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How to replace MySQL with MariaDB in 11.36+

UPDATE: As of cPanel & WHM 11.48 we now support MariaDB natively, and this guide no longer needs to be followed. Please read about that in the 11.48 release notes. Important: This setup is considered to be unsupported by the cPanel/WHM team. Please note that once cPanel/WHM no longer maintains MySQL on your system it is on the Systems Administrator to manage and maintain any updates and maintenance on the database …

You’re my boy, Blue!

One of the first things you will notice in the new cPanel interface is a concentrated effort to make the work flow as clear and discernible as possible. Keeping that in mind, each page of cPanel/WHM has one ‘primary’ action that is easily recognizable. For example, the change password page has one action, but it might be overlooked. While the user is asked to enter the old password, and then the new password twice, the …

Capitol Hill & the i2C

On February 27th, I will be joining fellow Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2C) board members for a day to meet with various Congress and media outlets on Capitol Hill about our efforts to preserve our Internet freedoms. This gives cPanel the chance to join in the effort to protect the legislation that will one day affect you, hosting companies, and even cPanel. …

Foundations and Beginnings

“To put it bluntly, I seem to have a whole superstructure with no foundation. But I’m working on the foundation.” – Marilyn Monroe It’s probably safe to say, this is the first article about UI/UX that you have ever read that quoted Marilyn Monroe. cPanel has been at the forefront of the managed hosting business since its inception, and the changes that you are starting to see in WHM and cPanel ‘x4’ are just the …

Introducing the Most Stable, Best Looking and Most Dependable Web Hosting Platform Ever, cPanel!

The results are in, 2012 ended on a high note for us at cPanel! I’d like to take a moment here and look back at some of the changes we’ve made over the course of the past year and how those changes has turned an exciting, prosperous, and very busy 2012 for this company as a whole, into something that is already generating a great deal of momentum for us, going into 2013. Full speed …

cPanel RPMs Q&A

What are RPMs? RPM stands for Red Hat Package Manager. This allows for the easier and quicker deployment of files. RPMs create a standard for installation of how different pieces of software are installed on a system. This software can be anything from wget to Perl or Python. Instead of building files from source, RPMs come prebuilt. RPMs also allow for easier updating of systems. Why is cPanel & WHM Switching to RPMs? For much …

Update Prep: How to Test Your Software with the Upcoming Versions of cPanel & WHM

With the release of cPanel & WHM 11.36 on the horizon, how should Integrators test their software before it gets to the masses? Every time cPanel releases a new version of cPanel & WHM we get tickets that all seem to read, “cPanel broke my websites! I am losing money!” Often, the cause is a problem with a third-party application. We hate downtime, and like you, we want to give the customer the best experience …

An Introduction to the new cPanel Feature Requests System

http://features.cpanel.net We appreciate your interest in providing us with your valuable suggestions and feedback! The new cPanel Feature Request site was launched in October of 2012, and it is our intention with this new system to make the Feature Request submission and voting process more efficient for both the Community, and the cPanel Development teams. This new site aims to make the management of proposing, discussing, and implementing new Feature Requests, easier and …

cP-Sum! Nov. 9th

First and foremost, all of you on the East Coast, you are definitely in our thoughts. We have so many great customers all over, and hope you are doing okay. This coming Monday, cPanel & WHM 11.34 is expected to be moving to STABLE. This week, Mario, and the Account Team, hosted a webinar that showed off the different features of the new version. You can view that on cpanel.tv here: http://go.cpanel.net/1134webinar, in case you …

cP Sum! Nov. 2nd, 2012

We’ve reached the end of another busy week here at cPanel, and I think you’ll agree this final week of October was consumed with the mourning souls of Star Wars fans. Monday was a huge release for cPanel – you know this. If you don’t know this, I suspect you’ve had your earphones on all week secretly listening to Taylor Swift’s new album (I like the first song…don’t judge me). So much work, from …

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