Within the AfterHost Web Site Control Panel, you can find a variety of Advanced Applications. They are developed for cloud hosting clients who are accustomed to maintaining their hosting setting. Having said that, on account of the straightforward user interface of the Web Site Control Panel, they are really straightforward to manage, even for newbies. What is more, we have introduced an array of detailed how–to videos which will help beginner customers speedily discover how to use the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself from traffic theft

Any time you produce original content for your website, you will need to shield it from those who desire to use it without the need of your authorization. Because of this, we’ve integrated an exclusive safety software instrument inside the AfterHost Web Site Control Panel. The Hotlink Protection tool is made to secure all of the pics at your site from being employed in different publications without your approval.

The tool is admittedly intuitive, without having any settings needed in the least. All you must actually do is select which domain name to safeguard and switch on the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic generation of .htaccess files

By making use of the .htaccess file, it’s easy to control your web site – set redirections, make security password secured directories, and much more. In the AfterHost Web Site Control Panel, it’s easy to make new .htaccess files applying AfterHost’s impressive .htaccess Generator.

You do not need to know anything at all with regards to .htaccess files in order to use AfterHost’s .htaccess Generator. Just define the alterations you intend to generate while using the tool’s easy–to– navigate interface and it is going to effortlessly create the necessary code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IPs out of your site

If you wish to block out a spammer from accessing your web site, a web troll in your message board or a a stack of IP addresses flooding your website, you ought to make full use of the user–friendly IP blocking tool. It allows anyone to promptly prevent an IP address or a full IP variety from ever being able to access your site.

The IP Blocking tool is really uncomplicated. What you need to actually do is enter the IP address (and / or addresses) you’d like to have to bar and click the action button. All of the IP addresses you’ve typed in can be blacklisted automatically.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Alter the PHP rules for your web site

If ever the app you are using necessitates a specific PHP release, or you need to make any PHP adjustments, it’s easy to make this happen from the AfterHost Web Site Control Panel. It is easy to change the PHP build with a click of the mouse, selecting from older PHP editions to the present stable PHP launch. You might also promptly modify the most critical settings inside the php.ini file, or develop a full change of how your PHP version works.

It’s not necessary to hold back all day or reboot anything at all for the adjusts to be effective. All the corrections are implemented live once you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automatic planned tasks

When there’s a thing that your site or web app needs to complete on a daily basis, it is easy to automate it thanks to a cron job. Cron jobs assist you to make planned chores, that can be executed at selected periods. You could make cron jobs to mail you the rank of your respective web site daily or delete short–term files every week so as to free disk space inside your website hosting account.

Every single cloud hosting plan is provided with a different amount of cron jobs. More cron jobs are sold any time within your Web Site Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to protect your data

If you want to build an area in your web site that will be seen simply to the users you wish, it’s possible to make the most of the Password Protection instrument. Using it it’s easy to generate a password protected folder that is to be encrypted and available merely to you and anybody who you share the login details with.

The folder will be protected automatically and no one else will be able to see precisely what is inside. You’ll certainly be the one individual who will be able to modify or switch it unless you decide to authorize additional customers to get into it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

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

If you would like immediately direct your web site to another webpage or any other website, that can be done with the URL Redirection instrument. It minimizes the need to come up with PHP redirects or set up an .htaccess file. Just select the location you need to point your domain name to and the software instrument will take care of what’s left. Your web site can be rerouted rapidly.

And if you want to revoke the redirection as well as have your web site pointed to the previous URL, you can do so with merely a click of your computer mouse.

URL Redirection