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Multiple Host Effect on SEO?

I am running the primary portion of my website on Google App Engine and using that to generate about 30% of the actual pages on the website and then I am using WordPress to run the Updates section ...
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Dedicated Hosting 101

I've been running small websites for years, but recently developed a site that is attracting more traffic than expected. My shared web hosting provider has warned me that this is causing a high load ...
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IIS isn't propagating domain

I called GoDaddy and verified my settings for the two IPs as follows. ns1.asezo.com = xx.xx.xx.15 ns2.asezo.com = xx.xx.xx.16 Then I set the NAMESERVERs of asezo.com to the ns1/ns2 above, which ...
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How to map a domain to a website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host? I am using Network solutions. I would like to point my domain to a website. I have both the ...
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Why am I getting cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi coming up when I browse my webpage?

I've recently set up a website with a smaller hosting company. The plan has a dedicated IP. They sent me emails to say it's all set up, but now their support channels are all unresponsive even though ...
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Can I get JSP/ JSF hosting in shared hosting plans?

I want to use JSF with Facelets/JSP in my website. Can I get Java hosting in shared hosting plans ? I want to re-develop a company website for my client. Currently the website uses PHP & is ...
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Managed hosting for Java websites?

What is a good managed hosting service for server side Java code which uses Tomcat servers? I want something that is like Heroku (for Ruby), Gondor (for Python), no.de (for node.js). I know there is ...
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I can't find my backup for the cpanel in whm/cpanel

The Problem: I have made a complete backup from the cpanel for the whole home folder. I have placed this folder in the default home directory. Thereafter, i tried to restore this file from the WHM, ...
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Delivering a web application to the client? [closed]

A company I am working with built a web application that can be useful for many businesses. My question is what is the best way to deliver such an application? Option 1: 'Install' it on their ...
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Direct-Linking file hosting? [closed]

Hello I'm developing a project, and I need to know is there a file hosting which support direct links to txt, zip? I have tried some free hosting sites, but all I do is get 403 forbidden when trying ...
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Would it be possible to build a client portal on Squarespace6?

I'm helping a family member set up a site which will need to include a secure client portal, providing access to documents and a simple database. I have been encouraging them to go with a more ...
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Using Local Network Users in MacOS X to customise access to webpages

Is it possible to use Mac OS local network users in a web application to be able to show/hide some pages according to users privileges?
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Image CDN with API?

My company uses flickr and picasa web albums as poor man's content delivery networks (CDN) for image hosting, but I'm curious if anyone has any recommendations on any other services that might be ...
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Is ignoring clients data during an automatic upgrading acceptable?

I recently faced a deletion of my calendar and notes data inside a third party application ( Horde ) on my online space. When I told the web hosting provider they replied that they were doing an ...
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Using another domain with Google App Engine

I'm trying to change my google app engine domain (domain.appspot.com) to the domain I bought from 1&1.com (mydomain.com). I went into the google app engine settings and added the domain. After ...
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Need help with DNS. Registrar is NS, Web Site at WinHost, Email at eHost

Need help moving a web site for a client, which I will call ClientABC. The web site is ClientABC.com, which is hosted at Rackspace, with their email hosted at eHost. We are transferring the site from ...
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Reputable web host in mainland China? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? We currently have a rather poorly set up Windows 2003 box with little to no support based in Shanghai; with no ...
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How often does Dreamhost change IP Addresses

So I just migrated our site to dreamhost because they are free for non-profits. However, right after I switched the nameservers over to them they changed the IP address of the site. So first they ...
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DMCA in Europe - EUCD?

There is a site to where I need to send a takedown notice. However, this site is hosted in Europe with an offshore hosting company that says clear in its TOS that they will not do anything if they get ...
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Dedicated server: managed hosting or manage it myself?

We're currently hosting a number of sites on a self-managed dedicated server. Some companies, however, offer a managed dedicated server hosting service. They offer: Roughly the same server spec ...
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What's the canonical process for backing up a website? [closed]

This is going to sound terrible, but bear with me. I currently have a cron job that does a mysql dump, a git add all and commit, and a git push to bitbucket. I set this up almost a year ago, when I ...
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Best Automatic Backup Solution Options?

I have a VPS with WiredTree.com in which I have access to WHM. I'm looking for a good backup solution where I can do the following things Backups both the Database and Files Allow me access to the ...
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Are there any hosting solutions for a reverse proxy?

I'm looking for a reverse proxy to get around the Great Firewall of China. Is there a service where I can point my DNS to their servers, and choose a site to proxy from? If not, what is the cheapest ...
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How to include content from remote server while keeping that content secure

I am hosting collection of videos, for which I retain the copyright, on a file server that I'd like to share with family and friends. When a user visits my file server via a web browser they are ...
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Hide from google while developing

I will be building a (wordpress) web site. While I am developing, other team members will be pushing content. I'd like to have it hidden from google while under development. It will be hosted on ...
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Use Google Apps mail with website on a separate web host

We've bought a domain through the free Google Apps service and use the Gmail account provided. I'm thinking of hosting our own site on a separate web host, but emails sent to our domain might be ...
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Does the period of hosting impact website rankings on search engines?

