Category: Shared Hosting

How to force www or non-www versions of your website using .htaccess rules

To force your website to use either “www” or “non-www” versions, simply use the code below in your .htaccess file in the public_html root OR the location of your websites main files. You may need to create the .htaccess file (AKA dot htaccess) To force www: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^yourdomain.com [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.yourdomain.com/$1

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How to install an SSL Certificate using Let’s Encrypt inside cPanel

To use the Let’s Encrypt option found in cPanel to install a free SSL Certificate you’ll first need to locate & click the Let’s encrypt icon.     After you’ve clicked the Let’s Encrypt icon, you’ll then be presented with the installation screen as shown below:     Once you’ve chosen the domain you’d like

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403 Forbidden Error – What to do if you see this error

If you see a 403 Forbidden error on your website, you may need to check a few things. We’ll outline a few scenarios that would cause this and how to resolve them. .htaccess rules:   The most typical reason for a 403 Forbidden error is due to .htacess rules on your website. You’ll want to

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Blocked – Banned IP Address – cannot access web hosting account or website

Quick Steps Step 1: Obtain your IP address using a free online service. Step 2: In Support Center, use the Unblock IP Address tool to unblock your IP address. Step 3: You should be able to access your site now. Step 4: This may not work for VPS hosting plans. Contact support team in that case. Sometimes your IP

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Accessing cPanel for your domain / web hosting account

To access cPanel for your web hosting account, you have a few options. 1. By using your domain name or server hostname using non-ssl protocol http://yourdomain.com/cpanel http://yourdomain.com:2082 http://hostname.servername.com:2082 2. By using your domain name using SSL (https). Unless you have a valid SSL Certificate specifically for your domain, you will need to use the provided

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