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URL Alias not working in Apache with Redmine [duplicate]

This is a follow-up to my original post here because I got no answer there. The problem is that the request is being routed to Redmine despite the fact that Apache has an Alias for it. Anybody have ...
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How to filter GET requests with Nginx, keep getting 504 after [GET] “/manager/html”

I was recently unable to reach my website, receiving a 504 time-out error instead. I checked the logs and found a GET request for /manager/html. I realize this was a failed attempt to reach a control ...
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Index file not loading automatically for Alias in Virtual Host

I have the following virtual host setup: RailsBaseURI / <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName mydomain DocumentRoot /usr/share/redmine/public Alias /evaluation /home/user/evaluation/ ...
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SEO for filename of images that are uploaded using Ruby on Rails

I'm use RoR 3.2 and carrierwave gem for upload images. I want will do SEO optimization for uploaded images filenames. For example I have model Car(attributes: :id, :name, :avatar(carrierwave image ...
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Website hosting and deployment [closed]

I'm relatively new to Web Development especially when it comes to infrastructure. I have AngularJS application build and served by brunch.io locally. It uses rails-api JSON data. I'd like to ...
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How to manage a site trying out different technologies?

I'm a complete newbie to web hosting. I only have programming skills, but I'd like to acquire a domain. Then I'd even like to have the chance to manage different technologies for hosting web sites ...
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Is it possible to grant access to a folder in a SVN server using SVN's API?

I need to develop a web application (Using any language but I'm familiar with Frameworks Symfony2 and Rails), that is able to grant access to a user to a determined folder on another server on the ...
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Why does Google report a soft 404 when I redirect to the signup page?

In the last month, I've got an increased number of "soft 404" errors reported by Google webmaster tools which actually work well for users. Configuration (maybe useless): I have a website built ...
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Perl script rendered in browser as code through symlink - fine when accessed directly

I have a Rails 4 app that has some views that post to Perl cgi scripts. The perl scripts are accessed via a symbolic link to a folder called "cgi-bin". When I navigate to a perl script through the ...
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Segment subdomains with Google Analytics?

So, when a website has multiple subdomains: www.example.com foo.example.com bar.example.com What is the best way to use Google Analytics to segment the data? I would prefer have access to 'All ...
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Linux Mint 15 + Rails with Apache/Passenger

I am only beginner and try to understand how to configure apach web-server for my RubyOnRails app. I have linux, installed apache2, passenger and apache2-module for passenger. While installing i got ...
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Advice scaling website [duplicate]

We could use advice on a scaling/ops issue. We have a simple website that runs on Rails 3.2.12 and uses MongoMapper instead of ActiveRecord. There is one database call that sporadically performs ...
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Ruby on Rails - Passenger Nginx - 403 Forbidden

I've been searching for an answer for a long time now so I'll just try here... I'm trying to get an Ruby on Rails application running with passenger and nginx but I'm getting 403 forbidden when I'm ...
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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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Guide to migrating live Ubuntu server [duplicate]

Does anyone know of a good guide for migrating from one Ubuntu server to another. I am going to move the home of my live ruby on rails application and I need to have as little down time as possible, ...
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Testing the application

We are nearing finish of the web application done in RoR (it is Social website). I am not RoR person, I am just JS/Jquery side. All of us do not have much experience with big applications, and this ...
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What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
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Installing Ruby on Rails without access to command line

I'm VERY new to this whole web dev thing but I can program and I liked Ruby when I used it before. Now, I've got web hosting and a domain and a site on there that's currently ran under Joomla but ...
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Free open source feature request web site platform?

I am looking for a web platform where people can submit feature requests for software. Visitors should be able to up-vote feature requests, in order for software developers to see the most popular ...
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is it possible to use photobucket api in my rails application for twitter [closed]

I am wondering if its possible to use photobucket api in my rails twitter application to upload photos. is there any gem to do this or i need to do it by digging through Photobucket? Please suggest. ...
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Can't get heroku site updated on custom domain

I have hosayif.com registered at GoDaddy, and I set up a cname for rails.hosayif.com to point to my heroku app at sharp-meadow-6535.herokuapp.com. I set this up with a previous app, and it worked. I ...
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Migrating Ruby on Rails website to new server (Linux)

I have an existing website that is a Ruby on Rails project. I have another server I need to transfer the existing website too. The server I wish to transfer too was originally hosting the website so ...
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SSL is not enabled in Heroku

Since Heroku has integrated the piggybank_ssl addon by default, trying: heroku addons:add piggyback_ssl or heroku addons:add ssl:piggyback results in: ! This add-on is now a standard ...
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What are the required skills to bulid a online book editor? [closed]

I want to build a website for a printing company. My plan for this website is to offer a online book editor system for users to upload photos, choose the layout, type some text, put some stamp or ...
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Restricting crawler activity to certain directories with robots.txt

I would like to use robots.txt to prevent indexing of some parts of my website. I want search engines to index only the / directory and not search inside my controllers. In my robots.txt, I have ...
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Everything needed to run a high-traffic web site