Does the period of hosting impact website rankings on search engines? If so, what should be the minimum period one should host?
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linode.com/slicehost.com/vps.net what to chose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for a new VPS for http://hotelpublisher.com. At the moment it is either linode.com, slicehost.com or ...
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Alternatives to DirectAdmin?

I'm currently using Direct Admin and quite happy with it, however feel it is a bit overpriced, and as I'm adding a new server, wanted to see if there are any other tools I should consider?
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http request terminating early

I noticed that on some of my sites, images were occasionally not getting downloaded fully. After a bit of investigation it appears that it is not restricted to images - .css, .js etc were also ...
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Recommanded cloud/cdn for my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Currently we are using Cloudflare (Business) and it's great, except that our website is crushing for around 1 minute ...
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What does it mean that hosting ToS DOESN'T allows HOTLINKS and WHY is it like that? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Hotlinking: what is it, and why shouldn’t people do it? Free hosting services often doesn't allow to use hotlinks. I'm not sure if I understand it well and what is the ...
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Photo management utilities

I'm about to develop a web site for a new client. It's not going to be very intense, but one requirement is that, if possible, the client wants to be able to manage the photo gallery themselves. ...
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Hide folder names or such?

Okay, I have a cpanel account with unmetered everything (pay a bit per month), so I wanna host my forum on it etc I have the domains as lets say money.com wordpress.com forum.com As I'll have to ...
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How steep is the learning curve when moving from shared (cPanel) webhosting to a VPS (e.g. Linode)?

In all shared hosting environments, one can be agnostic to the running OS. What happens in the case of Linode? I know it allows pretty flexible Linux installations, but for starters, besides choosing ...
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Prioritize webhost for a domain?

I have a sub domain( I do not own the domain) but using Cpanel I am able to set A, NS, Cname records for a sub domain. What I want to do is to associate the subdomain with two webhost and prioritize ...
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Hosting multiple client website on single hosting account

I'm WebDesigner and I have currently only a few clients for making website. I've unlimited hosting account and I want to host their websites in my account without reseller account (actually it is not ...
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How to host a single website on multiple servers?

I'm planning on releasing an iOS app that downloads video from my server. If hundreds of people on the launch day try to do this, then my website and the services that my server provides will clearly ...
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how can I change cpanel default page to index.php / index.html

I have created a new domain and uploaded index.html to public directory. but it isnt displaying and cpanel default page is displaying instead. how can I change the same??
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Hosting a website on multiple servers?

Say I have a Wordpress site that is hosted on a linux box and I want to add an entirely new piece of functionality using asp.net. Would it be possible to host the new asp.net portion of the site on a ...
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How to host a simple website using a domain name I own

I'm familiar with hosting webapps when I'm doing "the whole shebang" of installing / configuring / setting up Apache/Tomcat/PostreSQL / "coding" the website myself using HTML / JSP / CSS etc. on ...
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What is the current legal status of magnet links?

Prelude: I develop a cloud service which could be described as dropbox meets torrents and as side effect it enables distribution of arbitrary content via magnet links. Certain amount of magnet links ...
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Web hosting for Israeli visitors

I developed a version of a client's main website in Hebrew. Most of the Hebrew site visitors will be coming from Israel. My server is fast in the States but sluggish in Israel (per some ping testing). ...
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Hosting media on separate server than web server

Basically I have a website hosted by a web hosting company which I have limited access to (ftp upload etc). I have a home server which I use to record and store audio files. Is there an elegant way or ...
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How do Search Engines Segment Against Locale?

Assume I run a multi-lingual website. If I had a Spanish section, it should be included in Spanish-segmented search engines such as Google Spain Google Peru Google El Salvador and excluded in the ...
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I am the Webmaster now. Where do I start? [closed]

I just changed jobs and will soon be in charge of a custom-built ASP.NET CMS and website for a fairly large corporation with global offices. I have IT and developer FTE resources available to me but ...
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Redirecting 2 or more domains to same hosting server

I have domains A.com, A.co.in and A.in Purchased from site X. I have a hosting space/account purchased from site Y, which has provided me with 2 DNS entries that is to be replaced in the account at ...
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Do I need to physically host my website in separate countries for SEO?

I run an ecommerce store that is hosted in Ireland, and ranks ok with google.ie The market for this comapny is the Republic of Ireland and the UK. Is it beneficial for me to have a UK hosted ...
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There is website Service for unavailable domains?

I have few domains, I don't want to use it on my website and I want to redirect different server, says site not available. I would be happy if I can set different message for every domain.
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why does my domain always get mapped to the naked domain flavor?

I am trying to understand why does my website always get redirected to the naked domain version of it. For e.g.: www.example.com gets redirected to example.com I purchased my domain name from ...