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When you get Webhosting from Dreamhost, it comes with unlimited Email addresses.  You can create as many Email addresses as you want for your website.  If you wanted, you could also host your Email addresses elsewhere which will take some customization.  Below I will show you how to create your own Email Address for your […]

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I believe SSH access is extremely important when managing a website.  I always use the SSH access to directly access my website files.  I find the FTP solution too slow because if I have to make a change to a file, I have to download the file, make a change and then upload it back […]

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Dreamhost Tutorial – How to Login to Your phpMyAdmin Account

July 19, 2013

Sometimes you need to access your database directly and to do that, you need to use phpMyAdmin.  The phpMyAdmin handles the administration of your MySQL Databases.  You can have multiple databases for one domain name, so phpMyadmin stores all these databases that are linked to a domain.  Access to your phpMyAdmin is extremely dangerous.  You must […]

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How to Change your phpMyAdmin Password in Dreamhost

July 19, 2013

I don’t usually need to edit information in my database directly, so I don’t use my phpMyAdmin password often.  When I need to, I always forget what it is.  Then I have to go into my Dreamhost account and reset my password again to get into my phpMyAdmin to access my database.  Below are steps […]

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Make Money with Dreamhost Rewards Program

July 18, 2013

Did you know that you can make money with Dreamhost Webhosting rewards program? Anyone who has Webhosting with Dreamhost is immediately part of the Dreamhost affiliate program.  You can earn rewards by giving people your Email address or create a coupon code for them to enter. Dreamhost offers you two ways to earn money. 1) […]

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What apps are available in Dreamhosts’ One Click Installs?

July 18, 2013

These are the following apps that are available in Dreamhosts’ One Click Installs.  There are various managed applications where Dreamhost will automatically Install the latest version it has on your website.  This saves you the trouble from downloading the software yourself, uploading the zipped file, unzipping it, Installing and configuring the software.  1 Click Installs […]

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Dreamhost Help – How to Add a Domain Name to Dreamhost Account

February 18, 2012

Most web hosting providers have an option to host unlimited domain names and Dreamhost is one of them.   To add an existing domain name to your Dreamhost account is very simple and below I will show you in 5 easy steps on how to do it yourself. I purchase all my domain names from […]

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Webhosting Options When Installing MediaWiki

February 3, 2012

Installing MediaWiki myself on Dreamhost was a nightmare.  I installed it literally 20 times, both with the One Click Installs and manually.  I got lots of error messages when Installing it myself but I finally got fed up and contacted Dreamhost support to help me Install MediaWiki.  Dreamhost support was extremely friendly and responsive.  They […]

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Difference Between a Domain Name and Webhosting

January 14, 2012

For some this is a confusing concept and below I will go through: What is a Domain Name Where to purchase a Domain Name What is a Webhosting Server Where to purchase a Webhosting service What is a Domain Name Simply speaking, a domain name is a name that you associate your potential website with. […]

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How to Install Joomla 1.7 on Dreamhost – Chapter 7 – Log into Joomla 1.7 administrator backend

December 12, 2011

Dreamhost is a great Webhosting provider.   Most of my websites are hosted by them.   If you decide to purchase Dreamhost and Install Joomla 1.7, the One Click Installs only Install the Joomla 1.5.  So if you need to install Joomla 1.7 or any later versions, you will need to do it manually.  I’ve created several […]

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