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As we near the end of 2021, we’re looking forward and feeling excited about all the changes and improvements we’re making, much of which is a direct result of feedback we’ve received from our customers. We’ve reached out via multiple channels throughout this year to get as much feedback from you as we can… some of which has even already been implemented into our products! We wanted to take one last opportunity to hear from …

A Farewell To Paper Lantern

With the introduction of the Jupiter theme in version 98, you may have wondered about the fate of Paper Lantern. Today we officially announce Paper Lantern’s deprecation and its eventual removal from the product. What does this mean for you? If you are already using Jupiter, relax; you are good for all future updates. If you are using Paper Lantern, why not give Jupiter a try? You can continue using Paper Lantern for the short term, but eventually, we will stop supporting this theme. How much …

Introducing Jupiter – A New Look For cPanel

Creating a new theme for cPanel is no small task. We knew we had to not only keep what our current users love, but also provide an easy-to-use format for newer users. We want you to be able to find the tools you need (and any help you may need) without delay. This is what led us to develop two main pages for Jupiter – the Tools page and the Solutions page. The Main Menu allows you to easily switch between these two pages. The Tools …

Synchronizing Your cPanel® Calendar, Contacts, and Email on Android with ActiveSync

Starting in v98, cPanel & WHM added support for Android-based mobile devices to interact with calendars and contacts via ActiveSync. What is ActiveSync? Microsoft® originally developed the Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) protocol—commonly known as ActiveSync—for use by mobile devices in combination with its Exchange Server. The protocol uses a lightweight version of XML called WBXML to optimize traffic for the frequently slow and unreliable connections that may be encountered on cellular networks and public …

MariaDB® 10.5 Full Support in cPanel & WHM® Version 98

We are very pleased to announce that we’ll be releasing MariaDB 10.5 in version 98!  MariaDB 10.5 was released in December of 2019, and will be fully supported in cPanel and WHM version 98. We will still provide currently supported MariaDB offerings, though we strongly encourage you to update to the latest version. For more information on what’s new in MariaDB 10.5 please read their Changes and Improvements in MariaDB 10.5 update page. How To Upgrade To …

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 …

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? …

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 …

Introducing Glass: A New Style For Paper Lantern

Glass, a clean and elegant take on our classic style, strips away the clutter and leaves only what you need to manage your website. Starting in cPanel & WHM® version 96, Glass is the default style for all new cPanel users. What Inspired Glass? For a product with an incredible amount of depth and complexity, our first priority was to make cPanel easier for users to navigate. We wanted a clean, modern look and feel. …

Ubuntu LTS And Full cPanel® Support

In late 2020, CentOS 8 announced that it would be reaching its end-of-life in December of 2021. This news was rather unexpected in both the open source and web hosting worlds. In response, we have been working towards providing solutions that will not just benefit our Partners and Customers, but also provide options as we move forward together. Earlier this month, we announced that cPanel and WHM® version 94 will fully support …