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Managing your website

Here you will find some articles with step by step guide on how to manage your website.

Setting up a Website
This guide explains how to set up a website on your server using our platform, including a staging site.   First you need to log into the hosting platform....
Fri, 7 Jan, 2022 at 2:50 PM
Resetting File Permissions
From the dashboard, click on the cog icon next to your website to manage the hosting for that website.  Click on Reset File Permissions. ...
Mon, 9 May, 2022 at 11:19 AM
Password Protecting your Website
Our platform allows you to protect your website with a password so that users are unable to view the site without first entering log in details. This is use...
Mon, 9 May, 2022 at 11:30 AM
Client Preview URL
We have a feature in the Nimbus Hosting platform which allows you to use a preview URL/temporary URL for a website so you can show it to your client without...
Tue, 10 May, 2022 at 3:00 PM
Restoring Original Visitor IP's when Using Cloudflare
By default on the Nimbus platform, we already add the relevant configuration to the Nginx config on the server so that your access logs will populate with t...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 3:31 PM
Editing Local Hosts File on a Mac
A good cheat for viewing a website before it is live on a server is to add an entry to your Host file on your Mac. This file bypasses the DNS so you can vie...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 3:14 PM
Editing Local Hosts File On PC
A good cheat for viewing a website before it is live on a server is to add an entry to your Host file on your PC. This file bypasses the DNS so you can view...
Thu, 23 Dec, 2021 at 3:15 PM
Prevent Robots
Preventing robots from accessing your website ensures that search engines are unable to index it. This can be useful for websites that are still in devel...
Tue, 10 May, 2022 at 3:20 PM
How to Change the Document Root (web root) for a Website
By default your websites document root will be set to the "public" folder. However you may want to set the document root to another folder within ...
Tue, 10 May, 2022 at 3:26 PM
Creating a Database
From the dashboard, click on the cog icon next to your website to manage the hosting for that website.  Click on PHP & Databases. On thi...
Thu, 12 May, 2022 at 11:09 AM