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This is the place to learn how to host, develop, and maintain your web site. The information here can also help you resolve any problems you may be experiencing with your account.

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  • How to install and configure the 2Checkout plugin for WordPress

    This article describes how to install the 2Checkout plugin for WordPress. The 2Checkout plugin is a WooCommerce extension that enables you to process customer payments securely and help ensure PCI compliance. You must install WordPress on your site before you can install WooCommerce or 2Checkout. Installing 2Checkout To install the 2Checkout plugin, follow these steps: AfterContinue Reading

  • How to receive PayPal payments on WordPress

    This article describes how to set up PayPal payments for a WordPress site using the WooCommerce extension. This configuration enables you to process customer payments securely and help ensure PCI compliance. Configuring PayPal payments After you install the WooCommerce extension, you can configure PayPal payments for your store. To do this, follow these steps: Log inContinue Reading

  • How to use the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel

    This article describes how to use the Zone Editor in cPanel to manage custom DNS records. About DNS records A DNS (Domain Name System) name server stores DNS records for a domain name. There are many types of DNS records, but some of the most common are: A records: An A record associates a domain nameContinue Reading

  • Autodiscovery and autoconfiguration DNS records

    This article discusses autodiscovery and autoconfiguration DNS records. About autodiscovery and autoconfiguration records By default, cPanel automatically creates autodiscovery and autoconfiguration DNS records for your domain. These records enable the Microsoft Outlook and Mozilla Thunderbird e-mail clients to automatically discover and configure access to your e-mail accounts. You can use the DNS Zone Editor in cPanel toContinue Reading

  • How to configure redirects in cPanel

    This article describes how to use cPanel to configure a web page to redirect to a different web page. About redirects A redirection occurs when a web server redirects a visitor from one web page to another web page. A common use of redirection is to create shorter, easy-to-remember URLs that redirect to longer URLs.Continue Reading

  • How to configure addon domains and aliases (parked domains) in cPanel

    This article describes how to configure addon domains and aliases (parked domains) in cPanel. Addon domains Using addon domains, you can host multiple web sites with separate domain names on your MushroomTech Hosting account. An addon domain is a domain that points to a subdirectory within your primary account. For example, if you own theContinue Reading

  • How to configure subdomains in cPanel

    This article describes how to add, redirect, and delete subdomains using cPanel. About subdomains A subdomain is a domain that is part of a larger domain, based upon a prefix name that you choose. For example, the example.com domain might have a subdomain for the support department that directs visitors to a separate area of the web site.Continue Reading

  • How To Backup Your Email Accounts via cPanel’s File Manager

    Backing up your email accounts (and messages) via cPanel File Manager is a wise way of preserving your email accounts if you wish to archive them, restore them, or wish to take extra precautions before migrating your account. You can still create a full (or partial) cPanel backup using the Backup tool within cPanel, but often there are situationsContinue Reading

  • How to configure file permissions in File Manager

    This article describes how to use cPanel’s File Manager to set permissions for your web site’s files and directories. About file permissions All files and directories on Linux computers have access permissions that tell the operating system how to handle access requests. There are three basic access permissions: Read: Files with read access enabled can beContinue Reading

  • How to upload and download files using cPanel’s File Manager

    This article describes how to use cPanel’s File Manager to upload and download files between your web site and your computer. Uploading a file to your web site The File Manager is useful for quick transfers of a few files. However, to transfer a large number of files or to use advanced file transfer features,Continue Reading