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Hosting images in my own hosting [on hold]

Hello everyone first of all thanks for reading. How many actual ways are there to call an image froma server? and how do I call them from a secured server? by calling I mean as to use them for a blog ...
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Employee registered domain in his name and left.. now what?

My new client has the following problem: They had an employee (I.T. Dept) and who registered the company domain under his name john.doe@somecompany.co.za. Now John has since left the company and the ...
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How to disable root web.config inheritance on my seekdotnet.com hosting?

How to disable asp.net root web.config inheritance on my seekdotnet.com hosting? For example, my website is www.example.com which already has web.config on it running on ASP.NET 4.5 framework. And I ...
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Domain name extension importance and hosting area location.

I'm very curious, how is domain extension REALLY impact the SEO in most of search engines and specially in google and social media. I'll clear out my point here: there's lots of material about that ...
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Hosting HTML5 video on Youtube/Vimeo, without using player

I use the following <video> tag to play an HTML5 video as a background on my website: <video autoplay loop mob-hide> <source src="../Images/myvideo.mp4" type="video/mp4" /> ...
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“Index of /” Pages > Created By Host ? > Block from Indexing

I have a my small static site hosted on a shared server. Following a Duplicate Title Tag warnings in GWT > HTML Improvements, and a subsequent Google site:domain search, I discovered that pages are ...
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Can I host my website through gitlab like you can with github pages?

I would love to use git to host my website, and would love a platform I can log into online to go along with it (something like Github). You would think in which case, that Github pages would be the ...
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How to set up a publicly accesible web site that can work behind public firewalls?

friends. I'm homeless, and am spending my time creating an MMORPG video game based on Star Trek Online (The IP left the country, leaving it wide open for use in the States). With this, I'd like to ...
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web hosting - adding an A record [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with godaddy and hosted elsewhere. I now want to create a sub domain and host it with godaddy vps since I want to run apps which won't wont work on shared hosting. Am I ...
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How do I work around hitting the inode limit imposed by web hosts?

I am currently trying to find a host for my website. The website allows people to host projects in a somewhat similar way to this. I would rather not reveal more about what it is until I release it. ...
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Is it possible that a shared host is really offering unlimited inodes?

I was searching for a hosting service with unlimited inodes and I found one: IPAGE. But everywhere I read says that there is no hosting with unlimited inodes. If that is so, then how can Ipage can ...
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How to smoothly change domain servers?

I'm changing server accounts. My company has a domain name hosted with GoDaddy, let's call it www.example.com. This hosting account is a shared hosting account. They also have another domain name ...
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Hosting one webpage with a different host?

I have a small website and have a free (shared) web hosting package but I have recently created a node.js app and I want to purchase a cheap vps with a different web host for it. The vps plan has ...
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Wix Causing Redirect Issues for WP-Admin

My company's first site was on wix.com. We're now switching to WordPress, and it's caused issues. So basically how we have it, is we bought our domain, and we were redirecting it to our wix site. ...
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What is difference between WordPress installed on shared hosting and WordPress hosting

Just wanted to learn about shared hosting environment configuration. There are many Hosting services providing WordPress hosting (example: http://www.hostgator.in/apps/wordpress-hosting and https://...
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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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Create A record from the terminal

I have contracted a linux VPS and a domain (www.myproject.com). After that, in the same site from my user area, I have registered a pair of DNS (ns1.myproject.com and ns2.myproject.com) associating ...
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White labelling with frames and IE

I have a SaaS application that offers some basic white-labelling functionality related to CSS, company logos etc. However, one client now wants to white-label the application with their own URL so ...
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Update NameServers for a site that are held with an unknown 3rd party

A friend has had a bad experience with a local company when it came to the hosting of his site, I agreed to lend a hand, make a few changes to the site and upload it to the original hosting provider ...
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Specific to French laws - Does an HDS web hoster work like a normal web hoster with more security?

I was unsure where I should ask my question as this is an international site, but I figured out here would be best. I'm currently in an internship in a company where we use "gandi.net" as web hoster ...
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Any way to keep old email account passwords when transferring to a new shared server hosting package?

I am transferring a site from shared server A to shared server B via FTP (no command line access on shared servers). I have copied the /mail directory over and can recreate the email accounts on the ...
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Way to easily host web app from multiple locations

I have a web app that is latency dependant, and I would like the app to be hosted from multiple locations so that there is low latency, specifically in the U.S. East, the U.S. West, and Europe. ...
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Ordering managing Web hosting separately from the hosting itself

I have my own VPS running Debian Linux and serving several Web sites. I have no trouble to manage it on my own, as I am a self-taught Linux expert. However, I am afraid that the data will be lost in ...
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Hosting a Wordpress blog subdomain on another server

I wish to add a blog to my online store, but due to security issues with Wordpress and just for peace of mind to keep it away from my ecommerce site data, we want the blog hosted on another server/...
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How many cloud regions to be considered global?

