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The Internet Belongs to All of Us | Net Neutrality

The internet  is a crazy, amazing, and magical place filled with interesting ideas and endless opportunities. Companies like Netflix, Facebook, and of course cPanel, have come into existence through early curiosity and competition around this space.  Entirely new enterprises have been created that have completely changed the way that we consume and exchange information. And the internet will continue to change at a rate that is faster than we can even fathom.

A Fireside Chat With Hosting Experts

Topic: Elastic Sites Customer growth is a good thing, right? Of course! However, in the world of shared hosting, a growing client may also mean a customer that is gobbling up resources. Under these circumstances, it’s not uncommon for a host to migrate this type of customer to their own virtual private environment. But is this always the best solution? While VPS allows for added resources and greater customization,  a customer …

A WEIRED Recap: cPanel Conference 2016

Things got WIRED, things got WEIRD, and now another cPanel Conference is in the books! On October 3, cPanel’s developers, marketers, security professionals, and hosting thought leaders flew out to Portland for our signature conference. Hosted in a city known for its ‘weird’ culture, we made sure that we didn’t skip a beat when it came to bringing as much of the quirkiness of Stumptown into our event. Each day the exhibit floor was filled …

3 Ways to Prevent Email Abuse

  Over 100 billion emails get sent per day. Everything from simple out-of-office alerts to account and billing summaries gets transferred across servers, across the web, from person to person. And while we expect the things we send and deliver to remain protected and secured, we know that that isn’t always the case. There are various ways emails can be compromised, however, there are also a number of things that you can do, as …

Platinum Satisfaction Guaranteed

In the technology sphere, many of us typify the 90s and early 2000s as the age of the internet boom. The dotcom bonanza that swept the globe during this time, which gave birth to such things as AOL and Napster, also spawned what was the congruent rise for web hosting and the need for server management. Among those at the helm of the hosting movement were John and Ethan, founders of Platinum …

Scared Rabbit | An Unexpected Journey into Web Hosting

The trope of the tech nerd turned internet rockstar is one we’ve heard time and time again in the past few years. However, in the case of one of our own cPanel & WHM users, Aaron Hiatt, this storyline seemed to happen in reverse. Migrating from lead guitarist of a rock band to the frontman of his own digital and print agency, Hiatt and his company, Scared Rabbit, truly illustrate how diverse …

As Clear as Crystal | Award Winning Marketing

cPanel Marketing team wins big at American Marketing Association’s Crystal Awards, winning five awards. cPanel makes a concerted effort to hire the best and the brightest and this initiative isn’t exclusive to our development team. Our lean, six person marketing department is not only responsible for promoting the cPanel & WHM product, they’re also the creatives behind the recent brand overhaul, the annual cPanel conference, and most of the messaging that comes from cPanel, Inc. …

Error Pages, A Hidden Branding Opportunity

Let’s face it, links break, servers go down, pages go MIA and somehow all your web visitors manage to land on the dreaded error page. Eek! While there’s no full-proof way to ensure you will never have to serve up an error page, with cPanel you can, at the very least, make it a page that is enjoyable to look at. In cPanel & WHM 56, users can create custom Error Pages for loads of …

WHM Features You Should Be Using When Marketing Your Hosting Business

Let’s be honest, cPanel is a great tool. However, with all the buttons and knobs, features and widgets, capable of being utilized through the platform, it’s one hell of a task to try to grasp the full scope of all that can be done with the software. Like any industry level solution, there are tools and learning resources available to help you learn how to better maneuver the product. However, in this blog post, we …

cPanel Continues Our Journey Around the World

Behind the walls at cPanel, we’re always looking for new challenges to undertake. We test ways to make a better product, experiment with methods to enhance our culture, and explore tactics on creating an overall better business. This year, one of the things we decided to test out was cP1Con; a traveling hosting event that incorporates the best elements of our annual cPanel Conference and condenses it into a one-day experience. With our Dallas and …

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