Using cPanel to Manage Your Host Files

CPanel is a simple user interface site that allows you to control the hosting account environment. The main feature of this operating system is that it is very simple to use, so that your average computer user will not screw it up. There are many great features embedded in its panel, some of which are listed below.

Site Tools

These tools are available for you to use, they are Web Protect (.htaccess editor), custom error pages, redirects, ability to edit MIME types, ability to edit Apache handlers, install/uninstall FrontPage extensions, search engine tool submission and file management Device. .


The email program allows you to add, delete and change passwords while managing email accounts. Webmail also provides CPanel for accounts, autoresponders, forwarders, mailing lists, spam filtering, etc.


Backup allows you to create many copies of account files and databases. The backup menu also allows you to download all automatic backups downloaded by the CPanel administrator.


The following are different tools for investigating the popularity and efficiency of your website. These are Webalizer Web statistics, Webalizer FTP statistics, simulation statistics, AWStats, view latest visitors, view bandwidth usage and view error log modules.


There is a module to control the FTP account (add, delete, change its access password), anonymous FTP control; can change the FTP login message and can terminate the FTP session.

Advanced Stuff

You can add or delete subdomains, subdomain redirects and their statistics.

Advanced Tools

Provide you with SSH access tools, tools for managing GPG keys and Cron jobs.

There are also pre-installed CGI scripts. These are exchange shopping cart, bazaar shopping cart, bulletin board, Java chat, HTML chat, phpMyChat, CGI wrapper (for non-Suexec installation), random HTML generator, advanced guestbook, counter generator, Java Countdown Generator, Java Clock Generator, secure FormMail clone, CGIEmail, entropy search, entropy banner. The network tools are DNS lookup and Traceroute. Database management tools include managing MySQL database and phpMyAdmin access.

For beginners, CPanel has many easy-to-use options. CPanel can be used with most browsers, such as IE, Opera, Firefox and other browsers.