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Hosting: starting guide (DirectAdmin)

  • How to change PHP version on hosting

    To ensure the correct operation of different sites on the hosting in NIC.UA, you can choose the version of PHP. First of all, go to the DirectAdmin hosting panel and select Select PHP version in the E...

  • Backups on hosting

    Hosting at NIC.UA is set up for automatically and regularly backing up files. Backups often help to restore the site after a failed upgrade or if you want to restore the site, if the order was not ren...

  • Uploading files of your site to the hosting

    After ordering hosting and directing the domain to the server, the last steps remain to complete the setup of the site. One of them is to upload the site files to the root directory. Files can be uplo...

  • Creating a mailbox on a hosting

    On the NIC.UA hosting, in addition to the web server, a mail server is also preinstalled. This allows you to create e-mail with your site on your own domain at no additional cost. In this article, we ...

  • Creating and importing the database

    No site nowadays can be without a database. In this article, we will review how to create a database on NIC.UA hosting or import an existing one. Creating a database Import database Creating a databas...

  • Logging into the DirectAdmin Panel

    The DirectAdmin panel, which is provided on hosting for sites in NIC.UA,, is distinguished by high speed, convenience and ease of use, and is also supported by different browsers. NIC.UA provides two ...

  • Cron jobs

    The hosting panel allows you to create and add scheduled tasks, which will be performed automatically at certain intervals of time. If you worked with Linux-based systems, these are cron tasks. For ex...

  • How to find error_log

    When your website for some reason returns codes 5** or explicitly displays an error message on the page, the error log, aka error_log file, can help you diagnose the problem. It stores the history of ...

  • Web server's access_log

    If you want to check who and when visited your site, you need the access log. This log are typically stored in access_log file, with a history of all visitors. Usually you will be able to see: IP-addr...

  • Managing privileges and changing the password of a database user (DirectAdmin)

    Sometimes, after transferring or setting up hosting, we get a database error on the site. One of the reasons may be incorrect database data in the configuration file or insufficient rights of this use...