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How to create a database in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on MySQL Databases Icon.  3. In New Database: Username field enter a name for the new database you wish to create in the text field. 4. Click on the Create Database Button.

How to rename a database in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on MySQL Databases Icon. 3. Under Current Databases, You can see a list of all your databases. Locate the Database and then click on Rename Icon.4. Change the database name and then click on the Proceed button.

How to delete a database in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on MySQL Databases Icon.  3. Under Current Databases, you can see a list of all your databases. Locate the Database you wish to remove and then click on the Delete icon. 4. Click on the Delete Database button.

How to Create a Database Username in cPanel?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on MySQL Databases Icon.  3. Under MySQL Users in the Username field, enter the new username you wish to create.4. Enter your new password or use a password generator.5. Click on the Create a User Button. Tip: Write down the Database Username and […]

How to add a user to a database and add privileges?

1. Log into your cPanel account. 2. In the Databases section, click on MySQL Databases Icon.  3. Scroll down to the end of the page and under Add User to Database, select a user from the dropdown list, and then choose a Database from the list. 4. Click on the Add button. 5. On Manage […]

How do I install WordPress?

WordPress is a very popular blogging/website platform. We offer an easy to use 1-click app installer for programs like WordPress.  Login to cPanel and find Softaculous in the list, from there navigate to WordPress and follow the on screen instructions. If you have purchased our optimised WordPress Hosting package, WordPress will come pre-installed and you’ll […]

JetBackup – What is it and how do I use it?

JetBackup is the software that we use to back up our servers to our disaster recovery server located in a remote facility. JetBackup does not give you the ability to download a copy of your site as it is right now and only grants you access to the backups we’ve already taken. Generally there is […]

Configuring your backups

You should configure your backups within our JetBackup system. This must be done for each account that you hold with us. 1. When you first login to cPanel select the “GDPR Compliance” icon:   2. You will then be advised to review and agree to all of our terms for providing our JetBackup service. Once […]

How do I create a cPanel account?

If you’re a hostworld reseller hosting customer and want to create a cPanel account, login to WHM using the link sent to you in your welcome email. Once logged in, on the left hand menu expand ‘Account Functions’  and then click ‘Create a new account’. Then populate the fields such as domain name, username, password etc […]

How do I connect via FTP to my site?

We strongly recommend the use of a 3rd party commercial FTP program such as FileZilla . Use the following details to connect to your FTP site: Hostname: your website domain name Username: your cPanel username Password: your cPanel password   Click ‘Connect’ once you’ve entered these settings. All your website files are all in the […]