Here we provide you with user guides to help you navigate your hosting environment and manage your website.
  • Hosting management

    On creating your account we are using default hosting settings. If you wish, then you can make some changes to alter the performance of your hosting package.

  • WordPress-installer

    With the WordPress-installer in the Service Centre you can easily install WordPress ready for use under a domain name in your hosting package. Below you find a manual for installing via this installer. On the tab WordPress-installer FAQ you can find further directions in case you encounter problems. Updating your CMS If you have already installed WordPress, but you want to upgrade, it can be the case that you are asked for some login details. These ftp-login details are: Standard… Read more

  • Database management

    We offer you as webmaster the possibility to manage MySQL-databases through the ‘MySQL Databases’ menu on the ‘Hosting’ page of the Service Centre. You can see a complete overview of all databases in your hosting package, regardless of the domain name that is selected. You can also find the tab for the database backups here (you can read in this manual more about those). We will here just discuss creating and removing of new databases, logging in to the phpMyAdmin… Read more

  • Domain management

    In the Service Centre, you are offered the possibility of managing your domains. You can create subdomains and redirects. Also, can customise the DNS and the name servers.

  • TLS encryption (HTTPS)

    It is time for the Web to take a big step forward in terms of security and privacy. HTTPS needs to become the default. We offer free TLS certificates to everyone, provided by Let’s Encrypt. HTTPS stands for HyperText Transfer Protocol over SSL and is the secure alternative to HTTP. Nowadays we usually talk about SSL’s successor: ‘TLS’, which is more secure and still maintained. TLS has 2 main features: 1. Authentication: You need be able to trust that the… Read more

  • Backups

    Greenhost backs up all sites hosted on our Shared Hosting platform. You can download the file server and database backups from the Cosmos Service Centre.

  • SFTP file management

    You can access your hosting data through SFTP. SFTP gives you the possibility to manage your files and folders using an FTP client.

  • Secure Shell access (SSH)

    Your hosting data is accessible through Secure Shell (SSH). You can also give external developers access to your hosting package.

  • Improving performance

    Do you have the idea that your website is slow or rather not optimal? Have a look at these pages with tips for improving the performance of your website.

  • Specifications web hosting

    Your website at Greenhost is placed on a Linux server in a secured environment. The complete arsenal of libraries and applications is available to you, while your webserver will never be jeopardized by for example misusage somewhere else on our platform. The following applications and services are available to our hosting platform: Serverside applications – PHP* 5.6, 7.0 or 7.2 at option – Perl – Extensive set of PHP modules (imagick, gd, etc) Webserver modules (Apache) – Redirect – Rewrite… Read more