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What should you do differently when designing websites for an embedded web server

When designing a website to be accessed from an embedded webserver such as KLone, what do you need to do differently compared to a 'standard' web server. I'm talking about considerations at the front ...
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is there any way to change host for a website without suffering from downtime?

I have a website with DNS pointing to my hosting account at ns1.a.com and ns2.a.com I want to switch a hosting account (to ns1.b.com and ns2.b.com). However if I simply change the DNS the site will ...
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How can I point my site from my domain to another host?

I have websites running in a host & domain with the same company (CompanyA) Then I transferred some of my website (www.abc.com) to another domain company (CompanyB) My problem is www.abc.com can'...
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hosting website with video and audio conversion [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have created a website with audio and video conversion online and providing the output file via email or instant ...
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420 views

Where can I host / run periodically a ruby script for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Web hosting options for Ruby on Rails applications I need a ruby script I wrote to run periodically (everyday) but I dont want to run it on my computer, depending on it ...
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Getting my old domain name back from a hosting company

I want my old domain name but it is owned by some web hosting co in Japan, I can't understand their site. I don't know why they would want my name except that it is still very well indexed with lots ...
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Looking for a webhost that offers both Linux and Windows [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? To deploy my .NET web-application I need both Windows (for frontend) and Linux (for database) virtual servers (VPS). ...
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How does server connection speed affect website performance?

A web host I'm considering quotes their server connection speed for their basic package as '15Mb/s burstable.' They offer an upgrade to a more expensive package with a '35Mb/s burstable' speed. I ...
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Does using free webhosting affect a site's search ranking?

We have two sites, one which uses free hosting and one which uses paid hosting. The site with free hosting is taking a while to get indexed by Google, while the site with paid hosting was indexed ...
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Restrict access to directories hosting different sites

My hosting provider requires that my primary domain (let's call it example.com) points to my public_html root. I also own several other domains (let's call them exampleA.com and exampleB.com) that are ...
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Is it feasible to run a public-facing website from my home network?

I have to a get a very simple data entry website up and running. This website will be accessed by only a few people at a time (at most), but usually only one person, and not very frequently - maybe a ...
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How to put my web site online [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've developed a web site using symfony and wamp server on my pc and now I'd like to make it accessible to everyone on ...
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Auto backup website database using cpanel

Is there a way to automatically backup a website database, say once a month? I have cpanel and WHM running on all my shared hosting packages. It has a backup option but it's manual. Important info: ...
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What can a mac mini server do? Is it useful for starting up a home business?

The mac mini is a really appealing option to someone like me with little knowledge of servers. I am looking for a server that I can use for a small business, to: host websites, store company files and ...
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Can I host www.example.com/subpage on different machine?

If I am the owner of www.example.com that is hosted on one machine, is it technically possible to host www.example.com/subpage on different machine, with different IP?
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Switching hosting provider. Preserve emails?

We're looking to switch our domain and hosting provider to a company that gives a little more freedom and is less of a financial burden. However, we cannot afford to have any disruption to email ...
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I want to learn about servers, where should I start? [closed]

I am interested in learning how to run a server to host a website and provide me with email and all the other features hosting companies offer. I have read snippets from all over about different ...
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705 views

Nameserver Update and Gmail Account

I have a domain name with GoDaddy and I have my domain name setup with Google to receive email using that domain name (name@mydomain.com). Yesterday I bought a WinHost account and had to update the ...
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foobar.com working, but www.foobar.com not working?

I am setting up a web site for a client. She is using GoDaddy for domain registration, and a hosting company I have never used before. After setting up the nameservers on GoDaddy's side, the address ...
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Best Option for Creating A Small Church Website

I've been asked to create a website for a very small church. Given the limited budget and lack of technical staff, what is the best option for building a site that is low-cost (or preferably free) ...
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Is there any recommended windows web hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My plan is to deploy a web site based on Asp.net + MS SQL server. I am not familiar with the windows web hosting market. ...
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How can I prevent people from looking at a listing of files in parent directory if I haven't uploaded index.html? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I haven't uploaded index.html or index.php to my root directory. How can I prevent people from looking at a listing ...
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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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2 hosted domains = 2 websites?

I have a website hosted by a company and would like to add another, separate, website to the same account. The company offers 2 hosted domains, so does that mean this will be possible? I'm not sure ...
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Are there any risks involved in Hosting your website on free webhosts?

