Inside the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you will find a group of Advanced Tools. They’re developed for cloud hosting clients that are accustomed to handling their hosting environment. However, on account of the convenient–to–use interface in the Web Site Control Panel, they are pretty simple to use, even for rookies. Also, we’ve integrated an array of meticulous how–to videos that can help inexperienced users speedily figure out how to operate the software tools!

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself from bandwidth cyber–theft

Whenever you generate genuine content material there’ll always be someone who will attempt to use it without having your approval. It is applicable equally to written content and also photos. This is where the Hotlink Protection tool included in St8forward Hosting’s Web Site Control Panel will surely assist you. With just a mouse–click, you will safeguard all images within your website by blocking other websites from linking to them.

Using this method, not only will you prevent people from stealing your photographs, but you will at the same time make sure you adhere to your monthly data traffic limit.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated building of .htaccess files

Included inside the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel one can find .htaccess Generator – a strong software tool, which enables you to produce .htaccess files while not having to generate them by hand. Our tool involves zero knowledge as well as absolutely no comprehension of .htaccess file supervision.

With an .htaccess file, you can easily divert a few pages of your respective website or even the whole website to a whole new location. You can also make use of it to secure a folder by way of a password as well as to permit PHP code in HTML files, etc.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block malicious IPs from ever accessing your website

If you have top–ranked site, eventually you become a victim of spammers and destructive site visitors. It is possible to defend all your sites from such actions through the IP blocking tool built into St8forward Hosting’s Web Site Control Panel. The tool will provide you with the option to effectively prevent an IP address or even a whole array of IP addresses with only a mouse–click.

Combined with our thorough web stats and our GeoIP redirection software tools, the IP Blocking tool will help you to effectively regulate the ability to access your website.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP settings for one’s website

If ever the script you’re using requires a distinct PHP version, or you want to make any PHP customizations, you can quickly achieve this within the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel. You can actually change the PHP build with only a click of the mouse, selecting from past PHP variants up to the present secure PHP launch. Also, you can easily modify the most significant settings inside of the php.ini file, or create a complete overhaul of how your PHP version functions.

You don’t need to hold back for many hours or restart anything for your adjusts to take effect. All the corrections are carried out live the moment you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Create automated planned jobs

Inside the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel, we have made a straightforward and intuitive interface for setting up brand new in addition to controlling existing cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is really a planned job – usually a script, which is executed at predefined periods of time. It can be a basic script for checking if the web site is on the web, a mailing script, a site effectiveness report, etc.

You’ll be able to set up take full advantage of cron jobs with all of the cloud hosting offers. For those who want additional cron jobs, it’s possible to purchase more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to guard your data files

If you wish to establish a spot in your own site which is seen merely to the people you wish, you’ll be able to take benefit from our Password Protection instrument. Utilizing it you can quickly set up a username and password protected folder which is to be encoded and accessible simply to you and also anybody else who you share the sign in info with.

The directory will be protected easily and no–one else can see what exactly is inside. You’re the sole individual who’ll be capable to alter or switch it unless you opt to approve additional clients to access it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only several clicks

Through the St8forward Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you’ll be able to quickly direct your site to another area thanks to our URL Redirection tool. It’s really convenient–to–use – all you have to do is select precisely where your website should be pointing to. No requirement for any .htaccess files, PHP redirections, DNS adjustments, and the like to be set. Your domain can be rerouted towards the brand new spot straight away.

It’s possible to cancel the site re–direction at any moment. All you are required to do is navigate to the URL Redirection instrument and then disable the site redirection. Your website will rapidly begin linking towards the primary location.

URL Redirection