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  • Google PageSpeed Insights – How to Optimize Your Site to Rank Higher

    Posted at March 30, 2017 at 10:42 pm by Jithin

    In this tutorial we can learn how to optimize your site to achieve a higher rank in Google PageSpeed Insights. If you have a website which has wisely configured, but has poor performance, then it will affect the ranking of your website. Even if the response time of the website is extremely fast, but the server is unable to handle concurrent requests also causes poor SEO ranking. In this tutorial, we are going to discuss how to increase the performance of your website with the help of Google P   [...]

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    How to Setup Log rotation settings in Plesk

    Posted at February 27, 2017 at 6:42 pm by Jithin

    You can configure log rotation settings for a specific domain in your Plesk panel.   1) Log in to Plesk panel. 2) Click on the option ‘Websites and Domains’.   3) Click the icon ‘Logs’ under the domain for which you want to change log rotation settings.   4) Click the icon on the top right and click ‘Manage Log Files’.   5) Click the button ‘Log Rotation’.   6) The Plesk pop-up window will give you a few di   [...]

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    The Best Web Hosting Control Panels – Overview

    Posted at December 23, 2016 at 12:19 pm by Jithin

    Web hosting control panels provide a web-based interface for managing hosted services in a single place. There are some common features for all control panels which include, FTP management, database management, email management etc.   Overview of some Top Control Panels 1) cPanel cPanel is the most popular and widely used control panel. cPanel interface is easy to use and it also support IPv6 support and multi-server management. cPanel is compactable with Linux only. &nbs   [...]

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    How to Enable Auto-reply in Plesk

    Posted at November 11, 2016 at 12:54 pm by Jithin

    Auto-Reply option is used to send the automatic replies for the incoming mails. 1) Login to Plesk control panel. 2) Click on ‘Websites and Domains’. 3) Click the icon ‘Mails’.   4) Select the email address you want to setup auto reply.   5) Click Auto-reply.   6) Enable 'Switch on auto-reply' check box and provide the Auto-reply Subject, Message Format, Message to be sent, email address to which you going to set auto-responder and the   [...]

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    How to Setup Password Protected Directory in Plesk?

    Posted at November 11, 2016 at 12:53 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to create password protected directory in Plesk admin panel. 1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button. 3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near to the domain name. 4) Go to ‘Websites & Domains’ tab. 5) Click the button ‘Show More’.   6) Click the icon ‘Password Protected Directories’.   7) Click the icon ‘Add Protected Directory’.   8) Enter the directo   [...]

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    How to copy a website to another site in Plesk?

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:28 pm by Jithin

    In this tutorial will help teach you to copy the website files to another site or external FTP storage. This is an excellent tool were if you want to copy the website to the existing account or to a remote computer via FTP storage. Please be noted that the databases must also be copied.   1) Login to Plesk control panel.   2) Click on the icon ‘Websites & Domains’.   3)  Click on the icon ‘Website Copying’.   4) A new window wi   [...]

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    How to Use and Manage Backup Manager in Plesk Reseller Account

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm by Jithin

    1) Login to Plesk control panel.   2) Click on the icon ‘Tools and Utilities’.   3) Click on the icon ‘Backup Manager’.   4) A new window will open and here you can select the relevant backup options such as the storage directory, notifications after the backup has been completed, and much more. Clicking on the ‘configure’ option under the ‘Store in’ option allows you to configure the FTP Storage Settings.   5) After com   [...]

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    Setting up File Sharing in Plesk

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm by Jithin

    1) Login to Plesk control panel.   2) In the left hand side of the control panel select the icon ‘Tools & Settings’ under the category ‘Server Management’.   3) select the ‘File sharing’ option from the ‘General settings ‘category.   4) A new window will open and here you can see the File Sharing Settings.   5) ‘General’ section is used to set the root folder in ‘Web Folder root URL ‘option. The domain name c   [...]

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    How to change the PHP version in Plesk?

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:27 pm by Jithin

    In this document we can learn how to change the PHP version in a Plesk panel. 1) Login to Plesk control panel. 2) Click on the icon ‘Websites & Domains’.   3) Click on the icon ‘Hosting Settings’.   4) A new window will open and there you can see various options for programming and scripting languages which will be executed by the web server.   5) Here you can see the option for changing the PHP version, select the suitable PHP v   [...]

