Within the XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel, you’ll find a set of Advanced Applications. They are created for cloud hosting users who’re experienced in maintaining their web hosting setting. Having said that, due to the simple interface of the Hosting Control Panel, they are quite easy to work with, even for newcomers. Also, we’ve added a wide range of descriptive how–to guides which can help new users swiftly find out how to operate the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself from traffic cyber–theft

Whenever you come up with genuine content material there’s always somebody that will try to make use of devoid of your agreement. It is true simultaneously to textual content as well as pics. This is where the Hotlink Protection tool built into the Hosting Control Panel will surely help you out. With simply a click of the mouse, you will safeguard all visuals on your web site by preventing other websites from connecting to them.

By result of this, not only will you stop others from stealing your visuals, but you’ll also ensure that you stick to your monthly data traffic restriction.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic creation of .htaccess files

Integrated inside the XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel you’ll find .htaccess Generator – a strong software instrument, which enables you to create .htaccess files and never have to create them by hand. Our tool involves absolutely no experience as well as zero understanding of .htaccess file operations.

Using an .htaccess file, you can quickly redirect a couple of pages within your web site as well as the full website to a different area. You may also make use of it to protect a folder by using a username and password as well as to enable PHP code inside HTML files, etc.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop harmful IP addresses from accessing your site

Inside the XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel we’ve included a particularly practical tool that allows you to reduce the ways to access your websites by hindering diverse IP addresses. With the IP blocking tool, you can easily prevent an IP address or even a whole array of IPs from using your web site. To find out which IP addresses generate the ’bad’ site traffic to your website, you should check out the Stats Manager.

All IP addresses will be hindered immediately and then nobody will have a way to look at or gain access to your web site from them anymore.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Modify the PHP settings for your web site

The XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel will provide you with the alternative to instantly change the PHP build for use on your account. You can pick from old PHP versions up to the newest stable PHP launch. We have created an uncomplicated interface that enables you to customize the PHP build as many times as you like. And the edition you’ve picked out will be implemented straight away.

No matter which PHP release you select, additionally, you will have complete control on the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your web hosting account. You can quickly modify a lot of popular selections, change the total php.ini file or rapidly revert all changes as well as set things back to their normal condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automatic planned tasks

If there’s a report that you need to run daily, or if there are numerous automated jobs you would like your site to execute, then cron jobs are really what you require. Through the XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel, you can quickly set and control all sorts of cron jobs. We’ve got produced a quick way to create a cron job. It requires under a minute for a unique task to get slated for execution.

Cron jobs are available with all of our cloud hosting packages. Each features a varied range of cron jobs. Further cron jobs are available as an update at any time you want.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to secure all your data files

Password protection can be described as an option to secure your website by way of a password to make sure that just certain account holders can access it. For example, you might need security password protection any time you build your website and do not wish major search engines or other people to find it before it’s set or when you wish to have a personal folder within your web site with approved access.The Password Protection instrument included at the XL Web Hosting Hosting Control Panel will let you do this with only a couple of mouse–clicks. You will be the only one that knows the username and password necessary to sign in unless you share them with someone else.

The password will be saved in a protected format, so no one will be able to see it or read it. Only you, as the web site owner are going to be capable to modify it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with just several clicks

If you want to swiftly route your website to a different webpage or some other site, this can be done using the URL Redirection instrument. It minimizes the need to come up with PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Just define the location you wish to point your web site to and the software tool will handle all the rest. Your web site can be rerouted automatically.

And, in case you have to revoke the redirection and also have your website pointed to the previous URL, you can do this with simply a mouse–click.

URL Redirection