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Can I buy a domain from one company and use it at another web host?

I've been out of the loop of this kind of stuff for a while but can someone please explain to me how buying a domain name and then getting it hosted works. Let's say if for example I bought a domain ...
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General question as a new webmaster [closed]

I am wanting to make my own social forum for friends and workers. I will have about 10,000-15,000 users. I have never made a forum on such a high scale and to this point have only been a developer ...
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Configuring osTicket to fetch mail from an email account

I'm trying to use osTicket to implement a ticketing system but I'm not able to fetch the mails from an email account even after configuring the host, port, user name and password.
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Running CLI on web hosting

I currently have a hosting around from Solid Shell Security and one from Blue Host (both great web hosts not trying to cut them down here) and I can't seem to run CLI applications on either of them. ...
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Change domain name for existing site, what is the easiest and cheapest way?

Suppose I have an existing site and I want to change the domain name without changing hosting. I could set up a 301 redirect from the new site to the old site, but that doesn't actually change the ...
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FTP: Cannot change permission or write to 1 directory via FTP client, but all others are OK

I have a site with loads of directories. They all work fine but one. I can read from this directory but I cannot delete files from within it or upload files to it. I cannot change its permissions ...
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Malware/Viruses on Server

I was contacted yesterday for a potential freelance job. The guy told me he has a WordPress site and that his host told him was hacked and there are code injected files in the install. The host has ...
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How to find out if my hosting's speed is good enough?

There are lots of different online performance tests: Google PageSpeed Insights iWebTool Speed Test AlertFox Page Load Time WebPageTest Also there are several desktop/client software such as: ...
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Website Systematically Blocking IP Addresses

I have a series of websites hosted at the same server. The issue I am having is that it keeps blocking me access from different means to the sites. Allow me to explain: From my IP, Blocked. From ...
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Can PHP Site be hosted on Windows Hosting?

This might be the stupidest question but I would like to know whether we can host PHP site on Windows hosting? Are there any special tools for publishing php site?
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Hosting a site that stores a large amount of images using asp.net MVC 4?

I am working on a website that is kinda like Flickr, for my photography course. Now every student has an account and is able to upload their photographs, which can be seen by everyone who goes onto ...
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Where do internet businesses get their internet for their servers? [closed]

All the large internet companies (Facebook, Google, etc) have tons of servers running to host their data. However, where do these server centers get their unlimited bandwidth? This is just baffling ...
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Transferring emails from one web server to another [duplicate]

I have set up a new web server to transfer a website from an old web server. I wish to also transfer the saved emails on the old web server to the new webserver (as well as restoring the email ...
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Best server setup for a website that streams videos/audio [duplicate]

I have a entertainment website that host both videos and audio, these are the 2 problems I'm having: Storage is a issue on my dedicated server, I'm going need more space soon The site buckles when ...
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Windows hosting - Shared | VPS | Cloud [duplicate]

I'll begin with stating what I require for a new website project: ASP.NET (probably 4+) SQL Server (not fussy, probably 2008+) IIS 7 SSL Not a huge list which is nice. However, the behaviour of ...
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Best location for a websites CMS

As part of my job I recently started making numerous content management systems for websites. So many that obviously my next step was to set up a 'template' for the websites so I could quickly remove ...
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If I use a joomla hosting provider, am I able to customize the PHP *completely*?

not sure if this is the right place to ask. Joomla is offered by many hosting providers. I have set up joomla 1.7 on my local machine, and I've found a nice template to start with. But I customized ...
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hosting images on image hosting websites [duplicate]

my website traffic has increased a lot and now in some cases has difficulties handling these users specially on busy hours. I want save some of the images on the website on image hostings so that they ...
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1024 bit to 2048 bit certificate differences in how we access our portal

Why now that we have gone from 1024 to 2048 do we need to put the www in front of our portal site when we never used to.
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Domain only forwards with external hosting

I have a domain with Namecheap and hosting with 1and1. Forwarding is no problem - domain.com goes to the right page. The problem arises when I navigate to another page on the website, when it reverts ...
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Windows Hosting for ASP.Net MVC 4 Application in Europe [duplicate]

I have completed my application development on MVC4. Now looking for hosting this. All the user will be accessible from Sweden. I have no idea about the best hosting provider who can able to perform ...
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issue with Domain, DNS and Hosting

I bought domains from GoDaddy. I bought hosting from NFS. I changed my DNS from GD to NFS. Do I require to host DNS on NFS for website to work properly, or can I host DNS back on GD? I am paying ...
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On shared hosting, all subdomains are hosted on the same server?

On shared web hosting, are all subdomains like foo.example.com and bar.example.com always hosted on the same server (same IP address)?
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Redirect multiple cctld's subdomains to tld subdomain

I have a site I use for development testing on one of our development servers, it is hosted at dev.domain.com. I basically want to have www.domain.com, www.domain.ca, fr.domain.ca all point to ...
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What are my options for a hosted vps service with shell access? [duplicate]

Disclaimer (some folks marked this question as a duplicate): I DO NOT want suggestions for things like a hosted wordpress providers, nor am I asking what web hosting is. This question is not a ...
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How do I setup a filehosting site

I want to start a filehosting and filesharing website like rapidshare.com / mediafire.com. I'm thinking of using hostmonster as my webhost, as they are offering unlimited hosting space and bandwidth. ...
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Find the IP address of expired domains

I want to know the previous hosting IP address of an expired domain. Is there any way find this?
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Need to redirect to another server with no access to DNS A record

I've a website which is on two servers - the one it's on now malfunctioned. I have the site hosted on a second server, but have no access to the DNS Records to point the A Record to the new server IP. ...
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How to serve a DNS record for a hosted domain and Minecraft server?

