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Is GoDaddy a good hosting service? [closed]

I was looking for a basic hosting, not big one, with a least 1GB of storage. I took a look at GoDaddy, and it has great prices and really give a lot for that amount. So that's why I'm wondering, ...
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Is Azure compatible with JPEG XR?

I just put an F#/MVC app into a Windows Azure solution as a Web Role. Before migration, my JPEG XR (*.WDP\) files were getting displayed on the client in IE9 without issue via my local and hosted ...
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“https://” refers to random site, “http://” is broken, but “http://www” works

I'm running a website which is acting extremely strange. At the time of writing, this link works: http://www.example.com This link doesn't: http://example.com But it does work if you copy/paste it ...
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I see files in Filezilla, but the internet denies their existance

I am doing some updates to a 10-year old site, and I am baffled. Everything worked great locally, so I uploaded a bunch of stuff to the server using Filezilla. Within Filezilla I can see all of the ...
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web hosting plan for portfolio site

I'm currently creating my personal website right now. The website is only a portfolio site to display websites that I have created (I haven't made any as of yet), and it will not be a blog site also. ...
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Does a system exist to facilitate virtual meetings and file sharing?

I'm looking for a system that is similar to an online classroom setup but allows for virtual meeting rooms with video/audio conferencing, and of course file sharing. I'm preferring an open source ...
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Two websites at the same host but on different accounts to use the same database

I have 2 websites and would like to use the same database for both sites. The MySQL database contains just a simple guestbook. The websites are one seperate hosting accounts, but with the same host. ...
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check server speed / response time

I was reeled in by cheap, unlimited hosting. (Well, kind of cheap apart from having to buy a year upfront.) The moral of the story is it's awful. I'm trying to find a reason for them to let me leave ...
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High Traffic Web Host Solution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm currently shopping around for a web host for our website we are hoping to release in the near future. This is my ...
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What are the steps to ensure that if you die, your hosting & domain will live on?

Assuming you are micro independent software vendor (MISV) or one man web shop (OMWS), how do you reduce your Bus Factor? In my specific case, I'm supporting a few websites that takes me a few ...
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GoDaddy/NameCheap servers or my own servers?

I am in Pakistan. Here we have the latest technology but we have frequent electricity loadshedding. If I want to start an online education system catering the students of Pakistan only, should I ...
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One domain multiple web hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have a website that only supports PHP. What I'm thinking is that I want to purchase another web hosting and that ...
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How do I disable the ftp:// hostname

Is there anyway to change hostname from being [ftp://mysite.com]?. I'm not sure if there is any benefit to doing this but I notice that for high profile sites that doesn't get me to their FTP login, ...
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Creating hosting accounts in WHM on a single IP

I've just purchased a VPS with the hope of transferring multiple shared hosting accounts onto it. The problem is that I've only got 2 IP addresses with my VPS. I can create an account and assign it ...
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How to access phpMyAdmin with Hosting Controller?

I am trying to update a site for a client. All the login info they have given me is for something called Hosting Controller. I've never seen it before but it seems like cPanel. I can create email ...
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DNS: forward part of a managed domain to one host, but sub domain services to another (Google Apps)

I was going to post this as a comment against DNS: Forward domain to another host, but I don't seem able to do that. I'm in a similar situation. I have a DNS registered/managed by enom, except with ...
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Cheap Hosting Provider for Business Splash Page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a provider to host a splash page for my business. One page (index.htm) with some basic HTML (company ...
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Simultaneously host website on multiple platforms?

Is it possible to host my site www.example.com that sells T-Shirts on multiple services simultaneously e.g. AWS EC2 (or Heroku) & my personal box (let's call it MyBox)? I would typically serve ...
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Openfire and Imagick alternative for a shared hosting [closed]

I've just finished a social network, and went for a shared hosting... (because that's what I can afford for now). I used Openfire(for XMPP private messages) and Imagick (for image resizing), but I ...
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Website still displays deleted files

I went to update a website's CSS today and noticed whenever I uploaded the file with my changes nothing would happen - no changes would appear on my site. This was the same with any of the images I ...
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Will it hurt my website's SEO friendliness if I host a french targetted website at, let's say, godaddy.com?

I have read that the server location is important for a website to be SEO friendly. I am planning to build a website from scratch which is targetted mainly to french audience (in france), but I am ...
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Domain still points to old web werver after deleting domain account

Yesterday, I set up an account with Example-Host.com along side with a free domain name from Example-Domains.com. I found out that my WordPress site's Admin is only compatible with >= PHP 5.3 and the ...
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How to restore plesk files correctly?

