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404 Error from old hosting site keeps coming up

I previously hosted my website on a free hosting website (http://www.000webhost.com) but today moved it to GitHub for use with their user-page service. After moments, my page was loading from my ...
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Is it OK to give status 404 to unauthorized users?

In recent months I have come across several sites, which give a 404 status/error page, when there should be 403 or maybe 401. For example, I have a private repository on github.com with link: ...
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Github Pages subdomain on own website

I currently have set up Github Pages so that my main domain (eg. www.example.com) shows my username.github.io page, by adding a CNAME file with the content: "www.example.com". Now, for another ...
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“Too many redirects” from webpage made with Namecheap and github hosting

I have set up my first small static webpage using Namecheap and Github for hosting: http://www.keithgardner.me The webpage has typically loaded fine on Mac computers and iOS devices. I noticed ...
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Will Google penalize me for duplicate content on GitHub from my knowledge base?

I want to have a copy of each of our documentation articles in GitHub so that other users can improve, edit and add to the document. The accepted changes will be made live in our knowledge base forum. ...
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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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Is it possible to create both FTP and GitHub deployment on one website in Microsoft Azure

I have a website hosted on Windows Azure and it is initially linked to GitHub deployment. My question is, is it still possible to create an FTP deployment even if I have my site linked to GitHub ...
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Can GA be a security risk in a Public GitHub repo?

I have added my GA tracking code to a website which is hosted via a GitHub public repository and I am concerned that, using my account number, they could effectively "hack" my GA account. Is this ...
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What are the downsides to using Github Pages? [closed]

I'm considering hosting our new marketing website for a software product using Github Pages. The website will be quite small, and we expect low amounts of traffic. We've been using shared hosting ...
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How to connect my custom domain to github.io

What should I do to see my github.io page content when I enter mydomain.com into browser address bar? I have a custom .com domain and a Jekyll generated webpage at username.github.io/repositoryname. ...
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Staying notified of when there are updates to vendor scripts

I own a web app that uses various vendor scripts (both javascript and CSS). Basically all of them have their repository on GitHub. Every few months, I look to see which version of each vendor script ...
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How to include the contents of a markdown page into a post with Jekyll?

I am pretty new to websites with Jekyll hosted on Github, and I was wondering if there was a neat way to include the contents of a markdown page (say this one) into a post (say this one) in order to ...
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What nameservers should I use for GitHub Pages when using a custom domain?

I am using a custom domain for a GitHub Pages site. They said to set CNAME or A record. But what nameservers should I use? What is the default, or should I leave it blank?
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GitHub Pages doesn't show Octopress

I have a public GitHub repository for my new Octopress Blog. I just wanted to test some things, so i created a GitHub Page, and linked my Domain to it. So the domain is now linked to my GitHub Page. ...
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Do I set a DNS A Record for the new GitHub Pages to use their CDN?

GitHub updated their Pages service for custom domains yesterday and I'm not clear on one small detail. They recommend a CNAME record for www.example.com but do not recommend using A records for the ...
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How to handle 404's in GitHub Pages while using Jekyll?

I've setup my site at GitHub using Jekyll framework. I've a problem with 404's. I added a 404.html and it is working well for some typos. But, since in Jekyll categories are rendered in a separate ...
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Is gzip compression available for GitHub pages?

I'm using GitHub pages to host my site. While checking Google PageSpeed Insights, it recommends that I enable gzip compression. Since I have a static site hosted on GitHub, I'm not sure that is ...
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Are the websites hosted on Github restricted to programming?

I was searching about static hosting and I found blog posts talking about hosting their blog on Github, the hosting feature of Github seems pretty good, what I want to know is what type of websites ...
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Hosting Dynamic Content on GitHub?

Is it possible to host dynamic content through GitHub:Pages? More specifically, we are using GitHub Enterprise, so we have a little more control, but I'm not aware of what dynamic content languages ...
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Github download is deprecated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm using Github for a Open Source project, we have also used their file system so that users can download our binary ...
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Forwarding non-www domain to other domain using DNS

Is it possible to forward firstdomain.com to www.seconddomain.com or seconddomain.com using purely DNS records? I know how to forward www.firstdomain.com to seconddomain.com (using a CNAME). What I ...
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How can I clone other's jekyll theme from other's github?

I am a jekyll beginner. How can I clone other's jekyll theme from other's github? For example, https://github.com/yihui/cn.git.
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Will Search Engines crawl my Github gists?

I have been using Alex Gorbatchev's Syntax Highlighter in my blog for the past couple of years. It serves the purpose, but it is a pain to add the code while blogging (I need to use a HTML Encoder and ...
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Github pages and custom domain issues

I have used jekyllbootstrap to setup my blog at primux.in about 2 weeks ago. The blog has been hosted at github pages at primalpop.github.com. Following the advice from here I have created a CNAME ...
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Pointing a subdomain to Github Pages

I set up an Octopress blog on Github Pages at myusername.github.com. I now want blog.myusername.me (which currently has a Wordpress blog set up) to point to this Octopress blog. So I followed the ...