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Employee registered domain in his name and left.. now what?

My new client has the following problem: They had an employee (I.T. Dept) and who registered the company domain under his name john.doe@somecompany.co.za. Now John has since left the company and the ...
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How to make domain point to different server without downtime? [duplicate]

I have a domain name on example.com, which points to their shared hosted server right now. I want this to point to my Linode server. How do I make the domain point to my Linode server without having ...
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Sub-Domain created on Cloudflare & CPanel won't work with HTTPS

Earlier this evening I migrated an installation of WHMCS from another web-server. Upon finishing this, I did the following... Went into Cloud Flare and changed the IP of the Sub-Domain record to ...
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I had loaded my index.html on webserver previously. Now as I am replacing it with the new index.html, the changes are not showing up now

I used the filezilla client to delete the index.html from webserver and upload the new one. P.S. When I open the domain, I can view the previously loaded index.html now. I tried to hard reload. But ...
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How to serve an online website with a domain name

It's my first time trying to serve an online website, I have bought a domain name www.example.com and I have set up Nginx and a CMS for serving content. I can reach the content locally through my ...
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Intellectual property used without permission

1.Could somebody advise how to deal with intellectual property used in the website without the author's permission? The company assumed a right to a picture which has no right to. Country: UK. 2....
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Hosting a Subdomain

I have purchased a domain from GoDaddy. example.com However, I am hosting the site on a different service provider which is hemsida24.se Things work fine except that now I want to host a sub domain ...
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How to delete a parent folder that holds php and html files

In my hosting structure I have website1, website2 etc. I made a mistake and placed my files and folders inside a folder called source while uploading them to the website1 folder. So now I'm stuck with ...
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Setting up GetSimple CMS with Nginx

I'm quite a noob in web, I'd like to setup a Linux(Debian) web server and decided to use GetSimple CMS and Nginx since I've found out that they'd give the best performance by using smallest resources. ...
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About website domains

If I have example.com/foo, I have a directory of example. But in some cases (as this website too), the address starts with something else, for example blog.example.com. What is the blog. thing named? ...
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What does mailbox quota mean?

I want to publish my website and I don't know which host to choose. A free host which has "Mailbox quota: maximum-500", and a paid host which has "Mailbox quota: unlimited". What does mailbox quota ...
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404 Error from old hosting site keeps coming up

I previously hosted my website on a free hosting website (http://www.000webhost.com) but today moved it to GitHub for use with their user-page service. After moments, my page was loading from my ...
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My new website gives 404 only when accessed from my home wifi

Ten hours ago I signed up for a HostGator account and uploaded my new website. I also updated my registrar's DNS info to point to HostGator's nameservers. DNS was instantly ok, the domain name ...
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does dev normally get access to hosting server of client?

Someone wants me to make them a website and she says she already has a host. She doesn't care how I make the website, but seems uncomfortable giving me the host information. Is this usual? I had ...
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Disable ftp://hostname for my website [closed]

I'm hosting a page and I'm having a problem. If I write ftp://myhostname, the browser asks for FTP username and password and I think this may be a security problem because it doesn't happen with other ...
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How should I handle a client with a partial site already built who wants me to take over? [closed]

I'm new to this site and making webpages that aren't only run locally on a single computer. I'm about to start building a website for someone. She already had another person make a basic website but ...
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SEO advantages of /blog when forwarding via ProxyPass

We've had requests from clients via their SEO companies to host blogs accompanying ecommerce sites on theirdomain.com/blog rather than on - for example - blog.theirdomain.com As we look after their ...
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Keep email with registrar but host website elsewhere

I am currently building a website for a client who purchased their own domain and email on Godaddy. They have been using the email for a considerable amount of time now and only recently decided to ...
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Only .ftpquota and no other file on my ftp

I had a problem logging in my ftp account with old login-password (I don't know why, I have changed it to try again, but there is no positive result). So, I made a new FTP account in my CPanel - and I ...
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How to set up a publicly accesible web site that can work behind public firewalls?

friends. I'm homeless, and am spending my time creating an MMORPG video game based on Star Trek Online (The IP left the country, leaving it wide open for use in the States). With this, I'd like to ...
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Possible to leave proc_open() enabled on a shared host?

We are working on a PHP component that requires proc_open() for it to work. Because of this, we have trouble running on common shared hosts because proc_open() together with other functions like exec()...
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Hosting a Website from Handover Code [closed]

After a falling out with a website design company, they handed over the code for us to take elsewhere, and I was wondering where I can learn how to host it myself? I understand it might be a steep ...
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Where can you set up 301 redirect on Parrallel Helms

I need to do a 301 redirect on Parrallel Helms cPanel like software. For the life of me I can not find it, the hosting company Hostworx doesn't answer my emails. Does anyone know where in Parrallel ...
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Hosting multiple customer websites on one domain name

I have built a platform where our customers can sign up for a website and just select the information from their database to show on the website. Currently we tell our customers to point the www ...
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Hosting Email for domain on other hosting

I have a website (e.g: mydomain.com) hosted on squarespace.com and I want to setup email account on another dedicated server running Parallels Plesk CPanel. I have requested access to DNS of the ...
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Getting root access in 1and1 hosting?

