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How to modify the .htaccess file?

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The .htacceess files provide the way to perform the configuration on a per-directory basis. In this article, we will cover how to modify the .htaccess files on cPanel, DirectAdmin, and using SSH. Let’s get started! Using cPanel 1. Log in to cPanel using Username & Password. i.e; ( or 2. Navigate and open Files → File Manager. 3.  Navigate to public_html. […]

How to change the root password using WHM?

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cPanel/WHM has all the features so that new users can get used to it within a few days. Resetting the root password is a general practice for security reasons. Let us understand the step-by-step procedure of resetting the root password through WHM GUI. 1. First, login into the WHM panel, or https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087. 2. Navigate to Server Configuration → Change […]

How to setup backups for WHM?

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Backups are necessary for your business with valuable data. Everything is dependent on the data in the online world, and you should consider configuring secure backups for your server. If you have a cPanel/WHM server, then this article guides you through how to set up backups for WHM? First, login into the WHM panel, or https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087. […]

How to reset the MySQL root password?

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DBAs (Database Administrators) need to have root-level access to MySQL; sometimes, you might need to change the MySQL password for security or other reasons. In this article, you will learn how to reset the MySQL root password? Using WHM Panel 1. First, login into WHM panel, or https://IP-address: 2087 or https://server-hostname: 2087. 2. Navigate to SQL Services → MySQL Root Password. […]

How to Change Softaculous Administrator Contact Email?

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Softaculous is the leading one-click app installer in the web hosting industry. If you have control panel-based web hosting, you most likely interacted with the softaculous app installer earlier. Whenever any softaculous version update is released, an app released or backup is completed that time softaculous runs cron. These notifications will be served in the […]

How to disable/enable php_functions?

In many cases, your web application might not work as expected due to certain enabled/disabled php_functions; at that time, you need to submit the request with the server administrator or the host to disable/enable the specific php_functions. If you have cPanel or DirectAdmin control panel’s root-level access, then this article will help you with how […]

Softaculous is the leading one-click app installer in the web hosting industry, and it is widely offered by shared/reseller hosting providers. KnownHost also offers a softaculous app installer for free with shared hosting, reseller hosting, and managed services. We will be covering some of the most common settings of a softaculous app installer. Configure Common […]

A crucial role of server maintenance is ensuring that all Content Management Systems installed are kept up to date. For some, this can be quite a challenge. Having just a few installs can make it quite challenging to check if all installs are up to date. We’ve got a few one-liners that should make this […]

Does cPanel come with WHM?

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cPanel is one of the leading control panels in the web hosting industry. Often being a beginner, you might also encounter the same question: Does cPanel come with WHM? The answer is “YES!”. cPanel and WHM are a package and come together. Web Hosting Manager, popularly known as WHM, enables you to perform all the […]