How to optimize Joomla! for better performance

There are a number of techniques to improve the performance of your Joomla! site. Some are easy and some are more suitable for experienced Joomla! administrators. Gzip compression Log in to the back end of your site Go to System > Global Configuration > Server Enable Gzip page compression This […]

What is a Content Delivery Network (CDN)?

A Content Delivery Network, or CDN, is used to bring the visitor important website content at high speeds and with peak performance. The priority of a CDN is to reduce latency, or in other words, reduce the amount of time it takes to load a website. Typically, latency is caused […]

Redirecting to Wix

  There are two ways to redirect a domain name to Wix. Either can be done with a HostPapa account, but there are some things to remember. Update the DNS entries This is the most straight-forward option. If your domain name is registered through HostPapa, simply submit a ticket with […]

How to use Web Host Manager with your Reseller hosting plan

HostPapa reseller hosting comes with Web Host Manager (WHM), an industry leading server control panel interface. It’s an easy-to- use tool that will allow you to manage all of your reseller hosting accounts. Your WHM control panel will list a number of options/functions. These include: List Accounts. Go here to […]

How to add SSL support for a domain

If you have SSL on your website (or want SSL), you have two options: Option 1: If your SSL is on a separate subdomain, then you can easily use Cloudflare. All you have to do is designate the ‘SSL’ subdomain with a gray cloud in your DNS Settings page or […]

Addon domains: downtime during propagation

Unfortunately, downtime while transferring an addon domain’s website is unavoidable. cPanel will not allow you to connect an addon domain name to your account unless the DNS entries list HostPapa information and the information has finished propagating (that is, it has been communicated to all the servers that support the […]

How to reduce spam

There are a few simple steps you can follow to minimize the amount of spam received in your inbox. Avoid using common email account names There are certain kinds of email addresses that are common to most sites (e.g., info@, webmaster@, sales@, etc). If you need to have email addresses […]