Questions tagged [shared-hosting]

Shared Hosting is normally associated when more than 1 user is using a web host that uses the same resources to serve their web content to internet.

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Email and Domain Name at one host; website at another

I'm having a strange issue and tech support at either hosting company is not helpful. So thought I'd try here. Issue: Cannot forward an email account hosted on Namecheap to an email account hosted at ...
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How to configure an e-mail address with external MX Record in HostEurope webhosting?

I am using the HostEurope WebHosting Premium package and try to set up e-mail addresses for an external Domain; that is, the domain is not part of the hosting package but externally DNS hosted, and ...
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Install matplotlib and pandas on shared hosting python from cpanel [closed]

When I upload my Django app, I have problem when I setup the python app configuration files. After adding requirements.txt gives me an error these libraries are not accepted: matplotlib==3.5.1 pandas=...
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Looking for web hosting with specific properties [duplicate]

I tried to search google and spent many hours trying to figure out whether are web hosting options with the following properties: A shared web hosting. Not a dedicated Server. PHP 8 or above. MySQL 8 ...
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SEO concerns of similar websites on same hosting account [duplicate]

We have 2 separate companies in different locations, each with its own website and distinct URL. Currently, both companies offer the same products and services, but that may change in the future. Due ...
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000Webhost is saying "You see this page because your website doesn't have "index.php" or "index.html" file in public_html folder."

I added an index.html page, but when I publish the site and go to my website: it says "Hooray, your free website has been started! You see this page because your website doesn't have "index....
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How can I check whether a port is open in cPanel on a shared hosting account?

I need to check if port 3000 is open because when I try to access example.com:3000 I can't connect. How can I check this for sure on cPanel taking into consideration I'm on a shared hosting account ...
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How do I get another of my domains showing in the browser's address bar?

I have several domains registered with 123-reg and I have shared hosting with them with an associated primary domain. Some of my domains are for specific clubs whose websites all start at the same ...
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Hosting company blocks remote access to database. How to deal?

I used a shared windows hosting for one of my customers. The hosting company does not provide remote access to databases (e.g connecting through Microsoft Sql management studio). How do you work with ...
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Content that should be protected is served without authentication intermittently

Our website hosting is with a shared hosting provider. The only configuration we can make is through .htaccess files, we can't touch the apache configuration files that are sourced when apache first ...
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Can add-on domains be transferred to a new host before transfering the primary domain?

I currently have a few websites hosted with a web host, but I want to switch to a better host. I found one that I want to use on a trial basis, transferring one website at a time to it to see how well ...
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#1044 - Access denied for user 'cpses001'@'localhost' to database 'test_db'

I have purchase i hosting with cpanel in godaddy and I am migrating a WordPress site, but the problem when I am trying to import database it gave me this error #1044 - Access denied for user 'cpses001'...
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How to know which of two hosting companies would give me better TTFB?

I have a website with a principally all core MediaWiki (no added CSS/JS, no backend customizations, no addons) which is also imageless (there are no images); Webpages are generally only text of up to ...
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Running Python script via PHP exec() on shared hosting

I have a PHP script that launches a Python script. It works fine when I am testing locally, but not on the shared hosting server. I've made the Python script, as well as the Python program files, ...
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Phantom redirect? I can't find or 'turn off' the redirect [closed]

I changed domains and redirected the old domain to the new one and then eventually completely deleted the hosting for that old domain. Recently I've decided I want to use it and I've opened up hosting ...
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Which web hosting can handle (+1000 clicks per day)? [duplicate]

I'm working on a site on which i'll start the marketing campaign in two weeks from now, so i have some concerns with my current hosting EasyWP (Namecheap), it seems they are low in performance with a ...
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my laravel sub-domain urls does not work except homepage

I am new to hosting web apps online. I wanted to host an app in my subdomain eg departmennt1.example.com. I added the subdomain in cPanel. Located its directory in file manager. It happens that the ...
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Largest contentful paint (LCP)>2.5

Google (GSC) has flagged almost half of my content as taking longer than 2.5 seconds to LCP on mobile. I've spent several days trying to optimize my site to reduce the time it takes, but I can't get ...
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Unable to download large zipped file of cPanel full backup (Chrome download restarts download )

I'm trying to download a full backup in the format of .tar.gz after using the cPanel Backup Wizard to backup my entire Home directory in File Manager. The size of the file is 31.62 GB. I'm ...
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What is the advantage of traditional hosting over cloud hosting?

There are many articles listing the advantages of cloud hosting over traditional hosting, such as more flexible and security. However, is there any opposite? Surely if cloud hosting is dominantly ...
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How to use my shared host directory with aws route 53 subdomain?

I have my web application hosted on shared hosting provider(A2hosting). i need to link my web files on my shared hosting sever to a sub domain on aws route 53. can someone advice me for this?
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Which PHP extensions do most web hosts commonly have installed and enabled?

I'm building a WordPress plugin intended for wide release, and would like to be able to rely on the openssl and gmp extensions, which require that PHP was compiled with those extensions specified and ...
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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

Today I bought a shared hosting package. Then I added an index.html to it via FTP. When I enter my given IP address in Chrome, I'm always seeing Plesk's default page, instead of my index.html. But ...
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Do VPSs guarantee resources (CPU, memory) ? Or are they like a shared host (in terms of resources) but you can also manage your own site?

Shared hosts usually don't guarantee resources, they just say unlimited bandwith and things like that and the performance is best effort. Is it different with a VPS? For example, it says 1 vCores, ...
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Is CloudFlare full SSL less secure than Cloudflace full (strict) SSL?

