We have bundled many different Advanced Tools in the Five Star Web Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel. These tools will allow you to do effortless things such as protecting a directory by using a pass word and also a lot more challenging ones such as, as an example, adjusting the PHP release of your account. Although the duties they are doing vary, the Advanced Tools have 1 thing in common. They’re quite straightforward and demand absolutely no special capabilities on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself against traffic theft

In the Five Star Web Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel, you will be able to immediately guard all of the photographs on your sites from getting used any place else not having your authorization. And you may achieve that with simply a few mouse–clicks making use of our Hotlink Protection tool.

All you have to make is simply pick the domain you would like to shield and then enable the Hotlink Protection. Adjustments will be effective immediately and your graphics will be guarded from not authorized use and bandwidth theft.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic generation of .htaccess files

At Five Star Web Hosting, you will get access to the .htaccess file of one’s website, which means you will make as much changes as you want. Adding only a couple of lines for the configuration file, you’re able to divert your web site to another web address, or setup security password protection for a chosen directory, etc.

When using the almighty .htaccess Generator inside the Web Hosting Control Panel, you will not need to possess any know–how about .htaccess files. Simply tell the tool what you would like to perform and for which site, and after that click the Save button. Five Star Web Hosting’s smart system will generate the .htaccess file suitable for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block harmful IPs from your site

In case you have a hot website, ultimately you become a target to spammers and malevolent site visitors. You’re able to safeguard all of your sites from such activities through the IP blocking tool built into Five Star Web Hosting’s Web Hosting Control Panel. The tool will allow you efficiently block out an IP address or possibly a whole array of IPs by using a click of the mouse.

Put together with the complete web stats and also the GeoIP redirection software tools, the IP Blocking tool will allow you to properly manage the entry to your site.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Change the PHP rules for your website

The Five Star Web Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel presents the possibility to easily affect the PHP release for use on your web hosting account. You’re able to choose between old PHP editions to the most up–to–date stable PHP launch. We’ve produced a simple point–and–click user interface that lets you customize the PHP version as often as you would like to. Then the edition you’ve selected is going to be used without delay.

No matter what PHP release you select, you will have total control over the php.ini file – the PHP settings file for your hosting account. It’s easy to alter some of the most common selections, revise the entire php.ini file or quickly return all modifications and then set things to their defaulting condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automatic planned jobs

When there’s something that your web site or web application should perform every day, you are able to automate it with the help of a cron job. Cron jobs will let you come up with timetabled jobs, that may be carried out at selected periods. You could make cron jobs to e–mail you the status of one’s website everyday as well as to delete non–permanent files once a week so as to liberate disk space inside your cloud hosting account.

Every cloud hosting pack comes with a different range of cron jobs. Extra cron jobs are available any time from the Web Hosting Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to give protection to all your data

Password protection is actually a method to secure your website’s content using a username and password to make sure that just a pre–defined group of users can access it. For example, you may want password protection if you’re in the process of developing your site and do not wish the search engines or other people to view it prior to it being available or whenever you want to make a private directory on your own website with authorized entry.The Password Protection instrument provided in the Five Star Web Hosting Web Hosting Control Panel will assist you to make this happen with simply a few clicks. You will be the only person to know the username and password required to sign in if you do not share them with someone else.

The password will be kept in an encoded format, so nobody should be able to view it or read it. Only you, as the web site owner can be able to modify it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with just a couple of mouse–clicks

If you wish to rapidly route your website to a different webpage or another website, that can be done with our URL Redirection tool. It minimizes the requirement to set up PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Just designate the place you wish to point your domain to and the tool will handle all the rest. Your web site can be rerouted rapidly.

And when you need to terminate the re–direction as well as have your website pointed back to the previous URL, you can do so with just a click of your computer mouse.

URL Redirection