What Is Hostinger
Hostinger is an employee-owned web hosting company and domain registrar. It was started in 2004, and now has over 29 million users, in 178 countries. They use cloud-based web hosting technology and provide hosting with MySQL, FTP and PHP.
Hostinger Free Hosting
They don’t have a free trial, but their sister site is 000Webhost, the most popular free hosting service, where you can test out their features for free.
Is is great for practice, but it doesn’t have customer service, it has storage limits and you cannot add an SSL certificate.
They also have a 30-day money back guarantee.
Hostinger Free Domain
If you are serious about your business, you should go for a premium plan – they give you a 1-year free domain with a paid plan. However you need to pay for domain privacy, it costs around $4.
The Hostinger Control Panel
They actually don’t use cPanel, but they have a very similar control panel.
Under Account>Details we have Name server Details:
Website Details – URL, Website IP Address, Server Name
E-mail Details, File Upload (FTP) Details
You can upgrade to Business Hosting or VPS.
- Easy-to-use: Manage your server like a real pro with a simple control panel that holds all the essential features to create a strong online presence.
- Dedicated Resources: Get a dedicated IP address with a slice of RAM, CPU, and SSD Disk Space. The provided resources are fully dedicated to you and no one else!
- Fully Managed: Sit back and relax while we take care of server uptime, maintenance, and monitoring. Focus on your project and leave the rest to us!
- Business Hosting does not have any limit on the amount of websites you can host. You can add as many as you need as long as you have the resources. And if you ever need more, we got your back!
You can change the password for that specific domain
You can renew your account, the longer time you choose, the better price you get.
This section is about account resource usage like CPU, memory, processes, requests.
This is where you can create, access your domain-based email accounts.
You can forward your email to your regular email address.
A catch-all email feature allows you to catch any emails sent to the misspelled email address.
You can send an automatic reply to emails that come in to this email address.
Email>Edit MX Record
An MX (mail exchanger) entry tells a client which server receives mail sent to a domain name. To get your email delivered to another server edit the current MX record by using this form.
To use Gmail with Google Apps, you must set up your domain’s MX records to direct mailflow to Google mail servers. This will delete your current MX records
Email>Mail Service Control
SMPT: Enable or disable SMTP service for your account. If SMTP will be disabled, Webmail and POP3/IMAP services will also stop working.
Sendmail: Your PHP scripts are using Sendmail service to send email messages. This service can be disabled automatically if mass mail sending will be detected from your account.
G Suite is a popular alternative to our email service. It allows you to have all Gmail features with your domain name. Create professional emails, join them into mail-groups. Easily access your emails from any device or email client any time. 30GB of inbox storage available for your communication.
Additionally, G Suite includes Calendar, Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Forms, Sites and Hangouts, everything you might need for fast and efficient collaboration.
You can set up subdomains like wptest.funnelxpert.com.
A parked domain shows the same content as the primary domain. The parked domain must be already registered and pointed to Hostinger nameservers.
An addon website is a fully functional website which has its own control panel and works the same way as your primary account. Think of them as additional hosting accounts you get while ordering main account. You have the choice of
- Your own domain (you must have domain already registered)
- Free subdomain
You can do a redirect of one domain to another.
Cloudflare Protection Lifetime costs $7.50
Renew, update name servers, order privacy protection. update your contact details.
You can also edit your DNS zone, order additional domains.
Access to Zyro Builder
You can autoinstall WordPress, Joomla, Prestashop, Opencart, etc.
Provide a .zip, .tar or .tar.gz archive of all your website files and it will be extracted directly to the public_html folder in 1 click! Please note that depending of the archive size, it can take a very long time to upload. Maximum allowed size: 256MB
You can edit error pages of your website
|400||Bad request||Edit Restore|
|401||Authorization required||Edit Restore|
|404||Not found||Edit Restore|
|500||Internal server error|
You can access your website’s files without using an FTP client. Upload, rename, download, delete files.
You get automatic weekly backups, or you can upgrade for daily backups for around $2 per month.
|Folder to upload files to||public_html|
|Forgot your FTP password?||Change account password|
Create, delete, change password
Access your database and edit, export it, etc.
If you wish to connect to the MySQL server from your computer or from some other server use this section to add remote IP addresses that will connect to Hostinger MySQL server.
Advanced>DNS Zone Editor
Edit your DNS zone, add and remove various DNS record types
Set PHP version (up to 7.2), extensions, etc.
A cron job is a scheduled task which takes place at predefined times on the server
Enable or disable SSH access on your hosting account. SSH allows secure file transfer and remote logins over the internet. Your connection via SSH is encrypted allowing the secure connection.
See all information about currently installed PHP Version
Get superior performance and improve SEO for your website by using the cache.
Cache works by storing static content of websites on extremely high-speed cache servers. This allows to bypass PHP requests and render every page as fast as possible.
You can delete the cache or purge a sepcific URL.
Deploy application directly from public Git repository. Enter your public repository http URL, branch name and install path. Install path can be left empty, application will be deployed directly to public_html directory.