How to access your Server or VPS using Putty?

We provide root SSH access to our clients who have a VPS or Dedicated hosting service with us and jail shell access to our cPanel hosting services. While Linux and Mac both offer SSH clients as a part of their terminal or shell applications, windows don’t. For Windows users, we recommend using a free program […]

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Are your unlimted plans truly unlimited?

This is a question that is often asked by both existing and future customers. The simple answer to this is yes, you won’t have to worry about your disk space or bandwidth usage with Host4Geeks so you can focus on doing what you do best – building and operating your website and business. “Unlimited” does […]

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How to setup your Support PIN?

You are required to setup and maintain a 4 digits numberic support pin for your account. This support pin is used by Host4Geeks to verify your account ownership over phone and live chat. Host4Geeks will ask for this Support PIN in phone calls, chats or emails or any time we need to confirm your indentity. […]

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How to set the rDNS for my VPS?

Clients can set reverse DNS (RDNS/PTR) in their MyVM Control Panel. Click the Network tab and you will see options to edit RDNS for your IPv4 addresses. Enter your Reverse DNS in a (Fully Qualified Domain Name) FQDN in format (server.yourdomain.com). Note: If you are using CloudFlare, our system will not detect the necessary A-Record […]

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php error: Allowed memory size of x bytes exhausted

If you are getting an error like “Allowed memory size of… in file /directory/folder/yourscript.php“, then you can use an .htaccess trick to resolve this problem. If this error does not go away even after you apply this .htaccess code, you should contact us and we will help you. Place this code in your .htaccess file […]

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How to redirect a page to another page or website using .htaccess?

If a page on your website no longer exist and you want to redirect it to your new page or website then you can use the .htaccess file for redirection without waiting. Redirect from a page/directory to another domain or the main domain: Redirect from a specific page to a domain: RewriteEngine on Redirect 301 […]

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How to create a user-friendly URL using .htaccess?

If your website is using long URL like example.com/files/folder/sitemap.html, you can change it into “example.com/sitemap” in .htaccess Modify this line according to your needs and then add this code to your .htaccess file. RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^sitemap/$ /files/folder/sitemap.html [L]

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How to enable Two Factor Authentication for Client Area?

Two-factor authentication adds an additional layer of security by adding a second step to your login. It takes something you know (i.e. your password) and adds a second factor, typically something you have (such as your phone.) Since both are required to log in, even if an attacker has your password they can’t access your […]

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