Upgrading/Downgrading An Account

Go to Account Functions   This can be located quickly by searching for “Account” in the search bar   Step 3: Go to Upgrade/Downgrade an Account     Step 4: Select the account in question Step 5: Click Modify     Step 6: Select the package you want to change it to Step 7: Click Upgrade/Downgrade     You can view the configuration and details of any package by clicking on the magnifying glass icon.   Helpful Related Articles How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server Creating a cPanel Account Definition of WHM Functions cPanel and WHM Overview…

Creating and Editing an .htaccess File

And Edit An .htaccess File cPanel To create an .htaccess file through cPanel, you’ll first need to be logged into cPanel. Once logged in, please refer to the following steps.   Click on the File Manager icon located under the files section     Select the location of where you’d like to create this file such as public_html Click the New File icon     Name the file .htaccess Click Create New File     If you’re not able to view this file once you have created it you’ll need to enable Show Hidden Files     Locate and right…

Setting Enterprise Email Up With Third Party Mail Clients

…Email Setup Guide – A guide on how you can setup the Enterprise Email as your MX record for your domain. How To Setup Email Client Access in cPanel – A similar guide on how to setup email client access with cPanel. (Some of the settings are similar, excluding the incoming and outgoing server names) What is the Hostwinds Enterprise Email Service? – Additional information about Hostwinds’ Enterprise email service, and what it includes.   Related Resources Mozilla Thunderbird – Help and resources for Mozilla Thunderbird   If you should have any questions or would like assistance, do feel free…

Common Reasons for a Slow Website

…reasons for websites running slow are as follows: A sharp increase in the amount of traffic your site gets Graphics, photos and images that are not optimized Databases that are not optimized No caching system in place for code, scripts, or resources A poor connection Too many processes, scripts, or plugins running simultaneously Too many redirects in the http request Errors in site code DNS misconfiguration Page composition and structure Site configuration In rare cases, server problems Poorly written or outdated scripts, website code or plugins or themes   Use cPanel to Optimize Your Website cPanel offers you the ability…

How to Install a WordPress Theme

…WordPress admin area, resulting in a message similar to: The uploaded file exceeds the upload_max_filesize directive in php.ini In this instance, you can still install the theme, but with a couple of additional steps. You would need to upload your theme via either FTP or the cPanel File Manager. To perform via cPanel, first login to your cPanel, and go to the File Manager. You will want to then go to public_html -> wp-content -> themes, this is where you should upload your theme’s zip file.     Once you’ve uploaded the theme file, click the link to go back…

Creating a MySQL Database

How do I Setup a MySQL Database in cPanel? Setting up a database for your website can be done with just a few button clicks. Let’s go over the steps to create a MySQL Database from your cPanel account.   To start, look under the Databases section on your cPanel main page, and click on MySQL Databases.   You will be taken to the main page for controlling the MySQL Databases and Users. Since we are only worrying about creating a database right now, the following instructions will detail just how to do so.   1. In the Create new…

How To Install Hostwinds Reseller Module As A White Label Reseller

Installing Hostwinds Reseller Module The location of the Hostwinds’ reseller Module can be downloaded from   http://clients.hostwinds.com/ResellerFiles/HostwindsReseller.zip   Download this zipped directory to your desktop, and using your FTP program of your choice, login using your cPanel / FTP login credentials. This will be your domain name or your account’s IP address as the Host, your cPanel username as the username, and your cPanel account’s password for the password using FTP port number 21.   Once there, navigate to the directory where your WHMCS installation is installed. This will generally be within public_html/WHMCS or whatever document root you have chosen…

How To Setup WHMCS Application Links

are easily accessible from the application. The following example is for configuring application links with cPanel:     You can use the on/off sliders to enable or disable the links to each listed part of WHMCS or their client account. You can change the display label for the link by modifying the textbox in the Display Label column. You can also adjust the order in which the links appear to the user by clicking and dragging the arrows displayed to the right of each link option.   The cPanel Application Links requires active cPanel servers to be registered within WHMCS….

How To Login To Magento

…future, you can also view this from within Softaculous. To view the Administrative URL in Softaculous, First you will want to login to your cPanel account Once logged in, you will want to locate the Softaculous Apps Installer, normally this will be located near the bottom. Once found, click on it to proceed to the Softaculous page. After you have arrived to the Softaculous page, there will be an option to view your current installations. You will want to proceed by clicking on that. Once you have clicked on the Installations, you will be able to see all of your…

WordPress Application Template Overview

…complete and further review can be read here.   Existing WordPress Website If you already have an existing WordPress website and you want to migrate your website to Hostwinds, you may submit a support ticket requesting the transfer if your service is fully Managed. If your service is Unmanaged or you’d like to perform the migration yourself, follow the steps outlined here in our WordPress site to WordPress Application Template guide.   Helpful Related Articles Hostwinds Client Area Overview How To Access cPanel Easy FileZilla Setup Guide For cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel How To Install A WordPress Theme…