WYNCHCO Joomla!® Hosting Guide

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LIST OF CONTENTS

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Access Logs & Error Logs

The LOGS are really useful if and when something happens to your website and you haven't got a clue what is the cause of the problem.

Read more: Access Logs & Error Logs

Backing up: How to back up your Joomla! CMS website

This guide is aimed at users of the cPanel Hosting Control Panel.

The general process of backing up a Joomla! CMS website is however similar regardless of which control panel you are using.

Read more: How to back up your Joomla! CMS website

Domain Propogation

When we create a new website for you, or you transfer your existing website to a WYNCHCO Hosting Account, the DNS (or Domain Name Server) settings for your domain may need to change. Here we explain more about what is meant by 'propogation'.

Read more: Domain Propogation

Domain Redemption

Domain Redemption refers to a short period of time (up to 30 days) after a domain has been deleted by the registrar. Here we explain more about what is meant by 'redemption'.

Read more: Domain Redemption

Domain Services

WYNCHCO domain services include domain administration, registration, transfer and renewal.

Read more: Domain Services

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Email Account Settings

We have created this section to help you create and configure email accounts on your preferred mobile, tablet and desktop devices.

Read more: Email Account Settings

Email Error Messages

From time to time you may experience problems when trying to send email.

These problems will usually be caused by a fault on your device's email client software, a fault on the server or a breakdown in transmission during transit.

Read more: Email Error Messages

Email Marketing, Mailing Lists & SPAM

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Mailing lists - when used responsibly - are a really useful tool to help you set up and manage an Email Marketing campaign.

When used irresponsibly they are SPAM!

Read more: Email Marketing, Mailing Lists & SPAM

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Hosting: choosing a hosting provider

We support Joomlers who host their websites with many different hosting providers.

We are therefore able to compare what one provider is offering with another.

Read more: Choosing a hosting provider

Hosting: Joomla! websites perform better on SSD drives

You can do lots to improve the speed of your website. But ultimately, overall performance is limited by the core performance of the server hosting your website.

The improved core performance offered by SSD drives ripples through every level of your webite, right down to improved usability in the vistor's web browser.

Read more: Joomla! websites perform better on SSD drives

Hosting: How to speed up your website

If you want to improve website performance, focus on speed: Data Access Speed and Page Load Speed.

Do so when you choose a hosting provider and when you perform your duties as website administrator.

Read more: How to speed up your website

Hosting: What kind of hosting is right for you?

There are three distinct kinds of hosting plan which are offered by hosting providers.

Managed hosting is usually restricted to Shared Server hosting, but a recent trend has been an increase in provision of Managed VPS hosting.

Read more: What kind of hosting is right for you?

Hosting Control Panel

The Hosting Control Panel provided by your hosting provider enables you to manage email, back up your website, keep your website safe and secure and much more besides.

Read more: Hosting Control Panel

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ICANN Data Reminder Policy

The Whois Data Reminder Policy (WDRP) was adopted by ICANN as a consensus policy on 27 March 2003.

Read more: ICANN Data Reminder Policy

ICANN Domain Renewal Notices

In accordance with ICANN's Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP) which came into effect on 31st August 2013, PublicDomainRegistry will generate automatic renewal and expiry notices on our behalf.

Read more: ICANN Domain Renewal Notices

IP Blocker

The SECURITY panel of the cPanel Hosting Control Panel includes a button called IP BLOCKER.

You can use IP BLOCKER to either block the IP address of others, or unblock your own IP address if ever you suspect it has been blocked by the server firewall.

Read more: IP Blocker

Joomla! CMS Security

We adopt a proactive approach to helping Joomlers keep their Joomla!® CMS websites safe and secure.

This guide is produced as part of this proactive approach.

Read more: Joomla! CMS Security

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Lets Encrypt SSL Certificate

It is quick and easy to add a free SSL certificate to your website's domain when your Hosting Control Panel includes LETS ENCRYPT.

Read more: How to add a Lets Encrypt SSl certificate

Mailing Lists, Email Marketing & SPAM

Mailing lists - when used responsibly - are a really useful tool to help you set up and manage an Email Marketing campaign.

When used irresponsibly they are SPAM!

Read more: Mailing Lists, Email Marketing & SPAM

About MySQL & PHP

The web hosting environment is rapidly changing. What was leading edge two years ago is now prehistoric!

It is necessary to have a little understanding of how the various components required by a Joomla! CMS website fit together to appreciate recent technological improvements in the hosting environment.

Read more: Making sense of the web hosting environment

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Performance: How to speed up your website

If you want to improve website performance, focus on speed: Data Access Speed and Page Load Speed.

Do so when you choose a hosting provider and when you perform your duties as website administrator.

Read more: How to speed up your website

About PHP & MySQL

The web hosting environment is rapidly changing. What was leading edge two years ago is now prehistoric!

It is necessary to have a little understanding of how the various components required by a Joomla! CMS website fit together to appreciate recent technological improvements in the hosting environment.

Read more: Making sense of the web hosting environment

Privacy Protection

You may have come across the term 'Privacy Protection' when purchasing domain names. Here we tell you more about this feature.

Read more: Privacy Protection

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Security and the Joomla! CMS

We adopt a proactive approach to helping Joomlers keep their Joomla!® CMS website safe and secure.

This guide is produced as part of this proactive approach.

Read more: Joomla! CMS Security

Server Availability

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If you have taken up our offer of a Shared Server Hosting Account on a Cloud Platform in the UK then you may view the status of the server hosting your website at any time.

Read more: How to check server availability

Subdomains

A subdomain is a domain which is part of a larger domain.

In other words, a sub-domain is another name for a directory (or folder) of your website (the domain).

Read more: Subdomains

Technical Requirements of the Joomla! CMS

Whilst the Joomla! CMS will run on a Windows Server, most Joomla! CMS websites are hosted on Linux servers.

Follow the guidelines published by The Joomla! Project.

Read more: Joomla! CMS Technical Requirements

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Website Statistics

There are two ways to monitor website traffic.

Read more: Website Statistics

 

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