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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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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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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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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What's the effect of creating multiple sites in the same host server? [duplicate]

I have two sites with a different domain that both refer to the same server IP! Now I am trying to write articles in the fist site and create related backlinks for the second site and vise-versa. Is ...
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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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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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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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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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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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SEO scope for multiple domains hosting on the same IP address

I have multiple domains hosted on a shared hosting plan which provides a single IP address for all domains hosted. I want domains such as: www.plumbersinnewyork.com www.plumbersinwashington.com www....
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Is a domain name transfer required or can I just link to old domain name without transferring?

I have two domain names (www.abc.com and www.xyz.com) which are hosted using say a company called Old-Host. Now, the hosting plan has expired and they have taken down all data residing in their ...
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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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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

Before jumping into the question let me give details about my site. I have a blog that is a coding blog so I have tutorials and code samples on it. I am running WordPress self-hosted as my platform. ...
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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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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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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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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

I heard that is important from a SEO perspective what other websites are hosted on the IP address on which my website is stored. Do other websites hosted on my server/VPS affect my search results in ...
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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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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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Shared Web Hosting provider for video or social networking sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I found some web hosting service providers who provides very cheap shared hosting services with a lot of features which are ...
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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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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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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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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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Strange host IP Addresses showing up in Awstats

I've just put up a website and checking Awstats a couple of days later I noticed a number of strange IP addresses showing up - wondering if anyone knows what this means, in amongst a list of ...
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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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Is it possible that a shared host is really offering unlimited inodes?

I was searching for a hosting service with unlimited inodes and I found one: IPAGE. But everywhere I read says that there is no hosting with unlimited inodes. If that is so, then how can Ipage can ...
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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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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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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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How to check on the 99.99% Up time Guarantee?

I subscribed to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) which promises 99.99% of up time guarantee. But I often encounter down time, slow access time and I'm thinking about how to "get them". Is there anyway/ ...
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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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Scheduling tasks with GoDaddy shared hosting using Plesk

How do I schedule a task in GoDaddy using Plesk? How do I set the Path to an executable file in the schedule task? I have the path as G:\PleskVhosts\[domain.tld]\[path]\[file_name] but I'm getting ...
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Does my hosting provider have an impact on my website loading speed?

My website size is around 3.3 MB and takes 7 seconds to load! My hosting provider is some x.com and my nameservers are yz.webhostbox.net. Do I need to have the nameservers from my hosting company? ...
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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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What is difference between WordPress installed on shared hosting and WordPress hosting

Just wanted to learn about shared hosting environment configuration. There are many Hosting services providing WordPress hosting (example: http://www.hostgator.in/apps/wordpress-hosting and https://...
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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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How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account?

How can I create a WordPress blog in a subdirectory on my GoDaddy Windows shared hosting account for my domain name? The URL should look like this: www.example.com/blog/sme/abc-wxy-zdg or this: www....
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ssl subdomain shows content of main site but does not redirect url (wildcard cert)

I have a wildcard cert installed on my site *.pcgcp.ca which works beautifully, but when I go to my subdomain store.pcgcp.ca with HTTPS it shows the content of the main pcgcp.casite. I have contacted ...
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Is it normal for SSL certificates to be inaccurate for newly created subdomains on shared hosting?

We created a bunch of subdomains on our shared hosting account for testing and noted that: a) For the first few minutes of the subdomains life, the SSL certificate being served was for a completely ...