We’ve listed a large amount of Advanced Instruments in the hostfields Web Site Control Panel. All these tools will help you do quick jobs such as guarding a folder using a pass word or significantly more elaborate ones like, for example, changing the PHP version of your website hosting account. Although the duties they actually do are not the same, all of the Advanced Instruments have 1 thing in common. They’re quite well–designed and demand virtually no specific expertise from you.

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself from bandwidth theft

From our hostfields Web Site Control Panel, you can actually promptly shield all the visuals in your sites from being employed any place else without your agreement. And you’re able to make that happen with just a couple of clicks of the mouse applying hostfields’s Hotlink Protection tool.

What you need to do is actually decide on the domain you need to secure and trigger the Hotlink Protection. Changes are going to be effective as soon as possible and your photos will be protected against illegal use and traffic thievery.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated generation of .htaccess files

Thanks to the .htaccess file, you can quickly take control of your site – set redirections, establish password shielded folders, etc. Within the hostfields Web Site Control Panel, you can quickly develop completely new .htaccess files applying the highly effective .htaccess Generator.

You do not have to know anything at all regarding .htaccess files to operate the .htaccess Generator. Simply define the changes you have to make using the tool’s user–friendly and uncomplicated user interface and it will immediately create the required code on your behalf.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Prevent malevolent IPs out of your website

If you wish to block out a spammer from accessing your site, a web troll in your discussion board as well as a a pack of IP addresses flooding your web site, you ought to make the most of our convenient–to–use IP blocking tool. It allows you to instantly obstruct an IP address or maybe a an entire IP range from ever accessing your website.

hostfields’s IP Blocking tool is admittedly simple. Everything you need to do is enter in, the IP address (and / or addresses) which you want to bar and click the action button. All the IPs you’ve entered can be obstructed instantly.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Customize the PHP settings for your personal web site

The hostfields Web Site Control Panel offers you the advantage to promptly alter the PHP version for your own cloud hosting account. It is easy to choose from various earlier PHP releases all the way to the most up–to–date stable PHP release. We’ve put together an easy–to–operate user interface that permits you to change the PHP version as often as you desire. And the edition you have picked out will be employed straight away.

Regardless of what PHP release you decide on, you’ll also have total control in the php.ini file – the PHP settings file for your website hosting account. It’s easy to alter a lot of common selections, change the entire php.ini file or swiftly return all modifications as well as set things to their standard state.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automated scheduled jobs

In the hostfields Web Site Control Panel, we have launched a quick and user–friendly interface for setting up fresh in addition to dealing with existing cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is a scheduled activity – normally a script, that is carried out at pre–set periods of time. It may be a basic script for checking out if your website is on the web, a mailing script, a web site effectiveness record, etcetera.

You can configure and make use of cron jobs with the cloud hosting offers. For those who require additional cron jobs, you can always buy extra as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Simple way to defend your files

If you want to establish a place in your own site which is visible only to the folks you wish, you can make full use of hostfields’s Password Protection tool. Using it it’s easy to create a password protected folder that is to be encoded and available just to you and also anyone else whom you share the sign in info with.

The folder will be safeguarded easily and nobody else can look at exactly what is on the inside. You’re the only person who will be capable of adjust or switch it unless you decide to approve different clients to reach it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with merely several mouse–clicks

In case at anytime you decide to direct your site to another link, you can do that rather quickly with the URL Redirection instrument listed in the hostfields Web Site Control Panel. You simply will not need to generate a particular .htaccess file and go through advanced lines of code. All that you should actually do is determine which website to reroute and precisely where you would like it to point to. Our smart system is going to manage everything for you.

And when you no longer need the domain redirection that you’ve specified, you’ll be able to revoke it by way of a click.

URL Redirection