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PHP Code isn’t Working in my .html File

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

If your website requires advanced features than what HTML alone can offer, at some stage you may be required to use PHP. HTML and PHP are two different programming languages but they are designed to interact with each other in a single HTML page. If you find that your PHP...

Creating Cron Jobs

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

You can create a cron job to do a certain task at specific times of the day. The ‘job’ could be maintenance to your website or any other unmanned server duties such as deleting temporary files to give more disk space. The first step is to log into your cPanel...

Using SSH / SFTP

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

By default SSH / SFTP access is enabled on accounts, you can access your hosting account using the settings below. In cases where you receive an ‘SSH Access is not enabled on this account’ error please contact us via the ‘Client Area‘ and raise a support ticket regarding enabling SSH...

Changing your cPanel Username

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

It is not possible to change your cPanel username that has been automatically generated from your primary domain. Changing the username may result in problems in many applications, including MySQL databases, and cPanel, among others which is why this service is not offered.

Viewing and Understanding Disk Space Usage

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

In cPanel you can access an overview of the total disk usage for your account’s folders and databases. You can also drill down into individual files and access a MySQL page for individual databases (if you have more than one). Your disk space allowance will also be shown in this...

Password Protecting Folders

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

If you would like to restrict access to certain parts of your website, you can do so by password protecting the respective directories through your cPanel control panel section. The first step is to log into your cPanel account. If you are unsure on how to do this, please view...

Viewing your Web Stats

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

Web Stats for your website are important to determine everything about the visitors to your website. This information includes total number of visits, broken down by monthly, weekly or hourly, what countries your visitors are from, how your visitors found your website, bandwidth used and much much more. The first...

Changing PHP Settings

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

You can create a custom php.ini on your account by creating a file inside your public_html folder called php.ini. In this file you can place PHP configurations in php.ini format, such as: register_globals = on; display_errors = off; Once this is done, this php.ini will work for all files inside...

Testing With the Hosts File

by | Advanced Topics | 22nd August, 2015

You may want to view your domain before the DNS changes propagate or you are testing your domain before you point your domain name to us. You can achieve this by editing the hosts file on your computer. To edit your hosts file on either Windows 7 / Vista, Windows...

Creating a SSH Key to connect to your account

by | Advanced Topics | 2nd July, 2015

Your can create a SSH key to connect to your hosting account using the cPanel control panel. This key will serve a purpose of being an authorised remote connection to your account. This article explains how you can create a SSH key and then use this either on Windows 10...