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Web hosting service with support for HTTPS, HSTS, HPKP [duplicate]

Currently, I have my website deployed on a private server, but I'm looking to move to a "real" web hosting service to better serve my readers. I kind of believe in good encryption on the web. ...
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Can domains be owned by an organization?

Can domains be owned by an organization? For example: A group that has meetups across the state and people are constantly coming and going from the group. They don't want one single person to ...
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website is not working Error 110 [on hold]

error shows unable to send data.sometimes it shows error 110.like that Error 110: Connection timed out.It is hosted on nayatel, they are saying no problem from our side.
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VPS solution for simple node.js app? [on hold]

I have made a simple 2 player puzzle game using node.js and I want to test it live with real players. Since node.js can't be used on shared web hosting I am considering using Heroku or purchasing a ...
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Is there an alternative to .htaccess?

Is there an alternative to .htaccess, in case the webhoster disabled the use of .htaccess files? I can set some PHP variables and headers inside the PHP files but how can I perform actions like ...
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Specific to French laws - Does an HDS web hoster work like a normal web hoster with more security?

I was unsure where I should ask my question as this is an international site, but I figured out here would be best. I'm currently in an internship in a company where we use "gandi.net" as web hoster ...
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How to make sure no one buys a specific domain?

I'm currently working on a website and I already know what the domain should be. I searched Godaddy and the name is available but I think not for long because it's a catchy name. However, I hesitated ...
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Over 30% of my web site traffic is mistaken foreign traffic. How can I minimize SEO damage (bounce rates, context, audience relevance)?

Despite owning my .com domain name for almost twenty years, a new Indian TV show with the same name as my domain is entering its second season, and I can't figure out how to mitigate the damage. ...
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18 views

Unable to access shared server space with IP and modified host file (FTP is fine)

I've set up a new shared server space (standard LAMP stack). I've been able to FTP to it using the IP address, but cannot access it through the browser, eg: https://103.xxx.xx.xx/~username I get a ...
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creating an archive/snapshot of a wordpress site — how?

I help to run a 15 year old site which is powered by wordpress (along with various kinds of legacy static content). The site has probably 20,000 wordpress posts. The main site administrator wants to ...
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Hosting website by yourself [duplicate]

I own a website and it's hosting plan will expire in 3 months so I was thinking to host it by myself at home. I went on some website and found this is technically possible. I am not sure what should I ...
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1answer
675 views

Godaddy Server location?

I recently changed my Godaddy shared hosting's location from US to a Europe based data center. After the migration I looked up the new server's IP and it's based in the US too. ("Arizona - Scottsdale ...
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27 views

Github pages custom domain automatic redirects not working with HTTPS version

I'm using github-pages to host my website www.prahladyeri.com. In my github-pages repo, I've configured CNAME file to point towards www.prahladyeri.com. Now, as per these docs, the transition should ...
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Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

Suppose I have example.com and the nameserver I'm using is the one from the hosting server where I'm hosting the main site, say mainhosting.com. Now suppose I add a new subdomain e.g. bla.example.com ...
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Wix Causing Redirect Issues for WP-Admin

My company's first site was on wix.com. We're now switching to WordPress, and it's caused issues. So basically how we have it, is we bought our domain, and we were redirecting it to our wix site. ...
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What is CPU minutes (Web Hosting)?

When I ask a support from a web hosting company I receive this part. You can use up to 300+ CPU minutes without causing any issues What is the meaning of CPU minutes? How it calculate?
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How to upload site to specific subpage

I have two sites. One I created in Adobe Muse and uploaded it to randomdomain.com through FileZilla. The other was created outside of Adobe Muse, and has its own CSS stylesheets and PHP code. I want ...
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1answer
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Is it normal for webhosts to increase hosting price drastically after the first year?

I signed up with a web host a year ago and remember paying only around $15 for the year at the time. Probably less. Now my renewal is coming up and they want to charge me nearly $40 per year. They ...
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Our full website is loaded into another domain name [duplicate]

We found our website pdi is loaded into another website sjecy. What ever the changes i made in pdi is reflected immediately in to sjecy. What could be the reason for doing this kind of ...
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20 views

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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1answer
26 views

How to transfer my email from one provider to another [closed]

I'm currently hosting my email on 123-reg. I want to improve my email service but I'm at a loss about three things: Which email provider to use. Zoho mail / Google mail for business? Or any other? ...
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Help with server hostname

I have bought a domain, let's call it example.net. I am setting up a CentOS 6 home server with CentOS Web-Panel. I am planning to host at least one site from this domain, possible 2 if I can use sub-...
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Which VPS is best ? SSD VPS or HDD VPS? [duplicate]

Some years back when I began working in the SSD VPS business I didn’t recognize what an “area name” is, yet what a SSD is. It was two years prior when I first found out about SSD and I’m almost ...
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One domain on 2 locations

I have a site called abc.com. Can I host it on 2 locations? Can I put it on a server in USA (IP1) and a server in Japan (IP2) and create A record to point the record to the 2 IP addresses?
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How to find the folder in a host server with its name starts with a “~”?

