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How to fix your cPanel theme Sometimes account transfers can bring unknown "cPanel themes" into our hosting. This can cause errors that make cPanel users unable to log in, send emails or upload files. If you're on a shared, business, or reseller hosting package, please...

Flushing your DNS cache on your local computer can ensure that you're pulling the most current version of a website. In this article, we will review the simplest methods to flush your DNS cache for various operating systems. Windows 2000 / Windows XP Open up a command prompt...

By default, audio functionality is disabled on a Window Server 2008. However, in this guide, we will cover how to enable this so that you can listen to audio from your server. Please note that this has only been tested using the Remote Desktop Connection application in...

Web Host Manager, or WHM is a fantastic interface that houses a collection of tools to manage your server and any websites that are hosted on your server. In this article we will briefly cover the functions that are available through WHM. Each item can be searched in WHM 's...

The Statistics panel in cPanel is a collection of various stats from your cPanel account. This panel's location can vary depending on which cPanel theme and the version you're using. However, this panel is located on the right side of your cPanel interface in the Basic theme...

The Software section provided in cPanel grants you access to install new software for your site and manage currently installed software. Let's go over each of the icons and what they can do for your site. Cloudflare The CloudFlare interface allows you to manage if CloudFlare...

These definitions should help you understand most of the options you see in your WHM reseller account. Server Configuration Basic cPanel & WHM Setup – Displays your basic server settings Change Root Password – Changes your root password Configure cPanel Cron Jobs – Allows...

The Preferences section in cPanel allows you to customize your cPanel experience by modifying settings such as the language and the cPanel theme used. In this article, we will briefly go over each option that is available in this section. You can change your account password...

The Metrics section, previously known as the Logs section, is where you can find comprehensive information regarding the status/traffic of websites associated with your cPanel account. You can also find error-related information here as well, along with other metrics that...

The Database section in cPanel allows you to administer every aspect of your MySQL database. Using this interface, you can do things such as create new databases, add users to existing databases, and manage database tables, to name a few. It is suggested to create all-new...

The Advanced section in cPanel allows users to set up and manage more advanced functionality for their website(s). This article will go over a brief explanation of the icons found in the Advanced section of cPanel. This interface will allow you to create custom crons to help...

How do I Create a Downloadable File in cPanel? You may find that you need to make a file available to download through your website in some instances. Essentially the file would first need to be uploaded to your website, and then you'll need to make sure that the permissions...

Creating Mail Distribution Lists can help save time when you need to send an email to multiple people at once. Let's take a look at how to create a distribution list in ZPanel. Please note that you'll need to be logged into your ZPanel admin area before continuing. How Do I...

A website has many resource records assigned to it. These are used to identify specific locations within the server for different services. For example, when you log into your mail, you can use the URL webmail.yourdomainname.com. The server looks for the DNS record...

Change Windows Hostname This article will cover how to change a Windows hostname running the following operating systems: Windows Server 2008 R2 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2016 Please note that you'll need to be logged into your server before proceeding. Windows...

How To Change Your SSH Port Changing your SSH port can be a crucial step when securing your VPS against potential malicious activity. This article will cover the process of changing your server's SSH port. You'll need to be logged into your server via SSH. If you're not sure...