We’ve included a lot of Advanced Instruments with the Forest City Hosting Website Control Panel. These tools will allow you to do hassle–free things for instance safeguarding a folder by using a pass word or far more challenging ones like, as an example, shifting the PHP build of your website hosting account. Though the duties they actually do are very different, the Advanced Instruments have one thing in common. They are really convenient–to–use and require no distinctive competence from you.

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself against bandwidth theft

In the Forest City Hosting Website Control Panel, you’re able to instantaneously secure all the photographs within your web sites from being employed somewhere else devoid of your permission. And you will make it happen with merely several mouse–clicks making use of Forest City Hosting’s Hotlink Protection tool.

Everything you need to do is actually opt for the domain you would like to take care of and then enable the Hotlink Protection. Adjusts are going to take effect in the blink of an eye and your visuals are going to be protected from unauthorized use and data transfer thievery.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Auto building of .htaccess files

Integrated inside the Forest City Hosting Website Control Panel you can discover .htaccess Generator – a highly–effective software tool, which enables you to produce .htaccess files and never having to generate them by hand. Forest City Hosting’s tool involves zero experience as well as no understanding of .htaccess file administration.

Having an .htaccess file, you can quickly reroute a few web pages of your respective website or, perhaps the full website to a different place. You can even use it to defend a folder by using a username and password as well as to permit PHP code inside HTML files, etcetera.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop malicious IPs from your site

If you want to prevent a spammer from reaching your website, a web troll out of your message board or even a a stack of IPs flooding your web site, you’ll want to take advantage of the intuitive IP blocking tool. It enables anyone to speedily block out an IP address or maybe a a full IP range from ever accessing your web site.

Our IP Blocking tool is definitely easy–to–work–with. What you need to do is enter the IP address (or addresses) that you want to stop and click on the action button. All the IPs you have inserted are going to be block for good right away.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP settings for your web site

The Forest City Hosting Website Control Panel presents an opportunity to quickly change the PHP edition for your own hosting account. You’ll be able to make a choice from various earlier PHP versions up to the current stable PHP launch. We have produced an easy–to–work–with interface that lets you alter the PHP version as often as you would like to. And the edition you’ll have chosen is going to be employed as soon as possible.

Whichever PHP edition you select, you will have total control in the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your hosting account. It’s easy to adjust a lot of common options, update the full php.ini file or quickly revert all changes and also set things back to their normal condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automatic scheduled tasks

If you have something which your web site or web application should perform on a regular basis, you can easily automate it by means of a cron job. Cron jobs enable you to generate timetabled duties, which can be performed at specific intervals. You may set cron jobs to email you the status of your website day–to–day or remove short–term files weekly in order to free disk space with your hosting account.

Every single cloud hosting plan comes with a distinct number of cron jobs. More cron jobs are sold any time within your Website Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to safeguard your files

Password protection is a solution to protect your website employing a username and password in order that just pre–specified users have access to it. For instance, you’ll most likely need password protection when you design your web site and do not want the search engines or others to find it prior to it being completely ready or when you want to create a private directory on your own website with approved access.The Password Protection instrument included within the Forest City Hosting Website Control Panel will allow you to make that happen with merely a few clicks. You’re going to be the only person to know the username and password required to sign in should you not share them with someone else.

The security password are going to be held in an encoded file format, so not one person is able to see it or check it out. You alone, as the site owner can be in a position to adjust it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with several mouse–clicks

If you would like fast redirect your website to a different webpage or another web site, you can do this with our URL Redirection instrument. It minimizes the necessity to create PHP redirects or configure an .htaccess file. Just identify the location you want to point your site towards and the software tool will handle the rest. Your website is going to be rerouted speedily.

And if you need to cease the redirection and have your web site directed to the initial URL, this can be done with simply a click of your computer mouse.

URL Redirection