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How to Setup a Subdomain Using cPanel

What is a Subdomain? A subdomain is the use of an existing domain with a prefix change of the www to another title. This creates another website that contains it’s own unique content without an entirely new domain needed to be created. Assuming you own the domain already, a subdomain looks like mail.example.com or blog.example.com.   How do I Create a Subdomain in cPanel? You can setup a subdomain in cPanel by heading to Home > Domains > Subdomains.     This simple guide will show you how to create and manage subdomains. Follow the instructions below to complete your… […]

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cPanel: Adding Email to Android

Enter in your server information. Enter in your SMTP information (typically mail.example.com), Security Type (select SSL/TLS), check Require Sign-in, username (Webmail email) and password (Webmail password).     Step 7: Select your email preferences and tap Next     Step 8: Finish by naming your account and display names. Tap Next when finished.     Your Android Email should now be correctly configured to receive your cPanel emails on your Android device. Helpful Related Articles How Do I Add Email Accounts In cPanel? Definition of cPanel Email Icons cPanel and WHM Overview cPanel: Adding Webmail Email To iPhone    … […]

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How to create a PHP Error log in Cpanel

folder or create this if the file does not exist. You can customize the location of the file or the file name by editing the file path.   Step 6b: Locate your cPanel/FTP username in your cPanel homepage in the upper right corner of your cPanel homepage   You can add an error log for each domain by creating a separate .htaccess file in the domain’s document root. You can combine these by keeping the file path as shown above for the phperror.log file the same   Test Your Error Log Step One: Create a new PHP file named errortest.php… […]

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Why Do I Have to Pay for cPanel on My Server?

for the cost of the license. As a Hostwinds client, you’re able to purchase a cPanel license directly from us. Due to our licensing contract with the company, the cost of a cPanel license would actually be lower than purchasing it from the company directly. We can set it up for you quickly and easily via a support ticket that is automatically created after the checkout process for new cPanel license orders. Alternatively, if you’re a more technical user or you don’t require cPanel specifically, you can check out this article that covers several of the best free control panels…. […]

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cPanel/WHM License

Servers with cPanel/WHM require a cPanel license in order to be utilized. Hostwinds offers licenses for both our Cloud/VPS products, and Dedicated servers. When purchasing a new Cloud Server or Dedicated Server, the option to include the cPanel license during checkout is available. To purchase a license at a later time, users can navigate to this link from their client area, and select the license you require. License Types cPanel VPS License: This is the license to select if you have a Cloud Server Dedicated cPanel License: This is the license to select if you have a dedicated server. The… […]

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How to Change a cPanel User Password from WHM

the word list in the top-left box   Step 2: Click on List Accounts Step 3: Search for the cPanel account using any of the options to find the account you wish to reset the password for     Step 4: Click the + sign next to their account   Step 5: Enter the new password in the change password box below Step 6: Click Change     That’s it! You’ve reset the password.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview Creating A cPanel Account How To Change cPanel Password (Shared and Business Hosting) A Beginners Guide To cPanel… […]

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What Free Control Panel Options are There Besides cPanel?

Typically when hosting a single website or multiple websites it’s advisable to use a control panel such as cPanel. This helps streamline some of the tasks related to hosting. Although control panels such as cPanel and Plesk are phenomenal, not everyone wants to pay the necessary licensing fee to use them. With that in mind, you may be wondering if there are any free control panels that are comparable to cPanel or Plesk… and the answer is yes! The focus of this article will be to go over some of the free alternatives to cPanel to help you pick a… […]

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How to delete a cPanel from WHM

Removing an existing cPanel account is a very quick and easy operation, but be warned this move is permanent and you cannot undo this once removed. Please only proceed if you have taken any necessary backups, moved any full cPanel backups to another server and you are absolutely certain that you would like to permanently remove an account. How To Delete a cPanel Account From WHM   When logged into WHM, simply type in the word “terminate” and choose the Terminate Accounts module You can also find Terminate Accounts in the Account Functions section From there you will see your… […]

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cPanel Indexes

This article is about using cPanel to manage the indexing of your folders. In order to prevent the listing of the contents of your folder, this is a way to ensure your website visitors are not able to view the contents of a folder that does not contain an index file such as index.php, index.html, index.htm or another filename that can serve as your homepage. This article is intended for a Shared Hosting, Business Hosting, Reseller Hosting or other clients who have purchased a cPanel license through Hostwinds are using cPanel on any of our Shared Web Hosting services. Hostwinds… […]

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