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When you install WordPress from the Application Vault, the application is installed in a location outside the main web root. Normally this is location is not visible when you connect to your site by FTP - this prevents inadvertent modification of WordP...
Your web hosting account is managed from within your main Irish Domains account panel. Firstly, log on to your control panel at http://cp.irishdomains.com [1] To access your Hosting CONFIGURATION & ADMINISTRATION area, from any page, select "Host...
Yes, if you are subscribed to one of our mail only or shared web hosting packages, you can access your email from anywhere in the world. Our Web Mail link is https://webmail.irishdomains.com [1] There is also a link from the home page of our website, an...
WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) used to create websites today. Originally a pure blogging platform, today it is used as much for regular website design as for blogging as it handles "pages" and "posts" with equal ease. ...
Microsoft has discontinued  FrontPage and the last update to the extensions was in 2002 so it is now considered obsolete.  Although our servers do allow the installation of FrontPage extensions, this is only provided on an as-is basis until 31 December ...
A number of email quotas and limits apply to email only and shared hosting email accounts. Each account has a defined number of POP3 or IMAP accounts according to the plan purchased. Each individual email account will have a maximum storage capacity that...
On rare occasions you may encounter the error "Loading account configuration file : Invalid or not found configuration file" when trying to access the file manager This happens when the file manager is not "in sync" with your FTP details for you acc...
IF YOU HAVE THE CURRENT PASSWORD:- Log in to you Control Panel (https://cp.irishdomains.com Under "ACCOUNT", click on "ADMINS" - A list of admins will be displayed - select the "CHANGE PASSWORD" link for the admin you wish to change IF YOU DO...
On any web hosting system, customers are able to upload their own content. This can include anything from simple HTML files and images, to complex web applications containing components from a number of sources. Because we cannot control the security o...
Before you can generate a certificate signing request (CSR) your hosting account must have an Exclusive IP address. On shared web hosting packages from Business 10 and higher, you have the ability to switch to an exclusive IP address (lower packages ca...
To order an SSL certificate, you must first generate a certificate signing request (CSR).If you are ordering the certificate to use on Irish Domains shared hosting, please follow the following instructions:[Generating a CSR & Private Key]If the certif...
If you want to point a domain registered through one Irish Domains Account, to a hosting package in another Irish Domains account, you can do so as follows:- A. REMOVE THE DOMAIN FROM THE CURRENT SUBSCRIPTION THAT IT'S ON Almost all domains regis...
There are two steps to setting up a web form on your hosting account. First you must install the formmail Application on the domain, then you can add the formmail script into your webpage. Installing the FormMail Application * Login to your web cont...
Login to your Control Panel at https://cp.irishdomains.com/ with your username and password.Click on “My Subscriptions” Click on “Free Domain Parking” Click on “Switch Plan” and select the appropriate service plan from the list of available options Sel...
Server side includes are a simple mechanism whereby files containing web content can be included into other webpages by simply inserting a specially crafted comment called an SSI include that acts as a marker for the included file. At delivery time, the A...
IMPORTANT: your hosting subscription must be capable of running SSL and switched to an exclusive IP address Installing the SSL certificate is quite simple, you can use our handy Clipboard method to simply cut & paste the certificate into the boxes p...
TO INSTALL DRUPAL FROM THE APPLICATION VAULT SELECT THE DOMAIN YOU WANT TO INSTALL DRUPAL ON * Login to your Irish Domains web Control Panel * Select "Websites" on the Top Menu _(If this is not visible, select your hosting subscription from the...
TO INSTALL JOOMLA FROM THE APPLICATION VAULT SELECT THE DOMAIN YOU WANT TO INSTALL JOOMLA ON * Login to your Irish Domains web Control Panel * Select "Websites" on the Top Menu _(If this is not visible, select your hosting subscription from the...
TO INSTALL WORDPRESS FROM THE APPLICATION VAULT Select the domain you want to install WordPress on * Login to your Irish Domains web Control Panel * Select "Websites" on the Top Menu _(If this is not visible, select your hosting subscription fr...
If your website is visible both under the domain name and www.domain name, search engines may index your website separately under both URLs. Using webmaster tools, you can set a "preferred domain" for your site, basically telling the search engine t...
When optimizing the load time of your web pages, the number and size of files to be transferred is important especially for visitors on slower broadband connections. It is well known that image files should be optimized before uploading to the web s...
For full details on how to build your website using Parallels Sitebuilder, see our series of Video Guides available at: http://media.irishdomains.com/sitebuilder/ Topics include: Getting started : website templates, styles, inserting your lo...
There are several possible ways to publish or upload your web site content to the server.  Using FTP The recommended method of publishing your website is to use an FTP (File Transfer Protocol) client to upload your site files to the server. An FTP clien...
_WORDPRESS IS A SELF CONTAINED APPLICATION THAT ALLOWS THE ONLINE CREATION AND MANAGEMENT OF A BLOG OR WEBSITE. IT IS EXTENSIBLE THROUGH INSTALLABLE THEMES (DESIGN) AND PLUGINS (FEATURES) SO CAN BE USED TO POWER VIRTUALLY ANY TYPE OF SITE. WORDPRESS US...
If you use MOZILLA FIREFOX web browser, you can install FireFTP, a handy plugin that will give you "one click" access to your site files via your Irish Domains Control panel. INSTALLING FIREFTP * Click on the FireFox menu icon and select "Add-...
Verifying your website in Google webmaster tools is simply a way of confirming to Google that you are the rightful owner or administrator of the website that you are setting up on Webmasters Tools. Google provide a number of different methods for verif...
Third Party Applications Using third-party scripts which are often downloaded for free is a great way to add additional functionality to your website. The downside is that you ...
Unfortunately, website hacking and other compromise is an ever increasing problem. As your host, we provide a baseline secure environment by ensuring that our machines are regularly patched and updated, and that the versions of software we run are no...
The current version of PHP for new accounts on our shared hosting platform is PHP 5.5.31 The current version of MySQL on our production database servers is MySQL 5.5.47 In addition, the following global PHP settings are in effect on shared hosting: ...
You can find your FTP details within your Irish Domains Control panel. * Log in to your control panel (https://cp.irishdomains.com) with your administrator username "> (if this is not displayed, first, select your hosting subscription from the drop...