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A computer program running as a service, a physical computer dedicated to running one or more such services or a software/hardware system such as a database server, file server, mail server, or print server.

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CentOS 7 Server: What is the recommended way of updating WordPress?

I am new to Linux and have got myself a CentOS 7 VPS. Through tutorials, I have managed to install Apache, PHP and MariaDb. My site is up and running, but I cannot update WordPress or its plugins. I ...
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Does a 504 Gateway Timeout error mean a server has crached?

I am running a php script on a website that creates thumbnails from a big image. The script uses imagick to generates 10 thumbnails per image. It runs on first page load, when the thumbnails don't ...
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Is the time PHP takes to render a page and serve it to the client ever a problem?

PHP is a ubiquitous language that among other things allows a server to render a webpage on request and serve the resulting HTML to the client. For example, the served page might be different for ...
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When to render/build my html that changes frequently? [closed]

I am building a simple website that will display some information. This information can be retreived from a third-party service and changes on average a couple of days. Thus I need a way to ...
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Search Console: Server Connectivity Error - Connect Timeout

Over the last 4 days server connectivity errors have started to pop up in my Search Console. Specifically, it is the connection timeout error. I have been talking to my hosting provider and they ...
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Why is my Last-Modified header always sent using GMT timezone?

I want to send the last-modified in IST timezone, But it always sends in GMT. What is wrong with this PHP code? echo "Timezone " . date_default_timezone_get () ; //==>verified, timezone set ...
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Proper way of allowing Apache to serve from an encrypted folder (/home dir)

I have a folder in my home folder, /home/user/mywebsite. My home folder was encrypted when I installed Ubuntu. I have a symlink in /var/www/fleet -> /home/user/mywebsite. My configuration file: <...
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Multiple web hosting for one domain?

I'm wondering how you're supposed to manage a failure from your web hosting provider (server breakdown, ddos attack, server maintenance...) For instance, is it possible to host your website on ...
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If I have too many 301 redirections on magento, will it slow down the server?

I'm using magneto and I currently have 70,000 URLs are being redirected as 301 (From Catalog >> URL Redirects). I need to add another 4000 URLs, because every time we run out-of-stock I redirect the ...
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Is it possible to Host single website on multiple server? [duplicate]

I have a file sharing website . It's hosted on a dedicated server which have 16gb RAM and 2tb storage . Now I need more storage and RAM but my hosting service can't provide more than 2tb on single ...
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Add My public IP to a VPN setup in UK

I have a server in India office with Public IP address allocated to it. For our UK client we would like to use UK IP address, In our UK office we have VPN setup and there is also a unique VPN out IP. ...
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How to implement WordPress in a subdirectory, hosted on a different server?

I am working with a client who already has a custom e-commerce website set up at their own domain e.g. example.com We want to host their WordPress blog at a subdirectory of their domain e.g. example....
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How to detect visitor's country from his IP for my PHP website right on the server [closed]

the problem: I need to detect visitor's country from his IP so I can display specific code based on the user location (different ads, etc.) in my PHP website. There is many different external ...
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Parallelize downloads with one server by using apache

People seem to be pushing all of this as a way to sell CDNs, but surely it can be just done with apache. If browsers can only download 8 files at a time from website.com, why cant I just setup 2 ...
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Moving website images to remote server vs moving database to remote server

I have a wordpress website that has gotten too big for a single server. I need to decide whether I should host the database externally i.e. purchase another server for the DB or if i should host the ...
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Running Nodejs application and wordpress in same server

I am using one EC2 instance of AWS, I have two domains which I will connect with ec2 elastic ip but one domain will have wordpress running on it and other will have nodejs application running on it. ...
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How to host a webpage with AWS using IP address

I have a free tier AWS server. It is a Ubuntu server and I a beginner. I don't have a registered domain name, I have HTML and CSS code for the web pages. I normally see that I can access websites ...
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Nginx server - Wordpress - .htaccess

I am running an Nginx server with Wordpress installed on it. The Wordpress installation has an .htaccess file in its root. Now I read that Nginx doesn't actually work with .htaccess files and using ....
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Will lazyloading or deferring load of products on a category page have negative SEO effect on the ranking of the category keyword?

Let's say I have a clothing store. In that store, I have a page for the "Shoes Category." By default, the server processes and outputs 50 products per paginated page of a category. In an ...
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How do I disable socket.io cookie named io server-side?

I needed to disable the socket.io cookie named io server-side. I follow the path to file creating the cookie to a file located at C:\socket.io\examples\chat\node_modules\socket.io\node_modules\engine....
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is access time of images dependant on number of images on server?

I expect to host a website with many images, and I mean many - around 300-400k. I am wondering if the number of items on my server affects access time? In other words, will GET requests be slower ...
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Using Gmail SMTP server but DMARC p=reject is set in my domain

I have a website hosted on a VPS server. I have the domain setup so incoming mails will still be hosted in the VPS server too. Except the SMTP server I'm using is Gmail since Gmail's sending IP ...
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Optimize application to handle huge load spikes

Our application is growing fast so now we need to scale the infrastructure to don't slow down the entire website independently on how many users we have The backend system is based on many curl calls ...
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Wordpress posts/pages stuck in “draft” mode with no “publish” option

I've been trying to find the solution for this for a while but I can't seem to find anyone with the same issues. I have a local server running Ubuntu 16.04 with LAMP stack. Wordpress installed on 2 ...
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How to create user in phpmyadmin to connect two servers?

