Another handy script that I originally created in 2014, but updated to perform some sanity checks. This script will check for all files older than x months, or just targeting the junk emails, and permanently delete these emails.Continue reading Bulk delete old emails in cPanel
As Moonfruit is losing its Flash editor at the end of the year, so I am helping one of my clients to move his remaining websites across.Continue reading Migrate from Moonfruit to WordPress
I find that a lot of space taken up on clients’ hosting accounts is from emails, usually emails many years old.
One easy way to save much of the space is to archive the emails in offline folders after a period of time. You only need to do this for your main device if multiple devices use the same account.Continue reading Moving IMAP emails offline to save web space
After seeing that cPanel doesn’t offer a quick way to change a reseller for a user, I’ve made a simple script to set this in shell.
Migrating from PHP 5.x to PHP 7.x is a hassle when you’re dealing with a large website or multiple websites on a server. So, I’ve made some improvements to an existing a shell script to recursively modify directories of PHP pages that load in 4 or 5 but will no longer run in PHP 7.
I’m always create new forwarding emails for different websites – helps me track down if and when their email list is hacked… To save logging into cPanel or WHM, I’ve created a little script to quickly add new forwarding emails.Continue reading Quick email forwarder in Shell
This was considerably harder than I thought and there is very little online about migrating away from Office 365 to cPanel. This guide makes things much simpler, saving time looking up the relevant arguments and avoiding the mismatches with the names of the main IMAP folders. You’ll need a copy of the free software: IMAPSync – used to synchronise emails to and from one server to another.
Finding that a lot of spammers are grabbing your publicly listed WHOIS email address – sending spam about marketing, web development and fake renewal invoices? Perhaps you don’t want to pay $5+ a year for WHOIS privacy per domain to avoid the spam?
Well, there’s a simple way to stop all of that for free…
Would you like to clone any website in cPanel? There is a pretty fool-proof way to clone a website and change the references to URLs, paths and database details. There isn’t one perfect catch-all method, but you can cover most bases using this short guide. Continue reading How to clone a website in cPanel