Hosting Tutorials

How to backup your complete website

July 2nd, 2014

It is rare but there is always a possibility for your website getting hacked if it is not properly secured. There are times that one can mess up some code which could result in the website to crash. For all such times we will need to rely on our trusted backups. But how do you backup you entire website? Let’s take a look.

  1. First, login to your cPanel and click “Backup Wizard”BackUp_Website_SpeedHost
  2. Once in Backup Wizard, click “backup” This will backup all your email accounts, files, and a few other things along your MySQL databases. BackUp_Website_SpeedHost(2)
  3. In the next step it will ask you for a “Full or Partial Backup.” You can choose to go with either one of the two options.

[Note: A full backup will create an archive of all the files and configurations on your website. You can only use this to move your account to another server, or to keep a local copy of your files.]

That’s it; you have successfully backed up your website. These backups should definitely give you a peace of mind. You can setup a calendar to regularly backup up your website so that you have the most up to date data when you most need it.

Redirecting your website to https

February 21st, 2012

If you have bought a SSL certificate and have installed it on your hosting but are still getting http when you type in your website, this is because you need to redirect your website or the folder where the SSL is install to https before you are able to see the Lock sign. Redirecting to https is very simple and can be done from .htaccess with a few lines.

Please see below, make sure you replace with your website name.

RewriteEngine On 
RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 
RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [R,L]

Using cPanel HTML editor to edit your HTML pages

August 2nd, 2011

If you ever wanted to edit your html pages online but did not know how. cPanel makes it very easy for you to edit your HTML pages in WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get). Follow the simple steps below to edit your html pages right from your hosting control panel.

1. Login to your cPanel (
2. Click on File Manager
3. Go to the file you want to edit and then right click on it. The click HTML Edit
4. HTML editor opens on your browser with which you can edit and preview and then save from the top left icon.
After you click save, it will be published on your website. It’s that simple!

How to create a signature in Roundcube Webmail

July 6th, 2011

1. Log in to your webmail
2. Select Roundcube webmail application
3. Click on the Personal Settings on the Right Top Panel
4. Select on Identities Tab.
5. Double Click on the Display name.
6. Click on the HTML editor to enter your HTML signature
7. Click Save after you are done.
8. Go to Preference tab and check on the box for Compose HTML message.
9. Click Save and Done.

How to use the Email Forwarding in cPanel

February 15th, 2011

Do you want to forward your mails to any other email address? You can use the Forwarders option in cPanel to achieve this. Please folow the steps below.

1. Login to your cpanel (e.g.
2. Look for the Mail option in the menu.
3. Click Forwarders

4. Click on Add a New Forwarder