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Some hostings might not have mapping for default file to be used as homepage, thus you might sometimes need to add it. If this is Apache-based hosting(commonly Linux hostings use Apache), you will want to create/add new line to .htaccess file like so: .htaccess file: DirectoryIndex index.html If it's Windows-based hosting running IIS, check how to set ...


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Yes, in the latest version there is a feature called Layouts which is available by default and lets you drag and drop components in a custom layout. A layout is made of rows and columns, and you can map them to a custom grid framework like bootstrap. Then, with the Layouts module you can create Blueprints which are reusable layout elements. So as layout is ...


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She already says she has a place to host the website, but was asking if I could make it using wordpress and then give her the source code. Is this possible? Sort of. You can create a free site on wordpress.com but you can't export the look and feel of it...just the content. Alternately, if you have PHP and MySQL hosting, you can download WordPress ...


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Use HTTP Authentication. When visiting the page people would be prompted with a login box. If they log in the site works as expected, if they don't have valid login credentials they get a "401 - Unauthorized" error and nothing else. You don't have to change your website code of anything for this. It can be enabled from your hosting control panel, of from ...


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Oh Lord No! You do not want access to the live site lest you make a mistake and are able to take responsibility for anything that could possibly go wrong even if it has nothing to do with you. It may be necessary that you deploy the site for the client. However, in this case, it seems that the client is willing to take on the this task. To answer your ...


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It is very unusual to not get information about the server. You can't even really know what the client is willing to install. Usually you either get direct access, or you get complete specs of what you possibly need to know. You really can't setup DB connection and other stuff without knowing. At the very least you need to make sure you're not responsible ...



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