Frequently Asked Questions

The NearlyFreeSpeech.NET FAQ (*)

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What canonical name settings are available?

How do I enable directory indexes for my site?

How do I create a website for the sole purpose of forwarding visitors to another website?

What should my site's canonical name be?

How do I change the text displayed for missing pages and other errors?

When should the rewrite log be used?

What path should I use for .htpasswd files?

How do I restrict which IP addresses can access my site?

What is a per-alias document root?

Can I set up more than one alias for my site?

How do I control redirection of HTTP visitors to HTTPS?

How do I make my site fast and scalable?

How do I change the server type my site uses?

  1. Go to the Sites panel.
  2. Select the name of the site to go to its Site Information panel.
  3. Scroll down to the "Config Information" box on the Site Information panel.
  4. Click the "Edit" button on the right side of the "Server Type" line in the "Config Information" box.
  5. Select your preferred server type and choose "Save Changes."

What is a run script?