Setting Up FTP

There may be times when you need to place files onto your space on your Web server. There are a number of scenarios when this might be necessary: You’re working with an application that allows you to install plugins/extensions, but the files need ...

Creating an Email Address

Creating an email address in the control panel creates a mailbox on the server for mail to be delivered to. In some cases this might be desired if you want to maintain full control of the email you receive, however in many cases users may wish to simp ...

File Structures and the File Manager

Web hosting is, at it’s basic core, files and folders on a computer that is connected to the internet and setup to distribute them. How that computer (typically a server) is setup to do that is covered more in LAMP Environments but this article will e ...

Accessing Your Files through the File Manager

Your create.ou.edu cPanel include a File Manager that allows you to interact directly with the files stored in your webhosting account. This can be useful if you want to upload software that cannot be automatically installed via the Web Applications s ...

Introduction to cPanel

Your Web hosting account on create.ou.edu is managed through a control panel interface called cPanel. cPanel is an industry-standard tool for managing your domain and hosting. Using this tool, you can do all kind of thing with your Web space incl ...