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 3rd Party Scripts, common problems

The most common problem is a database connection error. Make sure you have created the database,...

 Can I speak to an administrator?

The administrators are only available through the ticket system. You cannot speak to that person...

 Can I use FTP as an off server backup?

We don't recommend it, as it can be considered a "file dump" which is against our TOS....

 Dreamweaver settings

How to publish with Dreamweaver:   Open your Dreamweaver and look in the top menus....

 How can i change my Client Area password?

In order to change your password you need to login to your account then click on "My Details"...

 How can i use a dedicated IP for my website

If you would like to have a dedicated ip for your website there is a monthly charge of $5.00....

 How to send us a Ping report using PingPlotter

Below are instructions on: How to download PingPlotter How to use PingPlotter How to send...

 How to take a screen shot

You may be asked to provide a screenshot of your computer screen so Mexxus can get a better...

 I forgot my password and need a reset

Check your welcome email for the correct user name and password. If that password is not working,...

 IP address - static vs dynamic, public vs private, shared vs dedicated

An IP address is the location of a computer on the internet.Example: 123.45.67.89Here are some...

 My emails and website are not working

If you are unable to load up your website or get errors when trying to connect to your mail...

 My FTP is really slow or disconnects often. Why?

Go into your FTP options and see if passive mode is checked ,if it is, uncheck it. If it is not...

 My script needs to use 777 permissions

For scripts that require '0777' directory permissions, we do not allow those permission...

 PHP email - From header

Your PHP mail() script emails always show "From: cPanel-username@servername".You can change that...

 PHP errors

There are many types of problems, and multiple reasons which could cause each problem. Although...

 Prevent your site from being hacked

Recently the number of sites being hacked or infiltrated has risen rapidly. We see a lot of site...

 Register Globals and other php settings

To turn register globals off, you will need to create a php.ini file in the folder where the...

 The truth about UNLIMITED hosting plans

Web Hosting is a commodity. The main elements of any web hosting plan are disk space and...

 Ticket wait times

Normally tickets are answered the same day, usually within 1 hour. Tickets are addressed in the...

 Using Apple iWeb

Apple iWeb is a template-based WYSIWYG website creation tool. Your iWeb program is designed by...

 What are Cron Jobs?

A cron job is a Linux command for scheduling a task to be executed sometime in the future. This...

 What are your hours for customer service by phone?

Mexxus's Team is available by phone from 09:00 to 17:00 Eastern Standard Time from...

 What DNS servers can i use?

The Mexxus network operates multiple DNS. In order to know which dns you will require please...

 What is a hard refresh?

If you visit a website frequently, your web browser stores elements of the web page in a cache so...

 What is a Trace Route (Tracert)? How do i run one?

A traceroute is a function which traces the path from one network to another. It allows us to...

 What is my IP address

Our support team may have asked you to provide your IP address in order to troubleshoot one of...

 What is php.ini ?

The php.ini file is a special file for suPHP (pronounced sue-p-h-p).The php.ini file is where you...

 What support is chargeable and what is free

Mexxus is a dual service hosting provider, offering both hosting services and professional...

 Where do I go to login to my control panel?

Instead of a one size fits all approach that many other companies offer, we offer a variety of...

 Why use SSL? Whats the purpose?

SSL is the backbone of our secure Internet and it protects your sensitive information as it...