Pre-sales questions

Q. What is web hosting?
A. Web hosting is simply the business of housing and serving files for a website.

Q. Can GoPro Hosting design or create a website for me?
A. No. GoPro Hosting simply hosts your files and scripts. If you don't already have a website, you might consider our AFM Adlib package.

Q. Will you place ads on my site?
A. We will NOT place ads on your site.

Q. Do you allow sites to advertise for money, on their web site?
A. Yes, we allow sites to have commercial advertisements.

Q. What forms of payment do you accept?
A. PayPal (Including all major credit cards) You do not require a PayPal account to use your credit card

Q. Are your server's Unix, or NT?
A. Our servers are Linux Red Hat 7.3. and Red Hat 9.0

Q. Do you allow adult sites?
A. No, we do not allow adult sites.

Q. Is tax included with my yearly plan?
A. Yes, tax is included within the price.

Q. What control panel do you use and do you have a demo?
A. The control panel we use is called Cpanel. A demo of Cpanel can be found here Login with the username demo, and the password demo.

Q. Can I pay monthly?
A. No, not at this time.

Q. Can I host friends?
A. No, only one Domain per account is currently permitted.

Q. How long does it take to setup my account?
A. Your account will be setup automatically within 1 hour of ordering.

Q. Are there any hidden costs, or setup fees?
A. No

Q. Do you offer telnet or shell access?
A. No, due to security reason's we do not offer telnet or shell access.You are still able to unzip files on the server using our file manager as well as the ability to setup cron jobs.

Q. Can I password protect directories?
A. Yes you can password protect directory's within CPanel.


Q. How long does it take to get my domain working?
A. It usually takes 24-48 hours for a domain to fully propagate.

Q. What do I set my domains name server's to?
A. Please read your welcome e-mail. If you have lost your welcome email, you can email us and request your dns.

Control Panel

Q. Do you have a manual for our control panel?
A. Go to

Q. Where do I go to login to my control panel?
A. You go to

Q. How do I make sub-domains?
A. To make a sub-domain login to your control panel and click "domain management" inside of domain management you will see a place to manage and add sub-domains.


Q. Where can I download a free SFTP program?
A. For Windows, consider downloading WS FTP LE from here

Q. It's not letting me upload my files what's wrong?
A. Make sure you are uploading to the right web directory which is the public_html folder.

Q. Why doesn't my SFTP password change when I change my cPanel password?
A. Please allow 24 hours for your SFTP password to sync with your cPanel password.


Q. What is the path to my users files?
A. The path is /home/username/public_html

Q. What is the local path to perl?
A. The path to perl is /usr/bin/perl

Q. What is the path to curl?
A. The path to curl is /usr/bin/curl

Q. What is the path to ImageMagick?
A. The path to ImageMagick is /usr/bin/

Q. What is the path to convert for ImageMagick?
A. The path to convert is /usr/bin/

Q. What is the path to sendmail?
A. The path to sendmail is /usr/sbin/sendmail

FrontPage Extensions

Q. Do you support FrontPage Extensions?
A. While we can certainly host websites websites designed with FrontPage, for security reasons we do not support FrontPage Extensions.


Q. How do I create email accounts?
A. To create an email account login to your control panel and click add/remove email account's.

Q. What do I put for both incoming and outgoing mail server?
A. For both incoming and outgoing mail server put

Q. Where do I go to check my emails using my browser?

Q. How can I setup webmail to go directly to horde, neomail or squirrel mail?
A. Login to the one you prefer to use after doing so copy the entire url from your address bar. You will not login to your cpanel and create a subdomain to go to the address you just copied.


Q. None of my CGI scripts are working on the server. How do I get them to work?
A. Make sure that they are chmoded to 755

Q. How do I create databases and manage them?
A. Login to your cpanel and click MySQL Databases. After your database is created you can manage it from phpmyadmin. This can be found at the very bottom of the MySQL page.

Software Versions

Q. What version of PHP are you using?
A. We are using version 4.3 or 5.2 by request.

Q. What version of Perl are you using?
A. We are using version 5.6.1.

Q. What version of MySQL are you using?
A. We are using version 5.0

Q. What version of cPanel are you using?
A. Our servers automatically stay up to date with the most recent stable Cpanel version.


Q. How do I get the 30 day money back?
A. Simply email us your username, password, and why you wish to cancel within thirty days, and we will process your refund in less then 24 hours.

Q. How do I make a payment?
A. All online payments are recurring. Your payment will automatically be deducted.

Q. How do I stop billing?
A. If you wish to close your account simply email us your username, password, and why you wish to cancel. You must also include "I give you permission to delete my website and all of it's content."


Q. How do I purchase a private SSL certificate from you?
A. Please contact us to do so.

Q. I'm going to purchase my own SSL certificate, what do I need to know?
A. Our servers are Apache + Mod SSL. If you require assistance from us to install it there will be a $30.00 installation fee.


A. To create a sub domain cpanel asks for the name you wish to use. MAKE SURE the subdomain name you give it doesn't have a folder already named that name. If it does the sub will not work. Example... I want to create the subdomain so my sub name is going to be test. If I already have a folder in my ftp named test I need to delete it or rename it to something different before I create the subdomain with the test name from cpanel.

Q. What is a subdomain?
A. is a domain name. A subdomain is anything that replaces the www in a domain is a subdomain. is not a subdomain.