Inside the ape-it Control Panel, you’ll find a group of Advanced Instruments. They’re created for cloud hosting users that are familiar with controlling their hosting setting. However, due to the easy–to–work–with user interface of the Control Panel, they’re just easy to work with, even for novices. Also, we’ve introduced a selection of descriptive how–to guides to help first–time customers instantly figure out how to utilize the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Secure yourself against traffic theft

Whenever you make authentic content for your site, it is very important shield it from people who want to use it without having your permission. For this purpose, we’ve built a specific protective software instrument in the ape-it Control Panel. The Hotlink Protection tool was made to safeguard all pictures on your site from being used in any publications without your agreement.

The tool is definitely convenient–to–use, without any setup expected whatsoever. All you must actually do is just pick which domain name to defend and switch on the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized creation of .htaccess files

With the help of the .htaccess file, it’s easy to manage your website – configure redirections, create username and password guarded folders, etc. From the ape-it Control Panel, it’s easy to create unique .htaccess files by making use of the highly effective .htaccess Generator.

You do not need to learn anything at all with regards to .htaccess files in order to use ape-it’s .htaccess Generator. Only identify the alterations you intend to make while using tool’s user–friendly and uncomplicated user interface and it will immediately generate the needed code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Block out harmful IPs out of your web site

If you need to obstruct a spammer from accessing your web site, an online troll from your discussion forum as well as a a collection of IP addresses flooding your web site, you have to take benefit from our simple–to–use IP blocking tool. It allows one to speedily stop an IP address as well as a an entire IP array from ever being able to access your web site.

Our IP Blocking tool is actually simple and easy. All you have to actually do is enter in, the IP address (and / or addresses) that you would like to block and click the action button. All IP addresses you’ve typed in can be obstructed immediately.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP settings for your personal web site

With all of the cloud hosting packs from ape-it, you have the option to choose the PHP version for use on your web sites – from old PHP releases including PHP 4 to the most current stable versions. It can be done with simply a mouse–click. All of the corrections are going to be carried out in the blink of an eye. For every single PHP release, you have access to the php.ini file for your website, in order to absolutely switch the manner PHP works.

We provide you with a effective user interface, which lets you swiftly alter the most critical PHP functions. At any time, you can also go back to the standard settings in order to bring back a backup.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Develop automated planned tasks

In the ape-it Control Panel, we’ve designed a hassle–free and user–friendly user interface for setting up fresh and controlling established cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is really a planned activity – usually a script, which is executed at predetermined intervals of time. It may be a simple script for checking when your site is on the Internet, a mailing script, a web site performance report, etcetera.

It is possible to set up take full advantage of cron jobs with all our cloud hosting offers. For those who need to have further cron jobs, you can always buy more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Great way to give protection to all your files

If you wish to create a location in your site that will be seen simply to the people you choose, you can easily make use of our Password Protection instrument. Working with it you can quickly start a password protected folder that will be secured and available just to you and also anybody who you share the logon data with.

The directory is going to be safeguarded quickly and no person else can check out what is on the inside. You’re the sole person who will be in the position to adjust or change it unless you choose to approve additional clients to view it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with merely a few clicks

If you would like immediately route your website to a different webpage or another web site, this can be done with our URL Redirection instrument. It negates the necessity to create PHP redirects or create an .htaccess file. Just indicate the spot you need to point your domain to and the software instrument will take care of the rest. Your domain is going to be redirected quickly.

And if you prefer to cancel the redirection and also have your website pointed back to the previous URL, that can be done with only a click of your computer mouse.

URL Redirection