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A.K.A HTTP Rewrite or URL RewriteHere are the steps for making a 301 or 302 redirect for search engine optimization reasons. If you prefer, we can implement your redirects for you based on our normally hourly rate for development.We are running Windows Se...
All EPhost web hosting packages include the ability to host multiple domains. Based on your hosting package, you can setup between 2-12 completely independent websites. TO ADD A NEW DOMAIN: * Login to your account. * Click the green 'Control Pa...
A sub domain name is the third or lower level domain name that points to a sub folder for the domain. * Click the green 'Control Panel' button * Click 'Spaces'. * Click Your Plan. * Click 'Domain' * Click 'Add Sub-Domain' * Type Sub-D...
The Control Panel lets you specify Custom Error pages for your domains, instead of being directed to the default error pages (such as "Page cannot be found", etc.). * Login to your Account Center * Click the green 'Control Panel' button * Click...
At EPhost, you have the ability add and edit the default document(s) for your websites. A default document is the first page of the website. e.g. index.html When you type in a domain name like, www.ephost.com, the web server needs to know which particu...
You may also set up directory browsing and enable write permissions on your site. This enables web pages to write to and delete files within your web space. For added web site security you should disable this unless absolutely necessary TO ENABLE DIR...
The DNS Manager is a Control Panel tool designed to assist you in making changes to your DNS records. * Login to your account. * Click the green 'Control Panel' button * Click 'Your Hosting Plan'. * Click 'Domains'. * Click Domain you ne...
A domain alias is the full domain name that will alias the main hosted domain for an account. When connecting to the domain alias name through a web browser, you will see the same web site as the main hosted domain. For example, if you had a domain "...
At EPhost, Inc. your web hosting account and website has the ability to use many scripting languages like Cold Fusion, Classic ASP, .NET1 and .NET2, PHP, and PERL/CGI. By default your site is only enabled with ASP, and possibly Cold Fusion. You will ne...
The File Manager lets you browse, create, edit and move folders and documents for your domain. The File Manager is essentially a multi-function What-You-See-Is-What-You-Get (WYSIWYG) HTML editor.Login to the Control Panel Click Domains and Select a Domain...
FrontPage Extensions allow you to use FrontPage to publish to your web to the server. We do not suggest using Front Page as it has a tendency to be buggy. However, if you prefer, we will do our best to help you.Important Notes:When installing Front Page, ...
Using ISAPI rewrite to point a sub-domain to a sub-directory:You must have a dedicated IP for this method to work correctly.After adding an "A" record for the sub-domain in the DNS zone for the primary domain you can use ISAPI_Rewrite 2 to rewri...
Every domain hosted at EPhost is assigned an IP address. Some sites are assigned a generic IP address used by many sites on the same server using a technique host headers. Other sites will have a dedicated IP address.If you would like a dedicated IP addre...
MIME Types represent file types that are presented to your web browser. The MIME Types option in the control panel allows you to specify how the browser views the file.To add a MIME type:Login to the Control Panel Click Domains and select a domain. Simply...
EPhost works hard to ensure that our Control Panel, Statistics and Web based email applications are provided in many languages. However, there are some potential issues when trying to use a language other than English for file and folder names in your ...
At EPhost, ASP users can enable or disbale the use of Parent Paths when calling "include" files. Many times, enabling parent paths will fix older ASP applications. Be default they are disabled in IIS/ASP since that Microsoft felt that it may be a small...
You can password protect your folders to secure a secure of your website from un-authorized visitors.Install Secure Folders:Login to your Control Panel Click Domains and Select a Domain Choose "Secure Folders" from the Domain Menu. Click the &qu...
By Default all websites in the shared environment use PHP Version 5, you can elect to disable PHP using the control panel. ALSO SEE: All Website Features ALSO SEE: End-User Video Tutorials
When a new website is created, often times the domain name will not be pointed to EPhost. As such you would not be able to type it into a browser to see your website until this step had been completed. To see your website before your domain has been...
The Control Panel supports the ability to add virtual directories to a domain. Virtual direcories create a virtual directory that isactually mapped to another directory.SEO Info: While it is posisble to use the COntrol Panel to redirect visitors to altern...
If you have a need to redirect your entire website to another hosted domain, without having to use a Virtual Directory, remove the site and re-add it as a Domain Alias, or without having to use our 301/302 Redirect Code, you can use Web Forwarding. T...
Web Schedules give you the ability to easily schedule a recurring task to execute (run), on a daily, weekly or monthly schedule, a local script or web page. Using the Crontabs, to use a *nix term, you can specify exact times you would like the script t...
Whether you are an experienced web designer or a novice, website templates are a great way to get a good looking site up and running quickly. Most templates can be modified to changes colors, pictures and even the layout depending on your skil level. In m...
ASP.NET 3.5 is only an extension to the ASP.NET 2.0 framework library. By selecting ASP.NET 2.0 in the Extension settings of the control panel you you are using 3.5 and have the extended functionality available to you.
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