Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Using the Softaculous Apps Installer in cPanel

 Softaculous is a time and hassle-saving, automatic script installer that is open source.

It will enable users to install and configure a multitude of commercial - open-source hosting apps with just a few clicks of your mouse.

It has 380+ scripts, 1115 PHP classes classes (templates of objects), and the company says Softaculous is the most used in the web hosting industry

Using the User Manager with cPanel

 The User Manager tool in cPanel supports a variety of options to manage service settings for e-mail, FTP, changing security credentials, subaccounts and Web Disk from one convenient interface

How to Change the Language in cPanel

 This feature allows you to choose the view in cPanel to 4 different languages, English, Spanish, German, Russian

There is a wide selection of other languages available if you prefer to use an alternative.

Note: When you change the interface’s language, the system sets a cookie in your browser that expires after one year.

Using the Password Interface within cPanel

Preferences > Password and Security

This feature allows you to create or change your password in your web hosting cPanel account

Using Different MIME Types in cPanel

 MIME types relay information to the browser about how to view different file extensions and new file types as they become available.

MIME stands for Multi-purpose Internet Mail Extensions.

MIME types form a standard way of classifying file types on the Internet.

Creating Apache Handlers in cPanel

 Apache handlers control how the Apache web server software manages certain file types and extensions for your site. Apache comes configured to handle HTML and SHTML files , CGI scripts and server-parsed files (SSI).

Using the Custom Error Page Interface in cPanel

 Custom error pages or 404 Not Found Page are displayed when a user enters a wrong URL, an outdated URL or when the user is not authorized to access a specific directory of your website

The Error Pages feature allows you to define custom error pages for any HTTP status code

Using the Indexes Interface in cPanel

 Use the Indexes feature to define how your website displays a specific directory index, or to disable the index display for a directory

When a directory is accessed rather than a specific page on your Website. Your Browser typically displays the directory’s index page.
If no index page exists (home page), the Browser will then display a list of the files in that directory.

Use the Indexes interface to define how your website displays a specific directory’s index to all visitors
Or to completely disable the index display for a directory.

Using the Track DNS feature in cPanel

 This network tool allows a user to find out information about any domain name or run a traceroute to your website from your location

Setting up Cron Jobs in cPanel

 A cron job is a Linux command used for scheduling tasks that the system runs at predefined times or intervals. 

This is normally used to schedule a job that is executed periodically. These are scheduled tasks that the system runs at predefined times or intervals. Allows cPanel users to automate repetitive tasks

Monday, September 19, 2022

Search Engine Optimization Ranking Factors


SEO Ranking Factors

Google's Search Engine Optimization Ranking Factors are the elements of your web pages that Google's algorithm takes into consideration when deciding how websites rank in the search results for a given search query.

Domain Names
Meta Tags - Title
Internal Links - External Links

Using the MultiPHP Manager for cPanel

 In this interface, you can manage the PHP version or pool option of any virtual host.

The system PHP version refers to version of PHP that functions as the global default for all accounts.

Only the system administrator can set the system PHP version. Any primary domain that is set to Inherit uses the system PHP version.

For more information, read cPanel's PHP Inheritance documentation.

What is the Optimize Website option in cPanel


Software > Optimize Website

The Optimize Website feature allows you to configure your website to automatically compress specified types of content within Visitors browsers

Using the WordPress Manager by Softaculous in cPanel

 WordPress Manager

Manage all your WordPress installation in one place

WordPress Manager is a utility to Manage all your WordPress installation in one place. WordPress Manager allows you to update several settings for your WordPress installation without even having to login to WordPress admin panel.

Using the SSL TLS Status Interface in cPanel

 This cPanel feature lets you view, upgrade, or renew your domain names Secure Sockets Layer SSL certificates

For more information on "Managing AutoSSL" see cPanel's AutoSSL

For more information about how SSL/TLS verifies server identities to protect your websites, see cPanel's Guide to SSL

What is and Using the ModSecurity Interface in cPanel

 ModSecurity In cPanel

cPanel & WHM includes many features that help web hosts and site administrators to repel bad bots, including the ModSecurity web application firewall (WAF).

Automated attack bots bombard web apps with malicious requests as soon they go online.

Attackers target every website and ecommerce store eventually, hoping to find a vulnerability they can exploit to inject code, misuse resources, or steal data.

Managing SSL Certificates with cPanels SSL/TLS Interface

 With These features it will allow you to generate and manage SSL certificates, signing requests, and keys, which enhance your website security

They are useful for websites that regularly work with sensitive information, such as login credentials and credit card numbers. Encryption protects Visitors’ communications from malicious users.

Using the IP Blocker in cPanel

 The IP Blocker feature allows you to block access to your hosting account for one or more IP addresses or even fully qualified domain names

Blocking IP Addresses

How to block and unblock IP addresses from accessing your site using the cPanel IP Blocker

Although our Hosting packages already have a firewall installed to detect potentially malicious behavior and automatically blocks those IP addresses.

SSH Access Interface in cPanel

 With this feature it provides information about how to connect to another web server via the SSH (secure shell) network protocol

Many modern operating systems, such as macOS and Linux distributions, include SSH.

Using Awstats in cPanel

 Awstats is a third-party program that produces visual statistics about Visitors to your website

By using the Advanced Web Statistics (AWStats) software

All statistics programs work basically the same.
They collect the data the web server log files and display the information in easy to read graphs and lists.
There are two website visitor statistics programs available in cPanel. They are AWStats and Webalizer.

Using the Bandwidth feature in cPanel

 The Bandwidth interface displays bandwidth usage information in several sets of graphs

Each graph contains information about bandwidth usage over a specific period of time.

