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WHAT IS A SUB DOMAIN AND HOW TO ADD ONE TO YOUR WINDOWS OR LINUX HOSTING ACCOUNT. They can be used to forward to URL's, or point to an IP address and directories within your hosting account. For example, 'west.example.com' and 'east.example.com' are sub ...
  WHAT ARE COOKIES AND CACHE? Cookies, which are files created by websites you've visited. Cache is where the browser has a folder in which certain items that have been downloaded are stored for future use. Graphic images (such as buttons and icons), ph...
THIS CODE SETS UP A DSN-LESS ODBC CONNECTION TO A MS ACCESS DATABASE IN PHP 5 ON YOUR SERVER PLATFORM. if (!isset($con)) { $dbfilename = "D:/HostingSpaces/yourspacename/yourwebsite.com/wwwroot/DBfilename.mdb"; $dbuser = ""; $dbpassword = "" $con ...
EPhost has many programming and scripting languages available through it's hosting plans. Our WINDOWS hosting plans have the availability of Cold Fusion, Railo, Classic ASP, .NET1 and .NET2, PHP, and PERL/CGI. OUR LINUX HOSTING PLANS ARE STRICTLY PHP. D...
A VACATION MESSAGE IS ESSENTIALLY AN AUTO-RESPONDER MESSAGE. SEE: How do I setup an auto-responder? [https://www.ephost.com/support/Knowledgebase/Article/View/47/5/how-do-i-setup-an-auto-responder] ALSO SEE: Email Settings POP3 / IMAP [https://www.epho...
An auto-responder is a way to automatically reply to an email with a pre-defined message. This is also the same way you would setup a Vacation Message. When a user sends an email to this account, they will receive your pre-defined message automatically an...
IMPORTING EMAIL FROM OTHER WEB MAIL ACCOUNTS USING GMAIL If you're importing from another email provider, your other email provider has to offer POP3 access. Go ahead and try the steps below, but if you get an error you may want to visit your other email...
UNDERSTANDING THE SERVER SETUPS FOR PERMISSIONS WINDOWS HOSTING PLANS EPhost's Windows Hosting plans the servers run on the Microsoft Windows operating system and the Microsoft Internet Information Services (IIS) web server. On a Windows based system, ...
When you want to change the look and feel of your WordPress site, you normally go into the WordPress Dashboard, head over to the Appearance and make the theme change. Really simple. But what if your site isn't coming up? You get a blank screen, with no ...
Your local computer stores (caches) the IP address to websites to speed browsing among other things. If you've recently made a Domain Name System (DNS) change to your website, and still see the old information, it may be because you local computer is stor...
SERVER SIDE INCLUDES (SSI) give you the ability to reuse HTML code by creating a separate file that can be referenced on any page within your site using a special directive (see below). When called in a browser, the code in the SSI file is executed at the...
Whatever may be the reason for you to get rid of a particular user, but you can easily delete single or multiple users in WordPress under a minute and here is how you can do it easily. 1) Login to your WordPress Dashboard (http://www.domain-name.com/wp-...
IT IS POSSIBLE TO EDIT YOUR WEBSITE WITH EITHER A WINDOWS OR LINUX HOSTING PLAN WINDOWS Using your web hosting control panel: The File Manager lets you browse, create, edit, upload and move folders and documents for your domain. The File Manager is esse...
  DNN is a web content management system based on Microsoft .NET. The DNN Platform Edition is open source. DNN is written in C#, though it existed for many years as a VB.NET project. STEPS TO FIND YOUR MS SQL PASSWORD FOR YOUR DOTNETNUKE (DNN) INSTALLA...
Today's modern browsers bring to light in the address bar if the site is secured (https) or not (http). Most browsers will even state what level of security the site has. However, often your website visitors feel safer when they actually see a seal of cer...
USING ISAPI REWRITE V3 TO POINT A SUB-DOMAIN TO A SUB-DIRECTORY: ISAPI FILTERING / MOD_REWRITE (FOR WINDOWS ONLY) AND YOU MUST HAVE A DEDICATED IP FOR THIS METHOD TO WORK CORRECTLY. Add an "A" record for the sub-domain in the DNS zone for the primary d...
USING URL REWRITE TO POINT A SUB-DOMAIN TO A SUB-DIRECTORY (FOR LINUX HOSTING ONLY) Step 1: Create a .htaccess file with the file manager inside the public_html folder of your website. Step 2: Add your desired sample to the .htaccess file. MANUAL REDIR...
Please use this article to learn how to migrate from Windows Hosting to Linux Hosting for better PHP driven website performance. If you want to migrate all to one of the Linux plans: * Choose and Purchase your new Linux Hosting Plan [https://www.eph...
