Parallels Plesk Panel

Parallels Plesk Panel is the leading hosting automation control panel on the market. Powering more than 200,000 servers, 6 million domains and 10 million mailboxes worldwide, use the Parallels Plesk Panel to create service offerings that will improve your bottom line. Plesk’s tiered self-administration and uniform multi-platform design is perfect for the management of a shared hosting environment. The control panel empowers providers to manage thousands of domains running reliably on highly scaleable architecture optimized for the reseller channel. Non-technical staff can easily create, setup, and manage accounts while customers self-administer their virtual domains without technical support. Parallels Plesk Panel is the solution that meets both simple and complex hosting system configuration needs while allowing complete customization for differentiation while reducing costs. For more information, please visit

Parked Domain:

A second domain that points to your primary domain. When users attempt to access the parked domain, they will see your main website. For example, both and go to the same place, as is a parked domain for

PEAR (PHP Extension and Application Repository):

A repository of PHP code. cPanel allows you to search for and install PEAR packages consisting of PHP programs which can perform useful functions for your website.


Perl has been around since the beginning of dynamic web pages. While somewhat difficult to learn, it is still in use quite a bit today, though its use is diminishing as more powerful and easier to learn scripting languages such as ASP, PHP and ColdFusion are taking hold. We use ActiveState Perl for Windows and Perl is included as part of every hosting plan.

Perl Module:

 A piece of software written in the Perl language. Modules are common pieces of software that are reused often. For example, rather than writing a set of functions to display calendars, you can simply use a calendar module.


Known for its ability to process text, Perl is a useful language for web applications. Perl applications are commonly found as .pl, .pm, and .cgi files and may require Perl modules. Perl modules can be installed within cPanel.

Permission Based Emaild

Permission based email is email sent to recipients who have opted-in or subscribed to receive email messages from a specific company, website or individual. Permission from your subscribers is a mandatory requirement for legitimate and successful email marketing.


The common practice of writing an email to make the recipient feel that it is more personal and was sent with him/her in mind (as opposed to a mass email). This often includes using the recipient's name in the salutation or subject line, referring to previous purchases or past messages, or offering suggestions based on previous buying patterns.


Phishing (which is pronounced "fishing") refers to email scams whose purpose is identity theft. Identity thieves send fraudulent email messages with return addresses, links, and branding that appear to come from banks, credit card companies and some of the Web's most well known websites including PayPal®, eBay®, MSN®, and AOL®. These messages are designed to "phish" for personal and financial information (e.g. passwords, usernames, social security numbers, credit card numbers, etc.) from the recipient. For more info visit:


PHP is a very popular scripting language that has a huge following and many commercial and open source PHP software is available today. We provide full support for the latest PHP technologies included as part of every Infuseweb hosting plan.

PHP Package:

A piece of software written in the PHP language.


A computer scripting language in which many web-based applications are written. PHP applications are commonly found with the filename extensions .php, .php4, or .php5. Some PHP applications require PEAR packages, which can be installed in cPanel through the PHP PEAR Packages feature.


PHPMyAdmin is an online management interface for your MySQL databases. We provide this free as part of your web hosting plans.


A graphical application that allows you to manipulate and manage MySQL databases. Full documentation for phpMyAdmin can be found at its creators’ website:

Plesk PowerPack

The Plesk PowerPack is a set of high-quality add-ons for the Plesk Control Panel. The PowerPack includes: MS SQL Server Support Tomcat Support Multi-Level Helpdesk Application Pack w/ Site Builder Software ColdFusion Support SpamAssassin Anti-SPAM Software. This is the TOTAL number of POP3 or IMAP mail accounts you can have across all domains in your account. Connect via the standard POP3 protocol to download your e-mail messages into your e-mail client (such as Outlook) or use IMAP to access your stored mail on the server and always have your e-mail and e-mail folders readily available to you anywhere. The amount of space, per mailbox, you have to store your messages. All POP/IMAP e-mail accounts have a maximum send/receive message size of 20MB. If you have to send or receive files larger than 20MB by e-mail, you should upload them to your web site and provide a link to download the attachment. If your mailbox reachs your mail limits, your mail will start getting rejected back to the sender with a message your mailbox is full.

POP3 (Post Office Protocol version 3):

Along with IMAP, one of the two most widely used email transfer methods. POP3 simply copies every message in your email account to your local computer. No information is sent back to your email account about message replies, forwarding, etc. If you use multiple computers to check your email, it is advised that you use IMAP instead of POP3.

POSIX (Portable Operating System Interface):

A standardized collection of commands for the Unix operating system.

Preview Pane

Email programs such as Microsoft Outlook and Mac Mail allow users to view email content through a preview pane whereas other programs require the user to fully open the email. The preview pane is important to keep in mind when composing the opening lines of an email.

Privacy Policy

A concise description of a website or company's policy on the use of information collected from and about website visitors and what they do (and do not do) with the data. A privacy policy builds trust especially among those who opt-in to receive email from you or those who submit data on your website. If subscribers and customers know their information is safe with you, they will be more inclined to share information with you, which makes your relationship that much more valuable.

Private Key:

A string of characters that a computer uses to encode or decode encrypted messages it receives. Encryption schemes use a matching pair of keys (one public, one private) to create a secret code so that anyone looking at messages sent from or received by your computer will be unable to determine the contents of those messages without access to the private key. A private key is integral to protecting your confidential information and should be safeguarded appropriately.


In computing, a computer or program that serves as an intermediary between two other entities. For instance, a proxy server receives a request from a client, finds the requested resource, and returns it to the client.

Public Key:

A string of characters that a computer uses to encode or decode encrypted messages it receives. Typically, a public key will be placed on a server so that you can established an encrypted connection to that server.


A subdirectory, located inside your home directory, that contains files that are publicly accessible via FTP. FTP users may also upload files to this directory. This is the default directory users will access when they connect to your site via anonymous FTP.


A subdirectory, located inside your home directory, that contains files that are publicly accessible via HTTP. The www directory is a link to public_html. Any files and folders inside of public_html are visible over the Internet, unless you specifically protect them with password protection or using the .htaccess file.


Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level programming language with dynamic semantics. Its high-level built in data structures, combined with dynamic typing and dynamic binding, make it very attractive for Rapid Application Development, as well as for use as a scripting or glue language to connect existing components together. Python's simple, easy to learn syntax emphasizes readability and therefore reduces the cost of program maintenance. Python supports modules and packages, which encourages program modularity and code reuse.

From reundant hard disks, to rundant backbone network and power generators, Infuseweb strives to ensure its equipment infrastructure is as reliable and available as possible and has proven this with an infrastructure availability of around 99.99% or greater.

Shared SSL allows you to user our shared SSL certificate so you can secure through https a section of your site without the need to purchase your own SSL certificate or pay the monthly cost of a static IP. All you need to do is place the files you wish to SSL-enable into your SSL folder under your FTP root, and then you'd browse to those secured files by entering something like

SmarterStats detailed site stats is included standard as part of some plans. SmarterStats provides you with detailed analysis of the visitors to your web site including country of origin, state (if in the U.S.), what files are being downloaded, what pages are being viewed the most, what search engines are indexing your site, and much, much more.

Synchronize your Outlook calendar, e-mail, and tasks with your webmail so that you can always take your e-mail with you wherever you go.

Create a customer bulletin board (aka forum) simply and easily. For more information, visit