Why Won’t my PHP Script send mail?

There are many reasons you may be unable to send emails from your PHP code. One of the most common reasons would be that the script is not using authentication. Most email servers require that you authenticate the email account before you can send emails from it. This is to prevent any potential spoofing of…

Reseller Hosting Overview

What Is Reseller Hosting? Reseller hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a reseller hosting package. Resellers are provided limited access to the WHM (Web Host Manager) interface, allowing for the creation and management of cPanel accounts underneath their ownership. These packages provide an affordable…

Cloud Instance Overview

What Is A Cloud Instance? Cloud Instances are VPSs (Virtual Private Servers) on the Hostwinds’ Cloud platform. These instances are virtualized within our Cloud platform using Enterprise drives and hardware for the dedicated resources your instance utilizes. Cloud Instances can be quickly spun up in just a few clicks of your mouse and can be…

Business Hosting Overview

What is Business Hosting?   Business hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a business hosting package. These packages provide an affordable solution for individuals or businesses setting up their online presence. With business hosting, you share the server’s resources (CPU, RAM, Disk Space, etc)…

Shared Hosting Overview

What Is Shared Hosting? Shared Hosting is a web hosting package on a server that’s shared between other users who have purchased a shared hosting package. These packages provide an affordable solution for individuals or businesses setting up their online presence. With shared hosting, you share the server’s resources (CPU, RAM, Disk Space, etc) and…

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 performed on your own VPS which is configured as a LAMP (Linux Apache MySQL PHP) stack. This server includes the following setup and 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 installed and configured   Accessing FTP…

Web Hosting Cloud Backups

Hostwinds now offers our Shared hosting and Business hosting clients our Hostwinds Shared Backups. This service will automatically backup your servers data every night. And you’re only charged for actual data used.   Pricing The monthly price for our backup service is: Base Price: $3 per month Monthly Storage Price: $0.03 Per GB   Backups…

Management of Shared Backups

This is a guide for shared hosting users who have ordered our backup service addon.   Verification of Backed up Data   You’re responsible for the management and verification of your backed up data, to ensure that the data stored is accurate and complete. If you believe there’s an issue with your backed up data, you…