We’ve provided tons of Advanced Resources in the hot2host Online Control Panel. All these tools will let you do simple things for example guarding a directory by using a pass word and also more advanced ones like, as an example, switching the PHP build of your cloud hosting account. Despite the tasks they are doing are not the same, all the Advanced Resources have 1 similarity. They are quite easy to use and require virtually no distinctive skills on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself from bandwidth theft

When you produce original content material for your own website, you need to shield it from people who desire to use it not having your authorization. For this function, we’ve built a special defensive tool within the hot2host Online Control Panel. hot2host’s Hotlink Protection tool is built to protect all the photographs at your site from being employed in different publications devoid of your authorization.

The software tool is actually convenient, without configuration needed in the least. All you have to do is simply determine which domain name to defend and trigger the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Auto creation of .htaccess files

Included inside the hot2host Online Control Panel is an .htaccess Generator – a strong instrument, which allows you to produce .htaccess files and never having to make them by yourself. The tool demands no expertise and also absolutely no familiarity with .htaccess file operations.

Through an .htaccess file, you can quickly reroute a number of webpages of your site or maybe the whole site to a brand new area. You may also use it to guard a folder with a security password or to permit PHP code within HTML files, etcetera.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IPs from accessing your web site

For people with a well–liked website, at some time you fall victim to spammers and malicious website visitors. It is easy to safeguard your websites from such actions using the IP blocking tool built into hot2host’s Online Control Panel. The tool can help you effectively block out an IP address or maybe an entire array of IP addresses with merely a click of the mouse.

Merged with hot2host’s comprehensive web stats and also the GeoIP redirection tools, the IP Blocking tool will allow you to efficiently deal with the ability to access your web site.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP rules for your personal website

Along with all of the cloud hosting bundles from hot2host, you can pick the PHP build for your sites – from old PHP builds just like PHP 4 to the most current stable versions. It can be done with simply a click. All of the adjustments are implemented blazingly fast. For every PHP build, you can get the php.ini file for your website, allowing you to thoroughly switch the way PHP works.

Our company offers a slimmer user interface, which enables you to speedily customize the most significant PHP adjustments. Whenever you want, it’s also possible to go back to the default settings to restore a back up copy.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automatic scheduled tasks

Within the hot2host Online Control Panel, we’ve launched an effortless and user–friendly user interface for configuring brand new along with controlling established cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is actually a planned task – normally a script, that’s executed at pre–set intervals of time. It can be a simple script for checking if your site is online, an emailing script, a site effectiveness report, etc.

It is easy to configure and make use of cron jobs with all hot2host’s cloud hosting offers. In case you want added cron jobs, you can always buy extra as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Simple way to defend your files

Password protection can be described as an approach to secure your website’s full content using a password to make sure that just particular people have access to it. For instance, you might need password protection when you build your site and don’t want the search engines or other people to find it before it’s ready or when you want to create a private directory on your own site with authorized entry.The Password Protection instrument bundled in the hot2host Online Control Panel will help you to make this happen with only a couple of mouse–clicks. You’re going to be the only person that knows the username and password needed to log in should you not share them with some other person.

The security password are going to be held in an encrypted file format, so not one person is able to see it or read it. Only you, as the webmaster can be allowed to change it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with a couple of mouse–clicks

If you need to instantly redirect your site to an alternative webpage or some other web site, you can do this using the URL Redirection tool. It negates the need to come up with PHP redirects or configure an .htaccess file. Simply stipulate the place you wish to point your domain to and the software tool will handle all the rest. Your web site is going to be rerouted quickly.

And when you prefer to cease the redirection and have your site pointed back to the initial URL, this can be done with just a click.

URL Redirection