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Recommended hosting company for a Craft site?

Looking through the Google Plus community and Slack chat history, there have been many suggestions regarding hosting for Craft websites. It may not be possible to get a single conclusive answer, but I ...
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Deploying Craft on AWS

I made my first Craft site with MAMP locally. I am trying to get my site running on AWS but I'm having a hard time with understanding the process. Are there any good tutorials or suggestions about how ...
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Migration of Craft CMS from one host to another

I'm a newbie in Craft CMS. I need to make changes in an existing craft website which is with one hosting platform. The site was previously managed by another developer. I need to migrate to a new ...
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Install Craft 3 on Web Server

I scoured the the web to the ends of earth and couldn't find any info on how to install Craft 3 on my VPS. The package I downloaded is unconventional in many ways. Any ideas how to get Craft running? ...
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What is the value of hosting assets on Amazon S3? Best practices question

Starting a substantial project. There will be 100s of images on the site. Few are part of the general design, but there are slide carousels, photos, etc. I understand what S3 is, but I'm wondering ...
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Can't install Craft on a GoDaddy shared hosting server

I've followed Shanti's advice when something similar happened to her. However, it hasn't resolved my problem and I think something else is going on. GoDaddy's support are quite usless (bascially just ...
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Asset file/folder permissions issue

Craft seems to create asset files and folders with permissions 775 and 664. My host has restrictions in place to not serve folders/files with these permissions. Where can I change this?
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Tips for running Craft in Microsoft IIS

My client prefers to use a Microsoft IIS hosting environment he already has. After some gnashing of teeth I have managed to get it working there, but it is painfully slow (unlike my local LAMP version)...
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Any cloud providers hosting and securing Craft as a service

Are there any PaaS providers out there delivering Craft as a platform continuously updated and secured?
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Will craft attempt to reconnect to MySQL if the connection drops?

We have a customer using a cheap managed hosting provider, and their MySQL server very aggressively times out and drops the connection. I wonder if this could be causing us troubles as outlined here:...
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How to Deploy CraftCMS to Dreamhost w/Github

I was recently able to get Craft CMS installed on my local server and I am using MAMP to host locally as I develop the site. I have never set up a site on my own, so I was hoping someone could give ...
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Craft 3 updates & plugins without allow_url_fopen or SSH

I have set up a Craft 3 site on shared hosting. When I try to update Craft or install plugins via the CP, I get the following error: The "https://composer.craftcms.com/packages.json" file could not ...
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How to host a huge website on Craft (10k pages, over a dozen languages, 2GB database)

We have what appears to be a very large website. We have a strong content strategy which has led us to develop a huge number of pages (over 10k) for our website, as well as building out a significant ...
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HappyLager Demo Site Forcing 'https://' on XAMPP

When I try to load the demo site in my browser I get the following error: https://imgur.com/8jVvweN "Your connection is not secure" I have added the following to my hosts file: 127.0.0.7 ...
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Hosting Craft Site on Github Pages with Paid Domain

I'm planning to move from an outside free hosting site to Github Pages free hosting, my site is a small portfolio, but I make changes every now and then so I want to take advantage to have my changes ...
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Pantheon hosting alternative for Craft CMS

I'm coming from a WordPress background and use Pantheon for all my client websites. I love the service they provide, especially easy migrations and multi-environments (Multi-dev feature branches, Dev, ...
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Can you host a Craft site on 1984 Hosting?

Does anyone have experience hosting a Craft site on 1984 Hosting? It's an Icelandic company whose ethos I like and I'm considering making my new site in Craft, so would be good to hear of anyone who's ...
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valet share, ngrok giving 404, CORS errors

I have a Craft instance running via Valet, per the instructions here. Running the project via valet link works great, and valet share works, except when I try to access the admin side. I'm using ...
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Installing Craft 3 on Cpanel

Can I install Craft 3 using cPanel instead of composer. Any suggestion or guide on it? I tried find tutorials but found for Craft 2, not for Craft 3.
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Receiving PHP Warning on move to Production

I am moving a client site from my staging VPS to my clients preferred hosting. All of Crafts requirements check out just fine: PHP Version 7.0.29 MySQL Version 10.2.12-MariaDB-log However, when ...
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Can't access admin panel

It's the first time I'm using Wamp for local hosting my Craft website. I've changed my Windows and Wamp apache host file for accessing my domainname instead of localhost. (ronvanderwerf.loc instead of ...
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Can Craft be run on NearlyFreeSpeech.NET?

Because of some restrictions, some popular software (even Wordpress is a challenge) can't be run on NearlyFreeSpeech.NET. Can Craft be run on NearlyFreeSpeech.NET?
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Craft hosted on Google App Engine - failing to load Craft classes?

Have tried getting Craft working on Google App Engine (GAE) using the GAE SDK and after defining CRAFT_STORAGE_PATH first up in the index.php, setting it to a Google Cloud Storage path eg. gs://craft-...
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Busted control panel after migration

Recently migrated a site from staging server (Digital Ocean VPS) to client's production server – pretty basic shared hosting (their choice). They were running PHP 5.3 so got them to upgrade to PHP 7.3....
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Craft error on NFS filesystem

I have a Craft 2 install that's been working fine until recently when the admin page is giving an error: file_put_contents(): Exclusive locks are not supported for this stream The front end is fine....
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Craft 2.6 CMS Posts Overloading Servers

We've had a half a dozen cases now of people editing content in different Craft 2.6 sites taking down our webservers. One staff member here editing a basic entry in the CMS has taken down a large ...
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Host a Craft app

I've just made my first craft application and I'm ready to launch it. After looking at some topics I've decided I should go with DigitalOcean and ServerPilot. I have a domain, the only thing is that I ...
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Code shows instead of homepage

A website I built frequently throws up the following code instead of the homepage: <?php // Path to your craft/ folder $craftPath = '../craft'; // Do not edit below this line $path = rtrim($...
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Can you beta build a Craft site in the www directory while the current site is still running?

I'm gungho to get started building in Craft but I don't want the complications of moving the site over from a development directory. Is there a way to easily do this while the current site is up and ...
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Craft on a cPanel hosting with CentOS and CloudLinux – I/O faults?

I'm running Craft on our shared hosting with PHP 7.2. No SSD. Performance is fine, but working in the backend, I often get hickups of several seconds (!), where nothing happens, everything stalls. ...