Understanding the Host Tools in Dolphin 7.1.4

Hello and welcome! In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about the Dolphin 7.1.4 “Host Tools”, what they are and how to use them. The tools can be accessed in admin by clicking “Host Tools” under “Tools” on the left column menu. The tools are divided into 3 sections: Audit This is a basic list of the Dolphin requirements and it will also show if your server meets these requirements. Most of these settings can be changed in the php.ini if they show as being non-compliant. The “site optimization” section can be ignored as it is not required for Dolphin to function.

Dolphin host tools server audit

Dolphin host tools server audit

Permissions This section shows if all the Dolphin files and folders have the correct permissions. This section comes in handy if you have moved to a new server or have inadvertently changed any permissions.

Dolphin host tools permissions

Dolphin host tools permissions

Phpinfo This section simply displays the “phpinfo” function of php. It is useful is seeing all the php settings for your server.

That’s it, you now have a better understanding of the Dolphin Host Tools. Until next time, happy social networking! Looking for quality BoonEx Dolphin Hosting? Look no further than Arvixe Web Hosting


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