How to edit your hosts file

Editing your hosts file overrides the DNS entries for any domain by resolving that domain to the IP address of your choice, this change only affects the computer you are making the change on which makes it very useful for testing websites, for example when performing a migration. Editing your hosts file on Window 8, 8.1 and 10 From […]

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Exclude WordPress Directory/Folder from .htaccess RewriteRule

Sometimes the default WordPress rewrite rules might not work for permalinks. E.g. If you have other configurations declared in .htaccess files placed in sub-folders. You must edit the .htaccess and need to change the bold line below to omit the sub-folders from the WordPress rewrite rules. # BEGIN WordPress <IfModule mod_rewrite.c> RewriteEngine On RewriteBase / […]

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IIS: HTTP Error 404.3 – Not Found (Add a MIME Map)

You may get following HTTP error if you don’t have ASP feature installed in IIS 7/7.5/8/8.5 server. HTTP Error 404.3-Not Found The page you are requesting cannot be served because of the extension configuration. If the page is script, add a handler. If the file should be downloaded, add a MIME map. Causes It’s possible […]

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How to Restore MS SQL Server Database Backup File

Follow the steps mentioned below to restore a database from a backup file. STEP 1: Open your MS SQL Server Management Studio and connect to your database. STEP 2: Select the database and Right-click >> Tasks >> Restore >> Database: STEP 3:  The “Restore Database” window will display. Select “From device” mentioned below the “Source […]

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How to Backup an SQL Server Database using Management Studio

Follow the steps mentioned below to take a backup of SQL Server Database using Management Studio. STEP 1: Open your Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio, whichever you select, standard or express edition. STEP 2: Using your Database Username and Password, just login to your MS SQL server database. STEP 3: Select the database >> Right-click […]

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Creating Custom Error Page in cPanel

Error page is a web page displayed when your website is non-functional. General errors are 400 (Bad request), 403 (Forbidden), 404 (Not Found), etc which has a pre-defined error message. Custom error message is where you change those pre-defined error messages and add a custom message or redirect it to a different website. Custom error […]

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How to Create a New Admin Account in WordPress via MySQL

The following guidelines undertake that your WordPress database table prefix is set to “wp_“. If you work with something different table prefix, then change your code accordingly. For example, if you are using “wpsqltable_” in spite of “wp_“, after this the code “INSERT INTO ‘wp_users’” would change to “INSERT INTO ‘wpsqltable_users’“. Step 1: Log in […]

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How to Update Hosts File Entry on Windows, Ubuntu and Mac

What is a Hosts File? You can set IP addresses for a domain on your local system through editing hosts file that can overrule the authoritative DNS. It can allow you to check, what a domain will show if it’s pointed to a different server. The hosts file will be edited to block certain hostnames […]

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How to Install a Perl Module in cPanel

In this KB article, we will show you how to make Perl extension and increase its capabilities without having to code from scratch. Using a Perl module, you can easily utilise already written code to increase the functionality of your scripts. Think of it as placing an add-on to a very well-built machine. There is […]

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How to Change PHP Version Installed on the Server

To change PHP version, follow the steps below: STEP 1: Login to your cPanel account. STEP 2: Click the Select PHP Version below the Software and Services section. STEP 3: Here you can see the list of available modules and extensions. If you don’t have to change PHP version and simply need to turn on/off […]

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