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General / Misc.
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- My site appears to be down / inaccessible, what should I do?
If you are having trouble pulling up your website or connecting to it via FTP, here are a few suggestions to find out the cause of the problem: 1. Go to our Network Status page at http://www.lexiconn.com/status to check the status of your site. This will let you know if we are experiencing any ...
- Nameserver Information
When you are ready for your domain to resolve to your hosting account with LexiConn, you will want to update your nameservers to ours, which are: ns.serverhost.net ns2.serverhost.net ns3.serverhost.net If you registered your domain through LexiConn's registry, then your domain is set to these ...
- Performing a Traceroute on a Mac
A traceroute traces the path from your computer to your website, showing the routers that the data passes through. In order to perform one on a Mac: - Open the Applications folder, and click on Utilities - Double-click Terminal - Type: traceroute your_domain.com * Note: replace your_domain.co ...
- Performing a Traceroute in Windows
A traceroute traces the path from your computer to your website, showing the routers the data passes through. On Windows computers, this can be done by clicking on: Start -> Run type: command or cmd NOTE: Vista users may not see the run command in the "Start" menu; however, you should be able t ...
- My foreign characters / text do not appear correctly on the web
The webserver by default sets the character set to ISO-8859-1. To disable this character set, you can edit the .htaccess file in your "www" directory (or a specific folder that contains these webpages) and add this line: AddDefaultCharset Off That will remove the default character set and allow ...
- How do I display that logo image that appears next to the URL in the address bar - favicon.ico?
A favicon, which stands for favorite icon, is a small icon that is displayed in the address bar, next to the URL. With prior versions of Internet Explorer, the favicon was only visible when looking at your list of favorites. Now that it is displayed more prominently in IE7, it may be beneficia ...
- Setting up a Permanent / 301 Redirect
A permanent / 301 redirect is the best way to update search engines with new filenames for existing pages. It should preserve your rankings for that particular page, and is seen as the safest option for doing so. In order to achieve this, you would create/edit a .htaccess file in your main www ...
- Enable Cross-origin resource sharing (CORS)
- Why did my .htaccess edit break my site?
If you are editing the .htaccess file in your "www" directory, you have to be careful not to have any typos or syntax errors. One simple typo can cause your entire website to stop working. Any time you make an edit to a .htaccess file, make sure you test your site afterwards to insure everything ...