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All information which we receive from a client or through our relationship with a client...How Can I Secure OSCommerce?
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Requests for information held regarding accounts registered in your own nameIn accordance with...I am unable to log on to my web site, is there a server problem?
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MIME types are a standard way of specifying the type of a document. A web server uses MIME types...What are the exact specs of your hardware?
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Before mosts script will run on a hosting server, it has to be uploaded into your /cgi-bin/...What happens if I exceed my allocated monthly bandwidth/data-transfer allowance?
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Our current main version of APACHE is Server version: 2.0.54 Version Control As a general...What version of PHP are you running ?
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The statistics are updated from 3 A.M. GMT every day.Why doesn't my new webpages show in a browser ?
Problem: I've uploaded my website, but when I view in a browser I still see the original version...Why dont my JAVA / JSP pages work ?
Please note that JAVA/JSP is only available on certain server platforms and specified hosting...Why dont my PHP pages work ?
Please note that PHP is only available on certain server platforms and specified hosting plans,...Why dont my SSI pages work ?
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If your website is not displaying and is instead showing a variety of advertisements, the most...Why is register_globals off ? How can I turn php directive register_globals On ?
For security reasons, and to enforce good coding and script design, on all shared-hosting...Why must I continually update my Wordpress Application
Why must I keep upgrading my Wordpress application. As with any computer hardware or software...
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