Creating a New Virtual Server in Webmin/Virtualmin

To setup a new virtual server in Webmin/Virtualmin you’ll make the similar steps to adding a new cPanel account to host a new website in WHM.  You can create new virtual servers in Webmin to host new domains.   How do I Add a New Site to Virtualmin? To add a new site/domain (Virtual Server)…

Hostwinds Tiers of Support

Hostwinds Tiers of Support Unmanaged Services Hostwinds offers Cloud servers that are Unmanaged, for details pertaining to the support offerings provided to Unmanaged services, please review the article here. Full Management This is the default service level for all clients with a fully Managed service. The following is included with this service level, for all…

How to Setup DMARC

Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance (DMARC) is a validation system for email that is used to detect and prevent email spoofing.   What is DMARC? DMARC ensures that legitimate email is properly authenticated with previously established DKIM and SPF standards. By doing this it will block fraudulent activity appearing to come from domains under…

How to Setup SPF and DKIM Records

What are SPF records? Sender Policy Framework (SPF) records give you the ability to create a list containing IP addresses (or subnets) that you authorize to send emails on your behalf. This makes it harder for malicious email senders to hide their identity and use your email server for fraud or spam. This will prevent your…

What Version of PHP do You Run?

Shared and Business Hosting Plans are currently using PHP version 7.0.27 as of this writing. You can get all the details on this version from the changelog here. You can always look in your cPanel to find out exactly what version you’re using. In the theme that’s normally the default, Paper Lantern, it’s found on the…

Unable to Access wp-admin

Why can’t I access wp-admin? There are several reasons why you may suddenly be unable to access wp-admin. It may be an issue with your theme, a problematic plugin, the wrong permissions set in your cPanel, corrupt files in your WordPress installation or even your firewall preventing you from accessing it.   Checking the theme…

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…