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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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Can I use a third-party service to provide DNS for my site?

I'm setting up a new site, and my host uses a Cpanel alternative that only allows me to add A and CNAME records. I need to add TXT records as well, for SPF settings and such. I know I can do this ...
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Separate web hosting and mail server (CPanel)

Currently I am having problems with Email service on the same host as my website, so I want to move whole email server to another linux DigitalOcean server but keep the domain name? My current ...
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lost positon on google [duplicate]

i have a small shopping website. 'http://gym.sazito.com' i made that on a free web hosting and free site maker with minimal controls. they gave me a sub domain to start job. i started my shopping web ...
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How can I redirect my Google App Engine naked domain to www and preserve the URL path

Google Adsense now requires a file "ads.txt" in the root of the domain: Upload the file to the root level domain of your site (for example, https://example.com/ads.txt). I use enom with Google ...
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Recovering control of a domain name [closed]

When I applied for a hosting package for the initial version of my web site, the hosting company (the national Telecoms company in the country where I lived) registered the domain name using their own ...
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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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Is it possible to use Hugo in Google Sites?

I want to deploy a Hugo template in Google Sites (a free hosting). I currently have a website but I am using the default (new) Google style (I don't link it here because I don't want to reveal my ...
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How can someone know that two different domains were owned by the same person?

I bought a web-hosting in Hostgator with a baby plan, and bought another domain from Namecheap and hosted it also in Hostgator current plan, both domains had Domain Protection Policy. How did ...
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Why is it recommended to combine WordPress and Godaddy for hosting?

I am learning how to build and maintain a website, but I'm coming across a lot of suggestions that sound redundant without explanation. For example, if I already have a website on WordPress but want ...
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How do I share my site so it is available to people looking at my resume, but not on search engines?

I need to show a static web page created from scratch (HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap 4, Google APIs, pictures) to potential employers. I already purchased a domain name from Hover.com and the next step will ...
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How do shared hosting providers know you own a domain when you point the DNS to their server?

I recently set a server up on Digital Ocean. The process of pointing the domain to Digital Ocean name servers was as easy as updating them on the registrar's website, and just adding them to my server....
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Trouble activating free SSL from Domain.com when using Hostinger as a web host

Recently, I transfered my domain from GoDaddy to Domain.com. My hosting is still provide by Hostinger.com. Domain.com have an option of Free SSL. You just enabled it to get SSL Certificate and you don'...
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How to fix “Missing a temporary folder” error in Wordpress?

Today I pushed to live (using Softaculous) a staged version of my WordPress website which was working perfectly. Afterwards, the only thing that doesn't work properly is uploading files/media. The ...
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Facebook article preview: “Curl error” or “Could not resolve hostname”

When I share my posts and articles from site to Facebook, it shows blank preview . Meanwhile, when I post to Twitter, there's no problem. Since it is showing a blank preview, I decided to go to ...
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Why do we have to pay for web hosting rather than do it ourselves?

I am very unfamiliar with this concept, and have seen something's around the web that just don't make sense to me. I am curious as to how you can build your own website. Then host it on your own home ...
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Is there a way to upload to SiteGround from a Google photos link?

Is there a way to directly upload files to SiteGround file manager via a link? As of now, I have to download the product photos sent by my client and then upload them to my website via the file ...
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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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Will my site disappear if I stop paying for “Basic Managed WordPress” (Wordpress Managment), but continue paying my GoDaddy hosting subscription?

I have a site that I made using WordPress, and hosted with GoDaddy a couple years ago. It's mostly a blog/journal of a long trip I took, which is interesting for me and my family, but mostly useless ...
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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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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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few questions about running image hosting website [closed]

I'm about to launch a new image hosting website, nevertheless, few questions are still on my mind and i would love to know your take on them. Q1- how do i prevent users from uploading pornographic ...
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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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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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Dot5 Hosting for Custom HTML

First time poster. Is anyone familiar with Dot5 Hosting, and whether they allow for custom HTML? It seems to be a fairly outdated company, but my dad just paid for another year subscription and wants ...
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Verify my site with anti-virus services. (McAfee, Webroot, Avast, Bitdefender, etc.)

When I publish a new site, it is caught by anti-virus, while it is still new. The message is always something like... This site is safe, but doesn't have enough history for us to let you proceed ...
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How can I connect a site on Namecheap to a domain on Wix?

I bought a domain and hosted a site with Wix. Recently, I needed a custom site for which I bought a hosting from Namecheap and uploaded the site files to namecheap server. But Wix wont allow me to ...
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Add Expires headers in GTmetrix

When I test the performance of my website via GTmetrix.com it says that there are 2 static components without a far-future expiration date. and listed below links. https://www.googletagmanager.com/...
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About video hosting and server cost [duplicate]

I'm building a social network for a large user base. One of the main concerns is with the video hosting aspect. I've look at AWS S3 bucket and DigitalOcean Space costing. Both are expensive since ...
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Does the meta tag no-referrer affect the way htaccess redirects and hot-link prevention process?

Update Now that I know what I didn't know when I posted this question, this questions looks pretty stupid. The answer is no, the no-referrer meta tag does not affect the way htaccess redirects. ...
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how to host flask website in virtualmin by using mod_wsgi?

I am trying to host flask webapp in virtualmin but for some reason it is not working.... I referred below links before hosting the site... but due to different folder structure in virtualmin got ...
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Web host tracking - cannot find my host [duplicate]

I hope this is the right place to ask such question. EDIT: And this question is not duplicate! I tried tracking down the host using services such as whois but they didn't provide an answer. So that ...
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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 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 ...