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May, 2010

  • 13 May

    4 Top Hosting Control Panels

    Choosing the right control panel for a dedicated server can be one of the most important things you do. The right choice can increase productivity and generally make your life easier. Here are a few of the most popular: cPanel and WHM (Web Host Manager) cPanel is one of the …

April, 2010

  • 14 April

    How to create backups with cPanel

    Many VPS and dedicated server users have cPanel installed as their control panel. Therefore, it is very useful to know how to create backups of your website or entire server using cPanel. Follow these instructions to make your backups. 1. Login to cPanel on your website (usually something like http://yourdomain.com/cpanel) …

  • 9 April

    Common extra dedicated server features

    An unmanaged dedicated server is almost like a bare-bones computer. While you get all of the essentials required to call it a server, there are many features that you will want to add. Some of them are free and/or open source, while some require purchase or even subscription services. It …

February, 2010

  • 22 February

    cPanel shell scripts for Linux

    cPanel is best known as a graphical web hosting control panel. Since it is web based, however, there may be times when a system administrator may prefer or may need to execute commands from the Linux shell, either locally or remotely via SSH. Fortunately, cPanel comes with a host of …

  • 19 February

    Web hosting provider script and CMS installation

    Many web hosting companies offer free script and CMS installation. In most cases, the installation is automatic and done through the host’s control panel system. For example, users of cPanel might have an option for Fantasico De Luxe, which installs a number of web applications, such as Joomla, WordPress, and …

  • 10 February

    How to setup Google Apps DNS records in cPanel

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    Google Apps is a cloud computing suite of services that includes web-based email, documents, and other services. Unlike standard Gmail, you can use it with your own domain (i.e. instead of yourname@gmail.com, you would have yourname@yourdomain.com). To setup your domain to use this service in cPanel, you need to edit …

January, 2010

  • 7 January

    cPanel Game Servers

    Believe it or not, you can use your cPanel dedicated server or VPS to host online games. All you need is an add-on called cPGS. Unfortunately, the software isn’t cheap. Starting at $200.00 for a one-year VPS license, it’s a big commitment. But if you have free resources available on …

December, 2009

  • 28 December

    How to create FTP account with cPanel

    Most cPanel installations will allow you to create multiple FTP accounts even if you have a shared web hosting account. And if you have a virtual private server or dedicated server, you certainly will have this option as well. Just follow these simple steps: 1. Login to cPanel 2. Scroll …

  • 22 December

    How to create subdomains in cPanel

    A subdomain is an nice way to make a sub-section of your website stand out. For example, if your domain is “garbleygook.com”, and you want the “store” to be noticeable, you could create a subdomain called “store.garbleygook.com”. Creating subdomains in cPanel is much quicker and easier than trying to do …

  • 21 December

    How to create a MySQL database in cPanel

    Question: How can I use cPanel to create a MySQL database? Answer: cPanel uses its own web-based frontend to make database creation very easy. Just follow these simple steps: 1. Login to cPanel 2. Under the Databases section, click “MySQL Databases” 3. Where it says “Create New Database” enter a …