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Attention developers! We fully support the usage of Git [1] on all Shared, Reseller, VPS, and Dedicated servers. For Shared and Reseller clients (with the exception of resold clients under your Reseller package), you will need to fill out the SSH Access Request [2] form before we can allow Git over SSH (we do not yet support git:// on Shared/Reseller servers). Once you do this, we will reply with the port information for access to SSH, and the Git configuration you'll need to setup a re...
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Here are the detailed steps how to successfully move a complete Drupal installation from one host to another. The documentation on drupal.org is not necessarily clear, here are the exact steps how to move a complete site including your drupal mysql database. MIGRATING DRUPAL ON YOUR OLD HOST: * Backup your whole home directory from your ftp access using an ftp client like filezilla. Make a folder on your local harddisk and download the complete directory to that local folder. * Backup ...
For scripts that require '0777' directory permissions, we do not allow those permission settings on files or folders. Please try to set the directory to 0755 instead (drwxr-xr-x). This will enable read-execute, but not write access for group and world. If the script absolutely requires 0777 permissions, please email support@pacifichost.com [1] for further solutions. \N\NWHY CAN'T I USE 777 PERMISSIONS?\N\N 777 permissions on folders and files is a website security risk, so we do not allow...
You can see all of the perl modules supported by entering cPanel and clicking the Perl Modules icon (under Software/Services). On that page, scroll to the bottom for a button to "Show System Installed Modules". If you need more modules, please contact us via phone, live chat, or email support@pacifichost.com [1] with the names of the modules. Links: ------ [1] mailto:support@pacifichost.com
The temporary URL is used when your domain name is not working. Here is an example of the format, your actual URL can be found in your login information email. HTTP://IPADDRESS/~CPANELUSERNAME/ Note: If you forget the trailing forward slash (at the end) the you will be redirected to a different URL. ------------------------------------------------------------- You can actually use any domain or server name followed by /~cpanelusername/ to see that user's site. This will cause any domain on th...
RSS (Really Simple Syndication) feeds provide news headlines, brief article descriptions and links in an xml file that is automatically updated whenever those headlines change. This allows you to receive notification of new content in your own environment - in your browser, on your desktop, in your blog, on your website or elsewhere. How do I use an RSS feed? * VIA A NEWS READER To view our RSS feeds on your computer, you will first need to acquire a News Reader or News Aggregator...
There are three basic parts that make up any current day web site: * The domain name * The web-hosting, or server * The site files themselves The domain name is much like an entry in a phone book. Computers communicate by using numbers, called IP addresses, to contact each other, much like you use a phone number to dial a specific person's phone. If you want people to find your business's phone number, you want to be listed in a phone book. The phone book tells people looking for yo...
If would like to check what name servers (DNS) your site's domain name is currently using, simply do the following: * Go to http://www.domaintools.com/ [1] * In the field that says "Whois Lookup", enter your domain name. * Click "Submit." * The results will show the name servers your site is using, along with information about your domain registrar (the company where you bought your domain name). NOTE: If you recently made changes to your domain information, it can take up to 72 hou...
This is a home page provided by PacificHost. You may delete it at anytime. Normally, when you publish your website, the default page will not show anymore. Here is the easiest way to change the home page: 1. Go to your control panel and open the File Manager 2. Go inside the public_html folder where you find index.html 4. Delete the index.html page 3. Create a New File 4. Name the new file index.html 5. Whatever you put inside the index.html file will be your new home page.

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