What is cPanel

cPanel is a backend control panel for your webhosting account

cPanel is a web based hosting control panel allowing clients to manage many various back end settings and features of their web hosting account.

cPanel Features

cPanel allows you to manage everything in your webhosting account, including;

  • File Management
  • Databases
  • Domains
  • Email
  • Metrics – Visitor Statistics
  • View Bandwidth and Disk Space use
  • Security
  • Software – PHP Pear/PHP Versions/PHP.ini/Perl
  • Cron Jobs
  • Error Pages
  • Softaculous App Installer
  • And more.

File Manager

While you can always upload and manage your files with your favorite FTP or SFTP program, you also have the option to manage your files through cPanel with the cPanel file manager.

Email Management

The email management features of cPanel allow you to create and modify email accounts and much more, including;

  • Forwarders
  • email routing
  • Autoresponders
  • and much more!

Adding an email account is incredibly easy with cPanel.
A couple of clicks and you’re ready to start emailing all your friends, family, and work contacts!

Database Management

cPanel allows you to manage your databases, from creation, database user permissions, and deleting the database accounts.
You can also directly edit the databases with phpMyAdmin. 

Domain Management

Domain management allows you to manage your addon domains and subdomains, domain redirects, and domain aliases. You can also manage your Domains DNS settings.

Metrics - Statistics Management

The Metrics section of cPanel allows you to view your site visitors statistics and the website error files with the Apache webserver. You can also see your websites Bandwidth usage.

Security Management

Security Management allows you to block IP’s so they can’t access your website anymore, setup image leech protection, hotlink protection and manage your SSL certificates

Software Management

Software Management allows you to edit your PHP version, Modify the PHP.ini file for PHP, and Install PHP Pear and Perl Packages.

Softaculous Apps Installer

Softaculous Apps Installer allows you to install many different scripts and applications to your web hosting account through a simple 1 click installer. 

See more about Softaculous on our What is Softaculous page.

Many more Features

cPanel has many more features which makes management of your Hosting Account a breeze!