The graphs display bandwidth information in six categories:

  • • HTTP - Web traffic
  • • POP3 - Email that you retrieved from your accounts on the server
  • • IMAP - Email that you retrieved from your accounts on the server
  • • FTP - File transfers
  • • SMTP - Email that your accounts sent
  • • Total (showing all services)

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

How to View the Error Logs in cPanel

 How to View the Error Logs in cPanel

This feature displays up to 300 of the most recent entries in Apaches error logs for your web pages, in reverse chronological order.

Error details

The interface includes entries in the
/usr/local/apache/logs/suexec_log file
/usr/local/apache/logs/error_log file

Using the Visitors tool in cPanel

 Metrics > Visitors

This interface displays detailed information about recent visits to your website. It can generate a wide variety of traffic reports


It also helps you locate and fix Errors, such as missing pages or broken links.

If your server runs Apache®, this interface displays entries from the following files, where "domainname" represents your actual domain name:

SSL - /var/log/apache2/domlogs/

Non-SSL - /usr/local/apache/domlogs/domainname

The Dynamic DNS Feature and cPanel

 Use this cPanel feature to utilize the Domain Name System (DNS) to resolve a host-name that exists on an external network with a dynamic IP address.

dynamic IP address will change, while a static IP address will stay the same.

This feature lets you manage your network devices without the need to constantly update the settings when ever the IP address changes.

Using the DNS Zone Editor feature in cPanel

 DNS converts human-readable domain names (for example, example.com) to computer-readable IP Addresses.

https://rshweb.com could convert to

DNS relies on zone records that exist on your server to map domain names to IP addresses.

With the Zone Editor interface you can create, edit, and delete DNS Domain Name System Zones record

Using the Redirects Interface in cPanel

 Setting up a 301 Domain Name or Website Redirect with cPanel

The Redirects feature allows you to send all of the visitors of a domain name or specific web page to a different domain or page

Creating a Redirect for your Website in cPanel is fairly easy

Setting Up Domain Aliases in cPanel

Aliases are additional Domains that point to the same website as your account's primary domain name. This feature is useful if you would like to have several domains with different extensions pointed to your website, for example - rshweb.com, rshweb.net, rshweb.info.

Using the Subdomain Interface in cPanel

 This feature in cPanel allows you to create, manage and delete Subdomains for your hosting account.

A subdomain is a subsection of your website that sometimes exists as a subdirectory of your public_html (document root) directory or your account’s home directory.

Subdomains use a prefix in conjunction with the domain name.

Managing Addon Domains in cPanel

 Note: We deprecated this interface in cPanel & WHM version 100, and we removed this interface in version 106. Use the Domains interface to manage addon domains.

Addon Domains allow you to control multiple domains from a single account. An addon domain links a new domain name to a directory in your account, and then stores its files in that directory.

Using Webalizer in cPanel

 Webalizer is a website traffic analyzing tool which represents the data graphically of your visitors to your website.

For more information about Webalizer, visit the Webalizer website.

To view all of the possible configuration options for Webalizer, read Webalizer’s Configuration Files documentation.

Also see the Webalizer FAQ's pages for more information

Tuesday, September 13, 2022

Complete Business Web Hosting Services For Any Size Business

 When you select our hosting services, your account will come with loaded options such as custom email accounts, free Domain Names, free SSL Certs. 

Along with E-commerce software, blog apps, custom error pages, cPanel, Softaculous, and many other add-ons designed to make your life easier.

What is a robots.txt file

 robots.txt file

A robots.txt file is a text file that tells web robots (also known as spiders or crawlers) which pages on your website to crawl and which to ignore.

When a robot crawls a website, it reads the robots.txt file to check for instructions on which pages it should crawl and which it should ignore.

Tips and Tricks for macOS


With plenty of features you may never stumble upon.

macOS is a Unix operating system developed and marketed by Apple Inc. since 2001

Make the most of Mac OS with these great tips, tricks and keyboard shortcuts

Monday, September 12, 2022

How to Manage your Domains in cPanel

With this cPanel Domain feature, you can create or manage all your domain names from a single hosting account

To create a domain name, perform the following steps:

Click Create a New Domain. A new interface will appear.

Using the Site Publisher Interface with cPanel

 This feature allows you to quickly create a simple website from a pre-made template

When you use this interface, you will select an appropriate template for your website, and then enter the website content that the template requests.

For example, you can use this interface to create a simple website with your business’s information, or to create a placeholder page while you prepare a more elaborate website.

How to use the MySQL Database Interface with cPanel

 This feature will guide you through the setup of MySQL database, user accounts, and user privileges

We recommend that you use this Wizard to create your first database and user.

To create additional databases or users, you can also use the MySQL Databases interface

Using the MySQL Database Interface in cPanel

 With this interface you can create, manage, and delete MySQL databases and database users for your website

Using the phpMyAdmin Feature in cPanel

 phpMyAdmin is a third-party tool that you can use to create, modify, or delete records in a MySQL database

For example, you can use phpMyAdmin to add or delete records in a MySQL database.

For more information about how to use phpMyAdmin, visit the phpMyAdmin website.

Using the File and Directory Restoration Interface in cPanel

 This feature allows you to restore items from local backup sources, you can enter a path or browse through files and directories to access backups.

The File and Directory Restoration interface

This interface contains two sections, Files and Directories and Backups. The Files and Directories section shows the files and directories that contain backups. The backups will appear in the Backups section.

Setting up and Using Git Version Control in cPanel

 This feature allows you to host Git repositories to maintain any set of files on your cPanel account

You can use Git to maintain any set of files (for example, a website’s files and assets, a software development project, or simple text files).

For more information, read cPanel's How to Set Up Git documentation and Git’s Documentation.

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