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  • What are some basic HTML tags that I can use to build my website?

    Here are a few basic HTML tags that may be helpful: <p></p> – paragraph. <h1></h1> to <h6></h6> – heading. <br> – line break. Doesn't require content or a closing tag. <b></b> – bold <i></i> – italic <u></u> – underlined <a></a> – A link. The href attribute should be used to indicate the link's destination. Example: <a href="http://www.dynadot.com">Link to Dynadot</a> Please note the following: – Don't forget to include a closing tag (e.g. <b>bold</b>) – It is recommended to always use lowercase letters in tags. For more information regarding HTML, check out the HTML section of our blog where we have a few posts that can help get you started! Don't want to have to learn and use HTML or other code to create your website? We have the solution! Check out our easy-to-use, no coding-required, Website Builder! You can even try it for free!

  • How do I let others access their email online from your Email Hosting?

    Our Email Hosting allows you to create unlimited email accounts. In many cases, you may be creating email addresses for others to use - employees, family, friends, etc. You can allow other people to access their email without having them log into your Dynadot account, which can be an account security risk. To do this, you simply need to create a new user within your Email Hosting account. To create a new user, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar . Click on the "edit website" link in the "Edit Site" column. A new page will load in a new browser window. Click on the "Mailbox" link in the main menu. Click on the "Mailbox Users" link in the sub-menu. Your webmail link will be shown here. There will also be a default "root" user already created; however, we suggest that you keep this user account for yourself. To create a new user account, enter a username in the "Username" field and click the "Create New User" button. Click on the username link. You can edit the username, password, and name of the user here. You can also set which email addresses are accessible for this user. Once you have set up your user account(s), they can be accessed by visiting the following link: http://www.yourdomain.ext/user/signin.html (you'll need to replace the "yourdomain" part with, well, your domain). Then, they will need to enter the username and password that you created for them. Please note: The above link will only work if your domain is using the "Dynadot Hosting" setting. If you are using this setting, you will see "Dynadot Email Hosting" listed in the "Name Server" column for your domain under the "Manage" page on our "Domains" drop down in your Dynadot account. If you don't see that, you will need to set your domain to our Email Hosting in order to get the link to work.

  • How do I access my Advanced Web Hosting cPanel account?

    To access your Advanced Hosting cPanel account, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting” from the left-side menu bar . Click on the "cPanel login" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser tab. Please note that we no longer offer our Advanced Hosting product. If you are looking for a hosting product that offers cPanel, you can use our VPS Hosting, which allows you to add cPanel as well as other templates.

  • How do I change my root password for my VPS Hosting?

    To change the root password for your VPS Hosting package, please follow these steps: log in as root and enter: passwd Enter your new password. If you make a mistake entering the new password, type: CTRL+C You'll be prompted to enter in the new password again. Re-enter the new password to verify.

  • I am trying to create my domain email addresses in Email Hosting, but the "Mailbox Admin" link does not appear. Why?

    If you are trying to create domain email addresses in Email Hosting and the "Mailbox Admin" link does not appear, check to see if you already have email forwarding set up for your domain by following these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select the "Domains" tab in the main menu. Locate your domain and click the link listed in the "Name Server" column. After the page loads, you should see your current name server choice close to the top of the page. Click on the "Email Forwarding" tab. Click on the radio button next to the "Do Not Forward Email" option. Click the "Save Email Settings" button to save your changes. The "Mailbox Admin" link should now appear in your Email Hosting account. Learn how to set up email forwarding for your Email Hosting addresses instead.

  • How do I install the LAMP software bundle (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) on CentOS VPS Hosting?

    Once you SSH into your VPS Hosting, type the following commands to have LAMP installed: Install Apache yum install httpd chkconfig httpd on service httpd start Install MySQL Database Server In the last step when installing mysql, you will be asked to set a root MySQL password. You will also be asked to remove anonymous users, disallow root login remotely, and a few other questions. Answer "yes" all the way to the last question and the installation is finished. yum install mysql-server mysql php-mysql php -y service mysqld start chkconfig --levels 235 mysqld on /usr/bin/mysql_secure_installation The LAMP installation is done. Visit your default page: http://[IP Address] or http://[domain name]

  • How do I upload via FTP to my VPS Hosting with ZPanel or Sentora?

    To create an FTP account in your Sentora control panel, please follow the steps shown here: Open your Sentora control, visible at your VPS IP address. From the 'Home' screen, click the 'FTP Accounts' icon in the 'File Management' section. Choose a username and password for the account. Enter those in the provided fields. Select "Full Access" from the drop-down menu. For the "Home directory" option, make sure you select the 'Use Domain directory' option, then find and select the appropriate domain name from the drop-down menu. Press the 'Create' button. You should now see your FTP information listed on the page. This video demonstrates how to upload via FTP to your VPS Hosting with zPanel or Sentora.

  • How do I restart the FTP service in zPanel or Sentora for my VPS Hosting?

    To restart the FTP service for your zPanel or Sentora in your VPS Hosting, log in as root and enter: service proftpd restart Once your VPS returns Starting proftpd: [ OK ], the FTP service restart is complete. NOTE: The hostname needs to be a domain name, such as example.com.

  • How do I create an add-on domain in my cPanel Advanced Web Hosting plan?

    First, you must set your domain name servers to Advanced Hosting by following these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Domains" from the left-side menu bar and click "Manage Domains" in the drop-down. Check the box next to your domain name(s) and click on the "Bulk Action" button. Choose "DNS Settings" from the "Bulk Action" list. On the DNS page, select the "Dynadot Hosting" setting from the top drop-down menu. Select the "Advanced Hosting" option. Press the "Use Dynadot Hosting" button to save your changes. If your domain is registered elsewhere, please go to your registrar and set the domain to our Advanced Hosting name servers. You may need to allow some time for the change to propagate before moving on to the next steps. Next, you must add your domain in cPanel by following these steps: Sign in to your cPanel account. Click on the "Add-on Domains" button located under the "Domains" section. Enter the domain into the "New Domain Name" box. Under the "Subdomain/FTP Username" box, enter the FTP username. Enter the directory that will contain the add-on domain's files in the "Document Root Field" box. Enter the password for the add-on domain in the "Password" box and then confirm the same password in the box below it. Press the "Add Domain" button to save your changes. Please note that we no longer offer our Advanced Hosting product. If you are looking for a hosting product that offers cPanel, you can use our VPS Hosting, which allows you to add cPanel as well as other templates.

  • How do I renew my Email Hosting package?

    You can easily renew your Email Hosting plan(s) right from within your Dynadot account. Please follow these steps to renew your Email Hosting package: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Check the box next to the website(s) you want to renew. Click the "Renew" button. The item will be added to your shopping cart at the top left corner of the page. To checkout, click on the shopping cart and then click the "Check Out" button. Our system will take you through the check out process to submit your order. You will receive an "Order Complete" email from us when your order has finished processing and your hosting has been successfully renewed. These instructions can also be used to renew your Advanced Hosting plan with us; however, you cannot purchase a new Advanced Hosting plan as this is a discontinued product. If your hosting plan expires, your website will go down. Make sure that doesn't happen by setting up auto-renew for your Email Hosting plan!

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