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Our new knowledge base is a valuable collection of technical information, web site marketing tips, tutorial, glossary, and documentation.

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Linux Web Hosting

  • PHP - How to define magic_quotes_gpc

    PHP - How to define magic_quotes_gpc


    You can Enable / Disable magic_quotes_gpc for php in your account by setting this directive in .htaccess in httpdocs folder:

    php_flag magic_quotes_gpc On

    or

    php_flag magic_quotes_gpc Off

    The magic_quotes_gpc is a function which automatically escape $_GET, $_POST and $_COOKIE variables. This cause a lot of (poorly written) PHP scripts out there which blindly rely on magic_quotes_gpc, to be wide open to various SQL/XSS-injections.

    If you run a website that relies on magic_quotes_gpc for escaping user input, we strongly recommend that you disable access to such scripts until a version fixing this bug is released.

    By default magic_quotes_gpc was turned off.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plesk 11 Administrator’s Guide

    Plesk 11 Administrator’s Guide


    With more than 250,000 Windows and Linux servers deployed, Parallels Plesk Panel is the preferred choice for hosting service providers, web designers, and website owners. Parallels Plesk Panel is the first step down your business' growth path - toward faster sites and faster mobile access for website owners and toward a complete product line as your hosting business grows.

    This guide is intended for server administrators who are going to manage Parallels Panel 11 and Customer and Business Manager. This document also includes instructions about offering Web Presence Builder in the Try and Buy (or trial) mode.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • PHP - How to parse PHP within HTML files

    PHP - How to parse PHP within HTML files


    Create a new .htaccess file or edit an existing one with the following line:

    AddType application/x-httpd-php .html .htm

    Upload this file into the root of your domain(e.g. httpdocs). The changes take effect immediately.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • PHP - How to parse .php files as PHP5

    PHP - How to parse .php files as PHP5


    By default .php files are parsed as PHP4 on ec2Link.com Website Hosting servers.

    All files extension in .php, .php3, and .php4 are handled by PHP4.
    All files extension in .php5 are handled by PHP5.

    If you prefer that all files be parsed as PHP5, please create or change the .htaccess file with the following line:

    AddHandler fcgid-script .php

    Upload this file into the root of your domain(e.g. httpdocs). The changes take effect immediately.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • PHP - How to creating own error logs for debugging PHP scripts

    PHP - How to creating own error logs for debugging PHP scripts


    Please insert the following code in your PHP script. (or create separate file and adding the code in it. Include the file using "include()")

       error_reporting(0);
    $old_error_handler = set_error_handler("userErrorHandler");
    function userErrorHandler ($errno, $errmsg, $filename, $linenum, $vars)
    {
    $time=date("d M Y H:i:s");
    // Get the error type from the error number
    $errortype = array (1 => "Error",
    2 => "Warning",
    4 => "Parsing Error",
    8 => "Notice",
    16 => "Core Error",
    32 => "Core Warning",
    64 => "Compile Error",
    128 => "Compile Warning",
    256 => "User Error",
    512 => "User Warning",
    1024 => "User Notice");
    $errlevel=$errortype[$errno];
    //Write error to log file (CSV format)
    $errfile=fopen("errors.csv","a");
    fputs($errfile,"\"$time\",\"$filename:
    $linenum\",\"($errlevel) $errmsg\"\r\n");
    fclose($errfile);

    if($errno!=2 && $errno!=8) {
    //Terminate script if fatal error
    die("A fatal error has occurred. Script execution has been aborted");
    }
    }


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Domain Names Knowledge

  • How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?

    How do I change DNS records if my domain is registered with Directnic?


    If your domain is registered with Directnic and you want to use Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store service, you'll just need to follow these simple steps in order to point the domain to our name servers.

    1. Log in to your Directnic account and click on the Domain Manager link. http://www.directnic.com

    2. Click on the Change Nameserver Information icon located to the right of your domain name, under the Options heading.
    3. Replace the nameserver information listed with the below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    4. Click on the Modify button at the bottom of the page and you're done.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Required Documents of Hong Kong Domain Name

