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 Accessing my cPanel

You can use two methods to access your cPanel, either via the Hosting Australia Client Area or...

 Change cPanel Password

You can change your cPanel password, via the Hosting Australia client area. Changing cPanel...

 Adding Google Verification to Your DNS

If you need to edit your DNS records for a website or service hosted on Hosting Australia's...

 Addon Domains

An addon domain allows you to access more than one domain from your cPanel. This saves a great...

 Aliases (Parked) Domains

Domain aliases make your website available from another domain name. For example, you can...

 Backups - Full

This article explains how to take a complete backup of your website, which includes:All Site...

 Backups - Overview

From the main page in CPanel, click on the Backups link. This can be found under the Files...

 Change PHP Variables/Settings

Hosting Australia servers run a default version of PHP, which has been deemed stable and secure...

 Change PHP Version

Hosting Australia servers run a default version of PHP, which has been deemed stable and secure...

 Change PHP Version - Deprecated method.

PLEASE NOTE THIS METHOD IS NOW DEPRECATED AND UNSUPPORTED AND MAY NO LONGER APPLY TO YOUR HOSTING...

 Change PHP Version for Sub Domain

If you have multiple websites running under your hosting account and need to set an older or new...

 Configuring CPANEL for O365

To set up Microsoft Office 365, login to cPanel, then add/update the following DNS records for...

 Cron jobs

Cron jobs allow you to automate certain commands or scripts on your site. You can set a command...

 Default Address

A Catchall address is your default email address. If someone tries to send an email to an email...

 Disable ModSecurity

ModSecurity is a web application firewall that can work either embedded or as a reverse proxy....

 Domains Aliases(Parked), Add On Domains & Sub Domains

From your cPanel, you have the option to add additional domains you may own, onto your hosting...

 Edit DNS records

DNS converts domain names into computer-readable IP addresses. Use this feature to manage DNS...

 Email accounts - Changing passwords, adding & removing accounts

Resetting Email Account Password See THIS page. Adding/Creating New Email Accounts See THIS...

 Error Pages

Nobody likes seeing an error page, but having a customised error page can give the visitor a more...

 FTP Accounts

File Transfer Protocol (FTP) is a network protocol for transferring copies of files from one...

 File Manager

File Manager can be used to upload files to your account, delete files, change file permissions,...

 Forwarders

A forwarder, or email redirect, is useful if you have multiple email addresses. This ensures that...

 Frontpage Extensions

FrontPage extensions are no longer supported by Microsoft, nor Hosting Australia. The extension...

 Hotlink Protection

Hotlink protection is important for any website. It prevents people from linking directly to...

 IP Blocker

This feature will allow you to block a range of IP addresses to prevent them from accessing your...

 Index Manager

The “Index Manager” allows you to customize the way a directory appears when no index files...

 MySQL Databases

Manage large amounts of information over the web easily. MySQL databases are necessary to run...

 Navigation

cPanel is a powerful website management tool, but it can take some time to get used to. Following...

 PHP server policy and limitations

The following article details Hosting Australia's official network policy regarding PHP versions...

 Password Protect Directories

Set a password to protect certain directories of your account. When you enable this feature, a...

 Raw Access Logs

Changing the Raw Access Logs allows you to tell the system how to manage the log files that are...

 Redirect Setup

This function allows you to make a specific web page redirect to another page and display the...

 Set timezone via php.ini

Hosting Australia servers are generally set to Australian Eastern Standard Time, eg...

 Statistics for my website

All hosted accounts include access to a fully functioning statistic system. Accessing Web...

 Subdomains

A subdomain will give you a page such as dev.example.com, or finances.example.com.Subdomains are...

 Tracking Email Delivery

This is where you can test any email address by Tracking the Delivery from your server. It is...

 Update Contact Info

It is vital to keep your contact information up to date, as the server uses this information to...

 Viewing Your Disk Space Usage

You have the ability to view your allocated disk space if it is within your hosting package. ...

 Web Disk

From the main page in CPanel, click on the Web Disk link. This can be found under the Files...

 Webmail

Alternatively, you can log into webmail without first logging into cPanel. To do that, simply...

 Whats my cPanel Username?

Your user name will be assigned to your account during setup and sent it the welcome email.It is...

 phpMyAdmin

Accessing phpMyAdmin via cPanel To do this, follow the below steps: First, you will need to...