In the Net For Africa Website Control Panel, you can find a collection of Advanced Applications. They are intended for cloud hosting users that are skilled in managing their cloud hosting setting. However, as a result of the user–friendly interface of the Website Control Panel, they are really simple to work with, even for newbies. Furthermore, we have integrated an array of in–depth how–to tutorials that can help first–time customers instantly discover how to operate the software tools!

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself against data transfer theft

Any time you generate original content and articles for your website, it is advisable to shield it from people who want to use it not having your agreement. For this reason, we have incorporated a specialized defensive software tool in the Net For Africa Website Control Panel. The Hotlink Protection tool was made to shield all of the visuals within your site from being published in different publications without having your approval.

The software tool is very easy–to–navigate, without the need of configuration needed in the least. Everything you need to carry out is determine which domain name to secure and switch on the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated creation of .htaccess files

At Net For Africa, you will get access to the .htaccess file of your respective site, so that you could make as much modifications as you want. Including a few lines to the settings file, you’re able to divert your website to a new website address, or configure security password defense for a specific folder, etc.

Thanks to the potent .htaccess Generator within the Website Control Panel, you don’t need to possess any information about .htaccess files whatsoever. Just show the tool what you wish to perform and for which website, and then click the Save button. The intelligent program will create the .htaccess file for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out malevolent IPs out of your site

If you have to obstruct a spammer from reaching your web site, an online troll out of your discussion board or even a a stack of IPs flooding your web site, you should make the most of our easy–to–work–with IP blocking tool. It enables anyone to rapidly block out an IP address or, possibly a whole IP variety from ever being able to access your web site.

Net For Africa’s IP Blocking tool is admittedly intuitive. All you should do is enter the IP address (or addresses) that you would like to block and click the action button. All IPs you’ve inserted can be blacklisted blazingly fast.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Change the PHP settings for your personal site

With any of the cloud hosting offers from Net For Africa, you can pick the PHP build for use on your sites – coming from older PHP builds just like PHP 4 up to the most recent stable versions. It can be done with only a click of the mouse. All of the modifications are going to be carried out quickly. For every single PHP version, you have access to the php.ini file for your site, so that you’ll be able to thoroughly affect the manner PHP works.

We provide a slimmer user interface, which lets you promptly alter the most significant PHP functions. At any moment, you may also get back to the normal configuration so as to recover a backup.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automated scheduled jobs

Inside the Net For Africa Website Control Panel, we have made a straightforward and user–friendly user interface for establishing new and controlling current cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is actually an appointed activity – typically a script, that’s executed at predefined periods of time. It may be a basic script for checking whether your web site is online, a mailing script, a site performance report, etc.

It is easy to set up and make use of cron jobs with the cloud hosting deals. In case you need extra cron jobs, you can get more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Simple way to safeguard all your data files

With the Net For Africa Website Control Panel, you’ll be able to to speedily protect every single folder for your website, due to the Password Protection instrument. What you need to perform is select the directory you need to defend and then specify a username plus a password that just you will know. Your directory as well as its files will be protected right away.

The password you have specified can be stored in a protected fashion. Nobody can access it and you’ll be able to switch it if you desire.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with merely several mouse–clicks

If you wish to easily redirect your web site to an alternative web page or some other website, this can be done using the URL Redirection tool. It eliminates the necessity to come up with PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Just specify the location you would like to point your domain name towards and the software instrument will handle all the rest. Your website is going to be redirected instantly.

And, in case you intend to stop the re–direction and also have your web site directed back to the previous URL, this can be done with a mouse–click.

URL Redirection