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....
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 12:48 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 Configuration. Clic...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 1:08 PM
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...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 2:22 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, 19 Oct, 2021 at 2:32 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 Databases. On this page ...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 2:42 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...
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019 at 9:18 AM
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...
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019 at 9:16 AM
Accessing a database
From the dashboard, click on the cog icon next to your website to manage the hosting for that website.  Click on Databases. On this pag...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 3:06 PM
Domain aliases
A domain alias is an alternative name for your domain.  For example, perhaps you have your site all up and running on myfabwebsite.co.uk but you also own th...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 3:22 PM
Setting up scheduled tasks
From the dashboard, click on the cog icon next to your website to manage the hosting for that website.  Click on Scheduled Tasks. Here ...
Tue, 19 Oct, 2021 at 3:33 PM