    Required Documents of Hong Kong Domain Name


    Domain CategoryEligible Applicant
    Examples of Document
    .hkLocal or overseas individuals or entities
    • (Organization Registration) A copy of the Business Registration Certificate (BR) issued by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of HKSARG (NOT registered as a Branch) i.e. name of the organization shall be that of the head office, not branch office, or
    • (Individual Registration) A copy of HKID card or other document proofing that you are a resident of HKSAR.
    .com.hk / .公司.hkCommercial entities registered in HKSAR
    • A copy of the Business Registration Certificate (BR) issued by the Inland Revenue Department (IRD) of HKSARG (NOT registered as a Branch) i.e. name of the organization shall be that of the head office, not branch office, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of Overseas Company issued by the Company Registry (CR) of HKSARG, or
    • Other documentary proof required for the application of .org.hk, .edu.hk, .net.hk or .gov.hk with a letter stating the reason of selecting .com.hk.
    .org.hk / .組織.hkRegistered or approved not-for-profit organizations in HKSARG
    • A copy of the tax exemption letter issued by Inland Revenue Department (IRD) that shows your organization is a charity or non-profit making organization (under Section 88 or 87), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of a Society issued by Hong Kong Police, or
    • A copy of the proof showing exemption from Registration of a Society issued by Hong Kong Police, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration for trade unions or other unions, or
    • A copy of Certificate of Owners' Corporation under Building Ordinance, or
    • A copy of Registration of a Hospital / Nursing Home (under Section 88 of the Inland Revenue Ordinance), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a Child Care Centre, or
    • Application letter issued by Government Department, or
    • Gazatte / Ordinance mentioned the establishment of your organization together with an application letter issed by your organization if you are a statutory body, or
    • A copy of the Memorandum of Association shows that no dividend per share to shareholders plus copy of the Business Registration Certificate or Certificate of Incoporation, or
    • Other valid document proofing the non-profit making nature of your organization.
    .edu.hk / .教育.hkRegistered schools, tertiary institutions and other approved educational institutions in Hong Kong
    • A copy of the Certificate of a School issed by Education and Manpower Bureau of HKSARG, or
    • A copy of the Ordinance showing that your institute is established by law together with an application letter issued by your institute, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a course issued by Education and Manpower Bureau of HKSARG, or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Registration of a Child Care Centre (for Nurseries Running Educare Services or Pre-Primary Curriculum for Children between 2 to 6 years old), or
    • A copy of the Certificate of Education (for Nurseries Running Educare Services or Pre-Primary Curriculum for Children between 2 to 6 years old)
    .net.hk / .網絡.hkEntities managing network infrastructure, machines and services with a license from the Office of Telecommunications Authority of the HKSARG
    • A copy of the PNETS (IVANS / ISP) license issued by the Office of the Telecommunications Authority of the Government HKSAR, or
    • Fixed Telecommunication Network Services (FTNS) / Fixed Carrier License.
    .gov.hk / .政府.hkBureaux or Departments of the HKSARG
    • Subject to the endorsement by the Office of Government Chief Information Officer
    .idv.hk / .個人.hkResidents of HKSAR
    • A copy of HKID card or other document proofing that you are a resident of HKSAR.
      (For the registration of .個人.hk, the domain name you selected shall be your legal name)


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to point my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company" server?

    How to point my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company" server?


    Using your existing domain name with "Focus Network Company" service is easy! You simply have to point it to your account by replacing your old host DNS settings with our domain name server ones.

    Below are our DNS information:

    • ns1.powersx.com
    • ns2.powersx.com

    In case you do not have access to such a management tool, you need to contact your Domain Registrar to change the DNS settings for you.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How do I change DNS records if my HK domain is registered with HKDNR?

    How do I change DNS records if my HK domain is registered with HKDNR?


    If your Hong Kong domain is registered with HKDNR and you want to use Focus Network Company web hosting or E-Store service, you'll just need to follow these simple steps in order to point the domain to our name servers.

    1. Log in to the HKDNR account http://www.hkdnr.hk
    2. Select your domain name from the Manage Domain Name.

    3. Click the Modify DNS (MNS) link on Domain Information Manager.
    4. Enter our name server information to Name Server(1) and Name Server(2) to below.
      ns1.powersx.com
      ns2.powersx.com
    5. Click Submit at the bottom.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Who can register a .CN domain name?

    Who can register a .CN domain name?


    Regarding to CNNIC request for document submission.

    For new .CN / .COM.CN / .NET.CN / .ORG.CN / GOV.CN domain registration, only organization application is accepted and below documents are required:

    • Copy of a valid China Business Registration Certificate, and
    • Copy of applicant's China Citizen Identity Card, and
    • Copy of a valid ICP license


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Industry News

  • Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder Adds New Features

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder Adds New Features


    Parallels' new release of Plesk Sitebuilder software helps customers with new features.

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 integrates the Fotolia online micro-priced image marketplace into the software's WYSIWYG editor, allowing users to browse and buy photos directly from the Fotolia gallery without leaving the wizard. The software also includes a new design module featuring SitePal speaking avatar technology by Oddcast. SitePal enables users to deploy animated, talking characters on any website.

    "Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 takes website creation to a whole new level with innovative features that are tightly integrated into the software to improve ease of use," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "The new version of Parallels website creation software demonstrates our commitment to delivering open solutions based on the Parallels Open Platform to help service providers add value to their offerings."

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder is a next-generation, scalable website-building application that can be integrated into any business process for hosting providers, ISPs, registrars and telecoms. The software's easy-to-use, five-step wizard and 14 dynamic modules make this software a powerful and flexible solution. It is designed to work with hosting platforms that use the new Application Packaging Standard (APS), such as the Parallels Plesk Control Panel.

