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How Long After I Request Cancellation will My service be Terminated?

…be sure to take backups of all necessary information before requesting the cancellation from your Client Area as all data will be lost once processed!   You May Be Able to Create Backups Utilizing the Following:   Creating full backups with cPanel Creating backups with WHM – This is for creating automatic backups. If you need one now, you’ll need to backup each cPanel account individually.   Helpful Related Articles   Hostwinds My Products & Services Section – Review Your Hostwinds Services How Do I Cancel My Services? What Is Your Refund Policy? Will I Be Charged After Cancelling?  …

Enable HTTPS In WordPress

…for your WordPress site if you have already installed WordPress using Softaculous. Modify The URL Directly in the Database With phpMyAdmin Aside from setting the Protocol to be HTTPS when WordPress is initially installed. The best way to make sure that this is updated for all the URLs in your site is to do this directly from the Database.   First you will want to start off by logging into your phpMyAdmin installation. This is available in the Databases section of cPanel. Once inside of phpMyAdmin, you will want to click on the database that your WordPress is using from…

Minimum System Requirements

Hostwinds offers several operating systems to chose from, either Linux or Windows, in a variety of versions. This guide’s intent is to list the minimum requirements each of these systems require in order to operate so that you are successful while using your services. All of our current Dedicated and VPS server plans meet these requirements.   cPanel Minimum Requirements are not included in this guide   Linux OS Minimum Server Requirements   CentOS 6   512MB of system memory (RAM) 1GB of disk space   CentOS 7   512MB of system memory (RAM) 10GB of disk space   Note:…

List Of Useful Ports To Know At Hostwinds

mind that the below ports may not be available or opened depending on the service you purchased.   Name Port HTTP 80 FTP 21 Secure Shell (SSH) 22 Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) 25 MySQL 3306 (by default) cPanel 2083 WHM 2087 Webmail 2096 Domain Name System (DNS) 53 Outgoing SMTP (secured) 465 Receiving IMAP (secured) 993 Receiving POP3 (secured) 995 Outgoing SMTP (unsecured) 587 Receiving IMAP (unsecured) 143 Receiving POP3 (unsecured) 110   Related Articles   Common Commands (Centos 7) Common Linux Commands cPanel and WHM Overview   Related Resources   Service Name and Transport Protocol Port Number Registry…

AutoSSL Feature for Shared / Business Hosting

Hostwinds is able to offer our new Shared web hosting and Business web hosting clients an SSL provided by cPanel with any newly purchased Hosting account. As soon as you sign up for a new account, you will receive an SSL Certificate automatically within 24 hours. This is a fantastic feature and we are proud to offer this feature on any new shared hosting and business web hosting packages.   AutoSSL Pros Automatic installation of an SSL certificate for your domain name FREE SSL protects your websites Domain Validated SSL certificate Automatic reinstallation of a new SSL at time of…

How To Select And Manage 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…

How To Configure Your 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…

How To Find Your Dedicated IP On Shared/Business Plans

You can find your Dedicated IP from within cPanel. You may need to find your web hosting account’s Dedicated IP Address for many reasons such as accessing FTP, pointing your domain’s A or other DNS records, viewing your site before pointing it to Hostwinds or various other reasons. In this guide, we will show you how to quickly find your account’s Dedicated IP Address as a Shared or Business Hosting client with Hostwinds. You will need to be logged into https://clients.hostwinds.com in order to follow this guide.   Find Dedicated IP Address Step One: Select your hosting plan    …

How To Publish Your Site With Weebly

…on Yes, un-publish, and Weebly will begin the process of Unpublishing your site. When Weebly un-publishes a site, it will remove any files that were previously published to your sites file folder. This will not revert it to what it was previously. If you want to revert back, you will need a backup of what the site previously was and restore from that. With our Backups addon, you can get Nightly backups of your full cPanel, including your sites files.   Related Articles Weebly Store Overview – An indepth look at the Store feature as offered with the Weebly Website…

How to Change Your Hostname In Linux

The hostname is a feature with Linux operating systems that allows identification of a server. This can be used to easily determine the difference between two servers. Aside from personal identification of the server, the hostname is used with most network processes and other applications may rely on this as well. For example, cPanel / WHM uses the hostname for internal processes.   Display Current Hostname Step One: Log into your server via SSH Step Two: Type in the following command and hit Enter on your keyboard   hostname   How To Change Your Hostname In CentOS 7 and Debian…