Within the AfricaHost Online Control Panel, you can find a range of Advanced Resources. They are made for cloud hosting users that are proficient in managing their hosting setting. Having said that, because of the simple user interface in the Online Control Panel, they are rather simple to manage, even for first–timers. In addition, we’ve included a wide range of complete how–to guides that can help first–time clients swiftly be able to make use of the software instruments!

Hotlink Protection

Protect yourself against bandwidth theft

From our AfricaHost Online Control Panel, you’ll be able to quickly guard all of the photographs on your websites from getting used somewhere else devoid of your permission. And you’ll achieve that with merely a couple of clicks employing our Hotlink Protection tool.

All you should make is opt for the domain you need to guard and then enable the Hotlink Protection. Modifications will work in no time and your pictures will be guarded from illegal use and bandwidth theft.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated creation of .htaccess files

By means of the .htaccess file, it’s easy to take control of your web site – create redirections, establish password secured folders, and so on. In the AfricaHost Online Control Panel, you can quickly make completely new .htaccess files by making use of AfricaHost’s highly effective .htaccess Generator.

You don’t need to know a single thing regarding .htaccess files so as to operate our .htaccess Generator. Just select the adjustments you wish to produce with the tool’s well designed user interface and it is going to quickly generate the needed code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop malicious IPs from ever accessing your site

Once you have a busy web site, eventually you become a target to spammers and malicious visitors. It is easy to defend your sites from this sort of activities through the IP blocking tool incorporated into our Online Control Panel. The tool will give you the option to timely stop an IP address or even a whole array of IP addresses with only a mouse–click.

Put together with the precise web stats and also our GeoIP redirection tools, this IP Blocking tool will assist you to effectively control the entry to your website.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP settings for your personal site

If ever the web app you are using necessitates a specific PHP build, or, if you intend to make any PHP customizations, you can quickly do this from the AfricaHost Online Control Panel. You are able to alter the PHP build with merely a click, picking from older PHP releases to the present steady PHP release. Also, you can instantly customize the most crucial configurations inside the php.ini file, or create a complete change of the way your PHP edition operates.

It’s not necessary to wait patiently for a long time or reboot anything for your modifications to take effect. All the alterations are applied live the moment you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Create automatic planned tasks

If there is a report you need to perform per day, or if there are numerous automatic jobs you’d like your site to do, then cron jobs are what you require. Through the AfricaHost Online Control Panel, you can quickly set and handle all kinds of cron jobs. We’ve got created an uncomplicated technique to generate a cron job. It will require under a minute for any completely new activity to get appointed for execution.

Cron jobs are available with all our cloud hosting packages. Every single of them comes with a different amount of cron jobs. Further cron jobs can be purchased as an upgrade whenever you wish.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to secure your files

If you want to create a space as part of your site that’s seen merely to the individuals you need, you’re able to make the most of the Password Protection tool. Utilizing it it’s easy to set up a username and password protected folder which will be protected and accessible merely to you and also anyone else who you share the sign in details with.

The folder will be secured at once and no person else will be able to view what’s inside. You will definitely be the sole individual who’ll be in a position to adjust or switch it if you do not opt to authorize different users to get into it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only a couple of mouse–clicks

In case at any moment you need to direct your web site to a different website address, it can be done promptly while using the URL Redirection tool integrated inside the AfricaHost Online Control Panel. You won’t have to generate a special .htaccess file and deal with complicated lines of code. All that you should actually do is determine which domain name to reroute and exactly where you need it to point to. Our intelligent system is going to manage every little thing for you.

And if you don’t need the site re–direction which you have specified, it’s possible to stop it by way of a click.

URL Redirection