We’ve provided numerous Advanced Applications with the eTownHost Hosting Control Panel. These tools will let you do straightforward tasks just like protecting a folder with a security password or much more challenging ones like, for instance, modifying the PHP release of your cloud hosting account. Even though the tasks they do will vary, the Advanced Applications have 1 similarity. They are extremely user–friendly and uncomplicated and call for zero special skills from you.

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself from traffic cyber–theft

Any time you make unique content there’s always somebody that will attempt to use it without having your permission. It relates both to textual content and images. This is the time the Hotlink Protection tool built into eTownHost’s Hosting Control Panel will truly assist you. With only a click, you’ll guard all photos on your website by blocking other websites from linking to them.

Using this method, you will not only stop others from using your graphics, but you’ll at the same time ensure that you adhere to your monthly data traffic limitation.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Auto generation of .htaccess files

At eTownHost, you’ve got accessibility to the .htaccess file of one’s site, so that you can make as many alterations as you wish. Including a few lines in the configuration file, you will be able to direct your website to a new web address, or setup password protection for a particular directory, etc.

With the highly effective .htaccess Generator in the Hosting Control Panel, you don’t have to possess any information about .htaccess files whatsoever. Merely tell the tool what you want to do as well as for exactly which web site, and then click on the Save button. eTownHost’s intelligent program will produce the .htaccess file to best suit your specific needs within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IPs out of your site

If you wish to stop a spammer from accessing your web site, an Internet troll from your message board or even a a collection of IP addresses flooding your website, you have to make full use of eTownHost’s convenient IP blocking tool. It allows one to quickly block an IP address or an entire IP variety from ever being able to access your site.

The IP Blocking tool is actually uncomplicated. What you need to do is enter in, the IP address (and / or addresses) that you like to block and press the action button. All IP addresses you have inserted can be blocked in the blink of an eye.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP rules for one’s site

If ever the web application you are using necessitates a different PHP version, or, if you intend to make any PHP changes, you can quickly make that happen within the eTownHost Hosting Control Panel. You can alter the PHP build with a click of your computer mouse, selecting from old PHP versions up to the current secure PHP release. You can also rapidly alter the most crucial settings inside the php.ini file, or make a full change of how your PHP build runs.

You no longer need to wait patiently for many hours or reactivate anything for the alterations to take effect. The whole set of adjustments are carried out online once you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automated scheduled jobs

Inside the eTownHost Hosting Control Panel, we have made a straightforward and easy–to–use interface for setting up fresh in addition to handling existing cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job can be described as a scheduled activity – usually a script, that is run at predetermined periods of time. It can be a basic script for verifying if the web site is online, an emailing script, a website efficiency review, etcetera.

You can easily set up and employ cron jobs with all of our cloud hosting packages. For those who require additional cron jobs, you can always get further as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Simple way to safeguard all your data

If you need to create a space inside your website that will be seen just to the individuals you wish, it’s possible to make use of the Password Protection tool. Working with it it’s easy to generate a password protected folder that will be protected and available simply to you and also anyone else who you share the login data with.

The folder will be guarded easily and nobody else will be able to look at just what is on the inside. You are the sole person who’ll be able to adjust or change it if you do not choose to authorize different users to view it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only several clicks

If you wish to promptly route your site to a new webpage or any other site, this can be done using our URL Redirection tool. It negates the requirement to develop PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Simply indicate the location you wish to point your site towards and the software tool will handle what’s left. Your web site can be rerouted very quickly.

If you prefer to stop the re–direction and also have your site pointed to the previous URL, you can do so with just a mouse–click.

URL Redirection