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This is a quick overview of the services that are available from your control panel:

Main

Domains
The Domains service allows you to configure technical parameters of each individual site, such as IP address, domain aliases, DNS settings, etc.
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Web Options
This service allows you to enable or disable web utilities that can be applied to your site. These would include features that add power to your site, such as CGI support, SSL support, or Redirect URL, and features that enhance your site management capabilities, such as FrontPage and various log analyzers.


Change Password
This will allow you to change your control panel password and, optionally, your ftp password. To change the email password, use Email or WebMail service.


Change Account
If you have several accounts, you can use this feature to switch between them.

Add Account
This service allows you to create new accounts. Multiple accounts are good to use when you want to host different domains under different plans.

E-mail

E-mail
This is the place to manage all aspects of your email service, including mailboxes, forwarding rules, mailing lists, mailbox aliases and autoresponders. Also, this is where you can change the password to any of your email accounts.

Web Mail
Use this service to manage your e-mail correspondence. more...

FTP

FTP Manager
This is the place to change your FTP password and view other FTP-related information.


FTP Service
With FTP service, you can allow users to list and download files from your site. This service requires a dedicated IP (which costs extra).
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Contact/Billing Info

Contact Info
Here you can edit your contact information for this account. If you have more accounts, contact info for them will remain unchanged. Please ensure that they are kept updated.


Billing Info
Here you can edit your billing settings for this account. Use it to specify how you want to pay, by check or by credit card, which of your billing profiles you want to be billed, and whether or not you want to get regular invoices by e-mail. more...


Online Invoice
This is the reference of your invoices for each billing period. You can view all your bills from the day when the account was created till present.
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Online Price
Online Price page shows:
* how much of your resources you have used, how much you have free, and the maximum allowed on your account;
* what are the setup, recurrent, and usage prices you pay for each resource;
* Note: The prices are reflective of your billing period, and are fully refundable (if not used).
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Money Back
This service allows you to cancel hosting and get your money back within your first 21 days of hosting with Zanyspace. To get a refund after that period you need to contact the help desk.

Tools

Site Studio
This is a wizard-like site builder that will help you create a professionally looking website in a matter of minutes without any knowledge of HTML. more...


Web Shell 3
Web Shell 3 is an online file manager that can be used instead of or along with your FTP client to navigate your home directory and manage its content. A feature of using Web Shell 3 is that you can password-protect any directory you own. This will prevent users from viewing the contents of a directory unless they have permission. You can authorize any number of users for each directory.
Warning: Don't use the password-protect feature if you have Frontpage Extensions installed. You would need to use Frontpage itself to perform this function.
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Stats
Utilities in the Stats section allow you to monitor your web site statistics and generate webtrends reports, such as visits and hits to your web pages, traffic usage, etc. more...

Submit URL
This feature is indispensable at the promotion stage. It registers your websites with major search engines. more...

Reverse Traceroute
This internet troubleshooting tool allows you to test if a remote host can be reached from your hosting server and how long it takes. It is mainly used to check whether your site is visible from the internet and how good the transfer rate is.
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Web Server

MIME Types
MIME Types allows you to set certain programs to be used for specific extensions. For example, all files that end in .ram would be set to use Real Player on the user's PC. Most users do not need to use this feature.
Warning: Don't use this feature if you have Frontpage Extensions installed. You would need to use Frontpage itself to perform this function.

Error Pages
This service will help you add web pages that are shown to visitors when they try to open, for instance, a nonexistent html page.

Script Handlers
Here you can specify to the server what file extensions must be treated as executable scripts.


SSL
SSL service secures information that is passed to and from your website. Switch SSL protection on if you work with passwords, credit card numbers or similar private information. To use SSL, you need to purchase an SSL certificate and have a dedicated IP address (extra costs apply)..

Redirect URL
This service allows you to have internet visitors redirected to any other location on the web.

Front Page
This service allows you to install FrontPage extensions, which are necessary in order to use FrontPage with your site. You can also verify that they are installed, or remove them if you do not wish to use them any longer.

Databases

MySQL Server
This service allows you to create online MySQL databases and grant permissions on them to individual users and scripts. You can define who can write to a database and who can have only read only permissions.

phpMyAdmin
phpMyAdimn is a web based MySQL database manager that gives you control to add/edit/delete tables, fields and values. You can also run queries directly from this interface.

PgSQL Server
This service allows you to create online PostgeSQL databases and grant permissions on them to individual internet users, like your colleagues, friends and family. You can define who can write to a database and who can have only read only permissions.

phpPgAdmin
phpPgAdimn is a web based PgSQL database manager that gives you control to add/edit/delete tables, fields, and values. You can also run queries directly from this interface.

E-Commerce

osCommerce
osCommerce is a free online store that you can use to sell your goods or services online.

CGI Wizard (Pre-Installed Scripts)

Counters

Counters are scripts that track how many times a page was opened by internet visitors. Here you can install a counter script to your account so it can be incorporated into the pages of your site.


GuestBooks
GuestBooks allow internet visitors to leave their comments on your site. Here you can install a guestbook to your account.

FormMail
Formmail is a tool that collects data from HTML forms submitted by internet users and sends it to your e-mail account.

Chat
Chat service allows you to enhance your site by adding your own chat rooms for internet visitors.

phpBB Forum (PHP)
Forum is an online discussion group. You can install it to allow visitors with common interests exchange open messages right on your site.

Support

Ticket Center
This service lists the trouble tickets you submitted to the technical support. You can close the tickets that have been answered or follow them up.

New Trouble Ticket
This is the place to report your problems to the technical support. After you create a trouble ticket, it is placed in the ticket center.

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