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Questions tagged [heroku]

Heroku is a cloud platform as a service (PaaS) supporting several programming languages. Anything related to managing such applications should be tagged with this. This including but not limited to things like dyno management, a setting up ssl and managing addons.

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Does google search index by IP address or domain name? [duplicate]

I'm thinking of moving a mostly static website from homestead to heroku (using their free dyno plan to save monthly hosting costs). All else equal (e.g. let's say the content and files all remain as ...
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Is '.herokuapp' extension in personal domain sign of unprofessional approach ? [closed]

As title implies, do extensions like .herokuapp or github.io in portfolio domain show lack of professionalism ? Or is it completely irrelevant ? I've pushed my portfolio to heroku, and I wonder is ...
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Heroku and 123 Reg showing IIS page only on naked domain

I've got a site set up with SSL that works as expected when manually typing in 'https://example.com' or 'http://example.com'. However, when I navigate to just 'example.com' I get an IIS hosting page. ...
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Hosting a site on Github and Heroku with custom domain name

Apologies if this question seems very simple, but I am new to the web-hosting world, and have a slight dilemma. I started off by hosting a single-page website on Github pages with a custom domain. I ...
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Redirect emails from hostgator to heroku

I have an app hosted on heroku but the domain name is hosted on hostgator (the client thought hostgator was the best), i have successfully added the CNAME and have the app running smoothly,my problem ...
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Heroku apps, DNS and MX records

I have a domain, example.com, for my mom's business. I'm having trouble configuring the records to allow the Heroku app to exist simultaneously with email through Microsoft Office 365. The site should ...
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What to do with the heroku subdomain for SEO after getting a custom domain?

I've been working on a website for a couple of months and it started to get some viewership after making improvements to SEO, while it was still accessible only through a .heroku.com domain. I thought ...
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Hosting different parts of website with different providers [duplicate]

I have a Rails application that broadly consists of: Marketing (/about, /pricing etc) Admin (/admin) User profiles (/john-doe/posts, /ella-211/posts) Currently I'm managing my domain with Cloudflare ...
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Is there any SEO impact from hosting on Heroku?

I want to host a site on Heroku, but I didn't know if it would cause an issue with SEO. What are the positive and negative impacts on SEO for Heroku?
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How can I setup a DNS A record on CloudFlare for a Heroku website?

I bought a new domain and I'm try to setup the DNS records at CloudFlare so the new domain will point to Heroku. My website is hosted at Heroku. Where can I find the ipv4 address of my website? My ...
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How to redirect a Heroku domain to a custom domain?

Let's say my web can be accessed with www.example.com and example.herokuapp.com. How can I redirect example.herokuapp.com/* to www.example.com/*? Heroku suggests that I use HTTP status 301 Moved ...
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How to point a GoDaddy subdomain to several Heroku apps with a trailing slash?

I purchased a domain from GoDaddy like so: www.mydomain.com I created a subdomain as well: demo.mydomain.com I want to display all of my live demos on the demo.mydomain.com site like this: demo....
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How to protect my files on Heroku

My sendemail.php file is located in the root of my website, is there a way to protect it? Also i want to protect or hide my js folder, so noone can see my code with direct link or via the google ...
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Is it possible to have a CNAME DNS record point to a URL with a path?

I've registered several domains for my nieces and nephews, the idea being to create small static webpages for them, so they can say 'look at my website!'. In terms of hosting it, I'm using expressjs ...
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CNAME pointing towards a Heroku page isn't working

I have a CNAME for www.mywebsite.com pointing towards example.herokuapp.com, and the original Heroku page is working just fine. However the CNAMEd website (www.mywebsite.com) is showing a Herokuapp ...
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Heroku app + 1and1 domains - Custom domain name switches back to default heroku app's domain on click within the web app

The issue Hey guys, I'm having some issues concerning my website ( http://colegiojeffersontoday.com ). The issue is that although the custom domain works upon first entering the website, for some ...
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How to add naked domain (without www) on GoDaddy deployed via Heroku?

I have a domain that's been deployed via Heroku, and is up and running fine with the www. But if I go to the domain without the www, it does not render correctly. I tried adding both domains on Heroku,...
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Domain configuration for website with and without www

I have a heroku app with the following settings: Domain name: www.localhost.com DNS Target: safe-springs-1527.herokuapp.com The domain is on GoDaddy. The settings there are: A (Host) 0 Records (0 ...
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Heroku App custom domain, forwarding from goDaddy & getting different behavior for `www.example.com` vs `example.com`

I have deployed an app on heroku - http://appsparkler.heroku.com and created a custom domain for it - www.appsparkler.com Then, from goDaddy, where I have purchased this domain name appsparkler.com, ...
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Why GoDaddy custom domain redirects to Heroku's appid.herokuapp.com?

I am trying to setup a custom domain with Heroku. Here is the setup I did for my wikinames.org domain in my GoDaddy account: DNS zone: @ A 50.63.202.1 www CNAME myappid.herokuapp.com ...
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How to point naked domain and www to the same Heroku app?

