We have included quite a few Advanced Tools within the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel. All these tools will let you do hassle–free things such as protecting a directory using a security password or a lot more advanced ones like, for instance, changing the PHP release of your web hosting account. Though the tasks they actually do are not the same, all the Advanced Tools have one similarity. They’re extremely convenient and call for virtually no particular competence from you.

Hotlink Protection

Shield yourself from bandwidth theft

Whenever you come up with genuine content and articles for use on your website, one must always shield it from individuals who desire to use it without having your permission. For this purpose, we’ve integrated a specialized safety tool in the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel. AFC Hosting’s Hotlink Protection tool is made to shield all of the images within your web site from being employed in different publications without having your authorization.

The instrument is certainly easy to use, without having any setting needed in any way. All you have to conduct is just determine which domain name to guard and initialize the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic generation of .htaccess files

By making use of the .htaccess file, it’s easy to manage your website – create redirections, establish security password shielded directories, etcetera. Within the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel, you can quickly generate new .htaccess files making use of AFC Hosting’s effective .htaccess Generator.

You do not need to know anything as related to .htaccess files in order to use the .htaccess Generator. Just identify the changes you desire to generate using the tool’s convenient point and click user interface and it is going to easily produce the necessary code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop malevolent IPs from your website

When you have top–ranked website, at some point you fall victim to spammers and malevolent site visitors. You are able to shield your sites from these types of actions through the IP blocking tool incorporated into AFC Hosting’s Online Control Panel. The tool will allow you to effectively stop an IP address or even a whole range of IPs with only a click of the mouse.

Joined with our precise web stats and AFC Hosting’s GeoIP redirection software tools, the IP Blocking tool will enable you to effectively deal with the access to your website.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Alter the PHP settings for one’s site

With all of the cloud hosting packages from AFC Hosting, you can select the PHP version for your websites – from old PHP builds like PHP 4 to the latest stable releases. You can do that with only a click of the mouse. All of the modifications are applied instantly. For every PHP version, you can get the php.ini file for your site, so that you’ll be able to wholly change the way PHP works for you.

We provide a sleek interface, which allows you to quickly change the most crucial PHP functions. At any moment, you can also go back to the standard adjustments to restore a backup.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automatic planned tasks

Within the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel, we have created a straightforward and intuitive user interface for creating new as well as handling current cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job really is a scheduled task – typically a script, that’s operated at predetermined periods of time. It can be a basic script for looking at if the web site is online, a mailing script, a site efficiency report, etc.

You can set up and make use of cron jobs with AFC Hosting’s cloud hosting plans. In the event you require added cron jobs, it’s possible to purchase more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Easy way to secure your data

Password protection is actually a way to secure your website employing a password making sure that just particular account holders have access to it. One example is, you might need password protection any time you design your site and do not wish the search engines or others to find it prior to it being prepared or if you wish to have an exclusive directory for your web site with approved entry.The Password Protection instrument bundled inside the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel will help you achieve this with merely a few clicks. You are the only one that knows the username and password necessary to log in unless you share them with another person.

The password are going to be held in a secured file format, so no–one is able to find it or read it. You alone, as the web site owner can be allowed to adjust it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with only a couple of clicks

In case at any time you have to direct your web site to a new website, it can be done rapidly through the URL Redirection tool listed inside the AFC Hosting Online Control Panel. You won’t have to make a specific .htaccess file and deal with complex lines of code. All you have to do is select which website to reroute and exactly where you want it to lead to. Our clever system will take care of every little thing instead of you.

And, in case you don’t need the website redirection that you’ve arranged, you can easily cease it with simply a mouse–click.

URL Redirection