How do I know if my web hosting support my business? Are they support PHP, Apache, Mysql or Linux as requested by my programmer or web designer to make sure my online business run well.
Hmm, I try to answer it using tools and my existing cpanel web hosting account.
1. Apache, PHP, Mysql version
If you run PHP based script you need these trio (Apache, PHP and MySQL)
Login to cpanel
See at the left side of your cpanel
As you see from the picture, my web hosting use :
– Apache web server version : 2.0.63
– PHP version : 5.2.17
– MySQL version : 5.1.56-log
– Architecture : 64 bit
– Operating system : Linux
PHPMyAdmin is special tool that help us to manage MySQL database server with ease.
Scroll down and locate phpmyadmin under Databases section.
Click the picture to find out more..
See version information
And compare it with http://www.phpmyadmin.net for newest version.
As you see if the version is not outdated.
3. ionCube and Zend Loader
Sometime you’ll buy or use encrypted PHP script that require ioncube loader or Zend in order to work properly.
Open File Manager from cpanel
Choose Web Root and click Go button.
Click on New File icon.
Type file name (info.php) and click “Create New File” button.
Click the name followed by click Edit button.
type the code as seen on the picture.
Click Save changes when you’re done.
Open the address of this script with following pattern.
Scroll down and locate this section :
or you can see it on one place
Yes, my cpanel web hosting support Zend Loader and ionCube Loader as seen on the picture.