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Discover Your Hosting Provider

Sometimes, folks encounter a problem with their website that is hosted on a server using the cPanel hosting platform. When that happens, they often reach out to cPanel customer service or technical support for assistance. It seems logical, right? Your site is on a cPanel server, so cPanel is the obvious place to go for help. However, cPanel only creates the software that hosting providers use as a platform to offer their website hosting services. Most problems …

cPanel & WHM LTS Autofix Update

During the week of November 5th, we are releasing an Autofixer for all servers that are running outdated versions of cPanel & WHM (any version older than Version 78). Affected servers will start updating to cPanel & WHM Version 78. We wanted to take this opportunity to break down precisely what is happening, who is affected, and the benefits of upgrading your servers to supported versions. The Fix is In The Autofixer will update affected servers …

Let’s Encrypt Update Blog!

UPDATE: Let’s Encrypt has extended the lifetime of ACMEv1 until November 8th, extending the life of the API for 1 week. November 1st is now a production brownout date, so you may be affected by a loss of service on that date. For further information please read the following: https://community.letsencrypt.org/t/end-of-life-plan-for-acmev1/88430/6 End of life for Let’s Encrypt Legacy, time to update! In August, we shared in a blog post that the Let’s Encrypt original API, ACMEv1, would be …

Stop in the Land of the ATL

“I dare somebody to go to Atlanta and not have a good time” -Bryan Tyree Henry WebPros Summit 2019 is here. We’re on the road and in Atlanta, Georgia. This year promises to be the most exciting and diverse conference yet. If you haven’t done so, make sure you head on over to the WPS 2019 website to register and come join us! Nestled in the northern portion of the great southern state of Georgia …

#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, …