Adding domain using Plesk control panel.

How to Add a Domain in Plesk
Once you have all login details for your windows hosting account including Plesk control panel details, now you are looking for adding domains in your control panel so that they can get live. You can host any number of domain using single control panel through your host may prevent you by giving certain limit on addon, subdomain you can use with your control panel. You need to check this limit if they have any.
Before adding any domain on your hosting account, you need to register a domain from any domain registrar so if you already have one you can easily add it to your control panel. You need to log into your control panel and just follow following steps for adding domains to your hosting account.
• Click the Domains shortcut in the navigation pane.

• Click Add New Domains


You need to specify domain name you want to add. You can leave the www check box selected if you want to allow users to access your site using www. your-domain. com.
It doesn’t matter if you have www alias preceding your domain name.
Incase if you already have a domain template and predefined all hosting features, select the required template from the Select template box.
If you have a number of IP addresses to choose from, select the required address from the Select an IP address drop-down box.
If you have any ecommerce website and want to install dedicated SSL then you need to have dedicated IP, and this domain should be hosted on this dedicated IP
Make sure that there is a check mark in the Proceed to hosting setup check box and click OK.
Select the Physical webhosting option to host the Web site on this machine and click OK.
Control panel will set up the domain name server on this machine to serve the new domain name and prepare the web server to serve the new Web site.

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This post was written by on September 16, 2008

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Windows Hosting Control Panel Plesk

For managing your Windows Hosting account almost all host will offer you Plesk as control panel using which you can easily manage your hosting account. Plesk works well on Windows as well as Linux hosting account but it is preferred with Windows hosting.
Plesk is a web based interface to your Windows web hosting account that allows you to create e-mail addresses and mailboxes, view your web site traffic statistics, set permissions on your HTML, ASP, and ASP.NET pages.

Before choosing your hosting platform you need to make sure that sites which were originally created for Windows server can be difficult to move/convert for Linux Servers but it is not much difficult for moving a linux based site onto a Windows Server.

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This post was written by on February 24, 2008

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