Knowledge Base

Windows Hosting

These articles describe how to configure and use your Windows Hosting account.

Switching PHP versions on Plesk

You can quickly and easily switch PHP versions on your account, and this article shows you how.

Adding new domains and subdomains in Plesk

Learn how to add domains and subdomains to your account in Plesk.

Installing Perl and Python on Plesk

Plesk 12.5 does not come with Perl and Python installed, but you can install them manually. Learn more in this article.

Backing up and restoring databases with Plesk

Plesk enables you to quickly and easily back up and restore databases, and this article shows you how.

Generating and renewing Let’s Encrypt SSL certificates in Plesk

Learn how to create and maintain Let's Encrypt SSL certificates for your site by using Plesk.

Generating a CSR and installing an SSL certificate in Plesk

Learn how to create a Certificate Signing Request (CSR) and install an SSL certificate for your site by using Plesk.

Website staging with Plesk

Website staging enables you to test your site in a safe environment before you take it live. This article describes how to do website staging with Plesk.

Configuring Silverlight in Plesk

Learn how to use Plesk to configure your site to support Microsoft Silverlight.

Scheduling tasks in Plesk

The task scheduler in Plesk enables you to fetch URLs and run commands and PHP scripts at user-defined intervals. Learn more here.

Using FTP in Plesk

Plesk supports FTP, which enables you to transfer files between a computer and your A2 Hosting account. Learn more here.

Backing up and restoring sites in Plesk

Learn how to back up and restore your websites in Plesk.

Using the WordPress Toolkit in Plesk

Learn about the WordPress Toolkit in Plesk.

Using Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio

Learn how to use Microsoft SQL Server Management Studio with your Windows Hosting account.

Configuring Dropbox backups in Plesk

You can configure site backups to your Dropbox account in Plesk. Learn more in this article.

Configuring custom name servers for Windows Hosting accounts

Learn how to configure custom name servers for your Windows Hosting account.

Installable applications

Learn how to install and configure applications on your Windows Hosting account.

Managing databases and database users in Plesk

Learn how to manage databases and database users in Plesk.

Logging in and out of Plesk

Learn how to log in and log out of Plesk in this article.

Accessing a sub-account in Plesk

Learn how to access a customer's sub-account in Plesk. This article only applies to Windows Reseller Hosting customers.

Managing service plans in Plesk

Learn how to manage service plans in Plesk. This article only applies to Windows Reseller Hosting customers.

Managing subscriptions in Plesk

Learn how to manage subscriptions in Plesk. This article only applies to Windows Reseller Hosting customers.

Getting started with the Plesk File Manager

Learn how to do basic file management tasks with the File Manager in Plesk.

Managing e-mail accounts in Plesk

Plesk enables you to easily manage your e-mail accounts, and this article shows you how.

Managing virtual directories in Plesk

Learn how to manage virtual directories in Plesk.

Changing the document root directory in Plesk

Learn how to change the document root directory in Plesk.

Redirecting users to SSL connections in Plesk

You can configure your web site to redirect users so they always use a secure HTTPS connection, even if they type a non-secure HTTP URL in their web browser. Please note that this article only applies to accounts that have Plesk.

Configuring the default document in Plesk

Learn how to configure the default document for your site in Plesk.

Changing the ASP.NET version in Plesk

You can quickly and easily change the active ASP.NET version on your account, and this article shows you how.

Viewing and filtering logs in Plesk for Windows

This article describes how to view and filter logs using the Plesk log feature.

Publishing a site from Visual Studio using FTPS

Plesk servers require FTPS for FTP file transfer. Learn how to set up Visual Studio to publish with FTPS.

Using Git with Plesk

Plesk supports integration with the Git version control system. Learn how to manage your repositories in this article.