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Could you suggest a good VPS hosting for my own exercise? [closed]

Could you suggest a good VPS hosting for my own exercise ? I would like to have a server for development where I can have a lot of space, good performances and the ability to install my own software. ...
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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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“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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657 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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Point my one of my subdomain to my another website

I have a website say somesite.com which i want to be accessible via some.mainsite.com. I want it to be transparent for the visitors, so that they never know it is coming from somesite.com I welcome ...
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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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How can I route traffic between two hosting servers?

I have a web site. It is designed for two target groups of users: one from Eastern Europe, second - from USA. I also have two hosting accounts - one in USA and one in Europe. I'd like to route the ...
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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, ...
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Why Google indexed the preview URL of domain?

I have some problems when the web host updated the plesk desk and the server. I looked to see which pages are indexed site:www.charchas.gr and then I looked for the preview site:charchas.gr.193-92-...
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What are advantages and disadvantages in using VPS hosting vs standard Web hosting services?

I saw many companies offer Virtual Private Server hosting beside their Web Hosting packages. I was wondering what are the differences, pros and contros. Thanks
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Change domain name without changing host/server

I want to change a website's domain name and while looking up best practices, the resources I read assume I'm moving the website to a new server or hosting, without going in to why. They basically ...
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Where should webhosting be located when focusing on the US and EU markets?

I want to build a website with focus on the US and EU markets; and customers. Where should the hosting be located for such a case so the website does not suffer high loading time? (Do not include ...
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Alternatives to domain transfer

Last month I changed hosting providers to HostGator and transferred my domain name to them. Since then I've had nothing but headaches dealing with their support, so I set up my own web server at home ...
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What does I/O Limit mean in a hosting package?

I have a few questions about I/O limit in a hosting package. Lets say a hosting package offers 1MB I/O limit. Does it mean that at any given time no more than 1MB data can be transferred from disk? ...
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What should I consider when choosing a hosting provider?

I finished my website. It's awesome! How should I go about selecting a hosting provider? What features should I look for? What "got-chas" should I be aware of?
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Running site locally [closed]

Okay, this must be easy. I have the copy of /public_html folder of a website on the local disc. How do I run this site locally? --- Edit 1 --- The site is not static, there are lots of .php files in ...
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Wordpress plugin not working after moving domains - I get this error message

I have moved a wodpress website to a new domain with a new host. The website looks, fine and most of the wp-admin area works just fine too. However, certain pages on the admin area don't display and ...
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Company blog, host internally or not?

If I have a website for a company selling product(s). Is there any difference in terms of rewards/penalties from having a company blog hosted interally (for example mycompany.com/blog) or going ...
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Can I point a limited number of subdomains to a subdirectory using DNS?

I have taken my domain Freenom.com (a domain provider) and hosted it on Sixserve.com (a hosting service). The problem is that this hosting service allows only 3 sub-domains for per hosting plan, and I ...
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Private Java Hosting with 512 or more heap size [duplicate]

I would like to know service provider for private java hosting with 521 or more heap size with unlimited mysql databases with apache tomcat. Edit:max $400
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Website Hosting costs

I am developing a website for a client and I am trying to find out what I should be charging them for hosting the site. Is there a standard price these days?
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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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Evidence for automatic browsing - Log file analysis

I'm analyzing web server logs both in Apache and IIS log formats. I want to find the evidence for automatic browsing, like web robots, spiders, bots, etc. I used python robot-detection 0.2.8 for ...
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Can having domain reg. + hosting with the same company make for a faster loading website?

Curious to know if there is / can be any slowdown from having one's domain name registered with one company, but hosted with another. I'm guessing the answer is either: "Not necessarily", given ...
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Do promotional domain registration & hosting packages mean they own the domain?

