Category: Web Hosting Tutorial

  • 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

    cron jobs

    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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  • Moving hosting accounts from WHM Reseller to WHM VPS

    WHM transfer options

    You started your web hosting business with a cPanel & WHM based Reseller hosting account. You now have a lot of customers and your reseller hosting is not enough. You are planning to buy a VPS or Dedicated server with cPanel and WHM. You now want to transfer all the hosting accounts to your new […]

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  • How to Install Webmin on a Linux CentOS VPS

    install Webmin on Linux centOS

    Webmin is a widely used web based control panel for easily managing most common system administration/configuration activities involved in hosting Unix and Linux servers. Webmin lets a Linux/Unix system administrator manage a system from the console interface or even remotely, without manually editing Unix configuration files using command prompt. When your hosting partner deploys a Linux based Virtual […]

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  • How to Enable Telnet Client on a Windows 8 VPS

    enable telnet client in windows8 VPS

    Windows 8 comes with lots of new features but at the same time, some of the features present in previous versions have either been dropped or disabled due to security issues. Telnet is one such feature to get the boot. Telnet is a text-based command line program which is used to connect to another computer using intranet/internet. Using […]

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  • 6 Most Useful cPanel Tips and Tricks

    cPanel tips and tricks

    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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  • Plesk Tutorial: How to Backup and Restore Files in Plesk Panel

    plesk backup manager

    Creating regular backups are an integral part of any website maintenance activity. Backups can restrict the damage caused due to unforeseen events like server crash, hacking or files getting corrupt; thus saving you from the pain of recreating your website inventory (files, databases, users) all over again. Plesk Panel comes with an easy-to-use Backup Manager tool, which can be used to […]

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  • Plesk Panel Tutorial – Configuring Scheduled Tasks in Plesk

    plesk scheduled tasks

    A scheduled task is nothing but cron job’s Plesk Panel counterpart. As the name suggests, a Scheduled Task allows you to configure scripts/commands to run automatically on your web server at a desired point of time without any intervention from any external sources. These are highly effective in dealing with tasks which are repetitive in nature. Configuring […]

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  • Enabling Hotlink Protection in Plesk Panel – Plesk Tutorial

    logging in to plesk panel

    Hotlinking (also referred to as leeching, remote linking, direct linking, inline linking) is the term used to describe a situation where a web page of one domain attempts to steal the bandwidth of another website by creating a direct link to one of the web objects (usually a multimedia file) residing on the second website. […]

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  • Creating an Email Autoresponder in Plesk

    email autoresponder plesk

    Email Autoresponders are often used as an effective internet marketing tool, to immediately provide information to the prospective customers and then follow-up with them at a convenient time. These are regarded as an integral part of building and enhancing customer relationship for any internet-based business. Parallels Plesk Panel comes with an easy-to-use autoresponder tool, which can be […]

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  • Plesk Panel Tutorial – Creating an Email Account

    email account in plesk panel

    Creating your first domain email account can sometimes be tricky, especially when you are doing it using a hosting control panel that you are not too familiar with. This tutorial is intended for the webmasters who are new to Plesk hosting panel. It will guide you through the step by step procedure of creating a POP […]

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