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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 …

Avoiding a ‘Not Secure’ Warning in Chrome – Here’s How

UPDATE! On February 8th Google announced on their blog they’re going to start alerting in July 2018 for non-SSL sites. Get your SSL today! As TLS and SSL set a new benchmark for securely browsing the internet, devices and web browsers are equally raising the bar for presenting users a safe experience. As part of this effort, Google Chrome now displays a “Not Secure” warning in the web address bar when users visit a website without …

Which License Should I Purchase?

VPS Optimized, Dedicated and CloudLinux Licensing My name is Donna and it has been a privilege to be part of the cPanel Customer Service Team for over 4 years. One of the many jobs in Customer Service is making sure our customers have purchased the correct license for their hosting server. I absolutely love helping our cPanel customers and I would like to go over a frequently asked question, “Which license should I purchase?”. The type of …

December 2017 Development Update

Between the cPanel conference, releasing cPanel & WHM Version 68 and building version 70, we’ve done a whole lot since our last Development Update! We’ve had a ton of blog posts covering a lot of the new and exciting things that came with version 68 already. Let’s talk about version 70, and some of the other stuff coming down the pipeline. v70 If you’ve started to take a look at version 70, you’ll likely notice that there’s a …