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cPanel and WHM Overview

SQL queries. cPanel can often come with Auto Installer software. At Hostwinds, we use Softaculous for our preferred Auto Installer on our shared web hosting, and offer a Softaculous license on both VPS and Dedicated Servers. We also use WHMSonic for our SHOUTcast services, for setting up domains, radio stations, and autodj playlists. In order to connect to cPanel, you will usually connect through the port 2083, which is attached to the end of the IP, server hostname, or domain. You can also connect using the cpanel directory: testdomain.tld:2083 123.45.67.890:2083 servername:2083 testdomain.tld/cpanel 123.45.67.890/cpanel servername/cpanel   After purchase of a shared… […]

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cPanel Bandwidth Metrics

cPanel provides a number of ways to measure your websites. The Bandwidth metric is a tool for viewing your website’s overall bandwidth usage for your traffic. This is very useful, particularly if you are needing to look into upgrading or reviewing the resources of your websites to determine if you will need additional bandwidth on your services.   How Can I Track My Site Bandwidth? The Bandwidth tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   When you click on the Bandwidth icon, you will be redirected to the Bandwidth page. This page will show multiple… […]

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cPanel Visitors Metrics

cPanel offers many ways to track the various metrics you can measure your site by. One useful metric to check is the Visitors tracker, which logs the IP address of every visitor to your websites, all the files and pages they viewed and the time the access was attempted. You will also see the links that directed them to a page or file.   How Can I Track My Site Visitors? The Visitors tracker is located under the Metrics section on your cPanel home page.   If you click on the Visitors option, you will be directed to the Visitors… […]

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A Beginners Guide to cPanel

should find that cPanel is a very intuitive and user friendly platform, and we are always happy to help you with learning how to use this powerful web hosting tool. If you can’t find what you need in our Knowledge Base, look at the very bottom of your cPanel home page. You should see a link called “Documentation”, or a cPanel icon, that will address any cPanel specific questions in detail at their homepage.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel Minimum Requirements cPanel And WHM Overview How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server (Limited to VPS with WHM/cPanel license)… […]

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How To See cPanel Visitor Analytics and Metrics

Where can You Find Statistics in cPanel? With the Basic template, you can find high level stats in the cPanel dashboard on the right hand side vertical column called statistics. The main stats shown are, Autoresponders, Bandwidth, Disk Usage, Email Accounts, Email Filters, Forwarders, Mailing Lists, MySQL Databases and Subdomains.   For more granular statistics you’ll need to click into one of the main programs in the Metrics section of cPanel. Related Articles cPanel Analog Stats Metrics cPanel Bandwidth Metrics cPanel Raw Access Metrics cPanel Errors Metrics cPanel Awstats Metrics cPanel Webalizer Metrics cPanel Visitors Metrics Definition of Metrics Icons… […]

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How Do I Do Full Backups In cPanel

when you choose the Full Backup option. That includes:   Home Directory MySQL Databases Email forwarders configuration Email filters configuration Zone files Web files   If you can see it then it’s getting backed up. Everything you can access from your cPanel will be stored.   When Are Full cPanel Backups Used? You want to make a full backup from cPanel when you’re doing a website migration. Don’t run the risk of losing anything and make a copy of it before moving anything.   How Long Does It Take To Do Full Backups In cPanel? The length of time it… […]

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