Difficulty Level: Easy
Backups of your cPanel account are crucial and it is your responsibility to create them. We do make off site backups available on selected dates for a fee to retrieve them.
Here are the steps to create a backup of your account:
Login to cPanel
Locate the Files section and click on Backup
cPanel Files Section Under the heading Full Backup, choose the option to Download a Full Website Backup cPanel Backup Screenshot On the next screen, you will be prompted to choose where to save the backup and if you want to be notified when it has completed.
Create a New Database Difficulty Level: Easy
Login to your cPanel Account
Locate the Databases section and click on MySQL® Databases shown below
cPanel Databases Section The screenshot shown below is what you will see after clicking MySQL® Databases from step 2 above cPanel MySQL Databases Screenshot Create a Database Name First
Create a Database User and Password. We strongly suggest using the Password Generator. Do NOT create a weak password.
Export an Existing Database Difficulty Level: Easy
If you want to backup your database (no files) before you make changes, you can follow these steps:
Login to your cPanel account
Find the Databases Section and click on phpMyAdmin
cPanel Databases Section Select the database that you want to backup from the options in the left column
Click the Export tab at the top of the screen and you’ll see this page
The cPanel Address Importer feature allows you to quickly setup new email accounts if you are manually migrating from elsewhere.
To get started, login to cPanel and locate the Email section shown below.
cPanel Email Section The next screen is shown below where you are presented with the options to import Email Accounts or Forwarders. If you already know the format to use, proceed here. If not, click on the link to see the example file format.
cPanel Advanced Section Find out how to use the following features in the Advanced section of cPanel.
cPanel Advanced Official Documenation
Configure an email account to send automated emails. This can be useful if you are on vacation or unavailable, or if you have a generic message that you wish to send from a support email address.
Make sure to turn these off when not in use. Sending too many autoresponder emails begins to look like spam to receiving mail servers and could get your IP address blacklisted.
Login to your cPanel account
The default language for our servers is English. If you would like to change this, start by logging in to your cpanel account.
Locate the preferences section and click on Change Language
cPanel Preferences Section From the screen shown below, choose a new language from the dropdown list of options and click Change. You can change this language at any time in the future.
cPanel Change Language Screen If you need any assistance, please submit a ticket for Technical Support
Cron Jobs are very useful for automating many functions of a website such as auto updates, pruning data, using Wordpress cron to publish scheduled posts and much more.
Difficulty Level: Moderate to Advanced
To get started, you’ll need to login to your cPanel account.
Once you are logged in, locate the Advanced section and then click on Cron Jobs
Most software providers will give you a specific cron path. All that you need to do is amend the /home/cpanel-user/proper-directory to point to where your software install is located.