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Category: Tips & Tricks

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 …

The Importance of Using Protection | The Ins and Outs of Firewalls

We do a lot of posts on server protection because honestly — it’s pretty important. This time around we wanted to highlight and breakdown one of the most common tools used to protect your machine: the firewall. In this tips and tricks, we’ll go over what is a firewall, how it works, and why there’s no excuse to not be using one.   What is a firewall?  Divided into network-based  or host-based, a …

External Authentication

Don’t you hate having to remember so many usernames and passwords? The External Authentication feature allows system administrators to grant users the ability to link credentials at OpenID authentication providers to their user accounts. So, if the user is currently authenticated to an external provider that they’ve linked to their user account, they can click on the provider’s button on the login interface to automatically login to cPanel or WHM. One …

Update Your Style for Version 54

In cPanel and WHM version 54, the cPanel interface is changing in a lot of ways, which means the way you customize cPanel styles will also change. With a few more elements and classes, you can easily update your 11.52 style to 54. Before we updated to version 54, we applied a custom style to the Siteocity cPanel interface. As an example, here’s what we did to update the …

Patchman | A Bodyguard for Your Server

With the internet growing larger and our dependency on digital information growing ever more prominent, the issues of web security are a continual discussion point in the world of hosting as well as amongst the web professionals that float through the halls of cPanel. Not only are we looking for new ways to improve our product but we love to highlight others in the web security space that are making strides to make the world …

Content Marketing &…MoSCoW

As a content strategist, I’m always searching for innovative ways to think about and market usable, intelligent content. This is particularly vital when communicating highly technical information. It can be difficult for hosting providers and businesses in general to stand out from the pack so I thought I’d share my new favorite content marketing hack.