Compositing Unruly Hair

Compositing wispy strands of hair is tricky business. In today’s tutorial, we’ll explore strategies for capturing and compositing models that make the process uncomplicated and fun.

How I Met My Donor

By Travis On March 18th, Eric (cPanel’s Director of Development Operations, who’s also my older brother) and I got into a rented Mercedes and turned onto the Autobahn. We had a little over 600 kilometers to drive to Vechta and had to be back that night. It was not even a question of …

EasyApache and Tomcat 7

Coming Soon to an EasyApache installation near you – Tomcat 7! Some things in life get better with age; wine, a classic car, cheese, and fine art. Sadly, Tomcat 5.5 isn’t one of them. With Tomcat 7 an administrator can expect several improved features including memory optimization, refactored clustering, and increased security options. These enhancements will benefit both server administrators and website owners with quicker response time and security measures for Java applications.   Tomcat 7 has …

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The Basics

XML and HTML Sitemaps For Your WordPress Site – The BasicsMost people have heard they need a sitemap so Google will like their site but what are they and how do you go about creating one? Sitemaps are recommended for search engine optimization to help Google (and other search engines)…

cPanel Conference ’13 in NOLA; Just Peakin’

Did you look at the Mississippi River last week and shout for Huck Finn to show face? Me either…cough. We are so excited to be having cPanel Conference 2013 in NOLA. On Thursday we had a chance to do a little bit of scouting and had a quick meeting with some great guys from PingZine. I …

Tell them about the Twinkie

We have started on this ‘path’ of redesigning cPanel’s current primary theme called x3. We have even gone so far as to begin calling this new project x4. When Egon is explaining to Winston that the coming psychokinetic activity would be a Twinkie…”thirty-five feet long, weighing approximately six hundred pounds”, Winston simply replies, “Thats a big Twinkie.” The redesign of cPanel into x4 is, well, a big Twinkie. The home page …

Swiftype – WordPress Plugin For Enhanced Search

Swiftype – WordPress Plugin For Enhanced SearchSwiftype is a new plugin on the block. It is designed as a replacement for the in-built search feature on your WordPress site. The main thing that’s cool about it is that it has an autocomplete feature which is commonly…

What You Don’t Know About Human Intuition Can Hurt You

Nir’s Note: This guest post is by Francesca Gino, an associate professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School and the author of “ Sidetracked: Why Our Decisions Get Derailed, and How We Can Stick

How To Become An Idea Machine

How To Become An Idea MachineI’ve talked before on this blog about the need for us to focus on active creation rather than passive consumption. But once you’ve made that mental switch, you can still face the dreaded blogger’s block. Do you ever sit down…

Wedding, Interview, or a Good Cause; You Decide.

This week I had the honor to represent cPanel, Inc. on Capitol Hill with the likes of some of the most influential organizations in our industry. Beyond throwing our first pebble into the mysterious political pond, I had a once in a life time opportunity to see longtime friends and industry icons in suits. ??This rare glimpse …

How to Make Video oEmbeds Responsive In WordPress

How to Make Video oEmbeds Responsive In WordPressToday’s Quick Tip comes courtesy of WordPress media expert Jason Tucker. oEmbeds allow WordPress users to easily embed content from 3rd party sites such as YouTube and Vimeo by simply pasting the url of the video in the WordPress post…

How to replace MySQL with Percona in 11.36

Important: This setup is considered to be unsupported by the cPanel/WHM team. Please note that once cPanel/WHM no longer maintains MySQL on your system it is on the Systems Administrator to manage and maintain any updates and maintenance on the database software.  We recommend only experienced systems administrators perform the above and we are not responsible for any possible data loss. Below you will find some steps on how to affectively stop cPanel/WHM from …

On to Capitol Hill

2/26/13 Houston, TX- cPanel and Capitol Hill Local software company, cPanel Inc., will be taking part in the first Internet Advocacy Day, Wednesday, February 27, 2013, on Capitol Hill. cPanel will be represented by their Vice President of Operations, and Internet Infrastructure Coalition board member, Aaron Phillips.    The goal of the Internet Advocacy Day is to educate lawmakers about the benefits of an open Internet by hosting a program with board members of the …

How to replace MySQL with MariaDB in 11.36+

UPDATE: As of cPanel & WHM 11.48 we now support MariaDB natively, and this guide no longer needs to be followed. Please read about that in the 11.48 release notes. Important: This setup is considered to be unsupported by the cPanel/WHM team. Please note that once cPanel/WHM no longer maintains MySQL on your system it is on the Systems Administrator to manage and maintain any updates and maintenance on the database …

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