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What is this popular website template called? [closed]

I see that many popular website now implement a similar template. Do you know its name? https://www.braintreepayments.com/ http://www.techsoft3d.com/ http://www.techsmith.com/snagit.html
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Domain registrar that offers CNAME settings [closed]

I have looked and couldn't find one. Please recommend a domain registrar on which you can change CNAME settings without having a hosting account. I have to change CNAME setting for my domain to make ...
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How to provide email accounts without changing the DNS?

My client have registered a domain name through BigRock.in, and my client needs 10 email accounts, so I decided to provide it through my web hosting (re seller account). My question is - How to ...
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Ditch cPanel / WHM in favour of manual seup

We currently use cPanel / WHM on a reseller account but are looking at getting a dedicated server. My first thought was to duplicate this set up on the dedicated box to allow us to quickly create new ...
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htacess seems to make the page load forever

I need to rewrite a URL of my server so the URL looks friendly. Like: site.com/var1/var2/var3/... to site.com/index.php?page=var1/var2/var3/... So I wrote this .htacess: RewriteEngine On ...
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Amazon EC2 vs Dedicated server at Hetzner, what's the use for EC2?

After searching the web I still can't find the reason to use EC2. What's the point to scale EC2? If you expect a huge burst in traffic, they say. OK, but what if you already have a couple of sites ...
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Is it possible to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS?

I need to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS, My DNS server have much more options that I do need. Instead of setting cloudflare as my dns server, I have added it as a NS record from ...
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Domain Content at Different URL [closed]

I know next to nothing pertaining to this topic, so I will do my best to describe my situation. I tried looking for answers, but I think I just need someone to put it into layman's terms for me. I am ...
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Memcache alternative for cpanel hosting

Memcache is the best caching API for php, but it is not available on most of the hosting providers. Are there any alternatives to memcache which are available for most hosting providers(e.g. Godaddy)? ...
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Directing Domain to Hosting Directory

I just purchased a domain on Dreamhost, let's say foo.com. I already have hosting, let's say at 123.4.56.789, and have setup a directory foo.com which is accessible at 123.4.56.789/foo.com/. I can set ...
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Why web hosting providers use Apache for their plans?

As the title says, I see most web hosting companies provide plans that running Apache instead of Nginx. So, what is the reason that makes them stick with Apache? Although, Nginx is much more lighter ...
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How to test the speed of a page that is guarded behind login page?

For public page, I can use pingdom.com to calculate the response time/uptime of a page over a certain period of time. However, pingdom cannot time the response time of a webpage guarded behind a ...
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Advantages of purchasing a domain & hosting before website is developed

I have seen many website owners who have purchased the domain & a hosting provider before the website is online. These websites generally says "Website coming soon".. I know that you need to ...
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Former designer registered my domain in their name and refuses to transfer it

When I hired a local company to design my website they charged me a low one-time fee and a monthly maintenance. Sounded like a great deal at the time, but now I'm not happy with it and I want to go ...
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Recommendations for small hosting solution with lots of support [duplicate]

I maintain a personal website though have never put much effort in building up the front-end. I really just use it as a testbed for various projects I'm working on or tinkering with. For a few years ...
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How do I categorize my website (domain)? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a domain and created the website. I found that this belongs to "None" category and so found blocked in cyberoam firewall. I tried with all possible meta tags at index.html. But ...
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Switching from GoDaddy Hosting to Bluehost Hosting with/without transfering domain names?

I currently have my Wordpress blog hosted with GoDaddy. I want to transfer my hosting to another hosting provider called Bluehost. I also have my domain name for that blog registered with GoDaddy. ...
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Searching a FREE WEB HOST which has a PHP MEMORY LIMIT over 196MB? [duplicate]

I tried to install OpenAtrium on neq3hosting,2freehosting and hostinger. They all have a 128MB PHP memory limit, which cannot be increased through htaccess/settings.php/or similar methods (also ...
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Recommendations for safe and good hosting sites for a personal website? [duplicate]

Can someone provide some recommendations for safe and good hosting sites for a personal website? What is github that I hear about? Can I host my basic website on github?
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How to allocate cPanel resources to customers

We are wanting to start offering hosting services to our customers with dedicated email and all those bells and whistles. We have the servers - both Windows and Linux. (Cloud Instances) The ...
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Test building a new version of a web site

