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Is it a bad idea to start a forum on a shared web hosting server?

I'm launching a forum for foreigners in Taiwan. Right now, I don't have much money so I purchased a shared web hosting server at Dreamhost (The Happy Hosting Plan, which is around 9 US dollars a ...
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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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Blogger for a high trafic code blog [closed]

I have a code blog on a self hosted wordpress site and recently it's getting some high amounts of traffic (YAYYY!!). As the traffic is increasing i could opt for a bigger hosting plan which is an ...
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What are the options to gradually upgrade from shared hosting if the traffic to my site grows? [duplicate]

I have a site with php+mysql on shared hosting and it works well, has good traffic and I want to plan for the future when traffic to my site grows and shared hosting can't handle it. Since the code ...
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Avoiding downtime after DOS and change of IP

I have a small company designing, programing, and maintaining websites. I host my websites on a shared hosting plan (cpanel). I received an email 2 days ago that there was a DOS attack and the ...
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Hotmail accounts not receiving email from web server

I have a client with an ecommerce site. It's working fine but we realised that Hotmail accounts are not receiving emails from the site (eg: the receipt when someone orders a product). We tested by ...
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How to specify expiry to a (css/js) files of a website in a shared hosting?

I have read the other answers but all are based on editing the .htaccess file. Is there any way to set expiry without touching the .htaccess file?
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How to change document root of main domain in cPanel shared host?

I am in a shared host that I have basic cli access. Inside public_html/ I host several addon domains, each in its own dir. Is it possible to make my main domain's document root inside another folder ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

I heard that is important from a SEO perspective what other websites are hosted on the IP address on which my website is stored. Do other websites hosted on my server/VPS affect my search results in ...
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Changing the protocol to HTTPS shows a completely different website (I never even bought SSL)

When I am checking Google indexing of my site and I saw that https version show another site. My site: http://avse.edu.vn HTTPS version showing another site: https://avse.edu.vn/ What could be ...
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SEO scope for multiple domains hosting on the same IP address

I have multiple domains hosted on a shared hosting plan which provides a single IP address for all domains hosted. I want domains such as: www.plumbersinnewyork.com www.plumbersinwashington.com ...
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Can not having sha-256 encryption cause gmail to not work?

My website is on a shared host platform. For over five years I was able to send smtp email via gmail from server side script but it stopped working a few months ago and Google support says it is most ...
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How to install a Windows application on Shared Hosting?

So basically i am making a niche site and i want to add a video downloader into it where user adds the URL and downloads video in multiple formats. I have a Windows application of that video ...
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Installing database on reseller server so that it is available to resold accounts [duplicate]

I am looking into the possibility of starting a small scale web hosting business and starting with a resellers account to see how it goes. Most that I have come across on support MySQL, but I have ...
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Visiting website without nameservers

Context I am migrating a WordPress website from a Plesk server to a cPanel server. Before I change the nameservers to point to the new website, I would like to test that everything is ok (e.g., ...
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Multiple domains in one hosting account

Several hosting services allow you to host multiple domains within a single hosting plan or account. For example, for Namecheap's Value package [ https://www.namecheap.com/hosting/shared.aspx] allows ...
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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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How do I migrate mail from one shared hosting account to another?

My web-host suddenly decide to merge with another company and that move has left me in the lurch. I have two weeks till I can migrate my mail data over to another account. The only way that I can ...
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How to find how many concurrent connections per one pageview?

My web hosting provider has terms of services saying I can have only 20 concurrent connections. 1 page view = 1 concurrent connections or more? If 1 page view can have more concurrent connections ...
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How do I add multiple providers DNS to my domain for website replication and access?

Hello I have a website that I would like to keep online no matter what for that purpose I don't mind buying multiple webhosting packages. Its a small website in terms of size but not in terms of ...
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How to safely replace live site (without database) with staging site using Apache shared hosting?

I have a PHP website of around 20 pages without a database on shared hosting - it has quite a lot of forms and a significant amount of visits. I have a staging subdomain on the same server wherein I ...
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IIS Management Console doesn't see the share on other domain: Logon failure: unknown user name or bad password

Web server (W2008) is in domain1, I configured a web site to use a network share in domain2 with a username/password of domain2. I don't have admin rights on the NAS server but only on my share. there ...
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ssl subdomain shows content of main site but does not redirect url (wildcard cert)

I have a wildcard cert installed on my site *.pcgcp.ca which works beautifully, but when I go to my subdomain store.pcgcp.ca with HTTPS it shows the content of the main pcgcp.casite. I have contacted ...
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How to completely purge shared hosting account through cpanel?

I have a shared hosting account that I was using to check out various web applications (the account came with scriptaculo.us scripts that made for easy installation). In the end I had installed about ...
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How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account?