I want to buy a year of hosting with GoDaddy that includes a free domain name. So what happens after one year if I want to keep my domain but change the hosting? Does my domain name belong to GoDaddy ...
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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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What to do with pages that leaked into SERP due to faulty server configuration

There are two sites on one server: http://www.exampleA.com lives in the root http://www.exampleB.com live in the htdocs web folder SSL on the server was configured incorrectly for http://www....
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Site very slow when viewed from china

My site is very slow when viewed from china. I have used this tool for testing: http://www.dotcom-monitor.com/WebTools/website-speed-test.aspx This is the result Shangai - waterfall only the ...
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Web Host for ASP.NET MVC Web Site [duplicate]

I currently host a ASP.NET MVC site on Microsoft Azure. It's a great service, but a little pricey. Costs like $0.12 an hour just to have your site live, and then they also charge SQL Transfer and ...
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Host Pappa is deleting all my data and websites because it found malware. Isn't there anything I can do?

I am in South Africa, and Host Pappa has been hosting my domains, sub domains, and emails now for about 6 months. I received an email from support Host Pappa that they found malware on my account. ...
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What features to look for in a SharePoint host [closed]

I have a friend who is looking for SharePoint hosting (free is nice) for a not-for-profit orgranization. She is considering http://myhosting.com and http://sharepointhosting.com. I know very little ...
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Forbidden access when saving an edited question post using Question2answer script

I installed Question2answer on my paid server. After I published a post/question on my Question2answer site I tried to edit it, but when I was trying to save the post, it outputs an error that says: ...
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Is it common practice to charge additionnal fees to customer for renewing his hosting plan? [closed]

I've made a website 2 years ago. The hosting plan needs to be renewed and the customer acknowledged that. Do people usually charge only the hosting/domain fees or do they get charge an additionnal ...
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How do I add an spf for a Postmark App sender signature when there's an existing spf record?

I'm using the Postmark App service ( https://postmarkapp.com/) to handle the transactional mail delivery for my web app and I set up a sender signature email address ( welcome@somedomain.com ) for it ...
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Write htaccess rewrite rule which should be point to a directory which is not existing in app directory structure

I need to write a rewrite rule so that the url should be point to a directory which is not existing in the application directory. In WordPress all admin process/code in wp-admin, so someone try to ...
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Is it possible to host my own website and DNS server on my home computer with a dynamic IP address?

I pay yearly big money for my websites' hostings, domain registrars, etc. My IP is dynamic and provider allows HTTP port. In my local webserver, I can access to my websites like that: localhost:80 - ...
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What are the dis-advantages of installing the ssl certificate for the naked domain?

I might buy an SSL certificate for my sie. I know that it will help me in many ways. But will there be dis-advantages also? eg. If I load an image from another server (using plain http), will ...
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Preparing for a huge spike in traffic

Our company will be appearing on a prime time TV show this week, and they've told us we can expect around 200,000 visitors on our website all at once. We normally only get about 100 visits per day, ...
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Redirect visitors when site is too busy

We're expecting a large spike in traffic to our website this week. If the site becomes overloaded (i.e. visitors are getting a 503 error), I want to redirect visitors to another web address. How would ...
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IP history of a No-IP host

I use No-IP so that hello.ddns.net points to a server that has a dynamic IP. Is it possible to see the history of IPs a No-IP host took?
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What are the best hosting for big websites/forums? [duplicate]

I bought a Deluxe hosting plan at Godaddy years ago to host my websites. Recently I decided to move one of the websites to a new host, so I have bought a new Deluxe plan for that website (which is a ...
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Procedure for transfer of WordPress site

I've read some tutorials on transferring a WordPress site to another host, but I'm still confused about some of the steps for doing that in my situation. I'm transferring my WP site from DreamHost to ...
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Does changing web hosting server affects SEO page ranking?

I have been hosting in a server from last 2 years. I am planning to change the hosting server. Before i change the hosting server i would like to know whether it affects my page ranking or not?
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Does Domain and Hosting Transfer affect search engine ranking? [duplicate]

Im planning to transfer my domain from my current provider since there have been problems with hosting,webmail and poor support. Will transferring the domain and changing the host affect my search ...
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For shared hosts using CloudLinux, what is the difference between Entry Processes and Total Processes?

I have searched a lot to find the difference between "Entry Processes" and the "Total Allowed Processes"... Here is the problem: I found a shared web hosting provider that says that the number of ...
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How long do I need my old hosting account after I have moved to another host as well as address? [duplicate]

I had my old website at the********.in and shifted to a .org domain. I also switched the hosting company. Here's what I did - I drove all traffic from old site to the new one with 301 permanent ...