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 .htaccess tutorial

  Part 1 - Introduction In this guide you will find out about the .htaccess file and the power it has to improve your website. Although .htaccess is only a file, it can change settings on the servers and allow you to do many different...


 Create FTP Accounts in DirectAdmin

Creating FTP Accounts To create an FTP account, first click on the "FTP Menu" icon in the main control panel screen. You will see a list of current FTP accounts that looks something like this: Default FTP Account The default FTP...


 HTML - The Basics

  This tutorial includes the following sections: Part 1 - Your First Page Part 2 - Adding Text Part 3 - Positioning Text Part 4 - Hyperlinks and Bookmarks Part 5 - Images & Backgrounds   Part 1 Introduction HTML is the...


 How do I connect with SFTP?

As concerns about privacy and confidentiality increase, implementing a reliable method for the secure transfer of data has become a critical business process.SFTP is the secure, encrypted implementation of FTP. It provides completely...


 How to make a backup of your website

This section covers choosing what to save, creating backups, storing backups, and restoring your site from a backup.  We suggest that larger sites backup their data at least once weekly, while smaller sites should back up every 2-4...


 How to unblock your IP address

Your websites need to be protected from all types of bad people. From spammers to hackers, they all seem interested in your website. This is why our servers have security measures in place preventing, hopefully, any problem. It is a...


 PHP Version Selection

  All our servers currently support (i.e. are capable of running) PHP 5.6 and PHP 7.2. The default version is 7.2.x but you can follow the directions below to use PHP 5.6.X instead. PHP 5.6.x  will be phased out from our servers as it...


 Resolving FTP problems

Resolving problems with a blocked FTP portAs explained in related knowledgebase articles, the default command port for FTP connections is port 21, so, it's important to check if your ISP is not blocking the access to that port. To check...


 Uploading files to your website

You can begin uploading files to your hosting account now by using one of two methods: an FTP Client DirectAdmin integrated File Manager More information regarding FTP (File Transfer Protocol) can be found on this page.   FTP...


 What is FTP

What is an FTP port? The FTP, or the File Transfer Protocol, makes it possible for users to exchange files between their personal computers and remote servers with the help of specialized software tools called FTP clients. Through FTP...


 What is PHP?

Short for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor, an open source, server-side, HTML embedded scripting language used to create dynamic Web pages. In an HTML document, PHP script (similar syntax to that of Perl or C ) is enclosed within special PHP...


 What is the path to perl?

When you need the path to perl for your scripts, use the following: /usr/bin/perl


 What is the path to sendmail?

When you need the path to sendmail for your scripts, use the following: /usr/sbin/sendmail