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Category: Tips & Tricks

My Website is down, what next?

It’s happened to most of us, you just launched a marketing campaign and went to check your sales and your website is a blank white screen! If it hasn’t happened to you yet, read on. Hosting outages can send you into panic mode, especially if you run an e-commerce website. The loss of potential income can send you into a frenzy and keep you on hold with your hosting company for hours at a time – to quote …

Anatomy of a Support Ticket

We’ve all had to ask for help at some point, usually when we are ready to have a moment like the crew in the movie “Office Space” going to town on that jammed printer. Then, when we have to submit a support ticket, it can be frustrating to explain everything and go back and forth with questions and answers before the support team is able to start problem solving and help you. Knowing what the …

Drupal 9: Focusing on innovation

Everyone gets excited when their favorite software gets an update! The Drupal Community is currently abuzz about the release of Drupal 9. Wondering what the big deal is? Let’s talk about Drupal and the new improvements. The Drupal project was started 20 years ago by Dries Buytaert in his college dorm room as one of the world’s first Open-Source Content Management Systems. Online years before WordPress or Joomla, …

Keeping your CMS safe and secure

Website security is one of the most important aspects of running an online presence. A hacked website can lead to countless hours of debugging and repair, loss of income, to loss of credibility and lawsuits. With over 30,000 new small business website hacks a day and numerous corporation breaches, not a day goes by without a compromised site showing up in the news. Over the past decade, hackers have targeted the top three open-source Content Management Systems: 

How to Add Email to Your iPhone

If you have an email address with your own domain name, you need to be able to access those emails on the go. According to Statista.com, there are approximately more than 100 million iPhone users in the United States. In the past, if you had an email account set up with a personalized domain name, you would be required to either log into Webmail to check your email or connect your email to a 3rd …

How to Install Magento eCommerce Software for Your Business

If you’re looking for an eCommerce Solution for your business, installing Magento using cPanel is much easier than you think. What is Magento? No, not the metal-manipulating Super Villain from the X-Men comics. Magento is one of the most popular open-source eCommerce platforms for businesses on the internet. Built on the Zend Framework and written in PHP, Magento is the “world’s leading platform for open commerce innovation.” Magento Partners include a diverse portfolio of small, medium, and large businesses across the …

Using cPanel Webmail for Branded Email Accounts

You need a professional email address for your business, and here’s how to make that happen with cPanel webmail. Putting your best foot forward as both an individual and a business can start with something as simple as having a professional-looking email address. For a bit of context- think back to the email address you had in high school or college. How many of you had a favorite movie or band or sports team in …

SafeAdmin Certification and You

When someone is looking for a mechanic, it can be hard to know whom you can trust to do the work using the best practices available for a fair price. Finding a System Administrator often carries some similar challenges. Certifications are one way to show that a Sysadmin is up to date on the best way to secure data and administer servers. cPanel is now offering SafeAdmin certification as a way to appraise a technician’s existing set of skills, representing …

cPanel Application Manager and App Deployment 101

Researching another piece I’ve been writing, I realized that I was grossly unfamiliar with a portion of the cPanel & WHM product. For a bit of background, I’ve been using cPanel & WHM for about nine years now, mostly from the end user and system administrator perspectives. Admittedly, I am not a developer, nor do I pretend to be one. Between you and me, I have immense respect for developers and the dark arts magic that …

Building cPanel Web Hosting on Amazon AWS

Let’s say you need to find hosting for multiple web applications with cPanel backend access so clients cannot access each other’s backends. What can you do to create a secure hosting environment without paying for several different hosting accounts? Why not host it yourself?! Disclaimer: If you have one or two lightweight websites, this probably isn’t the most cost-effective route to go. However, if you are currently paying to host several websites and …