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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

I think I found my answer. So, the thing is, because I bought a shared hosting package, they also gave me a shared IP. My guess is, this IP has many websites next to mine and they're all accessible ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

Normally, you do not need any server just to view raw HTML files, even if they reference other files, CSS and JavaScript. Simply double click on any file and it will open with the default browser of ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

To complete the other answers, there is no authoritative database of complete IP -> name mappings. DNS provides for two kinds of mappings: name -> IP. Multiple names can map to a single IP IP -> ...
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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

SSL certificates no longer require a dedicated IP address. There is a relatively new technology called Server Name Indication (SNI) that allows SSL certificates to be associated with a virtual host ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

Since your site is static, one solution is to use CloudFlare, because it can still serve cached pages if your site goes down (with proper configuration). It will be transparent if there is an issue. ...
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Google search keeps indexing hacked URLs

I got the same problem once with a website with an old version of Joomla, the server was safe but the pages were generated by an hack on at PHP level that I was not able to discover fast. In the end ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

Don't know if it's possible with simple command, but there are special "Reverse-IP" services just for that, check that one for example: http://viewdns.info/reverseip/ Apparently if you share IP with ...
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

To answer your question directly: No, in most cases there is no negative impact for sharing an IP with a bad domain. How do I know this? I am the SEO oracle. I come from the future to save humanity. ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

If the website is HTML and CSS only, You don't need a host. Just throw it on the USB stick that that you're going to use for the redundant WAMP environment and run it from whatever machine you plug it ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

You can simply open the internet page locally and display it in your browser. If you even want to show a different domain name, you can use XAMPP to open a local webserver. Host your website there and ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

You could host the static content using Amazon S3. See http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonS3/latest/dev/WebsiteHosting.html for a guide as to how. Basically you sign up for an AWS account, upload your ...
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SEO scope for multiple domains hosting on the same IP address

Search engines care about content of the web site and not IP addresses. Period. End of story. Now, if your IP address or domain name is a known spammer; different story.
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SEO scope for multiple domains hosting on the same IP address

If you can create high quality sites, provide great user experience, and take care not to violate any of Google's webmaster guidelines, there is no problem with having multiple sites on a shared host. ...
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How to specify expiry to a (css/js) files of a website in a shared hosting?

Yes it is possible using Apache and PHP, by setting the expires and cache-control using header(), you can find out more about what is, and what is not supported in the HTTP/1.1 specification. PHP ...
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Unable to download large zipped file of cPanel full backup (Chrome download restarts download )

You can find or change the location of backups in cpanel's Configure Backup Directory section of Backup Configuration interface Home > Backup > Backup Configuration Once you know the location ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

So many overly-complicated answers. The website is HTML and CSS only (no DB), and currently resides on my shared hosting account. You do not need Apache You do not need XAMP (or similar) You do not ...
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

If you are using Git for version control of your site... (not to judge... but you kinda should be if it's an important project!) You can host your entire website on Github's "project pages". ...
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Visiting website without nameservers

cPanel can do this by going to the following url: http://[ip-address]/~[cPanel-username]
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How can I find out what other websites are hosted from my website IP address and why is that important from SEO point of view?

You could use a service that does "reverse IP lookup" to check for websites hosted on the same server / the same IP address. This service http://viewdns.info for example lets you simply enter a domain ...
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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

This can be due to a wide range of factors including the number of plugins that you are running. Some factors that need to be taken into consideration are... Is Caching Enabled How Many Images Are ...
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Godaddy Resourse limit reached for wordpress site

RAM usage by Linux Linux will generally eat a lot of RAM to avoid disk caching (swap file) and does not indicate that anything is wrong if you have little to no ram free. You should only consider it ...
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Google search keeps indexing hacked URLs

If Google is indexing these, it means they are resolving. Your domain is serving bad pages - possibly JUST to Search Engines if you've been hacked at the server level. They won't resolve or show up ...
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IP ADDRESS request vs. DOMAIN NAME request?

Yes, it is very unusual to get a dedicated website IP address these days unless you specifically ask for one, and usually at a cost. Typically the hosts node apache/nginx server will run a default ...
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How do I determine if I should ask for additional CPU cores on my web server?

I think the approach here should depend on the nature and timing of the traffic: If you are expecting a curve increase with traffic spread throughout the day then 70000 hits/day works out at just ...
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Is it possble to discover that an addon domain is owned by the same person as the main domain?

There are likely several attributes that your sites share in common that could be used to link them. IP Address -- they will be hosted on the same server. Sites like this one list the host names ...
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What is 'hitnodes.php' on a GoDaddy shared hosting server?

This is a file used by GoDaddy's hosting department to periodically test if accounts on their Fourth-Generation Hosting (4GH) systems are reachable. 4GH was GoDaddy's precursor to cloud hosting, as ...
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Unable to locate phishing URL in CPanel file manager

These files were never on your account, they were hosted on another account on the same (shared) server with username "impots". On many shared Apache servers you can access your account's files by a ...
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Can GoDaddy unlimited bandwidth hosting handle 8000 simultaneous users or should I purchase a dedicated server?

I've used GoDaddy's unlimited (and cheap) monthly plans, and a basic Wordpress site with more than about 3 users clicking around at the same time will give overload warnings (GoDaddy will email you if ...
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Shared Hosting Plans With Cpanel Duplicating Websites On Subdomains

I assume you are using cPanel's Addon domains? These indeed must point to a subdomain. it's a default behavior for shared hosting with Cpanel Yes, it's default behaviour. Do you think Google ...
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