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Why Won’t my PHP Script send mail?

…A PHP Script There are various ways that can be used in PHP to send emails. In this example, we will be using the PHPMailer. Make sure that you have the email address that you will be sending emails from already created on the server. For cPanel, we have a guide on how to do that here. Once you have that email address created, you can proceed with the steps below. Since this will be done using PHP code, you can create a test PHP file. For now, name it as sendemail.php After the page is created, you will want…

LAMP Stack Application Overview

cPanel for example. Could be that you are not looking to spend money on a cPanel license as you only need the base functionality of a PHP Web server. Along with being a quite popular environment for web servers, it has a great deal of documentation for each of the programs involved.   Related Articles How to Add/Modify your A Record – A guide on how to setup your A Record to point to your LAMP Server How to Install LAMP on Ubuntu 16.04 – A guide on how to setup the LAMP Stack on a preexisting Ubuntu 16.04 Server….

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:…

Hostwinds’ Migration Policy

…successful, our team will provide you with your updated nameservers to point your domain(s) to your service and to finalize your migration.   Limitations Hostwinds will not merge multiple cPanel accounts into a single cPanel account.   Migrations for Downgrades of Service If you are downgrading your Hostwinds service, and your service is fully managed, Hostwinds will assist you with the migration within the first 60 days of service for the newly purchased service. Hostwinds goes to great lengths to make migrations as easy for you as we can and want to make sure you are able completely satisfied with…

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?  …

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…

Generating a CSR Request (and What it is)

…your Hostwinds account. Step 2: Choose your Web Server Type from the drop-down menu Most common types are cPanel and Microsoft IIS 5.x   Step 3: Start your CSR Request   What Is A CSR? A Certificate Signing Request (CSR) is an encoded chunk of text generated during your SSL application. To complete your SSL you must copy the Encoded CSR provided during the application process and send it to the Certificate Authority. The CSR is used by certificate authorities (CA’s) to generate your SSL.   Generating A CSR Request Enter your Certificate Signing Request (CSR) from the drop-down menu…

MySQL Additional Access Hosts

How do I Allow Remote Access to my Database? You can allow remote access to your MySQL database in cPanel by doing the following: Login to cPanel Under the Databases section select Remote MySQL®     Put the IPs you want in the text box Click the Add Host button     Note : This interface also allows for wildcards (%)….

DNS Record Types Explained

…TTL value. For example, a 3600 value tells servers to check your website every hour for new updates.   TXT Machine readable data that includes sender Policy Framework, DNS-SD, DMARC, DKIM and opportunistic encryption. This started originally as random human readable text.   URL Record A URL, or Uniform Resource Locator, is the web address of the website on the Internet. This is information you type into your browser to direct it to a specific website, like, www.hostwinds.com.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Zone Editor Advanced Zone Editor (CPanel) A General Overview Of DNS How Do I Find My Nameservers?…