To access your
control panel, type in http://yoursite.com/menu
in your browser, where "yoursite.com"
is your domain name.
you initially log in, you will see a directory
listing similar to the following:
NOT DELETE OR RENAME any of these directories!
These directories are automatically setup by the
system and required in order for your account to
function. Deleting or renaming any of them will
cause fatal errors that can only be repaired by
deleting and resetting your account. Deleting
and resetting your account may cause you to experience DNS
problems that can only work themselves out in an
unpredictable amount of time.
these directories, the ONLY ONE that is
important to you is the www directory.
This is the directory where you will upload your
web pages and create other subdirectories that
will pertain to your web site. Your pages WILL
NOT be viewable on a web browser unless they are
uploaded to this directory.
you initially enter your www directory, you will
see a directory/file listing similar to the
DO NOT DELETE OR RENAME any of the directories
within this folder. These are directories
created by the system and are required in order
for your account to function.
you add options from your Control Panel, such as
the Shopping Cart, Search Engine, Mail List software, or any other
utilize, the system will
automatically create other directories within
this area. ANY AND ALL sub-directories and/or
files created by the system are required by the
system to make a particular function operate
and SHOULD NOT BE DELETED OR ALTERED IN ANY WAY.
The index.html page is the default entry page
for your account and this file SHOULD BE
REPLACED by one of your own design, but IT MUST
BE named index.html. (or .htm, shtml etc.)
is a brief description of the different
directories you may or may not see when you log
into your account at any given time depending on
what options you have utilized from your Control
Panel. These are only descriptions and these
directories should not be altered in any way
unless we have instructed you to above.
Name - Description
- this folder is used for your anonymous users
to download public files.
domain-web-logs - this folder
contains all access logs of visitors to your
domain-mail - this folder holds
all POP mail accounts for your domain
domain-www - this folder stores
all html files for your domain (same folder as
the www folder)
www - this is where you put all
your html files and subdirectories (same folder
as the domain-www folder)
domain-secure - this folder stores
all secure html files (same folder as www folder
and domain-www folder) this is an aliases folder
that is secure when the right URL path is called
correctly. Example: https://domain_name/file.name
and how to upload your files
files must be uploaded to your www
directory in your account. Please read above
section All the files in your account.
are uploaded to your account via FTP_32 or
Fetch. Please refer to FTP Instructions from the
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can create a custom error page for visitors who
try and access a page on your site that does not
you must create an HTML page that you would like
visitors to see and upload it to your www
create a file using notepad or some other such
text editor, and name it .htaccess
the following line:
ErrorDocument 404 http://www.yourdomain.com/errorfile.html
yourdomain.com is your URL and errorfile.html is
the HTML file you previously created.
the .htaccess file to your www directory in
Important Note: Do not edit the .htaccess file if you are using MS
FrontPage! FrontPage uses the .htaccess file, and editing it may cause errors in your configuration.
to view your pages on the WWW
can view your pages within any browser by typing
the following in the URL.