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How to change PHP settings in Plesk

Plesk supports multiple PHP versions. Different PHP versions are sometimes not fully compatible with the website written on another PHP version. For example, a website written in PHP 5.4 might not function properly if your domain is configured in PHP 5.6. If you are not sure which PHP version to choose, you can always configure it to the default setting, the latest or another version available on the system.

For you to choose the PHP version that will be compatible with your website. First, you need to Login to your Plesk account. (Don’t know how to login to your Plesk account? Click here)

How to password protect a directory in Plesk

First, you need to Login to your Plesk account. (Don’t know how to login to your Plesk account? Click here)

Once logged in to your Plesk account, go to to “Websites & Domains” and choose which domain you wish to create a Password-Protected Directory.

Locate and click on the “Password-Protected Directories”.

Click on “Add Protected Directory”.

Enter the Directory Name on the field and the Title of the protected area then click on “OK” button.

Note that the directory name is required.

How to access phpMyAdmin in Plesk

Accessing phpMyAdmin in Plesk

First, you need to Login to your Plesk account. (Don’t know how to login to your Plesk account? Click here)

Once you are on you Plesk Admin screen, just click on the “Database” highlighted on the image below.

Then choose which database you wanted to access and click on the “phpMyAdmin” button on the top right or within the database options. It will redirect you on your database screen. See below image.

 

 

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How to create a FTP account with Plesk control panel

1. Log into your Plesk control panel.
2. Click on ‘Websites & Domains’.
3. Click on ‘FTP access’.

4. Click on ‘Create Additional FTP Account’.

5. Fill all details and Click on OK.

How to create DNS records with Plesk control panel

To create DNS records:

1. Log into your Plesk control panel.
2. Click on ‘Websites & Domains’.
3. Click on ‘DNS Settings’.


4. Click on ‘Add new record’.
5. Select record type (A, Cname, MX…)
5. Click on update DNS zone.

 

How to open the file manager using Plesk control panel

To open your file manager using Plesk control panel:

1. Log into your Plesk control panel.
2. Click on ‘Websites & Domains’.
3. Click on ‘File Manager’.


4. Click on ‘httpdocs’ to see your website files.

How to login to Plesk control panel

First, visit the login URL provided in the hosting activation email you received upon ordering your hosting plan. If you’re unsure of this URL, please contact our support team.

Next, enter your username and password from the hosting activation email and click “Log in”.

If you entered the correct login details, you’ll be taken to the Plesk control panel.

If you’re unsure of your login details, you can use the “Forgot your password?” link to reset your account password.