I'm an experienced front-end web developer, while my back-end experience has occurred only within the context of Drupal. Basically, the deeper things go into the back end, the more inexperienced I am. ...
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Hosting rails sites; vps or shared, and how much ram? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have 3 rails sites to launch, all of which are fairly small and consisting of a custom cms, one with an online ...
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Hosting for a Ruby on Rails application [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web hosting options for Ruby on Rails applications I am a Ruby on Rails developer and I am planning to purchase an hosting space in order to publish my web application ...
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Ruby on Rails and HTML created websites

My question is simply this: If I use Dreamweaver to create the website layout, but I need to use Ruby on Rails software to create a webservice (SSH included) will the HTML and Ruby conflict with each ...
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SMTP server to deliver mail to Rails app, how?

all, this is my first question and I hope I chose the right place to post it. Here's what I need help with: I've been looking for this all day and I'm having a hard time finding a SMTP mail server ...
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How can I allow search engines to index my invite only website in ruby on rails?

I have a ruby on rails website that will be in invite-only mode for the next couple of months. Currently I have it set up so visits to any page performs an authentication: before_filter ...
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Streaming audio from a webpage

I want to be able to stream audio from another webpage through mine, but i do not know how to find the url for each audio file located on a separate webpage. It would also be extremely helpful to do ...
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Yahoo media player not working with Ruby on rails

I have a yahoo media player embedded in my webpage. I am currently using Ruby on Rails to create/edit my web page. When i click the play button next to a track the YMP waits a while and then goes to ...
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Running into problems hosting a website on Heroku

I'm starting to learn more on the back-end scale of programming. Recently I started up Heroku for the second or third time. This time I actually installed the Git update to my Mac and installed ...
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Recaptcha statistics

Of late recaptcha images have become excessively difficult to decipher. Is there any way to get analytics on unsuccessful attempts before a successful one for your website? I'm pretty certain the ...
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what redirect do i use?

I have a hosted rails application that gives every account a sub domain eg company.hosted_site.com I have pointed our customers own domain to their subdomain via a A record and a cname so it looks ...
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Suggestions on Website Development [closed]

I am a novice programmer in Website development. Just to get some experience, I am interested to try the following things: Have my own personal website Build some Ruby on Rails project for Web ...
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To WWW or not to WWW

I'm getting ready to deploy my Rails app. Currently whether you browse to it using www.domain.com or just domain.com you get the same site. I'm pretty new at this, so I'm looking for some wisdom from ...
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Hidden form and SEO

I'm using hidden forms, to collects some statistics. Will it have any penalty from search engines ? Update 1: I'm collecting some statistics, based on user interaction with my website. For example, ...
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Speed up Heroku (small) app

I want to speed up my Heroku app, should I add an extra Dyno or the first Worker? Thanks.
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My site will not process Credit Cards [closed]

Authorized.net was processing my credit card purchases until the end of Feb. As of 3/1/2011 they no longer will process electronic cigarette transactions. Processing network told us we would have a ...
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Google webmaster Verification failed

I have a site created by Ruby on Rails. I had successfully verified the site with Google Webmaster Tools some months ago. However, recently Webmaster Tools has been asking me to verify my site. I ...
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Can someone explain the true landscape of Rails vs PHP deployment, particularly within the context of Reseller-based web hosting (e.g., Hostgator)?

Currently, I have a reseller account with the company HostGator. I design websites, which up until now have occasionally been wrapped in Wordpress CMSs and the like (PHP applications). I then sell ...
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Help deploying using Capistrano to HostGator

My company uses HostGator to host our web sites, and I'm having a heck of a time figuring out what my final steps are to get a functioning RoR app up there. I've got all the way up to configuring ...
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Recomendation of Ruby on Rails hosting [duplicate]

Duplicate: Web hosting options for Ruby on Rails applications Hi, We're looking for a good Ruby on Rails hosting. Basically we need the following features: Unlimited disk space and ...
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What is the best and cheapest CMS for an E-Commerce site?

My client needs a site customers can use to pay the membership fees and join. It should also track when old members need to pay again. There are some members that will not want to pay online and they ...
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Web hosting options for Ruby on Rails applications

What hosting options exist for Rails applications? The goal of this community wiki question is to get a feel for: what options are available advantages/disadvantages/cost of each overall opinion of ...
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How to register a domain for a beginner? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to register a domain for a beginner? I've never registered a .com , .net like domain before, and I would like to do some research before doing so. I currently have ...
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PHP framework to use on GoDaddy host with no shell access

I'm a Ruby-on-Rails developer but am trying to develop a site to run on a GoDaddy Economy hosting account. This means I don't have Ruby and Rails available so I've decided to go with PHP 5 since the ...
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My site crashes Internet Explorer!

When I try to open my site on IE (development, environment, or online), it crashes every time. This is my server readout upon entering the home page (it actually crashes on any page view after this): ...