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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 with this same shared IP address. The trick is the HTTP GET request's Host header! When I entered the shared IP directly in the address bar, the Host header ...


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You may be confused as to what WordPress is. It is several things: First, it is software that can be installed within a web space as a content management system (CMS). This can be installed using most all web hosting companies. Second, it is a company. Duh! Right? Last, it is a website that the company owns that allows people who do not want the added work ...


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Couldn't anyone do this? You are missing one factor. Domain name registration and hosting are two different things even if your host will register your domain for you. A domain name has to be registered and pointed to an IP address before the domain name does anything. The hosting company does not generally care about the domain name registration except to ...


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Most people choose to pay for hosting for multiple reasons. Site availability: A personal computer isn't really built for serving a website to however many visitors you would get. Most people turn their PCs off from time to time, and most people have limited bandwidth for their internet connection. So, if your site suddenly got popular, most people's ...


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Sure, anyone could do this, but what would they get from it? Attaching the domain to the server doesn't give you any kind of access or ownership of the servers. You could point thedomainyouown.com at Google's IPs, but all you get from it is costs and no benefit.. thus it generally makes little sense to point your nameservers at anything else but your own ...


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Yes, You can. you will have to add the NS records for the subdomain in the DNS Manager for your TLD (Top Level Domain). For Example: In DNS Manager for TLD add NS records Like. bla.example.com. 1799 IN NS ns1.subhosting.org. bla.example.com. 1799 IN NS ns3.subhosting.org. bla.example.com. 1799 IN NS ns2.subhosting.org.


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You will need: A domain registrar A DNS host A web host Software Content In your above example, WordPress is referring to the content management system (CMS) software available from wordpress.org, and not to the relatively expensive hosting available at wordpress.com. WordPress the software is the most popular content management system for websites. ...


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There are several reasons to pay for web hosting. Reliability Your web host should have 99.9% uptime or better. It is hard to achieve that at home. Does your house ever lose power or have an internet outage? Do you have a backup generator and an uninterruptible power supply? Do you maintain multiple internet connections in case one goes out? Most web ...


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What closetnoc said. Just to confirm that if you're starting off a hobby-website (or even a small professional site) it is fine to go with godaddy as your domain provider (not as a host) and hostgator or bluehost or something as your host. Wordpress will usually automatically update, but you will have to manually update plugins. Depending on how important ...


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You can use any host you like to host your website (siteground, godaddy, bluehost etc.). What you should do to prevent your site appearing in search results and therefore to the world is: You have two options Put this in each html document head section. <meta name="robots" content="noindex,nofollow"> If you are hosting with Apache ...


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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 config page on the public IP address of the node and create "vhosts" for each website they need to run (generally managed by something like cpanel). The ...


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I think what you are really asking is: Can I run a website at home for zero cost, both in terms of hosting and a domain name? The answer is "kind of." Home hosting Hosting at home rather than at a hosting company can be a great low-cost way to get started. You can use your home computer as a web server and run a web site on it. However, there are ...


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Vimeo has the option to give you a link if you have a paid account. You can generate a privaté download link to do this for multiple resolutions if needed. An other option would be to just embed there player and add the "?background=1" in the embed link as explained here: https://vimeo.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/115011183028-Embedding-background-and-...


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100k hits per month is an average of 2 hits per minute. If we take a guess and say that peak rate will never be more than 20x the average rate, you're still only looking at 40 hits per minute at peak, or less than 1 hit per second. With caching, plus static assets offloaded to a CDN, serving 1 visitor every second should be trivial for any properly-...


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Well... I fixed it! But as it usually goes, I'm unsure of the exact thing that put it together. However, I will leave what I did over here, in hopes that it might help someone else in the future. From cPanel, I first changed my php version from 7.2 to 7.1. And it crashed my website. Therefore, I changed it back to 7.2, and voila! It simply works.