I need to install Java and ANT on my 1and1 hosted web server but can't get it to work. I'm very unfamiliar with Linux terminal commands. I've tried sudo and su commands but apparently they don't ...
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How can I redirect my Google App Engine naked domain to www

I own a domain klokaffar.se but it doesn't go anywhere if I don't put in www.klokaffar.se. The site is hosted from Google App Engine with a CNAME for the www. Now I want the naked domain to redirect ...
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How to set DNS with Google Domains and Vultr?

I moved my domain from GoDaddy to Google Domains and the hosting to VULTR. I used BIND9 when it was registered on GoDaddy and hosted on Vultr. I am not sure how to proceed with setting up the domain ...
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Why www part of my website redirects me to some other site?

I have no redirect header defined anywhere in my server. But when accessed from mobile phone my client's domain (without www.) renders correctly:         &...
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redirect wordpress site to new domain, using wildcard or not both don't work

I just moved a wordpress site to a new domain. All of the URLs are the same on the new domain except for of course the root url. the domain is on godaddy, and I can forward it but that won't keep the ...
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Moving subdomain to a different hosting provider

Currently my subdomain is hosted within same webhotel as my main domain. I would like to change it to point another domain (website on Windows Azure). Subdomain should be accessible all the time ...
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Do I need to redirect my “A” DNS too?

I'm trying to redirect my GoDaddy's domain to another hosting. I have added the name servers, but the hosting website says "You can also point your domain ("A" DNS record) to this IP: [ip here]". ...
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Emails from a VPS server usually go to spam folder? [duplicate]

I found that the emails sent from my VPS server usually go to the spam folder in popular email providers such as hotmail or gmail. Is it because the VPS IP has been marked as a spam server? (Other ...
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Way to easily host web app from multiple locations

I have a web app that is latency dependant, and I would like the app to be hosted from multiple locations so that there is low latency, specifically in the U.S. East, the U.S. West, and Europe. ...
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My website does not connect properly with my domain?

I made a website in wix for free. I registered a free .tk domain and hosted the domain in 1freehosting.com. I used file2hd.com to save my wix website. After that i uploaded that file to the ftp so ...
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How to reduce impact moving a website to a different server?

I have a website, hosted on a Shared Hosting plan at 1and1, and recently I've got a Virtual Server, because I aim to transfer the website to a bigger server. So the process I will be doing is: Copy ...
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Any way to keep old email account passwords when transferring to a new shared server hosting package?

I am transferring a site from shared server A to shared server B via FTP (no command line access on shared servers). I have copied the /mail directory over and can recreate the email accounts on the ...
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Host File method not working on HostGator site

I am transferring a WP site to a HostGator shared server account. I have everything set up but want to test the site before I propagate the domain name. To do this I want to alter my Host File to ...
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Internal server error when using base64 encoded icon on the home page

I have an "index.html" (or .php - it makes no difference) file in the root / of my hosting space. That "index.html" file has this line of code in it: <link rel="icon" href="data:image/png;base64,...
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How to point domain to different host sub folder

i have a host and domain on godaddy, i have a subdomain like : sub1.mydomain.com. Now my friend has another domain like myfrienddomain.com and he point to my host. How can i point his domain to my ...
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How to enable python scripts on 123-reg shared hosting? [closed]

I'm trying to use python for scripting on 123-reg.co.uk and the host has no tutorials available. Does anyone have any examples?
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“Too many redirects” from webpage made with Namecheap and github hosting

I have set up my first small static webpage using Namecheap and Github for hosting: http://www.keithgardner.me The webpage has typically loaded fine on Mac computers and iOS devices. I noticed ...
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Deleting the old site and 301 redirect migration to preserve page rank [duplicate]

So I am looking to completely redesign a site, keep the domain name, but change the host. Every damn article / tutorial for successful website migration I was looking at is assuming that the old site/...
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658 views

What should I set the full hostname to in plesk when hosting multiple domains?

I have a VPS running Plesk (v11.5.30), on which I have multiple domains. I've found that I am having problems with emails sent from this server being tagged as spam. On running a test with www.mail-...
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Hosting on Azure VM - how to handle A records?

I have a VM in setup in Azure that I want to use to host multiple websites but can't figure out how to setup an A record when Azure doesn't give you a static IP. I've created a CNAME, to map "www" - ...
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Hosting solution to avoid network issues?

I recently went through an issue where me and all my colleagues connected to our office wifi couldn't access our website, nor could the employees at one of our customer companies. I verified that the ...
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Reseller hosting for small organization with one website per project?

Context I am helping a small non-profit organization to administrate a couple of websites. The organization has 5 sub-projects, which have their own web hosting and DNS subscription (with different ...
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Image/Gallery hosting? [duplicate]

I am looking for an image hosting solution where: I provide a user with a dedicated link That user clicks it and lands on a gallery management page where they can upload and remove images In ...
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Site speed when using ddos protection by cloudflare

I've recently noticed an increase of sites using ddos protection by cloudflare and wondering the effects on both user experience and SEO. I've notice these redirect messages last from anywhere from 2 ...
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Dedicated server issues with SSL and IPs, content showing on wrong site

We have a number of sites on this dedicated server. Pages from one site are showing up on another site. Example: clientsite1.com (right site, no SSL installed) clientsite2.com (forwards to SSL, ...