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cPHulk is Now Even Stronger

Security is a huge priority for the cPanel team. Not only do we make sure we are providing everything we can to keep our customers protected, but we also provide ways for our customers to keep their clients’ information safe as well. One of our most prized features for both web, email, and server security is cPHulk. This feature, which provides great protection against brute force attacks, has been a part of our security suite …

Where’s the SDK?

When we originally launched the cPanel & WHM documentation, we also included a Software Developer Kit (SDK). Our goal was to build it into an actual kit of tools and help that would support and enable our integrators. Unfortunately, as the documentation evolved and the documentation team took on more responsibility,  the actual ‘kit’ was never created. That’s created a ton of confusion that we’re hoping to alleviate today. Announcing: Developer …

Getting started with cPanel & WHM on Microsoft Azure

Microsoft Azure is a growing cloud solutions provider that is being used more and more in the expanding universe of internet pioneering and web hosting. cPanel is determined to stay ahead of the game by ensuring that Azure users are able to use cPanel & WHM to power their instances and make the best hosting platform we can. For new users who have not dabbled into Azure, you can create a free account and use …

Pointing Two URLs to the Same Website

* This post was originally posted on February 6, 2012, and has been updated for accuracy.    Introduction Pointing two URLs to the same website is a good way to direct traffic to your site from several different domain names. You can accomplish this in two ways: either redirect one of the URLs to your primary domain, or create an alias for one of the URLs. The alias would point that domain towards your primary …

cPanel Training: Education for Web Hosts

We didn’t become the hosting platform of choice by solely providing great software. Our overall mission is to empower hosting providers of all sizes. A part of the way we ensure hosts, server administrators, site owners, and web professionals at all levels get what they need is through education. In addition to our Knowledge Base, Documentation notes, and our ongoing blog series, we have a dedicated team of training personnel …

We Apologize: A Mistake With Our Third-Party Email Marketing Service

February 5th Update: We are going to temporarily move our communications back to our mail server, which uses Mailman to manage all of our internal communication. If you were previously signed up for notifications through our mailing lists, you will receive the next notification from our server, rather than from the marketing software we have been using. ==================== Greetings… This past Thursday, February 1, 2018, our third-party email marketing provider experienced some technical difficulties. Unfortunately, this …

cPanel | 2017 At-a-Glance

Each year, amazing, inventive, and needless to say, eventful things happen behind the walls of cPanel, Inc — and 2017 was no different. We’ve had more than a few milestones and moments over the past 12 months. Here are a just a few of the ones we felt were worth sharing…. Jan cPanel & WHM v62 We optimized the email account creation process, made …

Coming very soon: DNSONLY Server Licenses

It’s been more than 10 years since we first released cPanel DNSONLY, and it’s remained one of the best parts of cPanel & WHM. Historically, DNSONLY servers have not required a cPanel license of any kind, but that’s about to change. What is DNSONLY? In case you aren’t familiar, DNSONLY is a free limited-feature cPanel & WHM server type. It allows server administrators to run nameservers on their own dedicated servers. DNSONLY servers also integrate perfectly with full-feature cPanel …

cPanel Transparency Initiatives

Transparency reports are customer driven: your customers want to know in what circumstances you might disclose their data to governments. Governments also want to know how you manage their requests. Because of this, transparency reports have increasingly become something that distinguishes great companies from good companies. Indeed, groups like the Electronic Frontier Foundation have begun to issue reports that award “stars” to companies based on their commitments to transparency. Why Transparency Reporting Matters When companies …

What to Expect for cPanel WordPress Integration in 2018

cPanel has been providing WordPress via Site Software for several years, however, there have been some limitations. In the past year, we have sought to not only remove those limitations but also provide server and site administrators with new capabilities. In June of last year, we released the first iteration of WordPress Manager and the updated WordPress package via Site Software. Since then, we have built in new functionality, gave a talk at the cPanel …