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3 cPanel Plugins for Added Server Security

In the vast, seemingly limitless space known as the internet, you can find almost anything your heart desires. A recipe for the perfect quiche, instructions on creating survival knots, and of course — endless hours of kitty videos. However, while there are tons of amazing things on the web, there’s also lots of dangerous things out there that can put your server and your digital information at risk. Below, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite …

Hosting Providers Come in All Shapes and Sizes

Small Business Spotlight | Wiki Hosting Hosting providers and cPanel customers come in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes they are large data centers with millions of customers, and other times, they’re a 16-year old kid from Pakistan with a love for technology and unshakable entrepreneurial spirit. Waleed Dilawar Chughtai, while studying and preparing for his A-levels, also spends his time  learning about technology and growing his business, Wiki Hosting. Whether it’s nature or …

See You at HostingCon Global!

Next week, the cPanel team is packing their bags and heading to the Golden State for HostingCon Global 2015. The theme of this year’s conference is “Discover What’s Possible,” a notion that couldn’t be more of a paradigm for our business. A look into the future Guests of HostingCon Global will enjoy a special cPanel treat, a tour though our Product Roadmap. They’ll learn about upcoming features and new tools scheduled to debut in the …

Engaging with a Prince

Introducing Keynote Speaker Matthew Prince It’s half way through 2015 and the cPanel team is gearing up to make this year’s cPanel Conference the most memorable event the hosting world will experience. We’re pulling out all the stops for our magical 10th anniversary celebration, including live music, a magician — even a Prince! Matthew Prince, co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare, will take the …

Hosting 101: VPS vs Dedicated

When it comes to hosting, there are lots of acronyms and terms that get thrown around. However, when it comes to the ABC’s of web hosting, it’s important to understand the difference between VPS and dedicated hosting. In this post, we’ll break down these terms and explain how even you can become a hosting provider. Everything on the internet exists on and amongst servers. Sometimes it’s multiple servers (cloud hosting), sometimes it’s a single machine, …

Mail Server 101: POP3 vs. IMAP

When it comes to technology, there are many things that many of us never stop to think about. Like how a microwave heats food so quickly. How in the world a Keurig works. Or the process by which email ends up on your phone, computer, or tablet each morning. Luckily, this post is here to dispel some of the mystery behind at least the last of these technological enigmas. Email gets transmitted amongst and between …

WHD.usa Recap

As the cPanel team continues our tour through the hosting industry’s biggest conferences, amidst preparing for our own, we got the chance to spend some time in 7Springs Resort in  Champion, PA for one of our favs, WHD.usa. WHD.usa gives local service providers and IT companies an opportunity to network with new and existing partners …

On to the “Next”

Roundcube is the world’s leading open source webmail application. Creating a user-friendly email experience for over a decade, Roundcube has amassed millions of daily users across the globe — many of whom also happen to be dedicated cPanel customers. …

What’s a cPanel reseller account?

A reseller account is a special cPanel account that gives unique privileges to its users. Essentially, it’s a cPanel account that sells other cPanel accounts. This means that it gives website owners the ability to also serve as hosting providers using system resources that they’ve purchased from their hosting providers. …

Doing Good in Hosting

Small Business Spotlight | Pioneer Websites The hosting world is filled with providers, large and small, all supplying people with a means to sell their goods, market their services, and tell their stories. However, we know that behind the server is an individual or a team that had the entrepreneurial spark to create a business. In the first of our new blog series, Small Business Spotlight, we focus on Paul Rivero, an entrepreneur who uses …