In the Sweetgum Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you will find a set of Advanced Tools. They are intended for cloud hosting users who’re experienced with managing their web hosting environment. However, thanks to the uncomplicated user interface in the Web Hosting Control Panel, they are pretty easy to use, even for rookies. Also, we have introduced a wide range of lengthy how–to videos which will help inexperienced customers rapidly figure out how to take advantage of the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself against data transfer theft

Any time you create unique website content for one’s site, it is essential to protect it from individuals who would like to use it without having your permission. By reason of this, we’ve developed a specialized safety software tool in the Sweetgum Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel. Our Hotlink Protection tool is made to protect all of the pics at your site from being published in any publications without having your permission.

The instrument is actually convenient, without setup required at all. All you should carry out is pick which domain name to shield and switch on the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized creation of .htaccess files

At Sweetgum Hosting, you have accessibility to the .htaccess file of one’s site, which means you can make as many modifications as you wish. Including only a few lines for the configuration file, you will be able to divert your site to an alternative web link, or setup password defense for a specific directory, and so on.

While using the highly effective .htaccess Generator within the Web Hosting Control Panel, you no longer need to possess any knowledge about .htaccess files whatsoever. Just show the tool what you wish to do as well as for exactly which web site, and then click on the Save button. Our smart platform will create the .htaccess file for you in seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out malevolent IPs out of your site

If you have to obstruct a spammer from reaching your web site, a web troll in your message board or, possibly a multiple IP addresses flooding your site, it’s best to take full advantage of the simple–to–use IP blocking tool. It allows you to quickly block out an IP address or, possibly a whole IP range from ever being able to access your web site.

The IP Blocking tool is actually easy–to–work–with. Everything you need to actually do is type in, the IP address (and / or addresses) that you like to block and click on the action button. All of the IP addresses you’ve entered will be stopped up immediately.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Customize the PHP rules for your web site

The Sweetgum Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel offers the advantage to immediately modify the PHP version for one’s cloud hosting account. It is possible to select from older PHP releases up to the latest stable PHP release. We’ve designed a convenient–to–use interface that allows you to change the PHP build as many times as you wish. Then the build you’ve picked out is going to be used straight away.

Regardless which PHP version you select, furthermore, you will have control within the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your hosting account. It’s easy to revise some of the more popular options, edit the total php.ini file or speedily revert all changes and also set things back to their defaulting condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automated scheduled jobs

If there’s some report you need to conduct on a daily basis, or, perhaps there are several automated jobs you would like your web site to perform, then cron jobs are exactly what you’ve been looking for. Through the Sweetgum Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, it’s easy to create and control all kinds of cron jobs. We have created a simple method to create a cron job. It’s going to take less than a minute for any fresh task to be appointed for execution.

Cron jobs are provided by all of our cloud hosting offers. Each comes with a different range of cron jobs. Extra cron jobs are offered as an update if you want.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to defend all your data

If you need to set up an area within your site that is visible merely to the individuals you would like, you’re able to take advantage of the Password Protection instrument. Using it you can quickly generate a password protected folder which will be secured and available only to you and also anybody whom you share the login information with.

The folder is going to be safeguarded straight away and no person else will be able to check out precisely what is inside. You’ll certainly be the sole person who will be in the position to alter or switch it if you do not decide to authorize different clients to get into it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only several mouse–clicks

With the Sweetgum Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you are able to promptly divert your domain name to a new area by means of Sweetgum Hosting’s URL Redirection tool. It’s extremely easy to use – everything you need to do is identify just where your domain name should be pointing to. No requirement for any type of .htaccess files, PHP redirections whatsoever, DNS settings, and the like to be set. Your site will be rerouted towards the new area right away.

It is easy to stop the domain redirection at any time. What you need to do is navigate to the URL Redirection tool and turn off the domain redirection. Then your site will rapidly begin pointing towards the original location.

URL Redirection