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Websites with numerous subdomains or totally seperate domains

What is the general practice for a situation where you have a parent company that engages in different services and needs websites for each of their services. Which of the two options below is ...
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Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a porn website?

Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a (hardcore) porn website?
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How to consider geographical location when selecting hosting provider?

I am going to buy a hosting service (re seller) where mostly people from Ethiopia will be using it. I am going to host my applications in this server and also partition and sell for other developers ...
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Question about my public_HTML folder permissions

I have a shared hosting account that uses cPanel and I think su_php. By default, the permissions for my public_HTML directory are set to 750, which allows my site and all folders/files inside ...
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Can I rent a multipurpose server for gaming and web hosting?

I am thinking about renting a server. The problem is, there aren't just "servers", like one would build at home, there are game servers, web servers, etc. Now the first question would be: can I rent ...
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Looking for reliable, long term, free hosting [duplicate]

My question: I have a site powered by Wordpress that I need to host, and it has to be done for free because it is for an under privileged school. Because my favorite site, 1freehosting, isn't working ...
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Gtmetrix shows high loading time for first domain waiting time. How to reduce it

I am wondering, why is my Domain taking long time to load? As per Gtmetrix timeline, first domain name propagation takes up to 953ms: Blocking - 53 ms Waiting - 843 ms Receiving - 57 ms Sometimes ...
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How can I measure website page load times from different countries?

Recently, I migrated one of my personal projects into cloud and hosted the app on UK based servers. I reside in Turkey and I would like to see how long it takes for my pages to load for UK based ...
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1answer
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What every beginner should know about website development? [closed]

I am a novice at building websites and considering to make one. But I'm very confused right now. I guess every beginner faces issues getting started. Some questions that have come up are: I have an ...
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Apache2 only first virtual host is working

i have a probelm with this configurations, only the first virtual host is working and other under the same domain point to the first www.firebuggger.com). do you guys have a clue? NameVirtualHost ...
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How to use a domain name for a different existing website

I have a website, but I want to change the domain name to be used instead by another of my websites which is hosted somewhere else. How can I do that? For example, I have www.example.com it is about ...
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How to manage a site trying out different technologies?

I'm a complete newbie to web hosting. I only have programming skills, but I'd like to acquire a domain. Then I'd even like to have the chance to manage different technologies for hosting web sites ...
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Webhosting server Frontcontroller support [duplicate]

I am currently using XAMPP to code my websites, but i want to host it online now. I came across some hosting servers and they had restrictions, one didn't allow the use of a PDO and another didn't ...
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Hosting a website for 10-20 users

I am thinking about a way to stay in touch with friends from college and many people don't have Facebook/Twitter/etc so I wanted to make a very minimal website in which users can login (username / ...
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Installing osCommerce on CentOS

I want host my web site using osCommerce on CentOS, we have our own server at our office on that we have install CentOS 5.5 with LAMP. We want to host a web site using our live IP address using ...
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2answers
777 views

What things required to host a website at home [closed]

I have a Linux server runing Ubuntu. On it I've installed PHP, Mysql, and Apache. I need to host a site on my server having static IP, but I don't have any experience in web hosting. Can you please ...
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1answer
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Meta refresh tag works locally (on WebLogic server), but not remotely

I have a development environment on my machine and a remote shared development environment. Both have "identically" configured WebLogic 10.3 servers. On my local dev environment, the meta tag below ...
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My website's DNS no longer resolved after my hosting provider suffered a DDoS attack

I registered a couple of domains with a local hosting provider. I set up the records with the correct IP address. My servers are colocated in another data-center, not with this provider. After ...
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How to find out which hosting company someone is hosting at?

You can whois a domain to see who the domain is registered with. Is there anyway you can find out which company a individual is hosting with? (i.e. Rackspace, Godaddy, etc.)
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Frustrated trying to find a hosting company for my .Net site ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have spent weeks trying to find information on hosting sites for my site. I currently use 1&1 but I need to ...
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Changing nameservers breaks Google MX records

I purchased a domain from Hover and I'm setting up Google Apps for Business on it. I went through the steps to change my MX records to Google's MX records, and everything was working fine. However, ...
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0answers
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How do I get my website public? [duplicate]

I am hosting a website from my computer using XAMPP and Apache. However, they don't work even though they say they are online. I can connect to the website from the host computer using the DNS ...
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1answer
78 views

Point email records to server without domain name?

I have a Shopify site and have my www CNAME pointing to it. However, I need to point my mail records to my VPS where I have set up webmail. I am really confused with how to do this and have tried ...
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File upload on shared hosting

Is it possible to upload a file of size 300+ MB on shared hosting such as host gator ?
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Connecting to my website without SSH

I have seen tutorials and read on how to connect to my website using the shell and basically getting a SSH access to it. But the problem is, SSH access is disabled for my account and I can't get it ...
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1answer
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Is it Better to Use a Separate VPS for Each Website or Have One, Stronger VPS? [closed]

In what situations should one purchase multiple VPSes to host multiple websites? For instance, renting three VPSes with 1GB RAM 3 times vs renting one VPS with 3GB RAM? The problem I am currently ...
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Does using LiteSpeed instead of Apache speed up WordPress?

