cPanel Functions: Awstats

Awstats provides you with stats on site traffic using the Advanced Web Statistics software, which gives you information about how users access your website. Follow these instructions to access these statistics. 1. From your cPanel, in the Metrics section, click Awstats.   2. Click View next to the domain you want to review statistics for. […]

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cPanel Functions: Backups

Each application in your cPanel allows you to customize your website, empowering it with email capabilities and aliases, giving you access to unlimited storage through an FTP server, and protecting your domain through backups and advanced protective software. If you have any questions, or would like to learn about an application not listed, email Learning Design […]

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cPanel Functions: Bandwidth

Bandwidth is essentially the Internet usage of your site. Every Internet connection has limited bandwidth, or connection to the Internet. If you have many users trying to download a large amount of information at the same time, it’ll require a lot of bandwidth space, which will cause the Internet connection to be very slow. Imagine […]

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cPanel Functions: Cron Jobs

Cron Jobs is an application that allows you to automatically schedule routine tasks in your website. Tasks such as deleting old files or forwarding a contact list can be automated to run on a preset schedule. The downside to Cron Jobs is that you need some coding knowledge in order to use the application; however, […]

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cPanel Functions: Databases

Some Web applications request access to a database connected with your website so they can retrieve data. A database stores computer data for efficient retrieval. When visitors enter your site, they need to retrieve posts and photos, and a database organizes your data and makes it easy to access. SQL is the language a computer […]

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cPanel Functions: Email Accounts

You can create email accounts using your domain name. In this section, we’ll discuss: Creating a Domain-Based Email Connecting Domain-Based Email to a Desktop or Laptop Client Configuring an iPad to Receive Domain Email Creating an Email Forwarder Email Encryption Creating a Domain-Based Email 1. From your cPanel in the Email section, click Email Accounts.   […]

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cPanel Functions: File Manager

Using File Manager, you can upload, download, edit, and delete files from your website. If you are using a CMS such as WordPress or Drupal, you will generally not want to to manipulate your files through here. WordPress and Drupal allow you to edit and upload files such as images and posts. If you are […]

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cPanel Functions: FTP Accounts

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, which is the ability to transfer files between computers. Creating an FTP account allows you to give limited access to other peopel so they can upload files to your website that you can use later to build your website. These files are uploaded to your File Manager. FTP is […]

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cPanel Functions: Images

The cPanel has three different tools to help you manage the pictures you put on your website. These tools allow you to speed up your site. The smaller an image is, the faster your site is able to pull up that image. Thumbnailer – Resizes and entire directory of images into thumbnails and stores then […]

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cPanel Functions: Password Changes

cPanel, like all other programs, allows users to change their passwords for the different applications you’ve installed. Before you change any passwords through cPanel, log in to your cPanel. 1. In the Web Applications section of your cPanel, click your blog link.   2. The different applications you installed appear in the My Applications tab. […]

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