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Questions tagged [directory]

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Excel Spreadsheet to Online Directory [closed]

I have a spreadsheet on Excel which is a directory of particular services in and around my city. It has columns for CITY, LOCALITY, TYPE OF ORGANIZATION, AGE LIMIT and FEES EXEMPTED which have ...
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Apache ErrorDocument returns 404 in place of 302

I have a Directory and DirectoryMatch declaration with ErrorDocument as <Directory "/Images/folder"> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order allow,deny ...
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Redirect to homepage based on server error code with htaccess

I just took over management of a small HTML website. I discovered the security on the website was almost non-existent because full directory browsing was possible. I have since disabled directory ...
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When splitting a folder with tens of thousands of documents into several folders, how can I handle broken links?

I have over 30,000 html files stored in www.example.com/docs, and these files are linked to each other. When it comes to displaying the content of those files on my site, I use the following code: ...
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When I have multiple .htaccess files between several sites, which is the active one?

I have 4 sites hosted with the same ISP. The sites were modified endless times, and now, I have several .htaccess files. One of the is at the main root. The others are spread in different places. For ...
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Copyright issues with directory website

I am trying to create a directory website that would be for tattoo artists in a particular niche of tattoo design. I want to initially list different artists for free to gain momentum and maybe ...
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How to avoid WordPress visitor access to wordpress/ folder instead of domain in Plesk after making that folder the site root?

I used Plesk and installed WordPress at example.com/wordpress After a while, I moved the access of my WordPress to root (example.com) But, instead of moving all files to the root directory (httpdocs/...
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Google indexing Wordpress wp-content directories and all internal files

Recently I noticed that the total number of crawl pages have been increased. So I searched on google using site: and got several pages with a directory wp-content. I also checked Google Search Console,...
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What directory structure is typically used for domains and subdomains on a Linux Apache server

Although I've used MAMP and AMPPS before on OSX, simply for testing purposes, this question is about actual production websites on Apache servers. If I had the domain name www.example.com - if this ...
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How can I give FTP access to multiple folders in cPanel?

I am trying to create a FTP account in cPanel, and give it FTP access to multiple directories. There are a lot of folders, but I only want to give the user access to two of them. I know how to give ...
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Is there any real tangible benefit from replacing many one-file directories with many files in one directory?

I run an information repository website, catering specifically to CPUs, and before the website gets too large, I would like to know if the current setup is going to give me trouble in the future. Say ...
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Business Directory - duplicate content in descriptions - SEO impact

I run a Business Listing Directory website listing local businesses in the area. These businesses are allowed to submit their company description, contact details, URL and other links such as Fb or ...
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Does serving a directory page as “not found” affect SEO of its sub pages?

If my site has pages of form: /product_root/product1 /product_root/product2 /product_root/product3 If somehow my page `/product_root/ gets served as "404 Not Found" to Googlebot, would rankings of ...
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Comfortable number of server files in a folder

I'm building a website which holds its images in relevant folder, but I was wondering how to structure the folder paths ( month/year/ or just year/ ) I will be getting the images via php, so the ...
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.htaccess wreaking havoc on site root! Help!

I was taught that it is a good practice to separate publicly viewed webpages from included files and other, more sensitive information. That poses a problem, however, when you wish to request index....
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Change WAMP root directory for Apache so uses a shared folder from another virtual machine

I have installed Windows on a VMWare workstation and installed WAMP on it. Also I have installed WAMP on the main system. So I have shared c:/wamp/www folder from main system to that Virtual machine. ...
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Allow third party to use domain subdirectory without risk to your server

If you have a live site on example.com, is it possible to allow third-parties to set up their own site at example.com/project1, example.com/project2 etc without subjecting your server to risk? I ...
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Creating sub-directories in public_html without effecting higher scope files ( index.php )

I have in my Navigation bar: "example.co/index.php (home), example.co/action.php, example.co/car.php /etc". Now I have my games in the "/games/" directory But once I click on a game in /games/ ...
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How much time does Dmoz.org take to approve a link on their directory?

My client wants to have his site listed on the Dmoz.org directory. I have filled out the forms but am still waiting for the approval process to complete. Is there anything else I need to do to make ...
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How to redirect the root of a directory in .htaccess without also redirecting all the contents?

I have two specific URL which are being redirected with 301 redirect in my .htaccess file like below: redirect 301 /old-url-1/ http://www.domain.com/new-url-3/ redirect 301 /old-url-2/ http://www....
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apache directory pages in default setup = duplicate content?

I'm trying to figure out if google or any other service would treat apache folder pages as duplicate content if in each access attempt a random number of slashes are used. For example, these four URLs ...
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Using sub-directory vs single directory urls [duplicate]

I'm creating a location based site and was debating between two styles of writing urls. The first shows the name of the restaurant followed by the city its located in. example.com/hillstone-new-york ...
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Must the fulltext version of papers be in the same subdirectory as the html abstract to be indexed by Google Scholar?

I have recently made an online repository of papers for an academic organisation. But we are not being picked up by Google Scholar. I think it might be because the fulltext urls are not in a format ...
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How to change the directory in which MediaWiki is installed after upgrading a temporary directory?

