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Amazon Lightsail for CiviCRM - your experience?

Amazon Lightsail seems ideal for hosting CiviCRM. I notice that there are some folks doing exactly that. What are you experiences with Lightsail? Advantages/Disadvantages? Thanks.
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Setting up the cron on Hostinger

I have so far been unsuccessful in setting up a cron in Hostinger. These are the three options I've set up so far. I think the path in the second one is incorrect but I was expecting either the first ...
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What issues are there running CiviCRM under IIS in 2022?

What issues are there installing, running, and upgrading CiviCRM when using Microsoft IIS as the webserver in 2022?
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Any Recent Experience with WPEngine and CiviCRM?

Long story short, admins insist on using WPEngine, I explained we would want to explore other options and I can't guarantee it will work flawlessly. I know there are posts from years ago about ...
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Trapped by MySQL 5.6

HostGator has frozen their shared platforms at MySQL 5.6 with no plans to offer MySQL 5.7 to the shared packages, even though 5.6 went EOL on February 5th, 2021. They're pushing people to use their ...
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Shared hosting vs VPS with CiviCRM & Wordpress

I would like to start a new civi installation on WP to keep around 1000 contact records. What is the best option, Shared hosting vs VPS? Pros & cons? Any recommended hosting provider? Thanks
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Scaling member portal user base

I am curious to what organizations consider a large member portal user base? Have you run into any issues scaling? We estimate ~256MB per backend Civi user (for an intensive user). Since a member ...
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How best to integrate CiviCRM into our WordPress website

Our website uses WordPress but the developers are having issues integrating CiviCRM. Should we go elsewhere? We want integration with our website but can we do this hosting CiviCRM outside of the ...
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GoDaddy Compatability

I am handling membership (about 600 dues-paying members) for a small "shoestring" non-profit using spreadsheets and it is a pain. We have a GoDaddy hosted website (cheapest economy plan) using ...
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Any quirks on Virtuozzo VPS?

The good news, I'm returning to the cloud provider that I used for many years. (I left because I merged my business with another firm.) Here's where I'm a little uncertain. The provider I've been ...
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OVH: Cron not detected by CiviCRM

I'm working on a drupal website with a CiviCRM platform which is hosted by OVH. My cron seems to be working, but CiviCRM is not detecting it. Is that normal ? Thanks in advance for your advices.
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CiviCRM and WordPress on different hosts?

I'm considering getting started with CiviCRM. I have a website with WordPress on a hosting provider that doesn't cater to CiviCRM. Do CiviCRM and WordPress need to be on the same web host in order for ...
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'Spark' CiviCRM on a shared server?

Our new webhost will not permit us to use CiviCRM on its server due to use of 'triggers' and their unwillingness to grant us 'superuser' admin status. Will the lite version of CiviCRM that is coming ...
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Why would a hosting company not provide ImageMagick on a shared server?

My hosting company (vidahost.com) have always been good about providing a Civi friendly environment for a reasonable cost & performance. However having moved some domains to a different server (...
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New to CiviCRM: Hosting (VPS) requirements and migration from NationBuilder

this is my first question to the forum, hope you can help me. My org wants to migrate from NationBuilder to CiviCRM. We currently have a shared hosting solution with GreenGeeks, so: Question 1: with ...
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How to evaluate hosted CiviCrm enviroments

What are the features I should be looking at when considering a hosted CiviCrm environment? Are there red flags I should look for from a vendor? There are a number of vendors out there all claiming ...
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Need help in getting quote for security upgrades

We are a small non-profit using CiviCRM. We are currently being charged a lot for security upgrades and monitoring. We are trying to understand pricing and what we actually need. We want to change ...
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URGENT HELP Account Suspended This Account has been suspended

Please help, I cannot log into our database as there is an error message saying Account Suspended please contact your Hosting Provider for more information. Does anyone know how to get around this ...
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Website Hosting and CiviCRM

I redesigned a website for a local nonprofit using Wordpress that is currently hosted with Network Solutions. After I finished the website for them, they started looking into finding a database for ...
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Changing hosts for CiviCRM -without current host cooperation

We need to change our civi hosting to another company. We have already moved our website, but the civi hosting still seems to be with the original company. The tricky part is that our current hosts ...
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How do I set up CiviCRM?

This is literally the most basic of questions. I am looking for a free donor management software for the nonprofit I work at, and after all my research, CiviCRM looks like the best option! But I have ...
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Are there potential problems with per-subdomain installs?

I'm being forced to break up one CiviCRM (in Drupal) database into several separate ones, and it seems that using subdomains would be the most elegant way to do so. That is to say I would copy website....
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Hosting provider claims normal use of CiviCRM is "brute force attack"

In using CiviCRM on a shared server with a local hosting provider, my IP address continually gets blocked by the server's security script. According to my provider my [legitimate CiviCRM] activity is ...
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My dashlets have stopped working after my host moved my domain to another server

My host moved my site to another server and Drupal/CiviCRM are mainly working fine. However, the dashlets on the dashboard are no longer working. Each dashlet comes up as follows: Not Found The ...
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Hosting CiviCRM and Wordpress on WPengine

I'm just starting a new implementation project with a client who uses WordPress and hosts currently with WPengine.com A quick search threw up some interesting comments here from @andrew-hunt that don'...
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Choosing a VPS solution for CiviCRM

I'm consistently maxing out my "MySQL Time" on my shared hosting provider (rhymes with MiviMosting), causing both my host and users to get upset. I'm pretty much tripling what I'm allowed to have on ...
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What is required to run CiviCRM on DigitalOcean?

DigitalOcean provides one-click installation of WP, Drupal and CiviCRM. I hope this question can collect experiences with it to help others. What additional considerations are there for hosting ...
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What is required to run CiviCRM on Platform.sh?

Platform.sh is a managed hosting service & devops infrastructure with support for Drupal and Symfony (and apparently any arbitrary php application). What additional considerations are there for ...
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What is required to run CiviCRM on Pantheon?

pantheon.io is a managed hosting service & devops infrastructure with support for Drupal and WordPress. What additional considerations are there for hosting CiviCRM on Pantheon? Are there any ...
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auto_increment_increment issue CRM-7923

My activation of CiviCRM WordPress plugin was halted by database error message: "An auto_increment_increment value greater than 1 is not currently supported. Please see issue CRM-7923 for ...
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Number of contacts vs. hosting space required

Apologies if these questions seem pretty elementary, but I am having a hard time finding definitive answers anywhere else on the web: 1) Is there a maximum number of contacts one can include in a ...
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Mass hosting best practices for source code management of CiviCRM platforms?

I manage CiviCRM installations on various servers (typically 1 client = 1 VPS). This usually includes roughly the same Drupal core and contrib modules, CiviCRM core and extensions, and translation ...
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