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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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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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Point a domain registered via GoDaddy to a hosting package from Strato

I have a hosting package that is hosted at Strato and a .eu domain that was registered via Strato as well. However, I want to use one of the new Top-Level-Domains for the website on my ...
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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 ...
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Looking for free and reliable host for images [closed]

For this, (as the question, that the link links to, has been removed, "this" refers to sharing a banner on 3rd party websites concerned about limited resources) I'm looking for a free and reliable ...
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How do I choose a web host with support for mysqli extension in PHP? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have designed a website running in PHP and mySQL. And I used mysqli extension instead of the normal mysql extension ...
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Where to host Chaturbate like websites? [duplicate]

I have two questions regarding hosting livecam broadcasting websites: What is your advice for where to host sites like this? What are the hosting requirements? I need to build a "clone" of ...
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Installing Django (or other Python-based) CMS on PaaS Instance?

I have a simple hosting instance with gandi.net which is designed to host python programs and comes with a PostgreSQL database configured. I originally had the instance formatted for PHP and used ...
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How to change hosting?

I have a website, here both domain and hosting are presently on crazydomains.com.au Now I want to change hosting to GoDaddy but domain control should remain unchanged. I already purchased hosting from ...
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multiple shared hosting accounts hosting different subdomains of same addon domain?

I have two shared hosting accounts, each with limited storage space: HostingAccountA with 'PrimaryDomainA', and HostingAccountB with 'PrimaryDomainB'. A negligible amount of storage is being used ...
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Website looks different on my connection compared to others

Ok, so this is quite a strange thing, the godaddy guy had no clue what I was talking about. Yesterday I bought a domain and set the nameservers to a webhost, my website was working, I then switched ...
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WHMCS Fatal error: Out of memory while View Invoice PDF

I can log into WHMCS & can access everything I should be able to access, but if i try to click View PDF Invoice, the following error will occur, Fatal error: Out of memory (allocated 67633152) ...
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DNS to a free webhosting service [closed]

I have a website which I host on a free hosting service (www.dhost.info) under a sub-domain of the hoster's website and I use a free URL forwarding service (www.dot.tk) to get a simple URL. Besides ...
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Is it possble to discover that an addon domain is owned by the same person as the main domain?

I have a business site (example.com) hosted at NameCheap. The hosting plan allows up to 4 addon domains. I have two more personal sites (a.com, b.com) on another hosting. Obviously for reducing the ...
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Does anyone know where I can register a website with a .cat TLD?

I have been looking to register a website with the TLD '.cat'. I know it was created for catalan websites, but I want to do a domain hack, like bit.ly (which appears to be English). But all the hosts ...
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GoDaddy Unlimited Space+ VS Google App Engine/AWS

I am wondering why GoDaddy offers "Unlimited Space+ and Bandwidth", but Google app engine/AWS charges on usage. Is it REALLY unlimited? If GoDaddy offers lower rate, why do people still use Google app ...
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1answer
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VPS resource alerts for “dcachesize” and “oomguarpages”

I am running 1 vbulletin forum, 1 wordpress, 2 opencart (e-commerce) and 3 simple html sites on my VPS. Sometimes I get warnings like these: Dec 04, 2014 12:11:29 AM Resource Resource ...
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Do web hosts really mean 'Unlimited'?

I'm developing a webapp where my users can save a lot of images, videos and audio on my site. I need a hosting service which offers large disk space. Many hosting services say 'Unlimited', but do ...
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Does using free webhosting affect a site's search ranking?

We have two sites, one which uses free hosting and one which uses paid hosting. The site with free hosting is taking a while to get indexed by Google, while the site with paid hosting was indexed ...
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Mail Hosting That Will Allow Outbound Bulk Mail? [closed]

No, I'm not a spammer! I do volunteer work for a non-profit social services agency. They send out daily email with several hundred recipients on each message. Their web hosting company has been ...
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Domain Transfer Email Question

I have a domain name owned by Company A, webhosting and emailhosting package in the hands of Company B, And I want to transfer the webhosting and emails from B to C. I'm guessing I need to contact A ...
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Put a Subdomain on a Different Server Hosting

I have a domain (www.mydomain.com) hosted on Hosting A. How can I have the subdomain (sub.mydomain.com) to be hosted on Hosting B?
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What web hosting service should i go for? [duplicate]

I want to launch a website and since i am really new at this i am not able to decide what web hosting service will be best for me. Godaddy is the name i am hearing everywhere but few people say that ...
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What changes are coming that would reduce the problems assosciated with HTTPS compared to HTTP? [closed]

I have a web site under development. It is used for surveys but there's an advertising component. As it is very new I have used almost all the latest technologies. AngularJS, ASP.NET WebAPI 2 etc. ...
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If I need to redirect my WordPress site to a new domain with new hosting, how do I do so?

I have a Wordpress web site but need to change the name (from abc.com to tty.com). I was planning on duplicating the old web site to the new site. I don't want the old url to die, just in case ...
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How did new users come to my site and is it safe to keep them?

I'm launching a website as a hobby, it is somehow a stackoverflow clone. I noticed a very weird thing that I can't understand, I don't know if this is normal because I'm pretty new to the web ...
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1answer
169 views

Which is better for a file sharing website: VPS or Dedicated hosting? [closed]

I'm going to start a file sharing website but I can't decide what to choose : VPS or dedicated , dedicated is expensive and I'm not sure if VPS is enough for this, I know that I need Hard Disk space ...
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Where can I find a place to upload m applets? [duplicate]

Good afternoon! I am in a beginner java class and am currently learning about making applets. Chrome is not letting me run them locally (they do run in appletviewer no problem) and I would like to ...
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Tips on hosting a non-web framework based application on a Windows host (i.e. - not IIS, Apache, etc.)?

I've tried to research this question on the web using Google but anything related to hosting almost invariably brings up a ton of pseudo-review/affiliate sites. I need to host a Windows application ...
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Why do big sites use multiple servers instead of one server with better specifications?

I read that Stack Overflow uses 10 or more servers for serving the Stack Overflow site. Different servers have different functions such as reverse proxy, database server, or HTTP server. I have seen ...
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4answers
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Buy a domain name (without hosting) and host emails on a different provider

I bought a domain name on a registrar's website for a cheap price but it didn't include hosting. Now I realized I'd like to have emails sent to me@mydomain.com. My friend has a hosting account and he ...
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Pointing a domain name to a webpage

I'm hosting a project page on github at somedude.github.io/thingeroo and I own the thingeroo.com domain name (through 1&1.com). I know that I can set up a CNAME to point from thingeroo.com to ...
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Phishing alert but file never existed

I got an alert from Google Webmasters. They say the following file was present in my host: example.com/~jhostgop/identity.php I checked my files and it never existed at all. I've experience this ...
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How do I disable SSL on a GoDaddy hosted site?

I've got a GoDaddy hosted site which currently has a long expired SSL certificate on it. The site is a simple static site with no data. However, since it's an outward facing site it falls under ...
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What are the downsides to using Github Pages? [closed]

I'm considering hosting our new marketing website for a software product using Github Pages. The website will be quite small, and we expect low amounts of traffic. We've been using shared hosting ...
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Why is a contact form getting spammed even after adding captcha?

A client was getting a lot of spam from a form on their site. I added Captcha and changed the form fields and form recipient email address, but the client is still receiving spam from the server, with ...
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How to explain subdomain creation and masking to a semi-noob?

Note: Excuse my ambguity, as my bosses are aware of what I intend to do, but I'm not sure they'll appreciate me asking about it on a public discussion board. I've tried looking up the existing ...