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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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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Hosting provider's cPanel expired and we can't upload or download files

My client's hosting provider's cPanel licence has either expired or number of users have exceeded limit. Now although my client has valid login credentials, he is unable to actually access the panel ...
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'www' domain not working with GitLab pages

I have added my domain to the GitLab pages settings and verified it. The page works fine when accessing it via example.com, however www.example.com returns a 401 error from GitLab (You don't have ...
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Is it worth to preserve timestamps of files during server migration?

I am migrating a website from one Linux machine to another with the help of my hosting provider. Is it really worthy to ask them to preserve the timestamps while moving files? In that case, search ...
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I gave my IPS tag to someone to send a domain, neither he nor the registrar know where it's registered

So, like the title says, three weeks ago I sent Hostgator's IP TAG to the person who created a domain, built a website and hosted my friend's website. My friend wanted control of his own business;s ...
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Using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. Based on this image and text, is it creating DNS entries?

I've just set up a new site on a VPS using Moss as a virtual sysadmin. In Moss' control panel, I can see A and CNAME records. As an example, you can see them at the bottom of this image from their ...
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Azure - Subscription End Date for Free Products for 12 Months and Costs appearing for free products also

I have signed up on Azure portal and received $200 credit for first 30 days and some free products for 12 months, my free subscription has ended after 30 days and I upgraded to Pay as you go ...
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Hosting static aboutus page on S3 bucket and linking to godaddy

I have a domain through godaddy (www.example.com) and it is hosted on a different server. I also have a static aboutus page that I have in an S3 bucket. How do I link my aboutus page to the main ...
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Filezilla 227 Entering Passive Mode

I started to transfer some plugin files to my server via Filezilla. After a while I'm getting following error from my server. Command: PASV Response: 227 Entering Passive Mode (185,22,186,185,...
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Will a US, Asia, and Europe CDN improve page load time for Central American visitors to a US hosted site?

The CDN's location servers are on US, Europe, and Asia. The web page is hosted in US. Visitors to your website are only from Central America. Will the website page load time be benefit if that CDN ...
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When the layout of my page gets jumbled after browsing the site, is the problem with WordPress or hosting?

I've had problems with the loading view of my site. Initially everything looks OK but after clicking on other pages and coming back to the Home page the slider and other elements are not showing as ...
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Setting up an email for a subdomain with google domains

I am currently running a website with an apache server. My domain is on Google domain and thus Google Domains is also running my DDNS for it. I know Google gives you 100 free email forwardings for the ...
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How to register and use Azure in China from outside China?

I need to host a CMS website for an international company looking to expand into China. The company has a registered entity in China, but we as the developer and support team responsible for ...
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.ES Domains and WHOIS information

I am interested in registering a .es domain - but what will show up on a WHOIS? thelettervsixtim.es for example seems to only list the name and email. Same with itun.es, and others like broni.es, etc....
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Nginx aliases and proxy_pass

I'm using nginx as web front-end and apache2 as web back-end. Apache runs several websites locally and nginx access them. At the moment, different sub-domains are hosted, but I want to migrate them ...
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Can't reach website from outside of the network

I've created a website on IIS on my server, and can access this through my server to prove that the website is running fine locally. I have set up these bindings on the site: I've followed advice ...
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How are GoDaddy DNS settings manually configured?

What are the mechanical or technical steps to use GoDaddy strictly for domain registration for a dormant domain? At present, not looking for hosting. E-mail service is preferred, I'm currently using ...
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SolidCP – Install successful, but now getting issues with application pool not starting – service unavailable

Here´s my basic setup: Windows Server 2012 2R SQL Server 2016 I’ve managed to install SolidCP on the server. Had a few issues during installation, but solved it. Also completed the extra setting on ...
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How can I view or download the file system of a Wordpress site hosted with AWS?

If this isn't posted to the right site, I am sorry. I am trying to revamp a website for a non-profit and have not used AWS prior. The original website I'm trying to copy/download is hosted on AWS, and ...
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Using sub_filter command in Nginx by specifying its starting values

Seems like an odd request but I'm wondering if it's possible to alter values in nginx just by specifying several of its values. I've proxied my business website through nginx so I can have different ...
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Problem with iframe cloaking, How can I add all my website files into a domain name itself?

I have come to the point where a “simple” way of building websites is just not able to facilitate larger projects. I have been using repl.it to simply host and read files I have coded in HTML, CSS, JS ...
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How to calculate suitable hosting resource?

When shopping for hosting, each plan has a different configuration of resource. This is one example plan: 1 Core CPU 3 GB RAM 300.000 inodes 30 Entry Processes 30 MB/s I/O 5120 IOPS How do I ...
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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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How can a file download link download an old file that doesn't exist?

