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Questions tagged [cpanel]

cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, resellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser.

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Website is under maintenance - how to restrict access?

Currently, my website is under maintenance. I want to be the only person who's able to access/view the website online until I finish maintenance. How to set restrictions to others? I hate stalkers.
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How do I prevent access to an add-on domain's root directory from main hosting domain name

I have an add-on domain in my cPanel website. The root directory for it is under the root of the hosting. How can I prevent access through the main domain? For example, addondomain.com is configured ...
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with PHP: How to restrict access from one Addon domain to another?

With some hostings (000webhost, ovh, active24 and several other hosting, which DOESNT USE cPanel), when you add a new domain, an entirely separate public_html is created and a separate FTP login. But ...
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404 when accessing website from IP address on VPS

I bought a new VPS from Softlayer and I'm having some issues configuring it. I haven't pointed the name servers to it yet. The problem I'm having is, through WHM, I added a new account and it was ...
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How to grep (or find) on cPanel?

How can I search for a specific string (function name or a variable name) in my files which are in various directories under cPanel file manager? I have been using a library directory and functions ...
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Why am I getting cgi-sys/defaultwebpage.cgi coming up when I browse my webpage?

I've recently set up a website with a smaller hosting company. The plan has a dedicated IP. They sent me emails to say it's all set up, but now their support channels are all unresponsive even though ...
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How can my site detect mobile phones and switch visitors to a mobile Domain?

My Question is that when user enter the website: http://www.example.com then they will just go to automatically to http://www.example.mobi how can i do this .. is their any technique behind that. ...
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How to easily delete all email forwarders in cPanel?

I know that I can import a list of email forwarders using CPanel, but how can I delete a list? I want to manage 300+ addresses - as a membership list for my organization. I want to be able to delete ...
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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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Open-Source cPanel alternative?

Are there any decent (i.e. stable and mature enough to use on paying clients) open-source alternatives to the cPanel web hosting control panel system? I'm fine with paying for it, but it must be open-...
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Should I enable CloudFlare through cPanel, or set it up directly via cloudflare.com?

CloudFlare is a great free CDN. Some CloudFlare web hosting partners support activating CloudFlare directly from within cPanel. Is this the recommended way of doing so? What are the pros and cons ...
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Why won't webmail receive emails from outside my domain?

I'm new to GoDaddy Linux cPanel web hosting. I've created multiple email accounts @my-domain using cPanel. These addresses can send mail successfully to each other and also to any other email account ...
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Can I delete .ftpquota file on server or not

I'm just doing upgrades alongside some cleaning on my server [cpanel], can I delete this file? does it harm my system or just resets (automatically gets created again with 0 0)?
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Registered domain on GoDaddy, pointed to Cloudflare - cannot Addon domain to my hosting

My goal: Buy domain on Godaddy, point it to Cloudflare nameservers, utilize Cloudflare functionality, and serve the content from my existing hosting provider. The Problem: Adding the domain in my ...
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How do you create a subdomain on Hostgator?

I want to create a subdomain in Hostgator and to do it I go in cpanel to subdomains and give the name I want and leave the root directory to default value but when its created its only available ...
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How does CPanel create subdomains?

I obviously know how to create subdomains via CPanel but does anyone know what exact method CPanel uses to achieve this?
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When multiple developers use cPanel, can they get individual passwords that prevent them from uploading into each other's directories?

I have multiple developers working on my cPanel account simultaneously. I want to assign them individual directories to work. I would need to be able to secure other directories from the developers ...
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Force ssl - 301 redirect not working

I created a 301 redirect in my cPanel to force ssl. It is not working. The last two lines were created with the cpanel for the redirect. RewriteOptions inherit # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule ...
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Only I can access my hosted website! [closed]

Problem Background I have bought a domain from bigrock.com and hosted website on their server. Initially, I was not able to access my site with its name e.g.: www.sitename.com, but it was ...
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How to setup a failover using 2x shared hosting packages

I have purchased 2 shared hosting packages that are separated servers. I want to mirror these and setup a IP fail-over system, so when SiteA becomes unreachable then SiteB is used instead. It might ...
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Website hacked, cpanel password not encrypted?

Yesterday I found out that all the websites that are hosted on my webhosting site were hacked. I tried to change my password, and unbelievably, I COULD SEE my password there. This means my password is ...
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My wordpress site blacklisted as malware by Google

Two years ago I've built a small Wordpress site for a friend of mine, and some weeks ago I got a warning mail from my ISP, about a worldwide attack to Joomla, Wordpress... (well, more or less, it was ...