cPanel Hosting

cPanel is a Unix based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site. cPanel is used across the Fastdot shared web hosting fleet.

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Enable spam protection in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to enable spam protection in cPanel 1) First, click the Box Trapper icon Box Trapper protects your inbox from spam by requiring all email sendings who aren’t on your Whitelist, to reply to a verification email before you can receive their mail 2) To enable BoxTrapper for an email address,

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How to setup a cron job in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel Now let’s learn how to setup a cron job 1) Click the Cron Jobs icon 2) Enter the email address where you want the cron job results sent after each time it runs 3) Now you have to define exactly when and how often you want

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Custom error pages in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to create custom error pages in cPanel Now let’s learn how to create custom error pages 1) Click the Error Pages icon There are several different error pages you can customize. In this tutorial, we’re going to customize the 404 error page 2) Click the 404 link This is

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How to use the Index Manager in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel Now let’s learn how to use the Index Manager 1) Click the Index Manager icon 2) Choose the directory you want to start with, then click Go The Index Manager enables you to control how directories on your website are displayed. If there is no index.html

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Create a MySQL database in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to create a MySQL database in cPanel Now let’s learn how to create a MySQL database 1) Click MySQL Database Wizard 2) Enter a name for the new database 3) Click Next Step 4) Now we have to create a user for this database… enter a username here 5)

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How to setup domain redirects in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel Now let’s learn how to setup domain redirects 1) Click the Redirects icon 2) Choose whether you want this redirect to be temporary or permanent 3) Enter the URL that you want to redirect 4) Then enter the destination URL… where you want visitors to be

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How to park a domain in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel Now let’s learn how to park a domain 1) Click the Parked Domains icon 2) Enter the new domain you want to park here, then click Add Domain Domain parking is useful when you have additional domain names that you want people to be able to

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Create an addon domain in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to create an addon domain in cPanel 1) Click the Addon Domains icon This is the Addon Domains page, where you can setup additional domain names that point to subdomains of your account 2) Enter the new domain name here… 3) … then enter a unique username for the

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Create a subdomain in cPanel

This tutorial will show you how to create a subdomain in cPanel 1) Click the Subdomains icon 2) Enter the prefix of your new subdomain here… 3) Make sure the domain name your subdomain will be associated with is selected 4) A directory name the same as your subdomain prefix will automatically appear… although you

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How to setup Hotlink protection in cPanel

This demo assumes you’ve already logged in to cPanel Now let’s learn how to use Hotlink Protection, so peoplecan’t link directly to images in our website 1) Click the Hotlink Protection icon Hotlink Protection prevents other websites from directly linking to certain files (typically images) on your website. You’ll want to prevent this if you

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