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Everything you need to know about your hosting on Blusimba and how to perform everyday tasks on your hosting account

How to upload files via the cPanel FileManager?

If you don’t want to use a 3rd party FTP Software, you can use the cPanel’s inbuilt File Manager. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Files section, click on the File Manager Icon. 3. cPanel File Manager will be open. 4. Navigate to the directory where you want to upload your files. For example, should you wish to upload your file…

How to edit or remove CNAME Record in cPanel using the DNS Zone Editor?

You can edit or remove CNAME Record from cPanel using the cPanel DNS Zone Editor which, allows you to manage, remove, or modify DNS records. 1. Log into your cPanel account. (e.g., www.example.com/cPanel ) 2. In the Domains section, click on the Zone Editor icon. 3. Under Domains, you can see many options below the Actions text. 4. Click on Manage, and the DNS records will be loaded…

What is SiteLock VPN?

SiteLock VPN is a respected cloud-based security service which scans customers’ website for malware and vulnerabilities. It also provides various other forms of security services for websites, such DDoS and firewall protection.

How to Set the PHP Version per Domain, Using cPanel?

Do you have multiple domains, and you wish to set the PHP version per domain? For example, you have the domains Example1 and Example2, and you want to set PHP7 on Example2 domain and PHP 5.6 on Example1. You will need to do this from the cPanel. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Software section, click…

How to import database via phpMyAdmin in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on the phpMyAdmin icon. 3. In left sidebar, click on the expand button to expand the database like “example”. 4. Under your cPanel username, you can see a list of all databases. Select an appropriate database in which you want to import SQL. 5. Click on the Import button. 6. Under File to Import click on the Browse button,…

How to create a new folder or files in the cPanel File Manager?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Files section, click on the File Manager Icon.  3. cPanel File Manager will be open, select the appropriate domain name or folder location, and press the Go button. 4. Click on the + Folder Icon. 5. In the New Folder Name field, enter your folder name like my-folder (without the quotes). Then click on the Create New Folder button. How to create a new file…

How to edit or remove a Record in cPanel using the DNS Zone Editor?

You can edit or remove a Record from cPanel using the cPanel DNS Zone Editor which, allows you to manage, remove, or modify DNS records. 1. Log into your cPanel account. (e.g., www.example.com/cPanel ) 2. In the Domains section, click on the Zone Editor icon.3. Under Domains, you can see many options below the Actions text.4. Click on Manage, and the DNS records will be loaded on-page.5. Locate A…

How to generate and download a full backup of your cPanel Account?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Files section, click on Backup Icon. 3. Under Full Backup, click on the Download a Full Website backup button. 4. From the dropdown menu, select the backup destination as Home and enter your email address in the email field so that you can receive a notification when the backup is complete. After the cPanel backup finishes, you will receive…

How to Generate a Certificate Signing Request – CSR in cPanel?

For obtaining a certificate from a Trusted SSL Provider, the Certificate Signing Request(CSR) is required. You can generate a CSR from your cPanel. CSR is also needed for self-signed SSL certificates. 1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Security section, click on the SSL/TLS icon. 3. Under Certificate Signing Request, Click on Generate, View or Delete CSR Link. 4. Scroll down and enter…

How to export database table via phpMyAdmin in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on the phpMyAdmin icon. 3. In left sidebar, click on the expand button to expand the database like “example”. 4. Under your cPanel username, you can see a list of all databases. Please select an appropriate database that you want to export to your PC. 5. Click on the Export button. 6. Select SQL format and then…