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The new cPanel Sidebar in v54

One of the most prominent things that you will notice in cPanel & WHM v54’s end user interface is the addition of the new Sidebar. With v54, we’ve broken up and reorganized the interface into major areas. The Sidebar is available on every page and surfaces the new and exciting features we’ve been adding from around the product. These are not the applications that you’ll find …

Global Testing Days are just around the corner

On Thursday, November 5th, cPanel University will be kicking off it’s second ever Global Testing Days. What are Global Testing Days? Global Testing Days, or GTD as we like to call it, is a two-day event where anyone who has previously obtained their Level Two Certification from cPanel University can progress through the level 3 and 4 exams. Normally, Level 3 and up are only available with in-person cPanel proctoring. This means that unless you …

Starting a new Hosting Service

During my time here at cPanel, I have noticed that there were a number of tickets that I worked on in Technical Support where questions were asked about how to do things related to how to host a site.  My objective in this article is to introduce anyone who is interested in starting a hosting service to cPanels resources to help with this endeavor.  We do salute …

What’s Next for cPanel & WHM?

We spend a good portion of our time on the road talking to customers, like you, about what’s coming next for cPanel & WHM, but if you aren’t lucky enough to meet us at a conference, you may not get a chance to find out about what’s coming down the pipeline until these features are released. Hopefully, this post solves that problem. Getting one thing out of the way…well, two ones In …

Greylisting | cPanel Conference Session

Gain some insight into the effectiveness of Greylisting and learn how to use this feature in cPanel & WHM. Travis will provide even more spam-fighting techniques along the way. Presenter: Travis Ellis …

It’s time to say goodbye to X3

Over the past year, we’ve talked prominently about the impending deprecation of X3, the previous generation user interface for cPanel. Today’s the day we are officially announcing a deprecation schedule and its eventual removal from the product. Here’s the schedule: In 11.52… Brand new installations of cPanel & WHM will consider Paper Lantern to be the default theme for all new accounts. Already existing installations of cPanel & WHM will not be affected. If you …

Saying Goodbye to PHP 5.4

Sometimes you have to know when to call it a night and retire gracefully. PHP 5.4 goes End of Life on September 14, 2015, which means it’s time for a change. With the release of EasyApache 3.32 on September 9th, we’ll be switching to PHP 5.5 as the default PHP version for fresh installations of cPanel & WHM.  Of course, we’ll continue to ensure that your favorite modules and PHP versions are updated and compatible, as always, and …

Retiring the Live Locale Editor

In 11.52, we are removing the Live Locale Editor in WHM. We realize removal of features from cPanel & WHM can be scary and can cause confusion so here are two important things you need to know about the Live Locale Editor’s removal: First, some background. In 11.46, we introduced new and updated translations for 29 languages used around the world. As a result, more people can now manage their hosting account in their preferred …

What makes a great feature request

Would you like to influence where we go next with cPanel & WHM? Consider participating in our feature request site. Here are some things to keep in mind when you submit the next great idea for the industry’s leading control panel. Make sure that it’s actually a feature request. It might be better as a tech support request. Does your idea restore a feature to full working order? If so, that’s a problem and needs …