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We now utilize a crawling method of adding new content to our search index. The subdomain you refer to was just retired over the weekend, and we'll be updating that FAQ page very shortly. Best regards, Eric from


The Google help page on submitting sitemaps says: "Note: If you are providing a Sitemap index file, you only need to issue a single HTTP request that includes the location of the Sitemap index file; you don't need to issue individual requests for each Sitemap listed in the index." Assuming that you're indeed providing correct lastmod timestamps in your ...


The physical location of the registrar isn't important, what matters is where their DNS servers are located in relation to your users, and whether they use unicast or anycast for the DNS services. You tend to find that the bigger DNS providers use anycast. This broadcasts the same DNS information to multiple servers located around the Internet. When a ...


You have a problem with the nameserver (NS) records for $ dig NS ;; ANSWER SECTION: 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS 1800 IN NS ...


Outside of signing up for the various web master tools accounts, Bing, Google, Baidu, et. al., the robots.txt file can be used to generally announce the existence of a sitemap file. You use the following example in your robots.txt file which is possibly the best way to get the various search engines (generally speaking) to use your sitemap. Sitemap: http://...


This blog post looks like it has a lot of useful information for what you want: It describes using autobench.

2 died as a search engine a long time ago. However, you can still submit a website's sitemap to it, if you wish. However, it will have to be done manually. If you'd like to submit your XML sitemap to, simply type in the following in your browser's search bar:, where ...


Okay. Mike. I would find a good, solid, and reliable registrar with decent DNS services. It is not necessary that they are local to your server and here is why. When a user makes a request, it is their ISP DNS that they hit, not yours. Sorta. Simple huh? Essentially, your DNS records will get cached, propagated, and otherwise distributed according to what ...


Edit %SystemRoot%\system32\drivers\etc\hosts and replace ::1 localhost with localhost Save and restart apache. Hope it will work .


Could your app developers check for connectivity on a page like "testconn.php" instead of "/". That way you can just exclude that page from your reports. You can filter if the hits are coming from the same host/network/provider, IP address/IP range or maybe a unique browser version. If you can find a common factor in these then you can filter it this way.


If you need the ping time to a server from many different locations, one site is - this gives the ping time from around 50 places. There are other similar sites. Another way is to get a virtual server in country (city) one, and ssh into it, and then ping a server on country two from it. This also works in reverse. For example, if ...

1 This will provide all you need! You could also use a ping service such as Pingdom. HTH


Are you sure ICMP ping is enabled? (Can you ping those addresses from another network?) You might have that blocked in either the firewall or the computer itself, if it runs on a dedicated IP address.


Am I correct in thinking that hosts with several "Packets lost" messages from different locations have less stable or slower connections Totally wrong. Packet-loss may happen everywhere on path from you to hoster, you (with ping) can only say "some routes are worse for me, than another" (and slow, overloaded server may have bigger impact on overall delays, ...


The router's firewall and other protection software was enabled. Comcast forgot to disable this when they gave me a static I.P. When they disabled it and put it in to "pass-through" mode, voila, website is browseable.


Your ISP is likely blocking port 80. Try setting/forward on some other port and see if it works.

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