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Pricing with a Purpose

We’ve been a technology company for a while now — more than 20 years, in fact. That’s 20 years of watching servers shrink, machine processing power grow, and thousands of companies spawn from the capabilities the Information Age has given us. That being said, we’re not only happy to have been a part of all of this evolution, but we’re proud of the role we’ve played in giving hundreds-of-thousands of hosting providers a …

3 Ways to Prevent Email Abuse

*  This post was originally posted on July 12, 2016, and has been updated for accuracy.  Over 100 billion emails get sent per day. Everything from out-of-office alerts to billing summaries gets transferred across the web, from server to server. While we expect the things we send and deliver to remain secure, we know it isn’t always the case. There are various ways mail servers can be compromised, however, there are also …

The Different Applications for cPanel Webmail

* This post was originally published on December 23, 2015, and has been updated for technical accuracy.  Webmail is one of the most commonly used features in cPanel. As opposed to having email delivered from the server to a desktop application, Webmail allows users to check their messages from their browsers. Currently, there are three different Webmail applications available, each with their own subtle differences, but all with the same power to deliver secure email …

3 cPanel & WHM Add-ons For Fighting Spam Email

Being a hosting provider isn’t easy. We get that. There are many unforeseeable occurrences that can put a damper on your service — however, spam email shouldn’t be one of them. We’ve highlighted three cPanel & WHM add-ons that you can use to fight incoming spam, malware, and viruses on your server and, ultimately, offer your customers a better experience. SpamStopsHere SpamStopsHere is a unique, multilayer filter system that uses four criteria levels to weed …

Server Backups Just Got More Interesting

  Send Your Server Backups to Google Drive You requested and we’ve delivered. Striking the number 4 most requested feature off of our to do list, we’ve made backing up your websites more versatile and more powerful than ever. Now in version 66 of cPanel & WHM, hosting providers can back up their websites to Google Drive. No more taking up space on your local machine, this update allows system administrators to use …

Keep Email Abuse Off Your Machines

  Web hosts are businesses. While there isn’t necessarily a tangible brick-and-mortar storefront, a Web Host’s servers are the operating centers for their service. With countless amounts of data running through their machines and numerous customers depending on reliable service, we do our best to equip hosts with the tools to monitor all the things that may be happening with their machine. In version 66 of cPanel & WHM, we’re happy to introduce one …

AutoSSL with Even Greater Control

Last year when we introduced AutoSSL into cPanel & WHM it was a continued step in our effort to provide our customers added protection for their sites as well as their servers. More than 3.5 million certifications later, not only have we made the global internet arena a more secure place but in version 66  we’ve granted users additional control over how certificates are administered across their domains. Domain Specific Validation Comodo …

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 …