Within the Host Mates Web Control Panel, there is also a range of Advanced Applications. They are made for cloud hosting customers who’re proficient in managing their website hosting environment. Still, due to the uncomplicated interface of the Web Control Panel, they are rather straightforward to handle, even for first–timers. Furthermore, we’ve added a selection of detailed how–to guides which will help beginner users speedily learn how to take advantage of the software tools!

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself from data transfer theft

Any time you come up with genuine information for your personal site, one must always defend it from people who want to use it not having your permission. By reason of this, we’ve incorporated a specialized safety tool in the Host Mates Web Control Panel. The Hotlink Protection tool is designed to defend all the images within your website from being published in different publications without your permission.

The instrument is admittedly intuitive, without having setting expected in any way. Everything you should perform is simply determine which domain name to defend and start the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized generation of .htaccess files

Bundled inside the Host Mates Web Control Panel you will discover .htaccess Generator – an impressive tool, which lets you create .htaccess files without the need to create them manually. The tool involves absolutely no knowledge as well as zero familiarity with .htaccess file operations.

By having an .htaccess file, you can quickly redirect a few web pages of one’s website or, perhaps the whole website to a different location. You may also apply it to safeguard a directory with a security password as well as to have PHP code within HTML files, etc.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out malicious IPs from ever accessing your site

When you have a well–liked web site, at some time you fall victim to spammers and destructive website visitors. You are able to shield all of your sites from this kind of behavior using the IP blocking tool built into the Web Control Panel. The tool will enable you to successfully stop an IP address or possibly a whole range of IPs with simply a mouse–click.

Put together with Host Mates’s precise web stats as well as our GeoIP redirection software tools, this IP Blocking tool will help you to proficiently control the ability to access your website.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP rules for your site

The Host Mates Web Control Panel will provide you with the chance to immediately affect the PHP build for use on your website hosting account. You are able to make a choice from old PHP releases all the way to the most recent stable PHP launch. We have put together an intuitive interface that enables you to customize the PHP version as often as you want. And the build you’ve selected will be used straight away.

No matter what PHP edition you decide on, you’ll have control in the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your hosting account. You can quickly update some of the more preferred options, modify the total php.ini file or speedily revert all adjusts and also set things to their standard condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Make automated planned tasks

If there’s something that your web site or app will need to carry out each day, it’s possible to automate it thanks to a cron job. Cron jobs help you to develop timetabled chores, which may be carried through at specific time periods. You could set cron jobs to e–mail you the reputation of one’s site every day or erase non–permanent files once a week in order to free disk space with your web hosting account.

Each and every cloud hosting package comes with a different number of cron jobs. Further cron jobs can be acquired at any moment through the Web Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to defend your files

While using the Host Mates Web Control Panel, it is possible to swiftly secure every directory in your site, thanks to the Password Protection tool. All you have to actually do is determine the folder you need to secure and designate a username and also a password that only you’ll know. Your folder as well as its contents will be shielded instantaneously.

The security password you’ve selected are going to be held in an encoded method. Nobody can read it and you’ll be capable of change it whenever you desire.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with merely several clicks

In case at any time you have to direct your website to a different website address, you can do that speedily using the URL Redirection tool bundled in the Host Mates Web Control Panel. You simply won’t have to make a specific .htaccess file and go through advanced lines of code. All you should do is pick which domain name to reroute and exactly where you wish it to point to. Our intelligent system will handle everything instead of you.

And when you don’t need the website redirection that you have got set, you can cease it by way of a click.

URL Redirection