I have a Linux shared hosting on Hostgator, and am using a Full SSL from Cloudflare which Encrypts end-to-end, using a self-signed certificate on the server. How secure is it? What are different ...
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How to Install Free Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate on GoDaddy Managed WordPress Hosting?

I'm posting this question here along with an answer for reference in case anyone else is wondering how to install free SSL certificates from Let's Encrypt on GoDaddy Managed WordPress plans. The ...
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cloudflare free vs ModSecurity on Linux shared hosting

On my shared Linux hosting from Hostgator, I had ModSecurity enabled. My website is a Wordpress site, where the Google login redirection URL after successful authentication was being blocked by ...
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Does backlinking to an IP address affect all domains hosted on it?

If I make a link pointing to a shared hosting IP address, does it have any effect on all domain hosted on it?
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cPanel on new host doesn't have cpanel.example.com and webmail.example.com like the old host did

Previously I had a cPanel shared hosting plan where I could login to cPanel admin area using cpanel.example.com and also colud login to my webmail using webmail.example.com. But recently, I have ...
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How do I point a domain registered with Dynadot to a subdirectory of my Godaddy Hosting? [duplicate]

I have a domain registered with Dynadot and I'd like to use my GoDaddy hosting to build the site to save having to pay out for more hosting. I'd need to set it up on a subdomain e.g. subdomain.example....
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How to host a wordpress webpage on a host that I don't have admin priviledges on?

I'm not sure how to explain my problem properly. Situation is such: my university offers a free domain to all students, and it basically works by putting website files into the properly named ...
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Emails rejected: <IP address> listed as abusive but the listed IP address isn't for my SMTP server

I am using a shared host from JustHost.com that comes with an email service. When sending an email to some email address using my address myname@mydomain.com, I got a message saying that my email was ...
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How do web development companies host websites under development for client review

We are a pretty young website development company. For client review, So far we have been hosting the websites on clientname.ourcompanydomain.com. However, these websites start showing up on google in ...
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Hourly connections to my WordPress site via XMLRPC block my IP on BlueHost because they see many email logins

I currently own a WordPress site in a hosting (BlueHost). On the other hand, I have an application in our offices in .Net. This application, updates WordPress via XMLRPC every 1 hour. The problem is ...
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Is it possible to use URL forwarding to point a domain to a folder on a server transparently?

I've been using a free web host that gives me a free subdomain. In addition to that, I can create two subdomains off of that. Recently I acquired some actual top-level domains. However, the domain ...
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Point multiple domains to single page, with unique button based on source domain

I'm a software dev, but I'm green when it comes to web development and domain management. Let's say I've registered some domains: apples.example bananas.example cherries.example ...and [with a ...
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My own domain redirects automatically to mysite.000webhostapp.com

In namecheap.com, I have the following settings: Custom DNS: ns01.000webhost.com and ns02.000webhost.com How to link my own domain to mysite.000webhostapp.com with https connection i.e. https://...
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Which server and hosting for streaming video and images? [duplicate]

We are looking for suggestions on which hosting and server to use for our app that allows us to upload content (images/videos) which is viewed by our users on their smartphones. The videos are in MP4 ...
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FTP Accounts Created Automatically?

I am new here, but I am experiencing something that seems to be quite unique. I did research online and could not find an answer to this. So I created this post to see if I can get some clarity. As ...
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Point more than 1 domain to my shared server DNS?

I have purchased a shared server. I've associated it with my domain example.com. I want to start a new blog/website with the domain example.com. Can I use the same shared server to host both websites? ...
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Is there any extra step we need to do when changing web hosting company with HTTPS site?

I have bought domains from A company. My all sites were in shared hosting account on Company B. I have moved my all sites to shared hosting account on Company C from B. I know the all the steps. ...
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After installing SSL through cpanel in shared hosting I get warnings and errors with subdomains and SMTP without SSL or TLS

I manage my wordpress site that is hosted in a shared hosting plan, but I am not a web developer. A couple of days ago, I purchased an SSL and migrated from http to https with the help of a wordpress ...
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How can I factory reset a Namecheap server?

One of my Namecheap shared-hosting servers is badly messed up. The database, files, etc, are all deleted or screwed up and PHPMyAdmin doesn't even work anymore. Rather than to try to fix this by hand ...
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Mysterious ico files appearing on webserver

Files are unexpectedly appearing on one of my shared web servers. They can appear in pretty much hundreds of directories and they are always called something like favicon_1166f9.ico. The first 6 ...
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Linking Subdomain to Shared Windows Business Hosting

I have my main domain on GoDaddy. And have purchased a Business Shared Windows Hosting from BigRock as GoDaddy has only 200mb limit on MS SQL DB. How can I link a subdomain I create on my main domain ...
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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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Adding another domain SAN to a shared hosting server's multi-domain SSL certificate?

I am familiar with simple DV certificates, but not any of the other fancier stuff - like EV, wildcard and Multi-domain SSL certs. As the title suggests, I'd like to know what the process is for (and ...
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Is shared hosting appropriate for a forums site, or do forums need something better?

My website attracts fairly medium amount of traffic. Does a forum need something stronger? I think choosing shared hosting for a blog site will depend on how large it is and other factors. is it the ...
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Internal redirection: Serve “/site” as “/” and “/sub/blog” as “/blog”

I have a website with a shared hoster. There are a few things that I have there, like main site, Piwik, a blog and other standalone things. Right now I have the following structure: ~/subs/www gets ...
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Redirect subdomain to another sharing host without dedicated IP

example.com is hosted on VPS Host1 and I want to redirect blog.example.com to the shared host Host2. Since the sharing host doesn't provide a dedicated IP address so I could not set A record for the ...

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