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How To Setup DMARC

…If you’re using a control panel, such as cPanel, you can create/edit DNS records by using the Advanced Zone Editor in cPanel. Alternatively, you can add DNS records through WHM by using the Edit DNS Zone interface. The following example will illustrate how a DMARC record can look, and the different fields that are available.   DMARC Example   v=DMARC1; p=reject; rua= mailto:mailauth-reports@exampledomain.com   Change the “mailto:” address to the email address that reports should be sent to .   Field Setting Name _dmarc TTL 14400 Type TXT TXT Data This field will determine how remote servers will process any…

Definition of Files Icons

The Files section in cPanel houses a collection of options that all deal with your website’s files.     This article will briefly review the options that are available in the cPanel Files section.     A web based File Manager.     This interface will allow you to manage images that are saved on your account.     You can use this interface to set a password to protect certain directories that are on your account.     Here you can monitor your account’s available disk space.     Using this interface you can create a Web Disk account…

How To Access Weebly Website Builder

Our Shared and Business hosting plans include access to use a website builder called Weebly to create your site. This tool allows easy creation of your site from many different themes to start. Weebly allows more customization than other site builders and CMSs such as WordPress and is a great place to start building your new mobile ready, responsive new site.   Where To Find Weebly In cPanel The primary way that you can access Weebly and begin building your site is within your main cPanel interface. First you will want to login to your cPanel, either from the client…

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…

WordPress Application Template Overview

…complete and further review can be read here.   Existing WordPress Website If you already have an existing WordPress website and you want to migrate your website to Hostwinds, you may submit a support ticket requesting the transfer if your service is fully Managed. If your service is Unmanaged or you’d like to perform the migration yourself, follow the steps outlined here in our WordPress site to WordPress Application Template guide.   Helpful Related Articles Hostwinds Client Area Overview How To Access cPanel Easy FileZilla Setup Guide For cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel How To Install A WordPress Theme…

How to Get the IP Address of Your Domain

There are a few ways to find the IP address that has been assigned to your domain. This article will cover 4 methods that you can use to find this information quickly. To utilize the steps outlined in this article you’ll need to ensure that your computer has access to the internet, and that you know the name of the domain that you’d like to lookup.   View the Server Information from within cPanel If you have a cPanel account, just login and click on the server information link on the right side of the page as shown below: The…

Definition of Software/Services Icons

manage, upgrade, and remove any cPanel addons (called cPAddons) you would like on your cPanel service. These are software packages that can help with development of your website, such as running blogs, bulletin boards, ecommerce software, guestbooks, or any other software available.   Optimize Website The Optimize Website service helps increase the speed of your website by compressing any content you specify for your visitors so that it can be in a smaller, compressed format to be sent faster to your users. The mod_deflate Apache module must be enabled, so be sure to check if you are having any issues…

How To Install Hostwinds Reseller Module

Installing Hostwinds Reseller Module The location of the Hostwinds’ reseller Module can be downloaded from   http://clients.hostwinds.com/ResellerFiles/HostwindsReseller.zip   Download this zipped directory to your desktop, and using your FTP program of your choice, login using your cPanel / FTP login credentials. This will be your domain name or your account’s IP address as the Host, your cPanel username as the username, and your cPanel account’s password for the password using FTP port number 21.   Once there, navigate to the directory where your WHMCS installation is installed. This will generally be within public_html/WHMCS or whatever document root you have chosen…