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How To Choose cPanel Theme (Style)

simply a way for you to pick what your dashboard looks like. cPanel’s current default theme is called Basic. If you’re interested in using the older version of the theme, you can switch back to Retro.   cPanel Theme/Style Selection To change your theme either scroll down to the Preferences section or simply use the drop down at the top of the page (where your username is) as shown here:     Next, select Change Style     Related Articles cPanel and WHM Overview A Beginners Guide to cPanel Creating a cPanel Account How do I Fix My cPanel Theme?…

How to create a PHP Error log in cPanel

folder or create this if the file does not exist. You can customize the location of the file or the file name by editing the file path.   Step 6b: Locate your cPanel/FTP username in your cPanel homepage in the upper right corner of your cPanel homepage   You can add an error log for each domain by creating a separate .htaccess file in the domain’s document root. You can combine these by keeping the file path as shown above for the phperror.log file the same   Test Your Error Log Step One: Create a new PHP file named errortest.php…

Setting Up cPanel/WHM Packages

managing multiple cPanel accounts easier.   Log in to WHM Go to Packages You can find this section by searching for the word “package” in the search bar Go to Add a Package     Name your package Define the resource allocation for the account     Choose the settings you want for this package Click the add button     Resources – If these are left at zero, they’ll have unlimited resources of that type.   Helpful Related Articles cPanel And WHM Overview cPanel Minimum Requirements How To Get Started With Your New cPanel Server Creating A cPanel Account…

Setting Your Update Preferences for cPanel/WHM

How Do I Change WHM and cPanel Update Settings? If you want to change the way updates are handled for WHM, you can do so under Server Configuration. You can also choose how cPanel is updated when WHM is updated. Whether you want automatic updates or prefer to do them manually, here’s how to change your update preferences…   Change WHM/cPanel Update Settings   Log in as root user on WHM Go to Home > Server Configuration > Update Preferences   Choose the Release Tier and the frequency in which updates are performed (Automatic, Manual or Never) under Daily Updates…

What Free Control Panel Options are There Besides cPanel?

Typically when hosting a single website or multiple websites it’s advisable to use a control panel such as cPanel. This helps streamline some of the tasks related to hosting. Although control panels such as cPanel and Plesk are phenomenal, not everyone wants to pay the necessary licensing fee to use them. With that in mind, you may be wondering if there are any free control panels that are comparable to cPanel or Plesk… and the answer is yes! The focus of this article will be to go over some of the free alternatives to cPanel to help you pick a…

How to Setup and Configure CloudFlare in cPanel

Setting up Cloudflare in cPanel Guide   The CloudFlare plugin comes pre-installed on our Shared and Business hosting packages and can be accessed via the Software section in cPanel. If you’re on a Cloud or Dedicated server you’ll need to install the plugin using the steps below. Note: You’ll need an account with Cloudflare to utilize this plugin. Note: Install using a Secure Socket Shell client like Putty. Using the root user, access the server via SSH Issue the following while logged in via SSH curl -s https://raw.githubusercontent.com/cloudflare/CloudFlare-CPanel/master/cloudflare.install.sh -k HOST_API_KEY -n ‘YOUR_COMPANY_NAME’ HOST_API_KEY will look similar to 56yt8x9s987dfy4324bnv ‘YOUR_COMPANY_NAME’ should…

cPanel Virus Scan

How to Use the Virus Scanner in cPanel This article describes how to use the virus scanner in cPanel to scan your account files for viruses, trojan horses, and other types of malware. You can scan e-mail files, files in public web and FTP directories, or your entire account. By default, the cPanel virus scanner is not installed on Cloud and Dedicated servers. If you have one of these account types and would like this feature installed, please open a support ticket and we will install it for you.   What the Virus Scanner Looks for The virus scanner in…

Definition of Security Icons In cPanel

can prevent users from giving out their passwords to a restricted area of your website.     SSL/TLS Wizard: allows you to easily purchase and install SSL certificates for domains on your account. It also lists purchased certificates that an SSL certificate provider has yet to deliver.     SSL/TLS Status: allows you to view, upgrade, or renew your Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates. You can also view useful information about each domain’s SSL certificate.   Helpful Related Articles How To Access cPanel A Beginners Guide To cPanel Definition Of Email Icons In cPanel Definition Of Domain Icons In cPanel

How to Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel

How do I Backup a MySQL Database in cPanel? This article will cover how to perform a MySQL database backup in cPanel. Please note that you’ll need to be logged into cPanel before proceeding. If you’re not sure how to login to cPanel, please check out our guide: How to access cPanel . To generate a MySQL backup, please refer to the following steps   Under the Databases section click phpMyAdmin     PHPMy Admin will load in a new tab Select the database to backup on the left hand side Click Export on the toolbar Select Quick – display…