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Category: Tips & Tricks

Error Pages, A Hidden Branding Opportunity

Let’s face it, links break, servers go down, pages go MIA and somehow all your web visitors manage to land on the dreaded error page. Eek! While there’s no full-proof way to ensure you will never have to serve up an error page, with cPanel you can, at the very least, make it a page that is enjoyable to look at. In cPanel & WHM 56, users can create custom Error Pages for loads of …

WHM Features You Should Be Using When Marketing Your Hosting Business

Let’s be honest, cPanel is a great tool. However, with all the buttons and knobs, features and widgets, capable of being utilized through the platform, it’s one hell of a task to try to grasp the full scope of all that can be done with the software. Like any industry level solution, there are tools and learning resources available to help you learn how to better maneuver the product. However, in this blog post, we …

How to create your own name servers

Many times we are asked how to start a hosting company and one of the major functions of a hosting service is to make sure that DNS zone files are functioning correctly.  Every domain on the Internet must have been at least 2 name servers listed.  These name servers are called the Start of Authority (SOA) and they contain the only “authoritative” DNS information about the domain.   When a DNS query …

Can I Install cPanel with Google Compute Engine?

  Greetings from the Customer Service Team! Given the nature of most Customer Service departments, they are typically the first line of communication you will have with any given company. Here at cPanel, things are not much different. Being that we have the opportunity to connect with such a wide and diverse range of cPanel users, we pay close attention to trends in questions that we receive. One such question we …

How Hosting Companies Can Boost Growth With Apps | Webinar

Join cPanel and Weebly to uncover new ways to drive growth and customer adoption in a live 1-hour webinar. Plus learn firsthand how the cPanel and Weebly integration makes your life easier. Join this webinar to: Get an introduction to the cPanel Apps Catalog Learn why website builders are core to growth in your business Hear insights to Weebly’s product roadmap and how their integration with cPanel is serving web …

Marketing Book Club

Effectively marketing cPanel to the web hosting community involves creativity and collaboration. As a confessed bibliophile, I can’t help but wonder which books inspire my colleagues to do their best work. So, I asked them.

Where is my Two Factor Authentication?

cPanel & WHM version 54 introduces the new Two Factor Authentication features for the cPanel and WHM interfaces. This feature is one of the most highly requested features on features.cpanel.net. We at cPanel worked hard to bring this in cPanel & WHM version 54.  When the new feature hit the CURRENT release tier, some of our third-party integrators grew concerned about the changes made to the API system. We …

How to Create a Spam Filter

Let’s be honest, no one likes spam, not hosting providers, not web users, and certainly not us. That’s why it has become a reoccurring subject on the cPanel Blog. So, using one of our favorite features, Apache SpamAssassin, we want to equip you, the cPanel user, with a nifty trick to keep spam out of your inbox. SpamAssassin Preloaded into the cPanel dashboard, SpamAssassin is an open-source tool built to filter and …

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