I am planning to host my collage project web site on any such free webhost, is it secure or are there any disadvantages or risks or security issues that i may experience if i go for free web-hosting? ...
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Need a host which supports OSQA [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Hi i'm looking to install OSQA and see how it goes I have a great niche which I think may work real well, but till I get ...
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external website storage

One of my clients is a business consultant, and stores powerpoint presentations on her website for conference attendees to download after a conference. There are 91 files totalling 111MB. I want to ...
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What kind of hosting web server / DB / infrastructure is need for high volume dating website?

I want to know what kind of infrastructure is need for a dating website developed in php/mysql. Consider a website like match.com and eharmony.com with millions of users. Users create their profile, ...
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How could a web developer go about offering free hosting to clients that buy a website?

Lots of web design companies offer a year free hosting service when purchasing a website. How do they offer this service? Do these companies use their own server to host sites or do they buy a years ...
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Free asp.net hosting for my college project [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am a student developing an asp.net website for my college project. I'd like to put it online for everyone to see. Are ...
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Are there any free webhosts who offer SMTP to an email on a separate domain?

I have written up a PHP script that sends form inputs to an email. However, the free webhost that I've tried could only send SMTP to a domain that you owned. I don't have one yet, and can only use ...
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Hosting blogs in tumblr and redirecting custom page

I've a blog hosted at tumblr (own domain). Before that, I was hosting my blog using wordpress. When I was using wordpress, my permalink is like <domain>/<year>/<month>/<date>/&...
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[BlogEngine.NET] Compression error

I have a blogengine.net website hosted on godaddy and I'm having issues when viewing it with Firefox and Chrome. On Firefox I get this error : Content Encoding Error The page you are trying to view ...
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Do hosting companies, usually, allow running custom made server software?

I am starting a new project that includes subscriber registration and emailing them daily. For my project I created a server application written in c#, a website written in PHP, and a database managed ...
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High quality/performance shared hosting (in northern Europe) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I work as a web developer on almost all levels. However, my typical customer is a 1-5 guys running some sort of ...
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I have a mobile app that produces lots of data and I wish to make it available to everyone

My app produces geo-spatial data which I can host on my servers, but I also wish to give this data away to the open data community, does any one know of a hosting organization where I can create a ...
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How do I host my website with another web hosting provider which is not the provider I registered domain name with?

Recently I registered for a domain name and bought it. I had failed to check their hosting plans first :(. They charge a lot for hosting a website. I am thinking of hosting it under some free web ...
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Does a Registrar forwarding your Domain to your hosting site url, violate Google AdSense TOS?

NameCheap offers to forward traffic to a url of your choosing, which is really handy if you are using a free web hosting service, and/or ever want to move to try another free host someday. However, I ...
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713 views

IIS 7.0 free hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? i'm looking for a a website that offers free hosting on IIS 7.0 or IIS 7.5 other than Somee. Does anyone know such a ...
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What exactly is a company like SoftLayer?

I found out hostgator has their servers hosted with softlayer. I wasn't aware there was another company involved. Can someone explain to me what's the role of a company like softlayer exactly and what ...
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How do I setup a permanent redirect from one domain to another?

I have a domain, say www.example.com which is redirected to a website built in Google Sites. I don't want different search engines treat example.com as a different site from www.example.com. How do I ...
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How to point a domain to another subdomain?

I'm really a newbie about this issues so excuse me if this is a rather dumb question, I'm trying to point a domain a client of mine bought to a sub-domain of mine, they're both from different ...
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How do I choose a web host with support for mysqli extension in PHP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have designed a website running in PHP and mySQL. And I used mysqli extension instead of the normal mysql extension in ...
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Where can I find good web hosting reviews?

I'm trying to choose a new hosting service for a WordPress blog, I've stumbled upon several services and most of them look good, so I was trying to find reviews from current user to see what they have ...
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MySQL server with website hosting with managed hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I work for a small business, and I am the "IT Department". I also happen to be a summer intern, so after I leave the ...
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What's the practical difference between dedicated and virtual private servers?

I understand the physical differences but in a practical sense, what will be the differences? Speed? I understand that I have full control over a virtual private server in a software aspect as with ...
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Best way to use static HTML + AJAX with Django

I'm working on a web app and decided that for the max amount of speed I'm going to make it a single page. Then load all the content via AJAX pulling the data from a Django app. My options as I see ...
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How do i Seperate WebHosting Space and Email Hosting Space

I have a VPS account from knownhost. I have clients who have their website hosting on my server. Some have subscribed 50MB, 100MB, 500MB or 1 GB as per their requirement. They are also allowed to ...
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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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How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host?

Client's domain is registered with GoDaddy where they have a mail-only plan at the moment. Now web hosting has been set up elsewhere and we need to point web service to the new host while retaining ...