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All posts by: Phil Hodges

Internet Explorer 11 End of Support in cPanel Version 88

cPanel continues to move towards a more modern user interface framework to provide the best product experience possible. That’s why we are going to start shifting away from Internet Explorer 11, starting with Version 88. This change not only offers a better user experience, but it also allows us to be more efficient in our development process. We are encouraging cPanel Partners and users to discontinue the use of IE11 as their primary web browser …

Upcoming MySQL Changes

We are planning to automatically update some servers from MySQL 5.5 to MySQL 5.7. This will affect servers that do not have databases and are running cPanel & WHM Version 78.

EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 Autoconversion

As you may have noticed on the front page of our website, we’ve added a new section about the “Up Next” initiative, explaining upcoming changes to cPanel & WHM. A significant change coming in early 2020 is the EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 autoconversion. When we last made a change in the Up Next initiative, we upgraded users on out of date and unsupported cPanel & WHM version to Version 78. This upgrade did come …

Giving Back- Volunteering at the Houston Food Bank

On Wednesday, November 13th, a contingent of the cPanel team volunteered at the Houston Food Bank. Over the course of three hours, we managed to assemble 4800 boxes of food and prepare 60 pallets for delivery to families in need. These boxes of food will serve families throughout 18 different counties across the greater Houston area.  Founded in 1982, the Houston Food Bank is a 308,000 square-foot warehouse and is the largest Feeding America food bank in the …

cPanel & WHM LTS Autofix Update

During the week of November 5th, we are releasing an Autofixer for all servers that are running outdated versions of cPanel & WHM (any version older than Version 78). Affected servers will start updating to cPanel & WHM Version 78. We wanted to take this opportunity to break down precisely what is happening, who is affected, and the benefits of upgrading your servers to supported versions. The Fix is In The Autofixer will update affected servers …

DNSSEC Clustering Now Available with PowerDNS

In the event you missed it, we published a blog post back in December of 2018, announcing the deprecation of MyDNS and NSD. Now that PowerDNS has been the choice DNS Management tool of cPanel & WHM for several versions, the request for DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions) clustering has become even more popular.  Well, you’ve been asking for it, and we’re ready to deliver it. Coming with cPanel & WHM Version 84 …

The Apache Distiller- 86’d in 84

Way back in EasyApache 3, if a user wanted to make updates to their Apache configuration, they would do so by using the Apache distiller to make said changes. As you all know, we’ve moved on from EasyApache 3 to EasyApache 4 and are ever working to improve the functionality and performance of the product. That being said, we are removing the Apache distiller in cPanel & WHM version 84. Let’s break this down. What is a …

That’s a Wrap!

The end of the 2019 WebPros Summit has come, and it was an event for the books. We have enjoyed getting to spend time with all of you, and cannot wait to do this again next year! We owe huge thanks to all of our attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors. We strive to put on the best event we possibly can for you, and joining us for these past few days is incredibly worth it. A …

Stop in the Land of the ATL

“I dare somebody to go to Atlanta and not have a good time” -Bryan Tyree Henry WebPros Summit 2019 is here. We’re on the road and in Atlanta, Georgia. This year promises to be the most exciting and diverse conference yet. If you haven’t done so, make sure you head on over to the WPS 2019 website to register and come join us! Nestled in the northern portion of the great southern state of Georgia …

Supporting Open Source

The phrase “open source” has been in use much longer than you think, popping up as early as Thomas Willis‘ 1685 piece, The London Practice of, Or The Whole Practical Part of Physick, describing in medical terminology how a wound behaves. The modern usage of the phrase is a bit newer and has become the appropriate descriptor for a software product that gives the user permission to add/remove/change its source code, design, or contents. From casual …