Q1. How to create a basic Home page ?
Please visit http://cp.Best-Hostings.in/dtc/ and login with your control panel login information. Once logged in, please click on File Manager on the left hand panel. You will be directly taken to the folder where your website related files are present.
To create your own home page, you would need to delete or rename index.php file already present.
To delete file : select the file by clicking on it once and hit â€œdeleteâ€ icon in file manager navigation bar. Click â€œyesâ€ to confirm deletion.
To rename file : select the file by clicking on it once and hit â€œrenameâ€ icon in file manager navigation bar.
Now, click on â€œNew Fileâ€ : Enter a â€œName:â€, Choose â€œType: Fileâ€ and leave â€œTarget of the Symbolic Link:â€ blank. Hit â€œCreateâ€.
Once created, select the file by clicking on it once and hit â€œEditâ€. File will open in a text editor. Enter necessary HTML code there and â€œSaveâ€ it. The access the page through a browser as http://domainname.com/filename .
Q2. How to upload files in a folder ?
Through File Manager in control panel , we can upload upto 7 files at a time (Maximum File Size = 2 MB and Maximum Upload Limit = 8 MB applicable ) .
-Click on â€œUploadâ€ icon.
- In Upload file(s) pop up, â€œBrowseâ€ and select the files from your local computer for uploading.
- Hit â€œsaveâ€
Note : If a file with same name as that of an existing file is being uploaded, it will overwrite the existing file if you keep the option â€œOverwrite exiting file(s)?â€ is checked.
Q3. How to zip or unzip files ?
Through File Manager in control panel , we can zip or unzip multiple files and folders.
Steps to Zip files and folders :
Select all the files .
Click on â€œArchiveâ€ icon
In Archive item(s) pop up : Enter a name in â€œName of the Archive Fileâ€ , Type â€ Zipâ€ and Enter the path in â€œSave the Archive in this directoryâ€ and hit â€œCreateâ€ . [Also, Download? Box can be checked if you want to download the zip file.]
Steps to UnZip files:
select the file by clicking on it once and click on â€œExtract Archiveâ€ button.
Click yes to proceed with unzipping of files.
Q4. How to create databases ?
Best Hostings provide mysql database. In order to create database , please follow the steps here :
Click on Mysql in left hand navigation panel in Control Panel
To add an user, enter required Username and corresponding Password and hit â€œCreateâ€ in â€œYour usersâ€ section.
To assign a database to one user, enter database name and choose corresponding user from dropdown and then hit â€œCreateâ€ in â€œList of your databasesâ€.
Q5. How to administer database ?
Best Hostings provides you with phpmyadmin tool.
Click on appropriate icon on the top in the control panel of your account or directly visit https://cp.Best-Hostings.in/phpmyadmin/. Once phpmyadmin is open, you can enter your database username and password to log in.
Q6. How to create ftp account ?
In order to create ftp account , please follow the steps here :
In New FTP account section, enter a â€œLoginâ€ and â€œpasswordâ€ ( Random password can generated by clicking on icon next to it) .
Click on the â€œtickâ€ mark.
Q 7. How to connect to FTP using FileZilla ?
Filezilla is a FTP program to allow you to transfer files from your local computer to remote server.
Open the Filezilla program
Enter Host : YOURDOMAINAME.com
User : Your FTP username
Password : Your FTP password
Now, click on â€œQuickconnectâ€
Once connected, left hand window will show your local system and right hand window will show remote system
In order to transfer a file from local system ( left window) to remote server ( right window), please right click on it and choose the option â€œUploadâ€. On successful transfer, the file will get displayed on right hand side window. [Similarly, folder can be transferred ]
Same steps need to be repeated for downloading a file from remote server ( right window) to local system ( left window) .
Q8. How to create a Mailbox ?
Best Hostings control panel allows you to create mailbox very easily.
Click on domainname in left hand navigation panel in Control Panel
Click on Mailboxes.
In â€œNew mailboxâ€ section: enter username in â€œLoginâ€, enter name and enter password . Then click on â€œtickâ€ mark.
Also, you can customize options like Enable SPAM filtering, SPAM mailbox destination, Mailbox quota, Mailbox max files quota etc.
Q9. How do I read/write email ?
Best Hostings has integrated webmail system to be able to read and write emails.
Click on appropriate icon on the top in the control panel of your account to open webmail
Use your email address as login and corresponding password
Once logged in, you will be able to read emails in INBOX
Also, you will be able to compose email to send out to other email addresses.
Q10 . How do I copy a file/folder ?
Through File Manager in control panel , you can copy file and folder.
Go to File Manager in Control Panel for your account.
Select the file/folder you want to copy and highlight it by clicking once on it.