Softaculous Application Updates

How do I Update Softaculous Applications? Updating your Softaculous-installed applications is easy and important to do. Applications, software and scripts are always being updated with new features, but more importantly, fixes to possible security risks. Here’s how to update them:   Once logged into cPanel go to Home > Software > Softaculous Apps Installer    …

Softaculous Supported Applications

What Apps are Included in Softaculous? Softaculous offers 467 different applications that can help you be successful. This list includes the ones available to you in cPanel: Blogs WordPress Open Blog Serendipity Dotclear b2evolution Textpattern Nibbleblog LifeType Pixie Nucleus Chyrp eggBlog HTMLy PivotX FlatPress Micro Blogs StatusNet PageCookery Storytlr Portals/CMS Joomla 2.5 Joomla Drupal 7…

Softaculous Overview

Softaculous is a software that is included with Hostwinds Shared and Business Hosting packages. Softaculous licences can also be purchased for any Cloud or VPS servers that Hostwinds offers along with cPanel installed. This allows our clients easy installation of hundreds of scripts and applications with a few simple clicks. What Is Included? There are…

Viewing FTP Connections

How can I view current FTP connections in cPanel? You can view all FTP connections at any given time in your cPanel by checking the FTP Connections interface. Refer to the following steps to access the FTP Connections interface located under the FTP section in cPanel. FTP Connections List Use the search bar on the…

PHPMyAdmin Overview

What is PHPMyAdmin? The administration of a MySQL database throughout the internet is managed by a tool written in PHP called PHPMyAdmin.  The database itself is first setup in cPanel (or if you prefer, Plesk) but PHPMyAdmin manages its functions.  For example, PHPMyAdmin can create and alter databases. You can use it to add, edit, delete…

MySQL Additional Access Hosts

How do I Allow Remote Access to my Database? You can allow remote access to your MySQL database in cPanel by doing the following: Login to cPanel Under the Databases section select Remote MySQL®     Put the IPs you want in the text box Click the Add Host button     Note: This interface also allows for…

Adding a MySQL user to a database

How do I Add a User to a MySQL Database? You can easily add a user to specific MySQL databases in cPanel by doing the following instructions below.    Go to Home > Databases > MySQL Databases     Scroll to the Add User To Database section Pick the desired user and database from the…

Creating a MySQL User

How do I Create a MySQL User? To create a MySQL user follow the guide below.  This guide assumes you have created a MySQL database already.  If you haven’t created a database and are unsure how to do it, please see our doc on creating a MySQL database. Go to: Home > Databases > MySQL…

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 and Users Overview

Around the world wide web properties such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more use the world’s most popular open source database MySQL to help them run.  MySQL is a database management system that allows a database filled with all kinds of data to add, access and process that data. Databases make it easy to store…