I create a simple Rails app and deployed it to Heroku. This is my app. I use Cloudflare to manage my DNS records and I try to achieve something like this: This is all my current DNS records inside my ...
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1and1 Domain and Heroku - Too many Redirects

I have an App hosted on Heroku, Domain and DNS Target is <appname>.herokuapp.com, as usual. My 1and1 Domain <domain>.net is set up to HTTP-redirect to www.<domain>.net. I added the ...
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Custom Heroku Domain redirecting to random website

I'm helping a friend out with her Rails App, and this morning the custom domain started automatically redirecting to freelancer.com instead of the App. The automatically created Heroku subdomain, i.e. ...
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VisualEditor for MediaWiki wiki via node.js on Heroku

For small non-WMF wikis on economical shared hosting it might be possible to get Extension:VisualEditor running without having to upgrade to VPS hosting. That is by installing Parsoid to run on Heroku'...
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Heroku CNAME redirect leads to www.www

I'm trying to use a domain name I have on Namecheap with Heroku. Heroku's documentation advised a CNAME Alias. In the past, I've gotten other domains on the same service (Namecheap) to work with ...
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How to get rid of Heroku App domain in the search resutls

I am using Heroku to host my rails app and I have created a custom domain for the app at www.luminoto.com. I just did a search for "luminoto" and I see that the herokuapp domain (horschgallery....
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Use SSL on Heroku without paying Heroku for SSL?

In this post, the author suggest a way to get SSL on Heroku without paying Heroku for it: Pay Cloudflare for premium service, and get SSL support with it. Create a CNAME in cloudflare that points to ...
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Configure Namecheap mail with Zerigo DNS

I need to configure my DNS as follows: I am using Heroku and Zerigo to manage DNS. However, Zerigo will not let me set the hostname to @. Has anyone ever experienced the same issue?
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Simultaneously host website on multiple platforms?

Is it possible to host my site www.example.com that sells T-Shirts on multiple services simultaneously e.g. AWS EC2 (or Heroku) & my personal box (let's call it MyBox)? I would typically serve ...
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SSL Hosting Support for site with existing SSL certificate [duplicate]

I would like to know if there are any hosts that host PHP sites with SSL support for free, if I have an existing SSL certificate for my domain. I checked out many questions here(about 10) but none of ...
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Personal e-mail address on Heroku

Right now, my Rails website is being hosted on a regular virtual host, running CentOS and cPanel, the classical way. I also have an e-mail address on my domain, and my host also, obviously, provides ...
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DNS forwarding used to point GoDaddy DNS to Heroku app: this doesn't work from a corporate network, why?

My domain on GoDaddy is set up with DNS forwarding to the Heroku app. This works fine from all the internet connections I've tried except for the one at work. How can I troubleshoot this issue? Is it ...
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How can I remove the security/malicious user warning from my website?

I have a domain name tradespring.net, and www.tradespring.net that redirect to my Heroku app with a CNAME record. However when I first try to access these sites it gives me a malicious warning. ...
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Can't get heroku site updated on custom domain

I have hosayif.com registered at GoDaddy, and I set up a cname for rails.hosayif.com to point to my heroku app at sharp-meadow-6535.herokuapp.com. I set this up with a previous app, and it worked. I ...
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Heroku dyno vs vps performance [closed]

I'm trying to get a sense of how a Heroku web dyno compares to a standard vps. For example, how many web dynos would be equivalent to a Linode 512? or a Linode 1024?
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How do I deal with content scrapers? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to protect SHTML pages from crawlers/spiders/scrapers? My Heroku (Bamboo) app has been getting a bunch of hits from a scraper identifying itself as GSLFBot. Googling for ...
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Can you host Magento on Heroku?

I have Magento running on Heroku but the DB is on Dreamhost (because Heroku doesn't host mySQL). I get a Database connection error from Magento whenever I try to connect. Anyone ever done this?
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DNS configuration to force root domain to www

we have an app running on heroku. the dns setup is like this: A record for domain.com -> heroku front end ip addresses CNAME for www.domain.com -> specific host name for our app provided by heroku ...
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SSL is not enabled in Heroku

Since Heroku has integrated the piggybank_ssl addon by default, trying: heroku addons:add piggyback_ssl or heroku addons:add ssl:piggyback results in: ! This add-on is now a standard Heroku ...
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How do I deploy a favicon on Heroku?

I have the following Hello world code for my Heroku app. Also in my project's root folder, I have a favicon.ico. import os from flask import Flask app = Flask(__name__) html = ''' <!doctype html&...
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enable email on Godaddy when using Zerigo on Heroku hosted app

A little recap of what I have done ... and then my questions Q1, Q2 and Q3 1 - I developed a RoR app that I deployed on Heroku. biowatts.heroku.com 2 - I bought a domain name at GoDaddy: ...
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How can you prevent someone destroying your app if they get into your account on heroku?

Heroku is wonderful but it's slightly concerning that if your Heroku login is compromised someone can simply destroy your entire app and business. Is there any way of preventing this using multi ...
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DNS A Records with 1and1 and Heroku

I have a domain name registered through 1and1.com that I'd like to point to my Heroku app (mydomain.com and www.mydomain.com). Heroku's instructions (http://devcenter.heroku.com/articles/custom-...
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Running into problems hosting a website on Heroku

I'm starting to learn more on the back-end scale of programming. Recently I started up Heroku for the second or third time. This time I actually installed the Git update to my Mac and installed ...
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Speed up Heroku (small) app

I want to speed up my Heroku app, should I add an extra Dyno or the first Worker? Thanks.