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. Password (Again): Enter the above password again to ensure you are typing it correctly.   Click on “Add Domain” button and you are done. You can see list of all domains on this page.
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 space is the amount of data you can store on your web server or hosting account. HTML files does not take much space but if you have large images or videos, you obviously need more space. Data Transfer The data transfer refers to amount of data that is transferred to […]
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 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!