Does iPage support cURL?

If you have used cURL, you probably thoroughly enjoy the fact that it supports such a wide array of common internet protocols. For users wanting to know whether or not iPage supports cURL, the answer is unfortunately not very clear.


When going to iPage’s ‘File Management: Supported File Types’ page in their knowledgebase, cURL is not listed as an allowed file type. There have been users, however, that have said that they have had success using the software through the web host.


In order to use cURL, you must first ensure that the server can reach it. To do this, you will need to remove any firewalls preventing it on your server. This may require that you get in contact with iPage’s technical staff, although some of the lower plans do not come with the type of support that will generally be able to handle this process for you.

At the end of the day, if you are not a tech savvy individual that has worked with removing potential firewalls, iPage is probably not a good option, especially if the use of cURL is a must. They do not provide any type of customer support for the software and also do not have any self-help articles on the subject. If you decide to try it, you will be at the mercy of third-party forum support and your own technical skills.

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