Veronica Davis has written 23 articles

Getting Started After Signing Up For Hostwinds Affiliate Program

If you’ve just signed up to the Hostwinds Affiliate Program, welcome! Whether this is your first experience with affiliate marketing or you’re a seasoned pro, we’re here to help. Need help figuring out how to make your first sale? Don’t know where to find your link or how to use it? Need help optimizing your…

Hostwinds’ Unmanaged Cloud Services

What is an Unmanaged Service? Hostwinds’ Unmanaged Cloud servers are services where we provide servers to you without any technical, management or administrative assistance or support. These services are provided for clients with prior knowledge and experience of Linux or Windows Server Administration or already have an IT staff in place to handle Server Administration.…

Backup And Restore MySQL Databases Using mysqldump

mysqldump lets you quickly and efficiently take a backup of a single database, multiple databases or even all of the databases on your server. This requires shell access to the server you wish to perform the commands on and the mysql login credentials for your user(s).     Backing Up A Single Database To back-up a…

WordPress Application Template Overview

Your Hostwinds WordPress Application Template includes a fully setup and installed WordPress installation, using the latest version of WordPress available. It runs on one of our LAMP stack instances, which you can read more on here. How Do I Install WordPress on my Instance Using the Application tab? Step One: Create an Instance in your Cloud…

Migrating WordPress Website to WordPress Application Server

First, you will need to access your server via FTP. If you need help with this, see our LAMP Stack Overview guide, which explains how to do so. Once you’ve accessed your server via FTP, navigate to /var/www/html This is your default directory for your WordPress application. You’ll want to download or save the wp-config.php…

LAMP Stack Application Overview

This installation is available through reinstalling the OS (Operating System) on your VPS which will configure the VPS as a LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) stack. This server includes the following setup already configured for you: Latest version of CentOS 7 Latest version of Apache Web Server MariaDB 10.1 installed and configured Latest version of PHP-FPM…

Cloud Control Overview

Cloud Control Portal is an important page to understand for any client who leases Hostwinds products and services.  From this area you can access and manage your Cloud VPS’s (Linux or Windows) should you own one, as well as manage other features like backups.  In this article we will discuss how to navigate to the…

Instance Management Panel Overview

The Instance Management Panel is our web-facing interface for you to be able to control and review your Cloud VPS Servers.  Once you have navigated to the Cloud Control Portal, you will be provided a list of your available SSD and HDD Cloud servers.  Each of these servers has a clickable link to open up…

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