Welcome to A2 Hosting! This Getting Started Guide provides you with all of the essential information you need to get up and running quickly. Learn how to access your account using Secure Shell (SSH), set up e-mail access, configure your web site's domain settings, and more.
Is this your first time using the A2 Hosting Knowledge Base? If so, welcome, and read here for information about how to navigate the KB by browsing and searching, the anatomy of an article, and where to turn for additional help.
If you're a brand-new shared hosting customer, this Quick Start Guide is for you. This article covers topics such as the Customer Portal, name server settings, cPanel, SSH, FTP, e-mail, and more.
This Unmanaged VPS Quick Start Guide provides the information you need to hit the ground running. This article covers how to use A2 Hosting's customer portal, how to view VPS statistics, control the power state, how to take advantage of cPanel and Webuzo, domains and DNS, and FTP/SFTP.
This Quick Start Guide provides the information you need to get your cPanel-based Managed WordPress hosting package up and running. Learn how to log in, install WordPress, create your first post, use the WordPress Toolkit, and more.
This Quick Start Guide provides all the information you need to get your new Managed VPS up and running quickly. Learn about the A2 Hosting Customer Portal, how to manage your account with cPanel and WHM, domains, DNS, nameservers, FTP/SFTP, SSH, e-mail, free SSL certificates, and how to migrate your site.
This Quick Start Guide provides the information you need as a reseller to get your site and your customers' sites up and running. Learn about the Customer Portal, administration interfaces (cPanel and WebHost Manager), custom name servers, and more.
This Quick Start Guide provides all the information you need to get your new managed dedicated server up and running. This article covers how to access the A2 Hosting customer portal, dedicated IP addresses, cPanel & WHM, migrating sites, billing interfaces, domains and DNS, FTP/SFTP, e-mail, free SSL certificates, and customizations.
This Quick Start Guide provides all the information you need to get your new unmanaged dedicated server up and running. This article covers unmanaged dedicated servers, particularly how to access the A2 Hosting customer portal, Domains and DNS, SSH, and Webuzo.
Ready to become an A2 Hosting customer and order a hosting package? This collection of articles provides step-by-step instructions about how to order various hosting packages from A2 Hosting.
How do I register an internationalized domain name? What are Nexus Codes? Get answers to your domain registration questions here.
Your domain name is what people use to find and visit your site. This collection of articles covers how to set up DNS for your account, transfer a domain, configure custom name servers, and more.
Learn how to access your account using Secure Shell (SSH), FTP, SCP, and more. Although you can use cPanel to accomplish many tasks, some things are easier or possible only from the command line or by using a dedicated file management program, and this collection of articles shows you how.
After you create an e-mail account for your site, you can access it using webmail or your own e-mail client application, such as Outlook or Thunderbird. This collection of articles covers how to set up client e-mail applications, troubleshoot e-mail problems, and more.
You may already have web site content, e-mail messages, or databases on an existing web site. This collection of articles guides you through the process of migrating that data to your A2 Hosting account.
Maintaining current backups of your data is always a good idea. This collection of articles covers how to configure backups on shared hosting accounts, as well as VPS and dedicated server environments.
These articles show how you can publish your web site to an A2 Hosting server using various applications, such as Sandvox, RapidWeaver, and Muse.
A2 Hosting servers run Linux, an operating system popular for its stability and security. This collection of articles covers how to use basic Linux commands, edit text files from the command line, work with compressed files, and more.
What is a VPS (Virtual Private Server)? Why would I want one? This article provides an introduction to virtual private servers, and summarizes the differences between managed and unmanaged VPSs.
This collection of articles covers how to troubleshoot networking issues, clear a browser's cache, clear your computer's DNS cache, and more.
Acceptable use, privacy, terms of service... Get answers to A2 Hosting policy-related questions and frequently asked questions here.
We know there are a lot of web hosting companies out there. So what makes A2 Hosting different? Why should you choose us as your hosting provider?
Our speed, your success -- what makes A2 Hosting's services fast?
What is a Solid State Drive? Learn how Solid State Drives (SSDs) help provide a faster, more reliable hosting experience.
Setting up a blog on an A2 Hosting account is easy! Learn more here.
Opening your own web store on an A2 Hosting account is easy! Learn more here.
If you have a shared hosting or reseller hosting package, your account resides on a server with other accounts. Learn how to determine the server name in this article, both from cPanel and the command line.
DNS... SSH... SPF... If you are new to web hosting, there are a lot of terms and abbreviations that may be unfamiliar to you. This article contains a list of definitions for some commonly-used web hosting terms.
Start blogging now! This collection of articles is a pain-free and fast introduction to the world of blogging. Learn about the basics of blogging, and how to get started using WordPress and more.
Learn about A2 Hosting's top-level domain (TLD) availability for the domains you purchase.
Have you just bought a hosting plan and are looking to get started? This guide will walk you through the process of creating your very own site!
Learn how to access your unmanaged VPS using the VNC client in the A2 Hosting Customer Portal.