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With our Plan A account, you get 4000 megabytes of disk
storage. This is usually more than enough to store your Web pages on. Our main
Web page with buttons, text and all come out to less than 100 Kilobytes. That's
one tenth of a megabyte! Of course the more graphics you have on your site,
the more space you will use. Our Plan B comes with 8000 megabytes of disk space.
For more information about disk storage and the other features
of the plans, look at our Unix
FTP is the most common method for transferring files to servers on the Web. An FTP
login allows you to log into an FTP space and move files around. It consists of a username and password.
Having multiple FTP logins allows for multiple users to have access to parts or all of the space. For
instance, if you have a subdomain of your account, you may wish to give a different Webmaster an FTP login
that only has access to the subdomain, so that they can make changes.
POP3/IMAP accounts are full-fledged email accounts. They allow
you to send and receive email. They come with their own username and password
to access them. You can configure any POP/IMAP mail client program to use these
e-mail accounts. ProHosting provides a Web-based e-mail client for you also.
You can access it at http://mail.your_domain.com (do not include www).
Email auto responders allow you to set up an email account
with the ability to auto-reply with a given message when someone sends email
to it. It looks like a pop account. You have probably seen one when you send
email to somewhere and it comes right back with "We got your email"
or something to that effect. That was most likely an auto responder.
aliases are domains that point at the same location. For
is a domain alias of prohosting.com.
domains or Vanity domains can be used for this purpose.
(a vanity domain is a prefix to a full domain, like the
www in www.prohosting.com
Sub Domains are similar to Domain aliases, but a Sub Domain
points to a sub-directory of the main domain. For instance, http://fileman.prohosting.com
is a subdomain of prohosting.com, and it points at the /support/fileman_tutorial/
sub directory (found at https://www.prohosting.com/support/fileman_tutorial/)
. Regular domains or Vanity domains can be used for this purpose. (a vanity
domain is a prefix to a full domain, like the fileman in fileman.prohosting.com
EZMLM Mailing Lists
EZMLM stands for Easy Mailing List Manager, and is a powerful
tool for handling large newsletters, product update letters, and other similar
mailings. The manager
provides many options, allowing you to set up a mailing list, or a discussion
This feature allows you to setup forwarding email accounts
that will send all the email they receive to a real POP account. Email aliases
don't have usernames and passwords, they just redirect mail sent to them to
a real pop account.
Gigabytes of Transfer
most amount of transfer for your money. Most sites do not
exceed a Gigabyte (gig) of transfer a month and we give
you 30 gigs a month. If you do go over 30 gigs a month we
offer the most reasonable prices for extra bandwith that
you can find at $1/gig.
With access control, you can create directories and set
unique usernames and passwords to allow people to access those directories.
If they don't have the username/password, they can't get into that directory
via http. This is handy to implement for members only areas of your site.
ProHosting will register the domain name of your choice
for only $18.00. That is $20.00 less than if you were to purchase the same
name directly through a registrar. You will own the domain and will have full
access to control the name servers. It's never been easier to get a Web site!
T3, OC-12, OC 48 Connections
have multiple T3 and better connections to the Internet which means your
Web pages will load up extremely fast.
We allow you to connect to our servers 24 hours a day 7
days a week to upload/modify your Web pages.
Account Control Panel
With our online control panel, you can update or modify
your account settings 24 hours a day 7 days a week. You can edit e-mail settings,
create new e-mail accounts and autoresponders, as well as e-mail forwarding.
You have access to your billing history, and profile information, as well as
the options to upgrade, including e-commerce, at any time. Other features inside
the control panel include domain aliasing and subdomain control, MySQL database
manager, and a handy file manager utility that gives you all the access you
need to your files and directories. Chances are, if there is a feature you
need to work with your account or site, it's somewhere in your Control panel.
You can log in at https://netadmin.prohosting.com
Each account keeps a complete log of all traffic, and puts
it into a graphical, easy to understand format. You can see which pages are
the most popular, and hourly statistics. The statistics even include a report
of referring URLs, and reverse lookups, so you can see who is looking at your
site, by world region! Just go to your_domain.com/stats to see your account's
reports. You can also see the statistics for all domain aliases and subdomains
individually at your_domain.com/stats/domain_alias.com or your_domain.com/stats/sub_domain.com
to Raw Log Files
offer you access to raw access and error logs for your domain.
You can download them to your computer and run log analysis
tools on them to see who's looking at your Web pages and
what they're looking at.
Own cgi-bin Directory
allow you to build your own custom
cgi scripts to liven up your Web site.
have our servers plugged into UPS's. This ensures that if the power
goes out where the servers are located, your Web page won't be affected.
back up our servers to ensure that in the case of a hard drive crash
or other similar incident, your data will be safe. System backups are not intended to be used to restore individual
files. It is your responsibility to maintain a backup of your files.
will process your account the day we receive payment.
This does not necessarily mean that your domain will be
fully functional the day we receive payment. Domain
registration generally takes longer. On average, you
can expect to wait 24-48 hours for a new domain name registration
SSL Server Access
ensures that data sent from your viewers Internet browser will make it
to our servers safely. If someone should intercept the data in-between
your viewers browser and our server, it will be encrypted and they won't
be able to do anything with it. With access to our SSL server,
the URL to access your secure pages will be in the form https://secure.prohosting.com/~yourusername/form.html,
if you used your own SSL server, which only comes with plan B, the URL
would be in the form https://your_domain.com/form.html
PHP5 and PHP7
is a powerful, and widely used Internet programming language, used to
create dynamic Web pages, that can easily be interfaced with your mySQL
database, to provide fast, creative Web pages, that are truly useful.
For more information about PHP, visit www.php.net.
allows you to create and manage a large database at very high speeds.
Learn more at mySQL.com.
FTP provides a way for you to allow your visitors to upload
to a safe directory, without giving them your Administrative
login name and password. They can also download files from
a protected directory.
to Your Own SSL Server
that data sent from your viewers Internet browser will make it to our servers
safely. If someone should intercept the data in-between your viewers browser
and our server, it will be encrypted and they won't be able to do anything with
it. With access to our SSL server, the URL to access your secure pages
will be in the form https://secure.prohosting.com/~yourusername/form.html.
If you used your own SSL server, which only comes with plan B, the URL would
be in the form https://secure.yourdomain.com/form.html
where yourdomain.com is the name of the domain that you host with ProHosting.com.
Note: In addition to having Plan B or higher, you must
also purchase a SSL Certificate in order to have a Private SSL Server through
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