How to Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel

How do I Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel? This article will cover how to perform a MySQL database backup in cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding. If you’re not sure how to login to cPanel, please check out our guide: How to access cPanel. To generate a…

What Free Hosting Options are There Besides cPanel?

Typically when hosting a single website or multiple websites it’s advisable to use a control panel such as cPanel. This helps streamline some of the tasks related to hosting. Although control panels such as cPanel are phenomenal, not everyone wants to pay a licensing fee to use them. With that in mind, you may be…

Increase Maximum Number of Simultaneous Connections in cPanel/WHM

cPanel/WHM offers two FTP servers; Pure-FTPD and ProFTPd. Pure-FTPD is the default FTP server that’s installed with cPanel/WHM. The following steps are for Pure-FTPD and should allow you to increase the maximum number of simultaneous connections.   Log in to WHM Type “ftp” into the search bar that is located in the upper left section…

How to Add IP’s to a cPanel Based KVM Server

Once the IP’s have been provisioned/assigned to the server in question, log into the WHM interface on the server. Once logged in, use the search bar to locate the “Add a New IP Address” option; which should be under the “IP Functions” section. This can be achieved more quickly by searching for “ip”.   Click…

Domain MX Records (CPanel)

What Are MX Records? MX records are basically DNS Records that are responsible for sending email to your email address. They’re controlled by the same place your authoritative nameservers are, normally your registration company of your domain(s). You can change where your email is sent by changing your MX records. This won’t affect current or…

How to Setup and Configure CloudFlare in cPanel

Setting up Cloudflare in cPanel Guide   The CloudFlare plugin comes pre-installed on our Shared and Business hosting packages and can be accessed via the Software section in cPanel. If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server you’ll need to install the plugin using the steps below. Note: You’ll need an account with Cloudflare to utilize…

Setting Up Inside cPanel vs Nameserver Setup

How Do I Setup Cloudflare Nameservers?   To properly setup Cloudflare you’ll need to integrate it with two locations: your cPanel and Nameserver.  When you begin your service with Cloudflare, they provide you with Nameserver entries to change with your domain registrar.  These will need to match for the service to function.   Here is…