I'm making a global app for a client. It will be hosted on Digital Ocean and I will redirect users to the closest datacenter and region, depending on their IP. Is there a rule of thumb, or industry ...
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Moving subdomain to a different hosting provider

Currently my subdomain is hosted within same webhotel as my main domain. I would like to change it to point another domain (website on Windows Azure). Subdomain should be accessible all the time ...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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Can domains be owned by an organization?

Can domains be owned by an organization? For example: A group that has meetups across the state and people are constantly coming and going from the group. They don't want one single person to ...
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File limit on shared hosting - does the issue still apply?

I've heard that shared hosting often imposes a limit on files per directory, though obviously this would be different per host. Generally speaking, is number of files still an issue on modern hosts? ...
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Should I choose Indian, Asia Pacific or USA based server? [duplicate]

My website has 98% visitor from India and 2% from rest of the globe. Now, I am migrating to VPS. Should, choose those hosts who have Data Center in India or nearer to India. Will it help to load ...
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Hosting multiple customer websites on one domain name

I have built a platform where our customers can sign up for a website and just select the information from their database to show on the website. Currently we tell our customers to point the www ...
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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 Strato-webspace....
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Managed Dedicated Servers vs Virtual private servers vs Hosting plans

Can any body tell me what is the difference between Managed Dedicated server and Virtual private server. Similarly what is difference between Virtual Private server and hosting package? And what to ...
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Can I have my Wordpress blog's subdomain hosted on Blogger.com?

I want my wordpress blog's subdomain to be hosted on Blogger. My current host is bluehost and I bought domain from Godaddy. Will it work? Why would I like to do this? Because I having something ...
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Website redirecting

I know this might not be the correct section or the correct topic but I'm totally out of other options. I've hosted a website for a client for the last year now. I paid the company that hosts my ...
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Find hosting through Bizspark program

I am a Bizspark owner and I am all set to launch my website but I am really confused about where to start the process for finding a hosting partner with my Bizspark membership. Since I have downloaded ...
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Github pages custom domain automatic redirects not working with HTTPS version

I'm using github-pages to host my website www.prahladyeri.com. In my github-pages repo, I've configured CNAME file to point towards www.prahladyeri.com. Now, as per these docs, the transition should ...
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Web hosting service with support for HTTPS, HSTS, HPKP [duplicate]

Currently, I have my website deployed on a private server, but I'm looking to move to a "real" web hosting service to better serve my readers. I kind of believe in good encryption on the web. ...
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What file permissions should I set before I give website project folder to hosting service?

I am using a CMS called Jekyll to build a website. My understanding of jekyll at this point is that it helps me to generate static web pages by providing me a simple boilerplate for a website and ...
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Is there an alternative to .htaccess?

Is there an alternative to .htaccess, in case the webhoster disabled the use of .htaccess files? I can set some PHP variables and headers inside the PHP files but how can I perform actions like ...
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How to make sure no one buys a specific domain?

I'm currently working on a website and I already know what the domain should be. I searched Godaddy and the name is available but I think not for long because it's a catchy name. However, I hesitated ...
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creating an archive/snapshot of a wordpress site — how?

I help to run a 15 year old site which is powered by wordpress (along with various kinds of legacy static content). The site has probably 20,000 wordpress posts. The main site administrator wants to ...
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Over 30% of my web site traffic is mistaken foreign traffic. How can I minimize SEO damage (bounce rates, context, audience relevance)?

Despite owning my .com domain name for almost twenty years, a new Indian TV show with the same name as my domain is entering its second season, and I can't figure out how to mitigate the damage. ...
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How can I measure website page load times from different countries? [closed]

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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Unable to access shared server space with IP and modified host file (FTP is fine)

I've set up a new shared server space (standard LAMP stack). I've been able to FTP to it using the IP address, but cannot access it through the browser, eg: https://103.xxx.xx.xx/~username I get a ...
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Can I make my site available world wide without renting a hosting server?

I know this question is basic but I am from iOS background and a beginner also. I need a clear conclusion on some of my confusion. I have gotten many answers to this question having contradiction. I ...
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Map email from one domain to another?

I have a client who purchased the .com, .net, and .org versions of his desired domain in order to capture visitors regardless of which tld the visitor enters. I have no trouble re-directing actual ...
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Godaddy Server location?

I recently changed my Godaddy shared hosting's location from US to a Europe based data center. After the migration I looked up the new server's IP and it's based in the US too. ("Arizona - Scottsdale ...
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What's a free web hosting service to show temporary beta versions of my Drupal websites online? [closed]

What's a free web hosting service to show temporary beta versions of my Drupal websites online ?
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Can I use different nameservers for different subdomains?

Suppose I have example.com and the nameserver I'm using is the one from the hosting server where I'm hosting the main site, say mainhosting.com. Now suppose I add a new subdomain e.g. bla.example.com ...