General Tips.

Repair a MySQL database table

Occassionally you may get a database error that requires a repair to one of your database tables. This can be done quickly and easily using the Webadmin database control panel in Plesk.   1. Log in to Plesk and click on Subscriptions -> (Relevant Domain) -> Websites & Domains (Tab).   2. Click the Databases button.    3. […]

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Restore from our backup service

If you have subscribed to this service, you can contact our support team for restores, or, if you wish, you can manage restoration of files and folders yourself – please contact our support team if you would like your own login. See the steps below as a guide to restoring files and folders yourself via […]

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Editing local hosts file on a Mac

A good cheat for viewing a website before it is live on a server is to add an entry to your Host file on your Mac. This file bypasses the DNS so you can view the site whilst it’s still in development. On MAC OSX 1. Open Terminal from Applications>Utilities>Terminal.       2. Open […]

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Pointing a domain to your server

To get your domain hosting up and running you will need to add a DNS entry onto our Name Servers, we have a DNS Management panel for you to do this with. To access your DNS Management please log into https://youraccount.nimbushosting.co.uk/clientarea.php and follow the steps below. 1. Add the domain to our DNS system using the […]

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Editing Local Hosts File On PC

A good cheat for viewing a website before it is live on a server is to add an entry to your Host file on your PC. This file bypasses the DNS so you can view the site whilst it’s still in development. On Windows 1. Open Notepad with Administrative privileges by clicking Start, All Programs, […]

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SSL Warning from Google/Webtools

I’ve had an SSL Warning from Google/Webtools: Googlebot noticed your site uses an SSL certificate which may be considered invalid by web browsers We’ve noticed an increase in people receiving these emails from Google as their algorithms change. Essentially Google has detected a link to your site that is trying to connect on an https […]

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Password Protect With .htaccess

Click this link to be taken to an excellent guide on password protecting your site or admin pages via .htaccess:http://www.htaccesstools.com/articles/password-protection/ 

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NOC – Emergency Out of Hours Service

Nimbus have an emergency out of hours service for if your server goes down outside of our normal office hours (Mon – Friday 8am – 5:30pm UK Time). To contact our emergency out of hours service (server outages only) please email [email protected] or leave us a message by calling 0208 0909664.Please note this is an emergency service and […]

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