CloudFest 2021 In Review

CloudFest is an international Cloud Computing and Webhosting event drawing thousands of attendees from more than 70 countries. It was decided to cancel the 2020 conference due to the pandemic, but for 2021 CloudFest pivoted into a three-day virtual event.  Organizers launched the new online platform a day before the event officially started, allowing attendees to browse the virtual conference setup and reach out to sponsors and users alike. We began having visitors at the …

TikTok And Your Business

Even if you’re not a fan of TikTok’s short video format, you can’t deny that it’s gained immense popularity in 2021. With 689 million monthly users worldwide and over a million videos viewed every day — not counting China, where the app operates under a different name — TikTok is the most downloaded app in the iOS store. It’s also immensely popular amongst the younger demographic, with

Linked Mail Nodes

As an exciting new way to optimize your hosting environment, we’re happy to introduce Linked Mail Nodes. This blog post will tell you everything you need to know about this great new feature from cPanel! What Are Linked Mail Nodes? Linked mail nodes are separate cPanel servers that can be configured solely to manage email services. This provides a number of benefits, which we’ll be discussing below. How Do Linked Mail Nodes Benefit My Business? …

How To Redirect An IP To A Domain & Configure Domain Redirects In cPanel®

A web server managed by cPanel & WHM has many responsibilities, but its most important job is serving web pages in response to HTTP requests, a process that depends on the correct configuration of domain names and IP addresses. Manually configuring IPs and domains is incredibly complicated, but cPanel & WHM’s web interface makes light work of everyday web server administration tasks.  In this article, we’re going to explore four aspects of IP and domain …

cPanel® Contract And Policy Updates

cPanel cares about transparency.  We recently updated a number of our contracts and policies. The following contracts and policies were updated: End User License Agreement (EULA) Technical Support Agreement (TSA) Pricing and Term Agreement (PTA) Data Processing Agreements (DPA) Exhibit 9 to the PartnerNOC Agreement Standard DPA Privacy policy Changes To Customer Agreements The following changes were made to the EULA, TSA, PTA and DPAs: The definition of a “Beta Version” was changed to remove “cPanel …

Introducing Glass: A New Style For Paper Lantern

Glass, a clean and elegant take on our classic style, strips away the clutter and leaves only what you need to manage your website. Glass is now the default style for all new cPanel users, though is also available for anyone using version 96 (currently on the EDGE Tier). What Inspired Glass? For a product with an incredible amount of depth and complexity, our first priority was to make cPanel easier for users to navigate. …

Ubuntu LTS And Full cPanel® Support

In late 2020, CentOS 8 announced that it would be reaching its end-of-life in December of 2021. This news was rather unexpected in both the open source and web hosting worlds. In response, we have been working towards providing solutions that will not just benefit our Partners and Customers, but also provide options as we move forward together. Earlier this month, we announced that cPanel and WHM® version 94 will fully support …

NGINX® Caching And cPanel® Version 96

Caching, for our purposes here, is the temporary storage of website files in such a way (and often in various locations) that results in significantly faster website loading times for the end users. As a result, caching also reduces the overall resource usage on the server itself. In other words, when your website utilizes caching it consequently loads much faster for your visitors. NGINX caching is now officially supported in cPanel; let’s talk a little …

How To Use PuTTY SSH With cPanel®

cPanel & WHM’s intuitive web interfaces make it easy to manage servers and web hosting accounts. However, it’s occasionally useful to work on a server’s command line instead. The PuTTY SSH (Secure Shell) client allows you to log in to a server’s command line interface shell over an encrypted connection so that sensitive data isn’t exposed on the internet. Once logged in, you can access the full suite of Linux command-line tools, interact with the

WP Toolkit Lite vs WP Toolkit Deluxe: A Feature Comparison

Late last year, we brought WP Toolkit to cPanel & WHM. It’s a brand new WordPress management solution that empowers hosting providers and resellers to offer a comprehensive modern interface for managing any number of WordPress sites. Even better, WP Toolkit is integrated with cPanel alongside the powerful site management tools users already know and love. WP Toolkit (or WPT) replaces cPanel’s WordPress Manager, which was deprecated with the release of cPanel & WHM Version …