The cPanel interface is intuitive and includes video tutorials and on-screen help.
cPanel software is self-monitoring. If it detects a failed service, it will automatically attempt to restart that service. Plus, recent improvements to the cPanel software (including our DNS clustering system) provide even more hassle-free, robust performance.
Website owners can password-protect portions of their sites and have the accounts of visitors who share their passwords automatically deactivated. cPanel software also offers hotlink protection and the ability to deny problem IP addresses.
cPanel is user-friendly, and it also offers powerful features to web developers, while isolating them from performing any task that affects other users on the server. cPanel is a Unix based web hosting control panel that provides a graphical interface and automation tools designed to simplify the process of hosting a web site.
cPanel utilizes a 3 tier structure that provides functionality for administrators, re-sellers, and end-user website owners to control the various aspects of website and server administration through a standard web browser.
Application-based support includes Apache, PHP, MySQL, Postgres, Perl, and BIND (DNS). Email based support includes POP3, IMAP, SMTP services. cPanel is commonly accessed on port 2082, with an SSL-secured server operating on port 2083.
cPanel Video Tutorials
We have compiled a list of video tutorials which show you how to carry out some of the most important features and functions in your paid hosting control panel. These videos are *silent and open in a new window/tab.
How To Login To cPanel
My SQL — A guide to creating and modifying MySQL databases in cPanel. Watch Video
Change Style — A quick guide on changing the look and feel of cPanel to fit your personal style. Watch Video
Updating Your Contact Information — Change your contact information as well as preferences. Watch Video
Shortcuts — Easily access your cPanel by adding cPanel shortcuts to your desktop or browser’s bookmarks toolbar. Watch Video
Subdomains — Learn all about creating and managing subdomains. Watch Video
MySQL Wizard — Create and manage MySQL databases with this step by step wizard. Watch Video
Addon Domains — Learn about creating and managing addon domains. Watch Video
Parked Domains — Learn about creating and managing parked domains. Watch Video
Redirects — Learn how to make a specific web page redirect to another page and display the contents of that page with redirects Watch Video
Change Password — Change the main password for your account. Watch Video
Password Protect Directories — Learn how to limit access to a certain part of your site by requiring a user name and password to access a folder or folders from the web. Watch Video
GnuPG Keys — Generate or import GnuPG Keys to encrypt messages using a “public key” that can only be decrypted by a “private key”, which is retained by the intended recipient of the message. Watch Video
Hotlink Protection — Prevents other websites from directly linking to files on your website. Watch Video
IP Deny Manager — Block a range of IP addresses to prevent them from accessing your site. Watch Video
Site Software — Blogs, Bulletin Boards, CMS, Chat, Ecommerce, and more! Watch Video
SSH/Shell Access — Manage your SSH keys to allow automation when logging in via SSH. Watch Video
File Manager — Quickly manager all of your files with the new File Manager. Watch Video
Ftp Accounts — Access your web site’s files through a protocol called FTP. Watch Video
Email Accounts — Manage the email accounts associated with your domain(s). Watch Video
Forwarders — Send a copy of all mail from one email address to another. Watch Video
Auto Responders — Send a message back automatically to anyone who sends an email to a certain account. Watch Video
Mailing Lists — Send messages to a large group of people. Watch Video
BoxTrapper — Protect your inbox from spam. Watch Video