Knowledgebase: Domain Names
How to preview my website
Posted by Paul Carter on 30 March 2007 09:39 AM

How can I preview my site from eHosting's servers? 

While you are developing your site or troubleshooting coding issues you can access your site via your control panel.  Please see the following link for information on how to navigate to your control panel:

 

http://www.ehosting.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/70/42/logging-in-and-navigating-to-your-control-panel

 

Then follow the appropriate advice below for the type of subscription that you have.  If you are not sure what subscription you have please see this link:

 

http://www.ehosting.com/support/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/71/4/discover-your-subscription-type

 

 

Entry Level subscription

 

1) Please click on the domain tab or domains icon

2) Click on the corresponding manage hosting / control panel link for the domain, or the domain name if there is no link.

3) If you can see a tab that says 'Websites & Domains' please click it, otherwise skip to the next step.

4) Click on the site preview button or the small icon corresponding to the domain name at the bottom of the page.

 

 

site preview

 

 Site Preview

 

Virtual subscription

 

  1. Click on the system tab.
  2. Click on the ‘Parallels Plesk Panel’ icon and then click on the ‘Open Panel’ button. When logging in to the panel, you will need to use ‘Admin’ as the username and the password that corresponds to this username.
  3. If you can see a ‘Domains’ option in the left-hand menu or a ‘Web Spaces’ tab please click either.
  4. You should then see your domain listed. Click on the manage hosting/control panel link.  If you cannot see a link please click on the domain name.  
  5. Click on the websites and domains tab, if you can't see this please skip to the next step
  6. You can preview your site by clicking on the site preview button or the small icon corresponding to the domain name at the bottom of the page.

 

 

Dedicated subscription


  1. Click on the ‘Summary’ icon. Once there copy one of the IP addresses listed at the foot of the page into your web browsers address bar in the following way: https://x.x.x.x:8443 – where x.x.x.x is the IP address. When logging in to the panel, you will need to use ‘Admin’ as the username and the password that corresponds to this username.
  2. If you can see a ‘Domains’ option in the left-hand menu or a ‘Web Spaces’ tab please click either.
  3. You should then see your domain listed. You can manage the domains configuration by clicking on one of the links corresponding to the domain name – such as ‘Manage Hosting’, then the 'web hosting settings' tab. If there are no such links please click on the domain name itself.
  4. Click on the site preview button or the small icon corresponding to the domain name at the bottom of the page.

 

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