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How To Access cPanel

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cPanel is a fully featured web based control panel that provides you with tools to manage your website(s).

How Do I Access My cPanel Account?

There are a few ways that you can access your cPanel account, the first of which is adding /cpanel to the end of your domain name in a web browser. For example, if your domain name was you’d navigate to

Shared/Business Hosting

If for some reason the aforementioned method does not work, such as if your domain name has not yet been set up or propagated and you’re on a shared or business hosting server, you can login to your cPanel account from your Hostwinds client area. To do this you’ll follow these steps:

  1. Login to your Client Area
  2. Select Services
  3. Click My Services

  1. Select the shared or business hosting products manage button
shared manage location image

  1. Select the “Login to cPanel” link
Showing the Login to cPanel link in the Hostwinds client area

  1. This should open up your cPanel account in a new tab

Cloud Server/Dedicated Server

If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server you can access your cPanel account by using your dedicated IP address. For example:

  • http://yourip/cpanel
  • http://yourip:2082

For a secure connection you’d navigate to:


Note:  Manual log-in details are emailed to the registered email on file at the time of purchase.  If the information is needed again, please reach out to us via Live Chat or over the phone, and we can email you your information upon request.

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