introduces you to the main parts of the Account Info/Control area:
Account settings are
listed at the top of the info/control area.
- User: the
name by which you are known to the hosting system. It's the same as your
control panel login.
- FTP Login:
the login name you use when you upload your site to your home directory
on the server.
- Plan: the
hosting plan you are subscribed to.
- Billing period:
the period of time you pay for your hosting account.
- Domains: the
sites you host in this account. For some hosting plans, you may have
more than one domain in your account.
This is the total
amount of data transferred to and from your account by Internet visitors and
yourself from the beginning of the current billing month.
If you expect to run
up more traffic than comes with your plan, it's a good idea to raise your
traffic limit. To do so, click the second icon:
Total traffic limit is
the amount of traffic you pay for in advance. It is charged as the recurrent
- if you fail to run
up all your quota resource, you are not returned the payment for the
- if you exceed the
quota, you are charged usage fee per gigabyte of the excess traffic.
You can always buy
additional amount of the resource in advance if you anticipate your account
will exceed the allocated limit before the end of current billing month.
The system will send
you a notification email when you have used 90% of the traffic limit. Please do note
that your account could be suspended if you exceed more 120% of allocated traffic
Control Panel navigation is not included into the total traffic.
This is the disk space
you are actively using out of the disk space allocated to your account.
There should always be several megabytes of slack (unused space) to ensure
correct performance of statistics reporting utilities, such as Webalizer:
The system will send you a
notification email when you have used 90% of the disk space limit. Please do note that
your account could be suspended if you exceed more 120% of allocated disk space limit.
Resource meter shows
how much of your resources you have used, how much you have free, and how
much you can have at most in this account:
- Standard Domains - number of
domains in this account
- Subdomains - total
number of subdomains in all domains of this account
- Mailboxes - total
number of mailboxes in all domains and subdomains of this account
- Auto responders -
total number of autoresponders in all mailboxes of this account
- MySQL database -
total number of MySQL databases in this account
- PgSQL database -
total number of PGSQL databases in this account
Depending on your hosting plan, you may not see all of the above resources on your
This option will
change all texts in the control panel, including labels, system notes,
context online help, etc.