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The process of putting a website on production servers from a development environment.

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How to make my site say its secure (Google cloud hosted)

I have a website hosted on google cloud with a domain for it, it's a WordPress Google Cloud marketplace deployment on a virtual machine I got by following these instructions: link So far Ive found out ...
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Kubernetes static web application deployment scenario

I was wondering what is best way to setup a static web application in kubernetes: Place web app files inside the container image. Place web app files in a share volume (mounted to pods). In scenario ...
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How to deploy a server side rendering (SSR) react application (bundled by webpack) on windows server 2016 / IIS

just a heads up: This is the first time I try to deploy a react application on a custom built windows server, but I’ve managed to do it successfully on Heroku and Linux (PM2), so I know that the ...
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Running "composer install" from .cpanel.yml

I have a VPS with cPanel installed. I'm trying to run the "composer install" command from .cpanel.yml but can't get it to work. Composer is installed on the server and called via /usr/local/bin/...
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Why does Google index two copies of a website, one on a development URL with the development site ranking better?

I only found one question similar to mine, but it is for Yahoo search. Mine is regarding Google. My question is also a little extensive. Background: I created a website for a client. In order to test ...
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Re-add Netlify deploy key to Github

I deauthorized Netlify from my Github but re-authorized it again. How can I get the Netlify deploy key so that I can re-add it to my Github repo? It was auto removed when i deauthorized Netlify.
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Environment specific client-side config file

I'm developing a WebRTC app where the endpoints along with some other options are different for production and development. I was handed this project so one of codebases uses Nodejs and the other uses ...
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How much SEO risk is there having a 500 error for a few milliseconds during deployment?

I'm writing a deployment script that works like this: Copy the current document root site.current in a new folder at the same level. /web/site.current copied to /web/site.new Update the new ...
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GitHub service to deploy via git-mediawiki

I've been helping write documentation and manage the website for SuperTuxKart, an open-source racing game. The website uses MediaWiki, but we've discussed things and decided after our switch away from ...
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Copy an IIS site from one server to another

We have an asp.net mvc web application deployed under IIS7 on Windows Server 2008 R2. Now we need to move the web application to another server, which has IIS8 on Windows Server 2012. Currently the ...
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How to Get all the settings/permissions/etc. required for a web site/application?

I have no access to the production server. I need to get all the configurations made to a web site that got it working in the first place. The developers who did the deployment are now happy ...
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Announcing new website with a countdown: What load peak I have to deal with?

My corporate website is going to change: the new one is ready on a different server. I have to put a countdown of 24 hours on the current site home page, at "hour 0" I will switch to the new website (...
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How to deploy ASP.Net MVC 5 to IIS 8 running Windows Server 2012

I have developed serveral MVC 3, 4, 5 applications and have formerly deployed them via Visual Studio to a hosting provider. Never had a problem with that, everything have always worked. Now I have to ...
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Best practice for running development and production servers [closed]

I've been doing web development for some years now and have always questioned my methods when it comes to deploying a site, or doing maintenance. I have so far done the development locally, and ...
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Is there a use case for not employing Elastic Beanstalk? [closed]

Being fairly new to the AWS ecosystem, is there any reason I wouldn't want to use Elastic Beanstalk for my python+django+yeoman web app (still being prototyped, but want to be ready to scale quickly ...
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Deploying GIT repository via FTPS to a shared hosting [closed]

I would like to start using GIT for version controling. Here are my prerequisites: I'm on Windows Most of the time I would need to work on Wordpress templates I have to deploy on multiple shared ...
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Running a Python CGI Web App off of a DVD

I have run into a rather unique situation. I need to deploy a web application that uses Python CGI on a DVD. No software can be downloaded onto the computer of the user. Does anyone have any ideas ...
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How to make live site updates without affecting users?

My company has an e-commerce website which I constantly keep updating the website for. The problem is whenever I push out some stuff to the live site, like user controls page, the Application Pool ...
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Installshield in VS2012 and deployment of web application in IIS7.5

I deployed a web application in IIS 7.5 using installshield. But after deploying the site I am facing below error on accessing the site from URL. HTTP Error 403.14 - Forbidden The Web server is ...
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VS2012 One-Click Web Publish using file hashes instead of timestamps

We have have a small ASP.NET MVC web application that we develop and publish to a remote server using Visual Studio One-Click Web Publishing. We maintain our code in revision control, make edits, and ...
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Strategy for hosting 700+ domains names, each with a static HTML site

I have a portfolio of more than 700 domain names, and ideally I'd like to put up a single-page HTML/CSS/JavaScript webpage for each domain. Is there a system/strategy/workflow that will allow me to: ...
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Tomcat serving static content with directory listings

I have Tomcat 7 configured to serve static contents from a directory: <Host appBase="webapps" name="localhost"> ... <Context docBase="/var/projectA/static" path="/projectA/" /> &...
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Packaging a web application for deploying at customer site

I want to develop a Django web application that would get deployed at the customer site. The web application would run in a private cloud environment (ESX server here) of the customer. My web ...
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Is Azure compatible with JPEG XR?

