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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 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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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 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 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

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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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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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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Does my hosting provider have an impact on my website loading speed?

Does my hosting provider have an impact on my website loading speed? It can have, but that's probably not the main cause in this instance. Does it need to have the nameservers from my hosting ...
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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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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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Mysterious ico files appearing on webserver

EDITED: This is a known php hack. If your server runs Wordpress only, plugins like Wordfence can detect and clean the infected files but if you have other php applications it will take other steps. I ...
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Point multiple domains to single page, with unique button based on source domain

First you need to point all domains to same folder. So any request will end at same script. Its different on own server, and rented hosting. Detect domain from server variables, url on your preferred ...
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Hourly connections to my WordPress site via XMLRPC block my IP on BlueHost because they see many email logins

A little history... SOURCE XML-RPC has been enabled as default since WP version 3.5, with XML-RPC support enabled you can post to your WordPress blog using many popular 3rd party Weblog ...
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cloudflare free vs ModSecurity on Linux shared hosting

I'd talk to your host about whitelisting certain URLs for ModSecurity. i.e. keep it on, but with modifications. It looks like an OAuth redirect (Google login) triggers the problem you are having. ...
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Hosting company blocks remote access to database. How to deal?

Its difficult to give a good answer without knowing more specifics, but - Remote access to databases is usually disabled because its a security risk with limited upside. In the MySQL world it is ...
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How do I get another of my domains showing in the browser's address bar?

Since all your domains are registered with the same provider as your hosting you would need to add these domains in your cPanel account as either a: "Domain Alias" (formerly "Parked ...
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How to configure an e-mail address with external MX Record in HostEurope webhosting?

This problem is due to a quirk in the HostEurope control panel ("KIS"). It happens when you create the domain's MX Record after registering the domain as an external domain in the HostEurope ...
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How to change document root of main domain in cPanel shared host?

For changing the main/primary domain, you will need to have root SSH access and be able to locate and edit the following file (replacing your user & domain info): /var/cpanel/userdata/USERNAME/...
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Strange host IP Addresses showing up in Awstats

Those are valid IPv6 addresses. IPs like 1.1.1.1 are IPv4
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Is it possible that a shared host is really offering unlimited inodes?

No. One host's limit is possibly lower or higher than the other, but there is always a limit. It's a file system after all.
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Hotmail account is not receiving email from web server

I've been through this, you will likely find that the server's IP address has been blacklisted by Microsoft. Does your domain have valid SPF and DKIM records in DNS? If not, that will be what has ...
Steve's user avatar
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cPanel - prevent addon user from accessing main root

...they might be able to access the main root also Yes, that is how cPanel's Addon domains work. They are simply additional (ie. "add-on") domains on the main account. You can't restrict access. In ...
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Client isn't receiving emails from my web form, but I can

It's a Cpanel issue. Go to Cpanel > open MX records > select Domain in Question > Make sure "Remote Mail Exchanger" is selected.
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How do I make my website show up in the browser bar with the "http://"?

The http:// part of the URL is known as the "scheme", which defines the protocol you are using. When you are visiting a website, the default protocol is http://. The only other option would be https://...
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