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May 2017 Development Update

With version 64 in the STABLE tier, we’re getting more and more time to work on what’s next. Let’s talk about some of the stuff that you can test right now in the EDGE version of cPanel & WHM, version 66. Backups! Multiple Remote Incremental Backups One of the most exciting things included in version 64 was the ability to retain more than one incremental backup, and be able to restore from those backups with …

Managing Zone Editing Permissions in cPanel

As of cPanel & WHM version 60, the cPanel interface had four different places that allowed you to edit your zone files in different ways. The Simple DNS Editor (cPanel >> Domains >> Simple DNS Editor) allowed the user to setup A records, and CNAMEs records. The Advanced DNS Editor (cPanel >> Domains >> Advanced DNS Editor) provided the ability to setup, edit, and delete records such as TXT records, SRV records, and AAAA records. The MX Entry interface provided …

What’s going on in WHM?

Hi Everyone, Adam here. I wanted to spend some time spelling out what’s going on in the user experience of cPanel & WHM. Plugin developers should pay close attention to the changes we’re making. Now that we’ve fully deprecated the X3 theme, it’s time to turn our attention to WHM. We’ve got some very simple goals when it comes to WHM: Ensure a great experience for our advanced users Assist first-time users who come to …

March 2017 Development Update

Ladies and Gentlemen, the rumors of my death have been wildly exaggerated. However, while I’ve been quiet the folks in the Development Department here at cPanel hasn’t slowed down one bit, and there’s a lot to talk about. Since our last update in October we have released two major versions of our software, and 3 mobile apps. Version 62 has made it all the way to the STABLE tier, version 64 is headed to …

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 …

Securing your site; Comodo, cPanel, & AutoSSL

It’s been nearly four years since we began working with Comodo to make the entire internet safer and more secure. Thanks to that partnership SSL adoption on cPanel servers is higher than ever before. With cPanel & WHM version 56 we introduced the Market Provider, and began adding Comodo-signed hostname SSLs to cPanel & WHM servers. In version 58 we added AutoSSL to install those same free SSLs on all hosted domains automatically. With version …

October ’16 Development Update

It’s nearly November already, and that means it’s time for another Development Update! If you’re curious, you can look back at the old ones, all posted on this blog. 60 to RELEASE 60 should be going to RELEASE this week. EA4 (EasyApache 4) improvements, increased security, code optimizations, website speed improvements, all rolled into just one release. If you haven’t taken a look yet, you definitely should! The release site is chock-full of pretty information, …

Development Update: September 2016 Edition

September was a busy month here at cPanel, and lots has happened since last month’s development update. Between putting the finishing touches on version 60 (due out next month), and preparing for next week’s cPanel conference in Portland, Oregon there has been all kinds of buzzing. Let’s talk about where we’re at! Coming in version 60 Version 60 is just around the corner, and will likely hit the CURRENT tier in …

How and Why to Build an EDGE Server

In a recent post about our LTS tier changes coming in 2017, I talked a bit about our different tiers and how they’re used. Today I want to explain why now is the perfect time to build a test server on the cPanel & WHM EDGE tier. What is the EDGE tier? The EDGE tier is always the most recent build of the newest version of cPanel & WHM. During our

Taking a look at cPanel & WHM’s SSL certificate options

It’s been quite a ride since cPanel introduced free hostname SSL certificates in version 56. In cPanel & WHM version 60, we are adding the ability to purchase wildcard certificates through the cPanel interface. Since wildcard certificates are the newest SSL certificate product that we have introduced, let’s go over the certificate options that cPanel & WHM currently offers. Gain trust with your free hostname certificate Beginning with cPanel & WHM version 56, …

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