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 indicates which top level domain (TLD) it belongs to. For example: com – commercial business net – Network organizations org – Organizations (nonprofit) gov – Government agencies edu – Educational institutions us – USA ca – Canada pk -Pakistan The Internet is based on IP addresses and not domain names, […]
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 the ability to use the total amount of bandwidth for the cPanel account. In the Directory field, cPanel will auto-populate an assumed directory based on the FTP username, but that is normally incorrect. So, we recommend erasing everything after public_html/ and providing the directory you would like the user to access. […]
October 18, 2015

The Drawbacks and DisAdvantages of Free Hosting

There are many drawbacks and disadvantages of free website hosting. Free web hsoting always comes with certain limitations that further turns into disadvantages and make it useless. Each host is different so the list below may or may not apply to any particular host and its services. Web host is a company that provides you web space on Internet (actually on their online web servers). Web-hosting space is a place where you can store your website so that it can be made available online 24/7 globally throughout the year. Here is the list: They can display ads, pop-up windows or add links on your website, without your consent and control. You can not put your own ads. It is usually a sub-domain so you never own it. You can not have a perosnalized email like email@yourname.com They do not allow scripting or cron jobs. They do not allow FTP access. Support is […]
October 17, 2015

How to Install WordPress Using Softaculous in cPanel

Using Softaculous app installer you can install WordPress in a few clicks. Here is your step-by-step guidelines covering the process: Log in to your cPanel Navigate to the section Softaculous Apps Installer Click on WordPress icon       Click on INSTALL tab to proceed.     You need to fill out the details of your WordPress installation. Choose Protocol you may select http:// here Choose the domain you wish to install WordPress for. In In Directory field you can specify the root folder for WordPress installation. By default this field is empty that allows to install WordPress on yourdomain.com directly. If you wish to install it to sub-folder, like yourdomain.com/blog, simply type ‘blog’ in this field. Table Prefix can also be left default wp_, however, due to security reasons it is better to change it, e.g. to site_ .     Site Settings section should be filled out accordingly to your needs, […]
October 16, 2015

How to setup an email forwarder in cPanel

To setup (create) an email account, please login to cPanel using your login name and password. Click on Forwarders icon in cPanel.   Click on Add Forwarder button.   You can add ‘Address to Forward’ and ‘Forward to email addresss’ here. For example, you like to forward all emails from sales@mydomain.com to myotheraccount@yahoo.com. After entering details, click on ‘Add Forwarder’ button.     You can repeat this to create more forwarders. Enjoy!