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How to transfer domain when reseller is down?

The reseller website is also down and their customer care is also not responding. It does not matter, normally. As long as you are speaking about a gTLD, your important contact is the registrar. It ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
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How to transfer domain when reseller is down?

I assume the reseller is just a reseller from another registrar, because I have never seen an official domain registrar that ran out of business, but I have seen so many resellers that take down their ...
Muhammad Dyas Yaskur's user avatar
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How to deal with URLs that has been hotlinked?

To stop hotlinking you can add the following to your .htaccess file. Replace example.com on line 3 with your own domain name. Also add or remove any file extensions on line 4 RewriteEngine on ...
Steve's user avatar
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Safely turning off CloudFlare?

Turning off Cloudflare should not cause any trouble. Cloudflare has a TTL of 5 minutes on its nameserver records, so within 5 minutes of gray-clouding a domain the domain records will be updated so ...
William's user avatar
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3 votes

Move site to new DNS and web host with lowest downtime

The simplest way to do things is to have both sets of nameservers (old and new ones) supply the zone for some time (with the same data), so that the switch is handled without any interruption. Then ...
Patrick Mevzek's user avatar
2 votes
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When replacing our website with a temporary news feed during a crisis, what is the best way to preserve SEO?

Edit based on the clarification that the website is to display information about an external crisis, not about web services going down: If there is nothing wrong with your site or any of your web ...
Maximillian Laumeister's user avatar
2 votes

Safely turning off CloudFlare?

But this would cause downtimes for people with certain network configurations, especially those with exotic DNS servers lagging couple of days to update their cache, Actually, the lag you ...
Étienne Labaume's user avatar
2 votes

Can I turn off my website at certain times to save money and schedule when Googlebot crawls to maintain SEO?

No, you can't schedule when Google (or any other major search engine) crawls in the way you're looking for. Most sites do have down time, and issuing the appropriate 503 HTTP code will let search ...
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Transition multiple independent WP sites to one WP multisite on the server with minimal downtime

A search revealed a number of resources for doing this. It seems like it isn't a trivial task. Firstly, you need to convert your site to a multisite install. Open the file wp-config.php, which is is ...
Steve's user avatar
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Monitor GoDaddy shared hosting server downtime

I understand that there is an accepted answer for Pingdom but when I reviewed their user model I noticed they really didn't have a free solution. After further researching I ran across Uptime Robot ...
DᴀʀᴛʜVᴀᴅᴇʀ's user avatar
1 vote

When resurrecting an old website, would it be better for SEO to repurchase the old domain name?

If the old domain didn't have good SEO you are starting from scratch. Whether you start from scratch on that domain or another, you are still starting from scratch. It will only make a difference ...
Steve's user avatar
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Server not found when using 3G/4G

All of your DNS records look ok dig +nocmd smilespowder.com any +multiline +noall +answer smilespowder.com. 857 IN A 37.61.237.48 smilespowder.com. 86057 IN NS ns2.creativelaundry.co.uk. ...
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Avoiding downtime after DOS and change of IP

If it is a small/middle sized company with limited bandwidth (<1-10 Gbps) changing IP address pool is the best, cheaper and quicker option. Only carriers, CDN providers or big companies can ...
OscarGarcia's user avatar
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Preparing for a huge spike in traffic

Know this old, but very good question and wish I had good info on subject few years back... From time to time we have (school activity related) sites featured on TV networks. Since we operate on a ...
Woody's user avatar
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