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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. ...
Yes, MS SQL Server 2005 databases are available on Windows Business 10 and higher packages.Database backups are integrated into your control panel so you can backup and restore on demand.Check out the hosting section of our website for allowed databases s...
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...
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...
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...
If you are using ASP scripts you will at some stage come across the dreaded 500 Internal Server Error page. _IN THE VAST MAJORITY OF CASES THIS DOES NOT MEAN THAT THERE IS ANYTHING WRONG WITH THE WEB SERVER ITSELF._ This message is displayed by ...
ISAPI_rewrite is a useful tool that allows you to perform URL rewriting on IIS web hosting similar to Apache .htaccess files on Linux web hosting. This can be particularly useful when making changes to the structure and layout of your website, so that lin...
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 client i...
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 ...
Our windows servers currently run on Windows Server 2003. The ASP.Net Framework version 3.5 is installed.From you control panel you can select if ASP.Net 1.1 or 2.0 (Framework 3.5) is enabled.
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...
Our Parallels Windows Shared Hosting Servers currently run version 2.7 Build 53 of ISAPI Rewrite
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: ...