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Translations

As we roll out Jupiter throughout the end-user interface of cPanel & WHM, we’ve received consistent feedback that the state of our translations needs attention. Though we briefly mentioned translations in a previous blog post, we want to dive a bit deeper into the topic, provide some additional context, and then share what we’re going to do about it. First and foremost, we need to acknowledge the customers who have sent in …

Full cPanel Support For Ubuntu LTS

In the winter of 2020, CentOS 8 announced that it would be reaching its end-of-life in December of 2021. This news was somewhat unexpected in the open-source and web hosting worlds. In response, we began working towards providing solutions that will benefit our partners and customers and expand options as we move forward together. The goal is to provide greater Operating System (OS) diversity, more substantial stability, and increased safety for our customers and their …

Updated Paper Lantern Removal Schedule

Back in August of 2021, we announced the deprecation of Paper Lantern. Today we’re updating the schedule for the final stage: its removal. In the previous deprecation schedule, we planned a series of changes across 3 versions: 100, 102 LTS, and 104. With 100 and 102 LTS changes already happening, we are now delaying the removal of Paper Lantern from 104 to 108. In version 108 (debuting Q3-Q4 of 2022): We will stop all development, …

We Want To Hear From You

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Jupiter, Version 102, and You!

As cPanel & WHM Version 102 nears its release, many of you have reached out to us with feedback about Jupiter, as it appears in the end-user interface as well as WHM. Thank you! We’ve been listening carefully and are happy to now share what we’ve learned, as well as our game plan going forward. Within WHM In v102, we revealed Jupiter in WHM. We haven’t addressed WHM’s user experience in quite some time, so …

The Apache Log4j exploit and how to protect your cPanel server

On Friday, December 10, 2021, a vulnerability for Log4j was announced in CVE-2021-44228.   Log4j is developed by the Apache Foundation and is widely used by both enterprise apps and cloud services. It was reported by Alibaba Cloud’s security team to Apache on November 24. They also revealed that CVE-2021-44228 impacts default configurations of multiple Apache frameworks, including Apache Struts2, Apache Solr, Apache Druid, Apache Flink, and others. The United States Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security …

Join Our cPanel SEO Beta Testing Program

Are you an SEM enthusiast? If you enjoy trying and testing new and exciting tech, join our cPanel SEO Beta Testing Program and help improve our tools, service, and solutions. We ask that you don’t publicize or share the features you’re testing until they’re officially launched. (Including comments on social) By beta testing, you’ll become an important part of our product development. Your participation and feedback will help us release a better version of our tool as …

VARCHAR vs. TEXT for MySQL Databases

When you’re building a database for a web application, one of the most impactful decisions is the data type you choose for text data fields. MySQL provides multiple string data types, each with unique characteristics and trade-offs. The data type you choose affects how much data you can store, where it’s stored, the functionality available to you, and the performance of everyday database operations. In this article, we’ll look at one frequently asked question concerning …

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 …