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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… […]

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SHOUTcast Graphical Statistics Overview

…interface that you can enter the Graphical Statistics page. Both of these ways would be done within the SHOUTcast control panel. If you are in the Edit / Update My Radios page. There will be the option listed for Graphical Statistics underneath the cPanel username. The other way, which can be done from any page within the SHOUTcast control panel, is in the upper left. This would be in the Account Functions menu, listed as Graphical Statistics. Clicking on those buttons will bring you to the Graphical Statistics page where you can track, visually, your visitors that listen to your… […]

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Selecting A PHP Handler In WHM

…possible but you’re unable to know which user ran the script.   How To Install Additional PHP Handlers To install additional PHP handlers you’ll need to use WHM’s EasyApache 3 tool, and install the Apache module for the handler through EasyApache. In WHM, head to Home > Software > EasyApache3 or EasyApace4 (depending on what version you may be running)   Upon completion of the build, EasyApache 3 will configure PHP and suEXEC for you automatically.   Helpful Related Articles How To Change PHP Version Per Domain cPanel And WHM Overview Apache Configuration In WHM Guide Definition Of WHM Functions… […]

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WHM PHP Configuration Common Tweaks

WHM access is not available for our shared and/or business shared clients as this requires root access and the license. For more information on how to log into your WHM interface, please review How to Get Started with your New cPanel Server   Best WHM PHP Configuration Tweaks w/ EasyApache 3 Ideal PHP settings are dependent on the software you’re using and whether or not you’re experiencing any issues with the current settings. WHM allows you to adjust settings and make different tweaks to the PHP. You can access these PHP settings by going Home > Service Configuration > PHP… […]

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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… […]

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Apache Configuration in WHM Guide

…Address Editor – This editor allows you to configure Apache to listen only to the the IP addresses you want   Memory Usage Restrictions – This tool allows you to individually set Apache memory limits by calculating them and setting process memory limit changes   Log Rotation – Allows you to manage which files are rotated and what files cPanel cpanellogd daemon should change   Piped Log Configuration – Allows you to enable this feature so that Apache access logs are split into a separate process. This keeps resources available and doesn’t force a restart every time they are changed…. […]

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How To Upload Music To Your SHOUTcast Hosting With FTP

…you are unsure or forgot. To find these in the SHOUTcast Control Panel, click on the Edit / Update My Radios link in the Menu under Account Functions. From the next screen, you will want to dismiss the window that automatically pops up. This will show information about your Radio station. The cPanel username is the username that you used to login to your Control Panel, and can be used for FTP. The Radio Password is the password that can be used to FTP. Radio IP is what you will want to use for the Host in your FTP Client…. […]

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How To Configure Weebly General Settings

…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… […]

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WHM Security Checklist/Best Practices

How do I make my server more secure? Here are some of the best tips to make sure that your WHM server is more secure: Use secure passwords Secure SSH Secure Apache Harden your system Restrict your system’s compilers Disable unused services and daemons Monitor your system Enable a firewall Stay up-to-date If you’d like to see more information about how to do any of the above, please visit: https://documentation.cpanel.net/display/CKB/Tips+to+Make+Your+Server+More+Secure… […]

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MySQL Databases and Users Overview

Around the web, sites like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more use the world’s most popular open source database MySQL to help them run. MySQL is a database management system that allows a database filled with all kinds of data to add, access and process that data. Databases make it easy to store all kinds of information and data sets from video galleries to corporate files in tables. In cPanel you’re given tools to administer a variety of functions with MySQL databases via the Databases section. You’re capable of creating, modifying and deleting databases, adding new users and attaching them to… […]

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