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Adult web hosting

Looking to host something that’s more than a little risqué? Then perhaps adult web hosting is what you need. Unlike your typical blog or fan website, many hosts will not host adult sites. So how do you know if your host allows mature content? Thankfully, every provider will tell you …

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Web host encourages clients to use Gmail

You might think that as one of the largest web hosts in the United States, DreamHost would want its customers to use its own email service. You’d be wrong to think so, however. Since May 2008, the company has encouraged its users to switch to Gmail for their email needs. …

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What is FFmpeg hosting?

Question: What is FFmpeg hosting? Answer: FFmpeg is a suite of tools that provide users with video manipulation, editing, streaming, and recording capabilities on numerous platforms and multiple formats. As the name indicates, it supports a number of mpeg compression formats as well as other open and proprietary video codecs. …

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6 Types of web hosting documentation

Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned veteran, you will most certainly need to read some documentation at some point in the life of your website and/or web server. Documentation can take numerous forms, so it is important to know what is available. Here is a quick round-up 1. Manuals …

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Privacy policies and terms of service agreements

Even if you did not pay attention to them, you have probably seen privacy policies and terms of service statements on multiple websites, especially those owned by major businesses. If you are just starting out with a new web hosting account, do you really need to worry about such things? …

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How to redirect a web page without .htaccess

Question: I have a shared hosting account, but my web host has disabled my ability to make .htaccess files. How can I create redirects on my site? Answer: First of all, it is a bad practice for a web hosting provider to completely disable .htaccess. You should probably consider getting …

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