Default Mail Address on cPanel

  As a domain owner, you are bound to receive e-mail at your domain for addresses that do not exist. Most times, these mails come from spammers who have guessed the likely email address at your domain. It might also come from someone mistyping the first part of your legitimate email address. These mails can […]

Configuring a domain redirect in cPanel

About redirect Redirection occurs when a web server sends a visitor from one web page to another web page. The Redirects interface allows you to send all of the visitors of a domain or particular page to a different URL. A common use of redirection is to create shorter, easy-to-remember URLs that redirect to longer URLs. It is also used […]

Update your contact information on cPanel

Just like the name implies, the Update Contact Information feature is used to update your contact information on your cPanel account. This interface allows you to define your primary and secondary contact email addresses. Through these email addresses, you will be notified of new information about your cPanel account and website. Log in to your cPanel account. […]

How to change the theme of your cPanel account

If you are bored with the present look of your cPanel interface and you want something different, you can change the theme. Changing the theme, however has no effect on how your cPanel functions. It only changes its appearance.   To change your cPanel theme to Paper Lantern theme. Log in to your cPanel account. At […]

Encryption in cPanel

GnuPG is a publicly available encryption scheme that uses the “public key” approach. If you want to receive an encrypted mail from someone, you need to give them your public key as this will be used to perform the encryption. You will then decrypt the mail with your own private key. This feature helps in sending emails with […]

User Preferences Menu in cPanel

This article explains how you can access your cPanel interface and make simple changes to account settings such as changing your account password or changing the language displayed in your cPanel interface. Access your cPanel interface To access your cPanel interface: Enter one of the following URLs in your preferred browser: — this enables you to use your […]

Creating Cron Jobs on cPanel

Cron jobs are scheduled tasks that the system runs at already set times or intervals. A cron job generally contains a series of simple tasks that the system runs from  script file. The Cron Jobs feature in cPanel is very useful when it comes to setting up automated maintenance and other unmanned server duties.  For example, you could set […]

How to create email auto-responder

  Autoresponder is an email feature on cPanel. It is used to automatically send response messages to anyone who sends mail to a specific email address. This is very useful for periods when you are away from your email, on vacation or unavailable, or if you have a generic message that you wish to send from a support […]

How to Create a Subdomain in cPanel

A subdomain is a smaller part of a larger domain and it points to different sections of your website. It is an extension of your domain name that you can forward to a URL or point to an IP address and a directory within your hosting account. If you have articles for your website with the name “articles”, you can […]

Virus Scanning

  In this article, we will discuss how to use the virus scanner in cPanel to scan your entire cPanel account files for viruses, malicious codes, trojan horse and other types of malware with the use of the inbuilt Virus Scanning option.  You can scan e-mail messages, files in public web and FTP directories or your entire account.   […]

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