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Dynamically rewrite URLs upon the user's selection - is it possible?

In my PHP based web application, there's a form that generates a URL according to the user's selection. The form has 7 different fields, each one of them affects the final URL, none of them is ...
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Protecting a webpage with an authentication form

I have created an employee webpage with a lot of company info, links, etc., but I want to protect the page because it contains some confidential company information. I am running IIS7.5 on Windows ...
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How to have my customized extension?

I have recently found a .htaccess trick in which I can remove file extension from the URL, example.com/file.html looks like example.com/file Now my humor says that I can replace any extension to my ...
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Lost permission for anyone to access my websites

Yesterday I mysteriously lost the permission to remote desktop to my Windows 2008 server as Administrator. At the same time when trying to access my website I got a window up prompting me for a user ...
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Force SSL on IIS site with NT authentication

We recently implemented SSL on our reseller portal and have been receiving complaints about needing to log in twice. This is of course because they bookmarked the site before we had SSL so their ...
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Multiple Domains, SEO and redirections

I work for an ecommerce company which sells a core product, and am currently working on a site for a client. For this particular website, we've purchased a number of other domains (aside from the main ...
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How to add Default Document in a Windows Shared Hosting

I have a shared hosting plan where I have hosted my WordPress blog Now each time I want to access the page I have to type index.php after the domain name. If I try to access it without using index....
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routing or redirecting www.example.com to example.com with IIS

What's the safest, and most effective way of redirecting traffic from the www.example.com to example.com or vice versa with IIS?
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Help regarding ugrading iis on windows xp

i am right now on windows xp and iis v5.1, Can i upgrade this to IISv6.0 on windows xp, is it supported. IF so where should i download the installation file for it.
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URL redirection to same domain on different server

We have existing domain on non-IIS server and now we have moved it to IIS server. Client want us to redirect the URL from existing server to new server with same domain name. We will modify the ....
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How to change the listening port on IIS 7 web application?

I have an apache running on port 80, I want to move my Web Applications to *:8080 But I don't remember how. I've seen this link but Edit Bindings isn't in my options list. Not even in Basic Settings ...
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How can I turn on compression for my IIS 7 web sites?

I am using IIS7 and trying to optimize as much as possible. I had one suggestion about compression but I am not sure how to turn this on. I am familiar with making changes to Web.Config but not sure ...
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Why doesn't Firefox cache my images and CSS

I am using IIS7, I have already set up the following. But when I run Firefox it seems not to cache any of my images even with "remember history" set. <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <...
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Unable to download microsoft excel files from a IIS SSL site

The web master at my corporation added SSL to the web site and now none of my users can download Microsoft word and xcel files the sites generates. According to Microsoft the following must be down. ...
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How to map URL to IP?

I'm completely ignorant when it comes to hosting. Suppose I have a web application up and running on IIS 6.0 locally, and then I publish it (somehow?) I assume the site will be accessible from http:/...
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IIS website resolve to IP

IIS newb. In IIS How do I get my website to resolve to an IP address as well as it's associated domain name? It currently resolves through the domain but I also need to able to view it via the IP.
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Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart?

Does installing PHP using the Microsoft IIS Web Platform Installer require a restart? I don't want downtime. But I don't want to manually install it either.
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Google Webmaster Tools says my XML sitemap “appears to be an HTML page”

We're running a lot of sites and we've started to get a lot of these errors in Webmaster Tools: Sitemap is HTML Your Sitemap appears to be an HTML page. Please use a supported sitemap format ...
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Several sub domains pointing to one folder. Fasthosts problem

I have a ASP.net website e.g. www.website.com. The idea is that you will go to the URL 'yourname.website.com' and my site will request the name from the sub domain, process it and change the content ...
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Can I get IIS to treat some .shtml files as .php files?

I want to be able to get IIS to interpret SHTML files (only in a specific directory) as PHP, and interpret the rest as SHTML. If so, then how?
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Unchecked read permissions for folder to password protect but now get 500(Internal Server Error)

I unchecked the read permissions for a folder I have on a Godaddy Windows shared host that I want password protected and it worked first time but since going back I get 500 (Internal Server) Error. ...
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Huge difference in visits/hits between IIS logs and google analytics

I use google analytics to monitor visitors access, and I am very happy with it, easy to use blabla, you name it :) Few days ago I copied IIS logs from website and used free/evaluation commercial log ...
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full environment for development and production web site [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? is there any hosting that gives you full environment for development and production web site including IIS,Sql server, ...
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Force hostname for request

I have a web server running Apache HTTPD 2.2 serving as a reverse proxy for my IIS 7.5 server. This worked fine, until I wanted to use OpenID (using DotNetOpenAuth). Since DotNetOpenAuth throws an ...
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Blogging platform for private/family blog? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am trying to setup a blog to be used for our family. This blog will not be open to the public and family members will ...
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Website Panel does it affect existing sites?

Has any one used Website Panel? Does it affect sites all ready running under IIS?
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Displaying the same page, no matter what URI

We have moved a webapplication and would like to display a message in the old IIS. Let's say that the application was in http://oldserver/appname/. How do I make sure that our moved.html is displayed ...
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aspnet_regiis -lk is not listing the site I need

I am trying to release a site to run under framework 4 on a server that also hosts framework 2 sites. By default the App has defaulted to framework 2, but when I try to change it's framework to 4 I ...
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URL Rewrite http to https EXCEPT files in a specific subfolder

I am trying to force all traffic on my web site to use HTTPS, using the URL Rewrite 2.0 module added to IIS 7.5. I got that working and now have a need to exclude a couple of pages from using SSL. So ...
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Will search engines reindex a page that has been set to redirect on to a newer site page?

We were asked by a client to change a website so that any pages/Urls we were hosting on an older site would now redirect to a newer site hosted somewhere else and a different domain name to boot. We ...
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Please explain some of the features of URL Rewrite module for a newbie

I am learning to use the IIS Rewrite module and some of the "features" listed in the page is confusing me. It would be great if somebody could explain them to me and give a first hand account of when ...
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Web page layout becomes broken when moved to live

I want to preface my question with the fact that I'm only a front-end web developer, so please excuse my gross lack of knowledge in this area. My company has three webservers: one for development (...