Questions tagged [web-hosting]

The setting up and running of a server to serve web pages via the Internet or LAN. Technical questions about the server (if you have access to it) maybe best asked on serverfault.com. Read the answers to this question: http://webmasters.stackexchange.com/questions/20838/how-to-find-web-hosting-that-meets-my-requirements before asking your hosting question. If you ask something that's already answered by that question it will probably be closed as duplicate

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Web host tracking - cannot find my host [duplicate]

I hope this is the right place to ask such question. I have a client with a website but they don't remember their hosting provider. Upon searching based on the ip or the domain (using services such ...
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How to understand hosting limitations?

I have a Django website with a postgres database that I want to host. The website is pretty static (no user input, ordering, etc.). But the backend is using a CMS called Wagtail. I've looked at ...
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How do I employ my own server-side code if someone else is hosting my website? [on hold]

I've been doing a lot of web development stuff recently and I've just now started to branch into the server side of things. I'm still very new, but I know enough to code up my own simple HTTP servers ...
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How to turn youtube videos into podcasts? [on hold]

I'm new here! I have about 400 videos online on Youtube here but I would like to turn them into podcasts on podcast directories such as itunes or spotify. According to this tutorial I must host the ...
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How to see what hosting service(data center) a mobile application uses? [closed]

I found some websites that you can put a URL and see what company provides the hosting service for the website, but what about mobile apps? Is there a way to see this information for them too? How?
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Should I use existing hosting services or I must establish my own servers for a LMS with 10,000 online users at the same time? [closed]

I am looking to create a LMS system that can support up to 10K simultaneously online users. But don't know should I buy my own servers or I can use hosting company services?
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How do I convince my router to let the connection through for my computer to serve?

I know this is a super basic question but I've read about 100 webpages and tutorials and haven't been able to figure things out. So, I've bought a domain name and connected to my external ip address. ...
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Possible security issues when running a web server on a home connection? [duplicate]

I want to run a home web server, but I'm concerned this could expose my home network to security issues. The server will run on a dedicated machine, with nothing on it except the os + lamp stack. ...
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Can WordPress Be Installed on a Subdomain of Existing Site? [closed]

I have a Web Design and Linux Development site example.com and a subdomain howto page for Debian minimal install instructions, subdomain.example.com I want to add another subdomain with WordPress ...
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How do I locate files that appear to be located before the webroot?

I'm now administering a site for a small professional organisation. The website is hosted with GoDaddy. Most of the links don't work as the site was migrated back from https to http. All of this work ...
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Does Javascript need to be supported by the server hosting the script?

So, if you want to run a PHP script for example, whatever is hosting you needs to be able to run PHP. Does this also apply to Javascript? As in, if I want to include Javascript on my webpages, do I ...
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Subdomain for a different server

I have two servers running on different machines(say A and B), there is a middleware which i cannot access, which routes the traffic for website say xyz.com to machine A ip, now I want to route the ...
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Is using SiteGround CPanel over http secure?

I have a website hosted on SiteGround. Their CPanel can be served via http or https ( http://cpanel.us261.siteground.us/login/ ). In my case it is not working via https; the support says it's because ...
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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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Options to deal with abandoned business website?

My client's company bought their (restaurant) business from the previous owners after it shut down over two years ago, and recently hired us for some 'light' marketing help. They never got ownership ...
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Can I use a reverse proxy service to route web requests to some other port than 80 on my home server to avoid breaking my ISP's ToS?

Is there a way to route all requests thru a proxy service, like Amazon Gateway, to specific ports on my home internet? This will increase security at my home and will allow me to operate with the ...
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Firebase and Godaddy: Hosting redirection to www doesn't work for https

I have a website whose domain name is example.com from GoDaddy and my SSL certificate and hosting is on firebase. Currently www.example.com forwards properly to https://www.example.com but https://...
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How do I identify the company that hosts my website when the hosting was set up by somebody else?

So me and my friend created and funded a website for a business venture. However due to some complications I no longer want to be part of the venture. My friend on the other hand will not remove my ...
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Some users are redirected to cpanel cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi while other don't

I have a website which used to be hosted on a managed Bluehost plan that includes a cPanel by default. for some non-technical reasons, I've decided to move the website from Bluehost to an unmanaged ...
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Random Spikes in Physical memory usage, IO usage, entry processes, processes, all maxing out and causing faults

I have a website with around 1000 daily users, am using Godaddy Ultimate Shared hosting (2 Shared CPU, Up to 1GB Shared RAM, IO 1024.0 KB/s limit, Entry processes 125 limit, Processes 140 limit) and ...
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Website Speed Issue [duplicate]

How can I boost my website speed "Onlineseoblog"? I have done the following: Cloudflare W3C Total Cache Removed embedded Videos
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A list of all urls that are accessed at my domain

I have run a website for years. It's mostly a wordpress install but I also scp lots of files up there to host them and regularly do quick-and-dirty projects with static html updated by some sort of ...
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Is it true to say that an hosting provider's DNS server is what links the entire hosting environment to ICANN?

As of my understanding, after we register a domain as our property in ICANN via a local domain-register (authorized by a local internet society branch like ISOC UK for Great Britain), we need to point ...
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How to point a subdirectory URL of a static website to a Heroku app?

I have a static website, hosted on BlueHost and a React/Express app hosted on Heroku. I was wondering if it is possible to do something like this. Access static site with: staticsite.com Access ...
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How can I edit the php.ini folder on shared hosting (in /etc/php7/)?

