Control Panel Documentation User Guide for the No Menu Skin

 

Services

 

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Info/Control Area

This is a quick overview of the services that are available from your control panel:

 

Main

 

Domains

The Domains service allows you to configure technical parameters of each individual site, such as IP address, domain aliases, DNS settings, etc.
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Web Options

This service allows you to enable or disable web utilities that can be applied to your site. These would include features that add power to your site, such as CGI support, SSL support, or Redirect URL, and features that enhance your site management capabilities, such as FrontPage and various log analyzers.

 

Change Password

This will allow you to change your control panel password and, optionally, your ftp password. To change the email password, use Email or WebMail service.

 

Change Account

If you have several accounts, you can use this feature to switch between them.

 

Add Account

This service allows you to create new accounts. Multiple accounts are good to use when you want to host different domains under different plans or when you prefer to use a different billing profile for each domain. In most cases, though, it is more convenient to have all domains in one account.

 

E-mail

 

E-mail

This is the place to manage all aspects of your email service, including mailboxes, forwarding rules, mailing lists, mailbox aliases and autoresponders. Also, this is where you can change the password to any of your email accounts.

 

Web Mail

Use this service to manage your e-mail correspondence.
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FTP

 

FTP Manager

This is the place to change your FTP password and view other FTP-related information.

 

FTP Service

With FTP service, you can allow users to list and download files from your site. This service requires a dedicated IP.
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Contact/Billing Info

 

Contact Info

Here you can edit your contact information for this account. If you have more accounts, contact info for them will remain unchanged.

 

Billing Info

Here you can edit your billing settings for this account. Use it to specify how you want to pay, by check or by credit card, which of your billing profiles you want to be billed, and whether or not you want to get regular invoices by e-mail.
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Online Invoice

This is the reference of your invoices for each billing period. You can view all your bills from the day when the account was created till present.
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Online Price

Online Price page shows:
- how much of your resources you have used, how much you have free, and the maximum allowed on your account;
- what are the setup, recurrent, and usage prices you pay for each resource;
- how much you will be refunded if you give up a resource.
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Money Back

This service allows you to cancel hosting and get your money back.

 

Tools

 

Site Studio

This is a wizard-like site builder that will help you create a professionally looking website in a matter of minutes without any knowledge of HTML.
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File Manager

This application can be used instead of or along with your FTP client to navigate your home directory and manage its content.
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Web Protect

Using this tool, you can password-protect any directory you own. This will prevent users from viewing the contents of a directory unless they have permission. You can authorize any number of users for each directory.
Warning: Don't use this feature if you have Frontpage Extensions installed. You would need to use Frontpage itself to perform this function.
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Stats

Utilities in the Stats section allow you to monitor your web site statistics and generate webtrends reports, such as visits and hits to your web pages, traffic usage, etc.
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Submit URL

This feature is indispensable at the promotion stage. It registers your websites with major search engines.
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Reverse Traceroute

This internet troubleshooting tool allows you to test if a remote host can be reached from your hosting server and how long it takes. It is mainly used to check whether your site is visible from the internet and how good the transfer rate is.
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Web Server

 

MIME Types

MIME Types allows you to set certain programs to be used for specific extensions. For example, all files that end in .ram would be set to use Real Player on the user's PC. Most users do not need to use this feature.
Warning: Don't use this feature if you have Frontpage Extensions installed. You would need to use Frontpage itself to perform this function.

 

Error Pages

This service will help you add web pages that are shown to visitors when they try to open, for instance, a nonexistent html page.

 

Script Handlers

Here you can specify to the server what file extensions must be treated as executable scripts.

 

SSL

SSL service secures information that is passed to and from your website. Switch SSL protection on if you work with passwords, credit card numbers or similar private information. To use SSL, you need to purchase an SSL certificate. If your plan includes Shared SSL, you don't need a certificate.

 

Redirect URL

This service allows you to have internet visitors redirected to any other location on the web.

 

Front Page

This service allows you to install FrontPage extensions, which are necessary in order to use FrontPage with your site. You can also verify that they are installed, or remove them if you do not wish to use them any longer.

 

Databases

 

MySQL Server

This service allows you to create online MySQL databases and grant permissions on them to individual users and scripts. You can define who can write to a database and who can have only read only permissions.

 

phpMyAdmin

phpMyAdimn is a web based MySQL database manager that gives you control to add/edit/delete tables, fields and values. You can also run queries directly from this interface.

 

PgSQL Server

This service allows you to create online PostgeSQL databases and grant permissions on them to individual internet users, like your colleagues, friends and family. You can define who can write to a database and who can have only read only permissions.

 

phpPgAdmin

phpPgAdimn is a web based PgSQL database manager that gives you control to add/edit/delete tables, fields, and values. You can also run queries directly from this interface.

 

MSSQL Server

This service allows you to create online MSSQL databases, grant permissions on them to individual internet users, like your colleagues, friends and family. You can define who can write to a database and who can have only read only permissions. The database content can be accessed and edited using any MS SQL client.

 

ODBC

Here you can configure drivers for the databases you use with your site.

 

E-Commerce

 

Miva e-commerce

Miva is a commercial online store that you can use to sell your goods or services online.

 

osCommerce

osCommerce is a free online store that you can use to sell your goods or services online.

 

CGI Wizard

 

Counters

Counters are scripts that track how many times a page was opened by internet visitors. Here you can install a counter script to your account so it can be incorporated into the pages of your site.

 

GuestBooks

GuestBooks allow internet visitors to leave their comments on your site. Here you can install a guestbook to your account.

 

FormMail

Formmail is a tool that collects data from HTML forms submitted by internet users and sends it to your e-mail account.

 

Chat

Chat service allows you to enhance your site by adding your own chat rooms for internet visitors.

 

Forum

Forum is an online discussion group. You can install it to allow visitors with common interests exchange open messages right on your site.

 

Support

 

Ticket Center

This service lists the trouble tickets you submitted to the technical support. You can close the tickets that have been answered or follow them up.

 

New Trouble Ticket

This is the place to report your problems to the technical support. After you create a trouble ticket, it is placed in the ticket center.



Related Docs:  

Info/Control Area