For example: http://my-domain/~service In this case, I couldn't find a "~service" folder or file in the server but the url does work, which is very weird.
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How to upload data to a website on 000webhost? [closed]

I had designed my own autoliker script and everything is ready but I am unable to upload Zip file. I had chosen Free web hosting service "000webhost.com", as my moto is make everything without ...
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Bulletproof hosting and protection in case of server crash/attack [duplicate]

I want to move my blog (wordpress) to really good hosting. I'm afraid of server crash, because it has happened for me in the past, and I've lost a lot in SEO because of that. So could you please tell ...
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Hosting for large PHP/WordPress sites [duplicate]

Im an admin for couple of sites. Some sites are quite big and we need a good hosting plan (and an honest one). Currently we have, on all sites combined, around 2000-3000 concurrent users. Most sites ...
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15 views

How to link a domain to a xammp server [duplicate]

I have a domain (sid-tech.tk) and I have a pc running xampp. My question is how to link a domain to a xampp server. I know how to link a domain to an online host, such as 1freehosting.com. You use ...
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What's the best way to transfer a domain to a new hosting provider? [duplicate]

I'm currently in the process of converting all my hosted domains from Coldfusion to PHP (mainly because PHP is so much cheaper to host). I'm fully aware of how to transfer files, dbs, etc. and how to ...
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1answer
38 views

Unknown files appearing in my website 404 error page list without a referring URL

I've been seeing lots of entries in my 404 error page lists in my shared hosting account, which are attempts to hit sub URLs on my 'static' website, such as (usually with no referring URL): /\xef\xbf\...
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Free web hosting with python script [duplicate]

I plan to display my Python script run result to share with others. thus, I plan to do a android apps and also a websites. I have use Pythonanywhere to run my python script and send my result to MYSQL....
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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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How can I check if my hosting provider blocked outbound traffic to some IP's?

I have a website powered by WordPress and I am using MailChimp with the official WP plugin. I know this plugin works as its very popular and it works on my other hosting account but not on this site. ...
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27 views

downloading a community website on own server

I have a mobile community website on wapka and now I wish to set up own server. But wapka have no options regarding this. How can I download whole website, users, pictures with same features on my ...
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E-mail failure notice greylisted by CYREN

I am having some problems with e-mail and I hope somebody could explain me on which side is the problem. Last 14 days I received 2 rejected messages. I am not sure if the problem is on my hosting side ...
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Does it matter if a site lives in a subdirectory instead of the root folder?

We built a (wordpress) site at the root directory of www.website.com, and then another company built a new version of the site at www.website.com/dev . While they were building it they accidentally ...
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What CDN features are the most important when picking a CDN provider?

Price and a number of PoP's surely do matter. But if I was after choosing one CDN provider out of 10 similar ones, what CDN features would be the most important? Which ones do really matter for ...
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Reasonably priced and reputable .NET Windows web hosting [duplicate]

I'm looking for basic, but reputable and reasonably priced Windows web hosting for my personal website. Does anybody know of any decent services?
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Web hosting at Hostingdude.com - Configuring Zone File Record

I registered an offsite Domain name 'pprs.org.pk' almost few weeks ago and added it to my account via 'add off-site DNS'. I followed the 'Add Off-Site DNS' guide available in 'Help Center' section ...
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Will deleting font files make my website run faster even if it causes multiple (and more) zero byte requests for the missing files?

I have a file that is part of my website template with a size of 55.8 kb. I want to lean down my website and make it run faster. I can prevent that file from loading by deleting it. When that happens,...
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My website hosted on GoDaddy and it is not visible

I recently signed up for GoDaddy web hosting, the domain registrar is still BlueHost. Anyways, I uploaded the content of my website to GoDaddy but I can't see anything when trying to view through ...
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How do you redirect a Google Apps for Business domain to another website?

I have a web address (www.example.com) which I bought through Google Apps for Business. Currently the web address shows "page not found". I want to forward it to another external site such that when ...
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2answers
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Rebuild and host new version of a website without access to where it is currently hosted

I have a client that wants their website rebuilt. They say the web developer you made the original website left and can no longer be contacted. All I have to go on is the domain name with no login ...
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Please clarify me about admin-ajax.php? [closed]

Someone know What is "admin-ajax.php" and its function and how it works. Please explain me if any one have fine description about it.
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How to show my brand on whoishostingthis.com?

You guys must have heard about whoishostingthis.com. If you type any URL it will let you know whose the hosting provided of that website. I am wondering how can I do this for my agency. I have white ...
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DNS resolves my hostname to 2 different IP's back and forth within minutes

We recently switched webhosts from Databse Mart to Liquid Web. This weekend we updated the name servers with our registrar and about 48 hours later, we saw our new site on insidestl.com. Now, a day ...
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My new setup website Directs to /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi [duplicate]

I have many domains set up in cPanel. I just added a new website and it keeps directing me to /cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi. Why?? Please can you explain why this is happening and how to solve it?
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Does using the same mail and web server increases risk of DDos due to IP exposure?

I use the same server for sending my emails and web hosting.I send user registration and support forum mails from my server and occasional marketing mails or newsletters. I read on a cloudflare blog ...
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What are some hosting providers that are PHP 7 Ready? [duplicate]

I am creating a list of all providers that are supporting PHP from ages and currently migrated to PHP 7. So the simple question is, how many of the hosting providers we have onboard that are providing ...