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Fake traffic from “http-kit” to my website

I've started to receive fake traffic from "http-kit" that shows under browser category on GA. I'm not aware of were this traffic is from, not able to track & get the ip. Just found this under ...
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What could cause occasional continued 404 errors that were originally triggered by high website traffic?

I have a website where one page received huge traffic in one moment, causing errors 404. Next day, traffic returned to normal but some percent of this page visitors still receive this error (5-10%). ...
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Can I use one domain name with two servers from different hosting companies?

I have a WordPress website. These days I'm having physical memory limitations. I tried to fix it and did well except the memory usage (RAM) usage is still high. Not as high as before, but still not ...
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Do i need to go from shared hosting to vps or a dedicated server? [closed]

I currently have a website and once i write a new blog post i send out the link to my contacts in my whatsapp groups since there will be an inrush of requests to the same blog post, will my current ...
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Jargon for when your site's bandwidth quota is eaten up by traffic from a backlink in a popular blog? [duplicate]

This happens every now and then on the web. Charlie has a personal blog where they posts about technical stuff. One day a popular site finds about their posts, and decides to do an article on it, ...
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Google Analytics traffic surge from China, not real visitor, Baidu?

UPDATE2: Seems this all comes from Baidu crawlers, here's some outputcreated by GoAccess analyzing our logs. We've restricted the the following user-agent which seems to be used by them: Mozilla/5....
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Wordpress site and Slashdot effect - what kind of hosting service (solution) do I need to search for?

I admin Wordpress site with 120k Facebook fans. Site has 750,000 pageviews/month according to GA. When the owner shares something on site's FB fan page, my 4GB RAM VPS is immediately out of RAM and I ...
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Suspicious Web Traffic from Amazon.com ISP

Just a few hours back I was checking my logs when I found a whole bunch of traffic from IP address 54.174.xx.xx and ISP Amazon.com (validated from Google analytics). It lasted for an hour and then ...
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Spam Traffic, large page view increase but normal amount of visitors - doesn't appear to be referral spam

For the last two days I have been getting above average traffic on my website. Most of these visitors have an average duration of under 15 seconds. While there are not that many more visitors than ...
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Many requests in my logs to the same obscure page from Opera Mini. What can be the explanation?

I checked my site's logs and I found 20 thousand requests on the same day all to an obscure page of my site. The IP address of the requests belong to Opera Mini. Can someone explain this? I would be ...
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PHP web app hosting considerations and advice - high traffic expected from day 1 [duplicate]

I'm in the process of researching hosting providers for a high traffic Facebook application. The client has over 300,000 likes so we can expect quite a bit of traffic when posts are made about it and ...
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PrestaShop preformence with 100.000 + products

I am i the process of finding a replacement for an old web-shop (Compumail.dk), we are looking at a lot of possibility's and one of them is PrestaShop. The site has in the area of 100.000 products, ...
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Unusual rise in pageviews with no increase in unique visitors

There has been an unusual raise in my website page views. During the day I usually get 40-50 page views per minute, but its a few days now that i'm getting about 150 page views/ minute, and there is ...
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cPanel Monthly Bandwidth Traffic - HTTP Traffic Extremely High

So I have a website/blog which I have hosted with a service which is offering me 2000mb of monthly bandwidth traffic. I recently have started getting a lot of traffic, or I suppose, enough to push me ...
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Dynamic php pages getting direct traffic

I just launched a website and for the 1st 30 days was only getting word of mouth traffic with good analytic #s. Bounce rate around 32% and average of 3 minutes visit duration. Now that I've submitted ...
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Spam bot constantly hitting our site 800-1,000 times a day. Causing loss in sales

For the past 5 months our site has been receiving hits from these 4 sites below; sheratonbd.com newsheraton.com newsheration.com newsheratonltd.com Typically the exact url they come from looks ...
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Huge increase in direct load homepage traffic and bounce rate, causes?

Over the holiday shopping period our website saw a huge increase in direct load traffic directly on the homepage (from 2mil to 8-9mil hits) and the bounce rate went through the roof on that page (70-...
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How much bandwidth do I need? Please help? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm an inexperienced webmaster trying to estimate hosting requirements for a site. I need to work out a dollar amount for a ...
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Everything needed to run a high-traffic web site

I'm an experienced front-end web developer, while my back-end experience has occurred only within the context of Drupal. Basically, the deeper things go into the back end, the more inexperienced I am. ...
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What is a lot of traffic?

I'd like to ask "What exactly is considered a lot of traffic for a website?" What's the minimum someone could say - after stating their website receives a lot of traffic - as to not be laughed at? ...
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What hosting solutions help with traffic spikes?

A web application is hypothetically featured on Digg or Reddit, and the server load immediately spikes up by a couple of orders of magnitude. What kind of hosting solution will allow the website to ...
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Server cost/requirements for a web site with thousands of concurrent users?

I'm working on a big project, and I do not have much experience with servers and how much they cost. The big project consist of a new table game for online playing and betting. Basically, a poker ...
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How big sites scale up and optimize to massive traffic?

How do sites like Facebook and Twitter optimize their sites for massive traffic. Aside from spending big bucks on getting the best servers, what can be optimized in your code to accommodate massive ...