I just put an F#/MVC app into a Windows Azure solution as a Web Role. Before migration, my JPEG XR (*.WDP\) files were getting displayed on the client in IE9 without issue via my local and hosted ...
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Deploying websites with a 'Maintenance Mode' switch

I'm working on a site where I need to add a 'maintenance mode' and became curious to see what methods people use to deploy their sites to live, when there is a required downtime. Some ideas that come ...
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How can I version-control and deploy a website's static files while preserving timestamps?

I'm using NanoBlogger to generate a website that consists entirely of static files—no PHP or anything similar. I'd like to place the site under version control, which means managing both NanoBlogger'...
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How to deploy Zencart on live environment

I have to deploy my zencart on my live server , when I deployed it on stage it was very painful. I had to do everything step by step again , because of lots of customization it takes lots of time , ...
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What is a deploy script?

Conversation: Me: How do we do the swap over though? Won't there be downtime no matter how we do it? X: Well, we will need to do a complete deploy script of all the steps that must be ...
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How to grep (or find) on cPanel?

How can I search for a specific string (function name or a variable name) in my files which are in various directories under cPanel file manager? I have been using a library directory and functions ...
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'Development dashboard' web application

I am not sure if something like this exists in that it is ready out of the box. I currently have some web space that I use for various projects, and I would like to setup an area for some friends and ...
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Website deployment from SVN

Does anyone use SVN to deploy their websites? If you do, could you explain your setup process and workflow or provide a link to more information? Ideally, I'd like to be able to commit to SVN and then ...
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Rolling Updates in a Webserver Farm?

Big websites (Amazon, Facebook, Yahoo etc.) don't schedule downtime for upgrades. Usually they are done "live" and rolled progressively through the server farm. They also have big infrastructure and ...
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How can I update my site without forcing users to wait?

Downtime is inconvenient for users and currently they have to wait any time a site's engine is being upgraded. Additionally, when using off-the-shelf scripts there's a risk that a setting change won't ...
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Combine websites without hurting SEO

I have a friend that I'm helping out with some web design. Basically, the guy owns a few businesses that are all complementary of each other and he wants to combine them all into a single site. There'...
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Upgrading Shopping Cart Software and SERPS

I operate a fairly large (45,000+ pages) ecommerce site that runs on an older ASP.NET 1.1 shopping cart that is a pain to administer and maintain but ranks really well. I'd like to upgrade to a .NET ...
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How to Install OSQA Q and A application in Apache

How to Install OSQA Q and A application in Apache Server. I have mod_python installed but still I am not able to run OSQA. I could not find the easy instruction to install it.
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I need an alternative to Pligg.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I was working with Pligg - The Social Networking CMS and it seems like a great software. But there are few things that are ...
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How can I decide if I should roll my own software or use a packaged CMS (and appropriate plugins)?

I'm a software engineer with little web experience currently in the process of wanting to actually using my web host and domain name for something other than a file dumping ground for files that I ...
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Migrate user accounts out of system with hashed passwords

I have a system with a few thousand user accounts that I need to migrate to a new platform. The system stores a hashed password, not encrypted or (thank goodness) plain text. Also, I don't have the ...
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Is it bad to develop against production data?

I've always heard that it is bad practice to develop against production data and am currently in the process of moving to a Dev>Stage>Production model, mainly because I have a new employee with ...
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What is the most effective way of deploying a website?

I am aware of a few ways to deploy websites: FTP Export from source control Base the site on a source control checkout I can see some upsides and downsides of each. Is there any consensus on the ...
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Can you recommend ways to manage code deployment to a Linux based web server? [closed]

I've always used a very simple bash script to deploy code. I'm moving away from using subversion to Mercurial but I don't really think the revision control software matters for deployment. What are ...
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Deploying Complex Changes

Occasionally we need to deploy fairly complex changes to a website which require changes to databases (new or changed tables) and dynamic source code (such as PHP or ColdFusion). What is the best way ...
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Should I use the Microsoft Web Platform Installer, or download the source directly and install

I am used to finding the source code for the sites I set up (like blogs or CMS's) and I have used the Web Platform Installer to try out new packages and setup my development machine, but I haven't ...
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