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    How to set up ASP.NET version for a Website in Plesk

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:26 pm by Jithin

    The version of Microsoft ASP.NET can be selected depending on the code written for the website. For ASP.NET version 2.0 - 3.5 select version 3.5. For ASP.NET version 4.0 to 4.5 select version 4.5. To set the ASP.NET version in Plesk, please follow the below steps.   1) Login to Plesk control panel. 2) Click on the icon ‘Websites & Domains’.   3) Click on the icon ‘Hosting Settings’.   4) Under the section ‘Web scripting and statist   [...]

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    How to Upload a Website in Plesk?

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:18 pm by Jithin

    1) Login to Plesk control panel.   2) Click on the option’ Subscriptions’ from the left hand side of the panel.   3) Click on the option ‘Open in Control Panel option’ to access the domain. 4) Click on the icon ‘Website & Domains’.   5) Click on the icon ‘File Manager’.   6)  All the files and directories uploaded can be viewed here. Website related files are uploaded in httpdocs directory.   7) To   [...]

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    How to set domain redirection in Plesk?

    Posted at October 28, 2016 at 4:16 pm by Jithin

    Plesk allows you to set domain redirection for the websites. For this please follow the below steps.   1) Login to Plesk control panel.   2) Click on the icon ‘Websites & Domains’.   3) Click on the icon ‘Hosting Settings’.   4) Click on the ‘Change’ option from the ‘Hosting Type’ category.   5) A new window will open and here you can set the Hosting type as forwarding from the drop down box, enter destina   [...]

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    How to View Installed Apps in Plesk Reseller Account?

    Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:59 pm by Jithin

    In this document we can discuss about how to view the installed applications in your Plesk reseller account. For this please follow the below steps:   1) Login to your Plesk control panel.   2) On the left hand side you can see the option ‘Tools and Settings’. Click on it.   3) A new window will open and click on the option ‘Application Vault’.   4) Here you can see all the installed applications on your reseller account. &nb   [...]

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    How to Export and Import Databases in Plesk?

    Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:58 pm by Jithin

    1) Login to your Plesk control panel. 2) Go to the left hand side and click on the option ‘Websites & Domains'.   3) A new window will open and click on the button ‘Database’ from there.   4) Click the option ‘phpMyAdmin’ from the next window.   5)  Here you can see the option ‘Export’. Click on it.   6) Click the button ‘Go’ after you have finished with settings.   7) You can also import the dat   [...]

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    What is SRV record? How to add SRV record in Plesk and cPanel?

    Posted at October 14, 2016 at 3:57 pm by Jithin

    The details regarding the host name and port number of a server for any specified services can be obtained from the SRV record specified data in the Domain Name System. SRV records are mainly used in Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) and the Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP).   Format of SRV record _service._proto.name. TTL class SRV priority weight port target. 1) service: Name of the desired service. 2) proto: Transport protocol of the service; TCP or UDP are th   [...]

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    Creating Virtual Directory in Plesk

    Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:58 pm by Jithin

    Virtual directories allow you to run multiple web applications on a single domain. It is similar to subdomains. In virtual directories, the directory is accessed using the folder path instead of the subdomain name. A virtual directory in Plesk is a link to an existing physical directory that is present on the server's hard disk. Virtual directories consist of specific settings like custom ASP.NET configuration, access permissions, and URL password protection. Virtual directories are very useful    [...]

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    Event Handlers in Plesk Explained

    Posted at September 22, 2016 at 5:23 pm by Jithin

    Event handlers are intended to help you get warnings about Plesk occasions. The most run of the mill approach to utilize them is as per the following: you make a script to be executed upon a specific Plesk event, and afterward you relate the event, and your script is utilizing an event handler. Every time the occasion occurs, the event handler will trigger your script. You can likewise relate event handlers with a framework charge or a double document. There are two truths to consider before you   [...]

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    How to Schedule Tasks in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:32 pm by Jithin

    You can set the scheduling in Plesk for each subscription by clicking in the Scheduled Task at the top of the screen.   How to Add New Task To add a task you wish to run click Add Task. Next you can specify when to run your task: Minute - enter the value from 0 to 59 Hour - enter the value from 0 to 23 Day of the month - enter the value from 1 to 31 Month - enter the value from 1 to 12, or select the month from a drop-down box Day of the week - enter the valu   [...]