    The Parallels Open Platform enables hosting with Parallels virtualization and automation technology through integration with a wide range of third-party applications and systems. The APS Standard (APS), a key element of the platform, is used by ISVs and service providers to seamlessly integrate applications to offer to the more than 10 million businesses and individuals that use Parallels products.

    Availability
    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 is available now for the Linux/Unix and Windows platforms. It can be downloaded via the Parallels Plesk Application Vault at http://www.parallels.com/en/products/sitebuilder/ .

    About Parallels - Optimized Computing
    Parallels (formerly SWsoft) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • 微軟證實Hotmail個人資料遭竊取

    微軟證實Hotmail個人資料遭竊取


    根據BBC(英國廣播公司)報導,微軟公司的Windows Live Hotmail遭到網絡黑客入侵,超過萬個hotmail客戶資料遭到竊取,這些資料多數來自歐洲,微軟並證實遭竊取的密碼都是正確的。

    科技網誌neowin.net說,黑客除了盜取帳號密碼之外,又把盜取到的資料全數公布到網路上,超過上萬個hotmail帳戶的細節,2009年10月1日被貼上一個讓人分享密碼的網站pastebin.com。

    Neowin聲稱這些帳戶可能是被黑或是利用網路釣魚搜集而來。網路釣魚攻擊者利用發送釣魚郵件給受害者,受害者點選後,會被導向釣魚網頁,就會洩漏了個人的機密資訊給予攻擊者,如個人的信用卡號碼、密碼、帳號等。

    微軟目前表示,他們已經知悉此事,並正在積極了解及處理中。這件事透露出網路資訊安全的疑慮,若果個人資料遭到竊取,可能會有更多後續麻煩的事端。

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Google 7.68 Terabits Per Second Cable

    Google 7.68 Terabits Per Second Cable


    Search giant finalizes plan for Pacific fiber being ran.

    The recent quakes in Taiwan highlighted a lack of redundancy in the Pacific, where fiber runs have about half the capacity found across the Atlantic. A number of companies are planning to rectify that -- including Verizon, who is working with a number of companies to run an 11,000 mile, five terabits per second (Tbps) cable from the United States (Oregon) directly to mainland China, Taiwan and South Korea.

    Google is also laying Pacific fiber as part of a consortium named Unity, formed alongside six international companies. The coalition is building a 6,200 mile, 7.68Tbps capable fiber run from Los Angeles to Chikura, located off the coast near Tokyo. Google today announced they finalized the deal on the $300 million project. According to the press release Trans-pacific bandwidth demand continues to surge:

    According to the TeleGeography Global Bandwidth Report, 2007, Trans–Pacific bandwidth demand has grown at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 63.7 percent between 2002 and 2007. It is expected to continue to grow strongly from 2008 to 2013, with total demand for capacity doubling roughly every two years. "The Unity cable system allows the members of the consortium to provide the increased capacity needed as more applications and services migrate online, giving users faster and more reliable connectivity," said Unity spokesperson Jayne Stowell.

    It's obviously a nice deal for Google, given the content operator gets access to bandwidth at build cost. NEC Corporation and Tyco Telecommunications will build the fiber run starting immediately, and it should be completed by 2010, assuming that the undersea cable cutting bogeyman leaves them alone.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Plurk

    Plurk


    Plurk is a free social networking and micro-blogging service that allows users to send updates (otherwise known as plurks) through short messages or links, which can be up to 140 text characters in length.

    Updates are then shown on the user's home page using a timeline which lists all the updates received in chronological order, and delivered to other users who have signed up to receive them. Users can respond to other users' updates from their timeline through the Plurk.com website, by instant messaging, or by text messaging.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2


    Parallels' new release of Plesk Sitebuilder software helps customers with new features.

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 integrates the Fotolia online micro-priced image marketplace into the software's WYSIWYG editor, allowing users to browse and buy photos directly from the Fotolia gallery without leaving the wizard. The software also includes a new design module featuring SitePal speaking avatar technology by Oddcast. SitePal enables users to deploy animated, talking characters on any website.

    "Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 takes website creation to a whole new level with innovative features that are tightly integrated into the software to improve ease of use," said Serguei Beloussov, CEO of Parallels. "The new version of Parallels website creation software demonstrates our commitment to delivering open solutions based on the Parallels Open Platform to help service providers add value to their offerings."

    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder is a next-generation, scalable website-building application that can be integrated into any business process for hosting providers, ISPs, registrars and telecoms. The software's easy-to-use, five-step wizard and 14 dynamic modules make this software a powerful and flexible solution. It is designed to work with hosting platforms that use the new Application Packaging Standard (APS), such as the Parallels Plesk Control Panel.

    The Parallels Open Platform enables hosting with Parallels virtualization and automation technology through integration with a wide range of third-party applications and systems. The APS Standard (APS), a key element of the platform, is used by ISVs and service providers to seamlessly integrate applications to offer to the more than 10 million businesses and individuals that use Parallels products.

