Softaculous Overview

Educational Database Tools Music Video RSS File Management   Softaculous handles all installation requirements for the software packages available, including uploading files, installing files, creating new database information, etc. We have a very comprehensive list of the Applications Supported by Softaculous. To make use of Softaculous on Hostwind’s shared services, all you need to do is login to your cPanel account and scroll towards the bottom of the main cPanel page. There is an icon in the Software Section to launch this one click installer There is also a section at the bottom of the page labelled as Softaculous Apps…

Common WordPress Issues – Problems

…backup your databases before making any changes so that Hostwinds can easily restore your account from a backup Turn on Debug Go to your cPanel’s File Manager or connect through FTP Go to your WordPress document root or folder where this is installed Open the wp-config.php file Add the following line: define(‘WP_DEBUG’, true);   Take note of any errors that show up, if any so that we can help Plugins The second thing we recommend is checking your plugins.   Go to your cPanel’s File Manager or connect through FTP Go to your wp-content folder Rename the plugins folder See…

WHM Statistics Software Configuration Overview

…  Process Statistics for User Shows individual account statistics     Generators Configuration Lets you pick which statistical analysis software your cPanel accounts can use. The three statistics options are Analog, AWStats and Webalizer     User Permissions Sets the permissions on which cPanel users can adjust their statistics software     Schedule Summary Lets you set when the software will be updated     Schedule Configuration You can decide how often WHM processes that statistics information on your server   Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Creating A cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions A Beginners Guide To cPanel

Installing WordPress using Softaculous

What Is WordPress?   WordPress is one of the most popular CMSs (Content Management System) available today. It is also available as a free, automatic installation for all of our Shared, Business and Reseller hosting clients! Listed below is a step by step guide for logging into cPanel from your Hostwinds Client Area, and installing WordPress via the Softaculous Apps Installer.   How Do I Install WordPress with Softaculous?   From your Hostwinds Client Area, select “Manage” next to the service plan that your domain is installed on. On the next page, select “Login to cPanel” from the left hand…

Automatically Creating an Account with a Dedicated IP Using WHM

The steps listed below are fitted to explain the process of enabling automatic dedicated IP assignment for new cPanel accounts created through the WHM interface. Before proceeding, it is highly recommended to have the latest WHM / cPanel version to follow these steps on.   How Can I Automatically Have Dedicated IPs Assigned to cPanel Accounts?   To automatically have an IP address assigned during cPanel account creation, you’ll need to create a custom package when logged into your WHM. You’ll need to have additional unused IP addresses for this to work. Using the search box in WHM, type in…

How to Install ClipBucket

server IP Address User : cPanel User Name Password : cPanel Password. Upload Clip-Bucket to where you’d like it hosted Navigate to the public_html directory of the site that you’d like to use for ClipBucket in your FTP Program Extract the upload Folder from clipbucket-hostwinds-VPS-optimized.zip to your desktop Drag all Files from inside the upload Folder into your public_html directory via your FTP Program Install ClipBucket Navigate to your website in your Web Browser You should now see the ClipBucket Installer Page Click OK, I Agree, Now let me Continue! The installer now will say 1-2 things are not found…

Restarting a Service in WHM

…group or directly choose the service you want to reset Inside the service click yes to confirm restarting the selected service     You can restart the following services: FTP Server (ProFTPd/PureFTPd) Mail Server (Exim) HTTP Server (Apache) DNS Server (BIND/NSD/MyDNS) SQL Server (MySQL) IMAP Server Mailing List Manager (Mailman) SSH Server (OpenSSH)   Please be informed that WHM is only available for our Linux VPS tiers, provided you have a purchased and active CPanel/WHM license   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview Definition Of WHM Functions How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server…

How To Update/Refresh A Softaculous License For Your Server

in the search bar Step 2: Select Softaculous – Instant Installs from below the search bar     Step 3: In the Softaculous interface that appears click the Refresh License link Step 4: You should now see the icon for the Premium version of Softaculous     Helpful Related Articles How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Creating a cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions cPanel and WHM Overview   If you experience any issues with this process, please do not hesitate to reach out to us via Live Chat, over the phone, or Opening A Support Ticket…

How To Upgrade Your Weebly Service

By default, the provided Weebly website builder included in our shared and business shared services, is the free version. This version of Weebly includes drag and drop features with a 500MB limitation. However, if you enjoy Weebly, and you would like to upgrade to a more powerful version with lots of new features and abilities, you can do so by following the directions described below.   How To Upgrade Weebly To begin upgrading your Weebly experience, you will first need to log into your cPanel account. Once logged into your cPanel, follow these next steps. Step 1: Select Weebly from…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

maldetect-* sh ./install.sh or sudo sh ./install.sh maldet –update-ver maldet –update   To scan an entire directory using Linux Malware Detect, you’d type the following:   maldet -a /home   To scan an entire user directory using Linux Malware Detect, you’d type the following, replacing “username” with the actual username:   maldet -a /home/username   To scan the entire server instance using Linux Malware Detect, you’d issue the following command:   maldet -a /     Helpful Related Articles   CentOS Web Panel Anti-Virus Scan CPanel Virus Scan Perform Virus Scan On Shared/Business/Reseller Hosting From CPanel Hostwinds Tiers Of Support…