I'm using DreamHost to host the domain craftnetwork.co. The Minecraft Server needs to be hosted on subdomain.craftnetwork.co. Can I setup DNS records to direct users to a website when in a browser and ...
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looking for a comparable service like one.com, but need more domain parkings? any ideas? [duplicate]

I have a simple and small website, webshop, email and mobile version. one.com would be OK for this, but I want to store some more domains which one.com won't allow. Thanks a lot people! rikolino
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Import email addresses to mail group using Plesk

My web hosting service uses Parallels Plesk Panel 9.5 as their Control Panel. I just created a mail group (like a distribution list, one email address to email multiple people). I can only add ONE ...
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Need HTTPS on web server with plesk. Without buying certificate?

I just want that communication with web server is encrypted. I don't want to by SSL certificate. The server has Plesk installed and as i see, there is some way to add SSL certificate but i don't know ...
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1answer
148 views

Will changing server location affect SEO? [duplicate]

I have a .com website hosted in the US. Most of my traffic comes from there, but I found better prices and service in a webhost with a server in another country. Will it matter if I make the switch, ...
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Which DNS registrars will hide my WHOIS information? [closed]

Whilst browsing this question, some of the answers mentioned that certain registrars will replace your whois information with their own. Can anybody provide details on which registrars offer this ...
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Need to remove www for only one sub directory from a domain

I have a domain like www.example.com. I need to remove www. from specified sub folder by using a .htaccess file. Example : www.example.com/blog should redirect to example.com All other sub ...
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How to setup a failover using 2x shared hosting packages

I have purchased 2 shared hosting packages that are separated servers. I want to mirror these and setup a IP fail-over system, so when SiteA becomes unreachable then SiteB is used instead. It might ...
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How do I setup a permanent redirect from one domain to another?

I have a domain, say www.example.com which is redirected to a website built in Google Sites. I don't want different search engines treat example.com as a different site from www.example.com. How do I ...
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How to begin editing sites? [closed]

I'm new to creating web-sites and I have just registered a domain name here: from Europe Registry and started trial version of hosting from: ispserver.com. I shall connect domain and hosting somehow ...
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I want to build a script CDN for my place of employment [duplicate]

I write a bunch of scripts (javascript, php, perl) for my work. Right now, people have to get the scripts themselves from our sharepoint, and then install it as either a bookmarklet or a greasemonkey ...
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SSL Hosting Support for site with existing SSL certificate [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are any hosts that host PHP sites with SSL support for free, if I have an existing SSL certificate for my domain. I checked out many questions here(about 10) but none of ...
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Removing trailing slash for sub directory url indexing [duplicate]

I have a site with multiple different sites in sub-directories. I want to view the sub directory in two formats. For example: www.example.com/blog www.example.com/blog/ Both should show the index ...
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Is there a way to retrieve a FTP/cPanel accounts password using WHM?

I know you can reset an accounts password with WHM, but does any one know a way to retrieve an existing one?
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2answers
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Drupal 7 shared cloud hosting problem

I'm hosting one drupal 7 website on site5.com cloud shared hosting and it seems to be that drupal cache queries go very slow on almost every table that starts with name cache_... This site is using ...
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1answer
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Where to leave feedback about a bad webhost. Way to combat data loss [closed]

I've been with a certain company (50webs) for a while now. I didn't mind the downtime so much, but a couple of day ago they did the unthinkable: They went down for a while and I'm guessing restored ...
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How do I leave mail at the registrar while serving the web from host?

Client's domain is registered with GoDaddy where they have a mail-only plan at the moment. Now web hosting has been set up elsewhere and we need to point web service to the new host while retaining ...
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4answers
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change the static IP address to domain name

I have a static IP and hosted my site in this.Working fine. But I want to change the URL name (static IP) to a domain name. I have one domain name already registered. I have http://xx.xx.xx.xx/ but I ...
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Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer

Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer I am in a kind of situation here and I need your help. I have a domain (www.myowndomainname.com), which is registered and hosted by a reseller in UK. The ...
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Hosting CodeIgniter blog on Media Temple service

I am completely clueless about it and Media Temple's customer care doesn't provide any technical help. Here are my doubts: Where should I upload my codeigniter blog files /domain/myblog.com/html/ or ...
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How to solve 503 issue

I'm participating in a web project. It's a Joomla web page and it's gained a lot of visitors in the past months. Actually we are receiving donations each year to pay site's hosting and domain. The ...
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Hosting solution for digital content only [duplicate]

I have a client that is wanting to provide free downloads for their digital content but at this time they're wanting a free solution for the startup. I have seen Amazon s3 services but its paid. I ...