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How to solve 500 Internal Server Error?

The 500 Internal Server Error is a very vague error. In addition to that, there are actually several different issues that can cause the 500 error message to appear. The error will appear to be as follows. What Causes a 500 Internal Server Error? If you’re seeing the above error message it means that the server […]

How to flush your DNS Cache

Your DNS cache stores the locations (IP addresses) of web servers that contain web pages which you have recently viewed. If the location of the web server changes before the entry in your DNS cache updates, you can no longer access the site. How to Flush DNS cache on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7 Follow […]

What to do if your site is hacked or infected with Malware?

If you have received a report from our support team notifying you that your site is infected with Malware or discovered that your site was hacked. Please follow the steps outlined below in an attempt to restore your site back to its original condition. Restore Original Files: Our report that we send to you will […]

CloudLinux 500/503/508 Errors

This affects all Shared Hosting, Reseller Hosting, Semi-Dedicated Hosting & WordPress Hosting Clients. Shared and reseller servers run CloudLinux, an operating system that includes many features for optimizing shared hosting environments. Because shared and reseller servers host many accounts, an account using too many resources can lead to problems on the entire server. The most […]

How to test your website before changing DNS?

In some cases, when you might be transferring your websites over to Host4Geeks from another provider you may want to test the website functionality without making any changes to the domain’s DNS records, i.e without pointing the site to the new server for everyone else on the internet. You can achieve this by editing the […]

How to access your Server or VPS via SSH?

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 […]

Fix SSL Mixed Content Issues on WordPress

At times it is noticed that SSL is installed on a WordPress site but on the web browser the green padlock icon is not visible. This issue is caused due to the mixed contents present in your site code. Mixed content means there are some URLs with HTTP present on your website You can simply […]

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 […]

My website is down. What do I do?

At some point, you might find your website not working after the latest changes made or for no apparent reason. If you can’t get to your website there are a few things you can do to check and possibly correct the problem yourself. Step 1: Check if your site is really down Firstly ensure that your […]

How to do a traceroute?

Windows Open the Start menu Click on Run Type cmd and then press the OK button to open a command prompt At the prompt, type tracert yourdomain.com and press the Enter key To copy the output, right-click anywhere in the window and select Mark. You can press Enter to copy all of the output, or […]