We’ve created a lot of different Advanced Instruments accessible to you free–of–charge with the W3 Hosting Web Control Panel! They are created for web developers or, perhaps for site owners that want to control their website hosting surroundings by themselves. It’s easy to make an .htaccess file, alter the PHP build for your personal hosting account, customize the php.ini file, create a range of automatic chores and scripts, plus more!

Virtually all Advanced Instruments stick to the design pattern of our Web Control Panel, making them quite user–friendly.

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself from traffic cyber–theft

When you make genuine content material there will always be somebody who will try to get hold of it without your approval. It pertains both to written text plus pics. That’s where the Hotlink Protection tool integrated into our Web Control Panel will really assist you. With just a click of the mouse, you will defend all pictures within your site by blocking other websites from connecting to them.

By result of this, you won’t just put a stop to other people from stealing your photos, but you’ll at the same time ensure you follow your monthly data traffic limitation.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automated generation of .htaccess files

At W3 Hosting, you will have access to the .htaccess file of your respective site, which means you could make as many transformations as you want. Including only a few lines for the settings file, you can actually redirect your web site to a different link, or configure password defense for a picked folder, etcetera.

While using the potent .htaccess Generator within the Web Control Panel, you do not need to have any know–how about .htaccess files. Just tell the tool what you need to carry out and for exactly which site, afterwards click the Save button. The intelligent program will produce the .htaccess file for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IP addresses from your website

For people with a well–known site, sooner or later you fall victim to spammers and destructive website visitors. You can easily safeguard all your web sites from such behavior by using the IP blocking instrument integrated into our Web Control Panel. The tool will help you efficiently block out an IP address or even a full range of IPs by using a mouse–click.

Merged with the precise web stats as well as our GeoIP redirection software tools, the IP Blocking tool will help you proficiently regulate the entry to your site.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP settings for one’s site

The W3 Hosting Web Control Panel offers you the chance to swiftly switch the PHP release for your own account. It’s possible to choose from older PHP versions up to the current stable PHP release. We have built a simplified user interface that allows you to customize the PHP build as many times as you would like to. And the build you’ve chosen is going to be applied instantaneously.

Regardless of what PHP build you decide on, you’ll have complete control in the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your website hosting account. It’s easy to change some of the most preferred options, change the entire php.ini file or promptly return all adjustments and also set things to their standard condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automated scheduled tasks

In the W3 Hosting Web Control Panel, we’ve designed a straightforward and easy–to–use interface for setting up new in addition to dealing with current cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job can be described as an appointed job – commonly a script, that’s executed at predefined intervals of time. It can be a basic script for checking out if your site is online, a mailing script, a web site performance review, etc.

It is easy to configure and make use of cron jobs with our cloud hosting packs. If you happen to want further cron jobs, you can always obtain more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Fantastic way to defend your data files

Password protection is known as a solution to secure your web site with a password to make sure that only a pre–defined group of people have access to it. One example is, you will need password protection any time you develop your website and do not want major search engines or others to see it before it is available or when you wish to create a personal directory within your web site with approved access.The Password Protection instrument included inside the W3 Hosting Web Control Panel can help you make this happen with just a few mouse–clicks. You will be the only person that knows the username and password required to log in if you do not share them with some other person.

The password will be kept in an encoded format, so no individual can see it or read it. You alone, as the site owner can be capable to change it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with just several clicks

From the W3 Hosting Web Control Panel, you’ll be able to speedily route your web site to another spot through the URL Redirection tool. It’s actually convenient–to–use – all you have to actually do is specify where exactly your web site is going to be directed to. No requirement for virtually any .htaccess files, PHP redirections whatsoever, DNS configurations, and the like to be made. Your site can be rerouted to the fresh spot right away.

You’ll be able to cancel the domain name re–direction any time. What you need to actually do is visit the URL Redirection tool and turn off the domain name re–direction. After that your domain is going to begin going to the original location.

URL Redirection