How to Reset Drupal Admin Logins via SSH

The steps below only apply to Drupal websites installed in Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and dedicated hosting servers.   Drupal 9  Follow the steps below if you have Drupal website version 9 or later.   Connect to SSH on your Windows computer or on your Mac computer.    Access the file directory of the website by entering the command below. […]

Getting to Know FTP

FTP or File Transfer Protocol is an internet protocol used to transfer files from a user/machine (your computer) to a recognized global server (your website hosting) and vice versa. An FTP client or FTP software like FileZilla, WinSCP, Cyberduck, ForkLift, among others, needs to be installed on your computer to establish FTP connection. Below is a list of some functionalities found on the most commonly used FTP software.   Toolbar – Each FTP […]

How to Upload Files and Folders via FTP

FTP or File Transfer Protocol is used to manage website files locally from your computer to the server where your website is hosted. FileZilla, WinSCP, Cyberduck, ForkLift, among others, are some of the FTP clients used to establish a connection via FTP. In this article, FileZilla will be used but the idea should be similar for the other FTP clients.   Step 1. Obtain your […]

How to Manually Back up a WordPress Hosting Website

Automated backups are available in your Vodien WordPress hosting but are not downloadable. The backups generated are also from random dates and cannot be configured to your preferred date. However, manually downloading a website backup is possible by following the steps below.  Downloading of Website Files   Step 1. Access your WordPress Hosting files.   Step 2. Under Local Site, usually found on the left window pane of your FTP […]

How to Connect Domain or Subdomain to WordPress Hosting

The WordPress panel/dashboard is not accessible if the domain name or subdomain of your WordPress website is not connected to the IP address of your WordPress Hosting. You can check the status of the connection by following the steps below:   Step 1. Log in to your Account Manager.   Step 2. Click on the WordPress button on the menu bar at the top of the page.   Step 3. Scroll […]

How to Access Admin Page for Each Installation in Softaculous

Softaculous is a cPanel feature where open-source web applications like WordPress, Joomla, Magento, among others, can be installed so that websites can be managed virtually. The website needs to be installed or imported to Softaculous first before the features can be available in the cPanel.  Follow the steps below to access the admin page for each website.   Step 1. Log in to cPanel.    Step 2. Click the Softaculous Apps Installer icon found […]

How to Transfer Existing WordPress Site

You do not have to recreate your WordPress website from scratch when transferring it from another hosting company or from another Vodien account.   Simply follow the steps below on how to transfer your existing WordPress site to your WordPress hosting with Vodien:   Step 1. Log in to your Account Manager.   Step 2. Click on the WordPress button on the menu bar at the top of the page.   Step 3. Scroll down to Transfer […]

How to Create WordPress Staging Site

A staging site comes in handy if you are planning to make updates on a website that you don’t want to be live yet. You can apply and prepare those updates on a staging site while keeping the current website up and running.   Follow the instructions below on how to create the staging site on your WordPress hosting:   Step 1. Log in to your Account Manager.  Step 2. Click on […]

How to Add New WordPress Site to WordPress Hosting

If you are now ready to start creating your new website through WordPress, you need to manually add or set up the new website to your WordPress Hosting. Simply follow the instructions provided below:   Step 1. Log in to your Account Manager.   Step 2. Click on the WordPress button on the menu bar at the top of the page.  Step 3. Scroll down to New WordPress Site drop-down and click […]

How to Access WordPress Panel

After you have successfully added a new WordPress website or just transferred an existing one, you may now access its settings and do updates on your website.   The WordPress website can be edited in the WordPress Panel, also known as the WordPress Dashboard.   Accessing WordPress Panel via Account Manager The following steps are only applicable for WordPress hosting. Click here if you […]