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Issues Receiving Email If you're having problems receiving email, but you can send an email, here are some possible common causes that will be explained in more depth below: Over email quota DNS problems Mail client problems Over Email Quota Each email account is assigned a...

If you need help right away, please contact us using Live Chat so that we can help you My Site Is Down This guide will help you look at various ways to identify why your website is down and help you get your website up as quickly as possible. Check if the issue is local to...

How Do I Suspend An Account In WHM? Suspending an account in WHM is a straightforward process. Log in to WHM Go to Manage Account Suspensions under Account Functions You can locate this section by searching for "manage account" in the search bar. Choose the account you...

This guide is intended for Hostwinds clients who have access to WHM on their VPS, Cloud, or Dedicated Server. Shared, Business and Reseller hosting clients will want to ensure they have the Web Hosting Cloud Backups addon enabled to manage backups and have these available at...

This article is intended for VPS, Cloud, and Dedicated Server clients with access to Web Host Manager (WHM). cPanel licenses can be purchased with your VPS, Cloud, or Dedicated Server for an additional cost to give you the ability to use cPanel and WHM to manage your...

cPanel provides you the ability to connect to the databases on your account from another location. We are happy to offer Hostwinds clients the ability to use this feature in our Shared and Business web hosting services. Additionally, you can use any software that can connect...

Softaculous is an application installer used in conjunction with several different control panels (including cPanel, CentOS Web Panel, and other Control Panels) to install easily, manage, clone, and stage web 400+ supported applications and frameworks such as WordPress....

How Do I Limit Reseller Accounts? With reseller accounts, you're able to adjust the privileges provided to each user. You can stick with the defaults, as we will list below, or customize them to your preferences or customer preferences. This guide is intended for Hostwinds...

What Is WordPress? WordPress is one of the most popular CMSs (Content Management System) available today. It is also available as a free, automatic installation for our Shared, Business, and Reseller hosting clients! Listed below is a step-by-step guide for logging into...

cPanel is a fully-featured web-based control panel that provides you with tools to manage your website(s). How Do I Access My cPanel Account? There are a few ways that you can access your cPanel account, the first of which is adding /cPanel to the end of your domain name in...

What is cPanel File Manager? cPanel File Manager is a web interface where your entire site's information, including images, documents, 404 pages, are organized into folders. It is a quick and easy way to manage, navigate and edit your files. File Manager vs. FTP? Well ......

This option is available via the WHM interface and will allow you to create new cPanel accounts, making them reseller accounts within the process. Your log-in information about your WHM/cPanel account will be sent to your registered email on file. This guide is intended for...

To create email accounts for your addon/subdomain accounts, you'll need to use your cPanel account to first create the appropriate addon/subdomains. Once set up, head to Home> Email> Email Accounts. There you can create an email account for the appropriate subdomain. Be sure...

What's the Difference Between Addon Domains and Parked Domains? Sometimes customers don't understand the difference between addon and parked domains, although they are quite different. One will allow you to have another domain/site on your account, while the other forward...

Some services, such as CPVLab, require you to update the "A" record for a DNS zone. If you're using Hostwinds or another company for DNS hosting services, the following information should prove helpful in successfully updating your DNS zone appropriately. General Procedure...

cPanel offers several different options to be able to upload and download files to and from your host. While the most popular method would be FTP, and even the cPanel's built-in File Manager can do file transfers, cPanel also provides an alternate method to directly mount...