Category Archive: Advanced

Files that could be executed with crontab – allowed file extensions

There are no specific file types that can or cannot be executed from your account. During our tests, the three most commonly used scripts showed excellent cron job compatibility. These are PHP, Perl/CGI and bash scripts – with the corresponding extensions *.php, *.pl and *.sh, respectively. The most important thing to remember is that files …

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What is Crontab?

The Cron Daemon runs on Unix based Operating Systems and, in essence, is closely similar to the Windows Task Scheduler. It allows you to post your own ‘magic rules’ for the useful, time sparing automation of any of the scripts you will be working with. Cron is what enables users to schedule jobs which run …

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I want to create multiple usernames/passwords for a certain directory, how do I do this?

There is a tool that allows you to set password protection for a specific folder. Just go to the Advanced > Admin tools > Password Protection section of the Web Hosting Control Panel. Here enter the username and the corresponding login password.  Click on the “New Password Protected Area”. Then, select your domain from “Hostname” …

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How to activate ionCube PHP Loader / Zend optimizer for my account?

You might need to activate the ionCube PHP Loader / Zend Optimizer for your scripts to work properly. Please note that this can be done via the php.ini file for your account. You can easily manage the php.ini file from the PHP Configuration menu in the hosting Control Panel (Advanced > PHP Configuration). There are …

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Redirecting/forwarding a website – URL redirection

There are different ways for you to redirect a domain to another one or, in general, one URL to another. Most of the available options are explained in this article: 1. Using our URL Redirection tool In your Web Hosting Control Panel you will find the URL Redirection section (Advanced > Admin Tools > URL Redirection), from where …

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