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Development Update #2

Since our last Development Update we have been hard at work making new and exciting things for you and your customers. Last week we released a TSR security update to all supported versions of cPanel, and we’re expecting cPanel & WHM version 56 will hit our STABLE tier next week. Internally, our development department is divided into 9 different Agile teams, and today I’ll share updates from 7 of them. ZerØ Cool

As Clear as Crystal | Award Winning Marketing

cPanel Marketing team wins big at American Marketing Association’s Crystal Awards, winning five awards. cPanel makes a concerted effort to hire the best and the brightest and this initiative isn’t exclusive to our development team. Our lean, six person marketing department is not only responsible for promoting the cPanel & WHM product, they’re also the creatives behind the recent brand overhaul, the annual cPanel conference, and most of the messaging that comes from cPanel, Inc. …

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 …

The cPanel Market Provider, and free hostname SSLs

In cPanel & WHM version 56 two of the most exciting new features we released were the cPanel Market Provider, and the automatic generation of Free hostname SSLs for anyone with a valid cPanel license. Market Provider Summary: We are providing a method to integrate marketplace modules that offer free or paid products within cPanel. Release Notes: Manage Market Providers Availability: 55.9999.122 and later This service is currently disabled by …

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 …

Dev Update: cPanel & WHM version 56 peaks, version 58 begins

The next few weeks of cPanel’s development cycle are incredibly exciting for us. We recently pushed cPanel & WHM version 56 to the CURRENT tier, and have started in on what we want to include in version 58. Let’s look at some of the features in each of those! v56 We’ve been working hard to bring version 56 to you, and it has been in the CURRENT tier for a couple weeks, and will be moved to the …

Big Changes in cPanel & WHM version 58

Several big changes are coming in cPanel & WHM version 58. As we continue to work on these changes, we want to get your feedback! Here’s a few of the big changes we’re working on. Bandmin removal We are currently working to remove bandmin from our product. We want to know… do you still use bandmin, and if so, how and why do you use it? Bandwidth information is …

March 31st, 2017: The Day the Sun Sets on CentOS 5

CentOS 5 will reach end of life officially on March 31st of 2017, but as an industry we are already feeling the pain of people still using the out of date OS. Trying to support a system on an aging Operating System is not that far from trying to live in an aging apartment building. Ill-fitting fixtures, flickering electricity, and malfunctioning plumbing are just some of the daily struggles in those old buildings. …

cPanel’s command line API tools

In cPanel & WHM version 11.52 we released command line utilities for WHMAPI0 and WHMAPI1. In v56 we have added command line utilities for the cPanel UAPI, cPanel API 1, and cPanel API 2 as well. All of these are meant to help any user, whether root/reseller or a cPanel user, interact with and test API functions more easily. This will also make adjusting user, account, server, and service settings much easier, …

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