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How to adminstrate your files – FTP program

Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 by Helge
bloggVia Servage, you have several options to administrate (upload, download, edit, delete) your hosting related files. You  can administrate your files via SSH, via the online File Manager  in your Servage control panel and via a FTP program such as e.g. FileZilla. In this blog, we give you a brief guide how to access your files via Filezilla.   What do you need before you can start?   A Servage Webhosting hosting account. Filezilla installed and running on your computer (download the tool from the official Filezilla page) Your FTP username and password. Click HERE to find out where to find the details A domain that points to your Servage hosting ...

Writing your own WordPress plugin

Thursday, January 7th, 2021 by Helge
wordpress_logo_200px_oldPlenty of our customers running WordPress. It is easy to install and handle via the Servage application installer. It is a very popular tool since it has tons of features, and can even be extended with plugins – adding custom functionality. There are very many plugins available already, by individual developers and other web services, to integrate with and extend WordPress. You can find a directory of most existing plugins here: WordPress Plugin Directory Creating your own plugin Sometimes it’s hard to find a plugin that exactly fits your needs. Maybe because you want to integrate with a very specific service, or because existing plugins just don’t cut ...

Dear Servage customers – Happy 2021

Thursday, December 31st, 2020 by Helge
Servage_new_year2 Happy 2021!   With 2020 coming to a close, Servage wanted to reach out and send our best wishes to you and your loved ones! We hope you stayed healthy and, hopefully, this New Year is going to be the one that fulfills all your dreams and so start it with a joyful and a vibrant soul! We are wishing you a prosperous and successful new year!

Rest during the holidays – set up an auto-reply to your email at Servage

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 by Helge
iStock_000001690231MediumThe end of the year is an opportunity for many to take some vacation. Therefore, we want to take the opportunity to suggest how to set up an automatic holiday answer to your Servage e-mail so that you can relax properly and  devote yourself to other things than answering e-mails. - What is an autoresponder? An auto-reply (also called a holiday reply) is a preset message that is automatically sent to the people who email you during the holiday (or any other time when you do not have the time or opportunity to reply).  - - - What information should be given in an autoresponder? The information ...

Color selection made easy

Wednesday, December 16th, 2020 by Helge
#13f050, #030009, #ecdf1c or how do you want me to look like? The above is a question an object on your website may ask. The alphanumeric code after the hashtag is so called "Hex Code" which defines the color of the objects, texts, backgrounds etc. on your website. ballon Have you ever been trying  to figure out how to get the colors for your web project design to match each other? Or have you ever been stuck trying to find suitable colors for a website that should match an existing logo to integrate in  the corporate identity? Color selection can be easy if you know exactly what you want, but mostly you are ...

Servage webhosting – create an email alias

Wednesday, December 9th, 2020 by Helge
What is an email alias, and why do you need one?Screenshot_2020-02-05 Servage - Email accounts 1000850 An email alias is a way to create an additional name for your email account. This allows you to create alternative email addresses without having to create another email box.  For example, you may want to be able to set up a temporary address to receive responses to an invitation to a party to make it all a little more festive. Or maybe you want an extra address you give out to your customers and another you use privately if you want to split it all ...

Control your DNS settings via your Servage account

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 by Helge
spf2The Servage webhosting account provides you with plenty tools to run your domains and services with tailored settings. This post explains what DNS settings are and how you can alter them. A DNS record is a database record used to map a URL to an IP address. DNS records are stored in DNS servers and work to help users connect their websites to the outside world. When the URL is entered and searched in the browser, that URL is forwarded to the DNS servers and then directed to the specific Web server. This Web server then serves the queried website outlined in the URL or directs the user to an email server ...

Easy as 1, 2, 3 … Servage application installer

Wednesday, November 25th, 2020 by Helge
 larger Install applications with view clicks! Servage offers an  application installer helps you to install and use complex apps with few clicks only. Our system will set up the files and the associated database. It is very easy to install tools like e.g. WordPress, Joomla, Coppermine, openCart and many more. Click HERE, you find a step by step instruction how to use the Servage application installer: If you should decide to install a new application on the host on which you already installed a tool, you can simply uninstall the existing tool tool and then do a new installation. Click HERE to see how to uninstall an application which ...

Servage Hosting account – back Up functionalities

Friday, November 13th, 2020 by Helge
iStock_000011968962XSmall-tumme upp-hand Restore your files and databases   Did you know that at Servage, we make all the backups on your files and databases available to you directly in your own home directory? If not, we definitely recommend you read this post! Most have ever needed to recover data from a backup – whether it’s your laptop that crashed, your phone’s latest OS crashed, or an update of your WordPress made the page unusable. The third scenario is most common for our customers to have suffered (although we are sometimes consulted in the other examples also ). In this blog post we will go through ...

Free Hosting – Customer referral program

Tuesday, November 10th, 2020 by Helge
You are invited to join the Servage customer referral program. There is no need to register, every Servage customer who has a webhosting account automatically has access to the program. For each new customer you refer, White Gift Box with Gold Bowyou will  receive free hosting. It is easy to get started with the program and there is no limit to the free hosting you can earn: For each customer  you refer and who buys a 6, 12 or 24 months Servage webhosting plan, we add free hosting to your webhosting account as well as on the new account you referred: for the 6 months plan, we add 1 month hosting ...