We have provided many Advanced Tools in the HostExcel Control Panel. These tools will allow you to do straightforward things just like safeguarding a folder using a password and also far more complex ones like, as an example, changing the PHP build of your web hosting account. Though the duties they are doing vary, all of the Advanced Tools have 1 thing in common. They’re genuinely easy to use and demand zero specific ability on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Safeguard yourself from data transfer theft

Whenever you come up with unique content there is always someone that will try to make use of devoid of your approval. It can be applied both to written text along with pictures. That’s usually where the Hotlink Protection tool built into HostExcel’s Control Panel will truly help you. With simply a click of the mouse, you will secure all pictures on your site by blocking other websites from connecting to them.

By result of this, you will not only avoid others from stealing your visuals, but you will at the same time ensure that you follow your monthly data traffic limitation.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized generation of .htaccess files

At HostExcel, you will get access to the .htaccess file of your site, so you could make as much transformations as you would like. Including a few lines in the settings file, you can divert your site to a new website url, or put in place password defense for a selected directory, and many more.

When using the effective .htaccess Generator in the Control Panel, you do not need to possess any know–how about .htaccess files whatsoever. Simply show the tool what you need to carry out and for which site, and after that click on the Save button. The clever program will generate the .htaccess file suitable for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Prevent malevolent IPs out of your site

If you need to block out a spammer from accessing your website, an online troll out of your message board as well as a a stack of IP addresses flooding your site, you ought to make the most of the easy–to–use IP blocking tool. It enables anyone to speedily block an IP address or a full IP array from ever interacting with your website.

HostExcel’s IP Blocking tool is really easy–to–work–with. All you should actually do is type in, the IP address (or addresses) that you would like to stop and then press the action button. All the IPs you have specified will be impeded automatically.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP rules for one’s website

When the web app you are using needs a different PHP release, or, if you need to make any PHP customizations, it’s easy to make this happen in the HostExcel Control Panel. You can easily alter the PHP release with just a click of your computer mouse, selecting from past PHP editions up to the current steady PHP release. It’s also possible to rapidly modify the most critical controls inside the php.ini file, or develop a full change of the way your PHP build runs.

You don’t need to wait all day or restart anything for your adjusts to take effect. The whole set of modifications are carried out online when you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automated scheduled jobs

If you have something your web site or application needs to execute regularly, it is easy to automate it thanks to a cron job. Cron jobs will let you make scheduled jobs, that may be fulfilled at particular periods. You may set cron jobs to email you the rank of your web site daily as well as to get rid of temporary files every week so as to liberate disk space with your web hosting account.

Each cloud hosting plan is provided with a different number of cron jobs. Further cron jobs are available at any time from the Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Easy way to guard your files

Password protection is known as a solution to secure your site with a username and password making sure that just selected individuals have access to it. For instance, you might need security password protection in case you are in the process of developing your site and do not wish the search engines or other individuals to see it prior to it being ready or whenever you want to create an exclusive directory on your own website with approved entry.The Password Protection instrument packed inside the HostExcel Control Panel will allow you to accomplish this with only a couple of mouse–clicks. You will be the only one that knows the username and password required to log in should you not share them with somebody else.

The security password are going to be held in an encoded format, so no one will be able to see it or check it out. Only you, as the web site owner will be capable to adjust it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with a couple of clicks

Within the HostExcel Control Panel, you’ll be able to promptly route your site to a different spot by means of the URL Redirection tool. It is truly easy–to–navigate – everything you should actually do is identify precisely where your web site will be pointing to. No need for any kind of .htaccess files, PHP redirections, DNS configurations, etc. to be set. Your site can be sent straight for the brand new place in an instant.

It is possible to stop the site redirection whenever you want. What you need to complete is navigate to the URL Redirection instrument and then disable the domain name redirection. Then your domain will quickly begin pointing towards the primary location.

URL Redirection