Author Archives: cPanel

Visit WHMCS in Booth #1 at cPanel Conference

This post was provided by WHMCS, the exclusive Diamond sponsor for cPanel Conference 2014. With just under 2 weeks to go until the cPanel Conference: Hands On Houston 2014, we’re busy preparing for our favorite conference of the year. And this time, … Continue reading

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What is CloudLinux?

Guest post provided by CloudLinux Reaching a high level of stability can be difficult, sometimes unachievable, for many shared hosting companies. Sudden resource usage spikes, increases in traffic, and hacker attacks are some of the problems system administrators cope with … Continue reading

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Joining in on the Historic Launch of New TLDs

Guest Blog by Chris Sheridan, Vice President of Business Development for eNom I am truly excited to let the cPanel community know that we have been working together with the cPanel team to build a new TLD module that can … Continue reading

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Create Custom cPanel Modules

Nearly all cPanel actions are governed by cPanel API1 and API2 functions. For your application, instead of creating your own API from scratch, we’re created the ability to add your application’s logic to the cPanel XML/JSON API. Essentially speaking, your … Continue reading

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Test it in the User Interface

After spending time in the Developer section of the cPanel Community Forums, we’ve found a commonly asked question: “Why won’t my script work with XYZ function using the XML/JSON-API?” Rewinding a bit, the purpose of the XML/JSON API is to … Continue reading

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Making your script work with security tokens in cPanel & WHM

What is a security token? “Security token” URLs were added in cPanel & WHM 11.25 as a security measure, and they were enabled by default in version 11.28. They help combat a common type of attack called a Cross-Site Request … Continue reading

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Preview of the new Logaholic website analytics feature.

Logaholic is a new feature that is now available in the the 11.31.1 EDGE build. Logaholic is a web site statistics program that provides you with a visual representation of your web site visitors. Logaholic is a powerful web analytics (log … Continue reading

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Currently, if you want to write a Plugin for cPanel, you can write it in either LivePHP or cPPHP. Last year, we put some major effort into refactoring LivePHP. We added better debugging information, optimized the socket communication protocol, and … Continue reading

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Why you should use RPMs to distribute your application

As a developer, it is important to understand who you are developing for. When developing an application for cPanel & WHM servers, there are 5 potential customer profiles to be aware of: Data centers Developers Website owners System administrators Hosting … Continue reading

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Spotlight On: Creating DNS Modules

In cPanel & WHM 11.30, we added the ability to add 3rd party systems to your DNS cluster. With this ability, we added functionality that allows you to create dnsadmin plugins. You can use these plugins to control and configure … Continue reading

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