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Hosting additional domains

Now let's learn how to host additional domains in our hosting account 1) Click the Domain Setup link 2) Then click Add Another Domain This is where you add new domain names to be hosted within...


How to backup your website

Now let's learn how to backup our website/files, and restore them 1) Click the Create/Restore Backups link This is the main backup screen, where you can select specific portions of your account...


How to change your password

Now let's learn how to change our Direct Admin password. 1) Click the Change Password link   2) This is the Change Password main screen\3) In order to change your Direct Admin password, you...


How to create a MySQL database

Now let's learn how to create a MySQL database 1) Click the MySQL Management link     This is the main MySQL database screen where you can create new databases, or manage existing ones 2)...


How to create a POP email account

Now let's create a new POP email account1) Click the E-Mail Accounts linkThere is already a POP email account listed... it is the main POP account that every hosting account comes with...


How to create a catch-all email account

Now let's learn how to create a catch-all email account1) Click the Catch-All E-Mail link Let's go ahead and set a catch-all email address You have three (3) choices in how to deal with emails...


How to create a domain pointer

Now let's learn how to setup domain pointers1) Click the Domain Pointers linkThis is the main Domain Pointers screen A domain pointer allows you to point another domain name to your main account...


How to create a mailing list

Now let's learn how to create a mailing list1) Click the Mailing Lists link2) Then click Create Mailing List3) Enter an address for the new mailing list When creating a mailing list, remember that...


How to create a spam filter

Now let's learn how to create Spam Filters in Direct Admin1) Click the SPAM Filters linkThis is the main E-mail Filter (or spam filter) screen, where you can enter several different kinds of...


How to create a subdomain

Now let's learn how to create a subdomain 1) Click the Subdomain Management link here The is the subdomain page where you can setup and remove subdomains for your hosting account. Let's go ahead...


How to create additional FTP accounts

Now let's learn how to create a new FTP account 1) Click the FTP Management linkAs you can see here, there is already one FTP account, and it is the main (default) FTP account of this hosting...


How to create an autoresponder

Now let's learn how to create an autoresponder1) Click the Autoresponders link 2) Click the Create New Autoresponder link This is the screen where you can create autoresponders for your hosting...


How to create custom error pages

Now let's learn how to create custom error pages in our hosting account 1) Click the Custom Error Pages link This page lists all the error pages you can edit from Direct Admin. Let's go ahead and...


How to create vacation messages

Now let's learn how to setup a vacation message 1) Click the Vacation Messages link here 2) Click the Set Vacation Message link here There are currently no vacation messages setup... let's set...


How to install an SSL certificate

Now let's learn how to install an SSL certificate in Direct Admin 1) Click the SSL Certificates link Keep in mind that you can only install an SSL certificate into an account that uses a...


How to manage URL redirects

Now let's learn how to create URL redirects from Direct Admin 1) Click the Site Redirection link This is the main redirect page, where you can create and delete URL redirects 2) Type in the URL...


How to password protect a directory

Now let's learn how to password protect a directory in our hosting account 1) Click Password Protected Directories There are currently no directories in this account, that are password protected...


How to setup email forwarding

Now let's learn how to setup an email forwarder (or redirect) 1) Click the Forwarders link 2) Click the Create new E-Mail Forwarder link An email forwarder is a way to forward emails that...


How to use File Manager

Now let's learn how to use File Manager in Direct Admin, to manage the files in our hosting account 1) Click the File Manager link or Files icon  This is File Manager, and it's here that you...


How to use Installatron

Now let's learn how to use Installatron, a FREE One-Click Script Installer 1) Click the Installatron link here This is the main page for Installatron. Installatron is an auto-installer...


How to view your website statistics

Now let's learn how to view our website statistics 1) Click the Site Summary / Statistics / Logs link This is the main web stats screen, and has lots of information about this hosting account...