We’ve integrated quite a lot of Advanced Instruments inside the GiantHosts Site Control Panel. These tools will let you do effortless jobs like protecting a folder by using a password and also much more elaborate ones like, for instance, adjusting the PHP release of your web hosting account. Though the jobs they actually do are different, all the Advanced Instruments have 1 uniformity. They are extremely straightforward and demand zero specific skills from you.

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself from data transfer cyber–theft

Any time you create genuine content there will always be somebody who will try to get hold of it without your approval. It can be applied both to text as well as graphics. That’s where the Hotlink Protection tool built into the Site Control Panel will truly assist you. With a click, you will protect all images on your site by stopping other websites from linking to them.

This way, you won’t just end others from using your photos, but you’ll also ensure that you stick to your monthly data traffic limit.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Auto creation of .htaccess files

Thanks to the .htaccess file, it’s easy to manage your site – set redirections, establish password protected directories, etcetera. From the GiantHosts Site Control Panel, you can quickly generate completely new .htaccess files working with our impressive .htaccess Generator.

You do not have to know anything as related to .htaccess files so as to use GiantHosts’s .htaccess Generator. Merely identify the adjustments you have to produce with the tool’s user–friendly user interface and it will quickly produce the required code on your behalf.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop malicious IPs out of your site

If you wish to block a spammer from accessing your site, an online troll from your message board or, possibly a a stack of IP addresses flooding your site, you should make full use of the convenient IP blocking tool. It enables one to rapidly obstruct an IP address or maybe a a full IP array from ever accessing your web site.

Our IP Blocking tool is actually easy. All you need actually do is type in, the IP address (or addresses) you want to bar and then press the action button. All of the IP addresses you’ve typed in are going to be blacklisted without delay.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP rules for one’s website

The GiantHosts Site Control Panel will provide you with the alternative to easily alter the PHP version for your own hosting account. You can actually pick from earlier PHP variations to the most recent stable PHP release. We’ve put together a well–designed user interface that allows you to alter the PHP version as often as you would like to. Then the release you have picked out will be used right away.

Regardless of what PHP edition you decide on, additionally, you will have total control in the php.ini file – the PHP configuration file for your hosting account. It’s easy to adjust numerous popular selections, change the entire php.ini file or easily revert all modifications and also set things to their defaulting state.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Make automated planned tasks

When there’s something that your site or application must execute day–to–day, you can actually automate it by making use of a cron job. Cron jobs let you build scheduled chores, which can be fulfilled at specified time intervals. You can create cron jobs to e–mail you the condition of your respective website day–to–day or to get rid of non–permanent files on a weekly basis to be able to liberate disk space in your cloud hosting account.

Every cloud hosting plan features a various range of cron jobs. Supplemental cron jobs can be purchased whenever you want through the Site Control Panel.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Fantastic way to defend your files

Using the GiantHosts Site Control Panel, you’ll be able to immediately safeguard each folder for your website, because of our Password Protection tool. All you need to do is determine the folder you need to shield and state a login name together with a security password that just you’ll know. Your directory and all of its files will be safeguarded without delay.

The security password you’ve selected will be held in a secured approach. No one can access it and you’ll be able to switch it anytime you would like.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with merely a couple of clicks

If at any time you want to route your website to another website address, you can do that speedily while using the URL Redirection tool integrated inside the GiantHosts Site Control Panel. You simply won’t have to create a specific .htaccess file and go through advanced lines of code. All you should do is choose which website to reroute and where you want it to point to. Our clever system is going to manage everything instead of you.

And if you don’t need the website redirection you have set, it’s possible to void it by way of a mouse–click.

URL Redirection