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What is Softaculous?

Softaculous is an Auto-Installer that allows the automated installation of a script through a single click. Softaculous maintains 436+ popular scripts and also allows you to automatically upgrade the web application without any hassle. You can Install WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, MyBB Forum, SMF, Mambo, and many other scripts via the Softaculous Auto-Script Installer. You can […]

How to restrict directory access by IP address?

To secure your admin area from hackers, we recommend that you allow access only from a selected IP address to your admin directory. You need to create a .htaccess file in the directory where you want to restrict access to specific IP addresses. For example, if you have a WordPress blog installed on your main […]

SSL Certificates

The following applies if you have purchased any of the following from hostworld: Web Hosting WordPress Hosting Premium Hosting Reseller Hosting We provide free SSL certificates to keep your website secure. Signed SSLs are issued automatically by our servers every few hours and they automatically renew so you can sit back and relax. If you […]

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 […]