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Which SSL Certificate is Right For Me?

Early this year Google announced that it would start warning users when a site they visited was not using an SSL Certificate, and we helped you understand the reasons behind SSL Certificates. Today, let’s talk about picking the right one! No matter what sort of website you may host, protecting and encrypting the data transmitted over the internet has never been more important. From consumer apprehension due to browser warnings to identity theft …

Git Version Control: Soon with Automatic Deployment!

This is the sixth and final blog post in a series around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post! This post talks about something that we’re adding in Version 74, which we expect will be entering EDGE sometime during the first week of July, and will be headed to CURRENT sometime in July!  If you have been …

How to Spot a Phishing Email

A new well-designed phishing email has been aimed at cPanel users recently, and we want to help all of our users stay safe. What is Phishing? Phishing, by definition, is the act of attempting to acquire information such as usernames, passwords, and credit card details (and sometimes, indirectly, money) by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. Phishing emails can be sent to any email address. The most effective phishing emails make use …

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New SSL Standard Hooks for cPanel & WHM Integrators!

Hello, all you lovely people out in third-party developerland! Don’t you hate it when you’re installing an SSL certificate through a script or API calls, but there’s some action that you want to take before or after the installation? Well, thanks to the hardworking folks on the Development Team, cPanel & WHM Version now includes a Standardized Hook for the SSL Installation event. What is a Standard Hook? Standardized Hooks are our way to help developers trigger events …

Git Version Control Series: Git Problems and How to Fix Them

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We have designed it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. To …

Managing Multiple Domains from a Single Hosting Account

This post was originally added to our blog on January 31st, 2012. It has been updated for accuracy, and readability. cPanel has made it easier to manage your domains in a single place. In this post, we will go over how to add another domain to your existing cPanel account. This tutorial will require that you have a hosting account and have access to cPanel to add the domain. Are you unfamiliar with what DNS is or what the different …

Git Version Control Series: Setting Up Git

This is the fourth in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git™ Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. Git’s extremely useful …

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Updates to cPanel’s Privacy Policy and Customer Agreements

Privacy Shield Certification We’ve been keeping you up-to-date about how the GDPR impacts our policies and agreements.  Today we are making two changes to our policies that are affected by the GDPR. As I noted in my May 24, 2018 blog post, we had not, at that time, received notice that our Privacy Policy had been certified by the U.S. / E.U. / Swiss Privacy Shield program. Our Privacy Policy has now been certified, and …

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Removal of PHP 5.4 and PHP 5.5 in EasyApache Profiles

The week of June 18th we will be removing PHP version 5.4 and 5.5 from all cPanel-provided EasyApache 4 profiles. To help users understand what to do, and how to react when that change occurs, we’ve put together a quick list of questions that we think will frequently be asked. What exactly will happen? The week of June 18th (likely on June 18th, but maybe June 19th), we will push an update for EasyApache 4 …

Git Version Control series: Introducing Gitweb

This is the third in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. Alongside our feature, …

cPanel & WHM Custom Backup Transport Example: Dropbox

The cPanel backup system provides lots of flexibility, and one of its awesome features is the ability to create custom backup transports. In cPanel, a backup transport or destination is a method to move backups to a secondary/remote server for safe keeping. The custom backup transport feature allows you to specify a script which the backup system will pass arguments to; arguments common with uploading files in FTP, e.g. ‘put $filename’. Reading over the documentation, …

Git Version Control series: What can you do with Git Version Control?

This is the second in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script — and it’s almost here!

Updates to cPanel’s Privacy Policy

  Communication Re-Opt In We’ve been preparing in several ways to support our commitments to customers and end users. Per GDPR regulations and our data processing practices, if you wish to receive communications from cPanel moving forward, you must re-opt in by completing this form. GDPR cPanel has recently updated a number of its agreements to facilitate GDPR compliance.  We’ve done two things: We’ve revised our privacy policy …

The Importance of Being Earnest (about Backups)

This is a guest blog post provided by Kevin McGrail. Kevin is a respected member of the hosting industry, a huge supporter of the Open Source community, and an alumni speaker at the annual cPanel Conference.  There are a lot of reasons to choose cPanel & WHM as your web hosting control panel. It’s got tons of features, great support and it lets everyone from Mom n’ Pop to Enterprise customers easily manage their hosting. …

Hi, I’m Phil. How can I help?

Greetings and Salutations! Hello everyone! My name is Phil, and I am the newest member of the Community team at cPanel! I’m very excited to join the Community Team and work with everyone who touches cPanel & WHM! I have worked in the web hosting industry for about 7 years. My roles have included frontline support, system administrator, and communications. I’ve been very lucky in taking two things that I love (arguing and the internet) …

Git Version Control series: What is Git?

This is the first in a series of blog posts around Git and a new feature in version 72, Git Version Control.  See the full list of entries in this series at the end of this post!  If you follow our feature request site, you already know about our upcoming feature, Git Version Control. We’re designing it to make hosting repositories as easy for developers as a “Hello World!” script. Before we send the …

Introducing mod_cpanel

As of the second cPanel & WHM Targeted Security Release of 2018 (TSR-2018-0002), the Optimize .htaccess feature was removed from all supported cPanel & WHM versions. This difficult decision was the result of some security concerns with its implementation. In its place, we have released the mod_cpanel Apache module. This module will begin to improve upon the features that Optimize .htaccess provided. What is Optimize .htaccess and why is cPanel replacing it? When we released it, …

Are you coming to cPConf 2018?

The Annual cPanel Conference is a staple in the webhosting community. Last year’s conference was such a blast! We met so many new people and got to catch up with all our old friends. The details of this year’s cPanel Conference (October 1-3, in Houston, Texas) are falling into place, and we’re looking forward to having you join us! Who will be there? Companies and disciplines from every corner of the hosting industry will be represented.