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You have a shared hosting plan. That means you cannot install software. Your SSH access is primarily meant for managing files remotely. You may be able to run Java or whatnot with your account, but not as a server/service. Generally, the minimum required hosting package for installing your own software is a virtual server (also called virtual machine, ...


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__MACOSX folders contain the metadata that OS X stores about files on Windows-formatted partitions that don't support extended attributes. .DS_Store files do have a name, it's prepended with a . to be hidden on OS X systems. Again, this is for file attributes like Spotlight comments. All of this is irrelevant to your actual question. wp-content indicates a ...


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Backups Something else to consider is backups. Some hosting providers will provide a rudimentary service (once a week?) and you might not have direct access to do a restore yourself. So be mindful of the restore process as well a the backup process. There are quite a few commercial products in the marketplace that differ according to your needs (data ...


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You can't really use naked domains with cloud hosting environments like Google AppEngine, because the IP addresses may change at any time so you have to use a CNAME, which you can't do with a naked domain. Some providers have DNS workarounds if you use their own DNS, and Google may do that.


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"How to set up a sub subdomain" From Tech Titbits, Jul 8th, 2008 by Ellimist. I’ve been getting quite a few hits from Google to the DNS Guide post from people searching for how to set up a sub subdomain. It’s quite simple actually. Say you want to set up a sub sub domain sub2.sub1.domain.com. All you need to do is create an A record for ...


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No need for any tools really. You don't even need to change your nameservers. You can do it with just an A record(s) for the most part. First log into your DNS zone manager. Then make an A record pointing the domain to your server IP. Then make a www CNAME record with an alias to that domain, as well as an MX of the same domain alias. On the server, use ...



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