What Is MySQL?

MySQL is a popular Database system launched in 1995 by Swedish Company My SQL AB. It is written in C and C++ and is frequently used in web hosting environments and forms the ‘M’ in the acronym ‘LAMP’ (i.e. Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP/Perl). After SQLite it is the most popular Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). […]

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Joomla explained

What Is Joomla?

In this post we will explain what Joomla is. Joomla is a popular free, OpenSource Content Management System (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Joomla can be set up using a one click installation via your web hosting control panel. Joomla is offered free with our hosting plans. Joomla was originally released in 2005 and […]

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How To Change File And Folder Permissions Using FileZilla

Each file and folder has three basic permission types: Read, Write and Execute. If the files and folders of your website are not set correctly, your website might not work as expected. So you need to change the file and folder permissions correctly. Default file and folder permissions in a cPanel server are 644 and […]

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How To Set The PHP Time Zone

In this post we explain how to set the PHP time zone. You don’t have access to change the server time as it would require root/administrator privilege and we can’t provide you that on a shared hosting service for security reasons. However, you can change PHP time zone for your account by editing the .htaccess file. […]

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How To Setup Remote MySQL Connections With cPanel

In this post we explain how to setup a remote MySQL connection in cPanel. This tutorial is for customers on the Pickaweb hosting plan. Developers sometimes need to connect to database from remote locations. Most often this is to allow a client program running in a remote computer to access the database hosted in the […]

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How To Import Or Export Databases Via PhpMyAdmin

In this tutorial you will learn to import and export databases using phpMyAdmin What does Importing and Exporting a database mean?  Importing a database is the process of restoring a database with a database backup/dump file where as Exporting a database is the process of creating the backup/dump of a database. phpMyAdmin makes importing and […]

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How To Generate An SSL Certificate Signing Request (CSR) In cPanel

In order to install an SSL certificate you will first need to generate a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) See: What is an SSL Certificate? Explained How to generate a CSR from cPanel Go to cPanel >> Security >> SSL/TLS >> Certificate Signing Requests (CSR) Click on the link Generate, view, or delete SSL certificate signing requests. Fill in […]

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How To Change PHP Version And Modify PHP Settings With cPanel

Some of the applications/themes/plugins/modules would require a certain PHP parameters or values for it to work. In our Shared servers, we have CloudLinux + CageFS + PHP Selector configuration implemented. This will allow each shared account customer to select their own PHP versions and also modify PHP parameters like ‘memory_limit‘ etc. If you select a […]

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What Is PHP?

PHP is an OpenSource scripting language commonly used for web development. It uses server-side scripting whereby a script is installed on a server so that server can deliver results dependent on the input of the end user. It is particularly popular for web development since it can easily be embedded into HTML pages. PHP Code […]

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RAM Explained

What Is RAM? (Random Access Memory)

What Is RAM Explained RAM stands for Random Access Memory. RAM is used to process instructions and store data used in programs from the CPU extremely quickly. The reason that RAM is important is because the data can be read and written extremely quickly – much faster than other types of storage such as physical […]

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