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What are the consequences of leaving a domain name's TTL value low

My host recommends lowering the TTL value of my domain prior to making DNS changes and then suggests that I should raise them after changes are finsihed. What are the negative consequences of leaving ...
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How to make so that a first domain name redirects to second one but the URL displays the first domain name?

I have first domain name registered with some domain name registrar, for which I don't have web hosting account, only dns hosting. I have second domain name registered with godaddy, with web hosting ...
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Shared versus VPS versus Cloud?

Short form: I'm trying to decide between shared, VPS, and cloud hosting for a few Django webapps. Long form: I'm currently hosting around half-dozen sites (a mix of Django and PHP) on two ...
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Has anyone used WebFaction hosting for large traffic websites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm a point where I'm needing to move a large traffic website off of MediaTemple Grid Server (it's maxing out the ...
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change the static IP address to domain name

I have a static IP and hosted my site in this.Working fine. But I want to change the URL name (static IP) to a domain name. I have one domain name already registered. I have http://xx.xx.xx.xx/ but I ...
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Do all US providers refuse issuing a separate IPv4 address for a separate website?

My provider told me that they cannot give us a separate IP address for a separate website. I understand that they could give us one where an existing address absolutely cannot be reused, like if we ...
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2answers
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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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Does it matter where a server's physical location is?

I am located in the UK, and most of my clients are also in the UK. However. I find some of the products available in the US to be easier to use. I won’t name specific companies, but the price and ...
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Redirecting domain from one web host to another

First time I've ever had to redirect a domain from one web host to another. I'm not moving the domain registration as the domain is due to be renewed soon so don't want to risk any complications. ...
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1answer
202 views

Can I restart my WordPress site without using a different domain name?

I'm getting problems with crawling my site in Google Webmasters Tools. I'm seeing weird URLs that end with my domain, like: /tag/sugar/www.k2ost.com /tag/melody-day/www.k2ost.com and also like ...
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2answers
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Getting access to website files without access to the hosting account

I have been asked if I can rectify a 403 error on www.kirrawe.com.au. The site was developed and hosted by another web developer who can no longer be contacted. I have been in contact with the ...
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2answers
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How to dynamically change the host URL? [duplicate]

I have two websites, say a.com and b.com. a.com is on a paid hosting service, and b.com is on 000Webhost. 000Webhost crashes sometimes, and my site b.com becomes unreachable. So is there any way ...
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Changing web hosting companies

I currently have a website with a company who I am not happy with. I have managed to do my own website on a website building company. How do I get that website onto my current domain? What ...
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2answers
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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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Web hosting on another continent?

My client from the US wants to have a website for Australian users. I am wondering if the web host really needs to be in Australia for this site. Does it really make any difference compared to having ...
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Only I can access my hosted website! [closed]

Problem Background I have bought a domain from bigrock.com and hosted website on their server. Initially, I was not able to access my site with its name e.g.: www.sitename.com, but it was ...
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Domain mapping issues

I have two domain names - .com & .co.uk bought with 123-reg and just one student Windows hosting pack associated with the .co.uk domain. The .com domain is the main one which people would be ...
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3answers
436 views

Renewing a SSL certificate with GoDaddy [closed]

GoDaddy sells SSL certificates for $12 per year (the most basic one). I have bought one of those last year, and now is the time to renew. However they are now asking for $50 for the renewal (the $12 ...
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1answer
654 views

Point sub directory to another IP?

We have a website that we want to keep on it's hosting - www.domain.com. We then want to point a sub directory to hosting that is somewhere else www.domain.com/new-website. Is it possible to have ...
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Hosting solution for digital content only [duplicate]

I have a client that is wanting to provide free downloads for their digital content but at this time they're wanting a free solution for the startup. I have seen Amazon s3 services but its paid. I ...
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1answer
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Web hosting does not matter?

I have read this question. I agree that webhosting does matter in load time and how much uptime it is giving but it seems that some companies have given it a huge hype. Please have a look at this ...
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LaunchRock CNAME configs, what do they do?

Trying out LaunchRock, and ran across this: general-instructions-for-creating-your-cname-record Basically as far as I'm able to tell they only support using your sub-domain as the URL, not having ...
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Why does my link to a Subdomain not work?

My hosting provider has problems. I put Drupal on a sub-domain of my site. When I try logging in or clicking a link it comes to a Internal server error. But if I navigate to the actual directory it ...
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3answers
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Domain name at GoDaddy in not being linked to site hosted at Webhostingpad?

I just purchased the domain name at GoDaddy and I wanted to link it to my WEBHOSTINGPAD.COM hosting account. This is what I set in my nameservers: Nameservers: (Last update 11/23/2011) ...
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3answers
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Need new secure host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My website is being attacked too much lately and my provider is unresponsive. Logs show dozens of attempts to run ...
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3answers
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Domain reg transfer - will my site go down at all?

My website is hosted on my own server, however the domain is registered with fasthosts and I want to change to a different provider. Will i experience any downtime?
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Getting around US law [closed]

Let's suppose that someone is interested in starting a website that might be in violation of some US laws (such as copyright, gambling, pornography, etc.). I know this question isn't in the best ...