Inside the Host Q Site Control Panel, you can find a selection of Advanced Applications. They’re designed for cloud hosting customers that are proficient in managing their cloud hosting environment. Having said that, thanks to the simple user interface in the Site Control Panel, they are pretty easy to work with, even for novices. In addition, we’ve added a variety of complete how–to guides that will assist newbie customers promptly discover how to utilize the software tools!

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself against traffic theft

When you produce authentic information for your website, you will need to shield it from individuals who would like to use it without the need of your authorization. For this function, we’ve created an outstanding protective software instrument within the Host Q Site Control Panel. Host Q’s Hotlink Protection tool is built to shield all of the images at your web site from being used in any publications without having your agreement.

The instrument is certainly uncomplicated, with no settings demanded in any way. All you need to perform is choose which domain name to safeguard and activate the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized creation of .htaccess files

At Host Q, you have full access to the .htaccess file of one’s web site, to ensure you can make as many adjusts as you wish. Incorporating a few lines for the settings file, you will be able to reroute your site to a new link, or establish security password protection for a picked out directory, etcetera.

Using the powerful .htaccess Generator within the Site Control Panel, you don’t have to have any knowledge about .htaccess files whatsoever. Just show the tool what you would like to accomplish and for which website, and afterwards click the Save button. The intelligent program will create the .htaccess file to best suit your specific needs within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block harmful IPs from accessing your website

Inside of the Host Q Site Control Panel we’ve built in a highly useful tool that permits you to restrict ability to access your sites by hindering diverse IP addresses. With the IP blocking tool, you’ll be able to halt an IP address as well as an entire array of IPs from using your site. To see which IP addresses produce the ’harmful’ site traffic to your website, you can check out the Stats Manager.

Just about all IPs will be stopped up straight away and no–one will have the ability to observe or gain access to your site from them anymore.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP rules for your website

The Host Q Site Control Panel will give you the possibility to promptly change the PHP release for your personal cloud hosting account. It is easy to choose from various earlier PHP releases to the most recent stable PHP launch. We’ve built a simple point–and–click user interface that permits you to change the PHP version as frequently as you want. Then the edition you’ve selected is going to be employed at once.

Regardless of what PHP release you choose, you will also have control on the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your hosting account. You can quickly revise some of the more common selections, alter the complete php.ini file or speedily return all changes and set things back to their normal state.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Make automatic planned jobs

If there is something your website or web app would need to execute daily, you can easily automate it by making use of a cron job. Cron jobs will let you build timetabled duties, which can be completed at specified intervals. You may set cron jobs to mail you the status of your website daily or even to get rid of momentary files weekly so as to free disk space with your website hosting account.

Each cloud hosting plan is enabled with a distinct range of cron jobs. Added cron jobs are offered whenever you want from your Site Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to safeguard all your data files

While using the Host Q Site Control Panel, you are able to quickly guard each folder on your web site, due to Host Q’s Password Protection tool. Everything you need to achieve is pick the directory you wish to protect as well as indicate a login name in addition to a security password that only you’ll know. Your directory and all of its files are going to be protected quickly.

The security password you have specified are going to be kept in an encoded approach. No one will be able to read it and you’ll be capable to switch it whenever you want.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with several mouse–clicks

If you’d like to fast direct your site to another page or another web site, this can be done using our URL Redirection tool. It negates the need to set up PHP redirects or configure an .htaccess file. Simply designate the place you intend to point your domain to and the tool will handle what’s left. Your site is going to be redirected quickly.

And, in case you wish to terminate the redirection as well as have your site directed to the initial URL, that can be done with just a mouse–click.

URL Redirection