Recently my server crashed. So I reinstalled Plesk and uploaded all databases to var/lib/mysql and site files to backup/vhosts. How do I get it all back to normal?
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Hosting a public dedicated game server with user authentication

I am basically looking for a cheap hosting provider to host a Call of Duty game server in India. But this is not a localized question actually as you will see when you go through the complete ...
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Pros and cons of separate hosting accounts versus using an addon domain

For historical reasons, I have "Site A" on "Hosting Account A", and "Site B" on "Account B", totally independent accounts with the same vendor, Bluehost. Both are primary domains. Now that Hosting ...
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Is MochaHost as good as it sounds?

It's time for me to find a new web host, and I'm a bit overwhelmed by the selection. I need a Windows host. One provider that seems to stand out is MochaHost. Here are a few of the things that look ...
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Link building campaign for externally hosted subdomain

I am launching a link building campaign for a subdomain. I plan to ensure that the subdomain receive enough links from the parent domain and external domains in order to speed up indexing and increase ...
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My domain name has two spellings, how do I tell which one users type more?

I registered another spelling for my domain name. I point them at the same IP with DNS set-up tool. How do I tell which one my visitors come from more? Would I be able to view that kind of statistics ...
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wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
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Do hosting company and CMS matter?

Does it matter for SERP, where my site is hosted and whether it's created with the use of a CMS, and if yes, does it matter, what particular CMS was used?
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Investigating and finding a web host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for a website host and have been searching the web for similar websites(similar to my website) and ...
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247 views

How should we handle a website migration to a CMS?

I am asked to migrate an existing website to a CMS (Joomla / Drupal). The current website is on a shared hosting and there are already lots of files inside the public_html folder. I am thinking of ...
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Hosting terminology explained

I am learning the Play framework, and while looking for a place to host (never hosted a site before) I find myself lost in this world. I do not understand the terminology used for pricing. I have ...
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Looking for Windows shared web hosting with PHP support [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for Windows based shared web hosting which supports multiple hosted web sites (multiple domains). ...
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362 views

Hosting suggestions instead of Google App Engine [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? The problem is the following: I made an EJB+JPA+GWT webpage which uses GWT for the visual layer, EJBs for the service ...
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Question about MochaHost.com Hosting Plans [duplicate]

This is not an advertising, I've just found this website (MochaHost) that offers a great things just for 3$/m like : 2 LifeTime FREE Domains UNLIMITED Space and bandwidth SVN (subversion) support ...
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How to host a subdomain of a domain which is associated with blogger?

I have a domain www.example.com which is hosted on Blogger platform. Is any hosting site like Blogger, WordPress where I can host my sub-domain like abc.example.com? My original website ...
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Need to setup and access web disk for a hosting account

I am on linux(ubuntu 12.04) and have purchased a hosting space. In the cpanel, I selected nautilus for accessing web-disk and I was given a note: Note: In order for the Web Disk to work, you ...
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How to host a website in multiple countries for fast response times

I have an eCommerce store and it sells digital downloads. The website is hosted in the US, but I have a large customer base that is outside the United States in different countries. I know the ...
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Getting a domain name owned by someone else? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Buy a registered domain? I'm in the process of creating this website, but the name I wanted for the hosting seems to be taken. Namejet seems to be auctioning it, but it ...
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cPanel bandwidth stat update frequency

The bandwidth stat in cPanel updates two or three times a day. Is it my host's settings or where can I see real time bandwidth usage stat?
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What's the minimum necessary bandwidth for a fast website?

What's the minimum amount of bandwidth for a website? Let's say I have a hosting service with 125GB traffic, how many websites I can store before they start to slow down? Also, what does "1000 Mbit ...
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Why would I need extra IP addresses from my web host?

I am moving to a new and cheaper host. My old one raised the prices suddenly by a factor 10. Now what I did not like about the old one was that each time I set up a new website, I had to set up a new ...
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Host And Expose Application to local small network

I developed a little application (web application) using JavaEE+MySql. I try to keep some data and .. from time to time to get some reports using my data. My problem is I have to access this ...
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WebPermission problem with GoDaddy hosting

I purchased a Windows web host from godaddy.com. When I want to use an email verification component (that wants to connect to the Internet) on my host, I get an error related to Web Permission denied ...
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What's the difference between my nameserver and CNAME settings?

I have purchased a domain name(mxsoup.net) through GoDaddy, and it is just parked. In order to set up my custom URL for my SourceAudio site, they give me the following instructions: In order to ...
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Transfer domains without disrupting local email server

Perhaps I am thinking about this wrong, but maybe some of you guys can help me on this one. I have a client who currently has a domain from Network Solutions and is hosted via GoDaddy. Additionally, ...
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Open-Source cPanel alternative?

Are there any decent (i.e. stable and mature enough to use on paying clients) open-source alternatives to the cPanel web hosting control panel system? I'm fine with paying for it, but it must be ...
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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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Where to buy a domain for my local server [closed]

I have made a website and hosted in my local computer using a static ip Where can i buy a domain name such as www.something.com such that it can redirect to my static IP. So that if i m using a page ...