We have included a bunch of Advanced Applications inside the Point Host Control Panel. These tools will assist you to do easy jobs for example protecting a folder with a password or way more advanced ones like, for instance, shifting the PHP release of your hosting account. Although the jobs they do are very different, all the Advanced Applications have 1 uniformity. They are really user–friendly and involve zero particular ability on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself from traffic theft

Any time you create original content material for your own website, it is recommended to protect it from people who would like to use it without the need of your permission. For this reason, we have designed a special protective tool inside the Point Host Control Panel. Our Hotlink Protection tool was created to shield all pictures on your website from being published in any publications devoid of your agreement.

The tool is actually simple to use, without any configuration expected at all. All you must carry out is just determine which domain name to protect and activate the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated creation of .htaccess files

With the help of the .htaccess file, it’s easy to take control of your website – configure redirections, come up with username and password guarded folders, and much more. In the Point Host Control Panel, it’s easy to generate unique .htaccess files using our strong .htaccess Generator.

You don’t have to know anything with regards to .htaccess files so as to use Point Host’s .htaccess Generator. Simply specify the changes you have to generate with the tool’s intuitive point and click user interface and our the will immediately produce the necessary code on your behalf.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Prevent malicious IP addresses from accessing your website

In the Point Host Control Panel we have integrated an exceedingly useful tool that enables you to minimize entry to your web sites by preventing numerous IP addresses. With the IP blocking tool, you’re able to halt an IP address or an entire range of IPs from interacting with your site. To determine what IP addresses generate the ’undesirable’ traffic to your website, you should check out the Stats Manager.

All of the IP addresses will be blacklisted instantly and no–one will be able to view or access your web site from them any longer.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Change the PHP settings for one’s website

For all of the cloud hosting plans from Point Host, you may choose the PHP release for your sites – from old PHP releases such as PHP 4 to the newest stable versions. It can be done with only a click. All of the adjusts are carried out in a flash. For every single PHP build, you have access to the php.ini file for use on your site, so you’re able to absolutely modify the way PHP works.

We supply a streamlined user interface, which allows you to immediately customize the most important PHP functions. Whenever you want, you could also return to the standard settings so as to bring back a backup.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automated scheduled tasks

If there’s something your site or web application has got to do day after day, you can easily automate it by making use of a cron job. Cron jobs help you to generate scheduled chores, which can be carried through at particular time intervals. You can make cron jobs to e–mail you the condition of your site every day or to get rid of temporary files on a weekly basis so as to free disk space in your own web hosting account.

Every single cloud hosting plan is equipped with a distinct range of cron jobs. Supplemental cron jobs can be obtained anytime through your Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Fantastic way to defend all your files

Using the Point Host Control Panel, it’s possible to instantly defend every directory on your website, as a result of the Password Protection tool. What you need to actually do is choose the directory you intend to shield and then identify a username together with a security password that just you will know. Your folder and all of its files will be secured quickly.

The password you have selected are going to be stored in an encrypted manner. Nobody can access it and you’ll be in the position to switch it if you want.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with just several mouse–clicks

Through the Point Host Control Panel, you will be able to promptly route your domain name to a different site with the assistance of Point Host’s URL Redirection tool. It is actually easy to use – all you have to make is identify precisely where your web site should be linked to. No requirement for any .htaccess files, PHP redirections whatsoever, DNS adjustments, and the like to be made. Your web site can be redirected to the completely new place immediately.

It’s possible to cease the website redirection at any time. All you need to actually do is go to the URL Redirection tool and then turn off the website redirection. Your domain will begin to begin going to the primary location.

URL Redirection