Within the HostCover Site Control Panel, you’ll find a number of Advanced Resources. They’re developed for cloud hosting users who are experienced in handling their web hosting environment. Having said that, due to the convenient interface in the Site Control Panel, they are really straightforward to handle, even for newbies. Additionally, we’ve introduced a wide range of in–depth how–to tutorials that will help new users immediately be able to operate the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Safeguard yourself from bandwidth theft

From your HostCover Site Control Panel, you can actually quickly guard all the photos on your web sites from getting used any place else without having your authorization. And you’re able to do that with a few clicks of the mouse employing HostCover’s Hotlink Protection tool.

Everything you need to make is just pick the domain you would want to take care of and switch on the Hotlink Protection. Adjustments are going to take effect as soon as possible and your pictures are going to be shielded from unlawful use and bandwidth theft.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized generation of .htaccess files

Thanks to the .htaccess file, you can quickly manage your site – create redirections, generate password shielded directories, and so much more. From the HostCover Site Control Panel, you can quickly create new .htaccess files using the mighty .htaccess Generator.

You don’t need to learn a single thing about .htaccess files so as to operate HostCover’s .htaccess Generator. Merely define the alterations you desire to produce with the tool’s simple point–and–click interface and it will easily generate the necessary code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out malevolent IP addresses from your website

In the HostCover Site Control Panel we’ve incorporated a highly convenient tool that lets you minimize the ways to access your web sites by obstructing unique IP addresses. With the IP blocking tool, it’s possible to halt an IP address or even a whole range of IPs from using your site. To determine what IP addresses create the ’undesirable’ site traffic to your site, you can check out the Stats Manager.

All IP addresses are stopped up quickly and nobody will have a way to look at or gain access to your web site from them any longer.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Change the PHP settings for one’s website

The HostCover Site Control Panel offers the alternative to swiftly customize the PHP edition for one’s web hosting account. You’ll be able to make a choice from various earlier PHP versions up to the current stable PHP launch. We’ve formulated an easy–to–work–with user interface that lets you customize the PHP release as often as you want. And the edition you have chosen will be employed in the blink of an eye.

No matter which PHP build you choose, additionally, you’ll have control on the php.ini file – the PHP settings file for your account. You can quickly change some of the most popular options, alter the whole php.ini file or instantly revert all adjustments and then set things back to their defaulting state.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automated planned tasks

If there is something that your web site or app has to do each day, it’s easy to automate it by means of a cron job. Cron jobs let you come up with planned tasks, that may be done at specific intervals. You can make cron jobs to e–mail you the condition of your respective site everyday or to remove momentary files every week in order to liberate disk space in your hosting account.

Each cloud hosting plan features a varied amount of cron jobs. Extra cron jobs can be acquired any time through the Site Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Fantastic way to safeguard your data files

Using the HostCover Site Control Panel, you’ll be able to immediately protect each folder for your site, thanks to HostCover’s Password Protection tool. All you need to actually do is choose the folder you intend to protect and designate a username as well as a security password that just you’ll know. Your folder and all of its contents are going to be guarded straight away.

The security password you have specified are going to be kept in a protected fashion. No–one will be able to access it and you will be in the position to change it anytime you desire.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with a couple of mouse–clicks

If you would like quickly divert your site to a different web page or another site, this can be done with the URL Redirection instrument. It minimizes the necessity to come up with PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Simply designate the location you intend to point your web site towards and the software tool will handle the rest. Your domain can be rerouted very quickly.

If you prefer to revoke the redirection as well as have your web site directed back to the previous URL, that can be done with a click.

URL Redirection