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Godaddy Server location?

Do a traceroute on the IP address in question and you will more than likely find that the IP address traces to Europe somewhere. The whois record for the IP address in question is simply returning the ...
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Does server location and geo location based on IP impact SEO?

In a Google Webmaster Help thread, Google's John Mueller said in response to the question of SEO and server location: For search, specifically for geotargeting, the server's location plays a very ...
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How can I use a different A record for a specific path?

How can I use a different A record for a specific path? You can't since the name to IP address resolution is an IP level of need, which is far before/below HTTP or said differently the path part is ...
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Which is the practical difference between a server and a web server?

"Server" is a generic term that represents a computer that shares something. There are many different types of servers. Some share databases, others share web sites, still others share ...
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What is SymLinksIfOwnerMatch?

From the Apache docs SymLinksIfOwnerMatch The server will only follow symbolic links for which the target file or directory is owned by the same user id as the link. So, enabling this option (as ...
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Will Changing My Websites Static IP Address cause any DNS issues?

No matter what you do, you can't 100% control clients cache and hence some will continue to use the old IP address for "some" time. Which means, your service needs to continue to exist to ...
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How to implement WordPress in a subdirectory, hosted on a different server?

The subdomain is certainly the easiest option since you are wanting to host the site on another server. The reason for this is that a hostname can only ever resolve to a single location. If you are ...
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Parallelize downloads with one server by using apache

Yes, this is a perfectly valid solution to the problem. It also covers the "use a cookieless domain for static assets" speed recommendation, if setup correctly. This won't add additional server load, ...
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Can I create/host my own .com/.net domain name at home?

Host a DNS server at home, set it up so the domain points to your static IP. Maybe use https://www.virtualmin.com/ for this, makes life much easier. Register a .com domain (this will cost you $, see ...
Tony Stark's user avatar
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Does server timezone affect SEO?

Does server timezone affect SEO? No. I understand that the geolocation of a server impacts search engine rankings. Only indirectly. Major search engines don't care where the files are coming from. If ...
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Can DNS point to specific port?

What you are looking for is Dynamic DNS (DDNS) with port forwarding and a majority of DDNS service providers are offering port forwarding as well. You can then set up your domain something.something....
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Is it safe to give write permission to _www user account?

It is generally unwise to allow www or apache to have write access, however, this can be done safely by limiting the access to a single directory and not allowing any executables in that directory. ...
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.htaccess how to redirect the contents of a directory to a subdirectory

RewriteRule ^/folder(.*)$ /folder/subfolder/$1 [R=301,NC,L] As just mentioned in this other answer... in per-directory .htaccess files the RewriteRule pattern matches the URL-path less the directory-...
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How do I disable socket.io cookie named io server-side?

Just pass an option to do it: var io = require('socket.io')(); io.on('connection', function(client){}); io.listen(3000, { cookie: false }); See it in the docs: https://github.com/socketio/engine....
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Can I create/host my own .com/.net domain name at home?

It's perfectly possible to host a website using your own 'infrastructure'. If you want a .com domain name, you will need to register it, and that's not going to be free. (10 to 15€ a year)
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Which is the practical difference between a server and a web server?

The word "server" has become a bit ambiguous but general means a computer which provides information to other computers. A web server used to be a physical machine that provided web pages to ...
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Why I cannot see the root folder of my website?

Mate, you are in your web root. wp-admin wp-content wp-includes and rest of the files are the root directory of your WordPress. Level above are rest of the pages on server. From what I see, you ...
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Can't receive mail from outside domain

I posted my plea for help a bit too soon. LOL. To get it working: Delete MX record on cPanel and CloudFlare, Create new MX record with Priority 1 pointing to mail.example.com on cPanel and ...
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How to create user in phpmyadmin to connect two servers?

Create the remote connection To create a remote connection: On your database server, as a user with root privileges, open your MySQL configuration file. To locate it, enter the following command: ...
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Wordpress posts/pages stuck in "draft" mode with no "publish" option

Issues with the publish button normally occur when there is an issue with a plugin or theme you are using. You will need to: Disable all plugins and see if the publish button appears. If so, ...
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Moving website images to remote server vs moving database to remote server

There's no reason that this has to be one way or the other. I would say to optimize both. If you have a large number of images, a CDN makes sense, regardless of what you do on the server. Also, even ...
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How to avoid long file names being truncated when the server lists the folder content?

I assume you are referring to the auto-generated directory index that Apache (mod_autoindex) generates. In this case, the filename is physically truncated (at 20 bytes by default) in the generated ...
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Is "Legacy Backup" in WHM necessary when you're running out of space?

Firstly, if you are running out of disk space you potentially have more problems than legacy backups. As someone who has waited too long to upgrade a server, I urge you to handle it sooner rather ...
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Is "Legacy Backup" in WHM necessary when you're running out of space?

Your first screenshot answers to your question: cPanel & WHM will deprecate the Legacy Backup system in the near future. We strongly recommend that you upgrade to the new Backup system. As ...
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How can I select server size based on the visitors I am getting on my website?

You need more information than just visitor counts. The only way to get the correct server size for your website is to load test it. Or buy a small server and see if it holds up, upgrade it if it ...
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If a web crawler get a 404 error, will it not index that url?

When Googlebot see 404 HTTP status code then they don't index that page at all. It will even remove the indexed pages if they continue to see 404 status for a long time. So hope you understand how ...
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How can I modify the DNS nameservers on aaPanel

I don't think you can on that install. From looking at the demo and reading https://forum.aapanel.com/d/20-how-to-manage-dns it looks like DNS manager is a plugin (that is only compatible with some ...
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How to fix error on SMTP mail server setup on aaPanel

An A record must be an IP address, not a domain name. It would seem that AAPanel is taking the reasonable step of checking that the input matches the form of an IP address. (Also, other then your VM, ...
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If servers cannot send a page within a specified amount of time, how do they send the "request time out" signal?

It may be the client displaying that message and not the server sending anything. If it is a response coming from the server (408 response) it means a connection was opened but remained idle for too ...
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