Plesk Control Panel

Increase Max Upload File Size

Navigate to “PHP” settings for the domain you wish to increase the max upload size for. Adjust the values using the dropdown select tool for “upload_max_filesize” and make sure that the “post_max_size” value is equal to or greater than this size as well. When you are finished click “OK” or “Apply” at the bottom of […]

Plesk File Manager

Click on “File Manager” to drill into the root folder of your hosting service.  From the file manager, you can: create new files or foldersupload files or foldersedit files or foldersdelete files or foldersmove files or foldersdownload or archive files or folders Caution: If this is the file manager for your production website be mindful […]

Using FTP

FTP Client If your subscription includes a Plesk control panel, you can setup FTP users in Plesk. In order to connect to your website using FTP, you will need an FTP client. We recommend Filezilla because it works on both Mac and PC. Below is a link to download and install: Filezilla Configure Your FTP Connection […]

Backup Manager

Plesk control panels include a Backup Manager feature. The instructions below will guide you through taking a point-in-time backup and scheduled backups. Backup This will take an immediate backup of your files and/or website. In the Backup Manager, click “Backup.”Configure the backup settings Where to store the backup (on your subscription or in a personal […]

Log Files

Log files are accessible to shared hosting services through your Plesk control panel In the “Websites & Domains” tab, click on the domain name for the log files you want to retrieve.Click “Logs” to pull up a list of log files to see both access logs and error logs.

SSL Certificates

SSL Certificates provide security for your website by encrypting communications between the server and the website visitor. In order to use SSL, you need to have an SSL Certificate installed on your server. As of mid-2018, Valice supports free, Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates on Managed WordPress and Shared Hosting services. If you have a shared […]

Parallels Web Presence Builder for Plesk

Some Plesk control panels include the Parallels Web Presence Builder, a very basic and easy-to-use website builder. Below is a short introduction on the basic workflow, concepts and functionality of the Parallels Web Presence Builder.  Navigate to your “My Services” page and click into the corresponding hosting subscriptionAt the bottom of the screen click “Login […]

Add Plesk Control Panel Users

A Plesk user has access to various areas of Plesk including FTP, file manager, and databases.  Add A User To A Subscription Click the “Users” tab.Click  “Create User Account‰”Complete the required fields.  You can determine which privileges you want the new user to have, these privileges can be managed in the “User Role” tab on […]

Plesk Control Panel

Shared hosting subscriptions include a Plesk control panel. Accessing Plesk Navigate to your “My Services” page and click into the corresponding hosting subscription (click on the “Active” button)At the bottom of the screen under “Hosting Information” click “Login to Plesk Control Panel” If you do not see the button above, your subscription needs to be […]

Password Protect a Website or Directory in Plesk

You may want to keep your website or part of your website invisible to public viewing. One option is to password protect the website file directory. Steps to Password Protect a Website Directory In the “Websites & Domains” tab, click on the subscription domain name.Click “Password-Protected Directories.”Click on “Add Protected Directory” and choose a directory […]