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How To Check and Unblock an IP from WHM

In order to improve security with cPanel / WHM, it is common to have a firewall installed. The most common being ConfigServer Security & Firewall. Otherwise known as csf. While this firewall is intended to prevent malicious users from gaining unauthorized access to the server, sometimes it might kick you out as well, as it may think you are an attacker. Usually this will happen if there are too many incorrect login attempts for cPanel, or even when trying to access email through webmail, from your mobile device or another email client. If this happens, you are able to unblock…

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…

How To Change PHP Version Per Domain

the past, you can still upgrade to EasyApache 4 to utilize this feature. MultiPHP allows you to set individual PHP versions and configurations to be used easily with your domains on your cPanel account.   Change PHP Version Using MultiPHP Before proceeding with the steps below, first you need to be using EasyApache 4 in your cPanel. All of our newly purchased Hosting plans, such as our Shared and Business hosting will have this by default. Start off by logging into your cPanel account. Once logged in, you will want to navigate to the Software section and find the MultiPHP…

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…

How To Install Magento Using Softaculous

How Do I Install Magento Easily With Softaculous? First you will want to Go to your cPanel, which can be accessed from the Hostwinds Client Area or yourdomain.com/cpanel Next, you will want to navigate to the Software Section of the cPanel interface (usually near the bottom by default) to find the Softaculous Apps Installer Click on the Softaculous Apps Installer Icon to be brought to the Softaculous Scripts Installer page. From here is where most scripts can easily be installed If you do not see Magento listed in the Top Scripts or on the front page, you can click on…

File Manager vs FTP

What is cPanel File Manager? cPanel File Manager is a web interface where your entire site’s information, including, images, documents, 404 pages, are organized into folders. It is a quick and easy way to manage, navigate and edit your files. File Manager vs. FTP? Well… Nearly anything you need to do with your files can be done through this file system, for example, you can edit, upload, copy, compress, extract and remove files. So it’s pretty much a matter of preference, but there are advantages and disadvantages in certain situations, which you can see in the table below.   What…

What Can You Do with a Cloud Server?

…plans. So of course, you get better performance and it can handle more traffic and more processes running at once. You also have much more control, as you have root access. This means you can install whatever software, apps or scripts you want as needed. With shared hosting, you’re limited to what’s available.   Note: cPanel is not included on our VPS’s and would be an additional $13.00/mo upon purchase for Linux servers only. It would include WHM/cPanel with full root access to assist with the management of your website(s) and is recommended to purchase a tier 3 or higher…

Blank White Screen (White Screen of Death)

…a problem plugin isn’t found, change your theme to the default WP theme and see if it solves the problem (If it does, look at the functions.php file and make sure there are no extra spaces in the code of the theme you were using)   If You Do Not Have Access To Your WP Dashboard Access your site through FTP or go to the File Manager in cPanel, then perform the following steps:   Step 1: Go to the folder where WordPress is installed Step 2: Go to the wp-content folder   Step 3: Find and rename the plugins…

What Are File System Permissions on Linux?

If you are working through cPanel or on any Linux machine, you may have heard the term permissions. This is odd to hear at first, but essentially these are what determine who has access to what files. For example, if you have your website, you will want visitors to view your website, but not make any changes. This is done through proper permissions to ensure they can only read the files. We will cover the basics of what permissions are and how you can use them to protect your files through your File Manager and is intended for Hostwinds clients…