| 9:59 pm on Feb 15, 2003 (gmt 0)|
You might want to check and see what your host wants you to call your index page. It is *usually* 'index.html', but not always. Sometimes, they have the name set up as: 'index.htm' <-no 'l' on the end.
This shoudl be in the FAQ's of your host's page.
| 11:23 pm on Feb 15, 2003 (gmt 0)|
I did check to FAQ's and they wanted me to name the main page index.html I did that and I have the problem that I mentionned above :( I just don't understand it!
| 12:26 am on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Can someone Please help? I am getting extremly frustrated! I did EVERYthing my host has asked me. I uploaded my index.html file to the exact directory that it wanted me to. That's all it said I needed to do...obviously NOT! Yet, there are no further instructions..I've emailed them and Nothing...When I type in: [mysite.com...] all I get is there temporary page for my site where I can log in to my file manager...and it also says on this page that my site is at: www/htdocs/index.html What? Yet, if I type in: [mysite.com...] my site shows up perfectly fine. I only just set up my account and ftp'd them my site on the 13th. Is this just a matter of waiting for my site to hit all DNS servers? I am completely new and lost with this hosting stuff. To me it's like Chinese and I'm trying to get it, but am getting VERY frustrated because it is NOT working :(
| 12:53 am on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
it's got nothing to do with DSN.
if you are able to get www.mysite.com to work then DNS is working.
try the following:
1) rename your main page index.htm
2) rename your main page home.htm or home.html
what options do you have in the file manager if you log in?
try taking a look around in there.
| 5:55 am on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Strange...I didn't do a single thing and now it works? Now I'm really confused! :) But happier. Thanks guys for all of your help!
| 6:09 am on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Maybe your host finally read their email...
| 1:30 pm on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Could the time delay have anything to do with resolving the name to the IP?
| 2:22 pm on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
that was most likely your browser or your ISP caching the original page.
all you needed to do was hold down control and click refresh a couple of times to force the browser to refresh.
if that hadn't cleared it, you could have tried clearing the browser cache from tools->internet options->delete files
and if that didn't work, try with another ISP or wait 24 hours and it'll clear itself up.
| 3:32 pm on Feb 16, 2003 (gmt 0)|
|Could the time delay have anything to do with resolving the name to the IP? |
No. The DN was already resolving to the IP - davewray said he saw his temporary page. I think I agree with crazy_fool on this one. Could be either the host finally dealt with the issue or - more likely - the browser cache just needed to be flushed/updated.
| 1:57 am on Feb 17, 2003 (gmt 0)|
Thanks a lot for your help guys! It's now working and I'm adding content like mad before Google shows up ;)