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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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Why am I seeing 404 requests for crossdomain.xml in my server logs?

My website is recording a lot of 404 errors, from numerous sources, for a file crossdomain.xml. Does anyone know what this file is or why it's being requested?
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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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How can I diagnose an Internal Server Error?

I was trying to host a zend-framework project on new host provider. After uploading everything and configuring the database connection I have encountered Internal Server Error message. My service ...
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Why can't GoogleBot forget a 404 File Does Not Exist?

For two months now, googlebot is trying to get a file which does not exist anymore. This is just one example out of many: I had renamed the file to a better name and removed the old file. Now, why ...
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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) https://192.168.0....
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The presence of a .htaccess configuration causes a 500 error (even if it is blank)

My htaccess file is giving my webpage a 500 error and I do not understand why ... this is the code: AddHandler application/x-httpd-php56 .php RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f ...
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Nginx 502 Bad gateway on shared hosting

I have a website on a shared hosting provider. Since the very beginning my visitors have randomly got several types of errors, including 502 Bad Gateway / nginx (blank page with the error text). I ...
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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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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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After 2 days of 404 errors, Google removed my site from its search results

My site had 404 errors for 2 days because of some provider problems, which they fixed, but now my site isn't showing up in Google Search, but my results were very good for searching for a specific ...
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a strange error in IE8 when connecting to my site remotely

I'll explain. I ran tests on my website at webpagetest.org and when I use IE8 on that site in Dulles VA, The website and ads load fine. I then made a test from Singapore because from other tools, it ...
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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 perfectly....
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Is 21 seconds too little for a connection timeout instead of the Apache default of 300 seconds?

I currently have apache timeout incomplete requests after 21 seconds because I don't want bad bots holding up the available connection slots, and I feel people would rather wait 21 seconds for a slot ...
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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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Unable to post message

I have Google AdSense on my web site and on every page I am getting the following error: Unable to post message to http://googleads.g.doubleclick.net. Recipient has origin http://mywebsite.com ...
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Can html go in the ErrorDocument value internally in httpd.conf?

According to apache documentation, the final parameter of ErrorDocument can be specified as a path, URL or text to any error code. What I have done so far to eliminate any calls to the I/O file ...
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Using Nginx to rewrite a friendly URL to index.php handler gives 404 errors

I am having some issues getting the below to work the way I expect. What I am trying to do is take a url like https://example.com/TOPIC/courses/details/143911 but have it sent to php with the ...
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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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How to remove 500 error?

I am getting 500 error "Internal Server Error" when I type in my domain. I called customer service and they said that my site has reached it maximum use of memory and therefore the cloud system ...
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406 Not Acceptable response

I'm getting a 406 Not Acceptable response from a GoDaddy Shared Apache server upon making the following request through posting a form directly from the browser: HEADERS: Host: url User-Agent: ...
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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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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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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 /loader_21.js?pid=21&systemid=...
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Forcing google to rescan sitemaps instantly

When URLs no longer exist on my site, I give a page and issue an HTTP 410 status (the GONE error). I created a script that allows my co-administrator to add and remove pictures from the site and ...
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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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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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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 ...
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Notification for too many Apache connection errors on shared hosting?

My hosting provider specifies how many simultaneous connections the hosting account can handle. The question is how do I know if my site reached this limit and drops connnections? I have a PHP site ...
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IIS 6 405 error when POSTing through I-Frame

Before I begin, I must add that I am more of a programmer, so please be patient :p I have a 2003 server running IIS 6. I am trying to create a Facebook application that accesses a url on my server ...
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I can't personalise my error pages — Apache ErrorDocument directive results in additional not found error

I use apache 2.4.10, and I can't use personal error pages. I changed /etc/apache2/conf-available/localized-error-pages.conf and added : ErrorDocument 404 /404.html and created the file /var/www/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Issues with timed out downloads via TomCat?

We get, in our opinion, a lot of failed download attempts and want to understand why. We offer downloads via an email link (typical): http://www.semanticdesigns.com/deliverEval/<productname> ...
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Stop directory listing using .htaccess and redirect to good error page

I have a directory with several sub directories. I found this article Preventing Directory Listing that shows me how to prevent people from getting the directory listings. IndexIgnore * But it ...
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Facebook Like button warning, but prevents sharing

I added a FB Like button to my Wordpress template, and when I click Like, I receive an error, which pops up and says: There was an error liking the page. If you are the page owner, please try running ...
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My site is receiving DNS errors on Google Webmaster Tools, how can I solve this?

I have several irregular DNS errors on a subdomain of my site. On all my other subdomains, I have no issues (they have the same configuration) Just http://en-directo.frequence-radio.com suffers ...
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“Lock Manager error: Permission denied” when logging in after upgrading to Plesk 12.5.30

Recently I received an option to upgrade Plesk from 12.0.18 to 12.5.30. The current OS I use is Debian 7 and is on a Dedicated Server. The upgrade process went okay. There wasn't any issues. However ...
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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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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 repeating/...
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Memory problem - CPU high usage in IE

I have a problem with a site, in which I try to find out what is wrong. The website is kiteclub.gr. I think that following two scripts are corresponding for the high memory usage from ie and cpu: URI:...
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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 http://www.ctdraincleaning.net/andover-...
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Why a page that works returns a 500 error?

I have this url that seems to work fine but it returns a 500 error. http://comehike.com/outdoors/hike_widget.php?hike_id=164&height=700&width=500 Any idea why that is possibly happening? I ...
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403 Forbidden Error?

I recently ran Xenu link checker on my site. I link to several Wikipedia pages and ever wiki page generates a 403 code. Here is an example of the message: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alaska ...
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.htaccess password protection generates 500 internal server error

I have created a .htpasswd file using htaccess tools of which I have uploaded to the root of my web hosting space (/public_html is my web root). I created a .htaccess file which referenced the ....