YOU CAN ADD AN ADDITIONAL LAYER OF SECURITY TO YOUR WORDPRESS ADMIN AREA BY APPLYING PASSWORD PROTECTION.  Creating password protected access to your WordPress Admin area can add an additional layer of protection to the login page. _It is not advisable ...
You can purchase extra features such as additional hosted domains or more disk space via your Control Panel in the Extra Features section. Most resources are allocated immediately following payment. TO PLACE AN ORDER FOR EXTRA FEATURES: * Login to yo...
A PING test will tell you the IP address for a given domain name. e.g. www.ephost.com. It can also be used to measure latency [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Latency_(engineering)] of a request. However, it should be noted that latency may be incorrect bec...
A TraceRoute will show you all of the individual computers (called Hops) that an Internet request is routed through on its way to a particular destination/website/network address. Each computer/router is shown as well as the times it took to connect to th...
In order to send email via ColdFusion, ASP, .NET or PHP, you will need to configure your application / website code with the mail server settings. _Documentation of the actual code to send mail using your favorite scripting languages can be found at the v...
This article describes how you can provide an area for customers to preview, and download files or artwork over the internet. Sometimes sending these files by email can lead to problems with "free email" providers or long downloads. To avoid tha...
PHP WEBSITES ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE A FILE CALLED ".USER.INI" TO BE ABLE TO SEND EMAIL. EPhost's webservers require that a FROM address be specified in order to send mail. This will require either the modification or creation of a file ".user.ini", followi...
Your email account at EPhost has the ability to check and download messages from your other email accounts hosted at other providers. This is very useful to consolidate messages from multiple accounts. * Login to your Web Mail located at: http://mail....
For security reasons we do not enable ColdFusion robust exception messages. Robust exception messages can be helpful when developing applications because of the detail that ColdFusion provides (much more than most languages). However, this information can...
IMPORTANT IP ADDRESSES TO MAKE NOTE OF: The following is a list of important IP addresses may need when using our service. For security reasons, we employ a NAT firewall configuration which means that a particular globally routable external IP (64.87.x.x...
We manually approve all requests for mailing lists and/or ability to send bulk email. We roughly consider bulk email to include, but not limited to, any nearly identical message sent to more than 50 people. This includes mailing lists, newsletters etc. ...
Due to the nature of shared web hosting, we have display_errors = off, which is generally a safe policy with production websites so important data/details are not accidentally displayed to end-users. e.g. data source details. I don't believe we can be 100...
Very often php mail applications rely on the generic settings in the PHP.INI file, however this will not function with EPHost's Windows Platform. A "FROM" ADDRESS MUST BE SUPPLIED, PLEASE SEE THE FOLLOW ARTICLE FOR A CODE SOLUTION...  See the Knowled...
RESETTING YOUR EMAIL PASSWORD(S) IS PRETTY SIMPLE FOR YOU TO DO ON ANY OF EPHOSTS LINUX HOSTED ACCOUNTS * Login to your Account [http://www.ephost.com/account/] * Click on the Green Button "Control Panel" * Scroll down to the 4th section "EMAIL" ...
RESETTING YOUR EMAIL PASSWORD(S) IS PRETTY SIMPLE FOR YOU TO DO ON ANY OF EPHOSTS WINDOWS HOSTED ACCOUNTS * Login to your Account [http://www.ephost.com/account/] * Click on the Green Button "Control Panel" * Hover over the Mail icon and click on "...
To send mail using Classic ASP script you will need to use the built-in email function called CDONTS or CDOSYS. CDOSYS is the recommended way to send email since Windows 2003 or 2008 no longer supports CDONTS. Microsoft suggests all users convert to CDOSY...
This article describes how to make an adjustment to your PHP mail script for it to function properly on a Windows based server. It does not describe how to write a form and script to send mail. It assumes some knowledge of PHP. On a Windows based server...
Here is some basic setup information for starting your first mailing list. If you have not already requested mailing lists to be enabled on your account, please see the following knowledge base article. Please note- once we have enabled mailing lists on y...
Sender Policy Framework, or SPF for short, is an anti-spam technique. It tells other mail servers that mail from your domain SHOULD be originating from these specific mail servers (your mail servers) in your SPF record which is recorded in your DNS server...
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 skill level. In ...
WordPress is a highly advanced web site system that can be personalized to fit the look and feel that you want with any of the many templates available. EPHost can host your WordPress site on our Windows servers, however it's often more economically effic...
WordPress is a highly advanced web site system that can be personalized to fit the look and feel that you want with any of the many templates available. EPHost can host your WordPress site on our Windows servers, however it's often more economically effic...
The ZenCart shoppoing cart software provides instructions for *Nix based systems or Apache on Windows. However, this does not apply to us-- so we need to make some changes to get it working with IIS and Windows. These instruction may not be entirely co...
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