Steps to Move Your Web Site from one Server to Another

During the lifetime of a website moments come when need arises to move the site from one domain name to other. This migration process is painful for bigger and more active websites. If hosting control panel on both servers are same then migration becomes easier. However, sometimes you need to migrate your site to a server having different control panel. In this scenario, to ensure smooth migration of an active web site from one server to another follow the steps given in this tutorial: Continue reading “Steps to Move Your Web Site from one Server to Another”

Registered Wrong Domain Name, Get a Refund.

You have just registered a domain name and are busy planning for your new web site. All of sudden someone pointed out that the spelling of the domain name you registered has a mistake. What do you do now? You contact your domain registrar company and they ask you to stick with that domain and advise you to purchase another domain name with correct spelling. Though you might have paid just 10$ – 12$ but then its hard earned money. Here is a good news for you. Continue reading “Registered Wrong Domain Name, Get a Refund.”

SWsoft Releases Plesk 8.3 for Windows and Linux/Unix!

SWsoft announced the availability of version 8.3 of its’ flagship product PLESK. Pleask is a multi-platform control panel and the latest release includes over 50 new features for Linux and Windows users. As per an announcement by SWsoft the release of SWsoft Plesk 8.3 continues SWsoft’s Open Fusion initiative of enabling integration of all types of web hosting software.  This new version of the software further integrates Plesk with Virtuozzo, 3rd party, and other web applications as well as continuing to deliver innovative ease of use, the highest levels of stability and performance, security and unmatched value. Continue reading “SWsoft Releases Plesk 8.3 for Windows and Linux/Unix!”

Gmail about to Reach 6GB Storage Mark!

Gmail about to Touch 6GB Storage SpaceGoogle is known for doing things in its’ own style. Started with 2 GB mail box facility (besides other features), now Gmail is about to reach a mark where it seems to touch a new height. As evident from attached screen shot it is about to touch 6GB storage space and it’s still couting. Perhaps a time will come when you will be able to get unlimited storage space from Gmail like Yahoo! and few others. And mind you, it’s all for free. You need not shell out a single cent for this.

Now, this is what can be called a real new year gift in true style.

Have u worked with Quad monitors attached to a single computer??

Till now I am using a 19″ monitor and I thought it was ok but recently I read a post on http://blog.domaintools.com and I was aghast. You know what?? Jay Westerdal of http://domaintools.com is working with Quad (four) monitors plugged in to one cpu. He has setup this using just Windows XP with two Nvidia Quadro FX 570 video cards and all these monitors add up to 11,720,000 (11.7 million) pixels. Quite impressive. Don’t belive me……Just go to this page and read all about it yourself. Jay claims that his productivity has increased by 10 minutes a day by using this quad monitor setup. It doesn’t stop here. Few visitors to his blog has expressed almost similar feelings. I am still in dreamworld. You better head to the original post.

Happy productivity.

Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen

Lately, number of domain name thefts taking place in online world is increasing. There are several reasons as how you can loose your domain name and not able to prove that you were the real owner of the domain name in question. Instantly a question pops up as what is the best way to protect a domain name from being stolen.

First and foremost thing to do is to make sure that you really own your domain name. What a silly advice…you might say. No, it’s not if you know what we are talking about. Go through this article and you will instantly want to check whois data of your domain name. Continue reading “Best Way to Protect a Domain Name from getting Stolen”

Target uid/gid Mismatch with Directory or Program

This Sunday at 2 AM, I got a call from one client, who complained that cgi scripts on his website stopped working all of a sudden. This being peak season for his business, he was a worried lot and wanted me to give it an immediate attention. I rushed to my workstation. Client was on phone telling me the urls and script names which stopped working. I saw it was throwing “500 Internal Server Error”. My first question to client was if he has made any changes to the scripts or re-uploaded or changed the permissions on the files. Continue reading “Target uid/gid Mismatch with Directory or Program”

Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names

Recently many registrars announced a dip in pricing for .INFO domain names. As per the .INFO promotion, pricing for any new .INFO domain name for an End User has come down to Rs. 121/= (plus / minus Rs. 15 depending on the Registrar). Earlier .INFO domain names were being sold in between Rs. 400/= to Rs. 500/= per domain year. Continue reading “Pricing dips for all New .INFO Domain Names”

G(oogle) Talk now Features Group (Conference) Chat

Google announced a new feature for its’ G(oogle) Talk users i.e. Group Chat or as popularly known Conference Chat. The group chat feature lets user chat with many friends at once. There is no limit to the number of people who can be invited to join the chat and any participant can invite others to join. Continue reading “G(oogle) Talk now Features Group (Conference) Chat”