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  • Do you place advertisements on websites using your web hosting or website builder plans?

    No, we do not place any ads or banners on websites that use either our VPS Hosting or Email Hosting plans. We also do not place any ads on any of our Website Builder plans, including our free five page plan. If you are using our free one page hosting available through our name server settings (which may no longer be available in some accounts), then we do place advertisements on your website.

  • How do I create folders in my Email Hosting email account?

    To create a folder in your Email Hosting email account, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Find the Email Hosting plan you want to edit and click on the "Edit Website" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser window. Click on the "Mailbox" link in the top menu. Click on the email address you want to add. On the left-hand side of the page, click the "Settings" link. Under the "Mailbox Info" section, you can create up to 8 folders. Press the "Save" button to save your changes.

  • How can I set up my Advanced Hosting email to work with my iPhone?

    To set up your Advanced Hosting email on your iPhone, please follow these steps: First, retrieve your POP and SMTP settings in your cPanel account. Sign in to your cPanel account. Click on the "Email Accounts" icon under the "Mail" section. Find your email account and select "Configure Email Client" from the "More" drop-down menu. Use the "Non-SSL Settings" information. Next, grab your iPhone. Find and click on the "Settings" app on your iPhone. Click on the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" section and then click on the "Add Account..." button. Scroll down and choose "Other". Under the Mail section, click on the "Add Mail Account" button. Enter the Name, Address, Password, and Description (it should show an example) and then hit the "Next" button. At the very top, make sure you choose the "POP" section. Enter the Incoming Mail Server host name, username, and password. Press the "Save" button. Enter the Outgoing Mail Server host name, username, and password. While your phone lists this information as "Optional", it is needed for your Dynadot email to work. Click on the "Save" button. A pop up window will appear stating "Cannot Verify Server Identity". This is okay, press "Continue". After what will likely be a bit of a wait, your phone may appear frozen, the same window will appear again. Press "Continue" a second time. The window should disappear quickly after this and return you to the page where you began. Send yourself a test email, you should now receive it on your iPhone. NOTE: If a pop-up window appears asking to continue without an SSL certificate, choose "Yes" and it will continue verifying. The pop-up window may come up more than once. Once the settings have finished verifying, you should be able to send an receive email from your iPhone. Please note that we no longer offer our Advanced Hosting product. If you are looking for a web hosting product, we offer VPS Hosting and Email Hosting.

  • How do I set up my Email Hosting email on my iPad?

    To set up your Email Hosting email with your iPad, please follow these steps: First, you should retrieve your POP3 and SMTP settings in your Email Hosting account. Find and tap the "Settings" app on your iPad. Tap "Mail" and then "Accounts." Tap "Add Account" and then scroll down and choose "Other". Under the "Mail" section, tap the "Add Mail Account" button. Enter the Name, Address, Password, and Description (it should show an example) and then hit the "Next" button. At the very top, make sure you choose the "POP" section. (IMPORTANT NOTE: You must choose POP as IMAP will NOT work). Enter the Incoming Mail Server host name, username, and password. Press the "Save" button. Enter the Outgoing Mail Server host name, username, and password. While your iPad lists this information as "Optional", it is needed for your Dynadot email to work. Press the "Save" button. Once the settings are finished verifying, you should be able to send and receive email on your iPad. Want to set up your Email Hosting email on another platform? Check out these additional instructions: iPad Motorola Droid Mac Mail Gmail Microsoft Outlook Thunderbird

  • How do I change the hostname for my VPS Hosting?

    To change the hostname for your VPS Hosting, log in as root and enter: hostname [example.com] NOTE: This will not update the name listed in your Dynadot account which will remain as it was when you ordered the VPS plan.

  • How do I set my domain to Dynadot's VPS Hosting?

    Thanks for choosing our VPS Hosting! When you purchased your plan, you were asked to enter a domain name; however, you still need to set up DNS for that domain from within your Dynadot account to connect it to your VPS Hosting plan. To set up your domain with VPS Hosting, please follow 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 “Custom DNS" setting from the top drop-down menu. Create an A record and enter the VPS IP address given to you in the "VPS Hosting Created" email you received after your order completed. Click on the "Save DNS" button to save your changes. Please be aware that it may take some time for your changes to propagate. How do I set my domain to use zPanel or Sentora with my VPS Hosting?

  • How do I create email addresses in my Advanced Web Hosting cPanel?

    To create an email address in cPanel, please follow these steps: Sign in to your cPanel account. Find the "Mail" section and click on the "Email Accounts" icon. Enter the email address you want to create in the "Email" box. Type the password in the "Password" box and re-enter the same password in the box below it. Press the "Create Account" 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. We also offer an Email Hosting product, if you are looking to create custom email for your domain.

  • How can I install WordPress on my VPS with Sentora using Sentastico?

    The easiest way to install WordPress on your VPS Hosting with Sentora is to use the Sentastico Module. If you have not installed this module, please do that first. WordPress requires a database, and database user, so we will start there. Login to your control panel. In the "Database Management" section, click the "MySQL Database" icon. Choose a database name and press the "Create" button. Next, select "MySQL Users" from the "Database" menu. Create a username for your database, select the database name from the drop-down menu, add any wanted IP restrictions and press the "Create" button. A password for the user will be generated for you. Please make note of your database info as it will be needed during the installation process. Click the "Sentastico" icon on the "Advanced" section of your control panel. On the "Admin" tab you will find a list of available packages. Find and add the "wordpress" package. Move to the "Sentastico" tab and press the "Install" button. Select a domain from the drop-down menu. Click to install to domain root. Press the "Install" button again. You should see a message letting you know the installation was successful. Press the "Install Now" button. You will then be taken to your /wp-admin/setup-config.php page. Select your language and enter in your database info. You can enter "localhost" for database host. Press the "Submit" button. You should see a friendly message indicating that WordPress can now communicate with your database. Press the "Run the Install" button. Enter some basic info and press the "Install Wordpress" button. You have now successfully installed WordPress on your Dynadot VPS with Sentora!

  • What are the POP3 and SMTP settings for my domain email in your Email Hosting?

    To access your POP3 or SMTP settings, 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 under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new browser window. Click on the "Mailbox" tab in the main menu. Choose the email account you want to access from your email client. Click on the "Settings" link at the bottom of the left-hand corner of the page. Look for the "Remote Access" box. Select the "Enable Remote Access" check box. Press the "Save" button to save your changes. Now this email account can be accessed by POP and SMTP. Use the settings in the "Remote Access" box to configure your email client software. NOTE: We currently do not have IMAP settings for our domain email service.

  • How do I reset my password for my Advanced Web Hosting cPanel account?

    To reset the password for your cPanel account, please follow these steps: Sign in to your Dynadot account. Select "My Hosting" from the left-side menu bar. Click the "cPanel login" link under the "Edit Site" column. A new page should load in a new web browser window. Click on the 'Reset Password" link. Enter your cPanel username in the "Password Reset" box. Press the "Reset Password" button. You should receive an email from cPanel directly with instructions on how to change your password. NOTE: The cPanel username may not be the same as your Dynadot username. Please note that our Advanced Web Hosting product has been discontinued and can no longer be purchased. If you are looking for web hosting that supports cPanel, our VPS Hosting offers users several templates to choose from including cPanel (at an additional cost) and zPanel, which is free.

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