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How did Digital Ocean verify I owned the domain I was adding to my server? Couldn't anyone do this? Could another customer have added my domain to their Digital Ocean account before I got around to it? Since none of the other answers have mentioned it: you probably had to tell your server which domain names to expect, but that does not actually cause those ...


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This is just wrong. Today, pretty much any hoster will offer you wordpress hosting, because this is what most of the websites or blogs are currently using. To set up a wordpress site you will need a domain, webspace, php, mysql and a mailer. Pretty much any good hoster will offer this with their basic plan. I have seen hosting platforms that have ...


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Huge can be host anywhere which support to host static files. But Google sites is completely different thing, it is pre built web app/software, not a complete hosting server. it comes with their own rules, to provide a security. It's same like blogspot, they allowed to write free blog post, but they have their own rules. It's not flexible and you can't do ...


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If the domain name is displayed on your invoice, you can take it to a lawyer for better ways to handle this or you will have to wait for it to become available to purchase. Sadly there is no won't be able to recover it because it belongs to the Telecom company according to the registrar information.


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If you set your G Suite using the same domain and have turned on the naked domain redirect, you are stuck. I have asked the support, and they don't have a practical answer. The cause is: G Suites and App Engine uses the same A record and G Suites will rob the routing before App Engine. Then the naked domain redirect by G Suites will replace everything by ...


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There is absolutely no need for a mail server to be on the same machine, in the same building, or even located in the same country as the web server. In your DNS records you will see MX records, which will indicate the hostname of your mail server. Typically, most people would set this as a sub of their own domain (i.e. mail.example.com) and create an A ...


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Most websites need the following services: Domain registrar DNS host Web host Mail host While many hosting companies package those together for convenience, all four of those can be separate companies: At your domain registrar, your NS records point to your DNS host. At your DNS host, your A and CNAME records point to your web host. At your DNS host, your ...


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Generally, it's not a good idea to share content between a live site and its staging installation. A staging copy should be isolated, precisely to avoid messing up anything on the production installation. On top of that, adding content on the staging copy would properly test those execution paths and create a consistent database—but this can be scaled only ...


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It works, in the sense that yes, your website will be reachable... from everyone having an IPv6 address or going through a network that is able to connect to IPv6 even if IPv4 is used internally. Technically, configuring both the webserver (and OS) and the DNS for proper IPv6 is now marginally more complex than IPv4 since all major blocks/software is fully ...


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You are correct that changing the NS records to Infinityfree would have them manage the DNS records. You can use GoDaddy as your DNS host, but it isn't recommended and has some caveats. InfinityFree has instructions here. InfinityFree advises that they may change the IP address of your website occasionally without prior notice. They update their own DNS ...


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The only way to accomplish this would be if you also created your own dns server and your visitors were willing to add your dns server to their computer's and browser's list of known servers. Without that, no one would be able to reach you based on that domain "name" (not address).


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Aside: The code you posted only blocks access to index.php, not OmniTicker.7z (assuming this is a physical file), so you either have other code that blocks this, or the file is entirely virtual and you are managing the download through index.php (although other code is also required to do this)? When you hit "Cancel" on the HTTP Authentication password ...


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I was able to solve the whole problem by changing my .htaccess file from # php -- BEGIN cPanel-generated handler, do not edit # Set the “ea-php72” package as the default “PHP” programming language. <IfModule mime_module> AddHandler application/x-httpd-ea-php72 .php .php7 .phtml </IfModule> # php -- END cPanel-generated handler, do not edit to &...


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From: https://www.woorank.com/en/blog/how-will-changing-ip-address-impact-seo (I have no affiliation, I just did a quick search). Websites also have IP addresses, assigned by the server on which they are stored. If you move your website to a new server (also known as a hosting service) the IP address of your site will change. This puts many people off ...


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I think in general hosting providers don't verify that you actually own a domain before letting you instruct them and their nameservers to point it at your server or website. I've been able to do it at a hosting provider in the past. In most cases this is harmless, because either the owner of the domain set it up first (in which case your hosting provider ...


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