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WordPress Tips, Tricks and Advice

Addon Domains (10)

When allowed by your web host, an addon domain allows a new domain name to link to a subdirectory of your account. The addon domain’s files will be stored in a subdirectory of your public_html folder. Creating an addon domain gives you the ability to control multiple domains from a single account.

Advanced DNS Zone Editor (8)

DNS is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (such as into computer-readable IP addresses (such as

Backup (12)

The Backups area provides a basic interface for downloading and storing all or some of the website’s files, databases, forwarders and filters. This tool may be useful for more experienced users who wish to expedite the backup process.

Backup Wizard (6)

The Backup Wizard is a user-friendly interface for creating a backup of the entire site, a partial backup, or allowing a site restoration from the last backup saved. This tool may be useful to new users.

CGI Centre (24)

Short for “Common Gateway Interface,” CGI lets a web server run pieces of software called scripts. cPanel’s CGI Center provides CGI scripts that can do many useful things for your website, like create a guestbook, clock, hit counter, countdown clock, and banner ads.

Control Panel (38)

cPanel Control System

cPanel Advanced (16)

The following documents describe the features located in the cPanel Advanced box.

Databases (10)

The following documents describe the features located in the cPanel Databases box.

Disk Space Usage (4)

This function shows you information about the available free space for your website.

Error Codes and Quick Fixes (2)

The status of a URL when a visitor tries to access it, and include error messages that result when visitors encounter problems on a website. The codes are three-digit numbers

FTP Accounts (10)

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol and is another method of website file management.

Logs (16)

The following documents describe the features in the cPanel Logs area.

Mail (16)

How to manage your Email system and settings.

MySQL® Databases (22)

Databases offer a method for managing large amounts of information easily over the web. They are necessary to run many web-based applications such as bulletin boards, content management systems, and online retail shops. If you need to create a database as well as the account that will access it, we recommend using the MySQL Database Wizard

Parked Domains (10)

Parked domains function as pointing devices. When a user enters the address for a parked domain, it redirects to the main domain on which it is parked.

Raw Access Logs (4)

Raw access logs are text files that contain information about your visitors and what content on your website they have accessed.

Redirects (6)

This feature allows for the redirection of users visiting a particular page. This can be useful when redirecting a short URL to a necessarily long URL.

Security (34)

The following documents describe the features of the cPanel Security box.

Simple DNS Zone Editor (6)

DNS is the component of the Internet which converts human-readable domain names (such as into computer-readable IP addresses (such as

Software and Services (18)

Additional Software and Services

Subdomains (8)

A sub-domain is a subsection of your website that exists as a sub-directory in your public_html folder.

Web Disk (16)

cPanel offers a Web Disk application where files can be managed and manipulated using your operating system’s interface. Newer users may be most comfortable with this file management method. The Web Disk uses your computer’s operating system for file manipulation. Accessing the web disk will open a window on your computer, allowing new files to be moved, deleted, or added to the server, just as you would manage files on your personal computer.

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