    Availability
    Parallels Plesk Sitebuilder 4.2 is available now for the Linux/Unix and Windows platforms. It can be downloaded via the Parallels Plesk Application Vault at http://www.parallels.com/en/products/sitebuilder .

    About Parallels - Optimized Computing
    Parallels (formerly SWsoft) is a worldwide leader in virtualization and automation software that optimizes computing for consumers, businesses, and service providers across all major hardware, operating systems, and virtualization platforms. Founded in 1999, Parallels is a fast-growing company with 900 employees in North America, Europe, and Asia.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Glossary

  • Font

    Font


    In typography, a typeface is a coordinated set of glyphs designed with stylistic unity. A typeface usually comprises an alphabet of letters, numerals, and punctuation marks; it may also include ideograms and symbols, or consist entirely of them, for example, mathematical or map-making symbols. The term typeface is often conflated with font, a term which, historically, had a number of distinct meanings before the advent of desktop publishing; these terms are now effectively synonymous when discussing digital typography. A helpful and still valid distinction between font and typeface is a font's status as a discrete commodity with legal restrictions, while typeface designates a visual appearance or style not immediately reducible to any one foundry's production or proprietary control.

    The art and craft of designing typefaces is called type design. Designers of typefaces are called type designers, and often typographers. In digital typography, type designers are also known as font developers or font designers.

    The size of typefaces and fonts is traditionally measured in points; point has been defined differently at different times, but now the most popular is the Desktop Publishing Point. Font size is also commonly measured in millimeters (mm) and inches.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)

    TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)


    Tagged Image File Format (abbreviated TIFF) is a file format for mainly storing images, including photographs and line art. Originally created by the company Aldus, jointly with Microsoft, for use with PostScript printing, TIFF is a popular format for high color depth images, along with JPEG and PNG.

    TIFF format is widely supported by image-manipulation applications such as Photoshop by Adobe, GIMP, Ulead PhotoImpact, and Photo-Paint as well as Paint Shop Pro by Corel, by desktop publishing and page layout applications, such as QuarkXPress and Adobe InDesign, and by scanning, faxing, word processing, optical character recognition, and other applications.

    TIFF was chosen as the native format for raster graphics in the NeXTstep operating system, and this TIFF support carried over into Mac OS X. Adobe Systems, which acquired the PageMaker publishing program from Aldus, now controls the TIFF specification, although it has not had a major update since 1992 (several technical notes have been published with minor extensions to the format).

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • URL

    URL


    A Uniform Resource Locator(URL), is a compact string of characters used to identify or name a resource. The main purpose of this identification is to enable interaction with representations of the resource over a network, typically the World Wide Web, using specific protocols. URIs are defined in schemes defining a specific syntax and associated protocols.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • HTML5

    HTML5


    HTML5 is currently under development as the next major revision of the HTML page standard.

    Like its immediate predecessors, HTML 4.01 and XHTML 1.1, HTML5 is a standard for structuring and presenting content on the World Wide Web. The new standard incorporates features like video playback and drag-and-drop that have been previously dependent on third-party browser plug-ins such as Adobe Flash, Microsoft Silverlight, and Google Gears.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Download

    Download


    download is to receive data from a remote system, such as a HTTP, FTP server, or other similar systems. A download is any file that is offered for downloading or that has been downloaded.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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Email Tutorial

  • How to setup Your Emails on PLESK Control Panel

    How to setup Your Emails on PLESK Control Panel


    This guide is intended for users of email web hosting service who were given access to Plesk control panel for managing their mail accounts.

    NOTE:the guide do not apply for Online E-Store System and server rental with colocation.

    Your e-mail accounts are configured through PLESK .
    To configure your e-mail program to fetch your e-mail use the following information in outlook or other email programs:

    POP3 (incoming) mail server: mail.yourdomain.com

    SMTP (outgoing) mail server: mail.yourISP.com

    Which means you will have to use your ISP smtp server.

    Please be aware, when you set up outlook that your UserID is your full email address.

    The url for your online webmail is
    http://webmail.yourdomain.com

    Where yourdomain.com is the domain name of your Web host.

    Please be aware that your email will not work until your domain resolved to our servers.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What is mail policy and email limits?

    What is mail policy and email limits?


    Mail Limits

    There is an maximum amount of emails which can be send out per hour is 30 emails from one account or 60 emails per domain and 300 emails per day, this limit is also applied "Web Hosting Service", "Towards Mailing Lists" and "Online E-Store System". Focus Network Company reserves the violation of any of the foregoing may result in immediate deactivate or termination upon any indication of such activity without notice.

    Many of our servers have a 60 pop checks per hour limit per email address.? If you go over this you're likely to get a wrong password error message saying login incorrect. Just wait an hour and it will automatically unlock you. to prevent this from happening again make sure to disable auto checking or at least set it to something higher such as 10 minutes.

    Any mailing list larger than 2000 will require a dedicated server solution from us. Note: dividing one large list into smaller lists to get below this limit is not allowed.

    We have a maximum size of emails of 50 MByte and under, any email over 50 MByte will be automatically rejected, please use your FTP to transfer big files!

