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Zero to WordPress

Here at cPanel, Inc., we want to empower our users to take control of their own cPanel & WHM server. This can seem very daunting at first, but we are here to show you anyone can build a cPanel & WHM server with a WordPress site. We will be addressing some very technical topics, but have linked additional tutorials with more information. Let’s begin! Getting Started By the end of this tutorial, you will have purchased …

The Death of SquirrelMail

Update 9/6/18: We’re wrapping up the development work for version 76, and the SquirrelMail removal is going full steam ahead! As planned, in version 76 we removed SquirrelMail entirely for new installations. Existing servers can still use SquirrelMail as usual, but you won’t see the Tweak Setting for it. We’ll remove it entirely for existing servers in version 78. If you need more information, check out our Deprecation Plan for up-to-date details. As of cPanel & …

Prevent Outgoing Spam from Webmail Accounts

  We’ve added greater flexibility to how cPanel users can manage, protect, and administer email addresses on their mail server. You can now suspend or queue the outgoing mail from a single email account on your server. In case you’re not already familiar with the full administrative capabilities of Webmail, here’s a short run down. Receive Notifications of Send Limits Get alerts about accounts that are sending massive amounts of emails by entering Tweak Settings …

Problem with Recent EasyApache Update

Last night, we pushed an update to EasyApache4 wherein after the update was installed Apache service may fail to restart properly. Upon checking the Apache error log, you may see error messaging similar to the following: Server xxxxxxx.com Primary IP Address xxxxxxxxxx Service Name httpd Service Status failed Notification The service “httpd” appears to be down. Service Check Method The system failed to connect to this service’s TCP/IP port. Reason Service check failed to complete …

How and Why to Build an EDGE Server

* This post was originally posted on September 27, 2016, and has been updated for accuracy.  The Tiered Release System The tiered release system was introduced early in the development of cPanel & WHM. We knew it would be important to appeal to all types of users, from the risk-taking early adopters to the stability-seeking delayers. Each tier represents a different risk vs reward ratio, and today we’re here to talk …

Training Your Employees in cPanel & WHM: Best Practices

  There are multiple factors that contribute to your hosting company’s success. One undeniable factor that separates good hosting providers from great hosting providers is the level of technical support they provide their customers. Providing customers with easy, fast solutions when they need it is the best way to increase loyalty, retention, as well as promote evangelism for your business. We want to make sure your technical support staff is at …

Conferences, cPanel, and CloudFest 2018

Last week was the annual CloudFest conference (previously WHD.global) in Rust, Germany. cPanel, Inc. was a Diamond Sponsor, and we showed up in force! Twenty-seven eager cPanel employees from four departments came along. We all got to meet with existing and potential customers and to pass out some pretty handy gloves. Celebrate the Cloud! Most of us in the technology industry have a love/hate relationship with …

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 …