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    About Plesk Statistics Tool

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:32 pm by Jithin

    The Plesk statistics is a tool in Plesk that calculates disk space and traffic usage on a per domain basis. This information will be available to end users, resellers, and the provider. The duty of the statistics tool is not only to monitor the informative, statistics calculation, but also automatically suspend the subscriptions that exceed the configured resource usage limits.  The statistics calculation is controlled by the statistics utility, which is being run by a script scheduled to run o   [...]

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    How to Create Web Users in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:25 pm by Jithin

    Web users in Plesk allows you to host your web server personal web pages for users who do not need their own domain names. Web addresses of this pages are usually like http://your-domain.com/~username. Follow the below steps to create a web user in Plesk.   1) Login to Plesk control panel. 2) Click ‘Websites&Domains’ option.   3) Please click on the option ‘show more’.   4) Select the icon ‘Web Users’.   5) Click the opti   [...]

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    How to Set Default Index Page in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:24 pm by Jithin

    Plesk allows you to set default index page for the websites. This features allows to reorder the preference for default files, as well as add new default file names. You can follow the steps to set default index page in Plesk.   1) Login to Plesk. 2) Click ‘Websites&Domains’ option.   3) Please click on the option ‘show more’.     4) Select the icon ‘Virtual Directories’.   5) Select ‘Directory Properties’ ico   [...]

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    How to Create and Manage User Roles in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:23 pm by Jithin

    User roles in Plesk allow you to configure how much access each type of user is allowed in the hosting subscription.   1) Login to Plesk. 2) Click the icon ‘Users’ in the Plesk home page.   3) Click the option ‘User roles’.   4) Click ‘Create user roles’ option.   5) Enter user role name and enable privileges then click ‘Ok’ to save changes.   6) Click on Role names to edit permissions.   7)    [...]

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    How to Set Session Timeout in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:21 pm by Jithin

    1) Login to your Plesk panel. 2) Click ‘Websites&Domains’ option.   3) Please click on the option ‘show more’. 4) Here you can see the option ‘ASP.NET settings ‘. Please click on that option. 5) Go to the ‘Session settings’ section and set the ‘Session timeout’ in the provided text box.   6) Click the ‘Ok’ button.   If you need any further assistance please contact our support department.    

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    How to Configure the Number of Outgoing Messages in Plesk

    Posted at September 8, 2016 at 6:20 pm by Jithin

    Plesk allows admins to set up a limit on outgoing messages for a domain or email address to avoid spam and it is set by the hosting provider. Follow the below steps to setup the limit on the number of outgoing messages in Plesk.   1) Log in to Plesk. 2) Click ‘Websites&Domains’ option.   3) Please click on the option ‘show more’.   4) Click the icon ‘Limit Outgoing messages’.   5) Select custom value for this domain to set li   [...]

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    PHP open_basedir Tweaking

    Posted at August 22, 2016 at 11:00 am by Jithin

    PHP open_basedir feature prevents users from opening files outside of their home directory with PHP scripts. It is an important security feature which stops malicious scripts from being able to access important information. We can set this function to accounts which cannot open files outside of their home directory when using PHP scripts. Using PHP open_basedir feature we can limit the file operations of a specific directory.   Enable PHP open_basedir protection in cPanel 1) Naviga   [...]

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    Install Joomla from Plesk

    Posted at January 1, 2016 at 2:53 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to install Joomla from Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near to the domain name.     4) Click ‘Applications’ button.   5) Click ‘Install’ button near to the ‘Joomla’ to instantly install Joomla. Else select ‘Install (Custom)’ from drop down menu.   6) Accept the ‘Lic   [...]

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    Manage Subscriptions in Plesk

    Posted at January 1, 2016 at 2:50 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage subscriptions from Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the icon ‘Subscriptions’.   3) Click the icon ‘Add New Subscription’ to create new subscription.   4) Enter the domain name and account details.   5) Click ‘OK’ button.   6) If you want to change plan, select the subscription and click the button ‘Change Plan’.   7   [...]