I've read that Litespeed is a lot faster than Apache. I use mostly WordPress and Joomla sites and am looking for a new server. Will I see a significant increase in speed of WordPress being on a ...
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1answer
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What's the purpose of unique webserver names?

Previously I would set the name servers of a domain to what the hosting company told me (e.g. ns1.hostingcompany.com). I've now started buying domains from a company that lets you make your own ...
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How many websites (such as in example) can I run on a Virtual server with 1CPU-core (2.0ghz) / 1Gb Ram? [duplicate]

I'm at the end of my web hosting contract and I'm thinking of changing my plan. Instead of a 'simple' web hosting plan, I'm thinking of 'buying' (renting) a virtual server at theirs, to host multiple ...
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1answer
154 views

Remove internal sub domain duplicate content on Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to Remove URLs from Google Search Engine Our hosting provider has a internal sub domain like so: n265-269-265-265.cnet.hosting.iiii. The internal sub domain is ...
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Coldfusion hosting in New Zealand [duplicate]

I am looking for a NZ based hosing company. Can anyone advise a good hoster with Coldfusion support, SSL, based in New Zealand? Thanks!
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3answers
3k views

Accessing PHPMyAdmin via URL (without cPanel)

I am having issues accessing PHPMyAdmin from cPanel. It will not allow me to as I am logged in a root. I cannot seem to be able to make another account for cPanel either, and research indicates this ...
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0answers
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WHMCS Bulk Pricing Updater

Their is a Bulk Pricing Updater addon in WHMCS which works well to update hosting accounts pricing but I am unable to update the domain pricing through that every time it gives this message ...
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3answers
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Installing python packages on shared hosting?

I will be hosting a Django application on hostgator.com and was wondering how can I install django apps and python packages without using pip, since I won't have access to the root account.
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VPS and hosting [duplicate]

NO this is no duplicate of the above. My question is very specific to VPS and is not solely related to hosting but also to virtual desktop and such. The above barely writes 2 lines about VPS and never ...
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2answers
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Excess bandwidth usage, how do I overcome this?

I received a higher than normal monthly bill from my web hosting company. They have told me that I have exceeded my monthly minimum for bandwidth usage and advised me to reduce the file size of my web ...
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1answer
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What happens if two people at the same host claim ownership of a domain?

I have all my domains registered through company A and they are hosted through company B. I set my nameservers at company A to point to dns.companyB.com and everything works great. But couldn't ...
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What is your experience with Amazon EC2 hosting? [closed]

What is your experience with Amazon EC2 cloud hosting service? a) setting up and configuring the service b) maintenance c) speed / latency d) reliability? Amazon did experience some major outages ...
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3answers
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How to create a portfolio website for minimal cost? [closed]

I am planning on creating an online portfolio for myself, to use in my resume and to use for other personal use, with my own domain name. I am pretty sure there is nothing free out there to create a ...
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Does YouTube videos embedded on my website consume my bandwidth?

I will like to know if embedding YouTube videos on my website consumes my bandwidth when the videos are being viewed.
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1answer
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Map email from one domain to another?

I have a client who purchased the .com, .net, and .org versions of his desired domain in order to capture visitors regardless of which tld the visitor enters. I have no trouble re-directing actual ...
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2answers
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Is there a way to forward emails associated with a domain without a mail server?

A client owns example1.com but wants to also purchase example2.com and have it point to their original site at example1.com. No problem there. But they also want any emails going to example2.com to be ...
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2answers
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FileZilla server on Windows with IIS and NEW folder / file permissions

I am using FileZilla server on Windows 2008. The service runs under the Local System account at the moment. IIS isn't able to create files (eg for cache) or folders in these FileZilla created folders ...
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1answer
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Transfer Domain settings from hosting to own server

At my workplace, we have a pretty messed up setup for our website, say domain.com, that was earlier hosted with another company, say hostingCompany1 At hostingCompany1, there are 2 control panels: ...
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Hosting a website with Windows Azure

I may be completely misunderstanding what Azure is but is it possible for me to host a basic website on Windows Azure? I have a site that I've built in HTML and CSS that I'd like to upload to Azure ...
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which vps hosting providers support custom images? [duplicate]

Which vps/cloud hopsting providers support custom machine images (like those offered by Bitnami and Turnkey linux)? I know amazon does, and unfortunately digitalocean doesn't. Which other large cloud ...
2
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1answer
51 views

How to add domain to hosting?

I created a hosting (free) and register a free domain at another site. How to configure it to work site. Hosting says: Please change the DNS of your domain to the following and allow 24-48 hours ...
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How to choose between web hosting and cloud hosting?

How to choose between normal web hosting and cloud hosting, what are the key points that can make this decision easier. Does everything I can do in the normal web hosting is possible in cloud one? In ...
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0answers
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How to find out the hosting provider of a website protected with CloudFlare? [closed]

We are doing a competitive analysis of our competition, but we can't figure out how to find out the website's hosting provider, if it's protected with CloudFlare. Is it possible?
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Shared web hosting issue where Google is incorrectly indexing https content from another website

I am using shared hosting from a reasonably well known Australian web hosting company and have come across an unusual issue where Google is indexing pages on my website from another website on the ...