We’ve provided an abundance of Advanced Tools within the LionHost Web Control Panel. These tools can help you do easy things for instance guarding a directory using a security password or more sophisticated ones such as, as an example, modifying the PHP build of your cloud hosting account. Even though the tasks they do will vary, each of the Advanced Tools have one uniformity. They are really user–friendly and involve zero specific capabilities on your part.

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself against bandwidth theft

Whenever you generate authentic information for your personal web site, it is recommended to shield it from people who desire to use it devoid of your permission. For this reason, we’ve created a specialized safety tool in the LionHost Web Control Panel. LionHost’s Hotlink Protection tool was designed to defend all visuals within your website from being published in different publications without your permission.

The instrument is very handy, without any setup needed whatsoever. Everything you should conduct is just determine which domain name to protect and trigger the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic generation of .htaccess files

At LionHost, you will get accessibility to the .htaccess file of your web site, to ensure you could make as many adjustments as you wish. Incorporating only a couple of lines for the settings file, you can divert your website to another link, or arrange security password defense for a selected directory, and many more.

With the highly effective .htaccess Generator within the Web Control Panel, you will not need to have any knowledge about .htaccess files. Merely convey to the tool what you need to accomplish and for exactly which website, and after that click the Save button. LionHost’s smart program will produce the .htaccess file suitable for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop harmful IP addresses from ever accessing your website

When you’ve got a well–known site, eventually you become a target to spammers and malevolent site visitors. It is easy to defend all of your websites from this sort of behavior with the IP blocking tool included in LionHost’s Web Control Panel. The tool will enable you to efficiently block out an IP address or even an entire range of IP addresses with only a mouse–click.

Combined with LionHost’s thorough web stats and also LionHost’s GeoIP redirection software tools, the IP Blocking tool will help you to proficiently manage the entry to your site.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Alter the PHP rules for your website

The LionHost Web Control Panel provides you an opportunity to immediately modify the PHP edition for use on your hosting account. You’ll be able to make a choice from earlier PHP versions to the most recent stable PHP release. We have constructed a simple to operate interface that permits you to change the PHP version as often as you would like to. And the edition you’ll have selected is going to be applied in the blink of an eye.

Whichever PHP build you decide on, you’ll also have control over the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your account. It’s easy to alter many of the most common options, edit the whole php.ini file or easily revert all modifications and set things to their normal state.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Create automated scheduled jobs

Inside the LionHost Web Control Panel, we have created a quick and user–friendly user interface for setting up completely new in addition to taking care of existing cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is really a scheduled job – normally a script, which is operated at defined intervals of time. It can be a basic script for checking out when your website is on the web, a mailing script, a site performance review, etcetera.

It is easy to configure and make use of cron jobs with LionHost’s cloud hosting offers. If you happen to demand further cron jobs, it’s possible to acquire more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Fantastic way to secure all your data files

Using the LionHost Web Control Panel, it’s possible to immediately guard every single directory within your site, due to our Password Protection instrument. All you have to actually do is pick up the folder you would like to shield and specify a username in addition to a password that only you know. Your folder as well as its files will be safeguarded instantaneously.

The password you’ve selected can be held in a protected way. Nobody will be able to access it and you will be capable of switch it whenever you wish.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with just several mouse–clicks

If at any time you need to route your website to a different web link, you can do that quickly with the URL Redirection instrument built in the LionHost Web Control Panel. You do not need to generate a special .htaccess file and go through complex lines of code. All you have to make is select which website to redirect and where you want it to lead to. Our smart system is going to handle everything for you.

And if you don’t need the website redirection that you have got arranged, it is possible to cease it with simply a mouse–click.

URL Redirection