Is it Time to Unfriend Facebook?

If you’ve ever seen the film ‘The Social Network’ you’ll be acutely aware of the journey that Mark Zuckerberg took to make Facebook the success it is today. Not shy of controversy, its CEO is once again back in the headlines, this time over a breach of personal data, that has affected a reported 87 […]

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Should Companies Quit Social Media?

Be it Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ or Linkedin – 81% of us have a social media account*. It’s the way we connect, the way we consume, the way we communicate. And it’s no surprise that it’s the way that brands share their stories with us. This is, after all, the on-trend way to engage with […]

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How to create a subdomain

To create a subdomain on your hosting account (eg. domain – letshost.ie, subdomain – kb.letshost.ie), please see the following steps: Log in to the cPanel control panel Click on Subdomains In the first box enter in the subdomain name (eg. test or m) Select the domain from the drop down in the second box Click on […]

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How to change PHP version on my account

It is now possible to change the version of PHP in use on your hosting account. To do this, you will need to log in to your cPanel control panel Once logged in to your cPanel control panel, click on the icon for MultiPHP Manager. This will give a list of all domains/subdomains on your […]

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How do I access my cPanel control panel?

There are two ways to access the control panel for your hosting account. One is by using a direct login URL and the other is via your client area. We would generally recommend accessing the cPanel via your client area, but there are times when using the direct login URL would be better. For example, […]

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How to back up your hosting account content

Please find below instructions on how to take a backup of your content. Log in to your LetsHost Client Area and click on Services > My Services You will see your products/services listed out here. Click on Active beside your hosting package On the left, click on the link Login to cPanel Once logged in […]

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How to enable Server Side Includes

To enable Server Side Includes (SSI) on your hosting account, you will need to edit your existing .htaccess file and place the following code in it: AddType text/html .shtml AddHandler server-parsed .shtml Options Indexes FollowSymLinks Includes You can edit the content of the .htaccess file via your cPanel > File Manager or via FTP. To […]

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Adding another domain/website to your Plesk hosting account

Your LetsHost Plesk (/Windows) hosting account will allow you to host multiple domain names or websites. Please see below instructions for adding a new domain/website to your Plesk hosting account: Log in to your LetsHost client area and click on Services > My Services You will see your products/services listed out here. Click on Active […]

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How to enable Telnet on Windows 7

By default, Windows 7 comes with Telnet disabled. To install the Telnet client by using a command line, please see the following steps: Open a command prompt window. Click Start, type ‘cmd’ in the Start Search box, and then press Enter Type the following command: pkgmgr /iu:”TelnetClient” If the User Account Control dialog box appears, […]

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My website is loading slowly – What can I do?

When a website is loading slowly, it is often thought that the server on which it is hosted is overloaded, but this is generally not the case. A website hosted on a very powerful server can still load very slowly if it is not optimised or coded properly. Depending on how your website is built, […]

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