    Mailing Lists Rules

    1. Anytime you're sending a message no matter how large your e-mail list is you must throttle it.? We recommend you throttle it to at the very least sending 1 email every 6 seconds. If the mailing list software you're using does not allow you to throttle you must switch to something else. We recommend Mailman which can be found in your control panel under PLESK. If you do not throttle and you try sending let's say 1500 emails the server will try sending all 1500 in 1 second which is not possible. This will cause the server load to go very high and for the entire server to be sluggish until this process is completed. It is our job to keep the server up and running without being sluggish. Anyone who causes the servers load to go high will be suspended and the process will be terminated. If you choose not to throttle you will most likely be suspended for crashing the server without notice.

    2. Any mailing list over 100 emails is only allowed to be sent to during off-peak times to prevent high server loads. Off peak times qualify as all day Saturday and Sunday, and 1am - 8 am eastern time M-F.

    3. You are not allowed to mail to a mailing list you were given or purchased. This is spamming because they never agreed to you personally sending them mail. We do not care and how you justify it this is spam and will result in termination of the offending account.

    4. Any unsolicited e-mail being sent will result in termination of the offending account without notice. We take a zero tolerance stance against sending of unsolicited e-mail.



    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • POP3, IMAP4 and SMTP settings information

    POP3, IMAP4 and SMTP settings information


    Below you can find common setting for Windows Outlook, Windows Outlook Express, Windows Mail and Mozilla Thunderbird.

    TypeNameInformationPort
    UsernameLogin Nameuser@yourdomain.com (example)--
    PasswordPasswordX0CeFt6EMGfOMm5Q (example)--
    POP3Incoming Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)110
    POP3S (SSL/TLS)Incoming Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)995
    IMAP4Incoming Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)143
    IMAP4S (SSL/TLS)Incoming Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)993
    SMTPOutgoing Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)25
    SMTP SubmissionOutgoing Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)587
    SMTPS (SSL/TLS)Outgoing Secure Servermail.yourdomain.com (example)465


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Microsoft Outlook Setup Tutorial

    Microsoft Outlook Setup Tutorial


    In this tutorial we will learn how to setup MS Outlook for use with your new hosting email account.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Outlook, which is part of Microsoft Office.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Windows Mail Setup Tutorial

    Windows Mail Setup Tutorial


    Windows Mail in Windows Vista addresses today's serious concerns about junk mail, e-mail, and phishing attacks, while adding new features that help you search and manage the increasing volume of e-mail messages that you receive.

    In this tutorial we will learn how to setup Outlook Express for use with your new hosting email account.

    What you will Need:

    • A valid email account, if you haven't created an email account yet please log into your Control Panel and set up an email account.
    • An email client. This tutorial uses Windows Mail, which is a pre-installed component of Windows Vista.


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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E-Store

  • 軟件及硬件設備

    軟件及硬件設備


    所有透過Ec2Biz電子商務系統的日常操作無需增設特別的硬件,全部均利用Web Base操作,一套已連接互聯網的電腦及瀏覽器即可完成所有操作。

    但為提高效率,我們建議使用以下設備:
    • Pentium 4 1.6Ghz 或以上中央處理器

    • 256MByte 基本記憶體

    • 60GB或以上的硬碟

    • 65,535色 / 1,024x768 VGA級顯示器

    • Windows XP及Internet Explorer 6.0以上瀏覽器,並開啟Cookies、Java、ActiveX

    另外亦建議準備以下設備,方便目常的產品管理、客戶訂單管理、列印收據或報告、儲存業務資料備份等工作:
    • 黑白或彩色打印機

    • 24x CD-Writer 或 DVD-Writer 光碟機及燒錄器

    • USB 手指型記憶體

    對於展現美觀清晰的產品,能讓客人提高瀏覽興趣,所以亦應設置以下設備:
    • 3.5 Mage Pixel 數碼相機

    • 彩色文件/圖片掃描器

    • 攝影帳幕

    • 背景布幕

    • 攝影專用燈光

    • 相機腳架

    建議準備一些常用的軟件:
    • ACDSee http://www.acdsee.com - 圖片的獲取、管理、瀏覽

    • PhotoImpact http://www.ulead.com.tw/pi/runme.htm - 較為簡易使用的圖片處理軟件

    • Adobe Photoshop http://www.adobe.com/tw/products/photoshop/ - 進階圖片影像處理軟件,功能強大,使用較複雜

    • Adobe Flash Professional http://www.adobe.com/products/flash/flashpro/ - 制作頁面動畫、產品動態介紹

    • Microsoft Office Excel http://office.microsoft.com/excel - 方便進行本系統的匯出、匯入資料

    • Symantec Ghost Solution Suite http://www.symantec.com - 備份軟件,經常備份資料,可避免您的系統毀損帶來的損失

