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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 (%)….

Help for Using the CloudFlare Plugin

is a caching reverse proxy with CDN-like properties that allow it to provide the following features. The CloudFlare plugin can:   Increase security and repel attacks on your website Improve performance by adapting Add applications to websites Show deep analysis from requests to website Automatically configure itself by determining which objects are static and which are cacheable Create a bridge between IPv6 and IPv4 Be used with a single-click SSL installation   If you’d like to instructions on how to install the plugin on a Cloud server with cPanel, please follow this step-by-step guide, Setting up CloudFlare inside cPanel Guide….

How Do I Make My Site Faster?

…API for Insights and a guide to the PageSpeed extension.   Cache and Compress   Use a caching service or plugin. If you’re using WordPress, SuperCache and w3 Cache are just a couple of popular ones. You should also compress images, especially if you’re using lots of JPEG images. There are plugins that help you do this right on your site and plenty of free 3rd party services. You can also use cPanel’s Optimize Website, which can help clean up clutter from your site and make it run faster.   Reduce the Number of Elements   Much of the time…

Application Cannot Connect to Database

…to Database error, try these steps:   Make sure you’re adding your MySQL username before the database name (username_databasename) Make sure you’re using the correct database host, if your database is hosted on the same server as the site this will be localhost Make sure you’re using the right database, username and password   If you’ren’t sure if you’re using the right username and password, you can create a fresh username and password using MySQL® Databases in your cPanel. Under “Add New User”, set a username and password and click “Create User”.     Now you need to assign the…

Definition of Databases Icons

The Database section in cPanel allows you to administer every aspect of your MySQL database. Using this interface you can do things such as create new databases, add users to existing databases, and manage database tables to name a few. It is suggested to create all new databases through cPanel before working with them directly.     In this article we will briefly overview each option that is available in the database section.     phpMyAdmin allows you to view or edit your databases directly if you need to create new tables, import a databases, execute SQL queries directly, and…

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?…

What Is A Cloud Server?

…up once ordered and you’ll only be billed for your actual usage. Once you’ve terminated the server, you’ll no longer be billed.   Related Articles To Hourly Servers: How To Create an Hourly Server How Does Hourly Billing Work? How Do I Delete Hourly Storage?   Operating System Selection Operating Systems: CentOS CentOS 6 CentOS 7 Ubuntu Ubuntu 14.04 Ubuntu 16.04 Ubuntu 16.10 Ubuntu 17.04 Fedora Fedora 24 Fedora 25 Debian Debian 8 Debian 9 Windows Server Windows Server 2008 Windows Server 2012 Windows Server 2016 Application Servers cPanel (CentOS 7 + cPanel) CPVLab (CentOS 7 + CPVLab) LAMP Stack…

Hostwinds White Label Reseller Overview

…for a Hostwinds White Label Reseller account is $10/mo.   What Is Included With White Label Specifically White Label comes with the following: 1 free domain name registration for the first year * 1 dedicated IP for your White Label Reseller web hosting account cPanel access to manage your domain and emails, with the equivalent of Shared Basic Hosting. (please review Shared Hosting Overview for more information) WHMCS license key to help you manage your web hosting billing & automation Discounts off products depending on the amount sold   * Free Domain is for any domain that Hostwinds supports and…

LAMP Stack Application Overview

…who are not too experienced with Linux, it is a simplistic setup for the functionality it provides. One reason you may want to use the LAMP Stack, over 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…

How to Create a phpinfo Page

Creating a phpinfo.php page is simple to do and will show you what PHP settings enabled for you account. This can be a good tool to use to confirm what is available for you to use. If there is something that is not enabled for your account, and it is absolutely necessary, you may be interested in our VPS package so that you have full control over what settings are available for you to use. Create A phpinfo.php Page using cPanel and File Manager Login to your cPanel Account Open up the File Manager Navigate to the public_html folder Click…