IP my Website: 192.168.19.33 and IP Database server is: 192.168.19.41. How to create user account in phpmyadmin for the connection between the two servers? And how to edit this setting: ...
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What's a good strategy to prepare my hosting for a huge spike in traffic? [duplicate]

A regular small website doesn't need dedicated high powered servers on a daily basis for hosting. But cheap $10-$20 a month hosting will probably cripple fairly quickly under a traffic spike. What ...
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Usurance quoting system fails with error “No such file or directory: exec of /usr/lib/cgi-bin/cqsl.cgi”

I purchased a quoting engine but I am having a problem with the installation. I've followed instructions in the readme.html file (http://usurance.biz/readme.html), but I am getting an "Internal Error"....
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DNS/Routing Issue - How to Provide Immediate Access to a Newly Created Instance

Background: SaaS company here. Each of our customers is going to receive their own private ec2 instance containing their own copy of one or more of our apps. The plan is for customers to be able to ...
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How do I know if I really have a dedicated server?

My business partner paid extra for a shared server to a dedicated, private server - for my database only; the code remains on the shared server, as we can't afford 2 private servers. That's just the ...
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HTML5 videos don't play on iOS devices when served with Apache on OSX Mavericks [closed]

I'm running Apache as a web server on OSX Mavericks on a home machine. Videos in the HTML5 <video> tag do not play on iOS devices. They do play on other devices (laptop, desktop, OSX, Windows, ...
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.htaccess how to redirect the contents of a directory to a subdirectory

I'm trying to redirect the contents of a directory that is placed at the top level of my website, to a subdirectory one level deep. I also need to exclude two files and a folder. Nothing I've tried so ...
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What is SymLinksIfOwnerMatch?

What is SymLinksIfOwnerMatch in .htaccess, in layman's terms? I have this option active. Do I need it? I have a plain HTML web site (though might go for Joomla one day). Some sites specify that it ...
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Link namecheap domain to IP

I just bought a domain at namecheap and I want to link it to my server's IP. I have set up port forwarding to the server to I think I just need to link the domain to the static IP. These are my Host ...
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Why I cannot see the root folder of my website?

I have a website hosted by Altervista on ComicPress theme. I purchased the second level domain, the URL is still myblogname.altervista.org. I installed FileZilla client for entering the root folder ...
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Why/What is the need for an abuse email account for website domain?

My website has email address for me to contact but few have suggested me to have an abuse@yourdomain.com email address.. Please clarify my doubt if someone can.
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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

I was browsing through a VPS provider and came across this information for additional IPs. Is this true? One of the main criteria Google takes into account when ranking every website is loading ...
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.htaccess image localhost

So I've created simple .htaccess file as following to make my webiste more SEO: # PROTECT FILES <FilesMatch "\.(htaccess|htpasswd|ini|fla|psd|log|sh)$"> Order Allow,Deny Deny from all </...
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Setting up domain name for a different country

I'd like to ask a question regarding domain registration and server details. We have an existing website in .com and we would like to have a .jp site for Japanese. We have already registered the ...
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Separate server for images?

Should I be using a separate server for hosting images that are created on a website? For example, my application creates images and currently stores them on the same server. I have around 200k+ ...
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Server not found when using 3G/4G

I have been battling with an error that presents itself to some of my customers for the best part of 3 months. My hosting provider NameCheap can not fix the error so I am poised to move the site ...
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Is it safe to give write permission to _www user account?

I want to use PHP to modify some of my files, but can someone else use this account to modify my files without my acknowledgment?
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Godaddy Server location?

I recently changed my Godaddy shared hosting's location from US to a Europe based data center. After the migration I looked up the new server's IP and it's based in the US too. ("Arizona - Scottsdale ...
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Which VPS is best ? SSD VPS or HDD VPS? [duplicate]

Some years back when I began working in the SSD VPS business I didn’t recognize what an “area name” is, yet what a SSD is. It was two years prior when I first found out about SSD and I’m almost ...
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How to download a dump of the mysql database from the server's /root/

I have tried to install Let's Encrypt free SSL and somehow I messed up my whole server. I have 2 websites on it, a Wordpress blog and some really small website that I use for practicing php. Anyway, ...
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How to prevent anyone from knowing that some domains are in the same server?

I am using some dedicated server with lots of different IPs. Some domains are put on different IPs. However, anyone can see that domaina.com is pointed to ns1.myserver.com. How to prevent that?
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

Grr. This is annoying. I can send/receive email locally (eg. joe@example.com <-> sue@example.com) I can't send/receive email to/from other domains (eg. joe@hotmail.com <-> sue@example.com) ...
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Purpose of 408 Status Code

I am seeing almost 3000 entries in access_log of my VPS for 408 status code. Here is an example. 86.220.66.228 - - [03/Apr/2016:08:39:12 -0400] "GET /?p=444 HTTP/1.1" 200 5748 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (...
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Where to upload my files to on openshift?

I have a node app that I want to upload on openshift. I have already managed to create a public/private key and am able to sftp to my server. However, when I enter what I see is the following: I ...
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What Ranks Better? Faster Server located in foreign country or Slower Server from same country?

95% of my website traffic is from India and 5% from USA. What happens if I host my server with higher resources in USA or with lower resources in India. Will it have any effect on the ranking of my ...
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Google Search Console verification problem after blocking countries

I have recently blocked all countries except USA and Australia to access my web server as I was getting frequent attacks from many countries. My business is totally based in Australia and I don't ...

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