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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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ICANN is several layers removed from your hosting. There is a link, but isn't a direct link in any sense. ICANN is an organization that oversees the domain name system. They allow other companies to operate top level domains. They run some of the DNS servers that point to the DNS servers of the top level domain operators. The top level domain operator ...


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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 (most probably), ...


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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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Stephen's answer gives you all the details, but I think your misconception or slight changes of wording is related to something else, the "IANA root". ICANN oversees the running of the system, and plays no operational part (which is a simplification, as they technically run some root nameservers, and are also the "registry" of .int, but this is tangential ...


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It looks like DreamHost supports web-based statistics using awstats: https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/216661708 I'm not sure if it will retroactively load in data from your account's existing access logs if you haven't already got it enabled, but using something like this to view traffic data is a little bit easier to chew than the raw log files....


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This is what the server's access logs are for. However, depending on your hosting provider (control panel settings / server config) these logs may not be stored for longer than a month. You would analyse your access log for all 200 OK responses where the HTTP Referer is not your own site (internal link). And probably exclude all static resources (images, ...


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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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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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"Concurrent connection" means the maximum number of TCP connections your server can handle at any one time. At any given time many TCP/IP requests are coming to your server. For instance a single, simple web page might require 10 connections. 1 for the HTML page 2 for included JS scripts 7 for JPEG and PNG image files If 5 people request this page at the ...


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By locally I assume you mean on your local desktop and that your coworkers are on the same campus. To answer your question more specificaly, we would need to know what your operating system is. However, your coworkers should be able to access the website via your IP address assuming your network administrators have not blocked it somehow. For example, ...


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Generally, In Shared Hosting you are not allowed to change php.ini file. But many hosting providers allows to change such parameters of php.ini file through Control Panels like cPanel / Plesk / etc. Also some of them allow limited SSH access to the files and server, you can try whether it helps or not. Best way is ask your hosting provider about the ...


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To add to SushiGuy's answer: A connection is made whenever a client (i.e. a browser or a mobile app) requests a resource from a server (i.e. a web page, CSS, JS, image, etc). From a servers point of view "concurrent connections" is the count of the number of clients that are connected at the same time. In a traditional web page request, your browser will ...


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The problem is that GoDaddy doesn't support redirects from HTTPS. But the good news is that Firebase supports this natively and automatically. The solution is instead of using GoDaddy for your bare domain, use Firebase. The detailed instructions can be found here: https://firebase.google.com/docs/hosting/custom-domain In essence, you will need to go to ...


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Have you tried https://mxtoolbox.com/DNSLookup.aspx? It will look up the A and NS records @DocRoot mentioned. It has several tools to help lookup further information. Look for the tiny hyperlinks across the middle of the page - run dns check first and then dns propogation. You should be able to find everything you need, including your hosting company. ...


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No. The server serves a page and that page loads a Javascript file from wherever that file is hosted, be it your own server or a third party's server. Once loaded, this script is run on the clients browser, not on your server. So the server has nothing to do with running / supporting Javascript (which is by definition a "client-side" language). Of course, ...


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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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