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How To Select And Manage Theme Options With Weebly

Weebly Website Builder is available to Hostwinds clients customers who have a shared or business web hosting service. In this article we will discuss how to install and manage your theme(s), theme options, changing fonts, turn the guide on and off, as well as editing your HTML/CSS options. Prior to beginning, you will need to be logged into your cPanel and have already started with a Weebly site. It is important to note that the information provided in this guide is for informational purposes only. The premium features and changes that are made after the time writing this guide may…

Adding A Domain to Control Panel (Plesk)

…domain to automatically get Free SSL certificates through Let’s Encrypt, you can check this box. Step 9: Enabling Git will allow you to copy your site’s files from a Git repository, rather than having to upload through Plesk, or FTP. Step 10: Once finished filling out the information, click the OK button to proceed with the creation of the domain. Related Articles How To Install Plesk on Cloud VPS – How you can use our Plesk Application Template to easily install Plesk (Linux) on your VPS. cPanel and WHM Overview – Overview of another popular control panel, cPanel / WHM….

AutoSSL Feature for Shared / Business Hosting

Hostwinds is able to offer our new Shared web hosting and Business web hosting clients an SSL provided by cPanel with any newly purchased Hosting account. As soon as you sign up for a new account, you will receive an SSL Certificate automatically within 24 hours. This is a fantastic feature and we are proud to offer this feature on any new shared hosting and business web hosting packages. AutoSSL Pros Automatic installation of an SSL certificate for your domain name FREE SSL protects your websites Domain Validated SSL certificate Automatic reinstallation of a new SSL at time of expiration…

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 Configure Your Weebly Main Page Navigation

…and will be displayed to you in your Weebly account when editing your site through Weebly. Please open a ticket with our Support Team if you do have any questions so that we can help. Weebly’s Settings are also able to be customized in many different ways to fit the needs for many different types of websites. In this article, we’ll go over the my account, edit site and language buttons. Edit Your Site Button Step One: Login to your cPanel Step Two: Navigate to the Weebly Application from your cPanel Step Three: Click the edit button associated with you website to bring you to…

Edit WordPress Details from Softaculous

If you have installed WordPress using Softaclous Apps Installer and need to edit the details of an existing WordPress installation for your Hostwinds service, this guide is for you. Regardless of if you are using your hosting plan’s access to Softaculous or are using cPanel with a VPS or Dedicated Server and have purchased a Softaculous license, the method we will coer on this guide will work for you. Change WordPress Installation Details After accessing your cPanel account scroll down to the Software tab and select Softaculous Apps Installer. Afterwards, select the blue Installations button. This will take you to…

Password And User Access

It is important to maintain the rule of least privilege for your web hosting account. cPanel offers you the ability to add many types of users for uploading files through FTP, sending and receiving emails and from accessing your application directly with elevated priviledges. Remove Users That Are Not Needed There may be times when you grant access to your file system or web hosting services that are no longer being utilized. It is important to be sure that any users who have access to your web hosting services absolutely need the access you have granted and that this is…

FTP Server Configuration in WHM

…Per IP Address: Specifies the maximum number of concurrent FTP connections per IP address. Allow Logins With Root Password: Specifies whether the root password can be used to login to all FTP accounts. Broken Clients Compatibility: Specifies whether to ignore parts of the FTP protocol standards that may cause issues with some FTP clients or firewalls. To make any changes to these, simply enter or select the values you want for the options you want to modify and click Save.   Related Articles cPanel Web Disk Configuration in WHM cPanel Web Services Configuration in WHM Exim Configuration Manager in WHM…

Temporarily Change WordPress URL (siteurl and home)

…Option 1: Edit wp-config.php In the root directory of your WordPress installation (public_html on a hosting package (or /var/www/html on a VPS, depending on OS and setup) will be the wp-config.php file. In cPanel use the File Manager to navigate to public_html (or the subdomain WordPress is installed in), click the wp-config.php file and click Edit in the file manager. – or – In ssh, cd to /var/www/html or to the document root where WordPress is installed and Edit this file in your favorite Text Editor. For example, type nano wp-config.php to open this file so that you can make…

Why is My Mail Going to My Recipient’s SPAM Folder?

…authentic and not being spoofed. These DNS records are SPF, DKIM, and DMARC records. All three are TXT records that can be set on any domain. Having these records on your domain’s DNS help mailservers further authenticate that the source of a mail item is legitimate. It can also help to ensure that the rDNS for your IP address is set to the primary domain served from that IP address.   SPF SPF records are TXT entries that specifies what servers are allowed to send email for your domain, identified by their IP addresses. cPanel/WHM includes built in tools to…