How to preview your Plesk site

In this article, we’ll show you how to preview your website while waiting for the DNS propagation to take effect. If your domain name is already resolving to the server, a preview may not be necessary as you can access your website using your domain.  To preview your site, follow […]

How to use Plesk – Interface overview

In this article, we’ll give you an overview of the Plesk interface to show you how to use Plesk. Plesk allows web hosting customers to perform many different tasks with their easy-to-use interface. You can create and manage websites, mailboxes, databases, and more. Let’s take a close look at how […]

How to add a domain name alias in Plesk

Domain aliases let you point several domain names to one website.  How to set up a domain name alias in Plesk  1. Access your Plesk control panel through your HostPapa Dashboard.  2. Click on Websites & Domains.  3. Click Add Domain Alias.  4. Specify the domain you’re creating an alias […]

How to manage additional user accounts in Plesk

In this article, we’ll show you how to manage additional user accounts in Plesk, as well as update Plesk user permissions.  When you create a Plesk subscription, a user account will also be created that will be used to sign in to Plesk and perform any operations your hosting provider […]

How to improve your WordPress website performance

Performance tuning your WordPress site yields better performance and improves the experience visitors receive. This article describes several ways to improve WordPress site performance. The basics The easiest place to start when optimizing a WordPress site for optimal performance is with the content itself. Set up image files correctly: Size […]

How to view statistics in Plesk

In this article, we’ll show you how to view your Plesk web statistics.  Access your Plesk control panel through your HostPapa Dashboard.  Go to Statistics.  You’ll be able to view the following statistics in charts:  The amount of disk space used by:  Websites Mail accounts  Databases  Logs Backups  Configuration files  […]

How to set up wildcard subdomains in Plesk (Linux)

In this article, we’ll show you how to set up wildcard subdomains in Plesk. You can use wildcard subdomains to redirect your customers from non-existent subdomains to your website. This is helpful when visitors misspell your URL for dynamic subdomains, or marketing campaigns. Note: This does not apply to Windows […]

Web scripting language list and settings for Plesk

In this article, you will learn about Plesk’s scripting language list. We will also show you how to turn on support for a particular scripting language.   Scripting language list Plesk supports the following programming and scripting languages: Active Server Pages (ASP) Server Side Includes (SSI) (Linux hosting) Microsoft ASP.NET […]

How to create and restore a backup in Plesk

This article will show you how to create, manage and restore a new backup in Plesk. To avoid losing your content after accidents or malware attacks, we highly recommend keeping backup copies of your site. Plesk backup manager will allow you to keep several backups of your configuration and content, […]