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Our Name Servers NS

How do I modify my nameservers?

htaccess Tutorial

What is the .htaccess file and where can I find more information?

FTP - Uploading the website

How do I upload my web site?

URL redirect rewrite using the htaccess file

How do I perform a URL redirect/rewrite using the .htaccess file?

Email Application Setup

How to setup your Bluehost-hosted email address with an email application.

Email Application Setup - iOS Devices

How to setup an Email Account on the iPhone, iPad or the iPod Touch

Transfer Your Domain to us

Maintaining your domain registration and hosting services within the same account allows you to manage both services with only one login password, making it easier for you to stay on top of everything related to your website. This article explains the process to transfer your domain to [% provinfo.n

How to Reset Your Login Password

How do I change my Control Panel password?

Change the Primary Domain

How can I change the primary domain name on my account?

DNS Management Add Edit or Delete DNS Entries

How to Modify Your DNS Records

How to host the Primary Domain from a subfolder htaccess

How do I make a sub directory (or sub folder) act as the public_html for your main domain?

Redirects that do not work due to PHP variables

The redirection of or index.html to redirects it to In other words,

Remote Database Connection Setup

How do I remotely connect using a database management software?

How Do I Cancel My Hosting Account?

How can I cancel my hosting account?

Email Application Setup

How to setup your Bluehost-hosted email address with an email application.

How to install WordPress

Learn how to use WordPress, WordPress started as just a blogging system, but has evolved to be used as full content management system and so much more through the thousands of plugins, widgets, and themes now available.

Managing Databases with Command Line SSH

This article will instruct you how to export a database from the command line (SSH).

How to Assign a Domain

How do I setup an addon domain or parked domain in my hosting account?

FTP Setup Using Filezilla

I would like to use FileZilla how do I go about the setting it up and connecting to my site?

How to activate a free WordPress SSL

Bluehost now provides free free SSL certificates for all WordPress sites. This article describes how to activate the free SSL for a WordPress site.

How to Create and Delete MySQL Databases and Users

This article will explain MySQL database and user creation and deletion, and explain how to assign a user to a database.

What is an A Record?

Definition of an A Record

Configure the PHP Environment with php ini

How do I change the PHP environment for my site with php.ini?

Importing Databases via Command Line SSH

This article will instruct you how to import a database from the command line (SSH).

SSH Access

Is SSH/Shell access enabled by default?

How to migrate a WordPress site

How to Migrate a self hosted copy of WordPress

Using Your Temporary URL with WordPress

Using WordPress with the Temporary URL

cPanel Access

How do I Access My Account Control Panel?

DNS Records Explained

What are the commonly used DNS entries?

What is a CNAME

Definition of a CNAME

500 Internal Server Error Help

Website shows a server 500 error, what can I do to fix it?

Import a MySQL Database using phpMyAdmin

How do I import a backup of my database (.sql file) using phpMyAdmin?

Backup and Restore File or Folders with Site Backup Pro tool

How to backup individual files or folders with the Site Backup Pro tool

Modifying Name Servers (Registered through Bluehost)

How to modify name servers with bought domain through Bluehost.

Log in to Your Control Panel

This article will explain how to log in to your Account Control Panel


How to setup VAT (Value Added Tax)

Change Your PHP Version - PHP Config

How to change your PHP version in your hosting account

Upload File Size Limit

How do I increase my file size limit in my PHP application?

Email Application Setup - Outlook 2013 for Windows

How to setup an email account using Microsoft Outlook 2013

How to Redirect Your Website

How do I create a redirect?

Domain Name FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions about Managing your Domain Names

DNS Management - How to Modify MX Records

I would like to change my MX Record so I can use a mail server with another provider.

SSL Certificate Information

General Information about SSL Certificates

Email Troubleshooting - Change SMTP Port from 25 to 26

How can I change the outgoing SMTP port from 25 to 26?

Resetting the Password for an Email Account

Instructions for restting your Email Account's Password through cPanel or Webmail

Email not sending from Client or Webmail

Trying to send out emails from multiple email accounts fail from both webmail and third party email clients. Possible Reasons: The maximum emails per hour has been exceeded. This can be caused by forw

ASP Net and MS Access Database Compatibility

Do you support .NET, ASP, Access, COM objects, or Web Bots?

Cron Jobs with PHP and other File Types

This article will explain how to run php and other file types using Cron jobs.

Using SSH on Windows PuTTY

How do I create a Public/Private Key Pair in cPanel for use via SSH?

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