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My php.ini configuration is being ignored - how can I override the error reporting level in my PHP scripts?

Just migrated to a new server, and its error reporting level for PHP is higher than the server we migrated from. It's showing warnings and notes about deprecated PHP. While obviously, the long term ...
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Web server specifications for online Text-based web game

I am developing an online text-based game similar to Mafia wars. Of course I won't expect 20 million players on my site, but I want to choose a web server that is suitable for me. I am a complete ...
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How to enable more file formats for GZIP/Deflate Compression

I enabled gzip/Deflate compression on our servers per Google's Page Speed directives, and it looks like it's now compression html/php files, but a couple file formats aren't being compressed that ...
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How to move IIS7 site from one server to another

What is the process to copy an entire .NET website from one server to another server? Both sites are running Windows Server 2008, IIS7, and SQL 2008? The base site is the live site The new site is ...
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Chmod 777 to a folder and all contents on Apache web server

I have just got new hosting for my website and I have a directory /www which I put all my website files within and a folder in that directory called 'store'. Within 'store' is several files and ...
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Nginx: different content to specific request method

I have the image in the URL (my server): http://www.example.com/example.jpg If my user put this image URL on his site: return the image (normal). If my user put this image URL on his browser: return ...
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What is the list of requirements to build a webserver at home? [closed]

Please i am researching to check the programs and hardware devices i need to build my own webserver. Any trusted links, ideas or solutions are highly appreciated!
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Is a cloud server enough for a video converting service?

I was wondering if my cloud server can do it , or I must have a dedicated server .. It's a service for for video converting , the specifcations of the server now is medium , but as the member number ...
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Joomla Server Migration Tool, Script, or Assistant

What Tool, Script, or Assistant provides the easiest way to perform server migration on a Joomla 1.6 website ? I was thinking that I would do the following: Backup Existing Files using FileZilla ...
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Looking for recommendations for Windows Web hosting companies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've always used Linux web hosting companies such as Dreamhost and Media Temple. I have been asked to host a website ...
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Web Host for ASP.NET MVC Web Site

I currently host a ASP.NET MVC site on Microsoft Azure. It's a great service, but a little pricey. Costs like $0.12 an hour just to have your site live, and then they also charge SQL Transfer and ...
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Download Link for Custom File Type

I have a client that wants to make their products firmware files available for download on their website. The firmware files have a custom extension: .bi2. The client wants the files to be downloaded ...
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Running a program that extracts data from websites

I have created a program that searches through every player of a particular online game, visits their information webpage and extracts pieces of information about them (ie. their stats). The problem ...
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Hosting server application for global SME

We are planning to set up a complete ERP and CRM system for a medium-sized global company, that might turn into a essential tool for all locations once deployed. For now these locations include USA, ...
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What can a mac mini server do? Is it useful for starting up a home business?

The mac mini is a really appealing option to someone like me with little knowledge of servers. I am looking for a server that I can use for a small business, to: host websites, store company files and ...
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I want to learn about servers, where should I start? [closed]

I am interested in learning how to run a server to host a website and provide me with email and all the other features hosting companies offer. I have read snippets from all over about different ...
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Deny access to a folder on hosting server but serve the pages

My hosting server allows to host multiple websites. The directory structure is like this root |_ www.a.com |_ www.b.com |_ www.c.com |_ www.d.com I want to put some PHP files on the www.d.com ...
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Why don't I have a loop error with these redirects?

I know this may seem a bit of a question in reverse, but I actually don't seem to have a problem I just want to make sure before I proceed. I have 2 domains domain1.com and domain2.com and a ...
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What kind of hosting web server / DB / infrastructure is need for high volume dating website?

I want to know what kind of infrastructure is need for a dating website developed in php/mysql. Consider a website like match.com and eharmony.com with millions of users. Users create their profile, ...
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Do hosting companies, usually, allow running custom made server software?

I am starting a new project that includes subscriber registration and emailing them daily. For my project I created a server application written in c#, a website written in PHP, and a database managed ...
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How do I use a domain name on a dedicated hosting server?

I recently purchased a domain name from godaddy and am probably going to set up a dedicated server soon. Are there any articles that people know of which can help me set up my domain name on the ...
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Directory access control with Apache: do I need to use a specific .htaccess?

I have an Apache webserver, and in the Apache configuration, I have Alias /backups "/backups" <Directory "/backups"> AllowOverride None Options Indexes Order allow,deny Allow ...
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Changing mod_rewrite “file exists” checks to not see directories as files

I have the following mod_rewrite rules set up: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME}\.php -f RewriteRule ^(.*)$ $1.php This works fine, allowing me to ...
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Lightweight PHP-supporting webserver: Nginx, Cherokee, or Hiawatha?

I had asked this question on ServerFault, but nobody answered satisfactorily, so I re-ask here. I want a lightweight webserver. The requirements are: PHP support HTTPS support Virtual domains (we ...
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Web Server requirements

What are the server requirements for deploying a web portal. This web portal will be used by the public for registering, querying the record and uploading documents. once uploaded, the documents need ...
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Is it necessary to create a DNS record for “website.com” when create one for “www.website.com”

When I create a DNS record for website "www.website.com", is it necessary to create a record for "website.com" first?
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Recommendations on how to validate an web server?

Does anyone know of any tools that can be run against web server to determine how compliant the server is with the various HTTP specs?
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Disqus-like comment server

I'm looking at setting up a blog, and I think I want to go the static website compiler route, rather than the perhaps more conventional Wordpress route. I'm looking at using blogofile, but could use ...
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Tracking Redirects Leading to your site

Is there a way in which I can find out if a user arrived at my site via a redirect? Here's an example: There are two sites, first.com & second.com. Any request to first.com will do a 302 ...
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Web page layout becomes broken when moved to live

I want to preface my question with the fact that I'm only a front-end web developer, so please excuse my gross lack of knowledge in this area. My company has three webservers: one for development ...