I have a section in my website which uses MediaWiki. eg. sitename.com/codewiki/ It has been 3 years since I installed MediaWiki. Now i am getting errors so i wanted to upgrade to the latest version. ...
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Backlinks - Should I Disavow SEO, Keyword, Performance, Stats, Domain, and Other Similar Sites?

So it's obvious in the new era that we should disavow poor quality backlinks. What about links from sites like that are intended to provide "statistical or performance information"? Most of them seem ...
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Is there a point in registering my company (and my website URL) in a public company catalog for SEO?

There are many local and global company catalogs. Some of them generate info about my company automatically, some have to be manually filled out. Is there any benefit to registering and adding a link ...
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How do these SERPs display directory information in rich-snippet without sitelinks? (two example screenshots)

Here are two examples of directory sites which have rich-snippets. How do these sites display directory information (local business contact info) in the SERP listing without using site-links? In ...
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301 redirects and non-existent directories

I just wanted to clarify something; my boss often messes up and tells a customer to go to a specific directory; i.e. mysite.co.uk/directory/ instead of the actual correct URL mysite.co.uk/this_page....
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PHP Clean Directory

Is there a way to clean a directory using PHP after a certain amount of days? I'd like to put the amount of days into a $Cleanup variable? I've tried and not been able to get it working.
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When can I remove directory validation script?

When I apply to add my website to a directory, it asks to add some script to my homepage or index page to validate the website. At what point can I remove this script? I want to add my site to various ...
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Changing image upload directory [duplicate]

A couple of years ago I changed my websites upload directory to a subdomain (to images.mudfooted.com). I am now working on a major update on my website and wondering if the subdomain is actually the ...
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Legality of publishing a website in directory?

I want to make a list of biggest websites that run on specific platform. I won't mention platform here but let's say xy for example. So basically it will be a directory where each site will be ...
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is it legal to use links from an established website to identify unique content?

Not sure if this is a good place to ask, but maybe someone here can point me in the right direction... If I wanted to make a commercial, directory type website (where users can enter content) and in ...
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Website directory structure regarding subdomains, www, and “global” content

I am trying to make a homemade HTTP server. It occurs to me, though, I never fully understood what you might call "relativity" among web pages. I have come across that www. is a subdomain, and I ...
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SEO and location targeting , sub-domain or sub-directory? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory With regards to say a national service that has locations based in 10 cities. Each city needs to have individual content, such as blogs, info ...
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How can I use .htaccess to rewrite different domains to different sub-directories, masking the sub-directory?

I have a shared hosting plan that allows unlimited addon domains, but they can only point to the public root (/). I use .htaccess to point different domains to their corresponding sub-directories. For ...
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Submitting new site to directories - will Google penalize?

I just started a new site with a forum to discuss stocks. I've already submitted my site to DMOZ. To help promote my site and to help people who are looking for stock discussion forums to find it, I'...
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Apache2's recursive directory permission requirement

The experience I've had thus far is from Ubuntu 10.04 and 12.04 64 bit OS so if there are other OS differences I'd like to know if this is an OS specific problem or not. The issue I've experienced is ...
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How to hide download file from bots? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to restrict the download of all files in a folder? I want to make a private file available for download but not use username/password protection. I want to put the file ...
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Which kind of public sitemap should I build for a search based navigation site

I have a search based navigation web-site. Each query has filters as well as sort-by. The search results point to end-pages inside the site. Each of those pages has many outlinks to other end-pages. ...
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Prevent file table from showing navigation links [closed]

I am trying to display the files in my folder, "Amir", but my table keeps displaying all of the files, "." and "..". How can I prevent my table from displaying ".." or "."? I have placed the code and ...
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.htaccess Forward all mail subdomains to /webmail/

I would like to write a .htaccess rewrite command that takes any url with a subdomain mail and forwards them to whatever domain included that subdomain with /webmail at the end. e.g. mail.zane.com ...
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Web Server Directory / URL question

Ok..So I know this is an easy question, but I just don't know. Given the URL: http://mail.google.com/ What is mail? Is that a directory or what? I have a domain, and I want to put a webpage on an ...
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displaying a list of files [closed]

In my web application I have the user sign up for an account, then the account data is saved in a mysql database. The user can then go to "index.php" and log in with their credentials. My application ...
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Point sub directory to another IP?

We have a website that we want to keep on it's hosting - www.domain.com. We then want to point a sub directory to hosting that is somewhere else www.domain.com/new-website. Is it possible to have ...
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Help! Requesting a change of URL on Yahoo Directory!

I submitted a couple websites on yahoo directory a month ago. For some reason, the url they listed was not the url I asked for, they listed the Japanese version instead of the submitted English ...
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Full password not required to access password protected directory?

I password protected a directory in cPanel. When I went to access the page in my browser, I accidentally hit backspace on the password before I hit enter. Surprisingly, the page still loaded. I played ...
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Is it a bad idea for my homepage to be in a sub-folder? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should home page be just domain name or can it be in a folder? I have just put my first website online :D It's a revision website (that's how cool I am:p ). All my content ...
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Universal Business Listing

For SEO purposes, would it make sense to register with Universal Business Listing and buy a package from them? Or it's just going to be a waste of money?
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Stop searches showing tld domain sites appearing as subdirectory of main holding site domain?

I'm not sure if this is a problem specific to how my hosting is structured or not. Let's say the main domain for my account is maindomain.com (for purpose of discussion). I am building other sites, ...