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Category: Tips & Tricks

Plugin Installation Made Easy | Softaculous & Installatron

cPanel & WHM is one of the most powerful tools a hosting provider can have in their arsenal. It allows you to create emails and domains on the fly and gives hosting providers the opportunity to partition their servers. Most impressive is its ability to incorporate a whole host of other add-on features. In fact, cPanel plugins for applications like WordPress and CloudFlare are hosting providers’ most beloved widgets. There are even a few plugins …

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 …

EasyApache 4 | cPanel Conference Session

Whether you’re running a hosting operation with thousands of servers or just a handful, this talk will light up the ways EasyApache 4 and our new MultiPHP support can save time, lower operation costs, and increase flexibility for developers and site owners. Presenter: Jacob Perkins …

The Secret to an Original Site that Delivers Results

Ever wonder why companies like Apple or Amazon have such a cult following or why people love to use their sites as “inspiration” for their own website designs? I was one of these people back in my early days as a web designer. The first thing I’d do before starting a design project is look at these brands and try to emulate their look and feel. I made sure my designs were as clean and beautiful …

WordPress and cPanel…like Peanut Butter and Jelly

Content management systems have steadily increased in popularity across the internet. Whether it’s a personal blog or a company site, CMSs are becoming the new web standard. WordPress, arguably the most popular content management tool, is the framework behind millions of sites across the web, including the former cPanel.net. Because of it’s popularity, versatility, and ease of use, WordPress is a handy tool for website owners and naturally a perfect fit as cPanel & WHM …

Standard Hooks | cPanel Conference Session

Learn how to fully customize the behavior of cPanel & WHM by exploring the cPanel hook system. David will show you how to create unique functions that will open your eyes to the limitless possibilities of the software. Presenter: David Nielson …

3 cPanel Plugins for Added Server Security

In the vast, seemingly limitless space known as the internet, you can find almost anything your heart desires. A recipe for the perfect quiche, instructions on creating survival knots, and of course — endless hours of kitty videos. However, while there are tons of amazing things on the web, there’s also lots of dangerous things out there that can put your server and your digital information at risk. Below, we’ve highlighted some of our favorite …

cPanel Store

Get Our Leading Web Hosting Software Whether you have a physical server or a virtual server, cPanel Inc. has the right product for you. Let’s go shopping and see what types of products we have to offer you. Come and join me at our cPanel Store! Have a physical server? We offer our Dedicated cPanel & WHM license starting at $45/month or $425/year. Or maybe …

Hosting 101: VPS vs Dedicated

When it comes to hosting, there are lots of acronyms and terms that get thrown around. However, when it comes to the ABC’s of web hosting, it’s important to understand the difference between VPS and dedicated hosting. In this post, we’ll break down these terms and explain how even you can become a hosting provider. Everything on the internet exists on and amongst servers. Sometimes it’s multiple servers (cloud hosting), sometimes it’s a single machine, …

Mail Server 101: POP3 vs. IMAP

When it comes to technology, there are many things that many of us never stop to think about. Like how a microwave heats food so quickly. How in the world a Keurig works. Or the process by which email ends up on your phone, computer, or tablet each morning. Luckily, this post is here to dispel some of the mystery behind at least the last of these technological enigmas. Email gets transmitted amongst and between …