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There may come a time when you would like to build your site or preview your site before changing the DNS records to point to your Hostwinds account. This may be due to a site migration or just wanting to have everything ready before launching your online presence. This...

The number of domains you can host on your plan will vary depending on the plan and package. Though with our VPS and Dedicated Server plans, Hostwinds would not limit the number of domain names that can be hosted on your server. Shared and Business Hosting In the Shared and...

In the world of web hosting services, there may be times when you want to know the definition of a term to feel more educated. Hostwinds tries our best not to use jargon that you may not understand, and this Glossary of Terms is used to help you as you seek to improve your...

Domains. What are they? A domain name gives you a way to identify a website and provide a positive, memorable name for people to pull up your website. Sometimes, you need a domain name for your web hosting to function properly. However, domains are just names that you...

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...

Why Can't I Load My Website? There are many reasons a site might not load, such as misconfiguration, corrupt files, problems with a database, or something as simple as needing to clear your browser's cache and cookies on your computer. Problems with the DNS Make sure that...

With so many choices for web hosting services, like Shared and Business web hosting, Cloud and VPS servers, even Dedicated servers, it may seem daunting to pick the right web hosting service. At Hostwinds, you have all of these options for your web hosting services, each of...

Performance, security, support, and cost are the four main reasons you should choose Hostwinds for your web hosting services. Our team wants you to have the services you need to be successful. As such, we offer you the best of everything! Get Started Building Your Website -...

One of the most important parts of Web Hosting is to make sure that your server is up and running. One of the essential steps is to ensure that you are monitoring the server as often as possible. This may not be possible on your own, but one option would be to use a...

Hostwinds Account Security is a top priority, and we take this very seriously. We go to great lengths to make sure your web hosting services are as secure as possible with the latest versions of the Operating System and cPanel/WHM for you so that you can focus on building...

Backups are an important part of your account and can save lots of time and effort if you are experiencing any issues with your account. There are several ways that you can take a backup of your account to ensure restoring it from a backup can be done to resolve any issues...

This guide will explain how to deploy a static single-page ReactJS application on one of our shared web hosting or business web hosting accounts. A shared web hosting account is a perfect destination for deploying static apps for your portfolio or for hosting your entire...

If you have another site that is not directly attached to your WHMCS, you may want to tie the two together to allow your visitors easy navigation and a seamless user experience. A cool feature included with WHMCS is the Integration Code used on other sites to tie into your...

Hostwinds can 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...

This guide is about running a virus scanner on your cPanel. This is intended to check if your web hosting files or cPanel email have acquired any malware by using the built-in tool included with your account. How To Run the Scan Login to your cPanel Scroll down to the...

This is a common question for many folks that are new to Linux or hosting in general. In the world of Linux, you have many file systems, and one of the things that remains constant among them is the inode. Data is stored on a Linux file system in two different ways – data...