Within the Town Geek Web Hosting Website Control Panel, you can find a range of Advanced Tools. They are intended for cloud hosting users that are proficient in controlling their hosting environment. However, as a result of the convenient–to–use interface in the Website Control Panel, they are rather straightforward to make use of, even for first–timers. At the same time, we have introduced an array of descriptive how–to guides that will help beginner customers quickly discover how to operate the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself from traffic theft

When you make authentic content and articles for use on your website, it is essential to safeguard it from those who would like to use it without having your authorization. For this purpose, we have built a specialized defensive software instrument within the Town Geek Web Hosting Website Control Panel. Our Hotlink Protection tool is designed to safeguard all photographs within your website from being employed in different publications without your agreement.

The tool is admittedly user–friendly and uncomplicated, with no setup required at all. Everything you need to actually do is simply select which domain name to secure and activate the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated generation of .htaccess files

At Town Geek Web Hosting, you will have access to the .htaccess file of your web site, therefore, you will make as much transformations as you want. Including only a couple of lines for the configuration file, it is easy to redirect your web site to an alternative web link, or configure password protection for a picked folder, etc.

When using the almighty .htaccess Generator within the Website Control Panel, you no longer need to possess any information about .htaccess files whatsoever. Simply show the tool what you would like to do and for exactly which website, and then click the Save button. Town Geek Web Hosting’s smart system will create the .htaccess file for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop malevolent IPs from your web site

In case you have a popular web site, sooner or later you become a target to spammers and destructive site visitors. You are able to safeguard all your sites from this sort of behavior with the IP blocking instrument included in Town Geek Web Hosting’s Website Control Panel. The tool will allow you successfully block an IP address or possibly a whole range of IP addresses with a click of the mouse.

In addition to our accurate web stats and also the GeoIP redirection instruments, this IP Blocking tool will help you efficiently command the ways to access your website.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Customize the PHP rules for your website

The Town Geek Web Hosting Website Control Panel gives you the option to instantly change the PHP build for one’s hosting account. It is easy to make a choice from older PHP versions all the way to the most current stable PHP launch. We have made an easy–to–operate user interface that lets you modify the PHP version as frequently as you would like to. And the edition you’ll have chosen will be employed as soon as possible.

No matter what PHP edition you choose, additionally, you will have complete control within the php.ini file – the PHP settings file for your hosting account. It’s easy to update many of the most common options, update the complete php.ini file or quickly revert all modifications and then set things back to their defaulting condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automated scheduled tasks

When there’s something your website or web app should perform day after day, you’ll be able to automate it with the help of a cron job. Cron jobs allow you to create scheduled duties, that can be carried through at certain time intervals. You could set cron jobs to e–mail you the reputation of your respective site on a regular basis as well as to delete momentary files every week in order to free disk space in your own website hosting account.

Every cloud hosting plan offers a varied amount of cron jobs. Extra cron jobs are sold anytime through your Website Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to protect your data

Password protection is actually an option to protect your website’s content employing a password so that only a pre–defined group of people have access to it. As an example, you might need security password protection in case you are in the process of developing your site and don’t want the search engines or other people to see it prior to it being prepared or when you want to create an exclusive directory for your site with approved entry.The Password Protection tool included within the Town Geek Web Hosting Website Control Panel will allow you to do this with only a few mouse–clicks. You are the only one that knows the username and password necessary to log in if you do not share them with another person.

The security password are going to be held in an encrypted format, so no individual is able to find it or read it. You alone, as the website owner are going to be capable to modify it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with just a couple of mouse–clicks

In the Town Geek Web Hosting Website Control Panel, it is easier to easily redirect your domain name to an alternative location by way of Town Geek Web Hosting’s URL Redirection tool. It is really intuitive – all you have to make is specify just where your web site should be linked to. No need for any .htaccess files, PHP redirections whatsoever, DNS adjustments, etcetera to be set. Your domain name can be redirected for the fresh spot immediately.

You can actually revoke the domain name redirection at any moment. All you have to do is go to the URL Redirection instrument and then eliminate the domain name re–direction. After that your domain will rapidly begin pointing towards the initial location.

URL Redirection