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 Accessing Web Disk and WebDav

Web disk (also known as WebDAV) is a drag-and-drop interface which allows you to access your...

 Apache Error Logs

When you check the error logs, you can see many things. Some things you can ignore: File does...

 Apache Handlers, running html as php

Apache handlers allow you to control what Apache will do with certain file types. When Apache...

 Backup file types - cPanel

So, you have a backup file, but you need to know what type of backup it is so you can know what...

 CGI center

CGI center The CGI Scripts icon is NO LONGER available to use. We apologize for the...

 Can my program be integrated with QuickInstall for easy updates?

No, your existing installation cannot be integrated with QuickInstall (or Fantastico); however,...

 Configuring Robots.txt Guide

What is the Purpose of the Robots File? When a search engine crawls (indexes) your website, the...

 Copy Entire Database or Rename Database

Is There a Way for Me to Copy an Entire Database? Yes, the instructions and video tutorial for...

 Directory Listing Denied, This Virtual Directory does not allow contents to be listed

Are you seeing this error message when trying to view your site? "Directory Listing DeniedThis...

 Document Root Changes

We can no longer change the document root for your main (primary) domain. This prevents...

 Does it cost extra to park domains?

With any hosting account, you may park domains to your existing primary domain's website for...

 Error Page Codes

What are Error Codes? These numbered error codes are how the server tells website visitors about...

 Error when adding addon domains: domainadmin-domainexistsglobal

Have you seen an error such as "domainadmin-domainexistsglobal" when you attempted to add a...

 GnuPG keys

GnuPG is a publicly available encryption scheme that uses the "public key" approach. With GnuPG,...

 Hidden Files

Hidden file and folder names start with a...

 How do I backup / restore / move from one cPanel host to another?

How can I restore my site with old/previous content? Please submit the restore...

 How do I create and delete a cron job?

Cron Jobs run scheduled tasks at specific times. This is good to set up automated maintenance and...

 How do I create and remove and Addon Domain?

How do I create and remove an Addon Domain? An addon domain is a secondary domain hosted on a...

 How do I deny IP address access?

Do you want to stop someone from visiting your website? This tool will block anyone from a...

 How to Connect to the MySQL Database

How to Connect to the MySQL Database Connect via Script Connect Remotely In...

 How to Connect to the MySQL Database Remotely

Configuration Settings Use the following configuration settings for connecting to your database:...

 How to Create/Edit/Delete a File Using the File Manager

You will need to have a basic understanding of how to navigate the File Manager in order to...

 How to Create/Edit/Delete a File Using the File Manager

You will need to have a basic understanding of how to navigate the File Manager in order to...

 How to Find the URL of a File

If you want to share a web file with friends or the public, you first need to determine the path...

 How to Log into Cpanel

Note: Depending on your operating system and web browser, your computer may display the login...

 How to Password Protect One File

This is an advanced design tutorial. If you are a beginner, we recommend using the cPanel...

 How to Set a Cron Job to Use a Specific php.ini File

Some scripts executed with a Cron Job require a specific php.ini file to be used. When...

 How to Upload a File using the File Manager

You can upload your files directly through cPanel using the File Manager. File Manager is a web...

 How to Whitelist Your IP in cPanel for Remote MySQL Access

This tutorial will show you how to whitelist your IP to allow remote MySQL connections for...

 How to add a custom error page

Before you read this article, why not watch the movie tutorial instead? To create a...

 How to backup/restore your MySQL database

If you run a database driven website, it is important to backup your databases, periodically. You...

 How to change DNS zones (MX, CNAME, and A records)

With cPanel 11.25, you now have access to make some of these changes. Note: This effect...

 How to change permissions (chmod) of a file

Permissions can be very important when it comes to hosting your website. Permissions can allow...

 How to change the password of your cPanel account

How to change the password of your cPanel account cPanel Plesk 10 There may be...

 How to create blacklists

You may use Spam Assassin to stop (blacklist) someone from emailing you. Here is a video...

 How to disable anonymous FTP

Anonymous FTP is disabled by default. You will require a Business plan or better to enable...

 How to download a home directory backup

Backups are very important part of maintaining a website. It is important to backup your files on...

 How to import your MySQL database

How can I import a database? Go to phpMyAdmin Click the new database name in the top left...

 How to install a script using Fantastico

Fantastico is a great addition to cPanel, which allows users to install the great open source...

