WordPress Out of Memory Errors

What Causes WordPress Out of Memory Errors?   Out of memory errors are common with sites running on WordPress. WordPress themes and plugins are notorious for hogging up site resources and bogging down your site, especially if you have a lot of them. Unoptimized code can also be too demanding and easily start to eat…

Common WordPress Issues – Problems

White screen of death If all you get when you go to your site is a blank white screen, this is what’s called the white screen of death and it’s a common WordPress problem. It’s normally caused by a fatal PHP error and if you don’t have error reporting turned on, you won’t see anything…

Resetting My WordPress Admin Password

How do I reset my WordPress admin password? You can reset your password several ways. It can be changed in your WP admin dashboard, from the admin login page or by changing it in your database. It will depend on if you just want to change it or if you’ve lost it and need a…

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…

Enterprise Email Setup Guide

How Do I Setup My Enterprise Email? You can setup your Enterprise Email with Hostwinds by following the steps outlined below. After completing your order, account details will be sent to you via email.  Refer to them throughout this guide to enter the correct information.   Note: In this example we’ll be showing you how…

How to Add/Modify your A Record

Some services, such as CPVLab, require you to update the “A” record for a DNS zone. If you’re using Hostwinds or another company for DNS hosting services, the following information should prove helpful in successfully updating your DNS zone appropriately.   General Procedure If your Authoritative Nameserver provider where your nameservers are pointed to is…

CPV Lab Setup Guide

How do I setup CPV Lab? The following guide shows you how to setup CPV Lab with step-by-step instructions.  Instructions assume that you have already purchased a license and have a hosting provider.   Unzip CPV Lab files a. Unzip cpv_lab_files.zip Run Check Server Requirements file a. Upload the check-server-requirements.php to your server b. Open test…

Setting up WHMCS

 How Do I Setup WHMCS? You can setup WHMCS for our white label resellers program by performing these steps:   Download a zip file for the latest WHMCS version here Upload the WHMCS folder to where you want WHMCS to be located on your site Unzip the folder Find the configuration.php.new file and change the name to…

What is the Services Reseller?

Whether you want to start your own hosting service or simply want to provide web design clients hosting options, our reseller service will get you up and running in no time. You’re given your own control panel where you can create and manage separate cPanel accounts for your customers.   You can choose from three…

Running a Virus Scan on your Server

How do I Scan my Linux Server for Viruses? In a Linux based environment you can run a Virus scan using ClamAV, and you can scan for Malware using Linux Malware Detect. You can also use the ClamAV scan engine with Linux Malware Detect for better performance.   How to Run a Virus Scan in…