Optimize Website Using .htaccess File

Having your website loading fast is a passion for most Hostwinds clients and we know how important this is. This guide is to help with reviewing your website and it’s load speed so that optimization can be seen and tested by you or your website developer. We will also explore many options for you to use and common ways to Optimize your website using a .htaccess file. This is intended for shared hosting, business hosting, cPanel clients and VPS, Cloud and Dedicated Server clients who are using Apache web server. For this guide, we will start out by using Google…

How to Configure Dreamweaver FTP for Connection.

…server. Enter a server name. Next, you’ll connect using FTP. In the ‘Host’ area use the IP address associated with your service. The ‘Root Directory’ would be public_html for your main domain. Next, you’ll enter your username and password. These are the specific details related to the username for the hosting account. In shared hosting with us these would be your cpanel username and password. You can also create other FTP accounts within your hosting and use those credentials to connect. Click ‘More Options’ and then click ‘Use Passive FTP.’ Save this information and then connect. Once your have connected…

Weebly Website Builder

Hostwinds Shared Hosting and Business Hosting clients can get started building a website with the help of Weebly Website Builder. We are proud to offer this to our clients and to help making a website easier than ever.   How Do I Use Weebly Website Builder? Step One: Login to the Client Area Step Two: Click on the Manage button next to your Shared or Business Hosting web hosting service Step Three: Click on Login to cPanel from the Actions secton on the left side of the page Step Four: Click on the Weebly icon in the Files section  …

Managing Products With The Weebly Store

The most important part of your Weebly Store is managing the Products and Services that you are offering to your customers. Thankfully, Weebly has an incredibly easy to use interface for managing your products on your site. You can create Products, edit them later on and even put them on Sale. This guide will go through many of the actions you can perform with the products manager in Weebly.   Where To Find The Products Manager In Weebly Step One: Begin by logging into your cPanel and navigating to your Weebly Website Editor. Step Two: Select Edit next to the…

I have Lost the Password to my Cloud/Dedicated Server

…we’ll resend your Welcome Email.   Lost password And Doesn’t Function If the password is not functioning or if you changed it then we need to reset the password. Follow these two steps to get your password reset by us.   Step 1: Head to www.hostwinds.com and login to your client area Step 2: Open a support ticket requesting a password reset and our technicians will help as quickly as possible.   Helpful Related Articles How to Change a cPanel Password Cloud Instance Overview How Can I Change My Account Password? How to Change Your Password in Windows Server 2012…

Setting up WHMCS

…on screen instructions (notes for settings below)   You’ll have to ensure file and folder permissions are set correctly.   Go to cPanel’s File Manager Right click the folder or file in question and click Change Permissions   /downloads CHMOD 777 Writeable /attachments CHMOD 777 Writeable /templates_c CHMOD 777 Writeable /configuration.php CHMOD 400 Readable   Note : These are the correct settings (With the exceptions of PHPSuExec or suPHP).   Note : For DSO PHP handlers, 644 permissions are required.   Once you’re done, make sure you delete the install folder and change the configuration.php file permissions back to 644….

Weebly Settings Overview – Blog

…every option is, and how it affects your site.   Accessing Blog Settings To access your blog settings, just follow these steps: Step 1: From your cPanel, select Weebly.   Step 2: Click on the Edit button to select the site you wish to edit.     Step 3: Select the Edit Site button on Weebly to edit the site in question.     Step 4: At the top of your Weebly panel, select the Settings option.     Step 5: On the lefthand of your Weebly panel, select the Blog tab.     Blog Settings General Posts per Page…

Weebly Settings Overview – Members

…steps: Step 1: From your cPanel, select Weebly.     Step 2: Click on the Edit button to select the site you wish to edit.     Step 3: Select the Edit Site button on Weebly to edit the site in question.     Step 4: At the top of your Weebly panel, select the Settings option.     Step 5: On the lefthand of your Weebly panel, select the Members tab.     Members Settings Login | Register This section allows you to determine whether there is a visible link on your website for users to log in to…

Weebly Settings Overview – SEO

…affects your site.   Accessing SEO Settings To access your SEO settings, just follow these steps: Step 1: From your cPanel, select Weebly.     Step 2: Click on the Edit button to select the site you wish to edit.     Step 3: Select the Edit Site button on Weebly to edit the site in question.     Step 4: At the top of your Weebly panel, select the Settings option.     Step 5: On the lefthand of your Weebly panel, select the SEO tab.     SEO Settings Site Description The site description is where you describe…

Weebly Settings Overview – General

…we’ll go over the General tab in your Weebly Settings, discussing what every option is, and how it affects your site.   Accessing General Settings To access your general settings, just follow these steps: Step 1: From your cPanel, select Weebly.   Step 2: Click on the Edit button to select the site you wish to edit.     Step 3: Select the Edit Site button on Weebly to edit the site in question.     Step 4: At the top of your Weebly panel, select the Settings option.     Step 5: On the left side of your Weebly…