    • 以及一些保護您電腦安全的軟件,例如:Anti-Virus防毒系統、Anti-Spyware反間諜軟件


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Monthly Income Report

    Monthly Income Report


    我們的“網上商店”系統提供專業的“報表及統計”功能,讓您能隨時檢視“即時”及“過往”的業績記錄,令掌握營運更輕鬆。

    每項報表皆具備多種不同的樣式,而且除了能線上檢視外,更可透過您的印表機,將業務數據列印以備參考。

    進入“每月收益報告”:
    1. 點擊主選單的“報表及統計”

    2. 點擊左選單的“每月收益報告”

    每項“每月收益報告”包含的資料:
    • 本地銷售

    • 海外銷售

    • 貨運費

    • 稅項金額

    • 細額附加費

    • 手續費

    • 群組折扣

    • 優惠禮券

    • 電子禮券

    • 現金積分

    “每月收益報告”的顯示範圍:
    • 訂單狀態
      “所有收益狀態”、“所有狀態”、或指定狀態的其中一種方式

    針對“每月收益報告”的動作:
    • 報表樣式
      選擇“棒狀圖”、“文字報表”其中一種樣式

    • 列印
      將當前資料透過印表機列印

    注意事項:
    • 請定期檢視所有報表及統計數據,方能掌握業務進展及變化

    • 所有報表數據屬您的商業機密,切勿隨意向第三者披露

    • 若有使用其他第三方供應商,例如“收款閘道”,基放計算方式、環境因素等,二者的報表數據結果可能並不一致

    • 報表資料屬即時狀態,而過往記錄有可能受其他因素影響,例如管理員對訂單的刪除等,所以資料將與實際稍有差別

    • 報表數據只供參考


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Cash Points

    Cash Points


    Ec2Biz的「網上商店系統」支援“會員現金積分”方案,讓顧客每次購物都能賺取“現金回贈”供下次的購物結帳扣減應付金額。

    我們相信透過這項獨特的方案,能令到在您的“網上商店”購物的顧客更能體驗銷費的樂趣,當顧客持有“現金積分”時,必定希望能夠於購物時使用以獲享優惠,所以“再次銷售”的比例必會比較其他沒有“現金積分”的商店為高,直接讓您運營“電子商務”時達至更佳的業積,輕鬆賺取利潤。

    我們提供的“會員現金積分”系統,能讓您全權決定使用條件、優惠方式,而且設計貼心易用,請您詳閱“系統設定”裏的“現金積分系統”指南,令往後的操作更易掌握。

    這份指南將介紹如何管理客戶訂購產品後獲得的積分,如果您未有啟用“現金積分系統”,可以忽略這份指南。

    針對訂單的積分管理:
    進入訂單積分管理:
    1. 點擊主選單的“訂單處理/客戶管理”

    2. 點擊左選單的“現金積分”

    3. 選擇相關訂單

    針對訂單積分的“浮動按鈕”:
    • 確認積分
      針對顧客訂單獲得的積分進行確認,一旦確認後,積分便會存進該顧客的積分帳戶,並選擇是否電郵通知確認,供客戶下次購物時使用

    • 取消積分
      刪除顧客於該訂單獲得的積分,將之記錄,並選擇是否電郵通知原因

    • 調整積分
      將顧客於該訂單獲得的積分調整,例如加或減少積分,將之記錄,並選擇是否電郵通知原因

    • 刪除積分
      刪除顧客於該訂單獲得的積分,但不會通知顧客亦不留任何記錄


    針對顧客的積分帳戶管理:
    進入顧客積分帳戶:
    1. 點擊主選單的“訂單處理/客戶管理”

    2. 點擊左選單的“客戶資料”

    3. 選擇相關客戶

    針對顧客積分帳戶的“浮動按鈕”:
    • 積分記錄
      檢視該客戶的所有積分進支歷史

    • 增加積分
      針對該客戶增加積分,將之記錄,並選擇是否電郵通知原因

    • 調整積分
      針對該客戶調整當時存有的積分,例如加或減少積分,將之記錄,並選擇是否電郵通知原因

    • 刪減積分
      針對該客戶刪減當時存有的積分,將之記錄,並選擇是否電郵通知原因

    注意事項:
    • 現金積分系統必需設為“啟用”,其他設定方能生效

    • 各項設定汲及的數值為“積分”額,並非積分的價值,請勿混淆


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Online Status

    Online Status


    我們的“網上商店”系統內置線上瀏覽者追蹤功能,透過“線上客戶”,您能掌握即時的店面瀏覽實況,了解那些客戶正在參觀的商品,以及客戶當時放在“購物車”的東西。

    若您正在提供“線上即時支援服務”,更可直接看看和您聯系中的客戶購物情況,以便提供產品訊息給那位發問中的客戶。

    進入“線上客戶”:
    1. 點擊主選單的“系統工具”

    2. 點擊左選單的“線上客戶”