I am working to build a new version of my website. During the time I'm building it I would like to view it live on the internet without having to delete the old one. What is the best way to do this? ...
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pointing Apache to the fresh log after newsyslog rotation? [closed]

OK, I've set up my Mac OS 10.8 2.2.24 Apache server, and it's serving well. Now I'm just trying to understand how to do log rotation. I'm using newsyslog, and it seems to work very well ... as in, I ...
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unusual autoindex-like commands

In looking at my logs, I get many GET requests aimed at a directory with what appear to be auto-index parameters. Stuff like ?C=M or ?O=A. I understand those. But I also get many requests with ?N=D, ...
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Is a CSRF attack possible for an intranet site?

I am starting to learn web deployment on my own. I just downloaded an open source, alfresco and trying few things on my own. After so much reading I managed to hide the 8080 url from the site using ...
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Removing an old Frontpage website from a domain and uploading a new (static) one

I've been asked to refresh a really old website (made I think around 2000 with Frontpage) with a new version. So, after developing it locally, I jumped on the client's FTP and saw an unfamiliar ...
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Use same hosting and same website for a new domain I purchased without redirecting to it

I have a somedomainname.in domain with hosting from some ABC provider. The site is up and running. I recently bought its .com i.e somedomainname.com from a seller on GoDaddy, I want to use the same ...
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Nameservers and migrating a VPS

I am primarily a front end developer who has been tasked with upgrading my companies VPS. As far as I understand, this is just the process of obtaining a new VPS with WHM/CPanel and then migrating ...
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Some clients cannot access their websites or mail, but I can. Not sure whats wrong

I have about 5 clients whose sites are hosted on our VPS who cannot access their sites from their office computers. DNS is fine and there doesnt seem to be anything wrong with the host - no downtime ...
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How to transition from a shared server to VPS or dedicated managed server

I have a website that's currently on a shared server plan. It's been working fine. In about a week, I'm expecting a spike in traffic during a specific 4-day event. I could have as many as 1000 ...
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web maliciousness via Twitter? [closed]

My Apache logs suddenly show huge numbers of downloads (downloading the same things over and over) from IPs that trace to Twitter -- 199.59 & 199.16. What does that mean? Can you actually download ...
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How to test the hosting before you will buy it

There are several services giving a possibility to test ping time to a server. But if I don't have any server on tested hosting yet - how do I test the ping to it? Can I ping hosting web-site it self? ...
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What is the size of my website?

My NPO's website is on a proprietary CMS that is totally managed from a browser. There is no access to cPanel or FTP. The SLA does not limit storage space or bandwidth - at least we are not ...
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Domain name never return requested path/document, only /index.html

I have my own web server and I purchased domain name to use it with my website. For example - my domain name is www.example.com When I navigate to www.example.com/example.html (or ...
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URLs appended with a fullstop (period)

When I log into to my hosting provider to view my website stats I have noticed that there are a few repeated page URLs with a full stop on the end. I have hunted for this additional page on my FTP but ...
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Does just-ping determine a website's accessibility and/or speed?

While looking for a webhost I wanted one that had good connectivity around the world, and ran their (shared hosting) test IPs on just-ping.com. This is a part of a sample result: München, Germany: ...
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How do I make a web site on my own PC, without DNS, available to others?

I thought if I removed the host name from the site's binding, like the Default Web Site, just my machine name in the URL would work, but I replaced the binding, and thought my machine name/IP address, ...
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How to move a website and domain name without experiencing downtime for emails or site?

Okay, I have a pretty complex problem, so I'll get right to it. I'm a designer who built a new website for my client. Their old site is hosted at GoDaddy, as well as their email. Problem is, the ...
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Cant connect to my HTTP sever outside of my local network

I have recently hosted a website on my ubuntu pc and I can access the page at localhost and my external ip. but when I try typing my external IP on my phone that is connected to is own network (3g) ...
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What is the difference between IAAS and web hosting?

I've been googling to find out exactly what IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) is, but I don't understand how it is different from web hosting?
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Website hosted at home pingable from outside, but not browseable from outside

I have a simple setup. Server at home has local I.P. 192.168.1.3 IIS is running on the server and the website is up. Windows firewall on the server has an exception rule for port 80 TCP Router has ...
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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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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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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 [closed]

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 ...