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Category: Tips & Tricks

What goes into protecting your credit card information on the web?

*  This post was originally posted on November 28, 2014, and has been updated for accuracy.  Purchases happen with the click of a button, a swipe of a finger, or simply, no human interaction at all. Whether it’s our monthly subscription to Netflix, the plane tickets that just went on flash sale, or the book that we purchased with Prime shipping, our request for immediacy and automation has placed our credit card information all over …

3 Ways to Prevent Email Abuse

*  This post was originally posted on July 12, 2016, and has been updated for accuracy.  Over 100 billion emails get sent per day. Everything from simple out-of-office alerts to account and billing summaries gets transferred across the web, from server to server. While we expect the things we send and deliver to remain secure, we know it isn’t always the case. There are various ways mail servers can be compromised, however, there are …

Install cPanel with Google Compute Engine

*  This post was originally posted on May 9, 2016, and has been updated for accuracy.  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 …

The Different Applications for cPanel Webmail

* This post was originally published on December 23, 2015, and has been updated for technical accuracy.  Webmail is one of the most commonly used features in cPanel. As opposed to having email delivered from the server to a desktop application, Webmail allows users to check their messages from their browsers. Currently, there are three different Webmail applications available, each with their own subtle differences, but all with the same power to deliver secure email on …

3 cPanel & WHM Add-ons For Fighting Spam Email

Being a hosting provider isn’t easy. We get that. There are many unforeseeable occurrences that can put a damper on your service — however, spam email shouldn’t be one of them. We’ve highlighted three cPanel & WHM add-ons that you can use to fight incoming spam, malware, and viruses on your server and, ultimately, offer your customers a better experience. SpamStopsHere SpamStopsHere is a unique, multilayer filter system that uses four criteria levels to weed …

How to create your own name servers

Often times we receive emails, calls or chats where a customer wants to know how to start a Hosting Company or Service.  Since cPanel makes it so easy to do this, their obvious choice is to use our Software to host websites for their clients, friends or family.  An important part of “branding” their service is to instruct their hosting customers to use custom nameservers that will need to …

Quick Start Guide to Site Publisher Templates | For Hosting Providers and Resellers

Many end-users are looking for a simple way of getting a functional site online as quickly as possible. In our latest release we introduced Site Publisher, a tool that can give your customers a live site in just a few clicks.  As a designer and hosting reseller, I decided to take stab at creating my own template for Site Publisher and was surprised how easy it was. In this post, I’ll show …

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 …

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