One of the more popular topics talked about amongst the cPanel Community is AutoSSL, a tool that automatically installs domain-validated SSL certificates for cPanel services and users’ websites. Since we haven’t touched on AutoSSL on our blog for a bit, some of the recent changes added to cPanel & WHM have created an opportune time to revisit one of cPanel’s most popular features. What is AutoSSL? AutoSSL is the solution for one of the most prominent SSL pain points for cPanel & …
I’m a huge fan of both cPanel and WHM for web hosting and server management. While there is a learning curve for both, it reminds me of how Windows took a command line interface to the next level with a GUI. Sure, there are other alternatives to WHM but none that I’ve found that are so feature-rich and user-friendly.
In another excellent post by Search Engine Journal, they list 5 crucial factors for following the best on-site SEO practices. If you haven’t already, you should click on the source link to get all the details. Each of these factors includes multiple subsections which further explain their importance.
Below I’ve listed my thoughts on each topic as well as rehashing what the folks at SEJ think. Of course, on-site SEO should be your first concern before you plan on any external link building or promotional strategies.
cPanel’s Web Hosting Manager is one of the most robust server administrator applications for (the lack of a better term) managing websites. It’s become so popular that you’d be hard-pressed to find it in a non-acronym form (WHM) on the company’s website. EasyApache is perhaps the most recognizable module of WHM for its ability to make compiling Apache and PHP modules a breeze. In previous versions of EA, watching it build profiles through hundreds of lines of code gave me a sense of deep relief. I’m no expert in server administration and trying to learn all the proper Linux commands for compiling would take me ages!
I was actually unaware of this feature. cPanel’s Web Hosting Manager is a fantastic option for easily managing hosting accounts on your server. Creating a primary domain and then adding addon domains to that account allows you to organize and structure websites in groups with shared attributes. The most useful feature that I find by doing this is to have a staging domain to share with your clients before a site launches.
cPanel has made quite a name for themselves in the web hosting industry. From shared hosting to dedicated servers, their presence is almost assured on any reputable hosting company’s platform. I can’t imagine maintaining my clients’ websites without it. With so many features that make administration a lot easier than you’d think, it can sure save you a lot of headaches.
Users of cPanel and Web Hosting Manager have always had a choice between 3 webmail clients. These cleints: Horde, Roundcube, and SquirrelMail perform the basic function of accessing email through a web interface. However, their appearance and feautres differ greatly. I prefer Roundcube as my client. It might not be as robust as Horde, but for my needs, the extra features are unnecessary.