Using this simple script (<?php phpinfo(); ?>) reveals me that my php.ini file is located in /etc/php7/php.ini folder. However, my hosting company's master ftp user account does not have an ...
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What happens if my domain expires - will the web hosting also be canceled?

I currently have a website created with WordPress. Domain name registered with namecheap.com and host plan with hostgator.com. Both created on the 25th April last year (one year plan) and set to ...
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Transfer Domain name from one hosting to another [closed]

Good day! When I was just in college, I created my very own website, bought a domain name from namecheap then hosted it to my friends server(sentora). Now that I have graduated, I have created my ...
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Hosting a Symfony application with OVH [duplicate]

I have a small Symfony application that is now ready to be hosted. It is created with Symfony 4 and consists of two main parts: an admin back-office created with SonataAdminBundle and a read-only REST ...
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What does concurrent connection mean?

While learning about what websockets are and how they work, I find it hard to understand what they mean by "concurrent connection". Can anyone explain to me what "concurrent connection" means in a ...
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Is there a way to share my joomla localhost website to someone else from the same network?

So I have this website locally. and I would like that my coworkers can look the website, we are in the same network but is there a way to host the website?
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Website is pushed away by (porn) advertising

Some website visitors are seeing (porn) advertisement instead of my website. The website is "pushed away" after a few seconds and another website (mostly porn advertising) is taking over. It does not ...
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configure codeigniter website to open website on other hosting account

Suppose there is a website www.example.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux Server). There is another website www.example2.com with a web hosting account (Shared Hosting - Linux ...
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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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500 error after migrating from Easy Apache 3 to EA4 on Centos6 VPS

I made the mistake of clicking the button in WHM to migrate from Easy Apache 3 to EA4 and now I am receiving a 500 error when I try to visit my site. What have I broken and how can I troubleshoot the ...
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How to get control back from defunct hosting company?

We have a couple of websites hosted on Needa dot com that have recently disappeared and we cannot access any longer through Cpanel. Is there a way we get control of our DNS records and web sites?
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How do I move a second website onto my new hosting account? [closed]

I have a website example.gov.it that I will call "old site", on a hosting that will expire soon. I bought another hosting to work on another website example.edu.it that I will call "site under ...
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Are FTP accounts available in VestaCP for free?

I'm planning to deploy VestaCP on a VPS hosted in OVH. I know that VestaCP needs a license for the file manager. Does it include free FTP accounts to manage my future site in WordPress? Do I need to ...
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Free Webhosting Trial with no pay [duplicate]

I have a website that I want to test on a webhosting service before I buy a space, but everyone of those companies I found on the Internet is very hard to work with. Some of them let me connect to ...
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Use domain at home

I bought a domain name when I join GSuite. Now I want to cancel my GSuite account. Nevertheless I have my domain and I paid for it till the end of the year. So my question is, with whom I must ...
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Advice for personal web hosting in 2019 [duplicate]

I am in a transition phase, I do want to replace all of my social networks with a personal HTML based website (static), and for that I need A dedicated email A dedicated domain A dedicated cloud ...
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How can I select server size based on the visitors I am getting on my website?

I am looking for some solid explanation or better if there are any industry standards for choosing the server size as per the number of visitors and page-views? And, should one decide server size ...
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How can CloudFlare help me? [duplicate]

CloudFlare help needed Recently I was looking for a free CDN service. I was looking for free subscription. Someone suggested me cloudflare for this. I registered here but it seems to be complex for ...
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When purchasing a VPS, what do “hostname”, “ns1 prefix”, and “ns2 prefix” mean?

first of all, I wanna start this question by saying Im a complete noob when it comes to computers. I know nothing!! ok so here is my problem; I'm currently trying to buy a vps to host some ready made ...
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Looking for cheap hosting with EU Data Centers [duplicate]

I need help choosing my next web hosting. I have a news website for a year now. The website grew a lot in terms of traffic (cpu, ram usage etc) and i've recently upgraded from a shared plan to a ...
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Is it possible that the server location of my hosting does not match the IP location?

I have hosting hired with a2hosting with the data center of Amsterdam, Europe. On their website they state that those centers have the following IPs: USA-Michigan Data Center: 75.98.175.109 USA-...
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Site not globally available

This is the site: https://za.mojcoek.mk - I received reports from multiple locations that it's not available. The config goes like this: The .mk registrar points to AWS Route53 hosting zone for the ...
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When I have multiple .htaccess files between several sites, which is the active one?

I have 4 sites hosted with the same ISP. The sites were modified endless times, and now, I have several .htaccess files. One of the is at the main root. The others are spread in different places. For ...
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How to redirect domain to server's ip address (problem with <frameset> from namechap Mask) [closed]

I have made a little website hosted on a server on a public network. So I've got a domain on namecheap to reach it easily, problem is that if I mask it to render it within a frame, and this doesn't ...
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Infinite redirect loop with IIS 8.5 Drupal

After configuring my website, i stuck in a infinite redirect loop. I have 6 domains, example.com is main domain. example1.com, ..., example5.com are forwarding to example.com. Doesn't matter which ...
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Getting close to hosting provider's monthly bandwidth limit - alternatives? [closed]

The maximum plan I can get for bandwidth limit is 1500GB/month. Some providers say they offer unlimited, but when I called them, none are willing to actually offer let's say 3000GB/month. Right now I ...