Using Gmail to Handle EarthGirl Email

Using Gmail to manage your mail is a great way to save space on your server, and it’s really handy, too! Here’s how: From your Gmail account, click the Settings icon on the top-right of your screen, then select See All Settings. Click Accounts and Import from the top menu. Incoming Email In the section marked Check mail from…

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Creating a Subdomain in cPanel

Subdomains are prefixes that you add to your main domain to create a new destination on your hosting account. For example, if your domain name is “greenwidgets.com” then a possible subdomain could be “buy.greenwidgets.com”. Adding a subdomain will give you the option to add separate content to your site while staying on your domain. Here’s…

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Stop Spam in my cPanel Email

We’ve Got You! Earth Girl Hosting enables this feature by default. If you’re with us, you’re covered! Putting an end to unwanted email in your cPanel email account is a click away with Apache Spam Assassin. Here’s how: First, log into your cPanel account (https://mysite.com/cpanel) Once there, you can search for “Spam Filters” using the…

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Resizing Images in cPanel? Yes, You Sure Can!

Most people don’t know this one exists. It’s really very easy and quite handy. Do you have some giant images on your hosting account that you need to make not-so-giant? Let me show you how: First, log into your cPanel (https://yoursite.com/cpanel) Use the search bar to find the Images link, then click to open it.…

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How Do I Know If My Website Has A Virus?

It can really happen to any of us. Getting a virus on your website is not only frustrating, but it can be very costly.  Prevention is always the best course of action, but sometimes it just gets past you. Prevention starts with the basics: Choose a unique password & change it now and then Be…

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Deleting Junk Files with CP Cleaner

What is CP Cleaner? It is a plugin found in your cPanel that allows you to scan for old error logs, log files and compressed files (zip, tar, tar.gz, etc.). You can review and remove them in one click. How Do I Use It? Log in to your cPanel (https://yoursite.com/cpanel) and click the CP Cleaner…

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