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 Custom error pages

To create a custom error page for your account, please login to cPanel and click Error Pages,...

 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 dot. Examples: .htaccess .htpasswd .fantasticodata...

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

 How do I create a MySQL database, a user, and then delete if needed?

Your cPanel allows you to easily create a MySQL database, create database users, and assign...

 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 an Addon Domain?

An addon domain is a secondary domain hosted on a cPanel account. Addon domains typically have...

 How do I use shared SSL to access cPanel ?

Use https and our IP address, followed by the secure port number:...

 How to Connect to the MySQL Database

Host name = localhost (literally put localhost) Database name = (cpanelUsername_databaseName)...

 How to Password Protect One File

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

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

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

 How to change the password of your cPanel account

There may be times where you would like to change the password of your account. It is...

 How to create blacklists

You may use Spam Assassin to stop (blacklist) someone from emailing you. Login to cPanel and...

 How to create/edit/delete a file using the File Manager

There may be times when you wish to create, edit, or delete a file or folder in your account....

 How to download a home directory backup

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

 How to generate/download a full backup

If you would like to download the backup from cPanel (easiest way), please do the following:...

 How to import your MySQL database

Go to phpMyAdmin Click the new database name in the top left (optional) Click Import in...

 How to log into cPanel

cPanel is used for managing your web hosting account and available on all Webbyklet Linux...

 How to upload a file using the File Manager

You may want to upload your files directly through cPanel. You can do this through the File...

 How to use GZip

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

 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 want to add a 2nd domain.

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

 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...

 Incorrect diskspace and information in cPanel

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

 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...

 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 cPanel Official cPanel User Manual

 Lost database password

Forgot your database's password? You must create a new user with a new password. Do not worry,...

 MySQL database size limit

There is no limit for the size of databases. MySQL is only limited to the size of your cPanel's...

 Password Protect Directories icon

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

 Proper MIME types

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

 QuickInstall

QuickInstall, our in-house script auto-installer, is functioning on all shared and reseller...

 Style Change in cPanel

Don't like our Hostgator branded cPanel style. Don't worry you won't hurt our feelings. This...

 URL redirect, how to create

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

 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.

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

 What are Cron Jobs?

A cron job is a Linux command for scheduling a task to be executed sometime in the future. This...

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

It is not always necessary to register a new domain name when the one you already own will work...

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

Hot link protection prevents other websites from directly linking to files and pictures on your...

 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...

 public html folder

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

 public_ftp folder

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