December 30, 2015

How to Add an Addon Domain in cPanel

Log in to your cPanel In the Domains section, click Addon Domains.     Now, add required details:     New Domain Name: Enter the domain name (e.g. mynewdomain.com) you are adding to your cPanel account. Subdomain / Ftp Username: When adding a new domain to your cPanel account, an additional FTP user for this domain is automatically configured. Document Root: The document root is the directory where the files for this website will be placed. The default directory for new domains is public_html/NewDomain Password The password you enter here is the FTP password for the FTP user mentioned above. […]
November 30, 2015

WordPress security: 13 steps to make your website bulletproof

Let me just say it: WordPress is awesome. Millions of people have flocked to the platform and use it in their daily business. However, there’s a dark side to the growing popularity of WordPress: Because it powers more and more websites, the number of hackers and other shady individuals who target WordPress is also steadily growing. As a consequence, security is an increasing concern for all WordPress users. Yet, at the same time, it is a much neglected topic, because, quite frankly, many find it boring. You know what else is boring? Health insurance. But just like WordPress security measures, […]
November 24, 2015

Most Important Features of Shared Web Hosting Explained

These are the most important factors to consider before choosing a web hosting company. cPanel cPanel is a web based hosting control panel for website owners, allowing them to manage their websites from a web based interface. This program has a graphical interface to control and configure hosting and its features. The tools provided are designed to simplify running and controlling a website. It has many sections mail, logs, security, database, software etc. cPanel is generally accessed using https on port 2083 or simply by adding “/cpanel” to the end of the host name e.g. http://mydomain.com/cpanel or http://mydomain.com:2083 Diskspace Disk […]
November 16, 2015

Shared hosting or VPS or Dedicated server

We may have three types of hosting services for our website, Shared Hosting, VPS (Virtual Private Server) and Dedicated Server. The pricing of these services varies from provider to provider and resources you like to have. Lets examine the differences between these three services: 1. Shared Hosting : Shared hosting is a service where many users share a single server. All the users have a separate directory to upload their files. This is usually most economical option because overall cost of the server is distributed. The server is administered by the hosting company and all the technical tasks like managing […]
November 8, 2015

Difference between Domains vs Hosting vs Website?

When a website visitor enters your domain name into a browser, it initiates a series of events: the domain name is translated into your server IP address the server sends that user your site files their browser represents these file as a typical web page Without each of these 3 elements, you won’t really have a web-site. Domain Names Domain names are used to identify one or more IP addresses. For example, the domain name microsoft.com represents about a dozen IP addresses but usually it points to one IP address of web server. Every domain name has a suffix that […]
October 23, 2015

How to create an FTP account in cPanel

Log in to your cPanel In the Files section, click FTP Accounts.     In the Login field, type the name of the FTP user. A full FTP user name will always be formatted as user@primarydomain.tld. You cannot create an FTP account without your domain name in it, regardless of the publish destination. In the Password fields, enter a password which will be used to authenticate this FTP account. Set a quota for the FTP account. Quota is the maximum amount of bandwidth the FTP user may use. If you leave the quota as unlimited, the FTP user will have […]