How To Reset the MySQL® Root Password And MySQL User Passwords

MySQL is the primary database software for sites hosted on cPanel-managed servers, including WordPress® and ecommerce applications such as Magento. Because MySQL has to manage read and write permissions for many different sites and databases, it is a multi-user system.  Each user account has a set of permissions that limit its access. The MySQL root user has no limits; as the database server’s administrator, the root user can create and delete accounts and modify any …

VPS Or Dedicated Hosting And Your Business

As illustrated by those early photos of the Amazon and Apple offices that we’ve all seen, most businesses understandably start small and then scale up. When and how to scale is an important decision, but ultimately the idea for any business is to increase overall growth. With this in mind, any online business that begins on shared hosting (where all server resources are literally shared between all websites on the server) will aim to migrate …

Accelerate cPanel® Web Hosting with NGINX® Caching

Faster is better where web hosting is concerned. Users want fast-loading pages and so do search engines. With the introduction of official support for NGINX caching in cPanel & WHM, web hosts and server administrators can quickly deploy server-side caching to all users, significantly improving web performance with minimal setup and configuration.  If you’d like to see NGINX caching in action, take a look at our recent cPanel LIVE! NGINX broadcast, which …

The Deprecation Of Retro

In 2015, we created Retro as a temporary style to help ease the transition to Paper Lantern for our X3 users. The Retro style has far outlived its life expectancy, and it has now come time to officially bid Retro a fond farewell. Starting with cPanel & WHM version 96, we are phasing out support for the Retro Style. Here’s what to expect: Brand new installations of cPanel & WHM will default to the Glass style for all new accounts. This update does not affect existing installations …

Reddit And Your Business

Per Backlink, Reddit sees over 400 million users a month and 52 million a day.  As the sixth most popular social network in the world, it’s something of a social media juggernaut. Its slogan, the front page of the Internet, is well-earned. We certainly enjoy interacting on the official cPanel Reddit; join us there if you haven’t already! If you understand how to leverage Reddit, it can be …

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 …