How to Add/Modify your A Record

…then select “save changes” when done.   How to add or edit an “A” record in cPanel   If you use cPanel, you can manage records by navigating to the “Domains” section and selecting “Zone Editor” You will be presented a screen displaying all domains within the cPanel service, along with the ability to “manage” records on the far right After selecting “manage”, a list of all the records associated to the selected domain will be displayed. You will be able to “Add Record” towards the top or “edit” a record under manage on the right: Also note, cPanel also…

How to Change a CNAME Record

What is a CNAME Record? A CNAME record is designed to allow one domain or subdomain to point to another domain or subdomain. By default, CNAMEs are often used to ensure that your mail, ftp, and that www versions of your domain load to your proper domain (e.g. www.domain.com will point to domain.com). A common reason for changing a CNAME record is if your email server is hosted on a separate server than your domain. We’re going to show an example of changing the CNAME record in cPanel to point to Google’s email hosting.   How to Change a CNAME…

Definition of Domains Icons

to be made available from another domain name.     This interface is used to set a redirect from one domain to another domain.     A simple DNS Zone Editor where you can add DNS records. Please note that this may be removed in later releases of cPanel.     An Advanced DNS Zone Editor which allows you to add a wider variety of DNS entries. Please note that this may be removed in later releases of cPanel.       A DNS Zone Editor that encompasses both the Simple DNS Zone Editor and the Advanced DNS Zone Editor….

How To Change Joomla Domain Name

like FileZilla to edit this file. How Do I Edit The Domain Through cPanel File Manager? You will want to start off by logging into your cPanel. Once logged into cPanel, you will want to find the File Manager icon. This will be in the Files section of cPanel. Then click on that icon to open up the File Manager. From the File Manager, you will navigate to the location where Joomla is installed. This will be somewhere inside the public_html folder. If you had installed Joomla using Softaculous, you can login to Softaculous and click on the All Installations…

Definition of Preferences

The Preferences section in cPanel allows you to customize your cPanel experience by allowing you to modify settings such as the language and the cPanel theme that is used.     In this article we will briefly go over each option that is available in this section.     You can change your account password via this interface.     With this interface you can change the language that is displayed for your cPanel interface.     This interface allows you to change your cPanel theme.     Here you can change your Contact information and the preferences for this…

Creating an Addon Domain

an Addon Domain? To create an addon domain you’ll need to follow these instructions after you access your cPanel account.   Head to Home > Domains > Addon Domains       Fill out the text box New Domain Name with the addon domains details The Subdomain and Document Root text boxes will automatically be created by the cPanel application a. If you wish to adjust the subdomain you can, this will allow you to create multiple addon domains with that username, but different extensions. For example, .com and .net. Create that username in this text box b. If you…

Creating a MySQL User

logged into cPanel, find the Databases column and select MySQL Databases     Scroll down to MySQL Users, Add New User In the Username text box, enter a username Enter a password and then confirm the password in the proper two text boxes Click the Create User button     Click the Go Back button to return to the main MySQL dashboard     Now you have created a user successfully for the intended database.   Helpful Related Articles How To Access cPanel How To Backup A MySQL Database In cPanel PHPMyAdmin Overview (cPanel) A Beginners Guide To cPanel  …

Allow Editing of Hidden/System Files

Some files you want to edit may be hidden by default. A common file like this is the .htaccess file. You can choose to show these files in both cPanel and FileZilla by performing the following steps:   How do I Show Hidden Files in FileZilla?   Click Server at the top Click Force show hidden files from the dropdown   How do I Show Hidden Files in cPanel?   Go to File Manager     Click Settings (In paper lantern theme, this is a button at the top right)     Click the box for Show Hidden Files (dotfiles)…

Database Backups using a cron job

notifications Select a common setting from the drop down menu, such as once per week Select a non peak hour to run the cron job Enter in the following into the command area: Replace the following three items <cPanelUserName> with your cPanel username <FILE_NAME_HOME_DIRECTORY_> with the name of the backup <cPanelPassword> with your cPanel account password mysqldump –opt -Q -u <cPanelUserName> -p<cPanelPassword> –all-databases > /home/<cPanelUserName>/<FILE_NAME_HOME_DIRECTORY_>`date +%d%m%y`.sql     Each time the cron job runs, this will create a .sql and append the day, month and year to the end of the file To ensure your account does not build backups…