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How to Use cPanel’s Optimize Website

What is Optimize Website?   Optimize Website is a content compression tool that helps remove the unnecessary gaps and text in files to speed load times. Compression can be configured to automatically reduce the size of specific types of content when visitors access it. This can be done for certain types or all types of content, depending on your preference. The tool is an application found in the Software section of cPanel.     How Do Faster Load Times Benefit My Website?   Faster website load times benefit your website in a variety of ways. Two specific examples are reducing…

Business Hosting Overview

…$13 for Cloud Servers and $35 for Dedicated Servers.   What If I Don’t Want cPanel? You can choose to use an alternative control panel or use our LAMP stack application template on a Cloud Server. If you want all the features and options you have with cPanel however, we suggest sticking with the control panel you are familiar with.   cPanel is not included with our VPS tiers, and requires the purchase of a cPanel VPS license for an extra $13.00/mo from our store.   Helpful Related Articles Shared Hosting Overview Shared and Business Hosting Quick Start Guide What…

How do I Change My Main Domain Name?

your new cPanel Main Domain in the text field After editing your main domain and click the Change Domain button.     Your primary domain is now changed and all associated primary files within your cPanel service, that existed for your old domain, will display for the new domain name now.   We strongly suggest taking a backup prior to any changes. For further information on how to take a backup within your cPanel, please review: How Do I Do Full Backups In cPanel   Helpful Related Articles How to Setup a Subdomain Using cPanel A Beginners Guide to cPanel

Shared and Business Hosting Management Portal

cPanel: Quickly log into your cPanel from this link. This can be very helpful if you’re unable to log in manually with what is provided in your welcome email Login to Webmail: Quickly log into your Webmail from this location. Just like Login to cPanel, this is great for quick logins or troubleshooting manual connection via Webmail URL Change Password: Provides ability to quickly change password to your cPanel Upgrade/Downgrade: The first option of upgrading provides the ability to upgrade to the higher tiered plan. For example, if you purchased basic hosting (hosts only 1 domain), and you would like…

How To Set or Change PHP Time-zone

This article is intended to provide guidance on how to set-up or change the PHP timezone for Linux based services here at Hostwinds; setting and/or editing through cPanel, WHM or commands within Linux.   How To Edit PHP Time-zone With Hostwinds Shared and/or Business Hosting Services   Step 1: Log into your cPanel account (How to log into cPanel)   Step 2: Select File Manager     Step 3: Select Settings and make sure Show Hidden Files is checked, then click save.     Step 4: Navigate to the folder public_html, and you should see a file called .htaccess within…

Getting Started with Hostwinds

…Getting Started Articles: How To Log In to cPanel How Do I Find My Nameservers? What Is Propagation And How Long Will It Take? Shared and Business Quick Start Guide Introduction to WordPress Easy FileZilla Setup Guide for cPanel How To Use File Manager In cPanel Default files and directories in cPanel How do I Add Email Accounts in cPanel   If we can help you in any way, please submit a ticket, give us a phone call or join us in a Live Chat anytime. We are available 24/7/365 and we are dedicated to our client’s success; every client…

Definition of Preferences

The Preferences section in cPanel allows you to customize your cPanel experience by allowing you to modify settings such as the language and the cPanel theme that is used.     In this article we will briefly go over each option that is available in this section.     You can change your account password via this interface.     With this interface you can change the language that is displayed for your cPanel interface.     This interface allows you to change your cPanel theme.     Here you can change your Contact information and the preferences for this…

How Can I Make Another Domain Redirect to My Primary Domain?

In cPanel, you’re able to set up any necessary redirects through a simple submission form. Head to your cPanel account, Home > Domains section and locate Redirects.   If you are not familiar with how to locate or log in to your cPanel, please review: How To Access cPanel     Follow these instructions to complete the form and properly setup a domain redirect to your primary domain (please review image below for guidance):   Step 1: Select Permanent (301) Step 2: Select the domain you want redirected from the **All Public Domains** dropdown   If you wish to only…

How to Add/Modify your A Record

…then select “save changes” when done.   How to add or edit an “A” record in cPanel   If you use cPanel, you can manage records by navigating to the “Domains” section and selecting “Zone Editor” You will be presented a screen displaying all domains within the cPanel service, along with the ability to “manage” records on the far right After selecting “manage”, a list of all the records associated to the selected domain will be displayed. You will be able to “Add Record” towards the top or “edit” a record under manage on the right: Also note, cPanel also…