    “線上客戶”包含的資料:
    • 客戶名稱
      若瀏覽者已成功登入,將顯示對方的稱呼

    • 國家及IP
      當前瀏覽者的IP及IP區域所屬的國家,該國家未必與顧客所登記的資料相同

    • 上線
      當前瀏覽者的總逗留時間

    • 登入時間
      最初進入網站的時間

    • 最後動作時間
      當前瀏覽者最後點擊的時間

    • 最後連結
      最近訪問的頁面

    針對“線上客戶”的動作:
    • 資訊
      檢視該名瀏覽者或顧客放在“購物車”裏的產品名單及售價

    注意事項:
    • 每筆在線瀏覽記錄,將會在再沒有點擊動作二分鐘後清除

    • 每筆記錄代表一位瀏覽者身份,少數情況下同一位瀏覽者會產生多於一筆的記錄,例如對方的電腦在處理cookies時出現變化,系統無法識別前段身份

    • 一些“搜索引擎”在進行自動化資料採集,系統仍有可能被記錄及顯示成“線上客戶”

    • 一些向您的線上商店發動惡意網路攻擊的情況,系統仍有可能被記錄及顯示成“線上客戶”


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Customers Approval

    Customers Approval


    我們的“網上開店”系統,可以同時以單一網站實行“B2C”和“B2B”的方案,如果您決定以“B2B”型式營運線上貿易,則可透過向每一位登記的會員進行篩選,確保不會令業務資料外流給競爭對手。

    而這份指南將介紹如何處理登記會員的確認工作。
    設首先確定已經把“系統設定”的“會員設定”裏“新增客戶批核選擇”設成“需批核”。

    若希望商店產品的售價只讓已批核會員觀看,請同時將“系統設定”的“會員設定”裏“非認可批核會員不能觀看售價”設成“啟用”。

    如您的“網上商店”屬零售“B2C”模式,這裏的說明請直接忽略。

    進入“待確認會員”管理:
    1. 點擊主選單的“訂單處理/客戶管理”

    2. 點擊左選單的“待確認會員”

    3. 選擇針對的會員

    “待確認會員”包含的資料:
    • 客戶基本資料
      檢視登記資料,考慮是否批核該名會員

    • 郵件主題及內容
      使用預設郵件範本,寄出確認通知

    • 確認
      直接點擊“確認”按鈕

    針對“待確認會員”的動作:
    • 確認會員
      若檢視資料後認為合適,可進行確認工作

    • 刪除
      若登記者不符合要求,可直接刪除

    • 寄電子郵件
      在正式確認前寄電郵向登記者查詢

    注意事項:
    • 未被確認的登記者,將無法登入網站

    • 如啟用“非認可批核會員不能觀看售價”,則未被確認的登記者將無法登入及觀看售價

    • 可配合“目錄分類”的“專屬客戶目錄”,把產品隱藏,令一般人無法觀看,只對被確認而且亦是“專屬客戶”級別的會員開放瀏覽權

    • 若需要將已經確認的會員轉回“未確認狀態,請往“客戶資料”選出該會員並修改“會員確認”及“專屬客戶狀態”


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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  • phpBB

    phpBB


    phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customisable open-source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and helpful FAQ. Based on the powerful PHP server language and your choice of MySQL, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL or Access/ODBC database servers, phpBB is the ideal free community solution for all web sites.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • WWW Paint Board

    WWW Paint Board


    WWW Paint Board (Wpb) is a tool where users can draw Dynamically on the web with VML (Vector Markup Language) technology.

    It provided with Wpb Galery and Wpb Editor. Also features: online draw editor, a Galery provides voting, sending comments for each VML topic, shout box, top score, top clicks, searching, loading or deleting topic.... And has a simple control panel and safety mode, Wpb can delete oldest topic automatically, no one can flood your Wpb system.

    It requires no SQL database, however requires Internet Explorer 5.x,6.x or any browser that supports VML technology..

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Artmedicguestbook

    Artmedicguestbook


    Guestbook

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to Enable Cookie

    How to Enable Cookie


    To enable cookie, follow the instructions below for the browser version you are using.

    Mozilla Firefox (1.0 final release and earlier)

    • Go to the "Tools" menu.

    • Select "Options".

    • Select the "Privacy" icon in the left panel.

    • Check the box corresponding to "Allow sites to set cookies".

    • Click "OK" to save changes.

    Netscape 7.1/Mozilla 5.0

    • Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.

    • Click on the arrow next to "Privacy & Security" in the scrolling window to expand.

    • Under "Privacy & Security", select "Cookies."

    • Select "Enable all cookies".

    • Click "OK".

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0+

    • Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.

    • Click on the "Privacy" tab.

    • Click the "Default" button (or manually slide the bar down to "Medium") under "Settings".

    • Click "OK".

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.x

    • Select "Internet Options" from the Tools menu.

    • Click on the "Security" tab.

    • Click the "Custom Level" button.

    • Scroll down to the "Cookies" section.

    • To enable:
      • Set "Allow cookies that are stored on your computer" to "Enable".

      • Set "Allow per-session cookies" to "Enable".

    • Click "OK".

    Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.x

    • Select "Internet Options" from the View menu.

    • Click on the "Advanced" tab.

    • Scroll down to find "Cookies" within the "Security" section.

    • To enable:
      • Select "Always accept cookies".

    • Click "OK".

    Netscape Communicator 4.x

    • Select "Preferences" from the Edit menu.

    • Find the "Cookies" section in the "Advanced" category.

    • To enable:
      • Select "Accept all cookies" (or "Enable all cookies").

    • Click "OK".


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Protecting Your User Account & Password

    Protecting Your User Account & Password


    • Use a password with a mix of at least 12 mixed-case alphabetic characters, numerals and special characters.
    • Use a password that is difficult to guess but easy for you to remember, so you do not have to write it down.
    • Change the default or initial password the first time you login.
    • Change your password frequently, at least once every 90 days.
    • Logout when finished using terminals or PCs in public areas, such as a library or cafe.
    • Change your password immediately if you believe that it has been compromised. Once done, notify the system/security administrator for follow up action.
    • Consider installing RoboForm Password Manager, Form Filler, Password Generator, Fill & Save Forms and other security software.


    • Don't use your own name as a login name in any form (as-is, capitalised, reversed, doubled, etc).
    • Don't use other information that might be easily obtained about you. This includes ID card numbers, telephone numbers, birth dates, license numbers, the name of the street you live on, and so on.
    • Don't use a password that contains all digits, or all the same letters.
    • Don't use the name of your child or spouse in any form.
    • Don't use a well-known abbreviation e.g. TVB, HSBC, EC2BIZ, ILOVEYOU.
    • Don't use consecutive letters or numbers like "abcdefg" or "1234567".
    • Don't use adjacent keys on the keyboard like "asdfghj".
    • Don't use a word that can be found in an English or foreign language dictionary.
    • Don't use a word in reverse that can be found in an English or foreign language dictionary.
    • Don't reuse recently used passwords.
    • Don't use the same password for everything; have one password for non-critical activities and another for sensitive or critical activities.
    • Don't write down your password, particularly anywhere near your computer or file it in a box file with the word 'password' written on it.
    • Don't tell or give out your passwords to other people, even for a very good reason.
    • Don't send your password unencrypted, especially via email.
    • Don't display your password on the monitor screen.
    • Avoid using the "remember your password" feature associated with some websites, and disable this feature in your browser software.
    • Don't store your password on any media unless it is protected from unauthorized access (e.g. encrypted with an approved encryption method).


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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  • Privacy Policy for your account

    Privacy Policy for your account


    We will never under any circumstance - rent, sell, exchange or in any way make your information available to third parties, unless legally required to do so.

    For international domain, ICANN does require that you receive one email per year to verify and update your contact information on your domain.

    Also, confirmation emails for ordering, domain name registrations and transfers, along with instructional email to activate services will still be sent to you.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Why using free email accounts is bad idea?

    Why using free email accounts is bad idea?


    We recommend that you NOT use an email address from a free service (e.g. Yahoo! or Hotmail) with your account information.

    Instead, please enter a traditional address, such as that from your account, or one issued to you by your ISP (Internet Service Provider).

    This gives us better assurance of being able to contact you should we need to, as well as helping us protect your account and prevent fraud.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • Newsletter / E-mail Help

    Newsletter / E-mail Help


    As a subscriber of www.ec2biz.com newsletters, you need to add www.ec2biz.com to your address book to continue to receive these emails.

    Please follow the directions at this link: Have you added the www.ec2biz.com addresses to your e-mail address book? for your particular e-mail provider.

    You need to add www.ec2biz.com to your address book:


    Please choose your e-mail provider below for specific instructions on adding www.ec2biz.com to your address book:

    Hotmail
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Click "SAVE ADDRESS" at the top of the message header.

    • Click "OK" on the next screen.

    Yahoo
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Click "ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK" next to the FROM address.

    • Click "ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK" again.

    Outlook Express
    • Open the e-mail.

    • Right-click on the FROM name.

    • Click ADD TO ADDRESS BOOK in the menu.

    • Click OK on the Properties pop-up.

    Netvigator.com (NETMail)
    • Click "ADD ADDRESS" on the screen of book address.

    • Input a new address to field:

    • Click "SAVE" on the bottom.

    i-cable.com
    • Click "ADD ADDRESS" on the screen of book address.

    • Input a new address to field:

    • Click "SAVE".

    You may need to contact your email provider to get more information.

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • What are your DNS servers?

    What are your DNS servers?


    Please refer to:

    How to point my existing domain name to "Focus Network Company" server?

    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

  • How to apply special price for international domain

    How to apply special price for international domain


    We are offering domain name registration for the unbelievable low price.

    This offer is for a limited time only. Act fast while quantities last.

    You must purchase following plan offered on our site at the same time you new register your domain name to qualify.

    • E-Store
    • Linux Web Hosting
    • Website Design & Development


    *** The above information is for reference only, Please seek independent technical advice if found necessary.

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