How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account for my domain name? The URL should look like this: www.example.com/blog/sme/abc-wxy-zdg or this: ...
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Best web hosting for photo blog sites with several photos and month visitors [duplicate]

What hosting provider would you recommend for photo blog sites with large / several photos upload as well as large traffic? The hosting must be able to: accommodate 10,000 - 50,000 monthly visitors ...
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Unable to locate phishing URL in CPanel file manager

I received an email from Google that there may be phishing pages on my website. Below are example URLs on my site which may be part of a phishing attack: ...
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Installing Apache Solr on EC2 instance and connecting it with shared hosting server

I have magento running on a shared hosting. Magento search functionality sucks so i wanted to install Apache Solr, but my shared hosting does not allow it. Is there any way I can install it on EC2 and ...
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Cannot restore account from cpmove backup

I hope some one can point me in the right direction here, I am trying to move a Cpanel account from a dedicated server to a small VPS however when I try to restore the account on the destination VPS I ...
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Does php-gd work with godaddy shared hosting

I was wondering if php-gd was working on godaddy linux shared hosting. I will need to handle photos to a minimum extent so I can resize profile pictures and pictures posted.
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My subdomains point to another website

While testing some stuff on one of my subdomains I noticed it was pointing to another website. Unfortunately this is happening with all my subdomains. To give out an example, let's say I have the ...
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How to delete a parent folder that holds php and html files

In my hosting structure I have website1, website2 etc. I made a mistake and placed my files and folders inside a folder called source while uploading them to the website1 folder. So now I'm stuck with ...
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Is my shared host skimping on memory? Should I switch hosts or try and decrease memory usage in my MVC app?

I am running a .NET MVC 4 site on a shared host and am getting frequent out of memory errors. They are most common after updating the web.config file and / or logging in. I suspect the host is ...
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Possible to leave proc_open() enabled on a shared host?

We are working on a PHP component that requires proc_open() for it to work. Because of this, we have trouble running on common shared hosts because proc_open() together with other functions like ...
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Way to easily host web app from multiple locations

I have a web app that is latency dependant, and I would like the app to be hosted from multiple locations so that there is low latency, specifically in the U.S. East, the U.S. West, and Europe. ...
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Any way to keep old email account passwords when transferring to a new shared server hosting package?

I am transferring a site from shared server A to shared server B via FTP (no command line access on shared servers). I have copied the /mail directory over and can recreate the email accounts on the ...
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Host File method not working on HostGator site

I am transferring a WP site to a HostGator shared server account. I have everything set up but want to test the site before I propagate the domain name. To do this I want to alter my Host File to ...
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Other websites' content accessible through own domain in shared hosting?

I have a website in a shared hosting environment. Recently I found out that I can load other websites' contents using my own domain through URLs like mysite.com/~othersite/. This has resulted in ...
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Where should webhosting be located when focusing on the US and EU markets?

I want to build a website with focus on the US and EU markets; and customers. Where should the hosting be located for such a case so the website does not suffer high loading time? (Do not include ...
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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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1and1: Unable to host an external domain

I'm sorry if this isn't the right place for this question, but I'm presently having difficulties with my hosting provider (1and1). Two weeks ago, two of my clients bought hosting from them on my ...
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Dreamhost Shared Hosting - Increase post_max_size

I am using Dreamhost shared hosting running PHP 5.4 and I am trying to increase the file upload limit to 1 GB. I try to achieve that by using .user.ini and putting the following: upload_max_filesize ...
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What is 'hitnodes.php' on a GoDaddy shared hosting server?

At my company, our website is hosted with GoDaddy's shared hosting service. I was tidying up the html folder today and noticed a file called hitnodes.php which I hadn't noticed before. It was only 16 ...
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Checking security on a shared hosting server [closed]

I am in the process of testing different hosting shared servers and I am very concerned about the security of the server. Thats why I would like to ask for advice on how to do to determine whether a ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

I have an online presentation to do next week and I have it all ready to go. The website is HTML and CSS only (no DB), and currently resides on my shared hosting account. Now, although my shared ...
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What are the best hosting for big websites/forums? [duplicate]

I bought a Deluxe hosting plan at Godaddy years ago to host my websites. Recently I decided to move one of the websites to a new host, so I have bought a new Deluxe plan for that website (which is a ...
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For shared hosts using CloudLinux, what is the difference between Entry Processes and Total Processes?

I have searched a lot to find the difference between "Entry Processes" and the "Total Allowed Processes"... Here is the problem: I found a shared web hosting provider that says that the number of ...
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cPanel PHP open_basedir warning to root directory - Any solution?

I am currently hosting a simple multi-tenancy service on cPanel shared hosting, where customers who signed up will have a subdomain, directory and a database dynamically assigned to them (via XMLAPI): ...
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Where to host Chaturbate like websites? [duplicate]

I have two questions regarding hosting livecam broadcasting websites: What is your advice for where to host sites like this? What are the hosting requirements? I need to build a "clone" of ...
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multiple shared hosting accounts hosting different subdomains of same addon domain?

I have two shared hosting accounts, each with limited storage space: HostingAccountA with 'PrimaryDomainA', and HostingAccountB with 'PrimaryDomainB'. A negligible amount of storage is being used ...