Within the OpenHost Control Panel, you can find an array of Advanced Instruments. They are developed for cloud hosting customers who are proficient in maintaining their hosting environment. Still, because of the simple to use interface of the Control Panel, they are quite straightforward to make use of, even for newcomers. Additionally, we have added a wide range of thorough how–to videos which will help inexperienced clients easily figure out how to work with the software instruments!

Hotlink Protection

Safeguard yourself from traffic theft

From our OpenHost Control Panel, you can instantly safeguard all of the graphics within your sites from being used anywhere else without your approval. And you can make it happen with several clicks of your computer mouse using OpenHost’s Hotlink Protection tool.

Everything you need to do is just pick the domain you want to guard and then enable the Hotlink Protection. Adjustments are going to be effective as soon as possible and your pictures will be protected against unwanted employment and traffic theft.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized generation of .htaccess files

At OpenHost, you’ll get access to the .htaccess file of your respective web site, to make sure you can make as many modifications as you wish. Incorporating just a couple of lines in the settings file, you’ll be able to route your web site to a different website address, or configure password protection for a picked directory, etcetera.

Using the mighty .htaccess Generator within the Control Panel, you will not need to possess any knowledge about .htaccess files whatsoever. Just convey to the tool what you need to accomplish and for which site, afterwards click the Save button. OpenHost’s clever system will produce the .htaccess file on your behalf within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block harmful IPs from accessing your site

When you’ve got a well–known site, sooner or later you fall victim to spammers and malevolent website visitors. You’ll be able to defend all of your web sites from this kind of activities by using the IP blocking instrument incorporated into OpenHost’s Control Panel. The tool will provide you with the option to effectively prevent an IP address or possibly a whole array of IP addresses with just a mouse–click.

Combined with the comprehensive web stats and the GeoIP redirection tools, the IP Blocking tool will assist you to efficiently command the ability to access your site.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Customize the PHP rules for one’s website

If the app you are using necessitates a different PHP build, or, if you want to make any PHP alterations, it’s easy to make that happen in the OpenHost Control Panel. It is possible to alter the PHP release with only a click, choosing from older PHP editions to the most recent secure PHP launch. It’s also possible to swiftly change the most important settings inside the php.ini file, or develop a full change of how your PHP release performs.

You do not need to wait patiently for hours or restart anything for the modifications to take effect. The modifications are carried out live the second you save them.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automated planned tasks

Inside the OpenHost Control Panel, we have developed an uncomplicated and intuitive user interface for setting up completely new in addition to managing established cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is really a timetabled task – usually a script, that’s executed at predefined periods of time. It can be a basic script for checking out when your web site is on the web, an emailing script, a web site effectiveness record, etc.

You can set and use cron jobs with all of the cloud hosting packages. In the event you demand extra cron jobs, it’s possible to acquire more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Simple way to give protection to your data files

Password protection is really an option to secure your website’s full content by having a password to ensure that just particular individuals can access it. For example, you may need password protection in case you create your web site and do not want the search engines or other people to see it before it is available or if you want to have an exclusive directory within your website with authorized access.The Password Protection instrument included in the OpenHost Control Panel will help you accomplish this with just a couple of clicks. You’ll be the only one who knows the username and password required to log in if you do not share them with somebody else.

The security password are going to be kept in an encrypted format, so no–one should be able to see it or check it out. You alone, as the website owner will be permitted to alter it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with merely a couple of clicks

If at any moment you want to route your web site to another website address, you can do that easily when using the URL Redirection instrument integrated in the OpenHost Control Panel. You simply will not have to make a particular .htaccess file and deal with advanced lines of code. Everything you should make is pick which website to divert and precisely where you would like it to lead to. Our smart system will handle everything for you.

And, in case you no longer need the domain redirection that you’ve specified, it is possible to stop it with simply a click of the mouse.

URL Redirection