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If you do not wish to purchase a dedicated SSL certificate for your website, you have the option of using a shared SSL. If enabled, you will use a special URL for any pages that you want to be secured via this SSL. This URL functions as a proxy to the sit...
If you need to manage your website or DNS zone in the Control Panel, and it is not listed when you click the Websites tab, follow the steps below. This article assumes that you are already familiar with how to log in to the customer control panel. If yo...
If you do not wish to purchase a dedicated SSL certificate for your website, you have the option of using a shared SSL. If enabled, you will use a special URL for any pages that you want to be secured via this SSL. This URL functions as a proxy to the sit...
On your shared hosting subscription, you have the option to easily install any of a variety of applications on your site, with only a few clicks in the control panel. We offer many types of applications, such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, phpBB, and a var...
In WordPress, there is more than one way to reset a password. Under normal circumstances, you can reset the password by using the Forgot Password link on the login page. If this is not working for any reason, you can connect to your Wordpress database via...
Domain name forwarding allows you to automatically direct visitors to a different website. You can forward a domain so the visitor knows they are being forwarded (standard forwarding) or you can hide this, so they only see the original domain name they ty...
All web hosting subscriptions are provisioned with an "Instant URL" which can be used to view your site before a domain is pointed to the server. You should receive an email that contains the instant URL once you order a new plan. The instant URL should a...
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS REGARDING HOSTMYSITE'S COLDFUSION MIGRATION Q: WHY AM I BEING MOVED TO COLDFUSION 10? A: ColdFusion 10 offers greatly improved security and better performance over its predecessors. To give a more clear picture of how outdate...
HostMySite's Windows Pro, Linux Pro, and ProCommerce shared hosting plans allow you to host multiple websites within the same subscription. This prevents the need to log into several different accounts to make changes to your websites. Adding a new websit...
This article will outline the steps needed to install WordPress manually on your web hosting subscription. You can follow these instructions to install WordPress on any shared hosting plan we currently offer. This article assumes that you are already fam...
Website aliases are used when you need your site to be accessible through more than one domain name. For example, if your website's primary domain name is example.com and you also own example.net, you may want visitors to be able to use either domain name...
The hosts file is a file on your computer which maps hostnames to IP addresses. The hosts file is a text file that can be opened or modified in any text editor, such as Notepad or Wordpad. Updating your hosts file is a way to preview your site as it will ...
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