Most web hosting packages come included with a number of MySQL databases. Though creating a database is a fairly easy task, managing one can be somewhat complex, especially if you are new to database management. Fortunately, the administration of MySQL databases can be greatly simplify through the use of a software package known as PHPMyAdmin. This user-friendly tool eases the MySQL learning curve, offering the ability to:
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The Apache web server is designed to support a variety of configuration tools that help you manage your site. One of them is the .htaccess file and the other is the IP Deny Manager, a feature integrated into the cPanel control panel. Both are quite similar and can be very useful when it comes to keeping bothersome visitors away from your site. This tutorial will guide you through the process of using the IP Deny Manager within cPanel and how to easily block IP addresses with the .htaccess file.
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These days, web hosting control panels are more than meets the eye. Aside from giving you administrative control over your account, they also offer numerous features that can be put to great use. Webalizer is one of many quality features integrated into the cPanel control panel. This handy application allows you to view and analyze the statistics of your site through a Graphical User Interface, displaying the information in comprehensive charts and tables. This tutorial will go over some of the options you will find in Webalizer.
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Databases are very useful as they allow you to store and easily access vital information. The most popular of all, MySQL databases, are used to provide back-end support for web hosting features that range from shopping cart software to content management systems. Although databases are often automatically created with a one-click installer such as Fantastico, it is still a plus if you know how to manually create them for other purposes. This tutorial will show you how to do just that from within cPanel.
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Backing up your website data is crucial as you never know when something might go wrong. Although the web host normally takes measures to backup data, you should never put the fate of your important information in someone else’s hands. Who knows, a disaster might occur that takes down their entire network. If something like this happens, your data is gone with no way to recover it – unless you perform regular backups. Contrary to popular belief, performing backups of your website data isn’t difficult at all, especially when relying on a feature-rich control panel.
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There are many blogging platforms to choose from, but WordPress is one of the most popular and often considered the best. Bloggers flock to WordPress because it is easy to use, search engine friendly and inexpensive. In fact, this platform is free when signing up for an account at wordpress.com and typically included at no additional cost when purchasing a web hosting plan.
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