We have designed a variety of Advanced Tools that are offered for you absolutely free using the Sort-IT Hosting Web Site Control Panel! They are created for web developers and for web masters who need to handle their web hosting surroundings by themselves. It’s easy to create an .htaccess file, change the PHP build for your personal hosting account, customize the php.ini file, arrange many automatic tasks and scripts, and more!

All of the Advanced Tools adhere to the layout pattern in our Web Site Control Panel, which makes them very simple to use.

Hotlink Protection

Protect yourself against bandwidth theft

Whenever you generate unique information for use on your web site, you need to defend it from individuals who desire to use it without your permission. For this purpose, we have designed a particular protective tool within the Sort-IT Hosting Web Site Control Panel. Sort-IT Hosting’s Hotlink Protection tool is created to protect all of the visuals within your web site from being employed in any publications without your approval.

The software tool is very user–friendly and uncomplicated, with no configuration necessary whatsoever. All you must do is simply choose which domain name to safeguard and start the service.

Hotlink Protection

.htaccess generator

Computerized generation of .htaccess files

At Sort-IT Hosting, you’ll get access to the .htaccess file of one’s web site, and that means you could make as much adjusts as you want. Adding only a couple of lines for the configuration file, it is possible to divert your web site to an alternative link, or configure security password protection for a particular folder, etcetera.

Thanks to the almighty .htaccess Generator inside the Web Site Control Panel, you don’t need to possess any knowledge about .htaccess files whatsoever. Simply convey to the tool what you wish to accomplish and for exactly which web site, and after that click on the Save button. The clever platform will generate the .htaccess file for you within seconds.

.htaccess Generator

IP blocking

Prevent malevolent IP addresses from your website

In the Sort-IT Hosting Web Site Control Panel we have incorporated a highly practical tool that permits you to reduce the ability to access your web sites by hindering various IP addresses. Using the IP blocking tool, you can put a stop to an IP address or a whole array of IPs from interacting with your website. To find out which IP addresses generate the ’undesirable’ traffic to your website, you can check out the Stats Manager.

Just about all IP addresses are blocked quickly and then no–one will be able to find or gain access to your web site from them any more.

IP Blocking

PHP configuration

Customize the PHP rules for your website

Along with any of the cloud hosting bundles from Sort-IT Hosting, you are given the option to choose the PHP release for your web sites – coming from old PHP releases including PHP 4 up to the newest stable editions. You can do that with a click of the mouse. All of the adjusts are going to be implemented right away. For each and every PHP version, you have access to the php.ini file for one’s web site, so you’re able to thoroughly modify the manner PHP works for you.

We provide you with a effective interface, which lets you easily modify the most vital PHP functions. At any time, you could also get back to the default adjustments so as to recover a back up copy.

PHP Configuration

Cron Jobs

Generate automatic scheduled jobs

Inside the Sort-IT Hosting Web Site Control Panel, we’ve developed an uncomplicated and intuitive interface for establishing new and also managing current cron jobs – the Cronjob Manager. A cron job is a timetabled activity – often a script, which is executed at predetermined periods of time. It may be a basic script for looking at if the website is on the web, an emailing script, a web site efficiency report, etcetera.

You can actually set up take advantage of cron jobs with all of our cloud hosting offers. For those who require additional cron jobs, you can always buy more as an upgrade.

Cron jobs

Password Protection

Good way to shield your data

If you want to build a location within your web site which is visible simply to the users you would like, it is possible to reap the benefits of the Password Protection tool. Making use of it you can quickly create a username and password protected folder that is to be protected and available just to you and also anyone else whom you share the sign in details with.

The folder will be secured right away and no person else can check out exactly what is inside. You will certainly be the only person who’ll be capable of modify or change it if you do not plan to approve different users to view it.

Password Protection

URL redirection

URL redirection with only several mouse–clicks

If you need to fast divert your site to an alternative page or some other site, you can do this using the URL Redirection instrument. It negates the requirement to develop PHP redirects or configure an .htaccess file. Simply select the location you wish to point your domain name to and the software tool will handle what’s left. Your domain name can be rerouted automatically.

If you intend to revoke the redirection as well as have your website pointed to the initial URL, you can do so with a click.

URL Redirection