitename

I am having a site www.example.com which working fine and I have a number of sub-domains which are working fine except one. When I gave the url subdomain.example.com the address bar showing as below ...
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Disable default error pages/error messages in IIS

I have this web application (ASP.Net MVC 3) that on certain conditions returns a custom JSON string with a HTTP status code for an error (403, 415, 500). It is deployed on a Win 2008 R2 server with ...
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How can IIS 7.5 have the error pages for a site reset to the default configuration?

A mishap occurred with web.config to accommodate a subsite existing. I made use of “<location path="." inheritInChildApplications="false">”. Essentially it was a workaround put in place for ...
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Why am I getting messages from cloudfront in my error log?

I frequently have messages like this in my websites error log: "Script error.". URL: https://e3m4drct5m1ays.cloudfront.net/items/loaders ...
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Why does PHP create these log entries on every page access?

My server's error log (in cPanel) has an entry for every single time a PHP page is loaded that looks like this (where 'username' has been substituted for my actual username): [2012-06-09 09:02:07]: ...
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Is a 404 on a non displaying files a problem

One of my clients web pages has a error in the theme which calls a redundant .css file that does not exist. The page however, looks fine. Thus the client is not willing to have the error fixed. What ...
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My Tumblr blog keeps returning “This webpage is not available”

I have a tumblr blog at http://blog.amir.rachum.com/ About 50% of the times I enter it, I get a This webpage is not available error. Other stuff I host myself in other subdomains, etc., work ...
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Debugging “Flex error #1001” in Google results

In the little summary extract which Google displays about pages from a site I administer, there's frequently a Flash error message: Page Title www.example.com/.../Slug_of_the_page Flex ...
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Server Error after trying to update the functions.php [closed]

I recently tried to change the logo on Genesis themed WordPress site using this tutorial: http://anewtab.com/add-logo-genesis-theme I added add_theme_support( 'genesis-custom-header', array( ...
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Is there any research into error rates on websites?

My organization runs a reasonably large web application, which occasionally has errors (although not as often as you would think from dealing with bug duty). I was wondering if there is any research ...