Early last year, I created a website that parses a CSV file and parses / displays it in a certain way for internal use. One page of this website provides an upload / download function so that the CSV ...
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Domain from Microsoft hosted by azure

I like to build websites using WordPress. I am self-taught and can generally sort out nameservers to point to a domain. You will guess from my question that I am no expert! I have just build a ...
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With a 100Mbits hosting port speed, will 100 users downloading simultaneously each get 1Mbits?

I have a file sharing site on shared hosting. I'm looking to upgrade it to a VPS, but I have a question about the network speed I will get. If I purchase a plan with 100Mbits port speed, would 100 ...
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Mirror applications in IIS on another failover server

Apologies for my lack of knowledge int his area, but hopefully you guys can help. I have approx 20 .Net MVC applications hosted on a dedicated 2016 server. These sites are all linked to a database on ...
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Temporary domains when when moving applications to new server

I'm currently in the process of moving 20 .Net applications from a dedicated Windows 2008 server to a new 2016 server. How can I ensure the sites are working correctly on a temp domain before I ...
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Hosting multiple websites using MAMP without exposing sensitive files?

So here's the thing, I've created 3 projects which I would like to somehow host simultaneously so that each of them can be viewed at any time. Currently, I am hosting them myself using MAMP, however, ...
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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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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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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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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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Wordpress site showing up with IP address rather than domain name after transfer to Google cloud

Domain name is changed to the IP address. Website URL is working fine, new posts are working fine. Old posts images are breaking as it's changed to the IP address instead of the domain name. I've ...
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Installed Opencart theme not showing?

I've installed a few free opencart themes for testing before I pay for any themes. Only 1 worked successfully, ie, when I enable it, my website changes. However, none of the 3 themes I installed ...
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Heroku and 123 Reg showing IIS page only on naked domain

I've got a site set up with SSL that works as expected when manually typing in 'https://example.com' or 'http://example.com'. However, when I navigate to just 'example.com' I get an IIS hosting page. ...
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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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Azure monitoring says that my West US instance is unavailable in some regions

I have a website hosted in Azure. Today I started getting alerts that site is down in 3 locations. Availability report is showing Central, South Central, and West US as down. On azure status there ...
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What to do when the VPS you have purchased comes with a control panel that does not support your application runtime environment?

I am totally new to web-hosting. Recently, I have purchased a domain name and a VPS that comes with Plesk Onyx 17.0.17. After consulting the technical person from where I have bought the VPS, they ...
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Is there a reason to host an English speaking audience targeted website in the USA?

I am running an international project for English learners and currently choosing a hosting provider. USA hosting is much more expensive than one I can find in Europe and site's potential visitors are ...
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Self-hosting and Apache virtual host on a Synology NAS: any security risk?

I have a Synology NAS running an Apache web server with several Virtual Hosts. Currently, each vhost is associated with a different port, and my router is pointing on them individually. I also have a ...
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Can I point a Hostgator account to a Wix website?

One person has a website made on Wix, but he wants the email and other services of Hostgator. Is there any form that I can point a domain to hostgator (for getting the email, ftp services, etc.) and ...
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How can I protect my website from users who upload copyrighted material?

I have a small website that hosts text content that user can upload (short novels, essays, other personal work). How do I protect the website from people who might upload copyrighted content (i.e., ...
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Web hosting at Hostingdude.com - Configuring Zone File Record

I registered an offsite Domain name 'pprs.org.pk' almost few weeks ago and added it to my account via 'add off-site DNS'. I followed the 'Add Off-Site DNS' guide available in 'Help Center' section ...
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Why does deleting host account solve the #0088 error?

To change the host, I switch my nameserver to default in my registrar. However, the new host keeps saying that my domain is hosted on other host and refuses to continue. I have also looked for my ...
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Possible to leave proc_open() enabled on a shared host?

We are working on a PHP component that requires proc_open() for it to work. Because of this, we have trouble running on common shared hosts because proc_open() together with other functions like exec()...
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Hosting solution to avoid network issues?

I recently went through an issue where me and all my colleagues connected to our office wifi couldn't access our website, nor could the employees at one of our customer companies. I verified that the ...
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Using Local Network Users in MacOS X to customise access to webpages

Is it possible to use Mac OS local network users in a web application to be able to show/hide some pages according to users privileges?
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Strange entries in cPanel Web Disk log

We have a website and email system that uses cPanel / WHM. The log /usr/local/cpanel/logs/cpdavd_session_log contains a list of strange IP addresses hitting the cpdavd service (WebDAV, which cPanel ...
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Hosting a subdirectory of WordPress on a different server with a different cms

I am looking for a solution to host a subdirectory of my WordPress website on a different server with a different cms. Right now i have a WordPress environment (https://www.example.com). For a special ...