Category: cPanel Hosting

  • cPanel Tutorial: Working with Remote MySQL Database Connection

    Usually a database (Ex, MySQL Database) and a database management application software (Ex. phpMyAdmin) both reside on the same system/server; hence establishing a connection between them does not involve much of a hassle. However, if someone needs to access the database (hosted on the server) using a software installed on a personal computer or any […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial – How to Manually Edit .htaccess File


    .htaccess file is a directory-level text file, that allows for decentralized management of Apache web server configuration without direct root access to the physical server. .htaccess stands for ‘Hypertext Access’. This file can be modified to override the server’s global configuration settings. It is often used to set up URL rewrite rules and/or to specify security […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial: Creating and Restoring Backups


    People often forget to make backup of their data on web-hosting accounts. The only time most people remember backup option is when their web host turn bad or their website is compromised or they have to move to a new web host. To make sure you don’t face the same fate, you should make sure […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial: How to Configure URL Redirection?


    What Is URL Redirection? URL Redirection, also known as URL Forwarding, allows webmasters to divert their visitors to another web address and display the content of that page. A URL Redirection can also be conceptualized as a technique, which, can make a web page to be available under more than one web address. Using URL Redirection […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial: Configuring Hotlink Protection to Prevent Bandwidth Theft


    What Is a Hotlink? Hotlinking, also referred to as Inline Linking or Leeching, is an unethical concept of creating a link to point to an existing web object (most often an image/video file) residing in a particular website and display its exact replica on another website utilizing the former’s resources. Creating hotlink amounts to bandwidth […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial: Using phpMyAdmin


    In an earlier cPanel tutorial, we discussed Creating a MYSQL Database through cPanel. Once you have created a database, the next step is to manage this database. Either you need to create a table or modify an existent table, you can do this all through phpMyAdmin. Step 1: Locating phpMyAdmin In your cPanel account, you can find […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial – Creating Web Disk


    What is a Web Disk? A Web Disk enables you to access the files/folders on your hosting account exactly the way you explore the files/folders on your hard disk drive. It gives you more flexibility in uploading/downloading contents to different sub-directories on your website from/to your home computer. Upon configuring a Web Disk, you will not […]

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  • cPanel Tutorial: Creating a MYSQL Database


    For using databases with web applications, one of the most popular choices today is MYSQL. MYSQL is an RDBMS (relational database management system) allowing to manage data within the database through command line, front-ends, desktop or web applications. Many popular web applications make use of MYSQL including Joomla, WordPress, phpBB and Drupal etc. Here is […]

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  • Tutorial: Working with Cron Jobs in cPanel

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    What is a Cron Job? A Cron Job can be visualized as a scheduled task manager. It is sort of a command which is scheduled to get executed at a predefined time-frame. These commands are stored in a Unix configuration file known as Crontab. Cron Jobs allow users to run predefined commands at any allotted […]

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  • 3 Cheapest cPanel VPS Hosting Providers

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    cPanel VPS hosting makes it extremely easy to manage your files through a graphical interface. Be it the automation of server administration or the installation of third party scripts, you can do it all right from your web browser. So, not just for the end user, it simplifies the work for developers and resellers too. […]

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  • 6 Most Useful cPanel Tips and Tricks

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    Here are some important and useful cPanel tips and tricks that would not only be a good learning experience, but also prove to be very useful in your day to day usage of cPanel interface. 1. Creating cPanel Account/Webmail Shortcut Icons Purpose: To access your cPanel account and domain mailbox with just a single click of […]

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