How to Create a phpinfo Page

Creating a phpinfo.php page is simple to do and will show you what PHP settings enabled for you account. This can be a good tool to use to confirm what is available for you to use. If there is something that is not enabled for your account, and it is absolutely necessary, you may be interested in our VPS package so that you have full control over what settings are available for you to use. Create A phpinfo.php Page using cPanel and File Manager Login to your cPanel Account Open up the File Manager Navigate to the public_html folder Click…

Selecting And Managing Theme Options With Weebly

Weebly Website Builder is available to Hostwinds clients customers who have a shared or business web hosting service. In this article we will discuss how to install and manage your theme(s), theme options, changing fonts, turn the guide on and off, as well as editing your HTML/CSS options. Prior to beginning, you will need to be logged into your cPanel and have already started with a Weebly site.   Weebly Themes When building your Weebly site you will be able to choose a theme during installation and setup. Feel free, at any time, to pick any theme as you will…

Weebly Main Page Navigation

…we’ll go over the my account, edit site and language buttons.   Edit Your Site Button Step One: Login to your cPanel Step Two: Navigate to the Weebly Application from your cPanel     Step Three: Click the edit button associated with you website to bring you to the your build page as seen below     Step Four: The Next page brings you to a page where you can choose a language, edit your site or log out of the account   The My Account drop down lets you log out Edit site brings you to your website builder…

Definition of Advanced Icons

The Advanced section in cPanel allows users to setup and manage more advanced functionality for their website(s).     This article will go over a brief explanation of the icons that can be found in the Advanced section of cPanel.     This interface will allow you to create custom crons to help automate certain tasks.     This will allow you to perform a domain lookup or run a trace-route.     The Index Manager allows you to customize the way a directory is viewed on the web.     You can create custom error pages for common error…

Generating a CSR Request (and What it is)

Now that you’ve purchased an SSL through Hostwinds , you’ll receive an email with the link to configure your SSL. The link will send you to a form and after a few steps, requests that you generate a CSR. This will be the next major step you need to take towards setting up SSL for your site. How do I create my SSL?   Click on link in your SSL purchase email Choose your Web Server Type from the dropdown menu Most common types are cPanel and Microsoft IIS 5.x Start your CSR Request   What is a CSR? A…

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     If there are updates available, there’ll be a message at the top of the Softaculous section highlighted in yellow     Click the message It will show the applications that have updates available – click the little blue icon next to each one to…

Definition of Databases Icons

The Database section in cPanel allows you to administer every aspect of your MySQL database. Using this interface you can do things such as create new databases, add users to existing databases, and manage database tables to name a few. It is suggested to create all new databases through cPanel before working with them directly.     In this article we will briefly overview each option that is available in the database section.     phpMyAdmin allows you to view or edit your databases directly if you need to create new tables, import a databases, execute SQL queries directly, and…

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 to set up email through your Nameserver.   Head to your DNS controls for your website a. For example, CloudFlare or where the DNS is controlled for your website such as your cPanel Login to your account where you’ll be making these changes Locate…

CPV Lab Setup Guide

…and access the lib folder i. Set write permissions 666 to “db_params.php’ file b. Open the license folder i. Set write permissions 666 to “license.php” c. Set write permissions 777 to the following (Not needed if server uses SUEXEC): i. phpbrowscapBrowserCache ii. WURFLres iii. WURFLresstoragecache iv. WURFLresstoragepersistence Create MySQL Database a. Go to your cPanel b. Head to MySQL Database c. Fill in database name and Create Database d. Add a New User to the database e. Add the New User to your New Database f. Set user permissions Open Install Page a. Head to root in your website and…