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    Customer Management in Plesk

    Posted at January 1, 2016 at 2:50 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage customers from Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the icon ‘Customers’.   3) Click the icon ‘Add New Customer’ to create new customer.   4) Enter the details and click ‘OK’ button.     5) Enter the details in ‘Resources’ section and click ‘Update & Lock’ button.     6) If you want to convert the user    [...]

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    Install Drupal from Plesk

    Posted at January 1, 2016 at 2:49 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to install Drupal from Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near to the domain name.   4) Click ‘Applications’ button.   5) Click ‘Install’ button near to the ‘Drupal’ to instantly install Drupal. Else select ‘Install (Custom)’ from drop down menu.   6) Accept the ‘License Agree   [...]

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    Spam Filter Settings in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:03 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check the spam filter settings in Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the button ‘Tools & Settings’ under the section ‘Server Management’.   3) Click ‘Spam Filter Settings’ from the section ‘Mail’.   4) In the ‘Settings’ section, we can make changes to the spam filter settings. a) If you want to switch on the server-wide SpamAssassin spam filtering, tick the check box.    [...]

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    Install WordPress from Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:02 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to install WordPress from Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near to the domain name.   4) Click ‘Applications’ button.   5) Click ‘Install’ button near to the WordPress to instantly install WordPress. Else select ‘Install (Custom)’ from drop down menu.   6) Tick the License Agreeme   [...]

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    DNS Management of Domains in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:01 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage the DNS of a domain in Plesk.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near the domain name.   4) Go to ‘Websites & Domains’ tab.   5) Click the ‘Show More’ button of the domain.   6) Click the button ‘DNS Settings’.   7) Here we can see a list of DNS records currently setup for   [...]

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    How to Send Bulk Email to Customers in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:01 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to send mass email messages from Plesk admin panel. 1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the icon ‘Tools & settings’.   3) Click the icon ‘Mass Email Messages’ from ‘Tools & Resources’.   4) Click the icon ‘Add Mass Email Template’.   5) Enter the details and click ‘OK’ button.   6) New mass email message template has been created.   7) If you wa   [...]

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    How to Install SSL certificate for a domain in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:01 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to install SSL certificate for a domain in Plesk admin panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near the domain name.   4) Go to ‘Websites & Domains’ tab.     5) Click the button ‘Show More’.   6) Click the icon ‘Secure Your Sites’.     7) Click ‘Add SSL Certific   [...]

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    How to Add New Domain Alias in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:01 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to add new domain in Plesk control panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near the domain name.   4) Go to ‘Websites & Domains’ tab.   5) Click on ‘Add New Domain Alias’.   6) Enter the domain alias name and assign domain for this alias.   7) Select the options you need and click ‘   [...]

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    Database Management in Plesk

    Posted at December 15, 2015 at 7:01 pm by Jithin

    In this documentation, we can check how to manage database in Plesk control panel.   1) Login to Plesk admin panel. 2) Click the ‘Domains’ button.   3) Click ‘Manage Hosting’ button near the domain name.   4) Go to ‘Websites & Domains’ tab.   5) Click ‘Databases’ button.   6) Click ‘Add New Database’ icon.   7) Enter the database and user details and click “OK’ button. &nbs   [...]

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    Email Management in Plesk

    Posted at December 1, 2015 at 1:32 pm by Jithin

    In this article we are going to discuss about Email management in Plesk control panel.   Create Email Account You can refer the following steps to create Email account in Plesk. 1: Login to Plesk Admin Panel. 2: Click on “Domains” option from left tab.   3: Click “Manage Hosting” option of the domain you want to modify.   4: Now we can see control panel of the domain. Click “Mail” listed at the top of the home page.   5   [...]

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    Table psa.exp_event doesn’t exist after install or upgrade

    Posted at October 23, 2015 at 8:28 am by InterServer Staff

    ERROR: Unable to query: Table 'psa.exp_event' doesn't exist: Fix: Log into mysql as admin mysql -uadmin -p`cat /etc/psa/.psa.shadow` Run the command: USE psa; CREATE TABLE `exp_event` ( `source` enum('pa','plesk') default NULL, `event_type`enum('started','stopped','created','updated','deleted','status_changed','terminated','flushed','installed','uninstalled','siteapp_added','siteapp_removed','expired') NOT NULL default 'started', `event_time` datetime NOT NULL default '0000-00-00   [...]

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