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December, 2009

  • 3 December

    Gain access to cPanel from anywhere with JAP

    Many people who manage websites also have other jobs, and even those who do not frequently find themselves traveling and away from the comfort of their own home Internet connection. In such situations, users sometimes find themselves behind firewalls that prevent them from accessing certain services, including web hosting control …

  • 3 December

    cPanel hosting

    Many web hosts use a control panel called cPanel, a user interface that lets a customer access various services and aids in site administration. The largest hosts often use their own proprietary control panels, but I often recommend cPanel hosts because the software is so widely used. If you ever …

October, 2009

  • 26 October

    What is a subdomain?

    Question: What is a subdomain and why should I use one? Answer: A subdomain is simply a word used as a prefix before a domain name. For example, if the domain is domain.com, a subdomain could be sub.domain.com. Typically, a subdomain would serve as an alternative to domain.com/sub, although if …

September, 2009

  • 30 September

    Free and Open Source Control Panels

    Question: I’m starting my own custom web server and want to use a free web hosting control panel. Can you name a few? Answer: Unfortunately, the list of free hosting panels is not very long, but there are a few quality choices out there. Here they are in no particular …

  • 10 September

    What is a Cron Job?

    Question: What is a Cron Job? Answer: A cron job is a periodic script run using scheduling software called “cron”. Linux and other Unix-like operating systems use it. A shared web hosting provider may allow you to run local user cron jobs, and those settings are usually accessible through your …

  • 4 September

    How to Export a MySQL Database

    Question: How do I export and download a MySQL database? Answer: There are two primary ways to export a MySQL database if you are a website owner. The first is to use phpMyAdmin, a web-based graphical interface for managing databases. The second is to login through SSH and use MySQL …

May, 2009

  • 22 May

    Which is Which Among Web Hosting Control Panels?

    A control panel is the interface used to interact with your web hosting account. Similar to the Control Panel feature in Windows, most day-to-day maintenance tasks are performed through one. Examples include creating accounts, managing MYSQL databases, and uploading files (if you don’t use FTP or SSH). Some hosts have …