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#WebProsSummit19 Guest Blog: Halon Security

Halon Security, a Swedish company with offices overlooking the beautiful city of Gothenburg, Sweden, is proud to be sponsoring the WebPros Summit 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia! While we’ve partnered with cPanel and sponsored conferences in the past, this year has special significance for us; taking part in the very first WebPros Summit in Atlanta, Georgia! Regardless if you are a hosting provider or managed service provider, secure email is undoubtedly an integral part of your …

Supporting Open Source

The phrase “open source” has been in use much longer than you think, popping up as early as Thomas Willis‘ 1685 piece, The London Practice of, Or The Whole Practical Part of Physick, describing in medical terminology how a wound behaves. The modern usage of the phrase is a bit newer and has become the appropriate descriptor for a software product that gives the user permission to add/remove/change its source code, design, or contents. From casual …

#WebProsSummit19 Guest Blog: LiteSpeed Technologies

This is the first in a series of guest blogs around the 2019 Web Pros Summit. Please welcome Kacey Schroeder from LiteSpeed Technologies. LiteSpeed Technologies is honored to be a sponsor of WebPros Summit 2019 and long-term partners with cPanel.  We first began collaborating with cPanel with the release of our original WHM plugin in 2013. cPanel introduced official support for LiteSpeed Web Server in 2014, as the only official third-party supported web server. This …

SafeAdmin Certification and You

When someone is looking for a mechanic, it can be hard to know whom you can trust to do the work using the best practices available for a fair price. Finding a System Administrator often carries some similar challenges. Certifications are one way to show that a Sysadmin is up to date on the best way to secure data and administer servers. cPanel is now offering SafeAdmin certification as a way to appraise a technician’s existing set of skills, representing …

Game Night!

If you’ve been to any of our conferences before, chances are you’ve attended Game Night on the final night. WebPros Summit 2019 promises to be the biggest and best conference yet, and we would be remiss in not bringing in the best of the best for arguably the most fun evening event of the Summit. Introducing the reimagined, bigger and badder GAME NIGHT. 21st Century Digital Game As always, we’re bringing in some of the …

Feature Requests and the User Story

…in the great state of Texas, a software company offered unto its’ subjects a Feature Request Site where they could submit their feedback about the products it worked so diligently to create and support. This site was launched in October 2012 to great fanfare and fingers flew across keyboards from across all the lands as requests were submitted. Each person was allotted votes they could use to make their greatest wishes for cPanel known, …

Hi, I’m Tabby. How Can I help?

Hi.  I’m Tabby. I joined the Community Team at cPanel in March 2019 as a Community Manager.  I couldn’t be more excited about it if I tried, and I’ll tell you why; my entire career has led to this role. I’ve done so many weird and disparate things that from the outside, I’m sure when I tell folks that I was an award-winning music educator before I was a Community Manager, it makes no sense …

Update to Account-Based Pricing

Late last week, we announced a new licensing and pricing structure for cPanel. This change was the result of several months of conversations and modeling to ensure we understood as many use cases for cPanel & WHM hosting as possible. In the days following our announcement, we have heard from many of our Partners, both online and on the phone, and the feedback has been clear. Our analysis of use cases was incomplete, …

Building Communities with Social Media

According to Statista, over 3 billion people across the world are expected to have some form of social media account by 2021. That’s 1/3 of the population of the entire planet. While social media use in the business world has been around for the better part of a decade, it has recently become an integral part of growing communities and building brand recognition. Companies use social media as customer outreach, to announce a new …