What is an EPP Code?

EPP stands for Extensible Provisioning Protocol and are used for domain status codes for Top Level Domains (TLDs). They are used to describe a TLD domain’s registration status. You can check your domain’s registration status and EPP Code by running a WHOIS search. The EPP Code provides important information and can be used to help diagnose issues […]

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What is a Top Level Domain (TLD)?

What is a Top Level Domain Name or TLD? In this post we explain what a Top Level Domain is and how to register them. Top Level Domain or TLD is the type of domain issued and administered by ICANN in accordance with the Domain Name System. The TLD is the part of the domain name after the […]

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Where do I find error logs on my VPS?

All activities of the web server are written to log files so that server administrator can keep track of the activities. The location of error logs depends totally on your installation of web server. The location are different for different control panels and custom installations. If you have a cPanel VPS is: Login to cPanel Go […]

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How do I create a MySQL database on a VPS

The way you create a database on a your Pickaweb VPS depends on the control panel you are running on your server. If you have not got a control panel you would need to do it via command line or CLI. To create MySQL database in a VPS with cPanel Follow the instructions on this tutorial. […]

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How To Check If A Domain Name Is Available

How Do I Know If A Domain Name Is Available? In this post I will explain how to check if a domain name is available. In order to find out if a domain name is available or not you need to use the services of a domain registration company. They offer a domain search facility […]

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Whois search for domain that is already taken

How To Check Who Has Registered A Domain

When you are in the process of choosing a domain name you may find that the domain name that you are interested is already taken. Register domain names with Pickaweb from £6.99 /yr Where can I see who owns a domain? In order to see who owns a domain you will need to do a […]

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What Is A CNAME And How Can I Use It With My Domain?

CNAME is a Canonical Name Record or Alias Record. A type of resource record in the Domain Name System (DNS), that specifies that one domain name is an alias of another canonical domain name. Any system hosting a Web site must have an IP address in order to be connected to the World Wide Web. […]

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How To Prevent Incoming Spam Using BoxTrapper In cPanel

BoxTrapper is a very powerful tool used to filter spam emails. The idea on which BoxTrapper filter works is that it sends a challenge-response verification for each mail it receives. Most of the spammers won’t reply back to this verification asked by BoxTrapper and hence the mail will eventually be rejected. But the legit mail […]

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What to do if a domain is on redepmtion period

What Does Domain Redemption Period Mean?

The Domain Redemption period only refers to Top Level Domains (TLDs) like .com, .net, .org which are administered by ICANN. What Does Domain Mean? If you’re unfamiliar with all of this terminology then a domain or a domain name is the name used for a website. The domain consists of the name of the company […]

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What are Nameservers or DNS

What Are Nameservers?

In order to understand Nameservers we first need to understand how computers identify each other on the internet. Basically they use a set of numbers in an address which is known as an IP Address (IP stands for Internet Protocol). Nameservers are basically a way to allow humans to read the numbers that make up […]

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