We’ve included an abundance of Advanced Tools within the HD Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel. These tools can assist you to do straightforward tasks such as protecting a directory by using a pass word and also way more challenging ones such as, for instance, adjusting the PHP version of your account. Despite the tasks they are doing will vary, all the Advanced Tools have 1 uniformity. They are very straightforward and demand absolutely no distinctive competence on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself against bandwidth theft

From your HD Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you can actually immediately protect all of the graphics on your sites from being employed any place else devoid of your approval. And you can now make it happen with several clicks of the mouse using the Hotlink Protection tool.

Everything you need to make is merely opt for the domain you would want to secure and then switch on the Hotlink Protection. Modifications are going to work at once and your visuals will be protected from unwanted use and bandwidth thievery.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated generation of .htaccess files

By using the .htaccess file, you can quickly manage your website – configure redirections, come up with password shielded directories, and so on. From the HD Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel, you can quickly generate new .htaccess files using the mighty .htaccess Generator.

You do not have to know a single thing as related to .htaccess files to operate HD Web Hosting’s .htaccess Generator. Simply designate the changes you intend to generate using the tool’s simplified interface and it is going to easily generate the required code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block harmful IPs from your site

If you want to prevent a spammer from your website, an online troll out of your message board or, possibly a multiple IP addresses flooding your site, you’ll want to benefit from HD Web Hosting’s easy–to–work–with IP blocking tool. It allows anyone to easily block out an IP address or a full IP array from ever accessing your web site.

HD Web Hosting’s IP Blocking tool is admittedly straightforward. All you should actually do is enter the IP address (or addresses) you want to stop and then click on the action button. All of the IPs you’ve specified can be blacklisted straight away.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP rules for one’s site

In case the web app you use demands a special PHP build, or you want to make any PHP modifications, you can quickly make this happen in the HD Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel. You can actually alter the PHP release with a click of the mouse, picking from older PHP variants to the most recent secure PHP launch. You may also easily customize the most important functions inside of the php.ini file, or make a full overhaul of how your PHP release will work.

It’s not necessary to wait for a long time or restart anything for your modifications to work. The whole set of corrections are carried out live the moment you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Create automated planned jobs

If you have something which your web site or web app is required to conduct day after day, you’ll be able to automate it with the help of a cron job. Cron jobs enable you to make planned jobs, which can be carried through at specified time periods. You may set cron jobs to email you the status of one’s web site on a daily basis or even to erase temporary files every week so as to free disk space in your own hosting account.

Every cloud hosting plan is equipped with a various range of cron jobs. Further cron jobs can be obtained at any moment from your Web Site Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to shield all your files

Password protection is known as a solution to secure your site by way of a password to ensure that only pre–specified account holders have access to it. For example, you may want password protection any time you create your website and do not wish major search engines or other people to view it prior to it being all set or when you wish to have a private folder for your web site with approved access.The Password Protection tool packed inside the HD Web Hosting Web Site Control Panel will enable you to do this with simply a few mouse–clicks. You will be the only one to know the username and password required to log in if you do not share them with somebody else.

The security password are going to be held in a protected file format, so nobody can view it or read it. Only you, as the web site owner can be permitted to adjust it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only a few mouse–clicks

If you need to speedily route your website to a new page or another site, this can be done with our URL Redirection instrument. It eliminates the requirement to set up PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Basically designate the place you need to point your website to and the tool will take care of all the rest. Your web site will be rerouted very quickly.

And, in case you need to cancel the re–direction and also have your website directed back to the original URL, you can do so with simply a click.

URL Redirection