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ASP.NET Settings (Windows)

To configure ASP.NET Settings for a site: Go to Websites & Domains and locate your...

Adding Domain Aliases

Watch the video tutorial   Domain aliases allow you to point several domain names to the same...

Adding Subdomains

Watch the video tutorial If your hosting package includes subdomains, which are additional...

Adding Wildcard Subdomains (Linux)

Use wildcard subdomains to redirect visitors from non-existent subdomains to one of your...

Adding a Domain Forwarder

To create a domain forwarder in Plesk: Start creating a new domain in Websites & Domains...

Adding and Removing Domains

Watch the video tutorial If your hosting package includes more than one domain name (website),...

Allocated and Consumed Resources

If you are subscribed to a number of service plans at once, then you have several subscriptions....

Article 1 Create Your Site

There are three general ways to create a website: Employ a web design studio to create a site...

Article 2 Preview Your Site

After you uploaded website files to the subscription, you can check how your site will look in a...

Article 3 Submit Your Sites To Search Engines

To gain more visitors and drive traffic to your site after you publish it on the Internet, you...

Configuring DNS for a Domain

The Domain Name System (DNS) is a hierarchical naming system that translates understandable...

Configuring DNS via Domain Connect

Configuring DNS settings manually can be a difficult task. Instead, you can use the Domain...

Configuring DNSSEC for a Domain

Watch the video tutorial    DNSSEC is the extension of the DNS protocol that allows signing...

Content Management Systems

Content Management Systems Content Management Systems (or CMS) are third-party...

Deploying Content Using Git

Plesk allows you to integrate with Git – the most popular source code management system used by...

Disabling the Plesk DNS Service

By default, domains created in Plesk use the Plesk DNS server for name resolution. However, in...

General Settings

To view a website’s general hosting settings, click Hosting Settings below the site’s name at...

Hosting Features Available for Your Websites

Depending on your service plan, the following hosting features may be available for your websites...

Hosting Types

The hosting type defines the website’s behavior. Plesk supports three types of hosting: Website...

Logs Files

Log Browser assists you in troubleshooting issues with your websites by parsing the web server...

Managing Additional User Accounts

When a subscription is created, a user account for the subscription owner is created along with...

Overview of Plesk Interface

Plesk enables web hosting customers to easily perform a wide variety of tasks using a robust and...

PHP Handler Types

Plesk provides full support for the PHP scripting language, including support for multiple PHP...

PHP Settings

PHP Settings Plesk provides full support for the PHP scripting language, including...

Permissions Available for Your Website

The following is a list of permissions for operations that you can perform in your Plesk (shown...

Plesk as a Master DNS Server

When a domain is created in Plesk, a DNS zone containing all the necessary DNS records is created...

Plesk as a Slave DNS Server

If you host websites on your account and have a standalone DNS server acting as a primary...

Presence Builder

Presence Builder is a great tool that enables users with no knowledge of HTML markup or graphic...

Previewing Websites

After a website has been created, it does not become available on the Internet right away. After...

Protecting Sites from Hotlinking (Windows)

Watch the video tutorial   Hotlinking (also called file leeching, remote linking, direct...

Protecting Webmail and Mail with SSL/TLS Certificates

When you use mail, bad actors can intercept, read, and tamper with your emails or email...

Protecting Your Website With an SSL/TLS Certificate
Registrar’s DNS Settings in Plesk

If you have external primary and secondary name servers that are authoritative for some of your...

Restricting Access to Content

Watch the video tutorial If you want to limit public access to specific areas of your website,...

Scheduling Tasks

If you need to run scripts on your hosting account at a specific time, use the task scheduler in...

Securing Connections with SSL/TLS Certificates

If your website accepts customers’ sensitive data (such as credit card information, for example),...

Securing Connections with the SSL It! Extension

Securing Connections with the SSL It! Extension   Watch the video tutorial The SSL It!...

Set Up Your First Website

Now that you have a customer account and a domain name, the first thing you will want to do is...

Setting File and Directory Access Permissions
Setting File and Directory Access Permissions

To review or change the permissions set for files and directories on Linux systems: Go to...

Site Descriptions

You can add some notes, or a description, to a site. This description will be displayed in the...

Uploading Content

You can upload content in one of the following ways: Using FTP. This way is better when...

Uploading Content Using FTP

FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol, a method of transferring files over the Internet. To...

Uploading Content with File Manager

Watch the video tutorial     To upload a website from your computer to the Plesk server...

Viewing Statistics

To view the reports on disk space and traffic usage by your account: If you have several...

Viewing Subscription Summary

When you subscribe to hosting services, a user account is created in Plesk to allow you to manage...

Viewing Website Error Log

To view the error log for a particular website Go to Websites & Domains > the site’s...

Web Applications

Web Applications You can significantly increase your website functionality by using...

Website Status

The website status defines whether a website is available over the Internet and what hosting...

Websites and Domains

As described in the chapter Quick Start with Plesk, creating your web presence always starts with...