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You can host a website on a home system, if you like. There is a caveat, though. Some Internet Service Providers (ISPs) don't allow their customers to host their own servers, while others will allow you to do so. An ISP that doesn't allow home users to host their own servers may block traffic on the ports commonly used by servers. E.g., it can stop someone ...


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For apache: Create a file with the name .htaccess put it in the root of your website and inside that file write: ErrorDocument 404 /notfound.html Instead of /notfound.html write the path to your 404 page.


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I have a Webfaction account and I love it! Setting up an Django application in it is a breeze, its very simple and just works. The forums and the community is great too.


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This is a good example of when to use tags vs categories. There's nothing wrong with having varied content on a blog, or any other kind of web site. You just want to: Ensure people can get to the content that they want, and only what they want via various readers Pay attention to the topics that interest people the most and make sure that those people get ...


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The reason that boilerplate HTML5 is suggested for a resume/personal page is that it's being assumed that you aren't going to be doing large amounts of content addition/subtraction as you go along. HTML5/CSS3 can get pretty fancy w/ minimal effort and if you're a just dedicating your attention to 1 or 2 pages (resume site) it makes sense to put a large ...


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There is no 'best email address'. There are only options, with little to separate them beyond personal preference. me@example.com and hello@example.com are both popular, although generic addresses carry slight disadvantages over named addresses such as yourname@example.com, namely: A generic address may attract more spam than an address using a name ...


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I can't speak in terms of SEO, as I am in no way shape or form a SEO Expert, but I would say things that don't directly have to do with your business, should be on a different site. Business sites really should only be about the business. You can have an About Me section of the site that discusses your interests, but I would recommend breaking it up into ...


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I use my personal web site as my professional web site too. The front page is the only place where I'm overtly self-promotional, and even there I bring in a bunch of stuff such as: Latest blog posts (sometimes) Latest commitments to my Mercurial repositories Links to interesting tutorials that I've written I do rather well in search engines for the ...


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If you are using a Wordpress plugin called WordPress Stats (or a similar plugin that emulates it), then you should know that it uses a small smiley face image to gather traffic statistics (or at least, it used to). This is often placed in the footer. It can be hidden with: img#wpstats { display: none; } PS: They may have an option to disable this.


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Google App Engine is our preferred Django hosting solution. There is a solid helper library to deal with any inconsistencies. You get lots of hosting bandwidth/resources for free and if you set your daily billable amount to $0.00 (technically the same as free but they now have your credit card details) you get around 50% more resources. The upcoming Business ...


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Why choose? Use a button that has multiple services like AddThis or ShareThis. If you don't want to do that however, I'd choose to hit the major sites: Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Reddit Delicious Most social sites after those are either smaller or niche.


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Yes you can host it on your own server. If you have a static IP, just up your network as if are a server and this should work. There is plenty to be found on the matter. You don't need a domainname. A domainname is for the common user, it's a whole lot easier to remember a name than an IP address. Just think of your contact list, it's easier to remember the ...


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You can start out hosting it on your own computer. I started out hosting my first website on my own computer. Now I make my living from websites. But when you do so, be aware: Your home is going to have lousy uptime. Your site is going to go offline for a variety of reasons: snow storms, traffic accidents, neighbors hogging bandwidth, your ...


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First, what is the purpose of posting your papers? If you simply want them to be available, then for right now just use whatever's easiest, like uploading the .doc files, ideally with an in-page abstract so people know what they're getting. You can always go back and change this later. This will get you a site as soon as possible, with minimum effort if ...


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You should add all the files below /www/html to a user group of which your regular shell account is also a member of and that group has RW access to those files, this way you don't have to login as root to modify files.


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I think it should be contact@johndoe.com Because these tells user both the purpose i.e. 1. Contact 2. The person who is being contacted i.e. John over here. Let me know what you think.


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Redundant or not, john@johndoe.com would probably be the most expected, though it could potentially see your inbox get some spam. As an alternative, I'd go with either personal@johndoe.com or possibly even actual@johndoe.com because I'm a BSG fan.


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you can found here how to do what you want with Apache HTTPD: Custom Error Responses


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There's a lot of ways Google can associate a web page with a search term. Some of the more likely ones include the keywords being present in anchor text linking to that site and the other being those terms being in the content of pages that link to that site. That can happen anywhere. So, if another site has published a connection between the two then Google ...


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You seem to be talking about the right to be forgotten which exists only in some countries in Europe and only applies to sites within that jurisdiction. For that I do not know. As for the rest of the world, this is not a right and any request would be up to the discretion of the site owner. If you have a compelling case, and there are some, then I could see ...


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You can add it to your web page as in the link you cited, or a slightly more elegant way might be to upload it to a public PGP Key Server, such as this or this one, and then add the link to the page for your key on your web page. If you also use the link within your emails and files, then you'll be able to update your public key in just one place. You ...


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You have a few things going on and I can completely empathize with your being confused. It boils down to understanding just two things regarding SEO and the answer should be clear. The first is semantics. In semantics, sub-domain.domain.tld is weighted right to left for meaning. This is because the entire URL is read. In your case, ...


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My question is, can I make a site and make it public world wide with following conditions: Instead of hosting website on hosting service provider like Amazon, host it on my own server. No matter bandwidth, no matter performance, no matter uptime. Yes. I don’t want domain name. No matter people access my site using my public ip e.g. ...


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Marshall, I'm actually at your current position while making my own website. I have found many alternatives but as I am a UI Designer I want to keep it simple, beautiful and fast loading. I will tell you what I will do and maybe that can help in your future research and development. I will make an example here: http://www.metalab.co Focus in colors and ...


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Forwarding can be sniffed. Technically any form of forwarding service can intercept emails since the data is going though their network and then that of the target email address. So even without a inbox so to speak your data is being sent though the host.ir connection therefor can be sniffed and depending on what encryption has been used to send the email ...


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Give the new hosting company all your current MX entries for your domain if you want to maintain your current (not use the new) e-mail routing. When you change your nameservers at Network Solutions you will be passing ALL other DNS control over to the NSxx.WORxxxx.com servers. This generally includes website and e-mail routing. Hosting companies often ...


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Okay. It appears that not all the access are here, but that does not matter. It looks like these are valid requests with an invalid referrer URL. I am not sure why since these are Google IP addresses. I looked into my abuse database and I only see valid accesses for this IP address range except for one bot trap access so I don't think you have anything to ...


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Even when a CMS is open source it is still a black box in practice. A CMS is friendly as long as your demands are limited to what it offers. Even if you know the underlining technology, it is unrealistic to assume that you will be able to introduce your changes (again assuming that you have limited time). And even if you do manage to implement them, you will ...


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You can embed deep-linked YouTube videos by using the 'start' attribute to make playback start at a specific time, like this: <iframe id="video" width="560" height="349" src="http://www.youtube.com/embed/3CR5y8qZf0Y?start=20" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe> You could modify the start time using JavaScript and jQuery, like this: ...


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Linode gives you full root access to your virtual server and allows you to upgrade the RAM, storage, and transfer as you need. It does require a bit of technical knowledge since it starts of as a fresh install of the operating system, thought they have a lot of recipes that will help you with the initial setup. For something that requires a bit less ...



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