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Is FTP Better Than A Web Based File Manager For My Website?

Posted by Alex HD on 25 03 2015. Comments Off on Is FTP Better Than A Web Based File Manager For My Website?

FTP accounts are given with all web hosting accounts, so that users can upload, download, transfer and modify files in their hosting account. But contemporary web hosting control panels like cPanel, Plesk, HSphere etc. also offer a web based file manager which works through the browser. The web based file…

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Tips To Prevent Failed Backups Of Your Website

Posted by Alex HD on 20 03 2015. Comments Off on Tips To Prevent Failed Backups Of Your Website

Most of us keep regular backups of all our important data, especially which is on the internet. Websites should also be backed up regularly as a safety measure in case of a disaster and also as a version tracking mechanism. This ensures that in the event of our website being hacked…

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Why Are Website Templates Preferred Over Custom Web Design?

Posted by Alex HD on 17 02 2015. Comments Off on Why Are Website Templates Preferred Over Custom Web Design?

Template based website systems are overtaking the requirement for a custom made personalized website. Even web designers are constantly finding ways in which to package their products and manufacture them in bulk. But what are the reasons for people buying template based websites and avoiding custom built websites? This articles…

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Why you should think thrice before taking a Dedicated Server

Posted by Alex HD on 20 01 2015. Comments Off on Why you should think thrice before taking a Dedicated Server

We are all prone to wanting more in almost everything life offers. This is also common to buying website hosting – we want more. More hosting space, more processing power, more RAM and more bandwidth as well. We want a bigger, meaner machine which has all the bells and whistles…

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[Infographic] How to transfer your website to a new web host in 6 easy steps.

Posted by Alex HD on 22 10 2014. Comments Off on [Infographic] How to transfer your website to a new web host in 6 easy steps.

Switching Your Website Development Team Without Risk

Posted by Alex HD on 19 10 2014. Comments Off on Switching Your Website Development Team Without Risk

A business owner is often faced with the dilemma of deciding whether changing his / her Software Vendor or Development Team will boost the efficiency and progress of the website thereby improving productivity of the business. Many of us have had to take the decision to axe the existing service provider and…

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How Many Passwords Does A Web Hosting Client Need to Remember?

Posted by Alex HD on 09 10 2014. Comments Off on How Many Passwords Does A Web Hosting Client Need to Remember?

We often get clients who are overwhelmed with the amount of passwords they need to remember when setting up a hosting account. This article attempts to explain what each password is for and where it would be useful for you.  …

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How does DNS Propagation work?

Posted by Alex HD on 02 09 2014. Comments Off on How does DNS Propagation work?

What is DNS? Please refer to our article How DNS works to know more. What is DNS Propagation? To put it simply, DNS Propagation occurs when the main name server informs secondary and subordinate servers about a change in your Name Server records. The flow works something like this: Root Server (.com / .net / .org etc.)…

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How to delete emails through FileZilla FTP client

Posted by Alex HD on 11 07 2014. Comments Off on How to delete emails through FileZilla FTP client

This article explains how you can delete email through FTP (File Transfer Protocol) so that you can clear up your account storage space. This is especially helpful when you do not have access to the individual email account and need to remove emails quickly. Note: Deleting the emails in this way…

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Using a secured connection to transfer files through FTP

Posted by Alex HD on 18 06 2014. Comments Off on Using a secured connection to transfer files through FTP

This article explains how you can create an encrypted secure connection to our server, to upload or download files using the Secure File Transfer Protocol (SFTP). This option works only with the default cPanel Username and Password. It does NOT work for sub-accounts created in the FTP User Accounts section of cpanel (username with…

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