 How to navigate through File Manager

File Manager is an quick and easy way to navigate through you files. To access File Manager:...

 How to park a domain on an addon domain

cPanel has yet to offer this option although it can be done. In order to park a domain on top of...

 How to redirect a subdomain to another page

You might want your sub domain to redirect to another page. To accomplish this, please do the...

 How to remove a script from Fantastico

There may be a time when you would like to remove a script which was installed through Fantastico...

 How to repair a broken database

MySQL queries or tables stop working If you get an error which says, "so-and-so is marked as...

 How to upload to an Addon or Subdomain

How to upload to an Addon or Subdomain Option 1 In a FTP client enter this information.Host =...

 How to use GZip

We support sending gzip files, or gunziping/gzipping files on the shared server. This is not the...

 How to view website statistics in cPanel using AWStats

When you have a website online, you may want to check on how many people are coming to your...

 I accidentally deleted the public_html or www folder

If you delete the www folder, your site should still load properly. If you delete the...

 I already own a hosting package and I want to add a 2nd domain

Please remember that a Hatchling plan cannot add a second domain for hosting. Even domain aliases...

 I created an Addon Domain, why did it say Subdomain added?

Help! I added an addon domain, but cPanel said a subdomain has been created. Please ignore this!...

 I want to create an addon domain but do not want to change my name servers first.

Email a support@signedon.com and request to add one of your domain's current nameservers to...

 I want to set the folder for my addon domain to something outside of public_html.

The cPanel X4 theme will allow you to specify a path outside of public_html.If you do not see...

 If I change my cPanel password, will it affect my other passwords?

The main username and password are the same for cPanel login, FTP login, and MySQL database...

 Image Manager

The Image Manager allows you to view and modify images in your account. You can change the size...

 Incorrect diskspace and information in cPanel

Your cPanel keeps disk space usage for your entire account, email accounts, databases, and other...

 Index Manager

If a directory on a site does not contain an index file, it default behavior is that it will...

 Internal Server Error help, 500 error

Internal Server Error help, 500 error Internal server errors can be caused by a few different...

 Invalid maildirsize error

How to fix the error "invalid maildirsize": Login to your server via FTP or File Manager. Go...

 Latest Visitors

You will find an icon for this in cPanel, under the Logs section. This function will show the...

 Learn cPanel

These are great resources we hope will help:Video Tutorials by cPanelOfficial cPanel User...

 Local, Backup, and Remote Mail Exchanger

This is a setting that tells SignedOn how to handle your incoming emails. We recommend...

 Lost Database Password

If you've forgotten the password to your MySQL database user, you must create a new...

 Mail Folder

SignedOn uses a maildir system, which means that all email boxes and messages are stored as...

 Manual for cPanel

Yes, a manual for cPanel is available. Go here to view it. Even better for beginners...

 Mobile Pushmail, Z-push

Z-Push is an open source, HTTP-based ActiveSync protocol that allows users to sync emails,...

 My new domain is showing a search portal page, or advertising page.

If you recently changed your IP address (i.e. you bought a dedicated IP or an SSL certificate),...

 MySQL database size limit

MySQL database size limit There is no limit for the size of databases.MySQL is only limited to...

 Need to review all the scripts in Fantastico?

To view all the scripts offered inside Fantastico, including each version and support links,...

 None of my CGI scripts are working on the server. How do I get them to work?

None of my CGI scripts are working on the server. How do I get them to work? First, make sure...

 Optimizing Bing Search Frequency

Telling Bing How Often to Crawl Your Website By default, Microsoft Bing sets its own crawl...

 Optimizing Google Web Crawling Frequency

Telling Google How Often To Crawl Your Website Google uses sophisticated algorithms for...

 PHP settings that cannot be changed

Shared, reseller and SEO hosting are shared environments and have certain limits on what you can...

 Park Wrapper Error

When trying to add an addon domain, or parked domain, you might run across a 'Park...

 Password Protect Directories icon

You can password protect directories (folders) via the cPanel control panel, which protects all...

 PhpMyChat

PHPChat is a script that was available through cPAddon, in cPanel. Unfortunately, cPAddons are...

 Please read before creating a Subdomain

Please read before creating a subdomain We do have a video tutorial which will show you how to...

 Please read before creating an Addon Domain

About addon domains Addon Domains are handled like subdomains as far as the server is concerned,...

