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Nginx Reverse Proxy for Tumblr
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Great question! This can actually be done, but it's relatively tricky. Tumblr has made it very clear that they don't want you to do this. They have silently broken CloudFlare integration a while ...

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How to prevent wpad.dat entries in log file
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Your first log snippet suggests that the file may actually exist, since nginx response is 200, with 731 bytes of payload data, so, don't be too fast to have it blocked. However, if you want to have ...

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Providing fake info during domain registration - does it matter?
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You should vote with your wallet, and only register in the zones where you are satisfied with the privacy policy in regards to the personally identifying information. As mentioned, Nominet UK doesn't ...

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What’s up with this 302 redirect to the same URL?
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Wow, that is weird, indeed. As the other answer has mentioned, a trailing slash after the domain name is always mandatory in HTTP requests, so, it is NOT expected to receive a redirect if you try to ...

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How to verify ownership of a site in Google Webmaster Tools through a file?
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It turns out, the file is simply formed as follows: For a file named /googleXYZ.html, the contents would be google-site-verification: googleXYZ.html. So, instead of downloading the file from Google ...

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Domain registrar saying they cannot add TXT record
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It sounds like you're not using the nameservers of your registrar. Ask your registrar, probably through its web-interface for domain details, which company controls the nameservers for the domain ...

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Nginx proxy_pass 404 error, don't understand why
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I think you're missing a slash in your proxy_pass, see http://nginx.org/r/proxy_pass. It should be proxy_pass http://backend/;, if you want to map /api locationfrom Nginx to / from upstream, ...

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Linking to Wikipedia. What’s the impact on SEO?
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As per the link from John Conde's answer, the impact would be positive, according to http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/pagerank-sculpting/ In the same way that Google trusts sites less when they link to ...

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Yandex.Metrica: can I redirect from /favicon.ico to the 1×1 gif counter?
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location = /favicon.ico { return 307 http://mc.yandex.ru/watch/XXX; } seems to work; however, it would seem like only certain browsers request a favicon.ico by default, so, not all ...

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mod rewrite doesn't work when i added multiple domains
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Where do you place the mod_rewrite directives that you have provided? If you still have those directives in httpd.conf, then, perhaps, they fall outside of the VirtualHost directives, and have no ...

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Googlebot-Mobile ignoring robots.txt, pretending to be Googlebot
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Apparently, everyone was sick and tired with receiving useless Googlebot-Mobile traffic, and must have had it blocked, such that Google has decided to ignore the relevant robots.txt entries, giving us ...

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The simplest way to track Google Analytics without JavaScript?
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Yes, it is possible. The parameters of Google Analytics .gif request are, surprisingly, documented at Google: https://developers.google.com/analytics/resources/articles/gaTrackingTroubleshooting#...

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