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When you create a FTP user account in cPanel you assign it a ownership directory, if that folder happens to be a child directory of the master account then you won't be able to go higher. e.g /home/your-username/public_html/new-user/ Will not be able to view the parent public_html. This is a security messure and something you shouldn't need to turn off. ...


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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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"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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I was in a similar situation about a year ago, had a managed VPS for some years before i needed a better server and had to switch to an un-managed VPS. Although i had another un-managed VPS without a control panel previously, this time round i chose an un-managed box with cPanel already installed. This was quite handy as i didn't have to deal with installing ...


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You can transfer your hosting services from one provider to another. I have followed some simple steps while transferring my services from Godaddy to Bigrock Create a Backup of Your Website Data The next step here is the domain registration company to go about changing the information from your old DNS information to the new DNS system. Typically, this ...


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You should open the control panel of your domain name provider. If you bought your domain with SquareSpace and you manage it through it, follow these instructions http://help.squarespace.com/guides/opening-dns-settings Then, modify the MX records under DNS settings according to the new web server. About the subdomain webmail.example.com: it depends on your ...


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If you visit the 1&1 site, and put your mouse over the word "servers", you will see "Dedicated server" along with "High Performance server with Full root access". Therefore, a dedicated server is what you need to login as root. Like the people above said, because you're unfamiliar with linux commands, it suggests to me you might not understand the ...


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Speed of content delivery is important I recommend asking any providers you are interested in for your web hosting needs to produce a demonstration page that you can test the TTFB (time to first byte) value. Webpagetest.org can test such values from various computers for you. Additionally, Google factors this in when you use its page-speed insights tool to ...


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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 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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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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