Setting Up Inside cPanel vs Nameserver Setup

too Look for Nameserver tab or location in the domain to manage your DNS records Change the Nameserver entries to match those Cloudflare provided   You can check through www.intoDNS.com to see that your nameservers entries match the ones Cloudflare provided.   To setup Cloudflare with a domain registered at Hostwinds, please check out article How To Edit Nameservers At Hostwinds. To setup Cloudflare with cPanel, please check out How To Setup And Configure Cloudflare In CPanel .   Helpful Related Articles   Cloudflare Setting Recommendations Protecting You Origin IP To Prevent DDOS Attack With Cloudflare Cloudflare Account Setup Guide…

Changing cPanel Main Domain

on domain, you can move all of the files to the public_html folder for your primary domain. You can also change the document root of the primary domain by adding the following to a .htaccess file in your public_html folder: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yourdomain.com$ [NC,OR] RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.yourdomain.com$ RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !directory/ RewriteRule (.*) /directory/$1 [L]   Replace yourdomain.com and directory aboce with your primary domain name and the folder or directory that your files exist in   Helpful Related Articles A Beginners Guide to cPanel How to Change a cPanel Password How To Access cPanel Hostwinds Client Area Overview…

Definition Of cPanel File Manager

cPanel’s File Manager provides you with an easy way to edit, upload, copy, remove and manage your web hosting files from your browser. This article will give a fundamental rundown of the methods that you can use to traverse through the file manager. Before continuing with this guide, you will want to access cPanel. If your are not sure how to do this, see How To Access cPanel Begin by clicking the “File Manager” icon within the “Files” section of your cPanel.     The layout of the file manager is intuitive and looks familiar to most. On the left…

How to Manually Migrate Accounts from Another Non cPanel Environment

How do I move my non-cPanel site to cPanel?   Follow the steps below to move your non-cPanel site to cPanel. If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server and you have access to editing DNS, follow the DNS steps through the How to transfer/migrate a server with no downtime of any kind (or database lag) guide.   Backup everything on your site(s)/server, found in your control/admin area (exactly where or how will vary depending on your host and the control area used) Download all files and directories, maintaining the exact same structure Backup all databases associated with your site…

How To Change Your Webmail Password In cPanel

After you create your email within cPanel, there may come a time where you may want to change your password to your email account for a variety of reasons. The following steps will outline how to change your webmail(s) password if needed.   Step 1: Log into your cPanel service (If not familiar how, please review our article How To Access cPanel) Step 2: Locate your Email section and cPanel and select Email Accounts     Step 3: Select the Email Accounts tab. Select Password and Authentication to the right of the email now you wish to change.    …

Domain MX Records (cPanel)

…email delivered to you Gmail account by first connecting your domain with Google Apps then use the steps referenced above to add the following MX records in cPanel.   ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 1 ALT1.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT2.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 5 ALT3.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10 ALT4.ASPMX.L.GOOGLE.COM 10   Adding all five ensures that if one goes down or there’s maintenance, your email will still continue to be delivered.   It can take up to 48 hours for these changes to take effect. What Is DNS Propagation?   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Zone Editor A General Overview Of DNS How To Access cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel  …

cPanel Analog Stats Metrics

When it comes to tracking web statistics such as bandwidth or visitors, Hostwinds believes more options are better. As such, we provide you AWStats and Webalizer, and also provide Analog Stats to help you keep track of all of your metrics. How Do I Use Analog Stats? The Analog Stats tool can be found under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   Upon clicking on the Analog Stats option, you are greeted with the Analog Stats page. The page lists all of your domains, subdomains, and their SSL equivalents.   Under the Actions column, you can click on…

How to Use cPanel’s Optimize Website

What is Optimize Website?   Optimize Website is a content compression tool that helps remove the unnecessary gaps and text in files to speed load times. Compression can be configured to automatically reduce the size of specific types of content when visitors access it. This can be done for certain types or all types of content, depending on your preference. The tool is an application found in the Software section of cPanel.     How Do Faster Load Times Benefit My Website?   Faster website load times benefit your website in a variety of ways. Two specific examples are reducing…

Creating an FTP Account in cPanel

How do I Create an FTP Account? It’s easy to create FTP accounts in your cPanel.   Go to the cPanel home page Go to FTP Accounts in the Files section     Under Add FTP Account, input a username for the new login Select the site you want to create the account for Input a password in both text boxes Use the Generate password button for a strong one to be created automatically for you Choose the directory this account can connect to (leaving this blank will enable access to the root folder and every directory on the site)…