 Proper MIME types

Mime types tell browsers how to handle specific extensions. For example, the text/html mime type...

 Proxy access for cPanel, WHM, and webmail. Needed to bypass firewalls.

With your Linux Shared Hosting accounts, you have access to a control panel that contains the...

 QuickInstall

QuickInstall QuickInstall, our in-house script auto-installer, is functioning...

 Raw Access Logs

Raw Access Logs allow you to see who has accessed your site without the use of graphs, charts or...

 Removing Folders from the Home Directory

For web developers and administrators, the relocation and removal of files/folders is a task...

 Request a New cPanel Password

Requesting a New cPanel Password If you lost your password, you can change your password...

 Secure Cpanel Login

How Do I Use Shared SSL to Access cPanel? Use https and your IP address, followed by the secure...

 Setting a Cron to Run at a Specific Date and Time

In order to correctly set SignedOn's servers to perform a desired task in the form of a cron at a...

 SignedOn style for cPanel

The SignedOn themed cPanel is only offered to shared webhosting customers. It is not available...

 Style Change in cPanel

Don't like our SignedOn branded cPanel style (using the super-awesome mobile&tablet-ready...

 URL Redirects, How to

Warning: Never create a redirect for domain.com to www.domain.com or from domain.com to...

 Updates in QuickInstall, how to

So, you want to update to the newest version of your program. Let's use WordPress in our...

 Username, how can I change my control panel username?

Username, how can I change my control panel username? Shared Unfortunately, you may not...

 Using Network Tools in cPanel

One of the most useful tools in cPanel that is often overlooked is the Network Tools function....

 Viewing your Disk Space Usage, File Storage

How to view your hosting accounts disk space usage: Login to cPanel, and under Files, click Disk...

 Web page stats outside of cPanel?

Can I make my web statistics public, or viewable by another person? We can create a symlink for...

 Webmail icon

You can check the webmail for any account by logging into domain.com/webmail with the...

 Webmail settings and options

Once logged into webmail, you will have several options available for the individual user....

 What Are Cron Jobs?

A cron job is a Linux command for scheduling a command or script on your server to...

 What Do I Put for the Cron Job Command ?

Linux Web Hosting Linux web hosting includes the following: Shared, Reseller, VPS and Dedicated....

 What happened to the search engine submitter that was in cpanel?

It was removed by cPanel because all search engine submitters are obsolete. The search engines...

 What is Fantastico?

Fantastico De Luxe is the leading auto installer for cPanel servers. With more than 10,000...

 What is a Document Root folder?

The document root is the folder where you keep website files for a domain name. Since cPanel...

 What is a favicon?

The favicon is the favorite icon, used in your browser favorites and bookmarks. You can also see...

 What is a parked domain? How do I create and delete one?

Parked domains are additional domains which you host on your account. They will display the same...

 What is a subdomain name? How do I create and delete one?

What is a subdomain name? How do I create and delete one? It is not always necessary to...

 What is an Addon Domain

What is an Addon Domain? An addon domain is a fully functional domain that can be created from...

 What is hot linking? How do I enable and disable hotlink protection?

What is hot linking? How do I enable and disable hotlink protection? Hot link protection...

 What is the difference between parked, addon, and subdomains?

A subdomain is a second website, with its own unique content, but there is no new...

 What is the path to an addon domain?

The path is public_html/addondomain.com and can be accessed via File Manager or FTP....

 Why can't I log into my cPanel, WHM, or webmail?

Most networks have a firewall setup to block access to the ports required for cPanel, WHM, and...

 Why is my public_html folder suddenly empty?

There can be several reasons for why your files seem to have suddenly disappeared. Deleted...

 WordPress Super Cache plugin

WP Super Cache is a plugin for WordPress that generates static HTML pages from your dynamic...

 cPAddons

CPaddons are no longer available. You will need to use Fantastico De Luxe or QuickInstall for all...

 cPanel Video Tutorials

We have set up step-by-step movies on how to do nearly everything with your account. More videos...

 htaccess long lines

Sometimes when you edit the .htaccess file in cPanel, the lines must wrap and this causes a line...

 phpMyAdmin

Managing Your Database Using phpMyAdmin phpMyAdmin is a tool written in PHP to handle the...

 public_ftp folder

The public_ftp folder is used for storing files which are available with anonymous FTP. You...

 public_html folder

public_html folder The public_html folder is the web root for your primary domain...