In the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel, you’ll find a variety of Advanced Instruments. They are designed for cloud hosting customers who are proficient in controlling their cloud hosting environment. However, thanks to the convenient–to–use user interface of the Web Site Control Panel, they are rather easy to work with, even for beginners. In addition, we have designed a variety of descriptive how–to tutorials which can help novice customers promptly discover how to take advantage of the tools!

Hotlink Protection

Defend yourself from bandwidth theft

From your Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel, you’ll be able to instantly safeguard all the images in your websites from being used someplace else devoid of your agreement. And you may achieve this with a few clicks working with our Hotlink Protection tool.

All you should do is in fact choose the domain you need to shield and then start the Hotlink Protection. Adjustments are going to take effect in the blink of an eye and your graphics will be protected against unauthorized use and traffic thievery.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Automatic generation of .htaccess files

With the help of the .htaccess file, you can quickly manage your web site – set up redirections, set up security password secured directories, etc. From the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel, you can quickly create completely new .htaccess files making use of Lightbuilder’s mighty .htaccess Generator.

You don’t need to learn anything regarding .htaccess files in order to use the .htaccess Generator. Simply define the adjustments you have to make using the tool’s easy point–and–click user interface and it is going to immediately create the required code for you.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Stop harmful IP addresses from your web site

In the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel we have included a rather valuable tool that lets you limit access to your sites by blocking various IP addresses. Using the IP blocking tool, you’re able to stop an IP address or a full range of IP addresses from opening your website. To determine which IP addresses produce the ’undesirable’ website traffic to your website, you should check out the Stats Manager.

Just about all IP addresses will be impeded instantaneously and nobody will have the ability to find or access your web site from them any more.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Switch the PHP rules for your personal web site

The Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel delivers the possibility to immediately customize the PHP build for your personal cloud hosting account. You can choose from earlier PHP editions all the way to the most recent stable PHP release. We’ve created an easy–to–work–with user interface that permits you to modify the PHP version as many times as you would like to. Then the build you have selected is going to be applied instantly.

No matter which PHP release you choose, furthermore, you will have total control within the php.ini file – the PHP settings file for your account. It’s easy to adjust some of the more popular options, alter the complete php.ini file or speedily return all modifications as well as set things back to their default condition.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Set automatic scheduled tasks

Within the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel, we’ve created an uncomplicated and intuitive user interface for configuring brand new or taking care of active cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is usually an appointed job – normally a script, which is executed at defined intervals of time. It may be a simple script for checking if the website is on the web, an emailing script, a website performance record, etcetera.

You can configure and make use of cron jobs with Lightbuilder’s cloud hosting plans. For those who require additional cron jobs, you can obtain further as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Easy way to protect your files

Password protection is an option to protect your website’s full content by having a username and password to make sure that only particular users can access it. One example is, you may want security password protection when you create your website and don’t want major search engines or other individuals to see it prior to it being prepared or when you wish to create a personal directory for your website with approved entry.The Password Protection tool included in the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel will allow you to make it happen with just a few mouse–clicks. You’ll be the only person that knows the username and password necessary to log in if you don’t share them with some other person.

The password are going to be saved in a protected file format, so no one can view it or check it out. You alone, as the site owner will be capable to alter it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL re–direction with a few clicks

In case at any time you decide to redirect your website to a new link, you can do that easily through the URL Redirection instrument integrated inside the Lightbuilder Web Site Control Panel. You simply won’t have to create a specific .htaccess file and deal with complex lines of code. All you have to do is select which domain name to redirect and precisely where you need it to go to. Our clever system will manage every little thing instead of you.

And, in case you no longer need the website re–direction that you’ve set, it’s possible to stop it with a click.

URL Redirection